Coronavirus pandemic

Former Somali PM dies of coronavirus in London

Somalia announces three-day mourning period after Nur Hassan Hussein, celebrated as an influential leader, dies at 83.

Former Somali PM dies of coronavirus in London

AJ Impact

British Airways in talks to suspend about 32,000 staff: Report

The airline is in negotiations with its union to make an offer to about 80% of staff excluding pilots, a source said.

British Airways in talks to suspend about 32,000 staff: Report

Europe

Kamal Foroughi returns to UK, nine years after Iran spy charge

The former business consultant was released by Tehran more than a year ago, but was unable to return to his family.

Kamal Foroughi returns to UK, nine years after Iran spy charge

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Nearly 1m Britons sign up for welfare benefits in two weeks

One in 20 people in the UK have already lost their job due to the spread of coronavirus.

Nearly 1m Britons sign up for welfare benefits in two weeks

Health

For the first time, UK coronavirus daily deaths exceed 500

Death of 563 patients in a day brings total number of COVID-19 deaths to 2,352.

For the first time, UK coronavirus daily deaths exceed 500

Health

Muslim minority doctors first to die on front line of UK pandemic

Families and patients remember the four doctors who contracted coronavirus while fighting for others with the disease.

Muslim minority doctors first to die on front line of UK pandemic

United Kingdom

UK: Boy, 13, dies of coronavirus 'without any family close by'

Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, believed to be the UK's youngest victim, had no underlying health conditions, family says.

UK: Boy, 13, dies of coronavirus 'without any family close by'

Wales

Goats invade Welsh seaside town as streets deserted

Paying no heed to social distancing rules, a herd of goats has overrun locked-down Llandudno.

New kids on the block: Welsh town invaded by goats

United Kingdom

UK records highest single-day rise in virus fatalities

But confirmed cases are rising at a slower rate than they were last week, officials note.

UK coronavirus deaths rise 27 percent in one day

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Tesco hires 35,000 workers as UK stocks up 'pandemic pantries'

Britain's coronavirus lockdown has triggered a surge in grocery shopping as people turn to online orders.

Tesco hires 35,000 workers as UK stocks up 'pandemic pantries'

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Iran receives European medical gear amid coronavirus crisis

Medical equipment from France, Germany and the UK is the first transaction under INSTEX mechanism.

Iran receives European medical gear amid coronavirus crisis

United Kingdom

UK PM's adviser Dominic Cummings 'isolates with virus symptoms'

Coronavirus has struck the pinnacle of power in the UK, with several infected after PM Boris Johnson tests positive.

UK PM's adviser Dominic Cummings 'isolates with virus symptoms'

NewsFeed

UK nurse in tears over panic buying

A critical care nurse in the UK is left in tears after finding shelves cleared of food following a 48-hour shift.

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UK trials new breathing aid developed by Mercedes Formula One

Devices deliver air without patients needing ventilators, which are in short supply and involve a more invasive process.

UK trials new breathing aid developed by Mercedes Formula One

Family

From Zimbabwe to Pakistan: Five long reads for lockdown

From a Canadian town with a traumatic past to a Pakistani prisoner of war in India - stories to pass the time indoors.

Five long reads for lockdown