BREAKING NEWS: UK records lowest daily rise of COVID-19 deaths in four weeks

Sky News fell into the trap the media in the UK keep stumbling into: that the figure provided for hospital deaths in the country on Mondays is usually markedly lower than on the following days, owing to hospital administrative staff commonly taking Sundays off in Britain. Because of the presence of a weekend, it is … Read more BREAKING NEWS: UK records lowest daily rise of COVID-19 deaths in four weeks

Boris Johnson Returns to Work Urging Britain to Maintain Lockdown

QuickTake by Bloomberg reported on the return to work of UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, who has been away from his role around one month, after contracting Covid-19. The Prime Minister spent several days in intensive care, after having a particularly serious case. Several commentators in Britain reflected in early March that Johnson’s “business as … Read more Boris Johnson Returns to Work Urging Britain to Maintain Lockdown

Cuomo dares McConnell to pass bill allowing states to declare bankruptcy | ABC News

NEW: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo dares Mitch McConnell to pass bill allowing states to declare bankruptcy and get Pres. Trump to sign it. “You want to send a signal to the markets that this nation is in real trouble?…I dare you to do that.” abcn.ws/2yJRUGE #andrewcuomo #mitchmcconnell #donaldtrump #politics #covid19 #coronavirus SUBSCRIBE to ABC … Read more Cuomo dares McConnell to pass bill allowing states to declare bankruptcy | ABC News

Colombians starve as funds to combat COVID-19 crisis embezzled

Colombia’s government has announced that its lockdown will be extended for another two weeks until May 11. The country has so far managed to slow the rise of infections but already has more than 4,000 cases and almost 200 deaths. But, as Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports, people are going hungry in Bogota. With the … Read more Colombians starve as funds to combat COVID-19 crisis embezzled

Iran launches its first military satellite

Iran has announced it successfully launched the country’s first military reconnaissance satellite after months of failures, a programme the United States alleges is a cover for missile development. “The first satellite of the Islamic Republic of Iran has been successfully launched into orbit by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps [IRGC],” said the elite forces’ official … Read more Iran launches its first military satellite

5G signal to cover summit of Qomolangma

Chinese state-funded broadcaster, CGTN, told how the summit of Mount Qomolangma would be covered by 5G signal. By late this week, a 5G signal is expected to cover the summit of Mount Qomolangma, according to China Mobile, one of the country’s major telecom service providers. As of Sunday, three 5G base stations had been built … Read more 5G signal to cover summit of Qomolangma

L’Oreal, LVMH Signal Recovery From Virus Slump

Apr.17 — French consumer giants LVMH and L’Oreal SA reported numbers and said that the recovery could start soon. That optimism sent both stocks climbing despite coronavirus causing sales to plunge in the first quarter. The pandemic has shut down luxury boutiques across the world, but while much of Europe and the United States remains … Read more L’Oreal, LVMH Signal Recovery From Virus Slump

Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (15 April 2020)

The daily press briefing on coronavirus COVID-19, direct from WHO Headquarters, Geneva Switzerland with Dr Tedros WHO Director-General, Dr Micheal Ryan, Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme, and Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical lead, Health Emergencies Programme. WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus said the “United States of America has been a longstanding and generous friend” … Read more Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (15 April 2020)

Can Sewage be a Virus Early Warning System?

Dutch scientists found coronavirus traces in sewage before Covid-19 was reported in people. “Sewage surveillance can add to the picture that we get of this virus circulation and it could also be an early warning,” says Gertan Medema, a Dutch water microbiologist. Coronavirus was detected in Amersfoort 6 days before any official cases. “With the … Read more Can Sewage be a Virus Early Warning System?

Does a bear market always signal a recession?

Stock markets tend to look forward and send warnings about the economy before they show up in current data. Insights via @CMEGroup: https://openmarkets.cmegroup.com/quicktake?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=paid_social&utm_campaign=quicktake_evergreen&utm_content=more_insights Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ Email us at … Read more Does a bear market always signal a recession?

Coronavirus Updates: Boris Johnson Moved to ICU; U.S. Deaths Top 10,000

Stay informed with QuickTake’s coronavirus coverage of up-to-the-minute stories on the Covid-19 crisis. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusUpdates — BORIS JOHNSON MOVED TO ICU Boris Johnson has been taken into the hospital intensive care unit for treatment for coronavirus after his condition worsened, his office said. The U.K. prime minister was admitted to St Thomas’ Hospital in … Read more Coronavirus Updates: Boris Johnson Moved to ICU; U.S. Deaths Top 10,000

Bundesliga Home Challenge – EA SPORTS FIFA 20 with Hakimi, Hofmann, Selke & Co.

We’re staying at home… and playing football again! Deutsches Signal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEUpn_BV2Cw ► Sub now: https://redirect.bundesliga.com/_bwCS The weekend’s been salvaged once again. Be there live when players from 30 Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 teams compete against each other in another two-day EA SPORTS FIFA 20 event and virtually bring the Bundesliga to life! Besides Borussia Dortmund, … Read more Bundesliga Home Challenge – EA SPORTS FIFA 20 with Hakimi, Hofmann, Selke & Co.

1918 to COVID-19: 100 years of covering pandemics | The Listening Post (Feature)

History has shown, time and again, that the role of the media during a pandemic can be crucial, not only to our understanding of the issues at stake but to our survival as well. John M Barry is an American historian and author of the New York Times bestseller, The Great Influenza: The Epic Story … Read more 1918 to COVID-19: 100 years of covering pandemics | The Listening Post (Feature)

LIVE Bundesliga Home Challenge – EA SPORTS FIFA 20 with Hakimi, Hofmann, Selke & Co.

We’re staying at home… and playing football again! Deutsches Signal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeMYk2buhsg ► Sub now: https://redirect.bundesliga.com/_bwCS The weekend’s been salvaged once again. Be there live when players from 30 Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 teams compete against each other in another two-day EA SPORTS FIFA 20 event and virtually bring the Bundesliga to life! Besides Borussia Dortmund, … Read more LIVE Bundesliga Home Challenge – EA SPORTS FIFA 20 with Hakimi, Hofmann, Selke & Co.

Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayer 04 Leverkusen 6-2 | The Best Games of The Decade 2010-2019

An eight-goal thriller between Dortmund and Leverkusen ► Sub now: https://redirect.bundesliga.com/_bwCS We’re going back to the 2016/17 season. It’s Matchday 23 of an already dramatic campaign and Bayer Leverkusen are the visitors to Borussia Dortmund’s Signal Iduna Park in an explosive contest. Who will come out on top? Dortmund with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Ousmane Dembele … Read more Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayer 04 Leverkusen 6-2 | The Best Games of The Decade 2010-2019