Are Covid-19 cases rising in YOUR area? Interactive map reveals neighbourhood near a university in Bradford was the worst-hit part of England last week

MINISTERS ADMIT THE TEST AND TRACE SYSTEM MUST IMPROVE AMID SECOND WAVE  FEARS Ministers today admitted the struggling coronavirus contact tracing system must improve – but insisted schools will reopen in September despite fears of a catastrophic second peak.

Toll expected to rise in blast that shook Beirut, killing 100, injuring thousands

Footage of the explosion posted on social media showed a column of smoke rising from the port, followed by an enormous blast, sending a white cloud and a fireball into the sky. Those filming the incident from high buildings 2 km (one mile) from the port were thrown backwards by the shock.

Steel cos’ margins likely to improve in Q4 on rise in prices and demand

Expectations of a rebound in the sector’s fortunes in Q4, which is usually a strong quarter, have been fuelled by the government’s announcement that it will pump in fresh investment of ₹100 lakh crore into the country’s infrastructure through National Infrastructure Pipeline. Steel producers and analysts tracking the sector expect the new investment, particularly in […]

Teen Mom 2: Briana DeJesus drops STD bombshell as tensions rise over pregnancies, substance abuse and COVID-19 in dramatic season 10 trailer

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Oil prices rise as U.S. crude inventories show large drop

Helping support sentiment were signs that talks between Democrats in Congress and the White House on a new package of coronavirus relief started moving in the right direction, although the two sides remain far apart.

Tokyo stocks close lower as investors secure profits after rise

TOKYO, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) — Tokyo stocks closed lower Wednesday as investors opted to take profits following the Nikkei’s almost 4 percent rise over the past two days, although hopes for the Bank of Japan’s purchases of exchanged-traded funds helped trim losses.

Trump says U.S. COVID-19 pandemic under control even as death toll rises

“They are dying, that’s true. And you have – it is what it is. But that doesn’t mean we aren’t doing everything we can. It’s under control as much as you can control it. This is a horrible plague,” Trump said in the interview.

The Rise And Fall Of Amar Singh

But equally, there is no doubt that Amar Singh gained much more from the association than he admitted. His career advanced within the Samajwadi Party because he was able to deliver the Bachchans whenever Mulayam Singh Yadav needed them. He gained entry to political circles that would never have allowed him in by promising to […]

Oil prices toppled from rising streak as jump in Covid-19 cases stokes fuel demand fears

Oil prices fell for the first time in four days on Wednesday, pulling back from as much as five-month highs as mounting coronavirus cases worldwide and in the United States undercut market confidence in a pickup in fuel demand.Brent crude was down 16 cents, or 0.4%, at $44.27 a barrel by 0117 GMT. It finished […]

Disney+ Rapidly Becomes The Third Biggest Streamer In The UK Amid Huge Rise In Viewing During Lockdown

Yih-Choung Teh, Ofcom’s group director of strategy and research, added: “Lockdown led to a huge rise in TV viewing and video streaming. The pandemic showed public service broadcasting at its best, delivering trusted news and UK content that viewers really value.