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# Lockdown
Researchers seek volunteers for Irish study on impact of quarantine on romantic relationships
Stressful experiences can impact on couples, but support from a partner during anxious times can also help alleviate stress.
# Coronavirus
Explainer: Why are people protesting against Covid-19 lockdowns in the US?
At one protest in Colorado, a woman shouted at a healthcare worker ‘You go to work, why can’t I go to work?’
# flattening the curve
'There does seem to be an increase in traffic': Don't let complacency scupper progress, Taoiseach warns
Ministers are warning that people need to respect the restrictions if progress is to be maintained.
# Coronavirus
Ministers in UK downplay talk of lifting Covid-19 restrictions amid 'grotesque' criticism of Johnson
A report in the Sunday Times claims the prime minister missed five meetings of the key Cobra committee in the run-up to the outbreak.
# United States
Some lockdown measures eased in US as protesters demand more
The number of Covid-19 cases, particularly in hotspot areas, continue to rise.
# Coronavirus
Explainer: Here's how New Zealand's lockdown worked and how they'll be relaxing it next week
The country has been one of the most successful in containing the outbreak, with just over 1,000 known cases.
# Lockdown
UK lockdown extended for three more weeks as number of coronavirus cases passes 100,000
861 new deaths were confirmed this evening, bringing the UK death toll to 13,729.
# Covid-19
Periods of social distancing may be needed into 2022, Harvard researchers say
The researchers assume that Covid-19 will become seasonal, but say much remains unknown.
# covid19
Schools begin to reopen in Denmark today while some shops reopen in Italy
Italy allowed bookshops, launderettes, stationers and children’s clothing retailers to re-open.
# global toll
As worst-hit countries mull easing lockdown measures, global Covid-19 cases near 2 million
Experts fear that while the virus appears to peaking in some areas, it could begin to spike in others.
Politics of a pandemic: How Covid-19 changes could open doors to a better Ireland
Dr Stephen Onakuse says the Irish electorate displayed a new empathy in GE2020 and somehow, the coronavirus brought the changes they sought.
# Boris Johnson
Covid-19 restrictions expected to be extended in UK as death toll exceeds 7,000
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who is deputising for Boris Johnson while he is in hospital, will chair an emergency meeting today.
Teaching during the Covid-19 crisis: Four weeks in, the novelty has given way to inertia for some students
One secondary school teacher describes the swift and extraordinary changes that she and her students are adjusting to.
# london lockdown
Tottenham issue warning after Mourinho and players seen training together in public
It appears a group broke the coronavirus social-distancing rules to train.
# Trouble
Man City's Walker facing disciplinary action for breaching lockdown conditions
The England defender has apologised for his behaviour.
# Interview
The Ireland and Lions legend running a Top 14 club under lockdown
This may be the most surreal period of Jeremy Davidson’s career but the former Irish star has not lost his focus as rugby faces its biggest battle yet.
# Lockdown
'My mother realised I can’t be eating tins of biscuits' - Ex-Cork City defender McCarthy on being back home
The 21-year-old has been speaking about his experiences in the Scottish Premiership since joining St Mirren in January.
# Probe
Jack Grealish mystery after Range Rover crashes into parked cars during lockdown
Less than 24 hours before the incident, the player launched a video appeal for people to stay at home.
# Lockdown
Deaths from Covid-19 rise in Spain by 769 in a day
The number of cases in the country jumped by 7,800.
# joyriders
A-League player arrested after drunken joyriding in golf buggy while supposed to be on lockdown
Tim Payne of Wellington Phoenix and his team-mate Oliver Saile are under investigation by the FFA after being stopped by the police on a Sydney road.
# covid19
Debunked: No, Ireland is not in a 'lockdown sequence' despite what this Facebook post says
The post claims the Irish government has been slowly implementing a country-wide lockdown since last Sunday.
# Front Pages
'House arrest' , 'End of freedom': UK front pages react to Johnson's decision to lockdown Britain
Johnson made the announcement in an address to the nation from within No 10 Downing Street yesterday evening.
# Covid-19
UK in lockdown: Boris Johnson tells British people to 'stay at home' for three weeks to slow coronavirus spread
Johnson made the announcement in an address to the nation from within No 10 Downing Street this evening.
# Lockdown
Coveney confirms charter flight to repatriate Irish citizens stuck in Peru being arranged
There are currently 135 Irish citizens in Peru.
# Lockdown
Simon Coveney reassures Irish citizens stuck in Peru amid reports that 'all airports to close tonight'
It was hoped that a flight would be organised to get Irish people out of Peru before the lockdown escalates further.
# activities
Download a free copy of The42's colouring book and entertain the young sports fan in your house
She Can! features some of Ireland’s top female athletes.
# Lockdown
France shuts bars, nightclubs, cinemas and restaurants to help combat coronavirus
A number of countries have imposed sweeping restrictions to help fight the illness.
# Coronavirus
'Prohibition to circulate in the streets': Spain goes into lockdown mode as state of emergency declared
France has witnessed a surge in cases, with 4,500 people infected, and 91 deaths.
# grounded
Ryanair cancels all flights to and from Poland in response to ban on foreign travellers
The airline has said it will contact affected passengers in the wake of the measure.
# Covid-19
St Vincent's Hospital starts recruiting for healthcare workers to meet rising demand amid coronavirus outbreak
Some posts will be filled immediately.
# Lockdown
Coronavirus: Schools 'actively working on contingency plans' in case of nationwide closures
No closures have been implemented but this is being constantly reviewed.
# Lockdown
'There's literally police patrolling the streets... Rugby is irrelevant at this point'
Irish players Ian Nagle and Mick Kearney were lucky to get out of Italy before the lockdown.
# Coronavirus
Italian prime minister extends lockdown to entire country in bid to tackle Covid-19 outbreak
Italy has seen the worst outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Europe to date.
# unidentified plane
White House lockdown: Restrictions lifted after initial alert caused by plane entering restricted airspace
Evacuations were ordered as a precaution and lasted about half an hour.
# Lockdown
More than two-thirds of Irish prisoners on 'restricted' regime kept in cells for 21 hours a day, report finds
A new report by the Irish Penal Reform Trust has raised concerns over Ireland’s increasing prison population.
# Lockdown
White House on lockdown as car crashes into security barrier
A woman was arrested following the incident.
# Lockdown
Holland heaps praise on 'Bakkies Botha type' Kleyn
Munster’s second row stalwart can feel the makings of an effective partnership with the South African.
# London Attack
Tourists locked inside London Eye pods amid major security alert
The attraction says it is in constant contact with its guests.
# Long Goodbye
'All calm on the western front': Fine Gael happy with Enda's message at crunch meeting
Kenny will deal with the leadership issue “effectively and conclusively” when he returns from the US.
# Lockdown
Over 50 injured as strange smell shuts Hamburg airport
Early reports suggest a gas leak in the terminal.