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Coronavirus: Outbreak spreads in Europe from Italy

Several European countries have announced their first coronavirus cases, with all appearing to be linked to the growing outbreak in Italy. Austria, Croatia and Switzerland all reported ...

Coronavirus: Iran’s deputy health minister tests positive as outbreak worsens

Media playback is unsupported on your device Iran’s deputy health minister and an MP have both tested positive for the new coronavirus disease, as it struggles to contain ...

Coronavirus: Tenerife hotel with hundreds of guests locked down

A hotel in Tenerife in Spain’s Canary Islands has been locked down after a visiting Italian doctor tested positive for coronavirus. Hundreds of guests at the H10 Costa Adeje ...

Coronavirus: Britons returning from northern Italy told to self-isolate

Britons returning from northern Italy are being told to self-isolate in the UK if they show coronavirus symptoms. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said people with flu-like symptoms ...

Coronavirus: Worst-hit countries boost containment efforts

Media playback is unsupported on your device The worst-hit countries are intensifying their efforts to contain the deadly coronavirus as the number of cases globally ...

Poorest women’s life expectancy declines, finds report

Life expectancy among women living in the poorest communities in England has declined since 2011, says a report warning of growing health inequalities. Overall, life expectancy growth ...

Harvey Weinstein guilty of sexual assaults

Media playback is unsupported on your device Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of sexual assault, capping a stunning downfall for the former Hollywood mogul and ...

Coronavirus: Rapid spread raises fears of global pandemic

Fears are growing that the coronavirus outbreak could become a global pandemic as new cases are reported around the world. Although most infections are in China, other countries including ...

Home Secretary Priti Patel ‘deeply concerned’ by ‘false MI5 claims’

Media reports Home Secretary Priti Patel is distrusted by intelligence chiefs and bullied her staff have been dismissed as “false” by the government. Officials have denied ...

Coronavirus: North Korea quarantines foreigners amid fears

North Korea has quarantined 380 foreigners in a bid to stop the coronavirus from breaking out. The foreigners are mostly diplomats stationed in the capital Pyongyang, said news agency ...