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Signs offer advice regarding the covid-19 coronavirus in a window at the entrance to University College Hospital, which houses a 'coronavirus pod' isolation unit, in London, England, on February 27, 2020. Concern continues over the pandemic potential of the virus, with cases now being confirmed in a steadily increasing number of countries around the world. Two further coronavirus cases were confirmed today in the UK, bringing the total so far to 15. (Photo by David Cliff/NurPhoto)

Newcastle barbers difference of opinions reflects dilemma facing self-employed workers amid coronavirus crisis

Two barbers in Newcastle have expressed alternative views about how the coronavirus crisis, though they have agreed it will affect them substantially in the near future. Businesses such as barber shops have been advised through Government guidelines to “frequently clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are touched regularly”. However, […]

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Coronavirus set to impact North East sports

  Newcastle United are still waiting for official guidance from both the government and the Premier League ahead of this week’s fixtures against Sheffield United. Meanwhile, the game against Aston Villa has be postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Also, Newcastle United are no longer providing autographs and signatures from players to fans […]