Coronavirus live news: Turkey's toll hits record for seventh day in row; UK deaths rise by 215

Numbers of deaths rise by another 185 in Turkey; UK cases go up by 12,155; Germany to decide in January which curbs can be lifted

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Children in Iraq have started returning to school for the first time since late February.

Schools will operate for six days a week, in a bid to maintain social distancing in classrooms, according to a report in Al Jazeera.

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In England, police have apologised after a pastor was accused of breaking coronavirus regulations while holding a religious service online, PA reports.

The Rev Daniel Mateola said he was “treated like a criminal” when officers arrived at Kingdom Faith Ministries International church in Milton Keynes earlier this month.

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Source: theguardian