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Third person dies in China virus outbreak as new cases rise sharply

Third person dies in China virus outbreak as new cases rise sharply

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A third person has died in a virus outbreak in China as 139 new cases of the illness were found over the weekend, health officials have said.The new virus belongs to the same family of coronaviruses that causes Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed nearly 800 people globally during a 2002/03 outbreak that also started in China. Authorities have warned the coronavirus is spreading to more cities as the country gears up for the lunar new year later this week.Hundreds of millions of Chinese people are expected to travel domestically and abroad for the celebration.The Daxing health commission in the capital Beijing has confirmed two new cases of the virus, while the southern Guangdong province's health commission confirmed one case in Shenzhen. ...
FA Cup third round replay results: Tottenham survive late scare, Newcastle safely through, Coventry thrash League One rivals Bristol Rovers

FA Cup third round replay results: Tottenham survive late scare, Newcastle safely through, Coventry thrash League One rivals Bristol Rovers

Sports
Tottenham and Newcastle secured their places in the fourth round of the FA Cup with wins against Middlesbrough and Rochdale respectively. Both the Premier League sides scored early goals to make their nights more comfortable after needing replays at home to progress. Getty Images - Getty Erik Lamela scored Tottenham’s second against Middlesbrough Giovani Lo Celso put Spurs 1-0 up against Middlesbrough in the third minute at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Tomas Mejias tried to play a quick ball from defence but it went straight to Lo Celso, who found the bottom corner with a clinical strike. Spurs doubled their lead in the 15th minute when Erik Lamela carved through Boro’s defence and stroked the bell home with the outside of his foot. Tottenham did not a
Manchester City 4-1 Port Vale, FA Cup third round

Manchester City 4-1 Port Vale, FA Cup third round

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Media playback is not supported on this device Phil Foden made one goal and scored another as holders Manchester City saw off a spirited Port Vale side to book their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup.City, who won all four available domestic trophies last season, had to work hard to break down their League Two opponents, but eventually ran out comfortable winners.Oleksandr Zinchenko put Pep Guardiola's side ahead with a rasping shot from distance that Vale captain Leon Legge could only help into his own net. But City failed to turn their superior possession into ...
A third of hospitals ‘increased parking charges’

A third of hospitals ‘increased parking charges’

Health
A third of hospitals in England put up car parking charges last year, with total income rising by a 10th, an investigation shows.The Press Association used the Freedom of Information Act to obtain data from more than 140 NHS trusts.The responses showed £254m had been raised during 2018-19 - up from £232m the year before, with hourly charges varying between £4 and £1 for an hour.A survey carried out for PA also showed dissatisfaction with charges.The poll of more than 7,800 people found 86% said parking added to the stress of their hospital visit. Respondents described the fees as a "rip-off", "extortionate" and "astronomical".But people were split over whether charges should be scrapped or not.Labour has proposed ending hospital charges, while the Tories