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Coronavirus: Some Britons on lockdown at Tenerife hotel allowed to leave
Some British tourists are being allowed to leave a Tenerife hotel which has been on lockdown after four Italian guests, including a doctor, tested positive for the new coronavirus.
Coronavirus: Iran's vice president Masoumeh Ebtekar has COVID-19 as 26 are killed by virus
A vice president of Iran, Masoumeh Ebtekar, has the new coronavirus, a state-owned newspaper says.
Coronavirus: Japan confirms first case of person being reinfected with COVID-19
Japan has reported its first case of a person becoming reinfected with the coronavirus after appearing to have fully recovered.
Roman Polanski pulls out of France's Cesar awards as he fears 'public lynching'
Roman Polanski will not attend the Cesar Awards - the French equivalent to the Oscars - as he says he fears a "public lynching" over a new sex assault claim against him.
Pope Francis cancels Rome mass due to illness, Vatican says
Pope Francis has cancelled a mass at a Rome basilica because he is ill, the Vatican has said.
Swiss village facing 10-year evacuation over Second World War weapons threat
People in a Swiss village have been told they may have to leave their homes for more than a decade while a nearby Second World War weapons store is cleared.
Quaden Bayles: Family of bullied Australian schoolboy to donate Disneyland funds to charity instead
The family of a nine-year-old boy who was left suicidal after being bullied because of his dwarfism will donate the £368,300 crowdfunded for him to go to Disneyland to charity instead.
'Mike has a certain talent for this': Trump picks Pence to run coronavirus response
Donald Trump has appointed his vice president Mike Pence to lead the US response to the coronavirus.
'Ultimate act of domestic violence': Man jailed after pushing wheelchair-bound wife into pond
A man has been jailed for life for killing his wife after pushing her into a pond while she was in her wheelchair.
Congress finally makes lynching a federal hate crime after 120 years of campaigning
Some 65 years after the torture and murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till by two white men in Mississippi and 120 years after it first considered the issue, Congress has finally made lynching a federal hate crime.