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Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police
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Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police

17 hours ago 23,825 Views 73 Comments

Hundreds gathered to protest a curfew in place until February.

Northern Ireland: Lockdown extended until 5 March, decision next week on opening schools at earlier date
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Northern Ireland: Lockdown extended until 5 March, decision next week on opening schools at earlier date

Updated Thu 4:52 PM 44,486 Views 38 Comments

Deputy first minister Michelle O’Neill said this afternoon that the health service is facing into its “toughest week”.

Partial lockdown imposed in Beijing over handful of Covid-19 cases
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Partial lockdown imposed in Beijing over handful of Covid-19 cases

Wed 7:43 AM 9,600 Views 8 Comments

Seven cases of the virus were reported in the city today, including six in southern Daxing district.

'About 30%' of construction sites remaining open despite Level 5 shutdown
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'About 30%' of construction sites remaining open despite Level 5 shutdown

Jan 19th 2021, 9:00 PM 60,971 Views 35 Comments

Some of the biggest FDI sites in the country are open under government exemptions.

Portugal becomes latest European country to return to full lockdown
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Portugal becomes latest European country to return to full lockdown

Jan 13th 2021, 9:17 PM 36,279 Views 20 Comments

Schools will remain open there.

Advocacy groups to meet Education Minister tomorrow over closure of special education schools
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Advocacy groups to meet Education Minister tomorrow over closure of special education schools

Jan 10th 2021, 4:11 PM 15,807 Views 54 Comments

Disability advocates have said that the closure of schools “left families and children with special educational needs reeling”.

Hancock defends UK police fining two women £200 for driving 8km to go for a walk
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Hancock defends UK police fining two women £200 for driving 8km to go for a walk

Jan 10th 2021, 3:02 PM 51,622 Views 53 Comments

“I’m absolutely going to back the police because the challenge here is that every flex can be fatal,” the UK Health Secretary said.

Cabinet sub-committee agrees to shut schools and construction sites until 1 February
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Cabinet sub-committee agrees to shut schools and construction sites until 1 February

Jan 5th 2021, 8:55 PM 159,684 Views 166 Comments

The decision was made this evening.

Boris Johnson announces new national lockdown for England
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Boris Johnson announces new national lockdown for England

Jan 4th 2021, 8:06 PM 95,681 Views 71 Comments

The British Prime Minister made the announcement in a televised address setting out new emergency measures.

Explainer: What childcare options are available in Level 5 and who gets priority?
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Explainer: What childcare options are available in Level 5 and who gets priority?

Jan 4th 2021, 4:59 PM 43,504 Views 9 Comments

The government has asked parents who are not essential workers to keep their children at home.

National lockdown to be imposed in Scotland for rest of January, Sturgeon announces
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National lockdown to be imposed in Scotland for rest of January, Sturgeon announces

Jan 4th 2021, 2:41 PM 22,752 Views 20 Comments

Sturgeon also confirmed that most pupils will be learning from home for at least the rest of the month.

Restaurants and pubs to close from 3pm as new Covid-19 restrictions kick in
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Restaurants and pubs to close from 3pm as new Covid-19 restrictions kick in

Dec 24th 2020, 2:06 PM 26,960 Views 54 Comments

It is not clear when these businesses will be able to reopen.

Italy to go into strict lockdown over Christmas, New Year
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Italy to go into strict lockdown over Christmas, New Year

Dec 19th 2020, 11:41 AM 23,946 Views 21 Comments

Under the new measures, shops, bars and restaurants will be closed.

Tánaiste warns: 'If we wait until 6 January, restrictions might be tougher and go on for longer'
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Tánaiste warns: 'If we wait until 6 January, restrictions might be tougher and go on for longer'

Dec 17th 2020, 10:26 PM 131,694 Views 105 Comments

A new lockdown in January had been suggested, but the government is warning that the restrictions may come sooner than expected.

Public warned against 'festive free-for-all' as restrictions ease in Northern Ireland after two-week circuit break
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Public warned against 'festive free-for-all' as restrictions ease in Northern Ireland after two-week circuit break

Dec 11th 2020, 7:21 AM 7,666 Views 1 Comment

Like the rest of Ireland, however, wet pubs in Northern Ireland must remain shut.

Fans to return to football stadiums and racecourses in Britain from today
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Fans to return to football stadiums and racecourses in Britain from today

Dec 2nd 2020, 8:09 AM 4,082 Views 0 Comments

A limited number of supporters will be welcomed back.

Macron outlines France’s baby steps out of lockdown
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Macron outlines France’s baby steps out of lockdown

Nov 24th 2020, 10:00 PM 24,643 Views 3 Comments

France’s infection rate per 100,000 people is now less than a third of what it was at the start of November.

Retailers call on government to move forward re-opening of sector to Monday
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Retailers call on government to move forward re-opening of sector to Monday

Nov 24th 2020, 12:53 PM 26,920 Views 28 Comments

Cabinet is meeting today to discuss the Level 5 exit plan.

Lockdown lifting announcement due on Friday, but won't clash with the Late Late Toy Show
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Lockdown lifting announcement due on Friday, but won't clash with the Late Late Toy Show

Nov 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 60,180 Views 81 Comments

Cabinet will meet today to discuss the government’s exit plan.

Fans set to return to sports stadiums in England from December
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Fans set to return to sports stadiums in England from December

Nov 23rd 2020, 5:52 PM 7,064 Views 1 Comment

Up to 4,000 spectators will be allowed into grounds in low-risk areas.

Government to consider international data and effect of visitor restrictions as it plots exit from Level 5
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Government to consider international data and effect of visitor restrictions as it plots exit from Level 5

Updated Nov 23rd 2020, 3:13 PM 76,080 Views 79 Comments

The Taoiseach has said that “no decisions have been made as yet” as to exactly what restrictions will follow Level 5.

South Australia to end circuit-breaker lockdown early after pizza parlour blunder
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South Australia to end circuit-breaker lockdown early after pizza parlour blunder

Nov 20th 2020, 9:07 AM 71,745 Views 31 Comments

A tough lockdown for the state’s almost two million people will now end late tomorrow.

'We have to get the doors open before Christmas': Retailers and pubs call for clarity on re-opening
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'We have to get the doors open before Christmas': Retailers and pubs call for clarity on re-opening

Nov 16th 2020, 1:30 PM 25,568 Views 28 Comments

The Vintners Federation of Ireland said outdoor-only service is “useless” for many pubs.

SuperValu's Christmas advert with a 2020 twist draws warm reception online
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SuperValu's Christmas advert with a 2020 twist draws warm reception online

Nov 12th 2020, 1:16 PM 67,266 Views 35 Comments

SuperValu’s advert features a boy called Conor, who is awaiting a mysterious Christmas visitor.

Collins Dictionary names ‘lockdown’ its Word of the Year for 2020
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Collins Dictionary names ‘lockdown’ its Word of the Year for 2020

Nov 10th 2020, 7:24 AM 10,769 Views 15 Comments

Its annual list of additions is dominated by terms such as ‘social distancing’, ‘key worker’ and ‘self-isolate’.

Suspected outbreak of coronavirus at Mountjoy Prison postpones firearms trial
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Suspected outbreak of coronavirus at Mountjoy Prison postpones firearms trial

Nov 9th 2020, 1:34 PM 18,843 Views 0 Comments

The suspected outbreak has led to the postponement of a firearms trial at the Special Criminal Court.

Cyberbullying rates in Ireland soared by '28% during lockdown'
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Cyberbullying rates in Ireland soared by '28% during lockdown'

Nov 5th 2020, 10:29 PM 9,955 Views 10 Comments

The younger children were, the more likely they were to be victims, the study found.

Paris hospitals near capacity after upsurge in coronavirus cases
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Paris hospitals near capacity after upsurge in coronavirus cases

Nov 5th 2020, 7:13 PM 25,775 Views 33 Comments

France is currently in a partial lockdown to try and reduce Covid-19 numbers.

England's new Covid-19 lockdown starts today - here are the rules
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England's new Covid-19 lockdown starts today - here are the rules

Nov 5th 2020, 6:00 AM 24,150 Views 3 Comments

Labour’s Keir Starmer said it would be “madness” not to extend the measures if they didn’t work.

Italy imposes national curfew and locks down 'red zones'
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Italy imposes national curfew and locks down 'red zones'

Nov 4th 2020, 9:17 PM 30,932 Views 17 Comments

Italy was the first European country hit by coronavirus.

Takeaway beers allowed in England after government U-turn on lockdown rules
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Takeaway beers allowed in England after government U-turn on lockdown rules

Nov 4th 2020, 9:01 AM 32,254 Views 17 Comments

New rules state drinks must be pre-ordered online or by phone.

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Confusion sown by UK ministers over rules for England's lockdown

Nov 3rd 2020, 2:51 PM 19,595 Views 12 Comments

New rules are coming into effect in England on Thursday in an effort to control the spread of Covid-19.

Poll: Are you adhering to the Level 5 restrictions?
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Poll: Are you adhering to the Level 5 restrictions?

Nov 2nd 2020, 8:14 AM 62,930 Views 96 Comments

We’re set for another month of Level 5.

Nigel Farage is rebranding the Brexit party into an anti-lockdown party
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Nigel Farage is rebranding the Brexit party into an anti-lockdown party

Nov 2nd 2020, 7:36 AM 29,891 Views 78 Comments

The party which took no seats at last year’s British general election is seeking a new approach.

England’s national lockdown could be extended beyond 2 December, Gove admits
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England’s national lockdown could be extended beyond 2 December, Gove admits

Nov 1st 2020, 11:48 AM 22,748 Views 5 Comments

Michael Gove said it would be ‘foolish’ to predict what would happen with the pandemic over the next four weeks.

England on lockdown until 2 December, Boris Johnson announces in another U-turn
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England on lockdown until 2 December, Boris Johnson announces in another U-turn

Oct 31st 2020, 7:10 PM 74,366 Views 59 Comments

Schools will remain open but pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops are to shut.

England faces stringent national lockdown under plans being considered by Boris Johnson
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England faces stringent national lockdown under plans being considered by Boris Johnson

Oct 31st 2020, 7:34 AM 31,097 Views 25 Comments

Johnson is expected to announce the measures at a press conference on Monday, according to The Times.

Christmas crafts, nursing home concerts and virtual 5km runs all part of Keep Well campaign
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Christmas crafts, nursing home concerts and virtual 5km runs all part of Keep Well campaign

Oct 29th 2020, 5:02 PM 18,994 Views 4 Comments

Taoiseach Michéal Martin launched the campaign today.

New national lockdown announced in France
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New national lockdown announced in France

Oct 28th 2020, 7:40 PM 53,076 Views 39 Comments

Bars, restaurants and non-essential businesses will close, but schools will stay open.

How a four-month lockdown in Melbourne crushed a Covid-19 surge
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How a four-month lockdown in Melbourne crushed a Covid-19 surge

Oct 27th 2020, 1:32 PM 34,282 Views 64 Comments

Strict Covid-19 restrictions have just been lifted in Melbourne.

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