Coronavirus – PM Pedro Sanchez: Spain close to reversing curve

There will be a fairly empty Parliament today. Probably about 40 of the more than 350 MPs will be at that session setting an example to Spaniards who remain under lockdown. They will be voting from home. FRANCE 24’s Sarah Morris tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: … Read more Coronavirus – PM Pedro Sanchez: Spain close to reversing curve

Parliament votes on $130 billion wage subsidy package | 7.30

Wednesday was a day like no other in Canberra. There is simply no precedent for the massive $130 billion wage subsidy bill that passed the parliament today, nor for the sheer size and scope of the twin economic and health challenges that politicians must confront due to coronavirus. For more from ABC News, click here: … Read more Parliament votes on $130 billion wage subsidy package | 7.30

Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Thursday 9 April | ABC News

The largest single economic bail-out package in Australia’s history has passed Federal Parliament overnight, with the $130 billion JobKeeper scheme becoming law. In the United States, New York has again recorded its deadliest day since the coronavirus outbreak with 779 deaths, taking the state’s total to 6,268. The United Kingdom has had it’s worst day … Read more Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Thursday 9 April | ABC News

Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Wednesday 8 April | ABC News

The United States has recorded the biggest daily total of deaths for any one country, according to one of the websites reporting daily death tolls in that country. In the past 24 hours, 1,900 people have died – a huge jump on the previous daily highest total. Australia has been successful so far in limiting … Read more Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Wednesday 8 April | ABC News

EP president: ‘We need a common response’

The president of the European Parliament has called on EU members to ‘act together strongly’ to fight against coronavirus. In a sit down with Sky News, David Sassoli also admitted the EU was too slow to deal with the outbreak, adding that Europe could have done more to stop the spread of COVID-19. Sky News … Read more EP president: ‘We need a common response’

Dominic Raab: The man deputizing for UK PM Boris Johnson

Dominic Raab, a 46-year-old former lawyer, was elected to Parliament in 2010, and spent his entire political career on the same wing of the party that secretly yearned for Johnson to have a serious go at taking the reins. Like Johnson, Raab is a longstanding advocate of Brexit who was willing to be a thorn … Read more Dominic Raab: The man deputizing for UK PM Boris Johnson

COVID-19 | Riot erupts in Turkish prison over prisoner release bill

A riot erupted inside of a prison in Batman, south-eastern Turkey, on Saturday night, shortly after the Turkish parliament’s justice committee approved a bill that would release thousands of prisoners due to the #COVID19 outbreak while leaving political prisoners behind bars. 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 … Read more COVID-19 | Riot erupts in Turkish prison over prisoner release bill

Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Monday 6 April | ABC News | ABC News

Coronavirus news, April 6, 2020: Criminal charges could be laid over the Ruby Princess Cruise Ship debacle after 11 died and hundreds of passengers contracted the virus. Meanwhile, Singapore has recorded its highest daily drop in COVID-19 cases and New York state has had more than 8,000 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours. … Read more Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Monday 6 April | ABC News | ABC News

New Labour leader Keir Starmer apologises for antisemitism and calls for unity against coronavirus

Sir Keir Starmer has been elected Labour’s new leader, securing a commanding majority to defeat rivals Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy. The shadow Brexit secretary was declared the winner in the first round of voting, having secured 56.2 percent of ballots cast. The 57-year-old inherits the role just five years after being elected to Parliament, … Read more New Labour leader Keir Starmer apologises for antisemitism and calls for unity against coronavirus