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JUST IN: Man arrested after stabbing a guard at a French consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

JUST IN: Man shot dead after attacking police in Avignon, France.

US economic growth by quarter. 4th quarter 2019: 2.4% 1st quarter 2020: -5% 2nd quarter 2020: -31.4% 3rd quarter 2020: 33.1% (largest ever)

POLL: US election, key states. FloridaBiden: 45% Trump: 42% Iowa Biden: 46% Trump: 47% Pennsylvania Biden: 51% Trump: 44% Ohio Biden: 48% Trump: 43% (Quinnipiac)

JUST IN: Over 500,000 new daily coronavirus cases, the most since the pandemic began.

JUST IN: Angela Merkel told European leaders they failed to act quickly enough to control the pandemic (Via Bloomberg)

JUST IN: US reports over 90,000 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours

JUST IN: New Zealand set to legalise euthanasia for the terminally ill

JUST IN: France's government estimates the country's economy will contract by 11% this year

JUST IN: Germany's GDP grew by 8.2% in the third quarter of 2020


ITALY: 101-year old man who was born during the Spanish Flu pandemic has recovered from a coronavirus infection

BREAKING: Doctor who was treating coronavirus in China has died of the virus

2020: - US killing Soleimani and Iran retaliation - Iran downs Ukrainian plane - Trump impeachment - Russian PM resigns - New strand of coronavirus - Philippines volcano eruption - Turkey earthquake - Kashmir avalanche - Australian fires - Indonesia floods - Kobe dead

JUST IN: Reports of Nigerian security forces opening fire to disperse protesters in Lagos

UNITED KINGDOM: 21 year old woman with no pre-existing medical conditions has died of coronavirus

BREAKING: First dose for possible coronavirus vaccine to be trialled tomorrow in the United States