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CORONAVIRUS: NEW RULES ON STAYING AT HOME AND AWAY FROM OTHERS

The most important action we can all take to fight coronavirus is to stay at home. This will save lives and protect the NHS. Anyone can spread Coronavirus and that is why the government has introduced new measures which are effective now and will initially last for the three weeks. We must all follow these new measures. The relevant authorities, ...

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Veteran Community leader Faruque Ahmed passed away

  Veteran community leader, President of Kamalganj Association UK, Chairman of Jubeda Khatun Foundation trust and Chief Advisor of Aid Bangladesh Community Forum, Faruque Ahmed died of old age complications on 26th March at 8.30 in the morning at North Week hospital in London. He was 87. He left behind his wife, one son, one daughter and a host of relatives ...

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Coronavirus: Sadiq Khan warns ‘stop Tube travel or more will die’

  London Underground commuters have been warned that if they do not stop packing into trains more people will die from coronavirus. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan issued the alert after photos showed crowds in Tube carriages for a second morning running. Mr Khan insisted that the network was running for essential workers only. A transport union called for police ...

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Coronavirus: Emergency touches every part of UK life

  Wuhan is more than 5,000 miles away. But from tonight, the virus that spread from that part of China affects every individual, every family, every household, every business in the country – and it couldn’t be closer to home. At a desk in Downing Street, the prime minister made an announcement that has no comparison in our recent history, ...

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Coronavirus: UK interest rates slashed again in emergency move

    The Bank of England has cut interest rates again in an emergency move as it tries to support the UK economy in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. It is the second cut in interest rates in just over a week, bringing them down to 0.1% from 0.25%. Interest rates are now at the lowest ever in the ...

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Coronavirus: Many schools ‘will have to shut in days’

  Many schools across the UK will not be able to remain open past the end of the week, says a head teachers’ leader. ASCL general secretary Geoff Barton said experienced head teachers in large schools were saying they would struggle to stay up and running past Friday. It comes after teaching unions spoke of the “intolerable pressure” of staying ...

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Coronavirus: Chancellor unveils £330bn lifeline for economy

The government has unveiled a package of financial measures to shore up the economy against the coronavirus impact. These include £330bn for companies to access finance, support for airlines, a business rates holiday, and help for small firms without insurance. Chancellor Rishi Sunak told a press conference it was an “economic emergency. Never in peacetime have we faced an economic ...

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Globally Disaster Covid-19 Coronavirus

Rayhan Ahmed Topader:   Like hundreds of thousands of people across the world, the super-rich are preparing to self-isolate in the face of an escalation in the coronavirus crisis. But their plans extend far beyond stocking up on hand sanitiser. The world’s richest people are chartering private jets to set off for holiday homes or specially prepared disaster bunkers in ...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Facts, Fears and our Responsibility

  Afzal Sayed Munna: DO NOT PANIC However, what makes me to say so? Well, I believe the more we panic the more we make mistake. Rather let’s look into some common facts that would help protect everyone. The UK has reported a total of 1400 coronavirus cases while 37,746 people have been tested and 35 people died. (BBC 15 ...

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