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Australia's biggest state to ease coronavirus lockdown from May 15

Australia's biggest state to ease coronavirus lockdown from May 15

Australia's most populous state, home to Sydney, will allow restaurants, playgrounds and outdoor pools to reopen on Friday as extensive testing has shown the spread of the coronavirus has slowed sharply

Australia's biggest states retain lockdown measures on Mother's Day

Australia's biggest states retain lockdown measures on Mother's Day

Australia's two most populous states on Thursday refused to allow a one-day reprieve from strict limits on personal movement for Mother's Day this weekend ...

Trump urges US to reopen as daily death toll spikes

Trump urges US to reopen as daily death toll spikes

President Donald Trump made his first major foray out of the White House since the coronavirus lockdown began in a push for economic reopening as the daily US death toll from the disease spiked.

Bangladesh eases some restrictions, extends lockdown to May 16

Bangladesh eases some restrictions, extends lockdown to May 16

Bangladesh authorities said on Monday they will gradually open up more factories, as well as farms and logistics operations, as they try to diminish the economic impact

Spaniards get outside to exercise after 49 days of lockdown

Spaniards get outside to exercise after 49 days of lockdown

Joggers and cyclists across Spain emerged from their homes early on Saturday, with adults allowed out for exercise for the first time in seven weeks as the government began easing coronavirus restrictions.

India extends lockdown for two weeks, with some easing

India extends lockdown for two weeks, with some easing

The Indian government said on Friday that the world's biggest coronavirus lockdown will be extended for two weeks beyond May 4, but with some easing of restrictions.

Australia says 'winning' against coronavirus, eases lockdown

Australia says 'winning' against coronavirus, eases lockdown

Australia's most populous state said on Tuesday it will relax some restrictions on movement, as beaches reopened amid hopes a policy of widespread medical testing will help sustain a decline in new cases

UK at 'dangerous' stage, no lockdown exit strategy in sight

UK at 'dangerous' stage, no lockdown exit strategy in sight

Britain's stand-in leader resisted pressure on Sunday to explain how the government plans to ease a coronavirus lockdown that has been in place for a month

India eases lockdown in rural areas, allows essential activity

India eases lockdown in rural areas, allows essential activity

India allowed resumption of several activities, including manufacturing and infrastructure construction in rural areas, from Monday to provide relief for workers and poor people hit by the prolonged lockdown ...

Clashes with police erupt in Paris suburb amid lockdown

Clashes with police erupt in Paris suburb amid lockdown

Police and youths clashed for a second night in a low-income Paris suburb on Sunday as strict lockdown rules to curb the spread of the coronavirus threaten a fragile social peace in deprived areas.

UK PM 'on top of things' but under fire over early virus response

UK PM 'on top of things' but under fire over early virus response

The British government insisted Sunday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was "on top of things" as he recovers from the coronavirus facing criticism of his early handling of the crisis.

UK not thinking of easing virus lockdown measures yet: minister

UK not thinking of easing virus lockdown measures yet: minister

Britain is not considering lifting the lockdown enacted almost four weeks ago to control the coronavirus outbreak given ‘deeply worrying’ increases in the death toll, a senior minister said on Sunday.