Revealed: Prince Harry officially drops his Royal surname, buy Mel Gibson’s old house in California for $15m (photos)

Prince Harry has dropped his royal surname after leaving Britain for California with wife Meghan Markle. The Duke of Sussex, 35, is listed as Prince Henry Charles Albert David, Duke of Sussex in documents registering new eco-friendly tourism firm Travalyst, which will feature a grading system for users to track their carbon emissions. He has effectively ditched both his[...]

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Britain’s corona virus deaths surpass 10,000

Britain's coronavirus death toll surged past 10,000 today. A further 737 people have lost their lives, bringing the total number of fatalities to 10,612 as of Easter Sunday.  Cases also hit 84,279 after an additional 5,288 were diagnosed with the infection following 18,000 new tests, down slightly from yesterday. Only the United States, France, Italy[...]

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COVID-19: US accuses China of ‘xenophobia’ in treatment of Africans

The United States on Saturday accused Chinese authorities of “xenophobia” toward Africans, after coronavirus cases among Nigerians unleashed a wave of evictions in the city of Guangzhou. Africans in southern China’s largest metropolis told AFP they had been kicked out of lodgings and then turned away from hotels over suspicions aroused by the Nigerian cases.“The[...]

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Mourinho’s ‘surprising’ seven-word Spurs message to Ndombele

Mourinho responded to criticism earlier this week after it emerged he coaxed some Spurs players into breaking social isolation rules for an impromptu training session.Spurs themselves were disappointed with the manager’s actions and sought to ‘reinforce’ the quarantine period during a global pandemic. Jose Mourinho implored Tanguy Ndombele to go jogging with him soon after[...]

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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson discharged from hospital

Boris Johnson left hospital on Sunday to convalesce from COVID-19 at Chequers, the country estate of British prime ministers, officials said, a week after he was admitted and then spent three days in intensive care.The 55-year-old leader will not be immediately returning to work, on the advice of his medical staff, a Downing Street spokesman[...]

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US coronavirus death toll now world’s highest

The US now has now overtaken Italy to have the highest COVID-19 death toll in the world, according to data from multiple sources.Tallies by Johns Hopkins University, New York Times and Reuters news agency, all show that the country had no fewer than 20,506 COVID-19-related deaths.With this, Italy, which used to be top, has fallen[...]

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Gombe slams NCDC, NEDC for donating substandard equipment

The Chairman of the Gombe State Task Force on Covid-19, Prof Idris Mohammed, has said that the Personal Protective Equipment donated by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and the North-East Development Commission are not complete and that the committee intends to reject them.Mohammed said this on Friday at the daily briefing on the progress[...]

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Easter: Pope calls for ‘immediate’ ceasefire in global conflicts

Pope Francis called Sunday for an “immediate” ceasefire in global conflict and urged European nations to show “solidarity” in the face of a coronavirus pandemic that has claimed more than 109,000 lives worldwide. “May Christ our peace enlighten all who have responsibility in conflicts, that they may have the courage to support the appeal for[...]

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No social distancing in space: New crew greeted with hugs

Three astronauts flew to the International Space Station on Thursday, departing the virus-plagued planet with little fanfare and no family members at the launch site to bid them farewell.NASA’s Chris Cassidy and Russians Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner arrived at the orbiting lab in their Soyuz capsule six hours after blasting off from Kazakhstan. They[...]

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Bill Maher defends calling coronavirus ‘Chinese virus’

Bill Maher said it was fine to call the coronavirus the “China virus,” adding that a global pandemic was no time for political correctness.“‘What if people hear Chinese virus and blame China?’ The answer is we should blame China. We can’t afford the luxury anymore of non-judginess towards a country with habits that kill millions[...]

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Covid-19: FCT discharges four more patients, urges Prayers at Easter

Four people have again been discharged from the Covid-19 isolation and treatment centre in the Federal Capital Territory FCT Abuja. This brings to 11 the number of patients discharged so far. This was announced by the FCT Ministerial Expert Advisory Committee on Covid-19 headed by a former FCT Minister, Dr Aliyu Umar Modibbo.FCT Minister, Malam[...]

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