Are African Countries Winning Against Coronavirus?

Africa as a regional block has just 1.5% of the world’s reported cases of Covid-19, and less than 0.1%of the world’s deaths, the World Health Organization said on May 25. Does this mean African nations – bar a few exceptions – are successfully containing the coronvirus or is a dearth of testing in some areas, … Read more Are African Countries Winning Against Coronavirus?

US military on frontline of racial conflict as protests continue | ITV News

From the streets of the US capital, Washington Correspondent Robert Moore witnesses how “the army now finds itself on a new – and politically fraught battlefield – the front-line of America’s racial conflict.” In this report, one protester plays a phone video of George Floyd’s arrest and death and shows it to the troops – … Read more US military on frontline of racial conflict as protests continue | ITV News

McCann family spokesman comments on German suspect

The spokesperson for the family of a British girl who disappeared aged three 13 years ago on holiday in Portugal on Wednesday said police had presented an unusually “specific” profile of a newly identified suspect. Clarence Mitchell said the police were seeking details about the suspect, “even down to phone calls he received the night … Read more McCann family spokesman comments on German suspect

Minnesota AG Announces Charges Against Three Other Officers in George Floyd’s Death

Charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will be upgraded to second-degree murder in the death of George Floyd, while three other officers will be charged with aiding and abetting it, Prosecutors plan to charge a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck with second-degree murder, and for the … Read more Minnesota AG Announces Charges Against Three Other Officers in George Floyd’s Death

London phone boxes styled as coffee stall

Two of London’s famous red telephone boxes have been reborn as a coffee stall. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Reuters … Read more London phone boxes styled as coffee stall

Personal Delivery: The Rx Provided by a Seattle Apothecary

Jun.02 — Karyn Schwartz owns SugarPill, a shop in Seattle that sells herbal teas, tinctures, and natural body care products. But, mostly, it’s a way for Schwartz to help people. That in-person experience helped her store and thrive at a time when many brick-and-mortar shops were struggling. With no online store, she’s been taking orders … Read more Personal Delivery: The Rx Provided by a Seattle Apothecary

What is test and trace and how does it work? – BBC News

The NHS has introduced a test and trace schemes to help the UK lift lockdown measures and stop the spread of coronavirus. Thousands of contact tracers have been recruited to notify people – by email, text or by phone – if they’ve come into contact with someone with Covid-19. Wales launched their system on 1 … Read more What is test and trace and how does it work? – BBC News

Iranian scientist detained in US on the way home

Iran’s foreign minister says the Iranian scientist imprisoned in the US is now on his way back home. Sirous Asgari had been pleading for weeks to be released from an immigration centre, after contracting COVID-19. He has been in custody since 2017, while on trial for charges of fraud and selling state secrets. Asgari was … Read more Iranian scientist detained in US on the way home

Walz Says He Told Trump Military Force on the Ground Is Unsustainable

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says he spoke with Trump on the phone about the protests in his state. “A posture of a force on the ground is both unsustainable militarily, it’s also unsustainable socially because it’s the antithesis of how we live,” he said. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake … Read more Walz Says He Told Trump Military Force on the Ground Is Unsustainable

Coronavirus contact tracing apps are coming to your phone. Here’s how they work.

Apple and Google have launched a contact tracing system called Exposure Notification, which could allow their smartphone users and overwhelmed health officials to detect when a person has been exposed to the coronavirus. Read more: https://wapo.st/2AnKCcC. SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a deal on a Washington Post digital subscription: $29 for … Read more Coronavirus contact tracing apps are coming to your phone. Here’s how they work.

Kaye’s Had a Little Accident…. | Loose Women

Nadia is surprised to see Kaye on the show after their disastrous phone call earlier in the week, which left Kaye in a bit of tight spot… From series 24, broadcast on 29/05/20 Like, follow and subscribe to Loose Women! Watch Loose Women on the ITV Hub: https://bit.ly/2Weq2CW Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1VGTPwA Website: http://bit.ly/1EDGFp5 … Read more Kaye’s Had a Little Accident…. | Loose Women

Amid coronavirus restrictions, would you pay to see a gig on your phone? | ABC News

It’s likely to be many months before Australian musicians can travel for performances – putting serious doubts over the livelihoods of artists. In place of gigs, there are high quality live streams, but so far, musicians are struggling to turn a profit from online concerts. Tim Swanston reports. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-30/coronavirus-restrictions-would-you-pay-for-a-gig-on-your-phone/12272614 For more from … Read more Amid coronavirus restrictions, would you pay to see a gig on your phone? | ABC News

CNN Reporter Omar Jimenez Arrested Covering George Floyd Protests in Minneapolis

A CNN reporter and his crew were arrested and released by police in Minneapolis early Friday, after a night of continued protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was handcuffed on the ground while police knelt on his back and neck. CNN’s Omar Jimenez, who the cable network said identifies … Read more CNN Reporter Omar Jimenez Arrested Covering George Floyd Protests in Minneapolis

UK’s test and trace system kicks off in England and Scotland

Thousands of contact tracers in UK’s England and Scotland are making their phone calls to track down people who will be told to self-isolate under the new test and trace scheme being launched. The system is aimed for more targeted measures rather than blanket lockdown restrictions. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP … Read more UK’s test and trace system kicks off in England and Scotland

Health Secretary Matt Hancock On The New NHS Test And Trace System | This Morning

At 9am this morning, the government launched the NHS Test and Trace system for England. As of right now, you could receive a phone call from an NHS contact tracer informing you that you’ve been in contact with an infected person, and must isolate for 14 days. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the system will … Read more Health Secretary Matt Hancock On The New NHS Test And Trace System | This Morning