John Boyega’s POWERFUL Anti-Racism Speech at George Floyd Protest in London

Star Wars star John Boyega has shared his outrage over the death of George Floyd and spoke out against racism at a protest in London. He suggested his speech could have an impact on his career. Co-stars, Hollywood directors and producers have assured the 28-year-old star they have his back. #JohnBoyega #GeorgeFloyd #BLM

Theatre companies go online to save industry amid lockdown

Theatres around the world remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. But a growing number of directors, actors and writers are figuring out new ways to stay connected with their audiences by posting new works online. Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Jamjoom reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find … Read more Theatre companies go online to save industry amid lockdown

Live: How tech is changing the way journalists cover the Two Sessions

The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) started its annual session on Thursday. This year, CGTN has started the use of contactless glasses for its news coverage. Based on 5G technology, the high-tech glasses help reporters do livestreams, read social media comments, keep in contact with the directors and send reports online. The glasses not … Read more Live: How tech is changing the way journalists cover the Two Sessions

Neve Campbell In Talks For Scream 5 Return | News Flash | Entertainment Weekly

The Ready or Not directors are helming the next installment in the classic slash horror franchise. Subscribe to EW ►► http://bit.ly/EWSubscribe EW News Flash brings you breaking news and exclusive stories from the world of entertainment. We’re always on the pulse with the latest updates in music, TV, movie and celebrity news, and full of … Read more Neve Campbell In Talks For Scream 5 Return | News Flash | Entertainment Weekly

Trucks for Dead Bodies Line Brooklyn Pier as Funeral Homes Are Overwhelmed

A south Brooklyn pier had become the site of an increasingly large temporary morgue, video from May 4 shows, as the rate of deaths due to the coronavirus continues to overwhelm funeral homes in New York City. Footage shared by local resident Josh Begley on May 4 shows several refrigerated trucks lined up at the … Read more Trucks for Dead Bodies Line Brooklyn Pier as Funeral Homes Are Overwhelmed

Slumdog Millionaire Actor Irrfan Khan Dies Aged 53

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has died aged 53, following a brave battle with colon cancer. Khan, who many considered one of India’s most talented actors, was known internationally for his roles in films like Slumdog Millionaire, Life of Pi, and Jurassic World. The Bollywood star worked with directors of the calibre of Ang Lee, Mira … Read more Slumdog Millionaire Actor Irrfan Khan Dies Aged 53

Mobile coronavirus morgues guarded by military in Brooklyn, New York

At least 14 refrigerated trailers are parked near 39th Street and 1st Avenue in Industry City, Brooklyn, New York. The entrance is guarded by an FDNY incident management team and signs directing funeral directors to a separate entrance. This is where funeral directors are able to pick up bodies of COVID-19 victims after they are … Read more Mobile coronavirus morgues guarded by military in Brooklyn, New York

Coronavirus: 72% of healthcare worker deaths come from BAME backgrounds

Sky News has found that 72% of healthcare and social workers who have died after contracting coronavirus are from BAME backgrounds, despite making up only 21% of the workforce. Now seventeen Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic non–executive directors in the NHS have written to the Health Secretary offering to assist as an Independent Advisory Group … Read more Coronavirus: 72% of healthcare worker deaths come from BAME backgrounds

Cemetery Races to Keep Up as New York Virus Deaths Mount

The streets are eerily quiet. Barely a soul walks by. But when Rabbi Shmuel Plafker arrives at the cemetery, it’s buzzing: Vans pulling in with bodies aboard, mounds of dirt piling up as graves are dug open, a line of white signs pressed into the ground marking plots that are newly occupied. Some of the … Read more Cemetery Races to Keep Up as New York Virus Deaths Mount

Virgin Australia Collapses as Virus Wipes Out Global Air Travel

Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd. became Asia’s first airline to fall to the coronavirus after the outbreak deprived the debt-burdened company of almost all income. #Coronavirus #COVID19 #CoronavirusUpdates Administrators at Deloitte, who have taken control of the Brisbane-based carrier, aiming to restructure the business and find new owners within months. More than 10 parties have expressed … Read more Virgin Australia Collapses as Virus Wipes Out Global Air Travel

Virgin Australia collapse: Deloitte says ‘there are no plans to make redundancies’ | ABC News

Press conference with Virgin CEO Paul Scurrah, and Vaughan Strawbridge from Deloitte. Virgin Australia has entered voluntary administration, leaving the jobs of at least 15,000 airline workers and connected supply chain workers under a cloud. In a statement to the ASX, the airline said the move would help “recapitalise the business” and ensure it emerged … Read more Virgin Australia collapse: Deloitte says ‘there are no plans to make redundancies’ | ABC News

Virgin Australia forced into voluntary administration | ABC News

Virgin Australia has entered voluntary administration. In a statement to the ASX, the airline said the move would help “recapitalise the business” and ensure it emerged “in a stronger financial position on the other side of the COVID-19 crisis”. The board of directors has appointed Deloitte’s Vaughan Strawbridge, John Greig, Sal Algeri and Richard Hughes … Read more Virgin Australia forced into voluntary administration | ABC News

Inside Spanish care home where half of residents have coronavirus symptoms

Spain is now considering relaxing some of its draconian lockdown measures, as official fatality rates begin to slow.(Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) But the death toll inside its care homes – just as here in the UK – is believed to have been vastly underestimated. When Madrid released figures that include deaths in care homes of elderly residents … Read more Inside Spanish care home where half of residents have coronavirus symptoms