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#Lockdown

# lockdown - Thursday 16 April, 2020

UK lockdown extended for three more weeks as number of coronavirus cases passes 100,000
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

UK lockdown extended for three more weeks as number of coronavirus cases passes 100,000

Apr 16th 2020, 5:35 PM 30,367 Views 25 Comments

861 new deaths were confirmed this evening, bringing the UK death toll to 13,729.

# lockdown - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Periods of social distancing may be needed into 2022, Harvard researchers say
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Periods of social distancing may be needed into 2022, Harvard researchers say

Apr 15th 2020, 8:41 AM 42,384 Views 28 Comments

The researchers assume that Covid-19 will become seasonal, but say much remains unknown.

Schools begin to reopen in Denmark today while some shops reopen in Italy
# Covid19
# Covid19

Schools begin to reopen in Denmark today while some shops reopen in Italy

Apr 15th 2020, 8:22 AM 28,670 Views 46 Comments

Italy allowed bookshops, launderettes, stationers and children’s clothing retailers to re-open.

# lockdown - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

As worst-hit countries mull easing lockdown measures, global Covid-19 cases near 2 million
# Global Toll
# Global Toll

As worst-hit countries mull easing lockdown measures, global Covid-19 cases near 2 million

Apr 14th 2020, 1:31 PM 15,283 Views 8 Comments

Experts fear that while the virus appears to peaking in some areas, it could begin to spike in others.

# lockdown - Friday 10 April, 2020

Politics of a pandemic: How Covid-19 changes could open doors to a better Ireland
# Irish Politics
# Irish Politics

Politics of a pandemic: How Covid-19 changes could open doors to a better Ireland

Apr 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 44,570 Views 103 Comments

Dr Stephen Onakuse says the Irish electorate displayed a new empathy in GE2020 and somehow, the coronavirus brought the changes they sought.

# lockdown - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Covid-19 restrictions expected to be extended in UK as death toll exceeds 7,000
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Covid-19 restrictions expected to be extended in UK as death toll exceeds 7,000

Apr 9th 2020, 8:27 AM 163,268 Views 14 Comments

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who is deputising for Boris Johnson while he is in hospital, will chair an emergency meeting today.

# lockdown - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Teaching during the Covid-19 crisis: Four weeks in, the novelty has given way to inertia for some students
# Homeschooling
# Homeschooling

Teaching during the Covid-19 crisis: Four weeks in, the novelty has given way to inertia for some students

Apr 8th 2020, 7:00 PM 40,290 Views 32 Comments

One secondary school teacher describes the swift and extraordinary changes that she and her students are adjusting to.

# lockdown - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Tottenham issue warning after Mourinho and players seen training together in public
# London Lockdown
From The42
# London Lockdown

Tottenham issue warning after Mourinho and players seen training together in public

Apr 7th 2020, 10:39 PM 16,627 Views 16 Comments

It appears a group broke the coronavirus social-distancing rules to train.

# lockdown - Sunday 5 April, 2020

Man City's Walker facing disciplinary action for breaching lockdown conditions
# Trouble
From The42
# Trouble

Man City's Walker facing disciplinary action for breaching lockdown conditions

Apr 5th 2020, 4:21 PM 9,749 Views 19 Comments

The England defender has apologised for his behaviour.

# lockdown - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

The Ireland and Lions legend running a Top 14 club under lockdown
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

The Ireland and Lions legend running a Top 14 club under lockdown

Mar 31st 2020, 9:34 PM 62,099 Views 7 Comments

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 - Monday 30 March, 2020

'My mother realised I can’t be eating tins of biscuits' - Ex-Cork City defender McCarthy on being back home
# Lockdown
From The42
# Lockdown

'My mother realised I can’t be eating tins of biscuits' - Ex-Cork City defender McCarthy on being back home

Mar 30th 2020, 4:28 PM 6,617 Views 3 Comments

The 21-year-old has been speaking about his experiences in the Scottish Premiership since joining St Mirren in January.

Jack Grealish mystery after Range Rover crashes into parked cars during lockdown
# Probe
From The42
# Probe

Jack Grealish mystery after Range Rover crashes into parked cars during lockdown

Mar 30th 2020, 8:05 AM 72,819 Views 54 Comments

Less than 24 hours before the incident, the player launched a video appeal for people to stay at home.

# lockdown - Friday 27 March, 2020

Deaths from Covid-19 rise in Spain by 769 in a day
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Deaths from Covid-19 rise in Spain by 769 in a day

Mar 27th 2020, 1:27 PM 25,907 Views 16 Comments

The number of cases in the country jumped by 7,800.

# lockdown - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

A-League player arrested after drunken joyriding in golf buggy while supposed to be on lockdown
# Joyriders
From The42
# Joyriders

A-League player arrested after drunken joyriding in golf buggy while supposed to be on lockdown

Mar 25th 2020, 7:03 PM 7,976 Views 4 Comments

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.

Debunked: No, Ireland is not in a 'lockdown sequence' despite what this Facebook post says
# Covid19
# Covid19

Debunked: No, Ireland is not in a 'lockdown sequence' despite what this Facebook post says

Mar 25th 2020, 5:49 PM 2,443 Views 0 Comments

The post claims the Irish government has been slowly implementing a country-wide lockdown since last Sunday.

# lockdown - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

'House arrest' , 'End of freedom': UK front pages react to Johnson's decision to lockdown Britain
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'House arrest' , 'End of freedom': UK front pages react to Johnson's decision to lockdown Britain

Mar 24th 2020, 7:24 AM 44,990 Views 32 Comments

Johnson made the announcement in an address to the nation from within No 10 Downing Street yesterday evening.

# lockdown - Monday 23 March, 2020

UK in lockdown: Boris Johnson tells British people to 'stay at home' for three weeks to slow coronavirus spread
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

UK in lockdown: Boris Johnson tells British people to 'stay at home' for three weeks to slow coronavirus spread

Updated Mar 23rd 2020, 10:30 PM 193,139 Views 203 Comments

Johnson made the announcement in an address to the nation from within No 10 Downing Street this evening.

# lockdown - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Coveney confirms charter flight to repatriate Irish citizens stuck in Peru being arranged
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Coveney confirms charter flight to repatriate Irish citizens stuck in Peru being arranged

Mar 22nd 2020, 2:13 PM 28,046 Views 25 Comments

There are currently 135 Irish citizens in Peru.

# lockdown - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Simon Coveney reassures Irish citizens stuck in Peru amid reports that 'all airports to close tonight'
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Simon Coveney reassures Irish citizens stuck in Peru amid reports that 'all airports to close tonight'

Updated Mar 21st 2020, 9:43 PM 85,964 Views 62 Comments

It was hoped that a flight would be organised to get Irish people out of Peru before the lockdown escalates further.

# lockdown - Friday 20 March, 2020

Download a free copy of The42's colouring book and entertain the young sports fan in your house
# Activities
From The42
# Activities

Download a free copy of The42's colouring book and entertain the young sports fan in your house

Mar 20th 2020, 11:46 AM 32,191 Views 20 Comments

She Can! features some of Ireland’s top female athletes.

# lockdown - Sunday 15 March, 2020

France shuts bars, nightclubs, cinemas and restaurants to help combat coronavirus
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

France shuts bars, nightclubs, cinemas and restaurants to help combat coronavirus

Mar 15th 2020, 8:33 AM 36,219 Views 97 Comments

A number of countries have imposed sweeping restrictions to help fight the illness.

# lockdown - Saturday 14 March, 2020

'Prohibition to circulate in the streets': Spain goes into lockdown mode as state of emergency declared
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Prohibition to circulate in the streets': Spain goes into lockdown mode as state of emergency declared

Updated Mar 14th 2020, 9:45 PM 179,571 Views 180 Comments

France has witnessed a surge in cases, with 4,500 people infected, and 91 deaths.

Ryanair cancels all flights to and from Poland in response to ban on foreign travellers
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair cancels all flights to and from Poland in response to ban on foreign travellers

Mar 14th 2020, 3:36 PM 87,576 Views 39 Comments

The airline has said it will contact affected passengers in the wake of the measure.

# lockdown - Thursday 12 March, 2020

St Vincent's Hospital starts recruiting for healthcare workers to meet rising demand amid coronavirus outbreak
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

St Vincent's Hospital starts recruiting for healthcare workers to meet rising demand amid coronavirus outbreak

Mar 12th 2020, 4:17 PM 23,099 Views 12 Comments

Some posts will be filled immediately.

Coronavirus: Schools 'actively working on contingency plans' in case of nationwide closures
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Coronavirus: Schools 'actively working on contingency plans' in case of nationwide closures

Mar 12th 2020, 12:02 AM 84,117 Views 103 Comments

No closures have been implemented but this is being constantly reviewed.

# lockdown - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

'There's literally police patrolling the streets... Rugby is irrelevant at this point'
# Lockdown
From The42
# Lockdown

'There's literally police patrolling the streets... Rugby is irrelevant at this point'

Mar 11th 2020, 4:41 PM 25,447 Views 2 Comments

Irish players Ian Nagle and Mick Kearney were lucky to get out of Italy before the lockdown.

# lockdown - Monday 9 March, 2020

Italian prime minister extends lockdown to entire country in bid to tackle Covid-19 outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Italian prime minister extends lockdown to entire country in bid to tackle Covid-19 outbreak

Updated Mar 9th 2020, 9:45 PM 75,625 Views 115 Comments

Italy has seen the worst outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Europe to date.

# lockdown - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

White House lockdown: Restrictions lifted after initial alert caused by plane entering restricted airspace
# Unidentified Plane
# Unidentified Plane

White House lockdown: Restrictions lifted after initial alert caused by plane entering restricted airspace

Nov 26th 2019, 2:17 PM 24,738 Views 9 Comments

Evacuations were ordered as a precaution and lasted about half an hour.

# lockdown - Saturday 27 October, 2018

More than two-thirds of Irish prisoners on 'restricted' regime kept in cells for 21 hours a day, report finds
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

More than two-thirds of Irish prisoners on 'restricted' regime kept in cells for 21 hours a day, report finds

Oct 27th 2018, 4:22 PM 12,646 Views 51 Comments

A new report by the Irish Penal Reform Trust has raised concerns over Ireland’s increasing prison population.

# lockdown - Friday 23 February, 2018

White House on lockdown as car crashes into security barrier
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

White House on lockdown as car crashes into security barrier

Feb 23rd 2018, 9:08 PM 20,149 Views 33 Comments

A woman was arrested following the incident.

# lockdown - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Holland heaps praise on 'Bakkies Botha type' Kleyn
# Lockdown
From The42
# Lockdown

Holland heaps praise on 'Bakkies Botha type' Kleyn

Sep 21st 2017, 6:23 AM 6,290 Views 15 Comments

Munster’s second row stalwart can feel the makings of an effective partnership with the South African.

# lockdown - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Tourists locked inside London Eye pods amid major security alert
# London Attack
# London Attack

Tourists locked inside London Eye pods amid major security alert

Mar 22nd 2017, 4:42 PM 38,551 Views 17 Comments

The attraction says it is in constant contact with its guests.

# lockdown - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

'All calm on the western front': Fine Gael happy with Enda's message at crunch meeting
# Long Goodbye
# Long Goodbye

'All calm on the western front': Fine Gael happy with Enda's message at crunch meeting

Feb 22nd 2017, 8:52 PM 37,894 Views 138 Comments

Kenny will deal with the leadership issue “effectively and conclusively” when he returns from the US.

# lockdown - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Over 50 injured as strange smell shuts Hamburg airport
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Over 50 injured as strange smell shuts Hamburg airport

Feb 12th 2017, 1:34 PM 30,505 Views 29 Comments

Early reports suggest a gas leak in the terminal.

# lockdown - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Alcohol ban along with 2,400 security reinforcements in place for England's clash with Wales
# Lockdown
From The42
# Lockdown

Alcohol ban along with 2,400 security reinforcements in place for England's clash with Wales

Jun 14th 2016, 5:01 PM 5,185 Views 6 Comments

French authorities will implement a two-day ban on alcohol and ensure there is increased security and police for the Euro 2016 game in Lens

# lockdown - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Two people killed in murder-suicide shooting at California university
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Two people killed in murder-suicide shooting at California university

Jun 1st 2016, 6:39 PM 19,204 Views 97 Comments

The UCLA police chief said it was possible one of two killed in campus shooting was the gunman.

# lockdown - Friday 20 May, 2016

Lockdown lifted on White House after shooting in the area
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Lockdown lifted on White House after shooting in the area

May 20th 2016, 8:47 PM 14,201 Views 10 Comments

President Barack Obama was not on the property at the time.

# lockdown - Friday 6 May, 2016

Ohio school put on lockdown after man stabs eight-year-old girl in school yard
# Ohio
# Ohio

Ohio school put on lockdown after man stabs eight-year-old girl in school yard

May 6th 2016, 10:53 PM 22,111 Views 25 Comments

The little girl is now in critical condition.

# lockdown - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

The US Capitol has gone on lockdown for the second day in a row
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

The US Capitol has gone on lockdown for the second day in a row

Mar 29th 2016, 2:44 PM 17,878 Views 28 Comments

Today’s incident concerns a pair of suspicious packages being found at the Capitol visitor’s centre.

# lockdown - Saturday 27 February, 2016

‘Itoje is the most impressive young rugby player I’ve seen in a long, long time’
# Believe The Hype
From The42
# Believe The Hype

‘Itoje is the most impressive young rugby player I’ve seen in a long, long time’

Feb 27th 2016, 2:11 AM 10,384 Views 6 Comments

The 21-year-old Saracens lock starts his first Test for England against Ireland today.