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Grand Bahamas welcomes first tourists since Hurricane Dorian
Nearly three months after Hurricane Dorian, a category five storm slammed in Grand Bahama, tourism officials have welcomed the first official flight to the Fixed Based Operators at Grand Bahama International Airport.
Politics, porn and toxic world of deepfake
Deepfakes are videos produced through the use of artificial intelligence. Melding images and sound, using things like face grafts, body transfers or voice imitations, they make people appear to say things they never said and do things th...
‘For casting purposes I was born in the wrong skin’ – Noughts and Crosses star Paterson Joseph
Many black actors leave Britain to find fame, but the Londoner’s BBC lead role follows years of acclaimed work on stage and screen
Coronavirus: Ireland shuts schools and offices and cancels public events with Scotland also banning mass gatherings
THE Republic of Ireland today announced a nationwide shutdown over coronavirus as the country’s leader Leo Varadkar called for “enormous sacrifices” to battle the killer bug.
Canada: Trudeau, wife Sophie in self-isolation awaiting COVID-19 test as meeting with premiers is called off
Conferences, concerts and public gatherings being cancelled across the country due to global pandemic
UK eventually joins the panic: Coronavirus deaths in the UK almost double overnight to 21
Elderly face four months in self-isolation - even if they're NOT ill - and army is to guard supermarkets and hospitals in wartime-style mobilisation to fight coronavirus as deaths in the UK almost double overnight to 21 and infections hi...
From China to the West: learn our lessons on containing the coronavirus epidemic
Some Chinese sources are suggesting that Western countries have not done enough to stop the spread of the disease. Advice comes as Europe takes over as the epicentre of the crisis and Beijing tries to ward off imported cases
The coronavirus pandemic threatens a crisis for human rights too
People could soon be arrested for a sweeping range of new offences in the UK, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch
Governments are pumping trillions into their economies. But some people could still be left out
As the coronavirus pandemic freezes populations in lockdown and pushes the world towards recession, a number of major governments have unveiled unprecedented stimulus packages.
Coronavirus death toll in UK rising faster than in Italy
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced the closure of all UK pubs, restaurants, cinemas and gyms as part of coronavirus containment measures. Britain has almost 4,000 confirmed cases. But the real number could be much higher ...
Global coronavirus death toll now exceeds 13,000 as more than 300,000 are infected around the world
The COVID-19 pandemic continues, with confirmed cases now surpassing 307,000 globally, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Coronavirus latest: Olympics could be postponed; New Zealand to enter lockdown; Trump predicts ‘great victory’
Postponing the 2020 Olympics ‘may become inevitable’, Japan PM Shinzo Abe says New Zealand latest country to announce strict self-isolation measures
Couples In The UK Have Been Told They Must Either Live Together Or Not See Each Other During Lockdown
Health secretary Matt Hancock also announced that the government was opening a new temporary hospital with 4,000 beds at an exhibition centre in east London.
Parliament shuts down for a month
Parliament has shut down until 21 April at the earliest to combat the spread of coronavirus.
UK coronavirus home testing to be made available to millions
Test to be validated this week, then made available to healthcare workers and general public
Barclays waives overdraft fees amid coronavirus outbreak
Barclays is waiving overdraft interest fees for a month, as many other banks offer support to those suffering financial problems amid the coronavirus outbreak.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus
“I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.”
UK coronavirus deaths rise to 759
The number of coronavirus deaths in the UK has risen from 578 to 759, according to the Department of Health. This is the biggest rise in deaths that the country has seen so far.
UK order: Homeless, go home!
‘Disgrace we needed global pandemic’: UK govt requests ALL homeless people be housed by weekend
In full: PM's statement on his coronavirus
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. Here is his statement in full:
'Like a bomb had gone off on either side of their chest.' London doctors speak of 'continuous tsunami'
The rapidly rising number of deaths in Italy and Spain have placed Europe at the epicenter of the coronavirus crisis. Both countries now have higher death tolls than China, where the outbreak began, and with more than 7,500 fatalities It...
UK’s Prince Charles ‘out of isolation’ after Covid-19 diagnosis
Heir to the British throne Prince Charles has come out of self-isolation and his health is improving, after having tested positive for the Covid-19 virus last week, Clarence House has confirmed.
After 'Zoom bombings', other incidents, FBI warns of videoconferencing hijacking amid coronavirus
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning of potential hijacks of videoconferencing applications. Overnight, the FBI highlighted two incidents in Massachusetts related to the popular videoconferencing app Zoom.
After The Coronavirus Passes, Your World Will Not Go Back To Normal
Before the pandemic began, the systems that govern our world were brittle. Today, they are broken. When we emerge, the world will be different and so will we.
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