Mandatory coronavirus testing at airports in Germany off to smooth start

Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism The Oktoberfest in Munich has been cancelled The Oktoberfest has been cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Bavaria’s premier Markus Söder and Munich’s mayor Dieter Reiter announced the decision on Tuesday (April 21). ”It pains us, and it is a great pity”, said Söder. But in times of the coronavirus, […]

Philippines’ Duterte has ‘huge trust’ in Russia vaccine, volunteers for trial

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has lauded Russia’s efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine and is willing to participate in trials, as he welcomed a supply offer from Moscow that he expects will be free of charge.

Surviving the Virus viewers struggle to watch brutally eye-opening coronavirus documentary

Amid fears of a second wave in the UK and some places already going back into local lockdowns, due to a spike in cases, many urged people to give the episode a watch before flouting rules and “moaning” about wearing face coverings in public spaces.

Billionaire wanted: Britain’s second most expensive home hits market for £185m and the seller wants single buyer for entire John Nash-designed 1822 Regent’s Park terrace

Stephen Lindsay, head of Savills St John’s Wood, commented: ‘Nothing on this scale in such a prime London location has ever come up for sale. It is an opportunity to create a special and extensive private estate within the tranquil surrounds of Regent’s Park, moments away from Marylebone High Street and the West End.’  

Some Teachers Balk as San Jose Schools Prepare to Reopen Classrooms Wednesday

“The big thing for us was that we were never given a choice,” Disario said. “It wasn’t a ‘Hey, do you want to work from home?’ There were a lot of people I know who were rejected. The choice would’ve been made easier if, back in March, we had started planning for what this was […]

Oldham becomes UK’s new coronavirus hotspot after nearly 150 people are struck down by the virus in a week despite the town being hit with tough new lockdown rules last month

LOCKDOWN RULES: WHAT YOU CAN AND CAN’T DO Areas affected: Preston, Greater Manchester (City of Manchester, Trafford, Stockport, Oldham, Bury, Wigan, Bolton, Tameside, Rochdale and Salford), Blackburn with Darwen, Burnley, Hyndburn, Pendle, Rossendale, Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees and Leicester.

Suspending the Tory MP accused of raping a Commons researcher will ‘lead to trial by innuendo’, say friends

Ms Phillips hit back last night by accusing her Tory critics of ‘thinking of MPs before they think about public safety’ and claiming they were ‘spitting out the [Tory] Whips’ line’ by saying it would be ‘trial by media’.

IATSE Grips Local 80 Issues Protocols For Safe Return To Work: Production “Is Finally Getting Ready To Start Back Up”

Like Grips Local 80, the Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600), the Editors Guild (IATSE Local 700), and the Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) have issued their own craft-specific reopening recommendations, which are in addition to protocols contained in a “White Paper” issued June 1 by the Industry-Wide Labor Management Safety Committee Task Force, and […]

EXCLUSIVE: ‘He knows he’s had a lucky escape’: Simon Cowell is ‘doing really well’ and ‘walking around’ just days after surgery… but faces ‘weeks of physiotherapy’ after breaking his back when he fell off his electric bike

What sets electric bikes apart from their manually powered counterparts is that they have an integrated electric motor that can be used for propulsion. Over the years, many varieties have made it to the market, from e-bikes, which require the rider to pedal them to be powered, to more powerful models, similar to mopeds.

Coronavirus: Watchdog to investigate racial inequalities

Virus death risk is higher for ethnic minorities Why are more BAME people dying from coronavirus? How coronavirus tore through Britain’s ethnic minorities The Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) says its inquiry aims to address “serious issues that have yet to be fully answered” and will provide evidence-based recommendations.