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Fears for Iranian refugee removed from Jakarta-Melbourne flight amid coronavirus crisis

Fears for Iranian refugee removed from Jakarta-Melbourne flight amid coronavirus crisis

Australian safe haven visa holder Amir denied re-entry and sent back to Europe in case reminiscent of detained footballer Hakeem al-AraibiRefugee advocates fear time is running out for a refugee to
Online but off the beaten track:  small suppliers who  deliver so much more

Online but off the beaten track: small suppliers who deliver so much more

Supermarket giants are not the only game in town as local firms reinvent themselves to bring groceries and more to your door Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs you sit at
North Korea fires two missiles as Seoul condemns ‘inappropriate’ timing

North Korea fires two missiles as Seoul condemns ‘inappropriate’ timing

Latest in flurry of launches draws particular criticism amid coronavirus pandemicNorth Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the ocean off its east coast on Sunday,
Australia open to UK-style wage subsidy to ease coronavirus pain, Cormann says

Australia open to UK-style wage subsidy to ease coronavirus pain, Cormann says

As economic chaos spreads, finance minister says government is moving toward wage guaranteeSign up for Coronavirus: Australia at a glance, our daily email newsletterCoronavirus Australia news: live
Australian government pumps $1bn into health and family violence services as coronavirus spreads

Australian government pumps $1bn into health and family violence services as coronavirus spreads

Telehealth, mental health and national domestic violence initiative to receive major boosts as economic effects of Covid-19 intensifySign up for Coronavirus: Australia at a glance, our daily email
Hospital haute cuisine: the Michelin-star chef feeding doctors and nurses in Burgundy

Hospital haute cuisine: the Michelin-star chef feeding doctors and nurses in Burgundy

Takashi Kinoshita is delivering meals in a borrowed van to a Dijon hospital fighting to save the lives of coronavirus patients Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIn the
How will No 10 keep the show on the road as tensions rise and illness strikes?

How will No 10 keep the show on the road as tensions rise and illness strikes?

Johnson and Hancock go into isolation, raising questions as to why ministers failed to observe their own rules on social distancingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage As Boris
Billionaire David Geffen criticized for tone-deaf self-isolation post

Billionaire David Geffen criticized for tone-deaf self-isolation post

Geffen, worth $7.7bn, in the Caribbean aboard mega-yachtUS coronavirus coverage – liveHow Trump failed the biggest test of his lifeRead all our coronavirus coverageAs the claustrophobic reality of
Spain orders non-essential workers stay home for two weeks

Spain orders non-essential workers stay home for two weeks

National lockdown tightened as single-day death toll reaches new high of 832 Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Spanish government has tightened up its national lockdown,
My NHS colleagues are committed but we are at maximum stretch

My NHS colleagues are committed but we are at maximum stretch

Psychiatrist and former minister Dan Poulter says the crisis is unprecedented, but his fellow health workers will see it through Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs I walk
'I don't know what that means': Cuomo responds to Trump's hint at quarantine - video

'I don't know what that means': Cuomo responds to Trump's hint at quarantine - video

Donald Trump has said he is considering a mandatory quarantine of some Northeastern states because of the coronavirus outbreak. Responding, New York governor Andrew Cuomo said he had not discussed any
UK can keep Covid-19 deaths below 20,000, says medical director

UK can keep Covid-19 deaths below 20,000, says medical director

Professor Stephen Powis has said the national effort can work if everyone plays their partCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEvery citizen in the United Kingdom must play a
Five of Donald Trump's most misleading coronavirus claims

Five of Donald Trump's most misleading coronavirus claims

As US deaths rise, the president seems unable to grasp the severity of the problem – and he’s made multiple false claims along the wayUS coronavirus outbreak: liveGlobal coronavirus outbreak: liveRead
Stranded Britons quoted £40,000 each to fly home from New Zealand

Stranded Britons quoted £40,000 each to fly home from New Zealand

Foreign Office accused of failing thousands marooned by pandemic around the worldBritons stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic are being faced with flights home costing more than £40,000,
As the rest of Europe lives under lockdown, Sweden keeps calm and carries on

As the rest of Europe lives under lockdown, Sweden keeps calm and carries on

All its neighbours have shut up shop to beat coronavirus but the Swedes insist ‘we are not in quarantine’. Is that the right approach?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIf
Fruit and veg 'will run out' unless Britain charters planes to fly in farm workers from eastern Europe

Fruit and veg 'will run out' unless Britain charters planes to fly in farm workers from eastern Europe

UK urgently needs 90,000 labourers to pick crops that will otherwise die in the fields, warns charityCharter flights to bring in agricultural workers from eastern Europe are needed as a matter of
The huge coronavirus bailouts will need to be paid back. Or will they?

The huge coronavirus bailouts will need to be paid back. Or will they?

Proponents of modern monetary theory believe that countries can and should keep printing as much money as they needTreasury officials have spent the last couple of weeks asking themselves how much the
Scottish orchestra seeks musicians for online performance

Scottish orchestra seeks musicians for online performance

Nevis Ensemble invites all to join in mass version of Proclaimers’ I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)Since it was founded in 2018, Scotland’s award-winning Nevis Ensemble has specialised in bringing music to
Complacency to chaos: how Covid-19 sent the world’s markets into freefall

Complacency to chaos: how Covid-19 sent the world’s markets into freefall

Governments and investors woke up too late to the crisis. Now they are facing the deepest global recession in historyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFor the global
Pope's blessing in empty St Peter's Square watched by 11m on TV

Pope's blessing in empty St Peter's Square watched by 11m on TV

Hour-long address came as Italy said 969 people had died from Covid-19 in 24 hoursCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than 11 million people tuned in to watch Pope Francis