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I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll writer dies of coronavirus

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption The singer had a long and varied career in music, with bands in Japan, the UK and the US The co-writer and original singer of I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll, Alan Merrill, has died after contracting coronavirus. His daughter…

N Korea hails test as South condemns virus timing

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption This file photo shows a previous North Korean missile test North Korea hailed a test of “super large” rocket launchers, just hours after the South condemned the state as “inappropriate” for pursing tests amid the gl…

India’s pandemic lockdown turns into a human tragedy

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption People are walking hundreds of miles to return to their home villages When I spoke to him on the phone, he had just returned home to his village in the northern state of Rajasthan from neighbouring Gujarat, where he…

Coronavirus updates: Australia limits groups as US extends restrictions

US President Trump has said the country’s restrictions will be extended until at least 30 April. “The highest point of the death rate is likely to hit in two weeks,” he said on Sunday, adding that “therefore we will be extending our guidelines.” Mr Trump ha…

F1 team helps to create coronavirus breathing aid

Image copyrightJames Tye/UCLImage caption CPAP devices are less invasive than a ventilator A breathing aid that can help keep coronavirus patients out of intensive care has been created in under a week. University College London engineers worked with clin…

The fears of domestic workers who can’t stay at home

The fears of domestic workers who can’t stay at home

Trump extends virus restrictions beyond Easter

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption President Trump: “Nothing would be worse than declaring victory before victory is won” US President Donald Trump has said coronavirus restrictions such as social distancing will be extended across the country until …

Government cracks down on coronavirus fake news

Image copyrightGetty Images The government is cracking down on misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic. A rapid response unit within the Cabinet Office is working with social media firms to remove fake news and harmful content. Culture Secretary Oliv…

Trump says Harry and Meghan must pay for security

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Harry and Meghan have reportedly relocated from Canada to California President Donald Trump says the US will not foot the bill for Prince Harry and Meghan’s security amid reports that the pair have moved to the US f…

US extends social distancing to April 30 in hopes of avoiding 100,000 coronavirus deaths

(CNN)Social distancing guidelines that have shut down cites across the US have been extended to April 30 as a top US health official warns that 100,000 or more people could die in the US from the novel coronavirus. “What we’re trying to do is not to let that…