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Coronavirus: Twitter tells staff to work from home

Picture copyright Getty Photos Twitter has instructed its workers to earn a living from home to assist cease the unfold of the coronavirus. In a weblog publish, the social media large stated it was necessary for workers in Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea to work remotely. The corporate additionally stated it was “strongly encouraging” all of its 5,000 workers ...

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Coronavirus: BA and Ryanair cancel flights as bookings drop

Picture copyright Getty Photographs British Airways and finances rival Ryanair have cancelled lots of of flights as demand for journey drops amid fears concerning the unfold of coronavirus. BA is cancelling 226 flights from 16-28 March from London to locations together with New York, Italy, France, Austria, Belgium, Germany and Eire. Ryanair will minimize as much as 25% of flights ...

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Coronavirus maps and charts: A visual guide to the outbreak

A quick-moving virus originating in China and often known as the “new coronavirus” has contaminated tens of 1000’s of Chinese language residents and unfold to greater than 60 international locations. It has claimed greater than 3,000 lives thus far. Listed here are 10 maps and charts that may enable you to perceive what’s going on. 1. New infections outdoors China ...

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Coronavirus toll tops 3,000, more countries hit: Live updates | News

Indonesia has introduced its first two coronavirus instances as Iran reported 11 extra deaths from coronavirus, bringing its dying toll to 54 – probably the most outdoors China. The variety of individuals contaminated in Italy – the centre of the outbreak in Europe – jumped to 1,694, whereas the quantity in France elevated to 130. With the outbreak deepening, the ...

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Ernesto Cardenal, Nicaraguan Priest, Poet and Revolutionary, Dies at 95

and different galaxies. We come from the celebs, and to them we will return. Father Cardenal studying from his e-book of poems in 1980. Credit score…Lachmann/Ullstein Bild, through Getty Pictures Ernesto Cardenal Martínez was born on Jan. 20, 1925, to an upper-class household in Granada, a metropolis on Lake Nicaragua. He studied literature in Managua and at Columbia College in New ...

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Afghan conflict: President Ashraf Ghani rejects Taliban prisoner release

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption An estimated 10,000 Taliban prisoners are being held in Afghan jails Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says his authorities has not pledged to free Taliban prisoners, as said in a deal reached by the US and the militants. Underneath the landmark settlement signed on Saturday in Qatar, 5,000 Taliban could be launched in change for as ...

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Northern rail: Government takes over after chaos

Picture copyright PA Media Picture caption Arriva had beforehand operated Northern companies The federal government says it desires to provide folks in northern England “extra powers over their railways” because it begins operating companies beforehand operated by Arriva Rail North. The takeover was introduced in January following widespread commuter chaos. Larger Manchester mayor Andy Burnham might be amongst a panel ...

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Premiership: Harlequins beat Exeter 34-30 with injury-time penalty try at The Stoop

Chiefs outside-half Joe Simmonds scored two tries in three minutes early within the second half in opposition to Quins Gallagher Premiership Harlequins (13) 34 Tries: Lasike, Cavubati, Smith, Penalty strive Cons: Smith 3 Pens: Smith 2 Exeter: (13) 30 Tries: J Simmonds 2 Dollman Cons: J Simmonds 3 Pens: J Simmonds 3 Harlequins secured a rare bonus level win over ...

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Coronavirus lockdown in China raises mental health concerns | China News

Strict laws to manage the unfold of coronavirus in China are taking a toll on psychological well being as individuals are confined to their properties for weeks. Well being professionals say hundreds of thousands are struggling to deal with anxiousness and fears over the long run. These beneath lockdown in Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus, are significantly in danger. ...

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M.I.T. Researchers Cast Doubt on Bolivian Election Fraud

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Know-how have forged doubt on a declare that Bolivian officers engaged in fraud to assist Evo Morales, the longtime president, win re-election. The researchers, whereas not definitively ruling out the potential for any fraud, waded right into a fierce home and worldwide debate over Mr. Morales’s legitimacy. The nation’s first Indigenous ...

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