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From TheJournal.ie Varadkar 'increasingly confident' Phase One of lifting restrictions will begin on Monday Lockdown

Varadkar 'increasingly confident' Phase One of lifting restrictions will begin on Monday

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin said there are questions to be asked about how the country is re-started and the logic behind the decisions.

From TheJournal.ie Without contact tracing, countries are 'driving blind' warns WHO official Leaving Lockdown

Without contact tracing, countries are 'driving blind' warns WHO official

WHO emergencies chief Michael Ryan made the comments today.

From TheJournal.ie Stormont to publish five-step lockdown exit strategy tomorrow Recovery

Stormont to publish five-step lockdown exit strategy tomorrow

Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill have emphasised their ‘stay at home” message.

From TheJournal.ie Politicians in NI to meet tomorrow to discuss plan for any easing of Covid-19 restrictions Stay Home

Politicians in NI to meet tomorrow to discuss plan for any easing of Covid-19 restrictions

This evening, Boris Johnson set out his government’s roadmap for the easing of restrictions.

From TheJournal.ie China and South Korea report new spikes in coronavirus cases Lockdown

China and South Korea report new spikes in coronavirus cases

The spikes have caused concerns about the implications of loosening restrictions.

From TheJournal.ie Fears of second wave hang over Covid-19 containment successes around the world Lockdown

Fears of second wave hang over Covid-19 containment successes around the world

Authorities in many countries are drawing up plans to cope with a resurgence in cases, as lockdowns are eased.

From TheJournal.ie More than 30,000 people have now died from Covid-19 in the UK Coronavirus

More than 30,000 people have now died from Covid-19 in the UK

The UK has the highest death toll in Europe, and the second highest globally behind the US.

From TheJournal.ie Italy begins easing world's longest country-wide coronavirus lockdown Opening Up

Italy begins easing world's longest country-wide coronavirus lockdown

It comes after the country reported its lowest toll since 10 March yesterday.

From The42 Manchester United to speak to Marcos Rojo after lockdown breach Argentina

Manchester United to speak to Marcos Rojo after lockdown breach

The 30-year-old, on loan at Estudiantes, was seen playing cards and smoking with friends in his homeland.

From TheJournal.ie Europe prepares for more lockdown easing as Spain records lowest daily death toll in seven weeks Easing Restrictions

Europe prepares for more lockdown easing as Spain records lowest daily death toll in seven weeks

Despite the reopenings, experts have cautioned that many countries are still not through the worst of their outbreaks yet.

From TheJournal.ie A simple recipe for fruit soda bread and some thoughts on the lockdown, from an expert Co Down baker Saturday Serving

A simple recipe for fruit soda bread and some thoughts on the lockdown, from an expert Co Down baker

Tracey Jeffrey had built a breadmaking business that relied on tourism, but when that stopped overnight, she decided to bake for her neighbours.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach to outline 'roadmap' to lifting restrictions today - here's what we know so far Out Of Lockdown

Taoiseach to outline 'roadmap' to lifting restrictions today - here's what we know so far

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will outline the plan this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Travel restrictions will not be amended to stop Northern Ireland day-trippers Covid-19

Travel restrictions will not be amended to stop Northern Ireland day-trippers

Leo Varadkar said he has consulted with the Attorney General in relation to the loophole.

From The42 NRL's planned May restart given 'warning shot' after players flout rules 5th Tackle

NRL's planned May restart given 'warning shot' after players flout rules

Latrell Mitchell and Josh Addo-Carr were also charged with firearms offences after they went on a weekend camping trip.

From TheJournal.ie 'As long-awaited as it is risky': French government outlines lifting of restrictions from 11 May Coronavirus

'As long-awaited as it is risky': French government outlines lifting of restrictions from 11 May

All the lockdown will be lifted gradually, the French Prime Minister warned today restrictions could still be extended.

From The42 Storming, norming, performing - Lancaster keeps Leinster focused Lockdown

Storming, norming, performing - Lancaster keeps Leinster focused

The province’s senior coach hasn’t been wasting his time back home in Leeds.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand to ease strict lockdown as Covid-19 numbers fall Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand to ease strict lockdown as Covid-19 numbers fall

The country reported five new cases of the virus today but has not seen widespread community transition.

From TheJournal.ie Italy sets out plans to ease Europe's longest lockdown Coronavirus

Italy sets out plans to ease Europe's longest lockdown

The country has give the green light for wholesale stores and restaurants to resume business on 4 May.

From TheJournal.ie Countries around the world including the US and India begin to lift restrictions Opening Up

Countries around the world including the US and India begin to lift restrictions

It comes as the global death toll has edged closer to 200,000.

From The42 Quinn: FAI looking at streaming League of Ireland matches behind a paywall Restart Options

Quinn: FAI looking at streaming League of Ireland matches behind a paywall

St Patrick’s Athletic president Tom O’Mahony believes playing behind closed doors is not an option, however.

From TheJournal.ie Researchers seek volunteers for Irish study on impact of quarantine on romantic relationships Lockdown

Researchers seek volunteers for Irish study on impact of quarantine on romantic relationships

Stressful experiences can impact on couples, but support from a partner during anxious times can also help alleviate stress.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why are people protesting against Covid-19 lockdowns in the US? Coronavirus

Explainer: Why are people protesting against Covid-19 lockdowns in the US?

At one protest in Colorado, a woman shouted at a healthcare worker ‘You go to work, why can’t I go to work?’

From TheJournal.ie 'There does seem to be an increase in traffic': Don't let complacency scupper progress, Taoiseach warns Flattening The Curve

'There does seem to be an increase in traffic': Don't let complacency scupper progress, Taoiseach warns

Ministers are warning that people need to respect the restrictions if progress is to be maintained.

From TheJournal.ie Ministers in UK downplay talk of lifting Covid-19 restrictions amid 'grotesque' criticism of Johnson Coronavirus

Ministers in UK downplay talk of lifting Covid-19 restrictions amid 'grotesque' criticism of Johnson

A report in the Sunday Times claims the prime minister missed five meetings of the key Cobra committee in the run-up to the outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Some lockdown measures eased in US as protesters demand more United States

Some lockdown measures eased in US as protesters demand more

The number of Covid-19 cases, particularly in hotspot areas, continue to rise.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Here's how New Zealand's lockdown worked and how they'll be relaxing it next week Coronavirus

Explainer: Here's how New Zealand's lockdown worked and how they'll be relaxing it next week

The country has been one of the most successful in containing the outbreak, with just over 1,000 known cases.

From TheJournal.ie UK lockdown extended for three more weeks as number of coronavirus cases passes 100,000 Lockdown

UK lockdown extended for three more weeks as number of coronavirus cases passes 100,000

861 new deaths were confirmed this evening, bringing the UK death toll to 13,729.

From TheJournal.ie Periods of social distancing may be needed into 2022, Harvard researchers say Covid-19

Periods of social distancing may be needed into 2022, Harvard researchers say

The researchers assume that Covid-19 will become seasonal, but say much remains unknown.

From TheJournal.ie Schools begin to reopen in Denmark today while some shops reopen in Italy Covid19

Schools begin to reopen in Denmark today while some shops reopen in Italy

Italy allowed bookshops, launderettes, stationers and children’s clothing retailers to re-open.

From TheJournal.ie As worst-hit countries mull easing lockdown measures, global Covid-19 cases near 2 million Global Toll

As worst-hit countries mull easing lockdown measures, global Covid-19 cases near 2 million

Experts fear that while the virus appears to peaking in some areas, it could begin to spike in others.

From TheJournal.ie Politics of a pandemic: How Covid-19 changes could open doors to a better Ireland Irish Politics

Politics of a pandemic: How Covid-19 changes could open doors to a better Ireland

Dr Stephen Onakuse says the Irish electorate displayed a new empathy in GE2020 and somehow, the coronavirus brought the changes they sought.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 restrictions expected to be extended in UK as death toll exceeds 7,000 Boris Johnson

Covid-19 restrictions expected to be extended in UK as death toll exceeds 7,000

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who is deputising for Boris Johnson while he is in hospital, will chair an emergency meeting today.

From TheJournal.ie Teaching during the Covid-19 crisis: Four weeks in, the novelty has given way to inertia for some students Homeschooling

Teaching during the Covid-19 crisis: Four weeks in, the novelty has given way to inertia for some students

One secondary school teacher describes the swift and extraordinary changes that she and her students are adjusting to.

From The42 Tottenham issue warning after Mourinho and players seen training together in public London Lockdown

Tottenham issue warning after Mourinho and players seen training together in public

It appears a group broke the coronavirus social-distancing rules to train.

From The42 Man City's Walker facing disciplinary action for breaching lockdown conditions Trouble

Man City's Walker facing disciplinary action for breaching lockdown conditions

The England defender has apologised for his behaviour.

From The42 The Ireland and Lions legend running a Top 14 club under house arrest Interview

The Ireland and Lions legend running a Top 14 club under house arrest

This may be the most surreal period of Jeremy Davidson’s career but the former Irish star has not lost his focus as rugby faces its biggest battle yet.

From The42 'My mother realised I can’t be eating tins of biscuits' - Ex-Cork City defender McCarthy on being back home Lockdown

'My mother realised I can’t be eating tins of biscuits' - Ex-Cork City defender McCarthy on being back home

The 21-year-old has been speaking about his experiences in the Scottish Premiership since joining St Mirren in January.

From The42 Jack Grealish mystery after Range Rover crashes into parked cars during lockdown Probe

Jack Grealish mystery after Range Rover crashes into parked cars during lockdown

Less than 24 hours before the incident, the player launched a video appeal for people to stay at home.

From TheJournal.ie Deaths from Covid-19 rise in Spain by 769 in a day Lockdown

Deaths from Covid-19 rise in Spain by 769 in a day

The number of cases in the country jumped by 7,800.

From The42 A-League player arrested after drunken joyriding in golf buggy while supposed to be on lockdown Joyriders

A-League player arrested after drunken joyriding in golf buggy while supposed to be on lockdown

Tim Payne of Wellington Phoenix and his team-mate Oliver Saile are under investigation by the FFA after being stopped by the police on a Sydney road.