Alison Meets Real-Life Cool Runnings Bob Sleigh Team | This Morning

Feel the rhythm! Feel the rhyme! Get on up, it’s bobsled time! In this real-life Cool Runnings, Jamaica’s bobsleigh team have had to come up with a new way to train for the winter olympics during lockdown – they’ve been donning their lycra and pushing a Mini Cooper around the streets of Peterborough! After shocking … Read more Alison Meets Real-Life Cool Runnings Bob Sleigh Team | This Morning

Homeless being turned away as cool weather pushes Safe Space shelter to capacity | ABC News

As Winter rolls around in Hobart, the homeless are doing it tough. Thankfully a new facility called Safe Space, formerly Safe Night Space, operated by Hobart City Mission and the Salvation Army, has been providing beds for homeless people since December. Read more here: https://ab.co/3c1ZD0T For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can … Read more Homeless being turned away as cool weather pushes Safe Space shelter to capacity | ABC News

Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics venues complete green energy trial

The trial operation of a green energy project that will power the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics started on May 25. Beijing 2022 will be the first Games in history at which all venues are powered by green and renewable energy. The 160,000-kilowatt test marked the interconnection of three converter stations, which are part of the … Read more Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics venues complete green energy trial

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season Premiere! | Marvel Minute

This week on the Marvel Minute, we have a brand new clip from Season 7 of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Red Guardian brings a late winter to Marvel Contest of Champions, and the demo for Marvel’s Iron Man VR is now available! Plus, new comics arrive on digital and print this Wednesday! ► Subscribe to … Read more Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season Premiere! | Marvel Minute

‘Lockdown Cannot Be Sustained Indefinitely’: South African President Announces Substantial Reopening

South Africa’s government will permit most businesses to reopen from June 1 even as coronavirus infections continue to mount heading into winter. Africa’s most-industrialized economy went into lockdown on March 27, with only grocers, pharmacies and suppliers of essential services allowed to keep operating. While the rules were eased May 1, many businesses have remained … Read more ‘Lockdown Cannot Be Sustained Indefinitely’: South African President Announces Substantial Reopening

Akaroa optimistic of best winter yet as Kiwis realise their need to spend local

With New Zealand’s borders closed the Canterbury town is eyeing domestic tourists to visit. Join the 6pm team as they bring you the latest news from here and overseas Daily at 6pm on TVNZ 1 Get more at: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news On Demand – https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/one-news-at-6pm Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/1NEWSNZ Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/1newsnz Twitter – https://twitter.com/1NewsNZ

Winter tourism is a new growth engine in NE China

Chinese political advisers took questions from the media during the second Members’ Corridor on day four of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) on May 24. Yang Andi, director of the Jilin Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, said that while tourism development in northeastern China has always been … Read more Winter tourism is a new growth engine in NE China

UK ‘absolutely’ preparing for second Covid-19 peak | ITV News

The UK is “absolutely” preparing for a second peak of coronavirus, despite a “definite and sustained decline” in new cases, the deputy chief medical officer for England has said. Professor Jonathan Van-Tam, speaking at the government’s daily coronavirus update, said the risk in new peaks will only be truly averted when a vaccine is found, … Read more UK ‘absolutely’ preparing for second Covid-19 peak | ITV News

Who the health cares? | 2020 could be the darkest winter in modern history – US health official

The US healthcare system has been inundated during the pandemic, not just with patients, but also criticism over the way it has struggled with the pandemic. Now the former head of a key lab working on a vaccine has warned Congress, if the government does not make rapid changes, things will only get worse… Subscribe … Read more Who the health cares? | 2020 could be the darkest winter in modern history – US health official

Without international tourists, WA whale watching companies face uncertain season ahead | ABC News

Companies running whale watching tours in the state’s south are facing an uncertain season as the pandemic restrictions bite into their typically brisk winter trade. Without lucrative international customers … operators fear the domestic market won’t be enough to see them through. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC … Read more Without international tourists, WA whale watching companies face uncertain season ahead | ABC News

Ousted U.S. official warns of ‘darkest winter’ if virus rebounds

America will face its “darkest winter in modern history” unless leaders act decisively to prevent a rebound of the coronavirus, said Rick Bright, former director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), a whistleblower who alleges he was ousted from his job after warning the Trump administration that the country needed to prepare … Read more Ousted U.S. official warns of ‘darkest winter’ if virus rebounds

Coronavirus whistle-blower tells Congress US lacks vaccine plan

US vaccine expert Rick Bright has warned that the United States has not formulated a plan to produce and distribute a coronavirus vaccine should it become available. The nation could face “the darkest winter in modern history” unless leaders act decisively, he told a congressional panel. Bright was removed from his job by the Trump … Read more Coronavirus whistle-blower tells Congress US lacks vaccine plan

Some bushfire victims still waiting for government loans | 7.30

As winter approaches, many victims of last summer’s terrible bushfires are still struggling to access cash grants and loans to help get them back on their feet. The Bushfire Recovery Taskforce says $1.3 billion has already been set aside for families and businesses. But some farmers say they haven’t seen it yet. Read more here: … Read more Some bushfire victims still waiting for government loans | 7.30

‘Worrying’ coronavirus case in nurse at Rockhampton aged care facility – May 15 wrap | ABC News

In today’s coronavirus news; 2:06 – A nurse has tested positive for coronavirus at a Rockhampton aged care home, one of two new cases for Queensland in the past 24 hours. 5:17 – Victoria has recorded another 21 cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours. 6:17 – Staged roll backs are beginning in many … Read more ‘Worrying’ coronavirus case in nurse at Rockhampton aged care facility – May 15 wrap | ABC News