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Coronavirus: what has WHO done wrong?
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Coronavirus: what has WHO done wrong?

Trump pulls funding for agency over accusations of ‘cover-ups and failures’
16 Apr 2020
UK coronavirus response: would Labour do things differently?
Keir Starmer
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UK coronavirus response: would Labour do things differently?

Keir Starmer calls on government to be ‘transparent’ on lockdown exit strategy
15 Apr 2020
How virtual Parliament might work
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How virtual Parliament might work

MPs set to vote on new arrangements including PMQs by video conferencing
14 Apr 2020
The social events that fuelled the Covid-19 outbreak
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The social events that fuelled the Covid-19 outbreak

Experts say ‘singing and dancing’ have helped spread the virus
9 Apr 2020
52 ideas that changed the world - 43. Writing
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52 ideas that changed the world - 43. Writing

Writing is the foundation of history, great literature – and this article
9 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: what we know about recovery
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Coronavirus: what we know about recovery

Outcomes are worrying for those Covid-19 patients admitted to intensive care
8 Apr 2020
Wuhan ends coronavirus lockdown - in pictures
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Wuhan ends coronavirus lockdown - in pictures

Residents of Chinese city at centre of outbreak allowed to leave for first time since January
8 Apr 2020
Wuhan ends coronavirus lockdown - in pictures
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Wuhan ends coronavirus lockdown - in pictures

8 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: how does the traffic light exit strategy work?
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Coronavirus: how does the traffic light exit strategy work?

New report by PM’s former adviser backs phased return to normal life after lockdown
6 Apr 2020
One million coronavirus cases: what the figures tell us
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One million coronavirus cases: what the figures tell us

Data suggests that most people will recover but death rates are still accelerating
3 Apr 2020
52 ideas that changed the world - 42. Monogamy
Monica Lewinsky
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52 ideas that changed the world - 42. Monogamy

The roots of monogamy have more to do with evolution than romance
3 Apr 2020
Inside Germany’s groundbreaking coronavirus experiment
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Inside Germany’s groundbreaking coronavirus experiment

Heinsberg has gone from ‘leper colony’ to ‘vanguard’ of German Covid-19 efforts
3 Apr 2020
Coronavirus testing: five things we still don’t know
Coronavirus testing site
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Coronavirus testing: five things we still don’t know

Government facing growing pressure to explain why UK is lagging behind other developed nations
3 Apr 2020
Is there a risk of a UK lockdown ‘rebellion’?
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Is there a risk of a UK lockdown ‘rebellion’?

Concerns rise that British public will head outside when warmer weather arrives
2 Apr 2020
Make or break: what the coronavirus means for the EU
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Make or break: what the coronavirus means for the EU

A lack of solidarity among member states puts EU in ‘mortal danger’
2 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: behind the UK government’s testing strategy
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Coronavirus: behind the UK government’s testing strategy

UK still trailing rest of the world despite promises to ramp up testing
2 Apr 2020
Coronavirus in the Middle East: ‘perfect storm is gathering'
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Coronavirus in the Middle East: ‘perfect storm is gathering'

Millions of refugees in failing states in ‘mortal peril’ from Covid-19 spread
1 Apr 2020
Houseparty and Zoom: how safe are the video calling apps?
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Houseparty and Zoom: how safe are the video calling apps?

Boris Johnson criticised for using Zoom for Cabinet meeting
1 Apr 2020
Five key coronavirus questions that need to be answered
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Five key coronavirus questions that need to be answered

From how the outbreak began to true death rate
30 Mar 2020
52 ideas that changed the world - 41. The wheel
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52 ideas that changed the world - 41. The wheel

The wheel might seem simple, but it took humans a long time to figure it out
27 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Refugee camps bracing for ‘devastating’ impact
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Coronavirus: Refugee camps bracing for ‘devastating’ impact

Looming threat of Covid-19 will be ‘more than a disaster’ to displaced people
27 Mar 2020
Fact check: the fake coronavirus cures that you should shun
Iran
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Fact check: the fake coronavirus cures that you should shun

From avoiding ice cream to consuming antimalarials and huge amounts of garlic
27 Mar 2020
Coronavirus glossary: from shielding to self-isolating
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Coronavirus glossary: from shielding to self-isolating

A guide to the most talked-about terms and their meanings
25 Mar 2020
Coronavirus coalition: does UK need cross-party government?
Keir Starmer
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Coronavirus coalition: does UK need cross-party government?

Senior Tories say a ‘Covid coalition’ may be ‘unavoidable’
25 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: nine ways to help the vulnerable
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Coronavirus: nine ways to help the vulnerable

Volunteers are going above and beyond to help those in need
24 Mar 2020
UK lockdown: who can go out to work?
Coronavirus testing site
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UK lockdown: who can go out to work?

Only ‘key workers’ are permitted to travel to do their jobs - and only when ‘absolutely necessary’
24 Mar 2020
General knowledge quiz: test your brain
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General knowledge quiz: test your brain

Find out how efficiently your mind is wired
23 Mar 2020
Should GCSEs be scrapped?
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Should GCSEs be scrapped?

Cancellation of exams as schools shut has fuelled debate about whether testing at 16 should be ditched for good
20 Mar 2020
Quiz of The Week: 14 - 20 March 2020
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Quiz of The Week: 14 - 20 March 2020

Have you been paying attention to The Week's news?
20 Mar 2020
52 ideas that changed the world - 40. Insurance
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52 ideas that changed the world - 40. Insurance

Managing and mitigating risk has been part of society since the dawn of humankind
20 Mar 2020
What’s on this weekend? From The Nest to Extra Ordinary
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What’s on this weekend? From The Nest to Extra Ordinary

Your guide to what’s worth seeing and reading this weekend
20 Mar 2020
Behind Germany’s low coronavirus death rate
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Behind Germany’s low coronavirus death rate

The country’s reported fatality rate is 16 times lower than that in UK
20 Mar 2020
Life inside the Italian coronavirus lockdown
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Life inside the Italian coronavirus lockdown

Prime Minister Conte says restrictions on movement to be prolonged
19 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: what a London lockdown would look like
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Coronavirus: what a London lockdown would look like

Boris Johnson prepared to introduce ‘further and faster measures’ to tackle outbreak
19 Mar 2020
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