James Cracknell puts safety first as he wears a face mask while heading to a salon to have his hair cut in London

Having worked with the charity Headway UK – the UK-wide organisation working to improve life after brain injury – James added: ‘‪I want to give a heartfelt thanks for people’s support of @headway_uk & me yesterday.‬ Thank you & take care‬!’  

Sun-seekers ignore warnings they’ll be fined for breaking lockdown rules as they head to beaches with temperatures hitting 82F – despite THREE Sage scientists saying we are lifting restrictions too soon

The so-called R value, or reproduction rate, is currently between 0.7 and 0.9, and must remain under one to avoid a rise in infections – a key test on whether lockdown measures should be eased, with the Government stressing the need to avoid a second wave of cases which would threaten to overwhelm the NHS.

Schools will defy the Government’s promise to have children back ‘full time’ in September by only re-opening until lunchtime, heads warn

Some schools are saying they will have to send children home early so they can meet new deep cleaning standards. Ministers have been forced to admit that they are powerless to force schools to reopen in September if teachers refuse to go back to work (file photo)

Taliban Says Washington Not Requesting Information on Alleged Collusion With Russia

“I think this Loya Jirga is convened by the Kabul administration. In our will, it is not legitimate, so their decision is also not legitimate … It is clearly mentioned in the Doha Agreement that before the beginning of the intra-Afghan negotiations, 5,000 our prisoners should be released. So there is no need for Loya […]

Juventus Sacks Head Coach Maurizio Sarri

Juve coach Sarri led the team before the start of the 2019/20 season, having only won one trophy at that point – a victory with Chelsea in the Europa League (2019). Under the leadership of Sarri, Juventus managed to win the Serie A championship by one point, but in the Italian Cup final, the team […]

Germany: Mandatory coronavirus testing at airports off to smooth start

Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Austrian ski regions end season early All ski areas in the Austrian provinces of Salzburg and Tyrol are ending the winter season early. Cable car operation will be discontinued as of Sunday (March 15, 2020). Hotels and accommodations will be closed from Monday. The provincial governments said that this should […]

Media Start-up: Africa Check in South Africa

In some parts of the continent, Africa Check has easy access to information and experts who can verify claims, but that this is not the case in other regions. ”Working in four different countries is the biggest challenge for us, and not just in terms of output,” Makgato said. “What we do on a daily basis as fact-checkers requires a lot of access to information […]

Schools To Start Year Remotely At Most Niles Township Schools

Parents and guardians who opt for in-person learning will be able to change their choice to remote learning, but not the reverse. Families who opt for remote learning must stick with it until winter break, according to the reopening plan. The in-person component of the district’s plan includes a school day reduced to 8:20 a.m. […]

Weathering Storm Isaias Headed Our Way: What To Know Now

Sign up to receive Community Messages by email, Click the black “create account” buttonSign up to receive Emergency Messages or update your contact information from CT AlertPredetermine where you would evacuate if it should become necessary. Due to COVID-19 it is best to shelter with family or in a hotel, congregate sheltering should be your […]

Lizzo strikes a first-look deal with Amazon Studios to develop streaming content: ‘I can’t wait to get started and share my vision with the world’

‘Thank you to [head of Amazon Studios] Jen Salke and the rest of the team for making this dream come true. I can’t wait to get started and share my vision with the world,’ the Detroit, Michigan-born star concluded.