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Australia's Victoria state to reopen classrooms earlier than expected

Australia's second-most populous state will resume face-to-face teaching from May 27, weeks earlier than expected, after a school shutdown to halt the spread of the new coronavirus, Premier Daniel Andrews said on Tuesday.

Coronavirus live updates: White House requires masks for staff, Western states ask for $1 trillion in aid

Covid-19 has infected more than 4.1 million people around the world as of Monday, killing at least 284,536 people.

The shadow of World War II hangs over the pandemic

The battle against the coronavirus has reminded us of how much World War II is hard-wired in the West’s political imagination.

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria premier Daniel Andrews details plans to reopen schools – latest news

Victorian schools to start returning from 26 May; NSW records no new cases of Covid-19 and Josh Frydenberg to deliver an economic statement in lieu of the federal budget which has been postponed to October due to Covid-19. Follow the latest news liveSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and...

Boost for bikes as Europeans gear up for coronavirus commute

Bicycles could play a central role in more major European cities as governments scramble to get commuters back to work without crowding buses or trains after coronavirus lockdowns are eased.
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288,390
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169,425
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185,696
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