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Thailand reports 4 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask waits for customers in a mobile shop inside a shopping mall, after the Thai government eased isolation measures, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Bangkok, Thailand May 29, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge Silva. BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand reported four new coronavirus cases on Sunday and no new deaths, taking the total number of infections to 3,081 with 57 deaths since January. The new ... Full story

'Here's your scan code for tonight': Italy eatery rips up paper menus

ROME (Reuters) - Say “arrivederci” to paper menus. As Italian restaurants reopen after a business-bruising coronavirus lockdown, owners are turning to safe eating practices to entice customers back. “Finally after two-and-a-half-months of imprisonment, I’ve managed to come out, not just to go to the supermarket but to a restaurant. It’s great satisfaction and if you eat well, it is even better,” said Stefano Prati. The 53-year-old local had ... Full story

Irish government formation still weeks away

Image caption Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin lead Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil. It is well over 100 days since the Republic of Ireland's inconclusive general election. If there is to be a new coalition government involving Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, the Greens and possibly some independents, it still seems weeks away. Negotiations between the three parties have been continuing. There is an expectation they may be able to agree a programme for ... Full story

Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 286 to 181,482

Members of the "Sikh Verband Deutschland" (German Sikh Association) distribute vegetarian Indian meals to homeless people, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Cologne, Germany, May 30, 2020. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen. BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 286 to 181,482, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Friday. The reported death toll ... Full story

'Let's stop the injustice now' - Reuters

FILE PHOTO: Jan 20, 2020; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Detroit Pistons head coach Dwane Casey looks onto the court during first half against the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports. Detroit Pistons head coach Dwane Casey called for change and unity in a statement issued Saturday, amid country-wide protests following the death of George Floyd earlier this week. Casey, 62, recalled ... Full story

Celtics' Brown, Pacers' Brogdon join Atlanta protest

Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown drove 15 hours from Boston to help lead a peaceful protest in Atlanta on Saturday night, he said on a live stream of his Instagram account. FILE PHOTO: Mar 3, 2020; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) controls the ball during the first half against the Brooklyn Nets at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports. “I drove 15 hours to get to Georgia, my ... Full story

Burns dominates Woodley at UFC Fight Night

Brazilian welterweight Gilbert Burns upset American Tyron Woodley in a five-round, unanimous decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas. May 30, 2020; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Gilbert Burns of Brazil (blue gloves) reacts after his victory over Tyron Woodley (red gloves) in their welterweight fight during UFC Fight Night. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa via USA TODAY Sports. Burns (19-3), who is from Rio de Janeiro ... Full story

Goodell, Tretter issue statements on Floyd, protests

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL Players Association president J.C. Tretter each issued statements on Saturday in response to the killing of George Floyd and the protests that have followed across the country. FILE PHOTO: Feb 2, 2020; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; NFL commissioner Roger Goodell during Super Bowl LIV between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY ... Full story

Coronavirus: Drop plan to reopen primaries to all pupils, ministers urged

School governors want ministers to drop plans for all primary pupils in England to return before the summer holidays. The first wave of children is due back from Monday but the government wants all primary pupils in class for the last four weeks of term. This ambition piles pressure on schools "when actually it wouldn't be safe", said Emma Knights, chief executive of the National Governance Association. Ministers say the return of all pupils ... Full story

Coronavirus: Daily update

Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak on Sunday. We'll have another update for you tomorrow. 1. PEOPLE SHIELDING IN ENGLAND ALLOWED OUTDOORS AGAIN FROM MONDAY. Vulnerable people in England who have been asked to stay at home since the coronavirus lockdown began 10 weeks ago will be allowed to go outdoors once a day from Monday. The new guidance will allow those shielding to go outside with members of their own ... Full story