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England’s Lockdown Eases, but Economic Toll Persists

England's Lockdown Eases, but Economic Toll Persists

England’s Lockdown Eases, but Economic Toll Persists England’s Lockdown Eases, but Economic Toll Persists For the past year, the British economy has yo-yoed with the government’s pandemic restrictions. On Monday, the next bounce began as shops, outdoor dining, gyms and hairdressers reopened across England for the first time in months. In London, friends gathered at tables outside a pub at …

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Gavin Williamson launches behaviour crackdown after lockdown ‘inevitably’ affected pupil’s discipline

Gavin Williamson launches behaviour crackdown after lockdown ‘inevitably’ affected pupil’s discipline

Gavin Williamson launches behaviour crackdown after lockdown ‘inevitably’ affected pupil’s discipline Gavin Williamson launches behaviour crackdown after lockdown ‘inevitably’ affected pupil’s discipline Long periods in Covid lockdown at home has impacted children’s “discipline and order” and must be the focus of a discipline crackdown in schools, the Education Secretary has said. Gavin Williamson has made banning mobile phones a key …

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Fatigue Outpaces Progress as France Enters Yet Another Lockdown

Fatigue Outpaces Progress as France Enters Yet Another Lockdown

Fatigue Outpaces Progress as France Enters Yet Another Lockdown Fatigue Outpaces Progress as France Enters Yet Another Lockdown PARIS — At the Montparnasse train station in Paris, the contrast couldn’t have been sharper. About a year ago, faced with the first national lockdown against a raging coronavirus epidemic, Parisians desperately jammed into trains in an exodus that turned Montparnasse into …

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Macron Returns France to Lockdown as Vaccinations Lag

Macron Returns France to Lockdown as Vaccinations Lag

Macron Returns France to Lockdown as Vaccinations Lag Macron Returns France to Lockdown as Vaccinations Lag PARIS — After more than a year of lockdowns and months of a sputtering vaccination campaign, Europe’s efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic suffered another setback on Wednesday as President Emmanuel Macron of France announced the start of a third national lockdown in a …

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Shoppers warned not to spend the pennies all at once when lockdown ends

Shoppers warned not to spend the pennies all at once when lockdown ends

Shoppers warned not to spend the pennies all at once when lockdown ends Shoppers warned not to spend the pennies all at once when lockdown ends There were already signs of a spending spark back in the dark depths of February. Figures released this week show that as we received news of the roadmap to get us out of lockdown …

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Cautiously, Britain Begins Relaxing Strict Lockdown Rules

Cautiously, Britain Begins Relaxing Strict Lockdown Rules

Cautiously, Britain Begins Relaxing Strict Lockdown Rules Cautiously, Britain Begins Relaxing Strict Lockdown Rules This time, Britain’s latest reopening is unfolding in steps — the first of which was a return to schools — followed by several weeks to measure the impact of each relaxation on the spread of the virus. In early April, Mr. Johnson plans to outline his …

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Germany introduces a strict, five-day lockdown over Easter, and asks citizens to stay home.

Germany introduces a strict, five-day lockdown over Easter, and asks citizens to stay home.

Germany introduces a strict, five-day lockdown over Easter, and asks citizens to stay home. Germany introduces a strict, five-day lockdown over Easter, and asks citizens to stay home. Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, warning that her country is facing a significantly more deadly wave of the coronavirus, announced a five-day lockdown over Easter and the extension of existing restrictions until …

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In Russia, a Covid Lockdown Targets the Opposition

In Russia, a Covid Lockdown Targets the Opposition

In Russia, a Covid Lockdown Targets the Opposition In Russia, a Covid Lockdown Targets the Opposition MOSCOW — A Russian court has confined some of the country’s most prominent opposition figures to house arrest on accusations that they violated coronavirus safety rules, in what appears to be a government effort to use the restrictions to muzzle its opponents. The legal …

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Mississippi Opens Vaccine Eligibility, Italy Lockdown and More

Covid-19 Live Updates: Mississippi Opens Vaccine Eligibility, Italy Lockdown and More Covid-19 Live Updates: Mississippi Opens Vaccine Eligibility, Italy Lockdown and More Here’s what you need to know: Peter Krage, 54, a gerontological nurse, getting his first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Rostock, Germany, last month.Credit…Lena Mucha for The New York Times Germany, France and Italy temporarily suspended the …

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Italy Heads Into Another Lockdown

Italy Heads Into Another Lockdown

Italy Heads Into Another Lockdown Italy Heads Into Another Lockdown Italians enjoyed the last weekend outdoors before three-quarters of the population goes into a strict lockdown on Monday, when the government puts in place restrictive measures to fight the rise in coronavirus infections. A more contagious variant first identified in Britain, combined with a slow vaccine rollout, led to a …

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