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Boris Johnson changes ‘work from home’ advice
Has government policy on going back to work just shifted? Today at his "People’s PMQs", the Prime Minister was asked about support for universities and the social distancing measures that will be needed to make it safe for students and f...
UK: ‘The police said it wasn’t rape it was rough sex’
BBC Three has spoken to young women who claim their rape cases never made it to court because of the so-called "rough sex" defence.
Over 390,000 deaths worldwide from coronavirus
The new coronavirus has caused at least 390,868 deaths worldwide since it appeared in December, according to a balance established by AFP based on official sources, on 5 June Friday at 11:00 GMT.
WHO: South America has become a new epicenter for the disease
The epicenter of the global Covid-19 pandemic has shifted to South America as cases in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo explode six months after the new coronavirus emerged on the other side of the world in Wuhan, China, the World Health Org...
Trump administration considering the first US nuclear test since '90s
Members of the Trump administration have explored conducting the first U.S. nuclear test since 1992 in a move that would mark a reversal from a decades-long freeze on such tests.
Biden under critisims for controversial ‘you ain’t black’ comment
In an interview on “The Breakfast Club” that aired Friday morning, Biden responded to a question from the show’s co-host, Charlamagne tha God, by saying that, “If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you a...
All airports in Italy will open June 3
All Italian airports will open from June 3 after the prolonged closure of the peninsula decreed by the coronavirus pandemic, the Italian Ministry of Transport announced Wednesday.
A SAD day for a 100 years old industry of AVIATION
Virgin fires more than 3,000 people including 600 Pilots.
Brazil health minister Teich resigns after less than a month in the job
Brazil’s health minister has abruptly resigned after less than a month on the job – and a day after the country announced it had recorded nearly 14,000 deaths.
US blocks UN vote on global ceasefire resolution
The United States has blocked a vote on a UN security council resolution pushing for a truce in global conflicts to help nations better tackle the Covid-19 pandemic.
Panama included in the European Commission list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions
In addition to Panama and Nicaragua, Brussels added the Bahamas, Barbados, Botswana, Cambodia, Ghana, Jamaica, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar and Zimbabwe to the list.
The EU is facing its worst recession ever, which has a major effect on the rest of the world
New forecasts predict a 7.4 percent economic collapse, and risks of even worse decline, if the reopening triggers a second virus wave.
Head of Sweden's no-lockdown coronavirus plan said its heavy death toll 'came as a surprise'
Anders Tegnell, Sweden's state epidemiologist, said on 'The Daily Show with Trevor Noah' his team did not choose to risk lives to keep Sweden open.
Just when you thought 2020 couldn’t get worse, ‘Murder Hornets’ appear in the U.S.
Sightings of the Asian giant hornet have prompted fears that the vicious insect could establish itself in the United States and devastate bee populations, adding another element to the existing Coronavirus pandemic.
Mexico stops brewing Corona beer, deemed non-essential in epidemic
Mexico's Grupo Modelo said on Thursday it will temporarily stop brewing Corona beer and other brands exported to 180 countries after its business activities were declared non-essential under a government order aimed at curbing the spread...
Ex-Venezuelan spy chief Carvajal may surrender to US authorities, sources claim
US officials have long sought Carvajal because they believe he could provide a treasure trove of information on the alleged drug activities of Maduro
Trump Says Democrats And The Media Want To Keep Businesses Closed To Hurt His Reelection, Not Protect From The Coronavirus
Public health experts say it’s vital people stay home to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Alibaba founder sends medical equipment to Africa
Africa has received a coronavirus care package from mainland billionaire Jack Ma.
Couple holds wedding ceremony on New York City street amid coronavirus outbreak
A couple got married on a nearly empty New York City street amid the coronavirus pandemic. A friend officiated the ceremony from his apartment window.
Coronavirus vaccine trials: Chinese volunteers recount their experiences
108 people aged 18-60 from Wuhan have been injected with a potential vaccine developed by a Chinese pharmaceutical firm and the military. One says that by taking part she can ‘rise above the simple interests of a normal person for once’
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