Martin Landray: World needs a vaccine and treatments for COVID-19 | Talk to Al Jazeera

The coronavirus is changing the world as we know it. When infections soared earlier this year, governments worldwide implemented strict social distancing measures that slowed the global economy dramatically. So far, more than half-a-million people have died, with 10 million infected worldwide. But the pandemic’s huge cost has forced many countries to lift restrictions and … Read more Martin Landray: World needs a vaccine and treatments for COVID-19 | Talk to Al Jazeera

Wall Street Week – Full Show (07/03/2020)

Jul.03 — One of the most iconic brands in financial television returns for today’s issues and today’s world. This week’s Wall Street Week features David Westin’s interviews with Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC), Houston Methodist Hospital CEO Dr. Marc Boom, RockCreek Group CEO Afsaneh Beschloss, SEC Chair Jay Clayton, Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, Retired Army … Read more Wall Street Week – Full Show (07/03/2020)

Coronavirus: UK Culture in Crisis – BBC Newsnight

The UK cultural sector is facing an unprecedented crisis as Theatres, Concerts and Festivals remain shuttered despite some lifting of lockdown restrictions. Sir Nicholas Hyter, formerly of the National Theatre, tells Newsnight ‘the entire UK cultural ecosystem is facing break down’. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F On Friday 3 July, all over the UK, … Read more Coronavirus: UK Culture in Crisis – BBC Newsnight

Texas Makes Face Masks Compulsory in Reversal by Governor

Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered residents to wear face coverings in public amid a spike in Covid-19 cases across the second-most populous U.S. state. In a reversal of his months-long opposition to such a mandate, Abbott on Thursday said the order applies to all counties with 20 or more virus cases. He also barred people … Read more Texas Makes Face Masks Compulsory in Reversal by Governor

Ireland Pubs Reopen After 3 Months of Lockdown

Irish drinkers need to be both hungry and quick when the nation’s pubs reopen in June A visit to the bar, long a staple of Irish social life, will feel very different after the coronavirus outbreak, according to government guidelines. For now, only pubs that serve food as well as drinks are allowed to open from June 29, while customers will … Read more Ireland Pubs Reopen After 3 Months of Lockdown

Why Texas is seeing a coronavirus surge – BBC News

For months, the state was doing well. Cases were low and the economy had just reopened. Now, it’s one of the most recent coronavirus hotspots in the United States, seeing upwards of 6,000 new cases every day and hospitals are reaching capacity. Why the sudden surge? Video by Angélica M Casas, Chelsea Bailey and Franz … Read more Why Texas is seeing a coronavirus surge – BBC News

Dancers explore how coronavirus has changed the way we move, touch and connect

World renowned dancers in Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Johannesburg, Kansas City and London respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, in an FT collaboration with Sadler’s Wells. See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1 trial: https://subs.ft.com/spa3_trial?segmentId=3d4ba81b-96bb-cef0-9ece-29efd6ef2132. ► Check out our Community tab for more stories on the economy. ► … Read more Dancers explore how coronavirus has changed the way we move, touch and connect

Trump declares US economy is ‘roaring back’, despite record Covid-19 cases

Donald Trump has declared the US economy is ‘roaring back’ after news of a fall in unemployment nationwide. The results come as states across the country have been gradually lifting Covid-19 restrictions. While 4.8m jobs were added in June, parts of the country have also experienced record numbers of new coronavirus cases Trump administration has … Read more Trump declares US economy is ‘roaring back’, despite record Covid-19 cases

2020/07/02 China-U.S. Divorce? / Europe’s Uphill COVID-19 Battle

— Are #China and the United States headed for splitsville? Why divorce is far from a viable option – and the hard lessons both learned on the pandemic – from an American observer. — #Europe is hard-pressed to beat back a #pandemic and a tanking world economy. The continent’s struggles in the words of a … Read more 2020/07/02 China-U.S. Divorce? / Europe’s Uphill COVID-19 Battle

Charts that Count: How coronavirus fears will impact the economy

The FT’s Brooke Fox looks at recent research showing how the coronavirus crisis could affect behaviour such as risk-taking In the long-term, and how that will dampen US economic growth. See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1 trial: https://subs.ft.com/spa3_trial?segmentId=3d4ba81b-96bb-cef0-9ece-29efd6ef2132 ► Check out our Community tab for … Read more Charts that Count: How coronavirus fears will impact the economy

Newsom Urges Californians to Use Face Masks Into July 4th Weekend

California is putting up over 400 billboards around the state and releasing new public service announcements to encourage residents to wear masks when they are out in the public. The PSAs are being released Thursday in several languages with the theme, “Wear a mask. Slow the Spread.” Gov. Gavin Newsom said he wants the announcements … Read more Newsom Urges Californians to Use Face Masks Into July 4th Weekend

Young People Spreading Covid-19; Florida Cases Rise Most Ever; Trump Hails June U.S. Jobs Report

For more on Florida’s rising cases and young Americans spreading Covid-19 quickly, click here: https://trib.al/wIPT7fJ For more on the U.S. jobs report and Trump hailing the economy, click here: https://trib.al/Y7Bb6ze Here’s what else is happening in your world this week: – This is the real history behind Mount Rushmore #4thofJuly – Inside the largest mass … Read more Young People Spreading Covid-19; Florida Cases Rise Most Ever; Trump Hails June U.S. Jobs Report

Biden: Jobs Report Is ‘No Victory’ for U.S. With Coronavirus on the Rise

Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden says the latest jobs report should not be a ‘victory to be celebrated’ by President Donald Trump while the coronavirus pandemic is on the rise. “We should hope, but there’s no victory to be celebrated. We’re still down nearly fifteen million jobs,” said Biden from his home in Wilmington, Delaware … Read more Biden: Jobs Report Is ‘No Victory’ for U.S. With Coronavirus on the Rise

America sees record re-hiring surge in June

The U.S. economy created a record 4.8 million jobs in June, the most since the government started keeping records in 1939. 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 news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on … Read more America sees record re-hiring surge in June