Ex-Bush official says lockdown protesters are not heroes

Former Republican Governor of Pennsylvania Tom Ridge, who also served as the Homeland Security secretary under President George W. Bush, says armed protesters demonstrating against Covid-19 lockdown orders are self-absorbed and not heroes. #cornavirus #CNN #News Original Author: Produced by CNN and published on 03/05/2020

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BREAKING: UK COVID-19 deaths rise by 621 as government promises extra £76m for abuse victims

In the daily coronavirus press conference, Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick said UK deaths have risen to 28,131 – and announced extra funding to help domestic abuse victims. He confirmed that Prime Minister Boris Johnson would provide more details next week about how the UK will be moving forward now that>>>

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Coronavirus: schools could re-open in phases

He didn’t give a date, but the Education Secretary Gavin Williamson says that when the time is right, schools across England would reopen in a "phased" way. Mr Williamson said he had asked the government’s scientific advisory group (SAGE) to report on which children should return first – taking into>>>

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BREAKING NEWS: UK coronavirus hospital deaths rise by 413

Environment Secretary George Eustice says a further 413 patients who tested positive for #coronavirus in hospitals across the UK have died, taking the total to 20,732. Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzG5BnqHO8oNlrPDW9CYJog Original Author: Produced by Sky News>>>

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Coronavirus: Dominic Raab says progress is being made but “we are not out of the woods yet”

The foreign secretary said the country is "making progress through the peak of this virus – but we’re not out of the woods yet." He says the lockdown must remain "for the time being" because otherwise there could be a second spike in the virus and a second lockdown. #COVID19>>>

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Mnuchin: Economy will recover in months, not years

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that he believes the economic recovery from the coronavirus outbreak will come in a matter of months, not years as some have predicted. #CNN #News #politics #usnews #presidentdonaldtrump #stateoftheunionwithjaketapper Original Author: Produced by CNN and published on 20/04/2020

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Shadow Health Secretary says the govt “shouldn’t be treating people like children”

Shadow Health Secretary Jon Ashworth has said the government "shouldn’t be treating people like children" and with a vaccine as far as 18 months away "we need to understand what is the government’s plan". #COVID19 Original Author: Produced by Sky News and published on 19/04/2020

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NATO steps up its pandemic response – but is it too little, too late?

The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the military bloc is stepping up efforts to help allies deal with COVID-19. It comes after Tobias Ellwood, chair of the Commons Defence Select Committee, said NATO needs to "wake up" and become more involved in dealing with the pandemic – or face>>>

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