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       The president says his Covid-19 strategy is "moving along well", despite a nationwide surge in cases.
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     * View of a field hospital set up by health authorities next to Arnau de Vilanova Teaching Hospital in Lleida, Catalonia, 3 July

Catalonia renews strict Covid controls on 210,000 
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       Catalonia renews strict Covid controls on 210,000 
     * Donald Trump waves as he boars Air Force One prior to departing from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, July 3, 2020

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       Trump orders creation of 'national heroes' garden 
     * Mason Greenwood scored twice in Manchester United's 5-2 win over Bournemouth

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       Man Utd put five past Bournemouth 
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England has first night out since lockdown 
       People across the country could go to pubs and restaurants after coronavirus restrictions were eased.
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       England has first night out since lockdown 
     * A man looks at the overflowing Kuma river in Yatsushiro, Kumamoto prefecture, 4 July

Many feared dead in flooded Japanese care home 
       Fifteen people are believed dead and nine are missing on the island of Kyushu amid devastating rains.
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       Many feared dead in flooded Japanese care home 
     * People pass an election campaign poster of presidential candidate Gonzalo Castillo in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 05 June 2020

Dominicans vote in election postponed over virus 
       One of the top candidates for the presidency has recovered from Covid-19.
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       Dominicans vote in election postponed over virus 

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Drivers showing 'lack of understanding' 
       Lewis Hamilton says some drivers' reluctance to take a knee before the Austrian Grand Prix is down to a lack of understanding of racism.
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     * Chelsea's Olivier Giroud celebrates with Kurt Zouma

Chelsea win to boost top-four hopes 
       Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says his team will have to get used to added pressure during a nervy Premier League run-in after they beat Watford on Saturday.
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     * Cristiano Ronaldo

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       Cristiano Ronaldo finally scores a free-kick for Juventus and becomes the first player to score 25 Serie A goals in a season for the club since 1961.
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Spain and France on England's quarantine-free list 
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     * Somali policemen stand at the scene after suicide car bomber drove into a checkpoint outside the port in Mogadishu, Somalia July 4

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     * A group of friends drink at GAY, Soho, London. 4 July 2020

Friends embrace 'Super Saturday' as pubs and bars reopen 
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       Friends embrace 'Super Saturday' as pubs and bars reopen 
     * A customer wearing a face mask with David Bowie's face on has her hair washed in a hair salon

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Shirley Baker's street scenes of Manchester and Salford 
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     * Murielle Ahoure of Ivory Coast gets set in blocks as part of a training session on June 29, 2020 in Miami Beach, Florida.

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