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Coronavirus: Queen tells UK 'Covid-19 will not overcome us' in first-ever Easter address

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'By keeping apart we keep others safe,' says Elizabeth II in pre-recorded message
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News video: The Queen delivers her first Easter address

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The Queen has stressed the importance of maintaining the coronavirus lockdown during the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, saying "by keeping apart we keep others safe". With the Covid-19 outbreak making church services impossible, the Queen has delivered what is believed to be her first Easter address,...

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COVID-19: Classical dancers, music lovers take online classes in Bhubaneswar

Classical dance and music learners are attending online classes to continue their practice. Many webinars are being done and proved to be very helpful for the students.

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A COVID-19 treatment centre with over 1000 beds has been set up at Calicut University in Malappuram. Patients who have tested positive but don't have any symptom will be treated at the centre.

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Many people don't know if they had COVID-19 in the early stages of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. That's because tests weren't available. But now, Allure reports a blood test for the presence of antibodies could provide answers. Antibodies — or, proteins the body produces to fight off antigens — can confirm whether a person had an infection in the past. In contrast, tests for COVID-19 are carried out by nasal swabs and reveal whether the person has the virus at the time of testing.

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Artist Creates A Quirky Face Mask Every Day During Lockdown [Video]

Artist Creates A Quirky Face Mask Every Day During Lockdown

Australian artist Matthias Kretschmer has challenged himself to make an eye-catching face mask every day in lockdown. The creative says he did not want to put his brush down during the pandemic but instead begin “to implement the current events and impressions of the corona crisis in terms of design”. He began when masks became a requirement in supermarkets in his country on April 6. Kretscher's says his masks are inspired by the daily events surrounding the crisis, as well as special days such as Easter. Matthias says “it is a challenge for yourself to master the entire corona crisis seriously, but with a little humour".

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Queen to knight UK fundraiser Captain Tom [Video]

Queen to knight UK fundraiser Captain Tom

Captain Tom Moore, who became a national hero in Britain for raising ten of millions of pounds for health workers in the run-up to his 100th birthday, is to be knighted by Queen Elizabeth on Friday. Edward Baran reports,

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Queen Elizabeth video called with members of the Armed Force [Video]

Queen Elizabeth video called with members of the Armed Force

Queen Elizabeth video called with members of the Armed Forces to hear about their vital work that continues for the British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force at home and overseas. Her Majesty also spoke with personnel about how their duties have been affected by the global pandemic. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Queen most amused by sailor's lockdown training regime [Video]

Queen most amused by sailor's lockdown training regime

The Queen was most amused after hearing about an RAF gunner’s unusual lockdown exercise regime of pushing a car up and down the streets.The monarch remarked “Oh”, looked surprised and gave a chuckle when Lance Corporal Shanwayne Stephens – a member of the Jamaican bobsleigh team – told her how he had been using the method to keep fit.“Well I suppose that’s one way to train,” the Queen added, laughing.Her conversation with L/Cpl Stephens came as the Queen carried out her second official virtual royal engagement, holding a video call from Windsor Castle with members of the Armed Forces based across the globe.

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Queen Elizabeth video calls with Armed Forces [Video]

Queen Elizabeth video calls with Armed Forces

Queen Elizabeth video called with members of the Armed Forces to hear about their vital work that continues for the British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force at home and overseas. Her Majesty also spoke with personnel about how their duties have been affected by the global pandemic. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Credit: ODN    Duration: 01:00Published
Australian governor who removed PM in 1975 assured of his powers by Queen's office, letters reveal [Video]

Australian governor who removed PM in 1975 assured of his powers by Queen's office, letters reveal

Elizabeth II's private secretary told the Governor-General who sparked Australia's biggest constitutional crisis that he could dissolve parliamentView on euronews

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