Boris Johnson: “morally indefensible” to keep schools closed due to coronavirus – BBC News

Boris Johnson has said it would be “morally indefensible” to keep schools in England closed because of coronavirus. The Prime Minister pledged to make their reopening a national priority. In a newspaper article, the Prime Minister insisted it’s safe to send children back to classrooms in September. It’s understood he wants schools to stay open … Read more Boris Johnson: “morally indefensible” to keep schools closed due to coronavirus – BBC News

Coronavirus update, August 10: Details of lax protocol’s during Victoria hotel quarantine | ABC News

Departmental staff in charge of running Melbourne’s quarantine hotels were more concerned with appeasing guests than infection control, according to a nurse who worked at the troubled facilities. Some guests were given extra so-called “fresh air” breaks and took advantage of the increasingly relaxed system, threatening to self-harm if they were not given allowances to … Read more Coronavirus update, August 10: Details of lax protocol’s during Victoria hotel quarantine | ABC News

The robot waiter

As Egypt loosens coronavirus restrictions, one restaurant decided to let a robot wait its tables in a bid to attract customers who wish to limit human interaction. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest … Read more The robot waiter

Nigerian startup helps local churches digitize

Nigeria’s closure of places of worship as part of curbs to prevent the spread of the coronavirus outbreak has put a strain on the activities of churches nationwide, but the O’Sanctus app is helping them to digitize. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our … Read more Nigerian startup helps local churches digitize

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson says pubs could close to keep schools open | ITV News

Boris Johnson has spoken of “a moral duty” to get all children back in class amid indications he would force pubs, restaurants and shops to close ahead of schools in the event of severe coronavirus flare-ups. The Prime Minister is understood to favour only closing schools as the last resort after scientific advisers warned more … Read more Coronavirus: Boris Johnson says pubs could close to keep schools open | ITV News

Brazil reaches 100,000 coronavirus deaths | ITV News

Brazil has surpassed a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19, with the country showing no signs of crushing the disease five months after its first reported case. The nation of 210 million people has been reporting an average of more than 1,000 daily deaths from the pandemic since late May, and reported 905 more … Read more Brazil reaches 100,000 coronavirus deaths | ITV News

Israel’s Surging Protests Explained

For the past few weeks, Israel has been experiencing raucous street demonstrations against Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu. The rallies have no organized leadership, but the protesters share a goal: Fed up with the prime minister’s scandals and mismanagement of the coronavirus, they want to bring down his coalition and get him out of office. Netanyahu may … Read more Israel’s Surging Protests Explained

Coronavirus punishes Warren Buffett as Berkshire Hathaway takes big writedown

Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday announced a $9.8 billion writedown and 10,000 job losses at its Precision Castparts aircraft parts unit, as the coronavirus pandemic caused widespread pain at Warren Buffett’s conglomerate. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality … Read more Coronavirus punishes Warren Buffett as Berkshire Hathaway takes big writedown

Trump signs coronavirus relief orders after talks with Congress break down

President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Saturday partly restoring enhanced unemployment payments to the tens of millions of Americans who lost jobs in the coronavirus pandemic, as the United States marked a grim milestone of 5 million cases. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the … Read more Trump signs coronavirus relief orders after talks with Congress break down

White House and Democrats trade blame over spending deal collapse

White House officials and Democratic leadership took to the airwaves Aug. 9 to trade blame over their failure to reach a deal on coronavirus relief spending. Read more: https://wapo.st/3fLX0lI. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

Voting under way in Belarus as protests rattle Lukashenko

Belarus is voting in an election pitting President Alexander Lukashenko against a former teacher who emerged from obscurity to lead the biggest challenge in years against the man once dubbed “Europe’s last dictator”. As he cast his ballot in the election, Lukashenko on Sunday said he would make sure there is no civil-war-like situation in … Read more Voting under way in Belarus as protests rattle Lukashenko

Joe Biden a Neoliberal Disaster, Donald Trump a Neofascist Catastrophe! – Prof. Cornel West

On this special episode of Going Underground, we speak to Prof. Cornel West. He discusses the 2020 election of Donald Trump vs Joe Biden, Joe Biden’s role in the rise of mass incarceration, US imperialism and foreign policy in the Middle East, the explosion at Beirut port in Lebanon, why Donald Trump’s opposition to Middle … Read more Joe Biden a Neoliberal Disaster, Donald Trump a Neofascist Catastrophe! – Prof. Cornel West

COVID-19: Half of Britons would not get a coronavirus vaccination

An study has found that 50% of the UK’s population may refuse a coronavirus vaccination if one becomes available. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 … Read more COVID-19: Half of Britons would not get a coronavirus vaccination

Saudi Aramco’s profit plunges, sees signs of oil market recovery

State oil giant Saudi Aramco’s profit plunged 73% in the second quarter of the year, as a slump in energy demand and prices due to the coronavirus crisis hit sales at the world’s biggest oil exporter. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more Saudi Aramco’s profit plunges, sees signs of oil market recovery