Coronavirus: Donald Trump “to suspend all immigration” during pandemic – BBC News

President Trump has announced he wants a temporary ban on all immigration into the United States during the coronavirus pandemic, to protect American jobs. He is planning to sign an executive order but it is likely to face legal challenges. In the UK, family lawyers are warning that some separated parents are exploiting the lockdown, … Read more Coronavirus: Donald Trump “to suspend all immigration” during pandemic – BBC News

Krugman Finds Fiscal Response to Virus Lacking, Gives Powell an A as Fed Chair

Apr.21 — Nobel laureate Paul Krugman, distinguished professor of economics at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, says the federal government has fallen short of the challenge posed by the coronavirus pandemic but thinks Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has done a good job during the crisis. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Joe Weisenthal … Read more Krugman Finds Fiscal Response to Virus Lacking, Gives Powell an A as Fed Chair

British Asian celebrities unite in coronavirus appeal video to ‘save lives’ | ITV News

British Asian celebrities have joined forces to create a Covid-19 video appeal aimed at promoting safety measures within the British Asian community amid the coronavirus pandemic. The three-minute video features stars of music, TV and media – including ITV News Presenter Ranvir Singh, Naughty Boy, Meera Syal, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Ameet Chana and GMB’s Adil Ray … Read more British Asian celebrities unite in coronavirus appeal video to ‘save lives’ | ITV News

Coronavirus: deaths rates double to highest in 20 years – BBC News

The heavy human cost of the Coronavirus pandemic is revealed in the latest official figures. They show that in the week ending 10th April death rates were double the level normally expected in England and Wales. There were 18,500 deaths registered that week, the highest for 20 years. More than 6,000 of those deaths were … Read more Coronavirus: deaths rates double to highest in 20 years – BBC News

Krugman Says Fiscal Response to Virus Has Been Insufficient on Several Fronts

Apr.21 — Nobel laureate Paul Krugman, distinguished professor of economics at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, says the federal government has fallen short of the challenge posed by the coronavirus pandemic. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Joe Weisenthal on “Bloomberg Markets: What’d You Miss?”

Pandemic brings hunger and anxiety to the U.S.-Mexico border

Food banks in El Paso, Texas are feeding some 35,000 families per week with the help of the National Guard. Unemployment is rampant, and officials warn it could take years for the city to recover from the effects of coronavirus. SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a deal on a Washington Post … Read more Pandemic brings hunger and anxiety to the U.S.-Mexico border

Russia v COVID-19 | Putin vows int’l cooperation as ‘the peak is yet to come’

As the pandemic continues to spread across Russia, Vladimir Putin has held a meeting with scientists & leading officials to discuss the situation. One of the topics is international cooperation, specifically with the US. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow … Read more Russia v COVID-19 | Putin vows int’l cooperation as ‘the peak is yet to come’

Coronavirus News: The latest on the covid-19 outbreak – 4/21 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

The rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak continues to upend life around the world. President Trump has downplayed the dangers of the pandemic, pressing that some Americans could return to work despite the advice of health experts. More than 700,000 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the United States. The Post’s Libby Casey, joined by reporters Robert … Read more Coronavirus News: The latest on the covid-19 outbreak – 4/21 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

Coronavirus Forces British MPs to Use Zoom for Virtual Parliament

Britain’s Parliament went back to work Tuesday, and the political authorities had a message for lawmakers: Stay away. UK legislators and most parliamentary staff were sent home in late March as part of a nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. With more than 17,000 virus-deaths in Britain and criticism growing of … Read more Coronavirus Forces British MPs to Use Zoom for Virtual Parliament

COVID-19 worsens South Sudan hunger crisis

More than five million people in South Sudan rely on food aid to survive and the coronavirus pandemic is making their lives even harder. The outbreak is slowing down humanitarian operations that deliver essential food supplies. Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from Juba. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish … Read more COVID-19 worsens South Sudan hunger crisis

Hundreds of portrait artists immortalise NHS heroes

Portraits for NHS Heroes Artists in the UK have been painting portraits for “NHS Heroes” reports Sky News. Hundreds of portrait artists from the UK and abroad are donating their time and talents to immortalise NHS workers. Sky News YouTube Channel The NHS is the UK’s National Health Service, which is a free-at-the-point-of-delivery, nationalised, state-funded, … Read more Hundreds of portrait artists immortalise NHS heroes