France sees most new daily Covid-19 cases since May

More than 2,500 new coronavirus cases were registered in France in 24 hours in the sharpest increase since May, government data showed on Wednesday, as officials said indicators were “clearly worsening”. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more France sees most new daily Covid-19 cases since May

Bolsonaro calls surge in Amazon fires a ‘lie’

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro angrily denied the existence of fires in the Amazon rainforest, calling it a ‘lie,’ despite data produced by his own government showing that thousands of fires are surging across the region. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for … Read more Bolsonaro calls surge in Amazon fires a ‘lie’

Amazon fires a ‘lie’ says Brazil’s Bolsonaro

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said it is a “lie” that fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest, despite data from his own government showing the number of blazes is rising. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube … Read more Amazon fires a ‘lie’ says Brazil’s Bolsonaro

U.K. Recession: Worst Slump in Europe Raises Pressure to Sustain Rebound

The U.K. economy suffered more than any major European nation during the coronavirus lockdowns, piling pressure on the government to ensure the withdrawal of its support programs doesn’t derail the nascent recovery. Gross domestic product plunged 20.4% in the second quarter, the most since records began in 1955 and roughly double that of Germany and … Read more U.K. Recession: Worst Slump in Europe Raises Pressure to Sustain Rebound

Headed home! 99 turtles return to sea in Hainan

As many as 99 injured sea turtles were released back into the sea on Tuesday morning after receiving treatment at professional institutes in Lingshui, south China’s Hainan Province. Besides treatment, these turtles received training to survive in the wild. Moreover, scientific research institutes traced certain sea turtles to learn about their living habits and the … Read more Headed home! 99 turtles return to sea in Hainan

U.K. Economy Slumped 20.4% in Second Quarter

Bloomberg reported on the huge slump in the UK economy which is the biggest fall in a single quarter since such data began being recorded in 1955. Aug.12 — The U.K. economy slumped 20.4% slump in the second quarter, the biggest since records began in 1955, as Britain suffered more than any major European nation … Read more U.K. Economy Slumped 20.4% in Second Quarter

Dep CMO defends Govt’s handling of aged care, ‘cautiously optimistic’ of Russian vaccine | ABC News

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Nick Coatsworth reflects on the importance of vaccine data being open for scrutiny as Russia approves a coronavirus vaccine after less than two months of human testing. Read more here: https://ab.co/2DDncSK For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to … Read more Dep CMO defends Govt’s handling of aged care, ‘cautiously optimistic’ of Russian vaccine | ABC News

Russia Registers First Covid-19 Vaccine as Trials Continue, Says Putin

President Vladimir Putin said Russia cleared the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine for use and hopes to begin mass inoculation soon, even before clinical testing has finished. “The first registration has taken place,” Putin said Tuesday at a televised government meeting, adding that one of his daughters has already been given the vaccine. “I hope that … Read more Russia Registers First Covid-19 Vaccine as Trials Continue, Says Putin

Russia approves COVID-19 vaccine, but WHO warns about rushing it through | ABC News

Moscow has stunned the world approving a COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use after less than two months of human testing. Russian President Vladimir Putin promised it was safe and said it had even been given to one of his daughters. But health experts are concerned about the lack of data on the vaccine, called Sputnick … Read more Russia approves COVID-19 vaccine, but WHO warns about rushing it through | ABC News

Russia becomes first country to authorize COVID-19 vaccine

ABC News’ Ian Pannell reports on concerns the Russians rushed the clinical trial process. Experts say small trial sizes and lack of data make the safety of the vaccine unclear. WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Ma8oQLmSM SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC … Read more Russia becomes first country to authorize COVID-19 vaccine

Google turns Androids into earthquake sensors

Google’s Android phones started detecting earthquakes around the world to provide data that could eventually give billions of users precious seconds of warning of a tremor nearby, with an alerting feature first rolling out in California. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more Google turns Androids into earthquake sensors

Coronavirus: Recession ‘all but certain’ in the UK labour market, says data

The biggest fall in employment for a decade saw fears spread of the new recession that new data will confirm within days. A recession is defined as two successive quarters of decline in gross domestic product (GDP), which has not been seen in the UK since the financial crisis back in 2008 Sky News videos … Read more Coronavirus: Recession ‘all but certain’ in the UK labour market, says data

Boris Johnson warns there will be ‘bumpy month ahead’ as UK prepares for winter

Boris Johnson announced NHS trusts across England will receive £300 million to upgrade facilities ahead of the winter amid fears of a second wave of coronavirus. The Prime Minister also said that there will be bumpy months ahead after unemployment data showed that UK job losses hit a decade-high. “We always knew that this was … Read more Boris Johnson warns there will be ‘bumpy month ahead’ as UK prepares for winter

The Covid Generation: Will disadvantaged pupils be downgraded in the rest of the UK? – BBC Newsnight

Nicola Sturgeon has apologised to the 125,000 pupils affected by the downgrading of exam results in Scotland. But will the system be fair to pupils in the rest of the UK? Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F Nicola Sturgeon has apologised after accepting her government “did not get it right” over Scottish exam results. With … Read more The Covid Generation: Will disadvantaged pupils be downgraded in the rest of the UK? – BBC Newsnight