May 17, 2021

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Coronavirus live news: UK reports 532 further deaths for first time since mid-May; Italy registers 580 deaths

UK records 20,412 new cases since yesterday; Italian toll in last 24 hours is highest...

UK records 20,412 new cases since yesterday; Italian toll in last 24 hours is highest since 15 April

8.25pm GMT

A Greek football club has slammed three players for attending a rooftop “coronavirus party” in Athens that local media say involved a DJ and 40 guests, some of whom locked themselves in the toilets to avoid being found.

Olympiakos named Portuguese defender Ruben Semedo, Serbian midfielder Lazar Randelovic and Brazilian midfielder Bruno Felipe as those who were among the 30 people at the party in the early hours of Monday.

Olympiakos unequivocally condemns the presence of three of its players at the coronavirus party that took place in the early hours of Monday morning as reported by police. Disregarding the prohibitions and regulations of our team for this season is unacceptable.

7.40pm GMT

The Norwegian government has granted an exemption from its two-week quarantine requirement for arriving visitors so representatives from the winner of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize – the World Food Program – can attend the 10 December award ceremony in Oslo, the Associated Press reports.

“The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize is an important event of great national and international interest,” the health minister Bent Hoeie said.

We want to make it easy for the prize winner to be physically present this year as well. It is important that the event is carried out in a good infection-control manner.

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