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PM's comments that 'too many' care homes didn't follow coronavirus procedures 'neither accurate nor welcome'
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PM’s father defends visit to Greece during lockdown
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PM addresses public ahead of further lockdown easing
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PM says Government will examine air corridors for travellers
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'Rs 1000 crore emergency fund announced by PM lacks clarity', says CM Mamata Banerjee
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British PM says people should not attend demonstrationsBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson advised people not to attend demonstrations this weekend, and said that anyone attacking public property or the police would face "the full force of the law".
Swedish PM says hopes trauma of 1986 Palme murder can now begin to healSwedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven on Wednesday said he hoped the findings regarding the 1986 murder of Olof Palme could begin healing the wounds left by the national trauma of the assassination of..
Palestinian PM says not informed of new UAE aid flight via IsraelPalestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Tuesday he was unaware that a plane from the United Arab Emirates was to fly to Israel carrying medical aid for the Palestinians.
Irish PM says people should not book foreign holidays yetIreland's prime minister on Friday advised citizens not to book foreign holidays and said the government had no date in mind yet to end its 14-day quarantine for people arriving from abroad.
Dutch PM says his attitude to 'Black Pete' winter tradition has undergone 'great changes'Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said his attitude towards "Black Pete", a figure from the country's winter holiday celebrations that has been criticized as a racist caricature, had undergone "great..
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Sudan's PM promises justice on anniversary of sit-in killingsSudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok pledged justice on Wednesday for scores of pro-democracy protesters killed a year ago when security forces broke up a sit-in outside the defence ministry.
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Australian PM accepts G7 invitation during call with TrumpAustralia will accept an invitation to attend a Group of Seven (G7) nations meeting, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison told U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday.
Irish PM expects new coalition government in place by end of JuneIreland's acting prime minister Leo Varadkar on Friday said he expected a new coalition government to be in place by the end of June once the three parties involved have agreed a policy programme and..
Irish PM says good chance social distancing rule can be relaxedIrish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar raised the prospect on Friday of halving social distancing rules from two metres to one if the rate of coronavirus infections comes down further in a potential boost..
Montenegro becomes Europe's first coronavirus-free state, PM saysMontenegro's prime minister on Monday declared the country coronavirus-free - a move vital for its Adriatic tourism industry coming 69 days after it reported its first case and after 20 without a new..
Coronavirus: Greece to reopen tourism season in June, PM saysPrime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis says his country has shown that it is a "passport of safety".
Italy's PM says entering next pandemic phase with 'cautious optimism'Italy's prime minister told the World Health Organization on Tuesday that he was cautiously optimistic about the next phase of the pandemic as the country eases coronavirus measures.
Irish PM says it will take months for EU travel to return to normalIt will take months not weeks for COVID-19 restrictions to be lifted and travel around the European Union to return to normal, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar told parliament on Thursday.
Yemen's PM says the key to restoring peace is to end the armed militia rebellionYemen's Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik said on Wednesday the key to restoring peace in Yemen is to restore the country and its institutions and to end the armed militia rebellion, according to a..
Paris region will end lockdown more slowly than rest of France, PM saysPrime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Thursday France would gradually end its lockdown from Monday, May 11, but some restrictions would remain in place in the Paris region where the new coronavirus..
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French PM says it's time to emerge from virus lockdownFrench Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said a lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus has saved tens of thousands of lives but that it was time to ease the restrictions to stave off..
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Albanian seasonal workers could go to Greece in May, PM saysAlbania and Greece, whose borders are closed because of the coronavirus outbreak, agreed to work on paving the way to allow Albanian seasonal agriculture workers to go to Greece by mid-May, Albania's..
French PM says coronavirus situation improving, but crisis not overThe coronavirus situation in France is improving "slowly but surely", French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Sunday, while warning that the health crisis was far from over.
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Irish PM says schools could stay closed until MayIreland's schools could stay closed until May with a big rise in coronavirus cases expected over the coming days as testing ramps up, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar told a meeting of his Fine Gael..
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Poland cancels all mass events due to coronavirus, PM saysPoland's government has decided to cancel all mass events due to the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday.
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