Primary Schools Are Open But How Are They Coping? | This Morning

As primary schools in England reopen today, Alice Beer is at Bridgetown Primary in Stratford-upon-Avon, where she’s finding out how two parents feel sending their children into class and speaking to headteacher Jane Tailby about the measures in place to protect pupils. Phil and Holly will also be speaking to the head of Netmums, Annemarie … Read more Primary Schools Are Open But How Are They Coping? | This Morning

Are UK Schools Ready To Re-Open On Monday? | This Morning

Alice Beer visited a school on This Morning asking if British schools were ready to take children back on 1 June 2020. As the first lot of school children are set to walk through the gates on Monday – what does your school have in place to help keep them safe? Today, Alice Beer talks … Read more Are UK Schools Ready To Re-Open On Monday? | This Morning

Syrian tamarind juice sellers continue with tradition in Ramadan

Ramadan is the busiest time of the year for tamarind and liquorice juice sellers in Idlib city in northwestern Syria. The often jet-black drinks are made from tamarind pods and liquorice roots. But this year, the coronavirus pandemic is making things harder for families in northern Syria that depend on tamarind for their income. Al … Read more Syrian tamarind juice sellers continue with tradition in Ramadan

Life in Lockdown: How the Midlands is coping

As part of a series of special reports on life in lockdown from across the UK, Sky News travelled to the Midlands to see how the restrictions are affecting people there. Mark Stone visits a food bank in Coventry that is ramping up production to reach the most vulnerable and meets with nurses in Stratford-Upon-Avon … Read more Life in Lockdown: How the Midlands is coping

Pakistan ill-equipped to fight COVID-19: Healthcare workers

Pakistan has more than 2,600 cases of infection and 40 deaths from the new coronavirus, with many cities under lockdown and the government urging social distancing. But healthcare workers are calling on the government to do more to help them fight the virus. They say they have not been provided with enough protective equipment in … Read more Pakistan ill-equipped to fight COVID-19: Healthcare workers

Libya fighting: foreign powers want stake now, as in past

Renegade commander Khalifa Haftar has been fighting to take over Libya’s capital for more than 10 months from the United Nations-recognised Government of National Accord, which is based in Tripoli. But as the rival governments fight for control, the violence is only growing as a various foreign countries step in to back the respective sides. … Read more Libya fighting: foreign powers want stake now, as in past

Libya conflict: Post-shelling, flights resume at Tripoli airport

Libya’s conflict has forced flights to be redirected to Misrata after the only functioning airport in Tripoli was targeted on Monday. Mitiga airport was hit by heavy shelling. Nearly 300 civilians have been killed by rockets or air raids since renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar began his campaign to seize the capital in April. Al … Read more Libya conflict: Post-shelling, flights resume at Tripoli airport

Libya civil war: Tribal loyalties tested as violence continues

Tribal identity and loyalty play a fundamental role in Libyan society. During years of chaos and fighting, some reconciliation between groups has been possible. But as the conflict continues, there are fears cracks may be forming again. Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from Tripoli. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Libya civil war: Tribal loyalties tested as violence continues

Libya conflict: Heavy shelling around Tripoli’s Mitiga airport

Heavy shelling in Libya’s capital has forced residents of the neighbourhoods around Mitiga airport to live a suspended life. This is the latest round of fighting after talks at the UN failed to reach an agreement. Many Libyans from both sides of the conflict are angry at the UN, saying that it has not done … Read more Libya conflict: Heavy shelling around Tripoli’s Mitiga airport

Libya: Are Haftar’s forces harbouring ‘the new ISIL’?

Since Libyan renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar began his offensive to take the capital Tripoli, he has courted the West by saying he is trying to rid the country of, in his words, “terrorists”. But elements within Haftar’s forces have been accused of sharing an ideology similar to the al-Qaeda and the ISIL (ISIS) group. … Read more Libya: Are Haftar’s forces harbouring ‘the new ISIL’?

Libya: Tripoli businesses struggling during Haftar assault

Businesses in Libya’s capital are struggling to survive with the city under assault by renegade commander Khalifa Haftar for almost a year now. Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from Tripoli on the challenges business owners are facing. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera … Read more Libya: Tripoli businesses struggling during Haftar assault

Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

People in Libya are trying to maintain some semblance of their everyday lives. The closer to the front lines of fighting they are, the harder it is to move around, socialise, and even sleep. Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from southern Tripoli, Libya, on the realities of living with, and fleeing, war. – Subscribe to … Read more Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

Libya crisis: More than 200 schools in conflict zones closed

The United Nations hopes talks aimed at reaching a ceasefire in Libya will restart. The talks were suspended this week after forces loyal to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar shelled a Tripoli port. With civilians in the firing line, more than 200 schools have shut. And, as Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford explains from Tripoli, that … Read more Libya crisis: More than 200 schools in conflict zones closed

Prince Charles mixes history with technology on a day out around Warwickshire and Coventry

Prince Charles spent the day in Warwickshire and the West Midlands as part of a mini tour of the area. As President of the Royal Shakespeare Company, he stopped by their base in Stratford-upon-Avon to see how the redevelopment of their Costume Workshop is going. He toured the costume store before enjoying a performance of … Read more Prince Charles mixes history with technology on a day out around Warwickshire and Coventry

Libyans mark 9 years since start of uprising that removed Gaddafi

Libyans have gathered across the country to celebrate nine years since the start of a revolution that toppled former leader Muammar Gaddafi after 42 years in power. But the celebrations are tempered by the fighting between the renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar who has embarked on an offensive to take the capital, Tripoli, where the … Read more Libyans mark 9 years since start of uprising that removed Gaddafi