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Police officers are seen walking on parliament street near Downing street during a Black Lives Matter protest in London, following the death of George Floyd who died in police custody in Minneapolis, London, Britain, June 6, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters gathered outside the U.S. Embassy in London on Sunday to
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FILE PHOTO: Health Secretary Matt Hancock speaks during a daily briefing to update on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain June 5, 2020. Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Anti-racism protests attended by thousands of people in London and other major British cities “undoubtedly” risk causing
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), London, Britain, June 3, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to relax rules on outdoor dining and weddings, as well as speeding up government investment plans in a bid to limit
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks up during question period at the House of Commons in London, Britain June 3, 2020. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Three opinion polls released in Britain on Saturday showed support falling for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party, as public confidence in the government’s
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LONDON (Reuters) – British scientists halted a major drug trial on Friday after it found that the anti-malarial hydroxychloroquine, touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as a potential “game changer” in the pandemic, was “useless” at treating COVID-19 patients. FILE PHOTO: The drug hydroxychloroquine, pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump and others in recent months
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick speaks at the daily COVID-19 briefing at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain May 31, 2020. Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – The British government said on Friday it would extend a ban on evicting tenants from social or private rented accommodation in England and
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock speaks during a daily briefing to update on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain June 2, 2020. Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British health minister Matt Hancock urged people on Friday not to attend large anti-racism demonstrations because
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FILE PHOTO: The drug hydroxychloroquine, pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump and others in recent months as a possible treatment to people infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is displayed at the Rock Canyon Pharmacy in Provo, Utah, U.S. May 27, 2020. REUTERS/George Frey GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization is continuing its clinical
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LONDON (Reuters) – Face coverings will be compulsory for passengers on buses, trains, aircraft and ferries in England from June 15, as public transport use rises following the relaxation of coronavirus restrictions, transport minister Grant Shapps said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask is seen at Westminster underground station, following
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Madeleine McCann, the British girl who disappeared in Portugal in 2007 aged just three, is assumed to be dead and an imprisoned German child abuser is the murder suspect, a German prosecutor said on Thursday FILE PHOTO: Kate McCann, whose daughter Madeleine went missing during a family holiday to Portugal in 2007,
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Foreign affairs Dominic Raab speaks during a daily news conference to update on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain May 7, 2020. Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain expects the United States to continue its tradition of protecting
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a daily briefing to update on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain June 3, 2020. Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will host a global vaccine summit on Thursday, urging nations to pledge funding
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel holds a daily news conference with Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance (not pictured) and Border Force Director General Paul Lincoln (not pictured) on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain May 22, 2020. Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) – Britain’s
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