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Nostradamus quatrains: Three prophecies of plague people think are about coronavirus

Nostradamus is the 16th-century mystic and physician whose writings have inspired conspiracy theories for decades. Many people have flooded social media in recent weeks with claims the French prophet supposedly predicted the coronavirus crisis. Although there is no evidence to back claims of ...

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Best supplements for the immune system: The vitamin proven to prevent infection
BEST supplements for the immune system: COVID-19 has exposed the devastating effects of having a weakened immune system. While it is not known how to protect your body against the deadly pathogen, a new study points to the role a certain vitamin plays in reducing the risk of respiratory infections, a finding that could have implications for COVID-19. ...
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Basic income and wealth taxation: Britain could be facing huge economic revolution

The UK has entered its third week of a nationwide lockdown as part of measures to try and contain and eventually slow the spread of the killer virus. The public have been told to stay at home, and people going out have been warned to follow social distancing advice of remaining two metres away ...

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Face masks: Does wearing a face mask stop the spread of coronavirus? New study offers hope

The coronavirus has spread to every corner of the globe, infecting more than one million people and killing at least 60,000 since November. Billions have been told to isolate at home to stop the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while people in less affected countries are scrambling to ...

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Coronavirus peak: When will we reach the peak? Latest government estimates

Coronavirus cases are still yet to peak in the UK, with thousands of new infections reported by the Government every day. Officials hope an incoming peak will signal the beginning of the end of the pandemic, and it could come within a matter of days.

The coronavirus "peak" marks the point ...

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High blood pressure: The drink you can make at home to lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure is strongly tied to an unhealthy diet and a sedentary lifestyle, both of which are made more likely amid the current lockdown. Luckily, there are simple ways you can lower your reading from the comfort of your own home, including making up a particular drink combination. ...
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Putin fury: How UK helped Russian President's 'biggest enemy' sparking hatred from Kremlin

Boris Berezovsky was a Russian oligarch who had initially backed Mr Putin's push for the presidency by puring funds into his political party. However, Mr Putin feared in the early stages of his time as leader that powerful oligarchs could use their influence to undermine his authority. Mr ...

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Christianity crackdown: Worshipper prays for help as cross brutally torn down from church

The country’s Communist party intensified religious persecution last year and has closed churches, imprisoned pastors and rewritten scriptures to deter popularity in the faith. The Chinese government restricts religious practice to five official recognised religions to be practiced in ...

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Five London bus workers die with coronavirus amid calls for more safety measures

Five London bus workers have now died with coronavirus, according to a trade union.

Unite branded the deaths a ‘terrible tragedy’.

Regional secretary Peter Kavanagh said: ‘Unite will assist the families of our members in every possible way during this terrible ...

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Queen hopes coronavirus crisis will prove ‘this generation as strong as any’

Queen Elizabeth will tell Britons she hopes the coronavirus crisis will prove this generation is ‘as strong as any’ in a historic address on Sunday evening.

The Monarch, 93, will speak at 8pm in what will be only the fourth televised address of her 68-year-reign during times of ...

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Two prison workers die after suffering coronavirus symptoms

Two staff members at a London prison have died after suffering Covid-19 symptoms, the Prison Officers’ Association (POA) said.

Bovil Peter and Patrick Beckford were both support staff workers at north London’s Pentonville Prison, and were believed to be aged in their 60s. POA national ...

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WWE WrestleMania 36 LIVE results: Updates from night one featuring Lynch vs Baszler

WWE are set to air WrestleMania 36 on the WWE Network after Vince McMahon's promotion taped the entire show at the Performance Center in Orlando, Florida behind closed doors last week due to coronavirus fears. The wrestling giants have decided against following the example of other sport ...

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry backtrack on future plans after fiery backlash

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry officially stepped down as senior royals on March 31 and announced their departure on their Instagram page. They also noted they would no longer be using their @sussexroyal Instagram handle and website. Royal commentators Omid Scobie and Maggie ...

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Tax refunds: Tomorrow is the deadline and backdated payments could be lost

Tax refunds (or rebates) can be issued automatically by HMRC but claims can also be manually put through. The end of the tax year is tomorrow but fortunately, HMRC can be contacted even on Sundays.

Tax refunds can be backdated but only up to four years.

Many people receive tax ...

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BBC Weather: Red warning issued over tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in Europe

BBC Weather forecaster Helen Willetts explained that Greece had been issued a red warning for the next few days due to extreme weather conditions. She added eastern Europe could see severe thunderstorms, strong winds and tornadoes over the weekend and into the new week. For the rest of Europe, ...

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Coronavirus in animals: Highly likely bats DID start the coronavirus pandemic - expert

The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has infected more than one million people since it first appeared in China's Hubei Province last November. The virus, which triggers flu-like symptoms and pneumonia, was originally traced to a busy wet market in Wuhan City, Hubei. Scientists have since questioned the ...

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Show typical British resolve, Queen to tell nation amid coronavirus outbreak

LONDON (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth will call on Britons to show the same resolve as their forebears and take on the challenge and disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak with good-humoured resolve when she makes an extremely rare address to rally the nation on Sunday.

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Coronavirus: Parks busy despite lockdown as many head out to enjoy the sun The government had been nervous that people would not be able to resist warmer weather and head outside despite the lockdown.

Plenty of people were out enjoying the sunshine on Saturday despite government pleas to stay home.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Health Secretary Matt Hancock were among those who urged the public not to go outdoors this weekend after warmer weather was forecast, with 18C (64.4F) ...

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Coronavirus: Queen hopes crisis will prove 'this generation is as strong as any' The Queen will address the nation about the coronavirus crisis in a rare special address from Windsor Castle.

The Queen, in an historic televised address, will say she hopes the coronavirus crisis will show that "Britons of this generation were as strong as any" as the country responds to the challenges it faces. 

In her message, recorded at Windsor Castle, the 93-year-old monarch will say: "I am ...

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UK coronavirus death rate ‘clearly steeper than Italy’

The UK appears to be on course to have a steeper coronavirus death rate than Italy, concerning new statistics suggest. 

Both the UK and USA are set to pass Spain’s record of peak daily deaths as the Covid-19 crisis escalates, according to statistics put together by The Financial ...

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Vladimir Putin coronavirus cover-up:Arrested doctor grills Putin for 'causing all of this'

Anastasia Vasilyeva from the Alliance of Doctors union told Sky News that the Russian Government and Vladimir Putin were misleading the world on the impact coronavirus has had on the country. She claimed the Kremlin was not publishing the real number of deaths and those infected. She also noted ...

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