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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Friday 26 June, 2020

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Liverpool's title famine? Test Your Memory

Quiz: How well do you remember Liverpool's title famine?

The long, long wait is over, but how much of the last 30 years can you recall?

US House of Representatives passes police reform bill after George Floyd death

US President Donald Trump’s administration said he would veto the bill.

Texas halts reopening as US virus cases soar

Texas was among the most aggressive states in reopening in early June after months of lockdown.

Majority of children and teenagers with Covid-19 only experience mild symptoms, according to new research

A separate study also published by the Lancet examined brain function complications as a result of Covid-19.

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International - Thursday 25 June, 2020

From The42 How Jurgen Klopp made light of Liverpool's heavy history to finally deliver their holy grail Champions At Last

How Jurgen Klopp made light of Liverpool's heavy history to finally deliver their holy grail

It’s taken just the 11,009 days…but Liverpool are once again champions of England.

From The42 Premier League history made as Liverpool win first title since 1990 The Wait Is Over

Premier League history made as Liverpool win first title since 1990

A stunning campaign has seen the Reds drop points in just three of their 31 matches so far.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Phase 3 measures, Secret Service agents in quarantine, and UK panic as Brits flock to the beach… it’s The Fix.

From The42 As it happened: Chelsea v Man City, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Chelsea v Man City, Premier League

Liverpool would be crowned champions if Man City failed to beat Chelsea.

Social distancing to be reduced to one metre in Northern Ireland

First Minister Arlene Foster also announced reopening dates for places of worship,visitor attractions and beauty salons.

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US Secret Service agents forced to quarantine after Trump rally in Tulsa, US media reports

Further Trump campaign rallies are scheduled for Florida and North Carolina.

Major incident declared as thousands flock to UK beaches amid heatwave Life's A Beach This post contains videos

Major incident declared as thousands flock to UK beaches amid heatwave

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole council said extra police patrols and parking enforcement had to be laid on to deal with huge crowds.

Face masks on public transport here, and 1,000 troops deployed to help contain Melbourne outbreak: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what Covid-related news is making the headlines today.

From The42 New dates announced for completion of 2019/20 Champions Cup season CONFIRMED

New dates announced for completion of 2019/20 Champions Cup season

The 2020/21 season of European rugby is now due to start on 11/12/13 December.

Covid-19 precautions increase after cases surge in various hotspots worldwide

Indonesia is expected to pass the 50,000 mark for confirmed infections today.

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British teenager to be sentenced for throwing boy off Tate Modern balcony

Jonty Bravery (18) has admitted trying to kill the child on the viewing platform of the gallery in August last year.

Russians cast early votes in ballot that could extend Putin's rule until 2036

The reforms would reset Putin’s presidential term-limit to zero, allowing him to run two more times.

Australia to deploy 1,000 troops to Melbourne virus outbreak

Victoria state has seen a spike in Covid-19 cases, recording almost 150 new infections over the past week.

International - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Ahmaud Arbery: grand jury indicts three men in murder case of unarmed black jogger

The 25-year-old was shot dead on 23 February while running in a residential area of Brunswick, Georgia.

Bayer agrees to pay $10.9bn to settle Roundup weedkiller claims

Bayer bought US firm and Roundup maker Monsanto for $63 billion in 2018.

From The42 Liverpool on verge of the title as they demolish Crystal Palace Nearly There

Liverpool on verge of the title as they demolish Crystal Palace

Jurgen Klopp’s side were 4-0 winners at Anfield this evening.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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US Attorney General William Barr agrees to testify before Congress

Congress is examining whether he has inappropriately politicised the Justice Department.

Seventh person arrested after theft of solid gold toilet from UK palace

The fully-functioning lavatory is reportedly worth an estimated £4.8 million.

Six more deaths in Ireland, Beijing says new outbreak 'under control': Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what Covid-related news is making the headlines today.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five stories, five minutes, five o’clock…

From The42 'Stupidity... this takes the cake' - Djokovic mauled over coronavirus 'horror show' Djokovid

'Stupidity... this takes the cake' - Djokovic mauled over coronavirus 'horror show'

Djokovic and several other players tested positive for coronavirus following an exhibition tennis tournament.

Trump uses derogatory 'kung flu' term, and still refuses to wear mask, at latest rally

In Phoenix, Trump hailed “patriotic young Americans who stand up tall for America and refuse to kneel to the radical left”.

Anthony Fauci warns of 'disturbing' new US surge as UK urged to prepare for second wave

Fauci made his warning before a House committee overseeing the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus.

International - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

United Nations working to verify reports of record hot temperature in the Arctic

The suspected record temperature was measured in the Russian town of Verkoyansk on Saturday during a prolonged heatwave

Germany orders new lockdowns in two areas in response to Covid-19 outbreaks

The restrictions were announced in Guetersloh and neighbouring Warendorf in western Germany.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Summer air travel, Bolsonaro, and the infection rate among healthcare workers… It’s The Fix.

Brazil's Supreme Court has ordered President Bolsonaro to wear face masks in public

The ruling applies whenever he is outdoors in the capital of Brasilia.

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Protesters attempt to pull down statue of former US president near White House

Police used pepper spray to move protesters out of Lafayette Square, where the Andrew Jackson statue is located.

Rebekah Vardy launches libel proceedings against Coleen Rooney

Rooney said last year that she had spent five months attempting to work out who was sharing information about her and her family.

From The42 'He didn’t become a fully formed human being until his heavyweight title was stripped away' BTL

'He didn’t become a fully formed human being until his heavyweight title was stripped away'

Legendary American sportswriter Robert Lipsyte discusses Muhammad Ali on this week’s edition of Behind the Lines.

Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns

India has been recording about 15,000 new infections each day, and some states are considering fresh lockdown measures.

South Korean group launches thousands of anti-North leaflets across the border as tensions simmer

A propaganda war is fuelling the escalating tensions between the two countries.

Trump launches new attack on postal voting, saying it could be the 'scandal of our times'

The US President has made unsubstantiated assertions that foreign countries will print millions of bogus ballots to rig the election.

Almost €600 million spent on contactless payments in May

The contactless limit was increased to €50 in April in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

Men ‘make more coronavirus antibodies’ than women

Covid-19 survivors are being sought to donate blood plasma as part of a major trial in the UK.