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Keira Knightley wore Chanel every day during lockdown

Keira Knightley – The Edit by ALAN RAPP HOLLYWOOD- Keira Knightley has revealed that she wore Chanel and red lipstick every day during lockdown as she wowed for the July issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK. The actress, 36, looked effortlessly chic for the photoshoot and in an accompanying interview she candidly ...

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UK Covid-19 restrictions eased despite variant concerns

LONDON – Most of the UK takes a major step towards normality on Monday as coronavirus restrictions are eased, despite concerns over the spread of a more transmissible variant of the disease. Across England, Wales and most of Scotland, indoor hospitality in pubs, restaurants and cafes returns and cinemas, museums ...

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Pakistan imposes Eid holiday shutdown as Covid cases soar

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan starts a 9-day shutdown affecting travel and tourist hotspots in a bid to prevent a surge in Covid-19 cases during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr.Already battling a third wave of infections and increasingly nervous about the crisis across the border in India, the government has imposed ...

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Boris Johnson to launch ”COVID status certification” scheme

AP Photo LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to set out plans to develop a “COVID status certification” scheme to enable the safe return of mass gatherings and indoor events as lockdown restrictions eased in England.  Football cup finals, the World Snooker Championship, a comedy club, and ...

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Britain imposes 6-month curbs against second wave

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told people on Tuesday to work from home where possible and ordered bars and restaurants to close early to tackle a fast-spreading second wave of COVID-19 with restrictions lasting probably six months. After government scientists cautioned that deaths may soar without urgent action, Johnson ...

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World surpasses 20 million coronavirus cases

ROME: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20 million, more than half of them from the United States, India and Brazil, as Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a vaccine against the virus. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that one of his two adult daughters ...

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Coronavirus death toll in UK rises to 46,574

LONDON: Coronavirus cases have risen above the crucial 1,000-a-day target for the first time since June as fears grow over a potential second wave. A further 1,062 people have tested positive for the disease – bringing the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases to 310,825.The figure represents a 43 per ...

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Millions return to lockdown in Philippines as virus cases soar

MANILA: More than 27 million people in the Philippines – about a quarter of the population – will go back into lockdown Tuesday after overwhelmed health workers warned the country was losing the battle against the coronavirus. Since the beginning of June, when much of the country emerged from one ...

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Spain jobless level hits 15.3% in second quarter

MADRID: Spain’s unemployment rate rose in the second quarter of the year, reflecting the negative impact on the labor market of lockdown measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic. The country’s unemployment rate rose to 15.33% in the quarter from 14.41% in the first quarter of 2020, Spanish statistics office INE ...

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