Sunday, March 22, 2020

US coronavirus: Cuomo urges Trump to grant federal help saying 'minutes count'– live

5.49pm GMT17:49 Recap: Here's what you may have missed It’s been a morning of back-and-forth jabs between the President of the United States and some...

Pilot spells out ‘Stay Home’ using flight tracker maps as lockdowns are put in...

A PILOT spelt out 'Stay Home' on a flight tracker map over Austrian airspace after the country was put under coronavirus lockdown. The...

Iran leader refuses US help, citing virus conspiracy theory

Iran's coronavirus cover-upIran has the fourth-highest death toll from coronavirus in the world but many analysts suspect the numbers of cases and deaths...

Gaza confirms first coronavirus cases as West Bank shuts down

The first two cases of Covid-19 in Gaza have been confirmed, raising fears about how the besieged territory’s overstretched health system will cope...

Zagreb hit by largest earthquake in 140 years

The Croatian capital has been hit by 5.3 magnitude earthquake.Very few people were on the streets when the earthquake struck in the early...

China sees surge in imported coronavirus cases as students, others fly home

China fears a fresh coronavirus outbreak as infected students and expatriates return home from the U.S. and Europe and the number of imported...

Crowded Australian beaches prompt new restrictions to combat coronavirus

Scenes of crowded beaches in defiance of social distancing guidelines have spurred Australian officials to take tougher steps to combat the spread of coronavirus.Australia's...

Guinea votes on law that could let president stay on for 12 more years

Despite the coronavirus threat and an opposition boycott, Guinea has held a constitutional referendum that opponents of the president, Alpha Condé, fear could...

Coronavirus: 38 test positive in New York City jails, including Rikers Island

New York City was hit by the nation’s largest coronavirus jail outbreak to date this week, with at least 38 people testing positive...

Coronavirus: Bar Mitzvah celebrations online

The coronavirus lockdown has meant many religious communities are having to find new ways to engage, and and many are putting their faith...

Huge 5.3 magnitude earthquake hits Croatia causing widespread damage

CROATIA's capital was rocked this morning by a huge 5.3 magnitude earthquake less than 24-hours after it was locked down amid the coronavirus...

Police could enforce social distancing rules, says London mayor

The police could use emergency powers to enforce rules on social distancing and reduce the further spread of coronavirus, the London mayor has...

Croatia earthquake shakes capital Zagreb, damaging buildings

ZAGREB, Croatia — A strong earthquake shook Croatia and its capital on Sunday, causing widespread damage and panic. A 15-year-old was reported in critical...

Mark Wahlberg: 'I was a little rough around the edges'

The actor Mark Wahlberg is sitting beside me on a sofa in a Beverly Hills hotel, muscles bulging out of his T-shirt, immaculate...

Rise in 'forced disappearance' preys on Brazil's young men of colour

Carlos Eduardo Nascimento was at a bar with friends in the city of Jundiaí, 50km from São Paulo, when the police arrived. The only...

Amid coronavirus, Boris Johnson calls for keeping distance on UK Mother's Day

Queen Elizabeth issues statement on coronavirus outbreakAmid the rapid outbreak of COVID-19, the British monarch released a statement addressing the current and upcoming...

Tokyo Olympics organisers considering options to delay – reports

As huge crowds defied coronavirus fears to queue for hours to see the Olympic flame in northern Japan, a report emerged that organisers...

Italian PM warns of worst crisis since WW2 as coronavirus deaths leap by almost...

Italy has shut all non-essential factories as the country takes increasingly drastic measures to halt the epidemic that claimed another 793 lives on...

A Citizen's Guide to Beating Donald Trump review: dispatches from a time before the...

On Tuesday, Joe Biden and his juggernaut left Bernie Sanders’ dream in tatters. The former vice-president swept primaries in Arizona, Florida and Illinois....

Water saving an important but ignored weapon in solving climate crisis, says UN

Using water more efficiently in everything from daily life to agriculture and industry would help reduce planet-warming emissions and curb climate change –...

Coronavirus news: Disaster waiting to happen as people defy stay at home orders

We decided to remain open to provide a takeaway service for what I thought would be a few people grabbing the opportunity to...

Online festival celebrates arts affected by Covid-19

Playwright Nick Green launched the Social Distancing Festival to shine a spotlight on lost projects. READ SOURCE

The virtual reality church that isn't shutting its doors

Many churches have been forced to suspend their physical services during the coronavirus pandemic.But for Pastor DJ Soto's church, that hasn't been a...