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The Pandemic Is Turning the Natural World Upside Down

Friday  04:35,   03 april 2020

Widespread social-distancing measures have produced some jarring effects across land, air, and sea.With fewer trains, buses, and people pounding the pavement, the usual hum of public life has vanished, and so has its dependable rhythms: Before the... >>>

Why Jeff Bezos’s $100 million donation to food banks won’t satisfy his critics

Friday  04:05,   03 april 2020

That’s not to say that the donation — one of tech’s largest gifts yet — won’t make an impact.Jeff Bezos is giving $100 million to help America’s hungry during the coronavirus crisis, a gift that is one of the largest by a tech leader in response to... >>>

Jane Fonda Won’t Stop Protesting — Even During a Pandemic

Friday  03:00,   03 april 2020

Jane Fonda has a word for those who doubt the efficacy of celebrity activists: Poppycock. Undeterred by stay-at-home restrictions intended to combat the coronavirus pandemic, she is pivoting from physical protests to virtual ones: She and Greenpeace >>>

Prince William and Kate Middleton share a touching phone call with NHS doctors and nurses as they thank them for their work and describe it as a 'different level' as Britons flock to their doorsteps to applaud key workers

Friday  02:45,   03 april 2020

Prince William, 37, and Kate Middleton, 38, spoke to doctors and nurses at the Queen's Hospital Burton, Staffordshire, and the University Hospital Monklands in North Lanarkshire. © Provided by Daily Mail Prince William, 37, and Kate Middleton,... >>>

Five point coronavirus plan to test 100,000 a day by the end of April

Friday  02:25,   03 april 2020

The government has unveiled its five-point coronavirus action plan which pledges to see 100,000 people tested for the virus per day by the end of April. Matt Hancock set out what the government says is a "significant" increase in testing for... >>>

Boris Johnson emerges from self-isolation to join UK applauding key workers

Thursday  23:30,   02 april 2020

The Prime Minister kept his distance from the crowd gathered outside Number 10 Downing Street.In pictures: Coronavirus (COVID-19) hits UK amid global... >>>

Seventy-three staff members at Great Ormond Street ‘test positive for COVID-19’

Thursday  17:07,   02 april 2020

Over 70 members of staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) have tested positive for COVID-19, it has been claimed. Anthony Costello, a former director of the World Health Organization (WHO) tweeted that he had been sent an email detailing the... >>>

Coronavirus 'Immunity Certificates' Being Considered By Government

Thursday  17:01,   02 april 2020

 Immunity certificates to identify people who have had coronavirus are being considered by the government, Downing Street has suggested. The PM’s spokesman said: “This is something which has been discussed in other... >>>

Women Dominate Booker International Prize Shortlist

Thursday  16:26,   02 april 2020

LONDON — For the second year running, five of the six shortlisted novels for the International Booker Prize are by women. The contenders for the award, arguably the most significant prize for literature translated into English, were announced in... >>>

These Coronavirus Exposures Might Be the Most Dangerous

Thursday  16:15,   02 april 2020

Li Wenliang, the doctor in China who raised early awareness of the new coronavirus, died of the virus in February at 34. Is it possible that Dr. Li died because as a doctor who spent a lot of time around severely ill Covid-19 patients, he was... >>>

This Morning in chaos after 'Spin to Win' wheel breaks down – so Holly and Phil invent new game

Thursday  15:51,   02 april 2020

This is the largest and highest resolution panorama the Curiosity Mars rover has ever taken. It's made up of almost 1,200 images taken over 4 days. Credit to... >>>

Women Are Using This Code Word At Pharmacies To Report Domestic Abuse During Lockdown

Thursday  15:33,   02 april 2020

Andre Viollier is a skilled rider but his experience couldn't have prevented this epic fail. The cyclist tried to cross a stream in La Peyratte, France, but ended up falling... >>>

Women Are Using This Code Word At Pharmacies To Report Domestic Abuse During Lockdown

Thursday  15:32,   02 april 2020

This is the hilarious moment an 11-year-old boy got pranked by his parents thinking he had to go to school on April Fools' day. The clip filmed in Glasgow, Scotland shows the moment Liam is walking down the road complaining that he's the... >>>

Women Are Using This Code Word At Pharmacies To Report Domestic Abuse During Lockdown

Thursday  15:31,   02 april 2020

Amazing drone footage shows hundreds of party-loving Geordies throwing an impromptu ‘isolation disco’ to cheer themselves up during the coronavirus lockdown. Residents living in apartment blocks on both sides of the River Tyne co-ordinated a huge... >>>

DUP councillor blames pandemic on ‘God’s judgment’ for legalising abortion

Thursday  15:30,   02 april 2020

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