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Lifting lockdown ‘illogical’ as virus cases rise in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has blasted the easing of coronavirus restrictions in parts of northern England as “completely illogical”. Measures were lifted overnight in Bolton, Stockport and Trafford despite concerns from some local councils. Mr Burnham said it meant boroughs with rising cases were restriction-free but others with lower numbers were not. He urged […]


Russia Sets Up ‘Disinfection Tunnel’ To Protect Putin From Virus, State Media Says

MOSCOW (Reuters) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is protected from the novel coronavirus by a special disinfection tunnel that anyone visiting his residence outside Moscow must pass through, the state-controlled RIA news agency reported on Tuesday. The special tunnel, manufactured by a Russian company based in the town of Penza, has been installed at his official Novo-Ogaryovo […]