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Coronavirus live news: France to impose 10-day quarantine on Brazil arrivals; Oscars reinvented for pandemic – as it happened
UK put 600,000 vaccine doses into arms on Friday; Global death toll tops 3m

Jedidajah Otte (now), Sarah Marsh (earlier)

17, Apr, 2021 @11:09 PM

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From VHS to streaming: how Ramadan shows became a must-watch for the diaspora
This month is known as Oscar season for production companies in Egypt, Jordan, Syria, the UAE, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia rolling out their best content

Mostafa Rachwani

17, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Tinnitus helpline reports a surge in calls since start of the coronavirus pandemic
Scientists concerned virus or medication used for treating Covid is causing ear damage

Suzanne Bearne

17, Apr, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Escaped girls tell of insurgents’ mass abductions in Mozambique
Interviews undermine the US state department claim that extremist group has links to Islamic State

Jason Burke

17, Apr, 2021 @12:48 PM

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Fears frontline NHS staff are refusing to get Covid vaccine
Concerns grow after sharp drop in numbers coming forward, with almost 15% of staff still unprotected

James Tapper

17, Apr, 2021 @12:01 PM

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‘In this world, social media is everything’: how Dubai became the planet’s influencer capital
Once a small port on the edge of a desert, Dubai is now a magnet for reality stars and a jet set crowd looking to beat the vaccine queue. But do the filtered images tell the whole story?

Ruth Michaelson

17, Apr, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Add India to UK travel ban list to stop Covid variant, urges scientist
Indian coronavirus variant has potential to ‘scupper’ lockdown easing, says professor of immunology

Nadeem Badshah

17, Apr, 2021 @10:42 AM

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UK church leaders warn against ‘dangerous’ vaccine passport plans
Hundreds of Christian clergy say proposal could ‘bring about the end of liberal democracy’

Harriet Sherwood

17, Apr, 2021 @10:06 AM

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‘It’s about keeping safe’: Peak District welcomes visitors as Mansfield cases rise
As Britain inches towards normality, school outbreaks reveal socially distanced caution still wise

Josh Halliday and Jessica Murray

17, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Radical proposals to Church of England call for bishops to declare extra income
Lay member of synod says bishops should be ‘moved out of palaces’ and their salaries cut to match priests

Harriet Sherwood

17, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Coronavirus live news: Italy to relax restrictions; Latvia offers mass jabs to clear AstraZeneca backlog – as it happened
Italian restrictions to ease in many areas from 26 April; Latvia offers jabs following refusals by many on priority list

Harry Taylor (now); Nicola Slawson, Martin Belam and Helen Sullivan (earlier)

16, Apr, 2021 @11:20 PM

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Ontario gives police sweeping powers as Covid crisis spirals out of control
New measures to enforce stay-at-home order with hospitals ‘bursting at the seams’ but civil liberties campaigners cry foul

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

16, Apr, 2021 @9:49 PM

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