Coronavirus deaths reach more than 30,000 in Europe

As the number of deaths rises to more than 30,000 in Italy, Spain, France and Germany in spite of efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic, much of Western Europe’s hospitals are struggling to cope. EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says the European Union should come up with an economic “Marshall Plan”. But states … Read more Coronavirus deaths reach more than 30,000 in Europe

EU plans $110 bln package to keep workers and companies afloat

The European Union is considering a major financial package for workers, which will pump 110 billion U.S. dollars into the bloc’s economy to help those hit by the COVID-19 outbreak. CGTN’s Toni Waterman has more from Brussels. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on … Read more EU plans $110 bln package to keep workers and companies afloat

EU Tech Chief ‘Not Concerned’ About Use of Palantir

Apr.03 — The European Union’s technology chief Thierry Breton said he is “not concerned” about the use of data-mining software provided by Palantir Technologies Inc. and other U.S. software to analyze data about the spread of the coronavirus. “We are in a global environment, we are doing stuff with some friends and allies,” Internal Market … Read more EU Tech Chief ‘Not Concerned’ About Use of Palantir

One million coronavirus cases confirmed: How are global leaders responding?

Before the corona virus outbreak the Europe Union looked like a place where the leaders were united. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Now it seems the pandemic is causing division. The head of the EU commission today said member states handling the crisis in their own way could be ‘harmful’. Ursula von der Leyen’s words come as the … Read more One million coronavirus cases confirmed: How are global leaders responding?

In the Footsteps of a Tunisian Hero | Al Jazeera World

Lazhar Chraiti, a legendary figure in Tunisia’s resistance to French colonial rule, was executed in 1963. More than 50 years later, Lazhar Chraiti’s son goes back to Tunisia to find out more about how his father lived – and how he died. The story of Lazhar Chraiti is that of an unlikely hero. He had … Read more In the Footsteps of a Tunisian Hero | Al Jazeera World

The Front Line: U.S. the new epicenter of COVID-19

According to the WHO, the U.S. has become the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. What exactly are the realities? What can be done to save lives? World Insight brings together Chinese and American public health and medical experts to discuss the latest. They are: in Wuhan, Dr. Fan Junping, attending physician of pulmonary and … Read more The Front Line: U.S. the new epicenter of COVID-19

Coronavirus: critics slam Hungary’s sweeping emergency powers

Viktor Orban secured the right to rule by decree after his Fidesz party passed a law in parliament granting him open-ended extra powers to fight the coronavirus outbreak. The PM, who has gradually increased his power during his decade in office, has been often in conflict with the European Union, and rights organisation over his … Read more Coronavirus: critics slam Hungary’s sweeping emergency powers

Asos denies its warehouse is a ‘cradle of disease’ for workers | ITV News

People turned up for the afternoon shift at the Asos warehouse in Grimethorpe, Barnsley, as normal on Monday afternoon but some are anxious the company is not adequately protecting them during the Coronavirus outbreak. The GMB Union says that a survey it carried out of almost 470 workers over the weekend showed that 98% feel … Read more Asos denies its warehouse is a ‘cradle of disease’ for workers | ITV News

Nurses lives being ‘put at risk’ by a lack of protective equipment

The union that represents nurses has warned that health workers’ lives are being put at risk by of a lack of protective equipment. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download … Read more Nurses lives being ‘put at risk’ by a lack of protective equipment