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Yesterday saw the highest death toll in a single day with 7,382 people losing their lives. Follow the latest figures here:
The FT View: The irony is that Mr Trump’s magic bullet approach is harming his own prospects. To maximise his re-election chances, he should follow the advice scientists are repeatedly giving him
As a result of the freeze properties are not being added to the market, with new listings down to less than half the level at the start of March: 'Demand for housing to buy and rent has fallen sharply since the end of the first week in March'
On Tuesday, China’s parliament attacked a ruling by Hong Kong’s High Court to overturn a month-old ban on face masks. Beijing claimed it was the only authority with ‘the right to make [such] judgments’
FT View: Authorities in Hong Kong have lost popular legitimacy and so have resorted instead to police rule. With no political resolution, the police are expected to govern what has become an ungovernable city. An escalation of the violence is inevitable.
‘Jacob Rees-Mogg you're right. You don't need to visit the border... you need to have lived here.’ Belfast-born actor Stephen Rea explores the real impact of Brexit and the uncertainty of the future of the Irish border in a short film written by Clare Dwyer Hogg.