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Military commander helping build virus hospital on mission to save lives
The officer heading the military's effort to turn an exhibition centre in London into a giant coronavirus hospital has likened the fight against the disease to the battle of the Somme.


'A logistical and engineering marvel': Inside London's giant coronavirus hospital built in a fortnight
From the outside there is not much to suggest that this east London riverside landmark is now the world's largest critical care facility. The new NHS logo only hints at what is inside.


How to keep your husband happy in lockdown posters condemned
The Malaysian government's department for women has apologised after it released a series of online posters telling women how to keep their men happy during the COVID-19 lockdown.


UK's initial coronavirus plan would have been 'catastrophic', says Trump
Donald Trump has said the UK was facing "catastrophic" results before it changed strategy in the fight against coronavirus - as one of his experts revealed she remains "worried" about Britain's lack of ventilators.


Thailand trials 15-minute COVID-19 test
A new 15-minute COVID-19 test has been launched in Thailand aimed at increasing the number of people being screened for the deadly virus and easing the burden on the health system.


Special body recovery teams set up for those who die at home
Special body recovery teams have begun work to deal with suspected coronavirus victims who die in their homes.


 


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Donna Air reveals coronavirus diagnosis and donates tests to NHS
Actress Donna Air has revealed she has tested positive for coronavirus and says she has donated tests to NHS workers.


Alex Horne's #Hometasking us through lockdown boredom
The creator of Taskmaster is on a mission to entertain a world stuck in lockdown, one 20 second video at a time.


James Corden hosts show in garage as A-listers perform from home
Billie Eilish, John Legend, Will Ferrell and a host of other stars joined James Corden for a special episode of The Late Late Show broadcast from his garage.


Ghostbusters and Peter Rabbit sequels among latest films delayed
Several major film releases have been postponed until 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.


 


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