Ten-year-old busker is banned from Dutch shopping centre after ‘driving people round the bend’ playing Frere Jacques ‘120 times an hour’ on his recorder

‘I hear ‘Father Jacob’ one hundred and twenty times in an hour,’ the shopkeeper said to NH Nieuws. ‘At some point you can no longer shut yourself off and then you really won’t hear anything else. I often sit in the back of my office, otherwise I will go crazy.’

Demand for banknotes is growing at the fastest pace in a DECADE – despite widespread cash bans to stop the spread of coronavirus

The Australian Financial Review temporarily halted the printing of its Domain magazine at the end of March, as the first COVID-19 lockdowns began, but is resuming printing in August. 

Teens React To President Trump’s Threat To Ban TikTok In United States: ‘Nothing Is Like TikTok!’

TikTok told CBS News that it is committed to protecting the privacy of its users, and an executive for the company posted a video message to users Saturday, thanking them for the support and adding, “We’re not planning on going anywhere.”

Luxury carmakers shrug off GST impact and note ban, post double-digit growth

NEW DELHI: Unlike mass segment cars and two-wheelers, the luxury cars segment has been able to shrug off the impact of demonetization and GST implementation. Luxury vehicle manufacturers like Mercedes Benz, BMW and Volvo cars have posted a double-digit growth in the first nine months of the calendar year 2017 and are on track to […]

We’re banning their comments, ‘manifesto’ and books – let’s stop and talk

I don’t mean to be dramatic, brash or insensitive, but it’s a question we need to start thinking about. And that’s exactly how our dilemma will be posed. Very soon, our politicians will be asking that question of themselves and the public: How should the law change to make New Zealand more secure?

Report: Boris Govt May Ban Travel In and Out of London If Virus Cases Spike

“If we see the virus spreading in a particular way in London, as we‘ve seen in Manchester and West Yorkshire, where it’s spreading through people coming into another person’s home and that’s the way it’s spread, then we will discuss that with the police and we will not hesitate to act,” he said.

UK to lift ban on non-essential travel to up to 90 countries

The UK health secretary, Matt Hancock, was dispatched by government on Wednesday night to talk to his counterparts in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland about ending the blanket quarantine policy. This comes after a four-nations meeting with the cabinet minister Michael Gove on Monday.

Spotlight: Market fairness a mere pretext used in Washington’s TikTok ban

Washington’s TikTok ban has provoked outrage with a hashtag #savetiktok2020 created among about 70 million monthly active users of TikTok in the United States. Videos with the hashtag #ban had more than 620 million views by Sunday night on TikTok. Many of the users have grown to depend on TikTok as a way to build […]

SF Judge Denies Property Owners’ Legal Challenge To Overturn Eviction Ban

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A San Francisco judge on Monday denied a legal challenge brought on by property owners looking to block a new San Francisco law prohibiting landlords from evicting or imposing late fees on tenants who can’t pay because of COVID-19.

Hogan orders ban on blanket school closings in Maryland

“To be clear, Maryland’s recovery continues to be based on a flexible, community-based approach that follows science, not politics,” Hogan said. “As long as schools develop safe and detailed plans that follow CDC and state guidelines, they should be empowered to do what’s best for their community.”