Italy on Friday became the second European country to officially record more than 30,000 COVID-19 deaths
US unemployment reached its highest level since records began in 1948 with 20.5 million jobs lost in April, official figures show
Boris Johnson is to unveil the UK's lockdown exit roadmap on Sunday
**WHO warned that between 83,000 and 190,000 could die from COVID-19 across the African continent this year if containment measures fail.
Nine die in Hungary after being ejected from hospital to free space for COVID-19
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Queen Elizabeth says 'streets are filled with love' as she references coronavirus during VE Day Speech
"Instead, we remember from our homes and from our doorsteps. But our streets are not empty.
"They are filled with the love and the care that we have for each other.
"And when I look at our country today, and see what we are willing to do - protect and support one another - I say with pride that we are still a nation those brave soldiers, sailors and airmen would recognise and admire."
Thousands protest against government in Slovenia's capital Ljubljana
The demonstrations were sparked after alleged political pressure was revealed during the purchasing of protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic.
Many of the protesters on Friday wore masks as they undertook the march.