Could Italy tear Europe apart?

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Euroscepticism is running high as the EU abandons the beleaguered country to its pandemic fate. Europe is heading into its most severe economic crisis for decades. Its two biggest economies — Germany and France — are already in freefall. Germany … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 3 April 2020

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Greetings from Tyler, The closing of the U. S. economy has launched a hundred sub-plots, maybe more.  First, they told us President Trump was a xenophobe for banning flights from China.  Now, however, he didn’t act soon enough!    “If you … Read More

Is This The First Glimmer Of Hope In The UK Fight Against Coronavirus?

PA Chief Scientific Adviser Patrick Vallance during a media briefing in Downing Street, London, on coronavirus. You’re reading The Waugh Zone, our daily politics briefing. Sign up now to get it by email in the evening.  Game for a graph? It was … Read More

Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock both test positive for coronavirus

VIRUS: Boris Johnson says he has tested positive for coronavirus. Pic. PA PRIME Minister Boris Johnson and health secretary Matt Hancock have both tested positive for coronavirus. Mr Johnson announced on social media he had mild symptoms and is now self-isolating. … Read More

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Prince Charles, who is first in line to the British throne, has tested positive for coronavirus after displaying mild symptoms, his office has announced. “The Prince of … Read More

France’s Covid-19 lockdown poses conundrum for homeless and migrants

Two men sleep at a homeless camp on March 20, 2020 in a street of Lyon, southeastern France, as a strict lockdown is in effect to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 caused by the novel Coronavirus. The number of … Read More

Croatia’s Zagreb rocked by powerful earthquake

Magnitude 5.3 quake wrecks buildings and causes fires as officials urge people in the streets to keep social distancing. A destroyed car in Zagreb, Croatia is seen following the earthquake [Darko Bandic/AP Photo] A strong earthquake in Croatia on Sunday … Read More

Italy coronavirus death toll passes China’s for first time

The number of people to have died from coronavirus in Italy has now surpassed that of China, where the disease originated, according to figures released Thursday. The death toll in Italy over the past 24 hours rose by 427 to 3,405, officials said. Some … Read More

Coronavirus latest: EU agrees to close external borders for 30 days

EU leaders have agreed to prevent foreigners from entering the European bloc for 30 days as they fight to contain the deadly coronavirus. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the proposal “got a lot of support by the … Read More

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