Coronavirus has sent the economy into a tailspin. But these businesses are hiring

Coronavirus has hit the U.S. economy hard, with jobless claims skyrocketing to record levels. But some businesses have gone on a hiring spree during the pandemic. Read more: https://wapo.st/2xoSqcE. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

Rishi Sunak unveils financial help for self-employed, but admits it will not be available until June

Rishi Sunak has unveiled the Government’s bailout for the self-employed , but admitted it will not be available until June. As the Chancellor promised that the self-employed “had not been forgotten” during the coronavirus pandemic, he set out that they would be able to claim support worth 80 per cent of their average monthly profits. … Read more Rishi Sunak unveils financial help for self-employed, but admits it will not be available until June

Mets’ Pete Alonso sent video messages to health workers during the coronavirus pandemic | Get Up

New York Mets star Pete Alonso joins Mike Greenberg to talk about Major League Baseball’s 2020 season, and what MLB might do to complete the full year and a World Series. He also talks about his personal messages to NYC doctors, nurses and other health workers who are on the front lines fighting the coronavirus … Read more Mets’ Pete Alonso sent video messages to health workers during the coronavirus pandemic | Get Up

MLB shouldn’t ‘mess with’ the game in order to make up the schedule – Mark Teixeira | Get Up

Mark Teixeira joins Mike Greenberg to talk about Major League Baseball’s solutions to the delay of the start of the 2020 MLB season due to the coronavirus pandemic, and what they need to do in order to play as many games as possible and conduct the World series. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the … Read more MLB shouldn’t ‘mess with’ the game in order to make up the schedule – Mark Teixeira | Get Up

Europe strengthens response: Calls for unity in fight against COVID-19

Countries across Europe are ramping up their response to the coronavirus pandemic as the death toll continues to climb. Among the new measures are increased testing and further social restrictions. European Union leaders are calling for nations to work together. Al Jazeera’s Neave Barker reports on the situation across Europe. – Subscribe to our channel: … Read more Europe strengthens response: Calls for unity in fight against COVID-19

Asian nations struggle to contain coronavirus

China is to block foreigners from entering the country starting from Saturday. That is because nearly all of its new COVID-19 cases are people who have come from abroad. China has started easing restrictions in the region where the pandemic started, but other Asian nations are struggling to contain the spread. Al Jazeera’s Divya Gopalan … Read more Asian nations struggle to contain coronavirus

NYPD thanks New Yorkers for complying with social distancing amid coronavirus pandemic | ABC News

NYPD thanks New Yorkers for complying with social distancing advisory to help stop the spread of COVID-19, sharing video from its aviation unit showing usually busy parks nearly empty. At least 131 people have died from coronavirus in New York City. https://abcn.ws/2WKTSk5 SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on … Read more NYPD thanks New Yorkers for complying with social distancing amid coronavirus pandemic | ABC News