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British PM admitted to hospital for cornavirus tests (68)
Video PlayerClose LONDON, April 5 (Xinhua) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests, 10 days after testing positive for coronavirus, Downing Street said Sunday night. The prime minister "continues to have persistent symptoms of coronavirus," a spokeswoman said. The hospital admission was seen as a "precautionary step" taken on the advice of his doctor, British media reported.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with virus (31)
By JILL LAWLESSApril 5, 2020 GMT LONDON (AP) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to a hospital Sunday for tests, his office said, because he is still suffering symptoms, 10 days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19. Johnson's office said the admission to an undisclosed London hospital came on the advice of his doctor and was not an emergency.
In the United Kingdom, a monarch's message of hope (18)
In a rare televised address, Queen Elizabeth II offered support to her nation, saying they would rise to the challenge and overcome the pandemic. Buckingham Palace via AP Britain's Queen Elizabeth II addresses the nation from Windsor Castle, Windsor, England, Sunday April 5, 2020. April 5, 2020 By Danica Kirka Associated Press Britain needed a message of hope Sunday.
Queen to Australia: Rise to the challenge (12)
Queen Elizabeth has sent a message to Australians about the nation's ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, urging them to remain hopeful and resilient. Australian Associated PressApril 6, 20207:39am The Queen has called on Australians to "rise to the challenge" of the coronavirus pandemic, after a summer of devastating bushfires. Elizabeth, 93, said people across the Commonwealth were experiencing a
England soccer star Walker sorry after 'lockdown party' (10)
Manchester, Apr 6 (AP) England defender Kyle Walker is facing disciplinary action from English Premier League team Manchester City after appearing to break lockdown conditions during the coronavirus pandemic. The 29-year-old Walker apologized on Sunday after it was widely reported he held a party involving two sex workers at his home last week, breaking the government's rules on social distancing.
Liverpool blasted over furlough, players in wage cut warning (17)
London, United Kingdom / Sun, April 5, 2020 / 02:00 pm Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp (L), Liverpool's Scottish defender Andrew Robertson (C) and Liverpool's English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain react at the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on February 29, 2020.
Glimmer of hope in Europe as US braces for 'hardest week' (8)
World Glimmer of hope in Europe as US braces for 'hardest week' 06 Apr 2020 02:44AM (Updated: 06 Apr 2020 06:23AM) ROME: European nations most ravaged by the new coronavirus on Sunday (Apr 5) reported encouraging signs in their fight against the deadly pandemic, as the United States braced for what may be its "hardest" week in recent memory. While Queen Elizabeth II delivered a rare televised address in a bid to
Scotland's CMO resigns after being criticised for not adhering to social distancing advice (18)
Dr Catherine Calderwood. Picture: PA By Press Association Sunday, April 05, 2020 - 10:11 PM Scotland's chief medical officer has resigned after being criticised for not adhering to social distancing advice by visiting her second home. Dr Catherine Calderwood apologised and was backed by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to remain in the role, despite twice recently visiting her second home in Fife.
Man City ace faces probe after hosting 'sex party' during lockdown (2)
Sunday April 5 2020 Manchester City's English defender Kyle Walker (C) celebrates with Manchester City's Portuguese midfielder Bernardo Silva (L) after scoring their eighth goal during the League Cup first leg semi-final football match between Manchester City and Burton Albion at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, northwest England on January 9, 2019.
US braces for 'hardest, saddest' week as death toll approaches 10,000 (7)
by Compiled from Wire Services ISTANBUL Americas Apr 06, 2020 8:36 am GMT+3 Wearing his personal protective equipment, an emergency room nurse leans against a stoop as he takes a break from his work at the Brooklyn Hospital Center, Sunday, April 5, 2020, in New York.