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‘Don’t underestimate virus’, says Wolves chairman Shi

‘Don’t underestimate virus’, says Wolves chairman Shi

Wolves chairman Jeff Shi say sit is a time of "great adversity" Wolves chairman Jeff Shi has warned football fans not to "underestimate" coronavirus. Shi said he had been in contact with friends, family and colleagues in China since the pandemic began in Wu…
Why is Olympic decision taking so long and what will the fallout be?

Why is Olympic decision taking so long and what will the...

Could the sun be setting on the 2020 Olympic Games? Even the Olympics is not immune. It now seems almost certain that Tokyo 2020 will be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world. But as the IOC gives itself another four weeks to mull…
Coronavirus: Why Dutch lockdown may be a high-risk strategy

Coronavirus: Why Dutch lockdown may be a high-risk strategy

Image copyright Anna Holligan Image caption Trams are all but empty, but under the Dutch lockdown not everything is shut The Netherlands has tried to adopt an "intelligent lockdown", but the infection is spreading rapidly and it has one of the world's highest mortality rates from the pandemic. The Dutch have also been accused of…
After ignoring warnings, Israeli ultra-Orthodox hit by virus

After ignoring warnings, Israeli ultra-Orthodox hit by virus

BNEI BRAK, Israel (AP) — Early this week, the streets of the central Israeli city of Bnei Brak were bustling with shoppers as ultra-Orthodox residents, obeying their religious leaders, ignored pleas to stay home in the face of the coronavirus threat. By Friday, Bnei Brak had become the country’s worst hot spot and now resembles…
‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Image copyright Getty Images Bill Withers, the acclaimed 1970s soul singer behind hits Ain't No Sunshine and Lean On Me has died from heart complications aged 81, his family said.The singer died on Monday in Los Angeles, the family told the Associated Press.They described him in a statement as a "solitary man with a heart…
Week in pictures

Week in pictures

A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Carlos Barria / Reuters Image caption First responders evacuate sick crew members with flu-like symptoms from cruise ships Costa Favolosa and Costa Magica, at the US Coast Guard station at Port of Miami, Florida. Image copyright Mohamed Abd El Ghany /…
For seniors, isolation changes life in varied, nuanced ways

For seniors, isolation changes life in varied, nuanced ways

One remembers the polio epidemic and the hardships of World War II. One is stoic about it all — because, he says, he’s already “here past the welcome.” A third, old enough to remember the aftermath of the 1918 flu epidemic, turns to her faith in challenging times. For older Americans, some of the people…
Coronavirus: Premier League players join charity FIFA 20 tournament

Coronavirus: Premier League players join charity FIFA 20 tournament

Image copyright Getty Images If you've been struggling over the last few days with having no football to watch, you're definitely not alone.It's affected fans and people working at clubs like Luke Lambourne, who looks after the social media for League Two club Leyton Orient.After a weekend without any content to post, Luke came up…
Coronavirus: Italy sees rapid spread of fake news

Coronavirus: Italy sees rapid spread of fake news

Image copyright EPA Image caption Italians have been ordered to stay at home, in an attempt to contain the virus As Italy grapples with the coronavirus outbreak, misinformation about how to respond to the virus is also spreading.We've been looking at some of the stories that have gone viral in the country, and whether there's…
Coronavirus: At least four dead in China quarantine hotel collapse

Coronavirus: At least four dead in China quarantine hotel collapse

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRescuers are searching for survivors in the rubble At least 10 people are dead and 23 remain missing after a hotel being used as a coronavirus quarantine facility in the Chinese city of Quanzhou collapsed on Saturday. Rescue workers are still searching the rubble of the five-storey…

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