Mastering Chinese Poetry Ep. 9: The Mourning Day《清明》

Qingming Festival (Tomb Sweeping Day) is a traditional Chinese festival for families to pay their respects to dead ancestors. People tidy up their ancestors’ grave sites and offer sacrifices such as food, drinks and flowers. Considered as one of the 24 solar terms on the Chinese lunar calendar, the festival falls on April 4 this … Read more Mastering Chinese Poetry Ep. 9: The Mourning Day《清明》

Could Sweden’s controversial COVID-19 plan pay off?

As other countries around the world go into lockdown, Sweden is taking a radically different approach to the coronavirus outbreak. The elderly and vulnerable have been advised to stay indoors, but there are still plenty of people on the streets and many businesses remain open. Sweden is an outlier, determined that it has a smarter … Read more Could Sweden’s controversial COVID-19 plan pay off?

Coronavirus: Football stars told to take pay cut

The government has told footballers that they aren’t immune to the fallout from coronavirus – and should take a pay cut and play their part. Sky News has learned Premier League chiefs will discuss plans to cut wages by 25 percent. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews … Read more Coronavirus: Football stars told to take pay cut

UK applauds the NHS and other key workers – BBC News

People across the UK have taken part in a second “Clap for Carers” tribute, saluting NHS staff and other key workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Delivery drivers, supermarket staff, care workers and bin collectors were among those honoured by the nation. Households banged pots and pans, while others played the bagpipes to show their … Read more UK applauds the NHS and other key workers – BBC News

US jobless claims surge to 6.65 million – another record

The global economy is plunging into recession because of widespread social distancing and stay-in-place orders triggered by the pandemic. In the US, sudden unemployment is stressing millions because they still have bills to pay and families to support. Al Jazeera’s Rosiland Jordan has been talking to some of the people who have lost their jobs … Read more US jobless claims surge to 6.65 million – another record

Matt Hancock calls for Premier League players to take pay cuts

The Professional Footballers’ Association has said players must ‘share the financial burden’ during the coronavirus pandemic after Matt Hancock called on Premier League stars to take a pay cut. During a Downing Street press conference on Thursday, the health secretary said top-flight footballers should ‘play their part’ alongside the rest of the nation Premier League … Read more Matt Hancock calls for Premier League players to take pay cuts

Cowboys Sign LB Aldon Smith | Pick Six Podcast | CBS Sports HQ

Aldon Smith, the once-dominant but oft-troubled former NFL pass rusher, is heading to the Dallas Cowboys on a one-year deal that will pay him $2 million in base salary with another $2 million pegged as incentives, sources confirm to CBS Sports on April 1st. Will Brinson is joined by John Breech, Ryan Wilson and Sean … Read more Cowboys Sign LB Aldon Smith | Pick Six Podcast | CBS Sports HQ

Chopper’s Politics Podcast: Jeremy Corbyn on the Coronavirus response and his leadership regrets

Subscribe to Chopper’s Politics for free: https://playpodca.st/chopper The outgoing Labour leader joins Christopher Hope for his first and last interview with the Telegraph during his time in the post, before the new head of the party is revealed this weekend. He tells us why a national government isn’t the way to get the UK through … Read more Chopper’s Politics Podcast: Jeremy Corbyn on the Coronavirus response and his leadership regrets

Coronavirus: Football’s power-brokers fail to agree deal on players’ pay | ITV News

Amid millions struggling through the coronavirus pandemic, football has failed to come to a pay agreement. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itvnews/ Follow ITV News on Twitter: https://twitter.com/itvnews Follow ITV News on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itvnews/

Houston Astros owner Jim Crane CANNOT be SERIOUS | Nothing Personal with David Samson

Download and subscribe to the Nothing Personal with David Samson podcast: https://plnk.to/NothingPersonal?to=page Today’s word of the day is ‘C’est moi’ as in their is a crusie ship stuck out at sea right outside of my window. Houston Astros owner Jim Crane says he has been exonerated by MLB…. WHAT!? Former Astros AJ Hinch and Jeff … Read more Houston Astros owner Jim Crane CANNOT be SERIOUS | Nothing Personal with David Samson