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UK puts military on standby as coronavirus shuts down swathes of London

Reuters Thursday, 19 March 2020
The United Kingdom put 20,000 military personnel on standby, closed dozens of underground train stations across London and Queen Elizabeth left the city for Windsor Castle as the coronavirus crisis shut down whole swathes of the economy.
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20,000 British troops have been put on standby, Queen Elizabeth has left, and dozens of London underground stations have been closed. This is the new reality in London. Edward Baran reports.

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