Thursday October 1-st, 2020

Coronavirus: European Council bans non-essential travel to the EU for 30 days Coronavirus: European Council bans non-essential travel to the EU for 30 days

European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen had proposed on Monday that the bloc's Schengen passport-free zone impose the drastic and unprecedented measure, and that fellow EU states should follow suit. Here in Europe we are heavily affected by ...

ALL Australians overseas urged to return 'as soon as possible'

We would also like to hear from anyone else who is trying to return home from another country. In a statement on the Smart Traveller website, DFAT said it now advised "all Australians to reconsider your need for overseas travel at this time".

Two coronavirus cases found at World Health Organization headquarters Two coronavirus cases found at World Health Organization headquarters

Test every suspected case". "The biggest concern has to be that the big G7 central banks have exhausted their policy tool kit, especially the biggest and most influential one of them all, the Fed", said AxiCorp's Stephen Innes. The head of the Worl...

Doug Ford declares State of Emergency for Ontario Doug Ford declares State of Emergency for Ontario

Many retailers have made the decision to shut down anyways. Ford announced $300 million in "surge funding" to bolster the health care system with an additional 75 critical care beds, 500 post-acute care beds, and another 25 COVID-19 assessment cent...

Girardville Saint Patrick's Day Parade Postponed Girardville Saint Patrick's Day Parade Postponed

And there were deserted streets in the popular Temple Bar area. Elsewhere, a young girl can be see donning all green and doing an Irish jig, while other children pose alongside their St Patrick's Day-themed houses. According to parade officials, th...

UK: Brother of Manchester bomber found guilty of murder UK: Brother of Manchester bomber found guilty of murder

Despite him denying any involvement, prosecutors had said Salman's younger brother was just as guilty as he helped his sibling plan the attack. The brother of the bomber who blew himself up at the end of an Ariana Grande concert in the English ci...

Pompeo hopes China will reconsider move against US journalists Pompeo hopes China will reconsider move against US journalists

Journalists from the three outlets whose press credentials are set to expire in 2020 will be required to return their press passes within ten days rather than having them renewed. ordered certain Chinese media organizations in the USA to register as ...

French police perform ID checks as France enters lockdown French police perform ID checks as France enters lockdown

Ukraine's president also instructed his Cabinet to close the subway, shopping malls and restaurants, cut passenger train and air links, and to ban gatherings of more than 10 people. Meanwhile, in China - the original epicenter of the epidemic which p...

Coronavirus: 2470 new positives in Italy, a downward trend Coronavirus: 2470 new positives in Italy, a downward trend

It came after the country reported 368 deaths on Sunday-its largest spike in one day so far. The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has risen in the last 24 hours by 349 to 2,158, an increase of 19.3%, the Civil Protection Agen...

Coronavirus: Gauhati High Court to hear urgent matters only Coronavirus: Gauhati High Court to hear urgent matters only

He volunteered to help someone resolve a conditional sentence breach, an offence which triggers strict timelines. A couple of people attended bail court to be sureties for people seeking bail too, he said. A local trial co-ordinator or the court wi...

Ontario declares state of emergency amid coronavirus outbreak Ontario declares state of emergency amid coronavirus outbreak

Ford said. The declaration means public gatherings of more than 50 people are also banned. The move will force the immediate closure of restaurants, bars, movie theatres, recreation centres and childcare facilities and houses of worship.

Boris Johnson Drastically Ramps Up UK Response To Coronavirus; Theaters Go Dark Boris Johnson Drastically Ramps Up UK Response To Coronavirus; Theaters Go Dark

The over 70s, pregnant women and those with underlying health conditions need to be particularly vigilant. From the weekend, it will become necessary to ask the most vulnerable to stay shielded for 12 weeks. While individuals who developed a contin...

European Union to restrict non-essential global travel to slow coronavirus spread European Union to restrict non-essential global travel to slow coronavirus spread

According to von der Leyen, the 30-day travel restrictions would be prolonged as necessary. The members of the families of the European citizens and diplomats will be exempted from such bans as well as the transborder, medical workers and carriers ...

World Health Organization says countries not testing enough for coronavirus cases World Health Organization says countries not testing enough for coronavirus cases

Ghebreyesus reiterated that more tests are being produced every day in order to meet the global demand. As of Tuesday, 8:10 GMT, about 183,065 confirmed cases have been reported in 162 countries with 7,175 deaths. The WHO chief also mentioned t...

Press Freedom Group Stores Censored Articles in Minecraft Library Press Freedom Group Stores Censored Articles in Minecraft Library

Those articles cover a host of topics, and "can be read by anyone on the server ", but their content can't be edited. The people behind this project are the organization Reporters Without Borders and BlockWorks . "It really encapsulates everyth...

54 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ireland bringing total to 223 54 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ireland bringing total to 223

Fifty-four new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in the country tonight, including 11 cases in the south. So far there has been two coronavirus deaths on the island of Ireland. He said: "There will be an exponential increase in the number of cases...

US Primaries: Biden and Sanders fight for Hispanic vote US Primaries: Biden and Sanders fight for Hispanic vote

When a judge refused to do so, the state's health director declared a health emergency that prevented the polls from opening. Neither expressed an opinion on the various measures being taken haphazardly by state governments, such as closing schoo...

US, China accuse each other of coronavirus fear-mongering US, China accuse each other of coronavirus fear-mongering

Trump on Monday March 16 night tweeted, "The United States will be powerfully supporting those industries, like Airlines and others, that are particularly affected by the Chinese Virus". US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo clashed with China's most se...

Restaurants, gyms, movie theaters to close statewide Restaurants, gyms, movie theaters to close statewide

NY has been the state hit hardest by novel coronavirus, with 950 confirmed cases, which resulted in seven deaths. The moves will be effective as of 8 p.m. "My number one priority remains to protect the most people we can from the spread of corona...

Adorable! Penguin takes ‘field trip’ around empty aquarium to visit neighbors Adorable! Penguin takes ‘field trip’ around empty aquarium to visit neighbors

Fortunately for them, these fish are friends, not food. The video, posted on Sunday, shows a penguin named Wellington taking a look at Amazon fish species . "Springtime is nesting season for penguins at Shedd, and this year is no different!" The...

California: millions told to 'shelter-in-place' to stop spread of coronavirus California: millions told to 'shelter-in-place' to stop spread of coronavirus

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Businesses that are not deemed "essential" will be forced to close. The number of confirmed cases had...

Prime Minister addresses nation about coronavirus (COVID-19) Prime Minister addresses nation about coronavirus (COVID-19)

It appears Niagara's border bridge crossings will remain open as the federal government announces that entry will be denied to nearly all non-Canadian residents. On Monday, health officials in B.C. announced three more deaths connected to COVID-19 ha...

Biden wins Washington in blow to Sanders campaign Biden wins Washington in blow to Sanders campaign

Joe Biden has been hinting at picking a female running mate for vice president for weeks. Amid the novel coronavirus crisis that has gripped the nation - and the world - the two Democratic presidential contenders were grilled on how they would h...

Johnson urges 'everyone' to avoid pubs, clubs & social gatherings

The Schengen border area was suspended by the European Union and national checks reintroduced as virtually every country across Europe was put into lockdown. Over 78,000 people have recovered, a lot of them in China. Within hours of the new advice ...

Single GOP Congressman Stops Coronavirus Relief Bill From Moving to Senate Single GOP Congressman Stops Coronavirus Relief Bill From Moving to Senate

It originally passed on Saturday but had to be brought back to the House floor due to a formality. In a statement Sunday, McConnell said the Senate still needs to receive the final version of the House's coronavirus legislation, and that he h...

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