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A number of workers in Spain returned to their jobs yesterday amid hopes that the pandemic had peaked as the daily death toll resumed its downward trend and new infections fell to the lowest level in three weeks.Police handed out face masks at metro ...
Alongside coronavirus another contagion is spreading, more familiar but no less infectious: that of class tension. For rich and poor are experiencing this disease in very different ways, creating and intensifying social divisions that are likely to p...
ECUADOR Police removed nearly 800 bodies from homes in the port city of Guayaquil after funeral parlours, emergency services and hospitals were overwhelmed and videos shared online showed bodies abandoned on streets. The police team involved sai...
China has said it has "zero tolerance" for racism after Africans and black people were banned from hotels and restaurants, evicted from their lodgings and forced to have tests for coronavirus.The US consulate in Guangzhou advised African-Americans to...
Tottenham Hotspur have reversed their decision to apply for the government's furlough scheme after members of José Mourinho's first-team squad were unhappy with the club's controversial move.The world's eighth-richest team were criticised by supporte...
In Germany, clubs such as Bayern Munich have returned to trainingSEBASTIAN WIDMANN/GETTY IMAGESShareThe Premier League has no plans to request special permission from the government for players to return to training if the national lockdown is extend...
Fashion retailers are facing £15 billion in stock write-offs, according to industry bosses and analysts.Shops not classed as "essential retail" have been closed since March 16, around the time that most retailers had taken delivery of their latest sp...
The Premier League players' initiative supporting the NHS was "not a knee-jerk reaction" to Health Secretary Matt Hancock talking about their wages, says Bournemouth captain Simon Francis.Francis says Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson pitched the id...
This too shall pass. The curve will flatten. Humanity will survive. But already the coronavirus outbreak is taking on the shape of a once-in-a-generation watershed. As cities, states and nations scramble to outpace the disease, choices made or rushed...
As a gesture of trust it dates back at least to ancient Greece, but according to one of President Trump's senior scientific advisers, the handshake should now be consigned to history."I don't think we should shake hands ever again, to be honest with ...
 Ministers are resisting growing demands to set out an exit strategy from lockdown as the government revealed that it believes that less than 10 per cent of the population has had the virus.Britain's options for lifting restrictions are narrowed...
Barbecues, paddling pools and garden furniture are all being snapped up by Britons forced to stay at home over the long weekend.With warmer weather than last Easter forecast, sales of paddling pools on Amazon rose by 4,000 per cent yesterday. There w...