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Hospital says Kremlin critic Navalny has been discharged

Hospital says Kremlin critic Navalny has been discharged

Doctors said he was well but it was still too early to gauge the potential long-term effects of his severe poisoning.

  • by Riham Alkousaa

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Sweden considers restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise
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Sweden considers restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise

"The downwards trend is broken," the country's health chief said. "We can only hope this is a blip, that the spread starts decreasing again."

  • by Richard Orange
Julian Assange's risk of suicide 'very high', psychiatrist tells court
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Julian Assange's risk of suicide 'very high', psychiatrist tells court

Michael Kopelman, emeritus professor of neuropsychiatry at King’s College London said he had visited the Wikileaks founder in Belmarsh Prison about 20 times.

  • by Latika Bourke
'Like water': 'Ndrangheta is top crime group in West, says prosecutor
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'Like water': 'Ndrangheta is top crime group in West, says prosecutor

Giuseppe Governale, Italy's chief anti-mafia prosecutor, said the group was “underestimated” and dangerous because of its ability to proliferate across nations.

'Perilous turning point': Britain opts for targeted measures instead of fresh national lockdown
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'Perilous turning point': Britain opts for targeted measures instead of fresh national lockdown

Boris Johnson has unveiled new measures which seek to limit spread of the disease but keep the economy, schools and society open. 

  • by Bevan Shields
Assange's fiancee asks Scott Morrison to guarantee family's safety
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Assange saga

Assange's fiancee asks Scott Morrison to guarantee family's safety

Stella Moris wants to move to Australia with the Wikileaks founder and their two young children if he can beat the Trump administration's attempt to extradite him.

  • by Latika Bourke
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Italy's Salvini fails to make expected gains in regional elections
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Italy's Salvini fails to make expected gains in regional elections

As the count proceeded, the centre-left Democratic Party looked sure to hold on to three regions it already rules, while the right made just one gain.

  • by Nick Squires
Boris Johnson to order England's pubs and restaurants to close early
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Boris Johnson to order England's pubs and restaurants to close early

Tighter restrictions are already in place in some parts of the country, and the virus alert rating was raised on Monday to level four.

  • by Stephen Castle
Alexei Navalny demands authorities return 'poison-laced' clothes
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Alexei Navalny demands authorities return 'poison-laced' clothes

Navalny said the nerve agent was found “in and on” his body, and the clothes taken off him when he was hospitalised are “very important material evidence”. 

  • by Daria Litvinova
UK could hit 50,000 COVID-19 cases per day by mid October, experts warn
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UK could hit 50,000 COVID-19 cases per day by mid October, experts warn

Britain will face an exponentially growing death rate from COVID-19 within weeks unless urgent action is taken to halt a rapidly spreading second wave, experts have warned.

'Critical point': Britain ponders lockdown as outbreak accelerates
Coronavirus pandemic

'Critical point': Britain ponders lockdown as outbreak accelerates

The United Kingdom already has the biggest official COVID-19 death toll in Europe – and the fifth largest in the world.

  • by Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton