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Outrage at rape of Somali girls aged three and four

Image copyrightAFPImage caption Reports of rape have increased in Somalia in recent years The government in Somalia has condemned the abduction and rape of two girls aged just three and four. The doctor in charge of the hospital where they are being trea…

Australia launches criminal probe into cruise ship

Image copyrightEPAImage caption The Ruby Princess remains off the coast of Sydney with 200 crew members showing symptoms of the virus A criminal investigation has been launched in Australia into how cruise ship passengers were allowed to disembark in Sydne…

Coronavirus: US braced for surge in deaths

The Queen rarely gives special addresses to the nation during times of crisis and grief. Her televised speech, airing later on Sunday, will only be the fourth. The previous broadcasts were in… 1991: As the UK entered the first Gulf War, she called on peo…

‘I’m digging graves for people who are still living’

‘I’m digging graves for people who are still living’

Queen to urge ‘self-discipline and resolve’

Image copyrightPA MediaImage caption The Queen will reflect on the “enormous changes” to daily life The Queen is to stress the value of self-discipline and resolve during the coronavirus pandemic in a special address to the nation on Sunday. In a rare spe…

New York virus deaths surge past 3,500

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption New York City hospitals have reported equipment hsortages New York state has recorded 630 more coronavirus deaths, another daily record that takes its toll to 3,565. Most deaths have been in New York City. The stat…

‘We’re on our knees’ says ICU nurse

VideoShirley Watts, an operating theatre nurse at a hospital in Basildon, posted a video to a Facebook group after a long and difficult shift in ICU treating patients with coronavirus.

Spain ‘close to passing peak’ as deaths fall again

Media captionInside the ICU in one of Spain’s biggest hospitals Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez says the country is “close to passing the peak of infections” as the number of coronavirus deaths fell for the second day in a row. Mr Sánchez also extended…

Trump on unproven coronavirus treatment: Try it

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France knife attack leaves two dead

Two people have been killed and at least four others wounded in a knife attack in south-east France, officials have said. The mayor of the town of Romans-sur-Isère said people had been queuing outside a shop on Saturday morning when they were attacked. One …