School attendance mandatory in England from September

Attendance at school in England will be mandatory from September with a full curriculum and exams expected to take place in summer 2021, the education secretary, Gavin Williamson, has announced. Williamson added the government would have to take ‘specific action’ if schools did not comply with the new guidelines and open September. England’s deputy chief … Read more School attendance mandatory in England from September

Myanmar & other topics – Daily Briefing (2 July 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. – Myanmar – Security Council – Libya – Yemen – Afghanistan – Kenya – Bangladesh – Uganda – E-waste – Food Price Index – Vesak – Personnel Appointment – Sustainable Development – Noon Guests on Monday MYANMAR The United Nations in Myanmar today expressed its deep … Read more Myanmar & other topics – Daily Briefing (2 July 2020)

Tunisian blogger faces up to 3 years of prison for blasphemy in freedom of speech trial

Coronavirus, corona, covid, covid-19, covid_19, covid19, confinement, lockdown, epidemic, pandemic, WHO, health, contamination, hospital, care, healthcare, doctors, depression, infections, Tunisia, emna, chargui, tunis, trial, justice, freedom, speech, quran, cartoon, social, media, death, threat, religion, prophet, blasphemy, blogger, young, NGO, Amnesty, international Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more Tunisian blogger faces up to 3 years of prison for blasphemy in freedom of speech trial

Coronavirus – The Latest: Is Leicester the first of many local lockdowns?

Subscribe to our Coronavirus podcast with analysis of the impact on health, business and travel in the UK and beyond: https://www.playpodca.st/coronavirus While the rest of the country sees restrictions ease, Leicester goes into reverse. The Telegraph’s Global Health Security Editor, Paul Nuki and Chief Reporter, Robert Mendick join Theodora Louloudis to discuss the cause of … Read more Coronavirus – The Latest: Is Leicester the first of many local lockdowns?

Fourth of July: Fauci Urges People to Gather Outdoors Ahead of Holiday Weekend

New cases of Covid-19 could rise to 100,000 a day if behaviors don’t change, infectious-disease expert Anthony Fauci told a Senate panel Tuesday. Several southern and western states are seeing surging new case numbers, prompting some to put reopening plans on hold. “The numbers speak for themselves. I’m very concerned. I’m not satisfied with what’s … Read more Fourth of July: Fauci Urges People to Gather Outdoors Ahead of Holiday Weekend

Fauci Says U.S. Could See 100,000 New Cases a Day If No Change

New cases of Covid-19 could rise to 100,000 a day if behaviors don’t change, infectious-disease expert Anthony Fauci told a Senate panel Tuesday. Several southern and western states are seeing surging new case numbers, prompting some to put reopening plans on hold. “The numbers speak for themselves. I’m very concerned. I’m not satisfied with what’s … Read more Fauci Says U.S. Could See 100,000 New Cases a Day If No Change

Leicester mayor says city’s pubs and restaurant may stay closed as he slams government | ITV News

Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers in Leicester may be forced to stay closed for two more weeks after a rise in coronavirus cases, the city’s mayor has suggested. Sir Peter Soulsby heavily criticised the Government over its handling of the situation in the city, saying he needs to “be convinced” that an extension to lockdown is … Read more Leicester mayor says city’s pubs and restaurant may stay closed as he slams government | ITV News

Live streaming promotes apparel sales in central China

Local villagers in Xiping County of central China’s Henan Province are relying on live streaming as a new marketing tool to sell clothes amid the COVID-19 epidemic. The apparel industry creates a significant amount of jobs in China, especially in rural areas. Since March, the monthly registration of live-streaming enterprises has reached a record high. … Read more Live streaming promotes apparel sales in central China

Boris Johnson ‘concerned’ by Leicester coronavirus outbreak

The prime minister has said a surge of coronavirus cases in Leicester is concerning as the government considers delaying the easing of lockdown in the city. The latest figures from Public Health England show that 866 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in Leicester in the two weeks up to 23 June. In total, 2,987 … Read more Boris Johnson ‘concerned’ by Leicester coronavirus outbreak

Paris Election: Anne Hidalgo Reelected As Mayor

#Municipales2020 #Municipales #municipale2020 Paris’ Socialist incumbent Mayor Anne Hidalgo has been reelected, with Macron’s party losing several municipal elections to Greens party Europe Ecology (EELV) candidates. Emmanuel Macron’s party was defeated in the Paris mayor’s race and Green Party candidates won in several other major cities, turning French local elections into a warning for the … Read more Paris Election: Anne Hidalgo Reelected As Mayor

Hubei farmers work hard to make up for epidemic losses

Zongzi, a traditional delicacy made of sticky rice, is appearing on the tables of Chinese families this June when people celebrate the annual Dragon Boat Festival across the nation and beyond. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us … Read more Hubei farmers work hard to make up for epidemic losses

Live: Nightlife industry helps bring economic recovery沈阳“夜经济”提升市场活力

The nightlife industry has taken a big hit because of the #coronavirus as restaurants and entertainment venues closed and streets were left deserted amid lockdowns and stay-at-home orders. But in Shenyang, northeast China’s Liaoning Province, the crowds are coming back to the streets after sunset now that the epidemic situation is under control. CGTN’ Guan … Read more Live: Nightlife industry helps bring economic recovery沈阳“夜经济”提升市场活力

Second Deadliest Ebola Outbreak Declared Over

Eastern Congo marked an official end Thursday to the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which killed 2,280 people over nearly two years, as armed rebels and community mistrust undermined the promise of new vaccines. Thursday’s milestone was overshadowed, though, by the enormous health challenges still facing Congo: the world’s largest measles epidemic, the rising … Read more Second Deadliest Ebola Outbreak Declared Over

Analysis: what took DR Congo so long to beat Ebola?

DR Congo’s government on Thursday officially declared an end to an Ebola epidemic that broke out in the east of the troubled country in August 2018 and went on to claim 2,277 lives. Head of the UN Emergency Ebola Abdou Dieng explains why it took so long to beat the epidemic. Subscribe to France 24 … Read more Analysis: what took DR Congo so long to beat Ebola?

DR Congo declares end to deadly Ebola outbreak

DR Congo has declared an end to its Ebola epidemic, which lasted two years, the longest in the country’s history. It was also the world’s second deadliest Ebola outbreak on record. A mass vaccination campaign that inoculated more than 320,000 people helped turn the tide against the deadly virus. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN … Read more DR Congo declares end to deadly Ebola outbreak