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Day: February 26, 2020

Duke drops title: Just call me Harry
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Duke drops title: Just call me Harry

    The Duke of Sussex today embarked on his final round of engagements as a senior working royal as he launched a new eco-friendly travel firm in Edinburgh and asked delegates just to call him Harry. Prince Harry, who will step down as a senior royal in less than five weeks, is in the Scottish capital for a 'working summit' of the Travalyst partnership, which will feature a grading system for users to track their carbon emissions. Before he took to the stage today, host Ayesha Hazarika, a former Labour adviser and broadcaster, told delegates: He's made it clear that we are all just to call him Harry. So ladies and gentlemen, please give a big, warm, Scottish welcome to Harry. He told the event at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre that the industry in Scotl...
New coronavirus alert for Britain
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New coronavirus alert for Britain

    Millions of people were today urged to keep their distance to stop an outbreak of coronavirus spreading in Britain. The World Health Organisation called on countries around the globe to prepare for the arrival of Covid-19 as America warned that a pandemic was now likely. Stockmarkets fell again today. More than £2.5 trillion has been wiped off the value of shares globally in the past four trading sessions as investors became spooked by the infection’s spread. With more and more cases being confirmed in Asia, Europe and also the first diagnosis in South America, in Brazil, scientists were racing to learn more about the virus. “The most important thing we are realising is it’s really infectious but it’s infectious if you are close up with people,” WHO coronavirus re...