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Senior counter-terror official put in charge of new UK biosecurity centre
Tom Hurd, who was at Eton and Oxford with PM, parachuted in to launch new coronavirus unit

Dan Sabbagh and Ian Sample

12, May, 2020 @3:24 PM

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Venezuela detains 40 suspects after failed Maduro 'kidnap attempt'
Three captured west of Caracas are latest ‘terrorists’ arrested as advisers to opposition leader Juan Guaidó linked to raid resign

Tom Phillips Latin America correspondent

12, May, 2020 @2:49 PM

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Chagos islanders' exile is ongoing breach of human rights, court told
Appeal begins on behalf of two Chagossians forcibly deported by Britain in the 1970s

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

12, May, 2020 @2:14 PM

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Vladimir Putin’s spokesman in hospital with coronavirus
Dmitry Peskov confirms to Russian media that he is being treated for Covid-19

Shaun Walker

12, May, 2020 @1:59 PM

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People who are shielding: how do you feel about the new lockdown rules?
As restrictions ease for people who are not subject to health conditions, do you feel forgotten about, isolated or cut off?

Guardian community team

12, May, 2020 @1:52 PM

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New coronavirus outbreaks 'inevitable without robust UK strategy'
Scientists warn of rolling lockdowns if government fails to reconsider its approach

Ian Sample Science editor

12, May, 2020 @1:43 PM

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Europe must prepare for US exit from vital Russia treaty, former Nato generals warn
Joint statement urges US to remain in Open Skies Treaty, designed to reduce risk of war breaking out through miscalculation

Julian Borger in Washington

12, May, 2020 @1:00 PM

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UK takes a pasting from world's press over coronavirus crisis
Across Europe to the US, the foreign newspaper verdict is Britain has performed badly

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic Editor

12, May, 2020 @12:18 PM

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What is the future for travel and migration in age of Covid-19?
Lockdowns are starting to ease but travel and migration will be disrupted for longer

Emma Graham-Harrison and Helena Smith

12, May, 2020 @11:49 AM

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Coronavirus 12 May: at a glance
A summary of the biggest developments in the global coronavirus outbreak

Jessica Murray

12, May, 2020 @11:00 AM

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UK statistics chief calls for clarity over daily Covid-19 test count
David Norgrove urges Matt Hancock to improve trustworthiness of figures

Matthew Weaver

12, May, 2020 @10:32 AM

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Summer holidays likely to be cancelled due to coronavirus, says Matt Hancock
Health secretary suggests social ‘bubbles’ may address family separation soon

Rowena Mason and Kate Proctor

12, May, 2020 @10:17 AM

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