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Cummings criticism sees Church of England bishops receive death threats

25 May 20:34 1199 articles

Cummings criticism sees Church of England bishops receive death threats

One email warned: ‘Stay out of politics or we’ll kill you’.

25 May 20:34 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774774796636.html
Coronavirus: What did Dominic Cummings do during lockdown?

Boris Johnson's chief aide has not been out of the headlines this Bank Holiday weekend; here's everything you need to know.

25 May 20:44 The Courier 4275302767185713013.html
WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns

The World Health Organisation has suspended testing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday.

25 May 20:32 Bdnews24 8119004128764126709.html
THE CUTTING EDGE-26-5-2020

At Kikuyu, in Kiambu County, one landlord has disconnected water and electricity to an apartment block.

25 May 20:00 Daily Nation 7421817123799969517.html
Japan government to lift state of emergency across country

The Japan government on Monday decided to lift the state of emergency for COVID-19 in Tokyo and four other prefectures of the country, the only places where the measure implemented to curb the...

25 May 20:16 The Hans India 817019415527178655.html
Common sense urged after sunseekers flock to beaches and parks

People made the most of the bank holiday weather following the relaxation of lockdown restrictions in England.

25 May 20:08 Express & Star 7324224460504231586.html
Entire Uttarakhand state designated as 'Orange Zone'

The state government assured that spike is registered due to number of tests conducted of the migrants who are returning from other states. 

25 May 20:17 The New Indian Express 4718288654719708252.html
DV Sadananda Gowda arrives from Delhi, skips quarantine, says he’s exempted

Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda, who flew into Bengaluru from the ‘high-risk’ Delhi, was not subjected to the mandatory institutional quarantine on Monday. Both Gowda

25 May 20:02 Deccan Herald 2027555796577443962.html
Ndlozi invites derision for saying ‘lockdown was for the white community’

The EFF's former spokesperson has tried to sell the idea that white people are now happy to reopen the economy at the expense of 'disposable black workers'.

25 May 20:00 The Citizen 410802301400747891.html
Cummings criticism sees Church of England bishops receive death threats

One email warned: ‘Stay out of politics or we’ll kill you’.

25 May 20:34 Express & Star 7324224460239393116.html
Trump bars travellers from Brazil

President Donald Trump on Sunday further limited travel from the world's coronavirus hotspots by denying entry to foreigners coming from Brazil, which is second to the US in the number of

25 May 20:14 The Hans India 817019415096901406.html
Cummings criticism sees Church of England bishops receive death threats

One email warned: ‘Stay out of politics or we’ll kill you’.

25 May 20:34 Shropshire Star 3480199992693215580.html
Government’s ‘Job Maker’ plan to be revealed today

The Prime Minister is today expected to unveil plans of the new ‘Job Maker’ program, as part of plans to reignite the Australian economy. The program will encourage small, medium and large businesses…

25 May 20:55 myGC.com.au 214966661862788233.html
Victorian cinema operators divided about re-opening on June 22

Limited capacity and a lack of new movies in the supply chain have made Victorian cinema operators hesitant to re-open in three weeks - but drive-ins have their foot on the pedal.

25 May 08:10 Brisbane Times 2314609339590079135.html
Last-minute cancellations cause chaos as air travel resumes

India Business News: Domestic air travel had a bumpy take-off on its comeback on Monday after two months of being grounded, thanks to an already sanitised first-day sched

25 May 20:32 The Times of India 6060938664737511029.html
Six flights carrying 562 stranded passengers arrive at Srinagar Airport

With Government resuming domestic flight operations across the country, six domestic flights carrying about 562 passengers, who were stranded at different

25 May 20:08 Greater Kashmir 4662909092183758419.html
Wike, Rivers liable for infecting my manager with Covid-19 – Owner of demolished hotel

Following the confirmation by the Rivers state government, that the manager of the demolished Nyesome Wike

25 May 20:31 Vanguard News 4125100339893551989.html
‘It’s very worrying’: Jobs axed and fears for tourism industry in Perthshire town as hotel permanently closes

The closure of a landmark Perthshire hotel has sparked fears for the local economy as the coronavirus lockdown takes its toll on tourism in the area.

25 May 08:02 The Courier 4275302768740494605.html
Johnson supported Cummings ahead of public interest, Nicola Sturgeon says

Scotland’s First Minister accused the PM of risking public confidence in coronavirus guidelines by keeping his adviser in post.

25 May 08:48 Shropshire Star 3480199993309549500.html
Spain revises virus death toll, removes cases counted twice

Spain's government on Monday revised downward the country's death toll from the coronavirus by nearly 2,000, bringing the total to 26,834.

25 May 20:50 Vanguard News 4125100340669106276.html
Comedian Vir Das shares video of neighbour threatening, sneezing over him allegedly for breaking social distancing

Das said the man in the video does not own his doorstep, sit-out, or his house and he wondered if what the man did would qualify as harassment.

25 May 08:39 The New Indian Express 4718288653431077945.html
Common sense urged after sunseekers flock to beaches and parks

People made the most of the bank holiday weather following the relaxation of lockdown restrictions in England.

25 May 20:08 Shropshire Star 3480199992958054050.html
COVID-19: House of Reps calls for schools to be fumigated before resumption

The House of Representatives has said all schools in Nigeria whether public or private are fumigated before they are reopened due to the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 20:30 Legit 3764253650269783480.html
Talks ongoing for 'new management' at Clifton Nursing Home after 9 deaths from Covid-19

THE Department of Health has said that "an alternative provider" has come forward which could mean residents at Clifton Nursing Home in north Belfast may not have to be relocated.

25 May 20:15 The Irish News 993066874357812.html
Man defiles daughters after spiking their drinks - The Nation Nigeria

A 48-year-old man, Femi Onifade, has been arrested in Ondo State for defiling his two daughters aged six and nine. It was gathered that the Deji of Akure,

25 May 20:28 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901477968915.html
South End restaurants successfully start to reopen dining rooms at half capacity

“Historically Memorial Day Weekend you’re not that busy, but we were busy,” Suffolk Punch general manager Shan Sheheane said.

25 May 20:44 WBTV 6439870257249014789.html
WHO suspends chloroquine trial as possible cure for Covid-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that it has suspended the use of hydroxychloroquine in trial for the treatment of COVID-19. The drug trial was suspended on grounds of safety concern following a report

25 May 20:57 LailasNews.com 2090029850339563062.html
"China Will Continue To Support India In COVID-19 Fight": Envoy

The second lot of donations from JackMa Foundation and Alibaba Foundation including ventilators, PPE kits and other medical supplies have arrived in Delhi, Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong said on Monday.

25 May 20:32 NDTV.com 5090057682051414198.html
Trump warns he may move Republican convention over COVID-19 restrictions

U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday that he may move the Republican National Convention set for August from North Carolina if the event faces state social distancing restrictions due to the coronavirus. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Trump and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden to halt campaign rallies. Some…

25 May 20:45 Japan Today 8582716286674492004.html
Americans make low-key Memorial Day tributes, coronavirus overshadowing events

Americans paid a low-key tribute to those who died serving in the U.S. Armed Forces on Monday, with many Memorial Day events canceled because of the coronavirus epidemic that has killed nearly 100,000 people in the United States alone. In some places, scaled-down ceremonies were broadcast over the internet, as…

25 May 20:50 Japan Today 8582716286719813837.html
Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings say coronavirus affected their eyesight

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that his own eyesight was affected by coronavirus

25 May 20:23 The Irish News 993067021790897.html
Nnamdi Azikiwe varsity hospital records first case of COVID-19

Prof. Anthony Igwegbe, Chief Medical Director of the hospital, disclosed this on Monday.

25 May 20:56 The Eagle Online 1463511649517608761.html
Theatres await further relaxing of rules to lock in return date

"We can be closed down overnight but we cannot return overnight," says MTC boss Virginia Lovett.

25 May 08:10 Brisbane Times 2314609338432382518.html
The plan for Parliament and COVID-19 transparency; In The News for May 25

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what’s on the radar of our editors for the morning of May 25 …

25 May 08:44 680News 8014034333362096710.html
Johnson supported Cummings ahead of public interest, Nicola Sturgeon says

Scotland’s First Minister accused the PM of risking public confidence in coronavirus guidelines by keeping his adviser in post.

25 May 08:48 Express & Star 7324224460855727036.html
Health Ministry Issues Guidelines For International Arrivals In India, 14 Day Quarantine Compulsory

The Health Ministry has issued guidelines for domestic travel by air, trains and roads which includes that symptomatic passengers will monitor their health for 14 days while those with symptoms will be screened at the nearest health facility.

25 May 08:30 Swarajya 4977622828730664862.html
Gold Coast hotels fear $6b wipeout

The iconic Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast hotel is one of thousands of hotels hoping interstate travel will soon be possible.

25 May 08:57 Australian Financial Review 3974284486725172055.html
China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'

Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Washington had been infected by a “political virus”.

25 May 08:23 TheJournal.ie 6446904418486697840.html
Japan set to lift coronavirus emergency as cases slow

Japan was poised to lift its nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on Monday, gradually reopening the world's third-biggest economy after new cases slowed to a crawl. Compared to

25 May 08:52 Deccan Herald 2027555796819392681.html
Rental market hit by student exodus: Gurner

Tim Gurner says the treatment of foreign students by state and federal governments 'was incredibly poor' and its impact on the rental market will be huge.

25 May 08:23 Australian Financial Review 3974284487288129110.html
Express & Star comment: Uncertain future for universities

Britain's universities face an uncertain future due to the ongoing impact of the coronavirus.

25 May 08:30 Express & Star 7324224460524760743.html
Dominic Cummings controversy: The unanswered questions

Despite backing by Boris Johnson, key details about aide’s breaching of lockdown remain murky

25 May 08:11 The Irish Times 8204772969237855649.html
'On the day she died, I couldn't be with her or hold her hand': Widower's heart-breaking letter about staying apart from dying wife in lockdown - as MPs are flooded with emails in response to Dominic Cummings scandal

John Wilson from Whitchurch wrote to Buckingham MP Greg Smith to ask what he thinks about the fact that he had to be apart from his dying wife while Dominic Cummings was travelling.

25 May 13:02 Mail Online 124328111092074106.html
Irish Hairdressers Federation draw up plans to bid for earlier opening

The Irish Hairdressers Federation (IHF) has drawn up plans to present new recommendations to the Government in an attempt to open hair salons next...

25 May 08:12 Buzz.ie 7092425148810998544.html
Cancelled flights, miffed passengers galore on reopening domestic flight services

Several flights still ended up getting cancelled, much to the hassle of the customers.

25 May 08:10 DNA India 7533428662544346755.html
China decides to evacuate its citizens from India amid rise in coronavirus cases

The Chinese embassy put out a notice on its website on Monday, asking those wanting to return home to book tickets in special flights.

25 May 13:48 India Today 4286117813050300745.html
Manager of demolished Rivers hotel reportedly tests positive for COVID-19

The Rivers government on Sunday, May 24, disclosed that manager of the demolished Prodest Hotel, Eleme has tested positive for COVID-19 along with 26 others.

25 May 08:14 Legit 3764253649208770727.html
COVID-19: The pandemic is exposing the limits of science

Scientists and doctors have struggled to convey a unified message to the public

25 May 08:43 Gulf News 2086521544507592795.html
Shropshire Star comment: Universities facing uncertain future

Britain's universities face an uncertain future due to the ongoing impact of the coronavirus.

25 May 08:32 Shropshire Star 3480199991305511612.html
‘Inclusive, affordable’ South Surrey project aims to meet ‘desperate’ housing need

Public consultation on 91-unit ‘Harmony’ to launch online next month

25 May 13:30 North Delta Reporter 5327740410670652686.html
COVID-19: Nnamdi Azikiwe varsity hospital records first case

Authorities of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, have confirmed one case of coronavirus. The patient has been moved to isolation.

25 May 13:14 Legit 3764253650140916094.html
Explained: Migrants' 'ghar wapsi' behind COVID-19 spike in India?

Monday is the fourth-straight day that India has reported the biggest one-day rise in the number, with 6,977 new infections, reported in the last 24 hours, taking the country's tally to 1,38,845, while the death toll rose to 4,021.

25 May 08:23 Oneindia 2023829370987318582.html
No need for staff self isolation over COVID-19 patient - NAUTH

Authorities of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Anambra State has allayed fears over the reported first recorded case...

25 May 13:53 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900530364676.html
Trump threatens to pull RNC from Charlotte if space can’t be ‘fully occupied’

President Donald Trump threatened to pull the Republican National Convention out of Charlotte if North Carolina can’t commit to full attendance at the convention, the president said in a tweet Monday morning.

25 May 13:26 WBTV 6439870257922644978.html
‘Worried, but work comes first’: Flight attendants return to duty as domestic air services resume in fourth phase of coronavirus lockdown

Flight attendants on early Monday morning arrived at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport, Terminal-3, as domestic air services resumed from today

25 May 02:17 Firstpost 4760741711718006376.html
State has been a huge let-down

A minimalist state is all very well, but what about providing services such as health and education?

25 May 02:33 BusinessLine 5283600112905970.html
Dominic Cummings to make rare public statement on lockdown row

Dominic Cummings, the prime minister’s chief advisor, is to make a rare public statement later today as pressure mounts on him to quit over breaking lockdown rules.

25 May 13:24 East Anglian Daily Times 681138151476287958.html
Italy to recruit 60,000 volunteers as social distancing monitors

Italy is planning to send out into the streets some 60,000 volunteers to tell people to keep respecting social distancing rules in the

25 May 13:40 Vanguard News 4125100340131130407.html
Premier Ford to make announcement today alongside Ontario’s associate minister of small business

Premier Doug Ford will be making an announcement in Toronto this afternoon alongside Ontario’s associate minister of small business and red tape reduction.

25 May 13:21 CP24 1887544295090445711.html
China decides to evacuate its citizens from India amid rise in coronavirus cases

The Chinese embassy put out a notice on its website on Monday, asking those wanting to return home to book tickets in special flights. The move to evacuate its citizens comes in the wake of India emerging as the 10th worst-hit country by the deadly virus, which has infected nearly 1.40 lakh people in India.

25 May 13:10 Oneindia 2023829372206762175.html
Cummings should apologise, says Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon has said Dominic Cummings should apologise and correct the impression other parents should have travelled while infected.

25 May 13:50 Express & Star 7324224459270898174.html
Trump threatens to move RNC without assurances from N.C. governor

Trump's tweets about the RNC, planned for Charlotte, come just two days after North Carolina recorded its largest daily increase in positive cases yet.

25 May 13:54 WVLT 4089046911521382460.html
At a glance: Latest global Covid-19 developments

Lockdown measures are eased across parts of Europe while Japan lifts its state of emergency.

25 May 13:19 RTE.ie 7595237277996472088.html
China decides to evacuate citizens from India amid rise in coronavirus cases

India News: China has decided to evacuate its citizens, including students, tourists and businessmen, from India who are facing "difficulties" in the country and

25 May 13:27 The Times of India 6060938663159165102.html
Trump ‘would like’ RNC to stay in Charlotte despite threatening to pull if space can’t be ‘fully occupied’

President Donald Trump threatened to pull the Republican National Convention out of Charlotte if North Carolina can’t commit to full attendance at the convention, the president said in a tweet Monday morning.

25 May 13:26 WBTV 6439870258298902151.html
Covid-19: Uttar Pradesh reports 273, Uttarakhand reports 15 new cases in last 24 hours

In Uttar Pradesh, 3,581 people have been discharged and 165 deaths have been reported so far.

25 May 13:04 newsx.com 5974563062814714925.html
China plans to begin shifting its citizens stranded in India from June 2

China will ply flights to help its citizens stranded in India and facing difficulties to return to the mainland from June 2, as per a tentative schedule published on the website of the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi on Monday.

25 May 13:07 First Post Of India 844080066148181182.html
Coronavirus update: Turkey reports 1,141 new cases; tally reaches 156,827

Turkey ranks ninth in a global tally by Johns Hopkins University but experts believe the number of infections could be much higher than reported

25 May 02:55 Business Today 1145527430729364162.html
Delhi's First Departure is to Pune, Mumbai's to Patna as Domestic Flight Ops Resume After 2 Months

Both the flights were operated by IndiGo. While the Delhi-Pune flight departed at 4.45 AM, the Mumbai-Patna flight took off at 6.45 AM today.

25 May 02:11 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386084621058153.html
Business gives Ramaphosa’s plan to reopen economy the thumbs up

South African business leaders lauded the government’s plan to substantially ease a nationwide lockdown that’s crippled the economy, even as the number of the coronavirus cases grows exponentially.

25 May 13:32 TechCentral 724913819441708283.html
Italy to recruit 60,000 volunteers as social distancing monitors

Italy is planning to send out into the streets some 60,000 volunteers to tell people to keep respecting social distancing rules in the country’s...

25 May 13:12 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900982994534.html
India's among 10 worst-hit COVID-19 nations as cases jump; air travel reopens

India on Monday posted its biggest single-day jump in cases of COVID-19, overtaking Iran to become one of the 10 worst-hit nations, even as the government allowed domestic air travel to restart.

25 May 13:10 Bdnews24 8119004129208463534.html
Virus casts shadow on Eid as cases surge by daily record; deaths top 500

The COVID-19 outbreak has put a further damper on muted Eid-ur-Fitr celebrations in Bangladesh after another 1,975 people tested positive for the infection, the most for a single day, taking the official caseload to 35,585..

25 May 13:02 Bdnews24 8119004128231547800.html
Four more COVID-19 deaths in Rajasthan take toll to 167, state tally at 7,100

Four more people succumbed to COVID-19 in Rajasthan on Monday, taking the death toll to 167 as 272 fresh coronavirus cases were reported in the state, officials said. With these fresh cases, the

25 May 13:04 Deccan Herald 2027555797176430590.html
Kerala reports 49 new covid-19 cases

The fresh covid-19 cases also include two prisoners.Hundreds of police personnel and a magistrate who were in contact with the two prisoners were put in home quarantine

25 May 13:16 Livemint 6614605818610814567.html
The plan for Parliament and COVID-19 transparency; In The News for May 25

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Ma

25 May 08:44 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245109268194.html
Victorian cinema operators divided about re-opening on June 22

Limited capacity and a lack of new movies in the supply chain have made Victorian cinema operators hesitant to re-open in three weeks - but drive-ins have their foot on the peddle.

25 May 08:10 WAtoday 6806590900036268703.html
Social distancing in home selling: How Lehigh Valley real estate agents are adapting to new reality

The housing market scene might soon resemble more of a hospital and less of a home but Lehigh Valley real estate agents say these measures are going to be crucial moving forward amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

25 May 13:02 Msn 1509165515791207410.html
Cummings should apologise, says Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon has said Dominic Cummings should apologise and correct the impression other parents should have travelled while infected.

25 May 13:50 Shropshire Star 3480199991724720638.html
Eventful day at Bengaluru airport as domestic flights resume operations

Flight operations were scheduled to commence at 12.40 am but confusion and cancellation made the wait longer for security and other personnel at the airport.Several passengers tried to dodge authorities to escape institutional quarantine but with little success

25 May 13:48 Livemint 6614605817985871199.html
UN virus therapy trial pauses hydroxychloroquine testing

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that in light of a paper published last week in the Lancet that showed people taking hydroxychloroquine were at higher risk of death and heart problems, there would be “a temporary pause” on the hydroxychloroquine arm of its global clinical trial.

25 May 13:33 KNOE 8 News 9048639191814013603.html
How Kerala flattened the curve, lowest death rates: Health minister Shailaja explains

Health department constituted 18 expert groups in training health care staff for detailed stock-taking of beds, equipment in each hospital

25 May 13:17 The Asian Age 2126266543946323526.html
Ford urges people who packed into Trinity Bellwoods Park to get tested for COVID-19

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is asking everyone who ignored physical distancing rules at a Toronto park this weekend to get tested for COVID-19 while slamming their “reckless” behaviour.

25 May 13:21 CP24 1887544296558019578.html
Ford slams actions of 'reckless' people who packed into Trinity Bellwoods Park

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is asking everyone who ignored physical distancing rules at a Toronto park this weekend to get tested for COVID-19 while slamming their “reckless” behaviour.

25 May 13:21 CP24 1887544295803184509.html
Japan ends coronavirus state of emergency - Foreign Affairs

Japanese president lifts state of emergency, following seven weeks of coronavirus-related restrictions.

25 May 13:41 Israel National News 5374683669931001631.html
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.Here is what some of the provinces have a

25 May 08:00 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245897681555.html
"Idea Of Flying Really Scary": Jitters As Domestic Flights Resume

Domestic flights resumed in the country on Monday even as coronavirus cases surge, while confusion about quarantine rules prompted jitters among passengers and the cancellation of dozens of planes.

25 May 08:09 NDTV.com 5090057680876335822.html
First there was JobSeeker, then JobKeeper - now it's JobMaker

Scott Morrison has signalled more federal control over skills training, accusing the states of running a system that is complex, clunky and unresponsive.

25 May 13:30 The Canberra Times 8662394329804127400.html
PM steps in on vocational education, pushing more federal control

Scott Morrison has signalled more federal control over skills training, accusing the states of running a system that is complex, clunky and unresponsive.

25 May 13:30 The Canberra Times 8662394329991942996.html
Tamil Nadu's Covid-19 count crosses 17,000-mark after record spike in cases

State's virus-related death toll reaches 118.87 of the 805 new patients are passengers from Maharashtra who returned to the southern state

25 May 13:37 Livemint 6614605819037681695.html
China to evacuate its citizens from India amid rise in coronavirus cases

The move to evacuate its citizens comes in the wake of India emerging as the 10th worst-hit country by the deadly virus, which has infected nearly 1.40 lakh people in India.People opting to return China will have to accept all quarantine, epidemic prevention arrangements during the flight as well as after entering China

25 May 13:14 Livemint 6614605817886443600.html
Trump bars travel from Brazil, a new Covid-19 hotspot: White House

US News: Non-Americans who have been in Brazil in the 14-day period prior to when they seek admittance to the US cannot come to America, said White House press

25 May 02:11 The Times of India 6060938664593982626.html
US Coronavirus Response Fatally ‘Chaotic,’ Says Noam Chomsky

File photo of Noam Chomsky (Courtesy: Facebook) Here are edited extracts from an AFP interview with the 91-year-old leftist intellectual, … US Coronavirus Response Fatally ‘Chaotic,’ Says Noam Chomsky Read More »

25 May 07:19 ISSCNC 6824315490472420770.html
Services to resume in New Jersey county where rabbis were first to end communal prayer - US & Canada

Services to resume in New Jersey's Bergen County, where rabbis were first to end communal prayer.

25 May 07:03 Israel National News 5374683670333349580.html
On Day 1, Chennai airport to receive 16 flights

A Delhi-bound Indigo Airlines with 116 passengers was the first flight to be operated from the airport here today when the country resumed domestic air services, officials said. Continue Reading →

25 May 07:20 News Today 4115950001932466221.html
Spain to reopen to tourists as South America named virus hotspot

Brazil saw its death toll passing 22,000 on Saturday from more than 347,000 infections, the second biggest caseload of any country in a pandemic

25 May 02:16 Rappler 1882105643585708978.html
Spain eases Covid-19 lockdown in Madrid, Barcelona and reopens beaches

Coronavirus lockdown measures will finally be eased for people in Madrid and Barcelona from Monday, while elsewhere in Spain the first beaches are due to reopen.

25 May 02:24 France 24 5635134570548648040.html
WA should relax grip on pubs and restaurants to allow 100 patrons: Liza Harvey

WA Opposition Leader Liza Harvey wants WA to relax restrictions on pubs, restaurants and cafes by lifting the number of permitted patrons from 20 to 100 and abolishing the four-square-metre rule.

25 May 07:18 WAtoday 6806590898578114651.html
As US edges toward reopening, a mixed picture takes shape

One pool party was a crowded bedlam of collective joy and release with no social distancing, while others heading to the beach wore masks: America getting used to scaled-back lockdowns on a big

25 May 07:45 Deccan Herald 2027555797224714280.html
Hair salons could safely reopen at end of June, industry body says

Federation calls for earlier reopening with strict health restrictions in place

25 May 07:11 The Irish Times 8204772968913242719.html
Trump suspends travel from Brazil

Brazil now has the second-biggest caseload in the world.

25 May 07:26 Daily Nation 7421817125057494609.html
No Death reported due to Infection in Israel for 4 Consecutive Days -

No new deaths have been reported in Israel for the past four days due to the coronavirus epidemic, the Ministry

25 May 07:29 News Hunt Media 8859517519214850274.html
Okanagan College expected to see fewer international students, loss in revenue unknown

Post secondary institutions across Canada are bracing for financial losses with the future of foreign students stuck in COVID-19 limbo.Thompson Rivers Unive

25 May 22:30 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245368209864.html
Spain to welcome foreign tourists back from July

Madrid: Spain urged foreign tourists on Monday to return from July as one of Europe's strictest lockdowns eased, with streets gradually filling again and some pupils returning to school.

25 May 12:29 The Peninsula 1202843881456970693.html
Prime Minister is ‘taking the public for fools’ with ‘farcical’ defence of Dominic Cummings, says Ian Blackford

Boris Johnson is under increasing pressure to sack Dominic Cummings today, with the SNP accusing the prime minister of "taking the public for fools".

25 May 12:39 The Courier 4275302767705872407.html
Out of the house: Biden makes first public campaign stop in weeks

 Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday made his first campaign trip outside his Delaware home since quarantining himself due to the coronavirus pandemic 10 weeks ago, visiting a nearby veteran's

25 May 22:04 Deccan Herald 2027555797621774898.html
South Africa coronavirus: Eased lockdown splits opposition, over 11K recoveries

From the area of testing through to record number of recoveries, South Africa has been praised for pro-activeness in combating the virus.

25 May 07:00 Africanews 6630243978740321423.html
Memorial Day tradition carries on in Las Vegas amid pandemic

Some recurring public Memorial Day events are scheduled for Monday across the valley, but they have been scaled back.

25 May 07:03 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836790523688.html
Americans pass pandemic holiday on beaches, in parks as death toll nears 100,000

All 50 states in the US have relaxed coronavirus restrictions to some degree

25 May 07:18 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363958393789.html
They give us food all the time, NO DRUGS – Coronavirus patients in Niger

Coronavirus patients in Niger state have called out the state government over alleged poor treatments meted to them at the isolation center in Minna. According to The Nation, some of the patients who spoke to newsmen

25 May 07:12 LailasNews.com 2090029849342892611.html
Gary Lineker launches Twitter attack on Dominic Cummings despite BBC colleague Simon McCoy slamming him for 'abusing his position' and breaking impartiality by accusing PM of lying

The news anchor slammed the sports pundit after Lineker sounded off about Boris Johnson's coronavirus briefing last night as the PM defended his top aide in Downing Street.

25 May 07:21 Mail Online 124328111765881080.html
Chaos reigns at airports as domestic flights take off after 2-month gap

Tweaking of flight schedules led to cancellation of several flights

25 May 07:13 BusinessLine 5283601468161224.html
Johnson risks party wrath to back aide who crossed UK during lockdown

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser Dominic Cummings on Sunday, despite calls from within his own Conservative Party for the aide to resign for driving 250 miles during the coronavirus lockdown.

25 May 07:19 Bdnews24 8119004129986561420.html
SA eases COVID-19 restrictions ahead of schedule

South Australia has fast-tracked its loosening of COVID-19 restrictions, with pubs, restaurants, clubs, cinemas, beauty salons and gyms able to have up to 80 patrons from June 1.

25 May 07:48 Australian Financial Review 3974284488260715920.html
WHO warns of ‘second peak’ in areas where COVID-19 declining

Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an "immediate second peak" if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbreak, the World Health Organisation said on Monday.

25 May 22:55 Bdnews24 8119004130242809878.html
No more grants for the self-employed, Treasury says - Inside Israel

Treasury says the economy is back to normal.

25 May 22:30 Israel National News 5374683670085530567.html
First flight lands at Jammu airport from Delhi as domestic air travel resumes

After the restart of domestic air travel in the country, the first flight landed at the Jammu airport from Delhi on Monday morning. The Air India flight

25 May 12:52 Greater Kashmir 4662909091495554065.html
Shropshire MP raises constituents' Cummings concerns to senior members of Government

Shropshire MP Mark Pritchard says he's made the views of his constituents clear to senior members of the Government after being bombarded with emails over Dominic Cummings' 260-mile lockdown trip.

25 May 12:10 Shropshire Star 3480199991961569709.html
Dominic Cummings to make public statement amid calls to face sack

The aide travelled to County Durham in March to self-isolate with his family.

25 May 12:04 Shropshire Star 3480199991884946567.html
Crowds pack pool bar at Lake of the Ozarks amid pandemic

It's business per usual at the Lake of the Ozarks. Businesses stay busy with out-of-towners vacationing over Memorial Day Weekend.

25 May 13:19 KNOE 8 News 9048639192657597708.html
Japan set to end Tokyo’s state of emergency

Japan is set to remove a coronavirus state of emergency from Tokyo and four other prefectures on Monday, allowing businesses to gradually resume.

25 May 02:58 independent 5894610846381435400.html
Dominic Cummings lockdown row: Boris Johnson defies calls to sack senior advisor from Conservative Party, risks backlash

British prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser Dominic Cummings on Sunday, despite calls from within his own Conservative Party for the aide to resign for driving 250 miles during the coronavirus lockdown.

25 May 02:19 Firstpost 4760741712268724991.html
Coronavirus: China to evacuate its citizens from India amid health crisis and border tension

Meanwhile, the World Health Organization suspended the trials of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine, citing safety concerns.

25 May 02:00 Scroll.in 8669301692295730111.html
3 reasons why India's current Covid-19 strategy should change

Combating Covid-19 is like fighting a war. And, wars are won with up-to-date strategy. Fresh researches on coronavirus tell that India's Covid-19 strategy must change.

25 May 07:37 India Today 4286117812922314950.html
No parent will be forced to send a child to school in level 3

President Cyril Ramaphosa has reassured parents they will not be forced to send their children back to school when on-site learning resumes for grade 7 and 12 pupils on 1 June.

25 May 07:19 The Citizen 410802301125833289.html
The poor world must be the rich world’s pandemic imperative

Assisting poorer countries is not just the right thing to do; it is also the only way to contain the pandemic.

25 May 22:36 Daily Maverick 2373996787314352064.html
Lockdown Level 3: What’s in store

South Africa’s response to Covid-19 will significantly change under Alert Level 3 as all but high-risk sectors of the economy will be allowed to resume operating. The National Coronavirus Command Council is due to unpack its plans on Tuesday but here’s what we know so far.

25 May 22:26 Daily Maverick 2373996788822632349.html
Labour Day project in St Catherine shut down by police

Residents of Pear Tree Grove and surrounding areas in the Troja Division in St Catherine are expressing shock and dismay that they were ordered to discontinue their Labour Day project by the Riversdale Police.

25 May 22:52 The Gleaner 1215260528384936962.html
Under fire over lockdown trip, close aide to UK's Johnson toughs it out

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest aide refused to resign on Monday, saying he had done nothing wrong by driving 250 miles from London to access childcare when Britons were being told to stay at home to fight COVID-19.

25 May 22:29 Bdnews24 8119004128526366214.html
Politician Visits Woman, Jumps Off Her 2nd Floor Balcony To Escape When Man Enters Her Home

The man is recovering in the hospital.

25 May 12:47 Storypick 1893184248422314566.html
Coronavirus: South Africa to see a spike in Covid-19 cases but govt to further ease curbs from June 1, says Cyril Ramaphosa

The President called on public universities to implement remote teaching and learning strategies from June 1 to ensure that all students are given a fair opportunity to complete the 2020 academic year.

25 May 12:03 The Financial Express 1288289579771870233.html
Vir Das Shares Video Proof Of His Elderly Neighbour Physically Assaulting & Sneezing On Him For This SHOCKING Reason

Vir Das has often made it to the headlines, but for all good reasons. The comedian is known for sending fans and viewers in perils of laughter with his comic timing and satire. However, the pandemic

25 May 12:44 Koimoi 5184275670719451396.html
WA should relax grip on pubs and restaurants to allow 100 patrons: Liza Harvey

WA Opposition Leader Liza Harvey wants WA to relax restrictions on pubs, restaurants and cafes by lifting the number of permitted patrons from 20 to 100 and abolishing the four-square-metre rule.

25 May 07:18 Brisbane Times 2314609338131925083.html
Dominic Cummings to make public statement amid calls to face sack

The aide travelled to County Durham in March to self-isolate with his family.

25 May 12:05 Express & Star 7324224459431124103.html
Bishops round on Boris: Church leaders say CofE may now refuse to work with government on Covid response after PM's 'risible' defence of Dominic Cummings that 'broke trust of nation'

Bishops have reacted with fury on social media, saying Mr Johnson's defence of Cummings is an 'insult' and that he has 'no respect for the people.'

25 May 12:17 Mail Online 124328110950441329.html
Dr. Henry ‘encouraged’ as B.C. records two days of single-digit COVID-19 case increases

Four people have died due to the virus in the past 48 hours

25 May 22:15 North Delta Reporter 5327740411789576849.html
Furore rages on over UK PM's defence of top aide's lockdown breach

UK News: The opposition branded British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's defence of Cummings as an "insult" to all the sacrifices made by the British public duri

25 May 12:15 The Times of India 6060938664867952537.html
Travellers light bonfires, dump rubbish and empty chemical toilets next to exclusive millionaires' row at Sandbanks in Dorset where Harry Redknapp owns £3.5m seafront mansion

Around ten motorhomes descended on a car park at the exclusive peninsula in Poole. One group of men ignored social distancing rules and sat at an outdoor table, with crates of Corona beer.

25 May 10:14 Mail Online 124328111177551285.html
Covid-19: India now among 10 worst-hit countries

India is the tenth most affected nation by the pandemic after US, Russia, UK, Spain, Italy, Brazil, Germany, Turkey and France.

25 May 22:44 The Financial Express 1288289580877410476.html
India resumes domestic air travel after two months, several flights cancelled

Aviation industry sources said, around 82 flights -- departures and arrivals -- have been cancelled till now at the Delhi airport.

25 May 10:19 The New Indian Express 4718288655045210295.html
RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Desperate Dominic Cummings should have come clean sooner

RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Perhaps if Desperate Dom had come clean when the media first started sniffing around at the end of last week, the whole sorry tale may not have unravelled in the way that it has.

25 May 22:14 Mail Online 124328110841182294.html
‘Genuine danger’ Covid-19 could spread again as lockdown lifted – Sturgeon

The First Minister was joined at the daily briefing by Health Secretary Jeane Freeman and interim chief medical officer Dr Gregor Smith.

25 May 12:54 Express & Star 7324224460536994218.html
Black Country and Staffordshire schools prepare for socially distanced reopening

Children returning to school next month will have no problem maintaining social distancing rules, an MP has said.

25 May 10:47 Express & Star 7324224460433868282.html
Business stands behind government efforts to ease restrictions 

Organised business says economic recovery will require innovation and swift action.

25 May 10:44 Moneyweb 1092550948113469085.html
Singapore reports 344 new Covid-19 cases

Out of the new infected cases, 340 are foreign workers residing in dormitories, the health ministry said.

25 May 10:54 Hindustan Times 696565558230814615.html
First Spanish beaches to reopen as lockdown eases 

Coronavirus lockdown measures will finally be eased for people in Madrid and Barcelona from Monday, while elsewhere in Spain the first beaches are due to reopen.

25 May 10:45 manilastandard.net 4715274785930747723.html
'Indians soar in the skies again,' tweets aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri

All health protocols were being followed by officials for both the arriving as well as departing air passengers.International commercial passenger flight services remain suspended in India

25 May 10:35 Livemint 6614605818657024108.html
U.S. Imposes Travel Restrictions On Brazil Due To COVID-19

The entry ban affects foreigners who have been in Brazil 14 days preceding their entry into US territory.

25 May 10:27 League of India 8067868026374386839.html
Rivers, demolished hotel owner disagree on manager's COVID-19 status

The crisis rocking the demolition of Prodest Hotel took a twist on Monday following a disagreement between the Rivers State Government and...

25 May 12:52 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901874286738.html
Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

Japan has so far avoided the large outbreaks experienced in the US and Europe despite softer restrictions.

25 May 10:01 Jersey Evening Post 6141642775130964777.html
Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

Japan has so far avoided the large outbreaks experienced in the US and Europe despite softer restrictions.

25 May 10:00 Shropshire Star 3480199993049383721.html
5-Year Old Flies Alone To Meet Mother!

BENGALURU: As the domestic air travel operations resumed from Monday nearly after two months because of COVID-19 lockdown, a five-year-old little boy travelled alone from from Delhi to Bengaluru and

25 May 10:04 Sakshi Post 1016059426357756725.html
JK Rowling offers to pay annual salary of Tweeter who used Civil Service account to accuse Boris Johnson of being an 'arrogant, offensive truth-twister'

Author J.K. Rowling has offered to reward the person who responded to Boris Johnson's Downing Street briefing last night with a tweet slamming him for sticking up for Dominic Cummings.

25 May 10:17 Mail Online 124328112454570605.html
Coronavirus: Bihar records 180 new COVID-19 cases, tally nearing 2,600

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs 4 lakh each to the families of those who died due to COVID-19.

25 May 10:28 The Financial Express 1288289581146090925.html
Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

Japan, with about 16,600 confirmed cases and about 850 deaths, has so far avoided a large outbreak like those experienced in the US and the Europe despite its softer restrictions.

25 May 10:10 Hindustan Times 696565557703423439.html
Nnamdi Azikiwe varsity hospital records first case of COVID-19, says CMD

Authorities of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, have confirmed one case of the coronavirus at the hospital.Prof...

25 May 10:54 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900656947892.html
‘Genuine danger’ Covid-19 could spread again as lockdown lifted – Sturgeon

The First Minister was joined at the daily briefing by Health Secretary Jeane Freeman and interim chief medical officer Dr Gregor Smith.

25 May 12:54 Shropshire Star 3480199992990816682.html
Americans pass pandemic holiday on beaches, in parks as death toll nears 100,000

All 50 states in the US have relaxed coronavirus restrictions to some degree

25 May 10:49 The Asian Age 2126266544243346168.html
READERS’ LETTERS: Untenable position but Dominic Cummings will stay

Sir, – Since lockdown was instigated grandparents have not seen grandchildren, people have died alone and funerals have been limited.

25 May 10:18 The Courier 4275302766817516517.html
Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

Japan has so far avoided the large outbreaks experienced in the US and Europe despite softer restrictions.

25 May 10:00 Express & Star 7324224460595561257.html
Andhra Pradesh Latest COVID-19 Updates

AMARAVATHI: Andhra Pradesh on Saturday reported 44 new cases of novel coronavirus on Sunday taking the state's tally to 2,671.  According to the state health bulletin released on Monday, 10,240

25 May 10:29 Sakshi Post 1016059425760403454.html
Spain to welcome foreign tourists back from July

Spain, on Monday, urged foreign tourists to return from July as one of Europe’s strictest lockdowns eased, with streets gradually filling

25 May 10:31 Vanguard News 4125100340250900469.html
Memorial Day like no other for Americans under coronavirus restrictions

People have been urged to follow social distancing guidelines to avoid a resurgence of the disease.

25 May 18:46 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774244613293.html
COVID-19: India air travel restart sees chaos and cancellations

New restrictions at airports force airlines to scramble revised schedules

25 May 12:56 Gulf News 2086521545235552290.html
Dominic Cummings 'dressed like a GP' and his 'weak vocal tone while sitting forward in chair hinted at humility' but his 'discomfort increased at mention of Barnard Castle', says body language expert JUDI JAMES

Judi James said the Prime Minister's top aide had 'an air of low-key humility' as he addressed the nation this afternoon after facing calls to resign over claims he broke coronavirus rules.

25 May 18:26 Mail Online 124328110618987931.html
Coronavirus: Impact of easing restrictions in the Republic 'to become clear this week'

The Minister for Health said it will become clear later this week whether the easing of restrictions has led to more cases of Covid-19 in the Republic.

25 May 10:15 The Irish News 993066775798828.html
Flyers, airlines grapple with new rules; glitches and lack of transport on day 1 of flights resumption

Indias busiest airports in Mumbai and Delhi have cancelled close to 200 flights since last night.

25 May 10:59 The Economic Times 7653256038230532387.html
Cummings ‘made a mockery’ of police lockdown enforcement, says UK police commissioner

Police and crime commissioner Martin Surl said the adviser’s actions will make it much harder to enforce restrictions.

25 May 10:09 Irishexaminer 8196011179254345089.html
Father arrested for defiling own daughters aged 6 and 9 in Ondo

The Ondo State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Sunday announced that operatives o

25 May 10:07 Vanguard News 4125100340572442774.html
Fear of airline bankruptcies triggered knee-jerk opening; but states not playing ball

Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri's plea for 'cooperative federalism' shows that Centre anticipated some resistance to reopening domestic flights; they why were flights restarted without consulting the states?

25 May 18:24 Business Today 1145527432670093586.html
Shoppers line up as Ross Dress for Less stores reopens | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

If two months in isolation taught the Lutu family anything, it was this: They needed more forks.

25 May 10:05 Star-Advertiser 3439335388894796667.html
Biden leaves home to make 1st in-person appearance in 2 months

Since abruptly canceling a March 10 rally in Cleveland at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee has waged much of his campaign from his home in Wilm...

25 May 18:01 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836336181241.html
US bans flights from Brazil, where pandemic is raging

The United States, citing Brazil’s surging coronavirus crisis, has banned flights from the nation, delivering a blow to its embattled leader, who has tried to use his warm relations with President Donald Trump to bolster his political standing.

25 May 10:47 Bdnews24 8119004128785026788.html
Vancouver Island hasn’t seen a new homegrown case of COVID-19 in two weeks

Island’s low and steady transmission rate chalked up to several factors

25 May 18:55 North Delta Reporter 5327740410856193683.html
Japan to End Tokyo’s State of Emergency, Eyes Fresh $930 Billion Stimulus

A customer wearing a protective mask enters an internet cafe at night in the Shibuya district of Tokyo, Japan, on … Japan to End Tokyo’s State of Emergency, Eyes Fresh $930 Billion Stimulus Read More »

25 May 10:15 ISSCNC 6824315491989701408.html
Some Kelowna business owners feel unheard with no hearing on supportive housing project

A new homeless housing complex destined for Ellis Street in Kelowna’s North End is being launched with no input from the neighbours.“It’s

25 May 18:34 iNFOnews.ca 6669504245116157224.html
On Day 1 of Last Week of Lockdown 4.0, India Reopens Skies; Sees Worst Single-Day Spike of 6,977 | 10 Points

With nearly 7,000 new cases in last 24 hours, India now has a COVID-19 count of more than 1.4 lakh, the tenth-highest in the world, overtaking Iran.

25 May 18:04 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386082707886822.html
Letters: Find better ways to track quarantined visitors; Pub owner struggles without help; Asian Americans face epidemic of racism | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The current efforts to enforce the 14-day quarantine by becoming more and more punitive are futile. Those who are law-abiding are not a problem. Those who are not, will find a way around the law.

25 May 10:05 Star-Advertiser 3439335389004083214.html
Varadkar hails ‘day of hope’ as no new Covid-19 deaths reported

The last day when no death was reported in Ireland was on March 21.

25 May 18:23 Irishexaminer 8196011179833150767.html
Shops across England can open next month if guidelines met, PM announces

Non-essential retailers will be allowed to open from June 15, provided the guidelines are met along with the five tests for easing the lockdown.

25 May 18:30 Express & Star 7324224460701288303.html
UK's Johnson struggles to shift attention from aide's trip

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans to announce further lockdown-easing measures were being overshadowed Monday by an outcry over the movements of a senior aide who allegedly flouted restrictions imposed during the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 10:15 680News 8014034334943841064.html
Educators Union threatens legal action over ‘unsafe’ reopening of schools

Eusa's lawyers are meeting on Tuesday to discuss possible legal action against the department over the return to schools.

25 May 18:47 The Citizen 410802301679001402.html
Don’t try to fool government

Concrete answers are few and far between during a pandemic, which is why there weren’t a lot of them during the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce’s monthly webinar on Monday.

25 May 18:30 Castanet 616068603390427335.html
J&K Govt Says Covid-19 Testing Rose By 350 Percent

Jammu and Kashmir administration said on Monday that the coronavirus testing rate has increased by 350 percent , making Union Territory number one in the country to test 10,000 people per million.

25 May 18:17 Kashmir Observer 1268422869147366237.html
Black Country bishops condemn Government 'betrayal' of public

The Bishop of Wolverhampton has described Boris Johnson's backing of Dominic Cummings as a "betrayal" of those who have obeyed the strict lockdown laws during the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 14:20 Express & Star 7324224460200551242.html
Rivers has infected my manager with COVID-19, says owner of demolished hotel

The Rivers government says the manager of Prodest Hotel, one of the two hotels demolished for flouting lockdown in the state, has tested positive for COVID-19

25 May 14:50 TheCable 7513571674655479168.html
Video of Leo Varadkar enjoying sun in Phoenix Park sparks Twitter debate

A video of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar enjoying the sun in the Phoenix Park has sparked quite a debate...

25 May 14:00 Buzz.ie 7092425147745828702.html
Trump honors fallen soldiers on Memorial Day in twin events | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

BALTIMORE >> President Donald Trump honored America’s fallen service members today as he commemorated Memorial Day in back-to-back appearances in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 14:55 Star-Advertiser 3439335388983915172.html
COVID 19: Umahi bemoans astronomical rise of cases in Ebonyi

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has bemoaned the astronomical rise of COVID-19 cases in the state, describing it as ‘shocking and disturbing’.

25 May 14:05 The Guardian 7580308505343941848.html
Biden makes 1st in-person appearance in more than 2 months

Biden and his wife, Jill, laid a wreath of white flowers tied with a white bow and bowed their heads in silence at the park.

25 May 18:00 An-Nahar 2220466263403555457.html
COVID-19 Has Turned Paradise Into a Privacy Nightmare

When Tara Trunfio stepped off her flight from Boulder to Maui, she didn’t see the leis and grass skirts that so many visitors expect. Instead, the 23-year-old saw masked officials warning that visitors who don’t comply with the islands’ 14-day quarantine requirement would be arrested. 

25 May 18:05 Msn 1509165515904277343.html
Big technology firms should be stopped from turning the world into a China, Noam Chomsky says

He is referring to China's social credit system that tracks citizens to award/deduct points on a score determining one's access to services.

25 May 18:38 The Asian Age 2126266544748669630.html
Union minister in-charge of pharma skips quarantine, sparks row

Sadananda Gowda central rule, says he is exempt as he is handling essential sector

25 May 14:37 The Telegraph 2864094128712096204.html
WHO suspends hydroxychloroquine trial as Covid-19 treatment

The WHO stressed the need to keep up with physical distancing measures and to scale up efforts to test and detect cases.

25 May 18:58 The Citizen 410802300998975197.html
Memorial Day like no other for Americans under coronavirus restrictions

People have been urged to follow social distancing guidelines to avoid a resurgence of the disease.

25 May 18:45 Express & Star 7324224459709209773.html
Changes will likely stay

Ken Beattie is old enough to recall when B.C. pubs had to keep their doors closed to anyone looking for a cold one on a Sunday.

25 May 14:30 Castanet 616068602172231613.html
UN Trial for Virus Therapies Pauses Testing on Trump's Drug

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that in light of a paper published last week in the Lancet that showed people taking hydroxychloroquine were at higher risk of death and heart problems, there would be "a temporary pause" on the hydroxychloroquine arm of its global clinical trial.

25 May 18:31 VOA Zimbabwe 262570845975324436.html
Domestic passengers landing at Kerala don't seem to need Aarogya Setu

According to the rules, anyone arriving in Kerala on flights, can go into state run quarantine centres, if they so wish or if they have a separate attached bathroom at their home can remain in it for two weeks, when the quarantine period will end

25 May 18:39 Livemint 6614605819422425674.html
Air travel resumes with hiccups, schools to open in July as India reports 10th highest Covid-19 cases in world

Domestic air travel resumed on Monday after two months even as India entered the list of 10 countries worst hit by the novel coronavirus after record spike in the number of cases for four consecutive days.

25 May 18:54 India Today 4286117814227451889.html
1m versus 2m: What experts say about social distancing

An abundance of caution will be cited by some for the two metre rule. Others argue it is too restrictive and not based on an official WHO/ECDPC position.

25 May 10:01 RTE.ie 7595237278951100737.html
Japan lifts state of emergency for Tokyo, 4 other prefectures

Japan lifted a nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on Monday, gradually reopening the world's third-largest economy as government officials warned caution was still necessary to prevent another wave. "We had very stringent criteria for lifting the state of emergency. We have judged that we have met this," Prime…

25 May 10:15 Japan Today 8582716286877259663.html
UK PM struggles to shift attention from coronavirus infected aide's trip

Johnson said Cummings “followed the instincts of every father and every parent,” traveling so that extended family could care for his 4-year-old son if he and his wife both fell ill.

25 May 14:20 The New Indian Express 4718288653924174885.html
'What planet are they on?' - UK newspaper reaction to Johnson backing Cummings

British newspapers were united in their condemnation of Boris Johnson's decision to back Dominic Cummings after calls for his top aide to be sacked over

25 May 14:26 Buzz.ie 7092425146996695696.html
Shops across England can open next month if guidelines met, PM announces

Non-essential retailers will be allowed to open from June 15, provided the guidelines are met along with the five tests for easing the lockdown.

25 May 18:30 Shropshire Star 3480199993155110767.html
Africa Day: Covid-19 has multiplied SA’s hardships, but continent will rise – Thandi Modise

'We have faced these threats over centuries, we have not given in; we have persevered, we have grown and we shall overcome.'

25 May 14:58 The Citizen 410802301091582971.html
A Memorial Day like no other commemorated in US

On the weekend that marks the unofficial start of summer, U.S. authorities warned beach-goers to heed social-distancing rules to avoid a resurgence of the disease that has infected 5.4 million peop...

25 May 14:28 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648837236747715.html
COVID-19: Measures issued to ensure worker safety in Duqm

The Special Economic Zone Authority of Duqm (Sezad), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, has issued instructions that need to be followed by everyone in the city and the surrounding areas

25 May 14:34 Times of Oman 5168079155737875839.html
Turkey records 29 deaths, 987 new Covid-19 cases

More than 120,000 people have recovered and people needing intensive care continued on a downward trend, according to the health ministry statistics.

25 May 18:17 Hindustan Times 696565557223072215.html
WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine drug in Covid-19 patients, says experts need to review

In a press briefing, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that in light of a paper published last week in the Lancet that showed people taking hydroxychloroquine were at higher risk of death and heart problems, there would be “a temporary pause” on the hydroxychloroquine arm of its global clinical tria

25 May 18:00 Oneindia 2023829371659380560.html
Maharashtra govt appoints nodal officers to handle domestic flight passengers

The state government appoints the additional municipal commissioners as the nodal officers for the purpose of enforcing the SOP norms

25 May 14:17 Livemint 6614605818967487908.html
There should be public comment on Level 3 regulations – DA

The DA is aware that the president has consulted 'widely' on the decision to move to Level 3, but they also want a list of the people he has consulted with. 

25 May 14:42 The Citizen 410802301776977049.html
Joe Biden made his first appearance outside of his home in two months to honor Memorial Day at a veterans park in Delaware

Former Vice President Joe Biden honored veterans on Memorial Day in an event which saw him appear outside his home for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic shut down the US in March.

25 May 18:36 Pulse Live 3606876836364479728.html
Memorial Day like no other for Americans under coronavirus restrictions

People have been urged to follow social distancing guidelines to avoid a resurgence of the disease.

25 May 18:44 Shropshire Star 3480199992163032237.html
Clusters more likely as Ireland begins to re-open but it wouldn't 'necessarily mean things are not working'

Dr Tony Holohan said it’ll be up to health authorities to interpret data and explain it the public if cases begin to rise again.

25 May 18:49 TheJournal.ie 6446904417730407149.html
No New Covid-19 Deaths For The First Time Since Mid-March

No new Covid-19 deaths have been reported today.

25 May 06:20 SPIN South West 8165439735904519168.html
Covid-19: Nearly 80 flights in Delhi, over 20 in Bengaluru cancelled, chaos at airports on day 1

Passengers whose flights were cancelled said they did not get any prior notice from airlines.

25 May 06:12 Scroll.in 8669301692478768930.html
Trump tweets and golfs, but makes no mention of virus’s toll

As President Donald Trump’s motorcade pulled into his golf club in Virginia on an overcast Sunday, a small group of protesters waited outside the entrance. One held up a sign.

25 May 18:11 Bdnews24 8119004129000895857.html
Health experts explain how to avoid fresh wave of coronavirus

Health ministry Permanent Secretary, Dr Diana Atwine, says the easing of restrictions is a welcome move for them as health professionals but urges Ugandans not to...

25 May 14:08 New Vision 9103146372686292266.html
Domestic flight services resume in India after two months

NEW DELHI: After a gap of two months, domestic passenger flight operations resumed on Monday amid reluctance by various states … Domestic flight services resume in India after two months Read More »

25 May 06:42 ISSCNC 6824315490362114551.html
Durham Police examine more Dominic Cummings complaints

The force said they received further information from the public on Monday.

25 May 14:20 Express & Star 7324224460609013220.html
'Genuine danger' Covid-19 could spread again as lockdown lifted, Nicola Sturgeon warns

Nicola Sturgeon has warned there is a "genuine danger" that Covid-19 will begin to spread again as lockdown measures are lifted.

25 May 14:18 The Irish News 993065240030790.html
Day by day, how Dominic Cummings described his fateful trip to Durham: A 260-mile dash, two weeks in a cottage and a test drive to Barnard Castle to 'check his eyes were OK'

The Downing Street backroom fixer was thrust into the limelight in an hour-long live TV grilling and defended his decision to drive 260 miles from London to County Durham.

25 May 11:09 Mail Online 124328112338546392.html
Durham Police examine more Dominic Cummings complaints

The force said they received further information from the public on Monday.

25 May 14:20 Shropshire Star 3480199993062835684.html
532 flights operated on Day 1, over 39,000 people travelled: Puri

'Action has returned to Indian skies,' tweeted Civil Aviation Minister after domestic flight service was resumed on Monday

25 May 14:26 Livemint 6614605819105532542.html
Maharashtra's Covid-19 count crosses 52,000-mark, death toll reaches 1,695

As many as 1,186 patients got discharged after recovering from the highly contagious disease today, taking the total number of recovered patients in the state to 15,786.On Sunday, the state recorded the biggest jump in the number of new cases in a single day with 3,041 new coronavirus patients

25 May 14:51 Livemint 6614605818529557492.html
'What planet are they on?', 'Bojo stands by top aide': UK front pages react to Dominic Cummings crisis

The left-leaning Daily Mirror leads the attack on the pair, labelling Cummings a “cheat” and Johnson a “coward”.

25 May 06:42 TheJournal.ie 6446904417849498890.html
Japan lifts national state of emergency

Japan has lifted its nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus, after new cases slowed to a crawl in the country with the world's third-biggest economy.

25 May 06:08 RTE.ie 7595237278467258405.html
COVID-19: Hamirpur district continues to have over one-fourth cases in HP

The number of infected people in Hamirpur district has risen to 63 out of total 210 in the state as of Monday morning, as per state government data.

25 May 11:30 The Financial Express 1288289580749778798.html
Nagaland No Longer A Green State After 3 Test COVID-19 Positive

Nagaland reported its "first" COVID-19 cases on Monday, when three persons who recently returned to the state from Chennai were found infected with novel coronavirus, a health department official said

25 May 14:35 NDTV.com 5090057680638745479.html
Cleaning crews ready for reopening in post-pandemic US

Tables, chairs, counters, doors: reopened US businesses and restaurants will have to focus on thorough disinfecting if they want to lure customers, and cleaning companies are preparing for an explosion in demand.

25 May 11:30 manilastandard.net 4715274784475833811.html
Eight hundred billion reasons to be careful: SA’s Covid-19 rescue package

The social relief and economic support plan presents a real test of government’s commitment to tackling corruption.

25 May 11:28 Daily Maverick 2373996787564550397.html
Coronavirus lockdown: First flight arrives in Jaipur from Bengaluru

After the restart of domestic flight operations, the first aircraft arrived at the Jaipur airport from Bengaluru on Monday morning. The Air Asia flight with 23 passengers on board landed at 0830 hrs,

25 May 11:22 Deccan Herald 2027555797888193668.html
Japan is set to end their current state of emergency in Tokyo

Reports have been circulating that Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to remove the current state of emergency in Tokyo and 4 other prefectures...

25 May 06:00 Buzz.ie 7092425148446669311.html
Tests for all who want them

Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced Sunday that anyone in the province can get tested for COVID-19, regardless of whether they have symptoms, as cases continued to mount and officials criticized thousands of people who gathered in a Toronto park a day earier.

25 May 06:24 Castanet 616068603355745335.html
I don't regret what I did, Cummings says over travel

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior aide Dominic Cummings has said "I don't regret what I did", as he responded to allegations he breached coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

25 May 06:51 RTE.ie 7595237279375855967.html
In pics: Domestic flights resume after two months of coronavirus lockdown

Domestic flights resume: Passengers would also need to declare that they are medically fit to travel. They can do so by downloading the Aarogya Setu app or filling a self-declaration form

25 May 11:19 Business Today 1145527431452606120.html
Flights resume but be prepared for cancellations, rescheduling, delays

Maharashtra agrees to 50 flights and Telangana 30 after much haggling between Centre and states

25 May 06:23 Deccan Chronicle 7881006362774607950.html
Japan lifts Tokyo’s state of emergency, eyes fresh stimulus

TOKYO, May 25 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that Japan will lift a state of emergency for Tokyo and four remaining areas later in the day but that it could be reimposed if the pace of infections picked up.

25 May 11:59 Daily Maverick 2373996787726035444.html
Japan lifts Tokyo’s state of emergency

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency for Tokyo and four remaining areas on Monday after the number of infections fell across the country, but warned that it could be reimposed if the virus started spreading again.

25 May 11:52 Nagalandpost 3019528213432350166.html
Bolsonaro rallies with supporters amid virus surge

President Jair Bolsonaro hit the streets Sunday for a rally with his supporters, ditching his face mask and breaking social distancing measures even as coronavirus cases surged in Brazil.

25 May 11:15 manilastandard.net 4715274784476853533.html
Japan set to lift coronavirus emergency as cases slow

Japan was poised to lift its nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on Monday, gradually reopening the world's third-biggest economy

25 May 11:35 The Guardian 7580308505375103782.html
4 flights with 448 passengers land in Imphal

Four flights with 448 passengers including two minors landed at Imphal airport on Monday, the first day of resumption of the domestic flights amid the increasing COVID-19 positive cases in Manipur. Four new positive cases were reported in the state in the last 24-hour taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 36. 

25 May 11:45 Nagalandpost 3019528212787599247.html
Gavin Williamson backs Dominic Cummings as Black Country Tory MPs keep quiet

Gavin Williamson has defended Dominic Cummings over allegations that he breached Government lockdown rules, insisting that "at no stage" did he break the law.

25 May 11:55 Express & Star 7324224459083457987.html
Under strict rules, India resumes domestic flights after two months

West Bengal urged government to postpone resumption of passenger flights to Kolkata as it focuses on rescue work of Cyclone Amphan

25 May 11:57 The Asian Age 2126266546055955739.html
Police asked to investigate Dominic Cummings over coronavirus lockdown trip

Durham Police has been asked to "establish the facts concerning any potential breach of the law" surrounding Dominic Cummings' visit to the county.

25 May 11:59 The Irish News 993067102372712.html
Domestic flights cancelled status: Around 80 flights in Delhi, nine in Bengaluru cancelled on Day 1

Domestic flights news: A Mumbai-Delhi flight was also cancelled, passengers said that the flight was cancelled without any prior notice

25 May 06:03 Business Today 1145527430996134526.html
Patients decry shabby treatment at Niger Centre - The Nation Nigeria

COVID-19 patients being discharged from the Minna Isolation centre, has disclosed that they were not adequately treated and tested ..

25 May 06:11 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445902028988976.html
Video of Jair Bolsonaro's foul-mouthed rant calling mayor who imposed lockdown 'piece of s**t' is released as Brazil's coronavirus crisis escalates and deaths soar past 22,000

Brazilian media counted 31 presidential swear words during the two-hour cabinet meeting, in which Bolsonaro called two governors who imposed lockdowns a 'piece of s**t' and a 'pile of manure'.

25 May 11:24 Mail Online 124328111343383805.html
Plans to reopen Staffordshire schools spark concerns

Plans to reopen schools to some pupils next week have sparked concerns from parents about children’s health – and a community leader has said that the move is not suitable for all.

25 May 11:07 Express & Star 7324224460099809566.html
New cases overstretch Oyo Isolation centres - The Nation Nigeria

Oyo State Government is currently facing a new challenge of managing Coronavirus spread as the number of positive cases has exceeded ..

25 May 06:18 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900520729824.html
Visitors could be turned away from the Wrekin as traffic chaos continues

Visitors could be turned away from the Wrekin as the council seeks to manage the chaotic traffic seen in recent weeks.

25 May 11:15 Shropshire Star 3480199992439028895.html
Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

The prime minister of Japan has lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and the remaining areas of the country, ending the restrictions nationwide as businesses begin to reopen.

25 May 11:21 ABC15 Arizona 911680910154794581.html
Angry Barnard Castle OAPs say Dominic Cummings must go

Reaction was strong in the County Durham market town where the Downing Street adviser was reported to have visited in April.

25 May 11:00 Shropshire Star 3480199993270070416.html
Domestic flight service resumes: Students, migrants take the first flight home after lockdown

Many said they shelled out more to reach the airport as there were limited public transport options available.

25 May 11:56 The Financial Express 1288289579575924096.html
Police must establish whether Cummings potentially broke law, commissioner says

The acting Durham police, crime and victims commissioner said there was a ‘plethora’ of additional information which deserved examination.

25 May 11:20 Shropshire Star 3480199992128600306.html
Staffer at a Cape Town primary school tests positive for Covid-19

This comes as some teachers returned to schools on Monday in preparation for the return of Grade 7 and 12 pupils.

25 May 15:23 The Citizen 410802301552628629.html
Boris’ defence of top aide breaching lockdown causes stir

PTI London The furore surrounding top Downing Street aide Dominic Cummings’ perceived breach of the coronavirus stay-at-home lockdown rules by travellin

25 May 15:11 The Navhind Times 3656927215906166819.html
Germany divided over plans to nix rules despite COVID-19 outbreaks | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

BERLIN >> Germany’s federal government and state governors squared up today for a battle over plans to end pandemic-related restrictions despite fresh clusters of cases across the country.

25 May 15:05 Star-Advertiser 3439335387840342502.html
UK PM Johnson backs key aide over lockdown breach claims

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday defied pressure from within his own party and backed top aide Dominic Cummings over allegations he breached coronavirus lockdown rules.

25 May 11:00 manilastandard.net 4715274785973464062.html
Coronavirus Lockdown: Tamil Nadu clears air, notifies SOP for domestic air travel

Ending uncertainty over resumption of domestic flight services in Tamil Nadu from tomorrow, the state government late on Sunday said it has allowed flights to Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai and

25 May 11:17 Deccan Herald 2027555797942550390.html
Coronavirus: Singapore reports 344 new COVID-19 cases

The "circuit breaker" measures were first announced on April 7 and were further tightened after three weeks, with more workplaces closed and social gatherings banned.

25 May 15:25 The Financial Express 1288289579912950413.html
UK schools will open June 1: Boris

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed primary schools will open on June 1 and secondary schools will “provide some contact” from June 15 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

25 May 11:51 Nagalandpost 3019528212223149298.html
Comedian Vir Das' Neighbour Sneezes On Him During Altercation, Threatens to Slap Him | Watch Viral Video

Explaining what had happened, Das said he was helping his friend, who lives three houses away from him, by providing him dinner during the lockdown when the incident happened.

25 May 11:59 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386082679510767.html
Interim victims' commissioner will consider his 'situation' over damaging leak

The Interim Victims' Commissioner said he will consider his "situation" if he is found to be culpable for a major data breach which led to hundreds of victims of historical institutional abuse having their identities exposed.

25 May 11:39 The Irish News 993066104912865.html
Police must establish whether Cummings potentially broke law, commissioner says

The acting Durham police, crime and victims commissioner said there was a ‘plethora’ of additional information which deserved examination.

25 May 11:21 Express & Star 7324224459674777842.html
South Korea to require masks on transit, flights | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

BANGKOK >> South Koreans will be required to wear masks when using public transportation and taxis nationwide starting Tuesday as authorities look for more ways to slow the spread of the coronavirus as people increase their public activities.

25 May 15:41 Star-Advertiser 3439335388779383923.html
Four more COVID-19 deaths at Langley care home, max still 50 vehicles for outdoor events

All four COVID-19 deaths in B.C. over the past 48 hours were at Langley Lodge, which is experiencing a second outbreak.

25 May 11:27 City NEWS 1130 5858657120819727463.html
Angry Barnard Castle OAPs say Dominic Cummings must go

Reaction was strong in the County Durham market town where the Downing Street adviser was reported to have visited in April.

25 May 11:00 Express & Star 7324224460816247952.html
Nicola Sturgeon says Dominic Cummings should apologise to nation for flouting lockdown rules

Nicola Sturgeon has called on Boris Johnson's chief adviser to admit he made a mistake and apologise to the nation over an alleged breach of coronavirus lockdown rules.

25 May 15:56 The Courier 4275302768037117074.html
"What planet are they on?" No respite for UK's Johnson and aide

London: Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced mutiny in his party and fury across Britain on Monday for refusing to sack his closest aide Dominic Cummings who is accused of flouting the coronavirus lockdown by driving 250 miles from London.

25 May 11:50 The Peninsula 1202843882610281052.html
Coronavirus Australia live updates: Sydney school evacuated over virus fears

Parents at two schools in Sydney's east have been told to take their kids home after pupils contracted the coronavirus. 

25 May 15:36 news.com.au — Australia’s #1 news site 638857063186139577.html
DDGBA extends support to NGBF fact findings on delay of BSL-3

Dimapur District GBs Association (DDGBA) has extended support to Nagaland GBs Federation (NGBF) fact findings on delay of Bio Safety Level-3 (BSL-3) in Dimapur, considering the threat that is being caused by the COVID-19 and also Dimapur being the only commercial hub of the state and gateway to other neighbouring states.

25 May 11:41 Nagalandpost 3019528211442377495.html
'It's the Dominic Cummings lockdown tour 2020': No10 tweets reminder that Britons should 'keep 6ft apart from people you don’t live with'... sparking explosion of memes and ridicule

Furious Britons have mocked the Government for telling to keep their distance after Prime Minister Boris Johnson defended his top aide for going to Durham in lockdown.

25 May 11:03 Mail Online 124328111260525009.html
Trump warns he may move Republican convention site from North Carolina

U.S. President Donald Trump warns that he may move the Republican National Convention from North Carolina set for August if the event..

25 May 15:11 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901847195984.html
It's Eid and I'm away from family: Cancelled flight forces Assam man to spend 24 hours at Mumbai airport

A 24-year-old who was vacationing in Mumbai after graduation has been stuck in the city for the past two months. Today, he hoped to catch a flight to Guwahati to reach home in time for Eid. But his flight was cancelled at the last minute and now he has nowhere to go.

25 May 15:02 India Today 4286117814178809705.html
Car convoys, small ceremonies mark Memorial Day in New York | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

NEW YORK >> New Yorkers marked Memorial Day with car convoys and small ceremonies instead of parades, as those looking to honor fallen military memberscontended with coronavirus restrictions.

25 May 15:11 Star-Advertiser 3439335388030503706.html
Japan lifts nationwide state of emergency

IANS Tokyo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday lifted the countrys nationwide state of emergency, ending restrictions in the remaining areas wher

25 May 15:08 The Navhind Times 3656927214282763947.html
Nepal to widen scope of COVID-19 testing as cases surge: PM K P Sharma Oli

Nepal on Monday registered its highest single-day spike in the coronavirus cases with 79 new infections, taking the total COVID-19 tally to 682 in the country.

25 May 15:38 The Economic Times 7653256037355615132.html
Durham Police examining more Dominic Cummings complaints

The force said today that they received further information and complaints from the public and they are reviewing and examining the new information.

25 May 15:53 The Irish News 993065508628083.html
Taking a flight to Mumbai? New rules make 14-day home isolation mandatory

Passengers coming for short duration will be exempted from home isolation if they submit return travel details, says Maharashtra govt's SOPs for air passengers.Passengers may be permitted to travel in their private passenger vehicles only between the airport and their residence

25 May 15:50 Livemint 6614605819393019811.html
India among 10 worst-hit Covid-19 nations as coronavirus cases near 1.40 lakh

The country registered 154 deaths and a record jump of 6,977 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 1,38,845 and death toll to 4,021 on Monday with some experts attributing the spike in cases to the lockdown relaxations.

25 May 17:32 India Today 4286117813159347227.html
ANOTHER powerful 'lockdown violator': Topless Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is caught having a picnic with his partner and two friends 'in breach of his distancing guidelines for public'

The shirtless Taoiseach was filmed outdoors with his partner Matt Barrett and two others near Steward's Lodge in Dublin where he has been staying during the pandemic.

25 May 15:32 Mail Online 124328111441725409.html
People flock to Mississippi Gulf Coast for Memorial Day

Memorial Day turned out to be busy as people returned to Mississippi beaches.

25 May 17:46 KNOE 8 News 9048639192762463849.html
Delhi IGI airport opens for domestic flights! Flyers note these 10 points before departure and arrival

Coronavirus COVID 19 Lockdown 4.0 travel guidelines for Delhi Airport: All flyers have to download the Aarogya Setu App on their phones, prior to reaching the IGI airport/at the forecourt itself. DIAL has made provisions for designated gates to airlines to enter into the terminal building.

25 May 15:38 The Financial Express 1288289580487665699.html
City aims to slow streets

Vancouver is considering plans to repurpose 50 kilometres of roadway in an effort to create more space for restaurant patios and lines outside of businesses, as well as walking and cycling, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

25 May 17:44 Castanet 616068602846085696.html
Stable housing to go to and better pre-release preparation are key findings from interviews conducted with ex-ACT detainees

The first research study of the needs of ex-detainees in the ACT has found shortfalls in support networks and communication.

25 May 15:00 The Canberra Times 8662394328847518508.html
UK PM’s top aide Cummings defies calls to resign after breaking lockdown

Cummings told reporters that he acted 'reasonably and legally' when he drove across the country with his wife while she was suffering from the virus, despite official advice to stay at home.

25 May 17:10 The Citizen 410802300598127142.html
No, the paracetamol trick won't work with airport staff anymore

All passengers coming in from high-prevalence states will have to undergo a mandatory quarantine period

25 May 17:00 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363078026456.html
COVID-19 pandemic: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Lifts State of Emergency

Shinzo Abe said the country had managed to control the spread of COVID-19 since issuing the order in some areas on April 7, then later extending it nationwide.

25 May 15:55 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386083624906322.html
Nagaland Reports First Coronavirus Cases As 3 Chennai-Returnees Test Positive; Assam Records Spike In Infections

Officially, Nagaland is the last of the eight Northeastern states after Sikkim to report COVID-19 positive cases.

25 May 15:27 Swarajya 4977622828964750941.html
Carrying lab report? Karnataka exempts you from institutional quarantine

The government also exempted both union and state ministers, officers on duty as well as airline crew members from quarantine.

25 May 15:46 The Economic Times 7653256038136935259.html
Maharashtra's Covid-19 count breaches 52,000-mark, over 1,000 deaths in Mumbai

In the state, death toll of covid-19 patients has now gone up to 1,695.Of the total cases, Mumbai alone reported 31,972 cases

25 May 15:37 Livemint 6614605818812258428.html
US expands travel ban to Brazil, poised to cross 100,000 toll

The travel ban goes into effect from Friday and applies to immigrants and non-immigrants from Brazil, same as earlier orders suspending travelers from China, Iran, the Schengen area, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

25 May 15:58 Hindustan Times 696565558096548189.html
WHO announces it will temporarily suspend hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 treatment

The World Health Organization announced a pause in hydroxychloroquine trials at a Monday press conference.

25 May 17:25 Pulse Live 3606876835172689400.html
Don’t let Big Tech turn the world into a China, Noam Chomsky warns

He is referring to China's social credit system that tracks citizens to award/deduct points on a score determining one's access to services.

25 May 15:09 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363546792789.html
'I think...I behaved reasonably' - Dominic Cummings defies calls to quit over accusations of flouting lockdown

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest aide refused to resign today, saying he had done nothing wrong by driving 250 miles from London to access childcare when Britons were being told to stay at home to fight COVID-19.

25 May 17:06 independent 5894610845698884834.html
Singapore Reports 344 COVID-19 Cases in 24 Hours, Nationwide Tally at 31,960

Singapore is gearing up for the end of its "circuit breaker" period next week, Channel News Asia reported on Monday.

25 May 15:47 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386083979526407.html
To focus on floods now, Assam wants to close home-bound movements by June 30

Assam government wants to wrap up the process of receiving the home-bound people of the state from outside and of their subsequent quarantine by June

25 May 15:05 The Times of India 6060938664259282086.html
School's IN for summer? Ex-Ofsted boss says end-of-term holiday should be scrapped to help pupils catch up and prevent a 'lost generation'

Michael Wilshaw (pictured) says that children being taken out of schools amid the coronavirus pandemic has been a great tragedy.

25 May 15:14 Mail Online 124328111889910250.html
‘Botched PR exercise’: Scottish politicians react to ‘special’ press conference by special adviser Dominic Cummings

Scotland's politicians have had their say in response to the unprecedented press conference conducted by the Prime Minister's special adviser, Dominic Cummings.

25 May 17:52 The Courier 4275302768561836137.html
‘What planet are they on?’ No respite for UK's Johnson and aide

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced mutiny in his party and fury across Britain on Monday for refusing to sack his closest aide Dominic Cummings, accused of flouting the coronavirus lockdown by driving 250 miles from London.

25 May 17:08 Bdnews24 8119004129754829790.html
Spain revises virus death toll down by nearly 2,000

While the new system cut the number of deaths by 1,918, Spain remains one of the countries worst hit by the virus

25 May 17:52 Rappler 1882105642589714017.html
Coronavirus: Spain urges foreign tourists to return from July

Restrictions have been eased in the European nation.

25 May 17:13 Newshub 2131266987340737107.html
"Switched To New Normal": Airports' Body Tweets Photos Of Social Distancing

On a day when domestic flight operation commenced after two months of coronavirus lockdown, the Airport Authority of India tweeted pictures of an airport where social distancing norms were being followed. The body called it the new normal.

25 May 17:33 NDTV.com 5090057680697106822.html
WHO warns of 'second peak' in areas where Covid-19 is declining

Rest of World News: Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an "immediate second peak" if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbr

25 May 17:57 The Times of India 6060938663620722118.html
'Barnard Castle is the new Pizza Express, Woking': Twitter pokes fun at Dominic Cummings' explanation of his lockdown trip to Durham

Dominic Cummings refused to apologise for driving 260 miles to Durham, and claimed he had always behaved 'reasonably and legally'. Sceptical Britons poked fun at him on Twitter.

25 May 17:16 Mail Online 124328111835423814.html
Coronavirus in South Africa: President Ramaphosa warns outbreak will get worse

Lockdown measures to be further eased from start of June despite surge in cases

25 May 15:36 The Irish Times 8204772968726314003.html
Japan set to lift coronavirus emergency as cases slow

Rest of World News: Japan was poised to lift its nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on Monday, gradually reopening the world's third-biggest economy after

25 May 03:25 The Times of India 6060938664242330905.html
Turkey confirms 32 deaths, 1,141 new coronavirus cases

Middle East News: Fahrettin Koca also tweeted there were 1,141 new infections confirmed in the past 24 hours. The total number of infections has reached 156,827. Turkey

25 May 03:14 The Times of India 6060938664829757801.html
Spain revises virus death toll down by nearly 2,000

Spain's government today revised downward the country's death toll from the coronavirus by nearly 2,000, bringing the total number of deaths recorded to 26,834.

25 May 17:45 RTE.ie 7595237279190388583.html
Coronavirus: Nail salons prepare to reopen as restrictions set to ease

Beauty salons across Canberra are preparing to reopen in the hope coronavirus restrictions will be eased.

25 May 15:00 The Canberra Times 8662394330209206658.html
Maharashtra allows 50 flights to and from Mumbai airport today as domestic air travel resumes; U-turn hours after CM seeks more time

After much speculation about the resumption of domestic flight operations in Maharashtra due to the increasing number of coronavirus cases, the state government has allowed 25 flights to land and 25 flights to take-off from the Mumbai airport today, according to several media reports.

25 May 03:50 Firstpost 4760741712340087701.html
Coronavirus: European nations easing restrictions confident they can avoid second wave

They don't want to re-introduce lockdowns.

25 May 17:09 Newshub 2131266987077211230.html
Parks packed, terraces open as Madrid and Barcelona ease curbs

The easing measures come as the Madrid region, the city of Barcelona and large parts of Castile-Leon in the northwest, formally enter the first phase of rolling back one of the strictest lockdowns in the world.

25 May 17:48 The Economic Times 7653256036669729645.html
Centres issues guidelines for domestic air travel; here's what you need to do

The new guidelines listed for domestic air travel are as follows:

25 May 03:06 DNA India 7533428660789318093.html
Joe Biden, wearing a mask, makes first campaign stop in months

Former vice president Joe Biden has made his first campaign trip outside his Delaware home since quarantining himself due to the coronavirus pandemic 10 weeks ago.

25 May 17:03 Brisbane Times 2314609338550247430.html
Without full capacity, Trump threatens to pull GOP meeting from NC

President Donald Trump threatened Monday to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state’s Democratic governor doesn’t immediately sign off on allowing a f...

25 May 17:32 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836141437970.html
Bankers Stay Home as South Africa Inc. Prepares Return to Work

Investec Chief Executive Officer Fani Titi saw a sign of things to come when he dropped by the bank’s headquarters last week.

25 May 17:39 Daily Maverick 2373996787764901818.html
Safety concerns: WHO halts clinical trial of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19

The World Health Organization said Monday that it had "temporarily" suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for Covid-19 being carried out across a range of countries as a precautionary measure.

25 May 17:00 India Today 4286117813750500576.html
Varadkar hails ‘day of hope’ as no new Covid-19 deaths reported in Ireland

Ireland has recorded no new Covid-19 deaths for the first time since March.

25 May 17:45 independent 5894610846105666193.html
Dominic Cummings still under fire over lockdown breach allegations

Opposition leaders will hold talks on Tuesday morning to discuss public health messaging amid the row.

25 May 23:05 Express & Star 7324224460236210988.html
Dominic Cummings still under fire over lockdown breach allegations

Opposition leaders will hold talks on Tuesday morning to discuss public health messaging amid the row.

25 May 23:05 Shropshire Star 3480199991678644008.html
562 Stranded Kashmiris Return Home In Six Flights

Over five hundred Kashmiris stranded in various parts of the country reached Valley on Monday in six flights, as the domestic flight operations resumed today, two months after Pan-India lockdown was imposed on March 25 to fight coronavirus pandemic

25 May 17:14 Kashmir Observer 1268422870456256078.html
Vir Das’ neighbor sneezes at him, threatens to slap him as the actor enjoyed dinner with a friend amidst lockdown

Vir Das shared a video of his spat with a neighbor who seemed upset that the actor was enjoying dinner with a friend. Capturing the episode on his pho

25 May 03:13 The Times of India 6060938663076981723.html
Aaditya Thackeray says state govt may ease restrictions in staggered manner from May 31

Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray on Sunday said that the state government might ease restrictions in a staggered manner from May 31.

25 May 03:46 Free Press Journal 9080771787714103522.html
Passengers queue up outside Mumbai airport from night to take morning flights home

Flights are resuming across the country from today, including Maharashtra, where the govt was not too keen to resume operations. Passengers gathered at the airport from Sunday night to board the morning flights.

25 May 03:07 India Today 4286117813967418331.html
WHO pauses trial of anti-malaria drug in Covid-19 patients due to safety concerns

The World Health Organization has suspended testing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in Covid-19 patients due to safety concerns, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday.

25 May 17:33 Hindustan Times 696565558402123037.html
Teenager fakes own death on social media to avoid financial pressure from mother

A teenager who faked her own death in order to avoid financial pressure from family members has been found and arrested by police operatives in Lagos State. On May 15, the Lagos police command received a petition by one Tony Iji on behalf of the family of one Margaret Adiya Ikumu...

25 May 03:30 The Guardian 7580308505725329404.html
Covid-19: Gujarat Deputy CM defends government after HC says Ahmedabad hospital ‘worse than dungeon’

Sixty-four-year-old Nitin Patel said he took a risk by visiting several hospitals to take stock of the situation despite his age.

25 May 03:51 Scroll.in 8669301692912885345.html
WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment

The World Health Organization said Monday it had "temporarily" suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloriquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 being carried out across

25 May 17:44 The Guardian 7580308505593962966.html
Delhi-Pune, Mumbai-Patna, Ahmedabad-Delhi among first flights to take off as domestic air services resume after two months

Indian skies will open up for domestic passenger services from Monday after a gap of two months, with Delhi-Pune and Mumbai-Patna flights being among the first to take off, aviation industry sources said

25 May 03:32 Firstpost 4760741713773767937.html
Lockdown 4.0: With strict rules, aviation sector limps back to normalcy as domestic flights resume

Mumbai: Indian skies opened up for domestic passenger services from Monday after a gap of two months, with Delhi-Pune and Mumbai-Patna flights being among the first to take off, aviation industry...

25 May 03:50 www.thehawk.in 4118436624812806262.html
Long lines and huge wait time, the new face of air travel

For passengers taking their first flight post the lockdown, air travel has been tedious but most are just happy to be home.What also differed is the passenger experience depending on the state to which they travel

25 May 17:41 Livemint 6614605817691694058.html
COVID-19 cases rise to 183 in Ogun State

The state’s governor, Dapo Abiodun, stated this while briefing the press on the activities of the government to curb further spread of the pandemic. He said that on one single day, there was a record of 25 new cases.

25 May 03:57 The Guardian 7580308504061606379.html
Spain Reopening Foreign Tourism from July

The Spanish government has hinted at a possible reopening to foreign tourism this summer. It comes as a raft of lockdown measures were eased in Madrid and Barcelona on Monday.

25 May 17:29 novinite.com 4235039571095773229.html
COVID-19: WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday suspended the use of hydroxychloroquine in solidarity trial for the treatment of COVID-19

25 May 19:20 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445901549418559.html
WHO to temporarily stop study of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

WHO says it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments, saying that its experts need to review all available evidence to date.

25 May 17:02 ABC15 Arizona 911680910706031694.html
Japan set to end Tokyo’s state of emergency

The measure has been in place in the city since April 7.

25 May 03:01 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773595178501.html
Coronavirus in India: Record 6,977 new cases confirmed in past 24 hrs, death toll crosses 4,000

New cases of coronavirus in India: India has reported its biggest-ever single day spike of 6,977 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours. The death toll due to Covid-19 infection in India has surged to 4,021.

25 May 03:53 India Today 4286117812780753619.html
US limits travel from Brazil amid worsening coronavirus outbreak

Brazil has the second-highest number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the world — trailing only the United States — with more than 350,000 cases and 22,700 deaths.

25 May 17:38 The Economic Times 7653256037891606422.html
50 flyers opt for COVID-19 test

NT NETWORK Panaji The state government on Monday said that out of the total 113 passengers who landed in Goa by three different flights and a transit trai

25 May 19:11 The Navhind Times 3656927215809529212.html
JK Rowling condemns Dominic Cummings' reported flouting of lockdown rules

She has criticised the adviser for reportedly making a trip while he and his wife had COVID-19 symptoms.

25 May 03:36 Newshub 2131266986735840342.html
WHO temporarily suspends hydroxychloriquine trials

The World Health Organization says it had temporarily suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for Covid-19 being carried out across a range of countries as a precautionary measure.

25 May 19:19 RTE.ie 7595237277613464083.html
Japan set to end Tokyo’s state of emergency

The measure has been in place in the city since April 7.

25 May 03:00 Shropshire Star 3480199991513597445.html
What the papers say – May 26

There is a mixed response from the nation’s papers to Dominic Cummings’s Monday press conference.

25 May 23:44 Express & Star 7324224459230930248.html
PM and top aide say coronavirus affected their eyesight

The Police Federation of England and Wales took to social media to warn people not to get behind the wheel if their eyesight is impaired.

25 May 19:10 Express & Star 7324224458918697398.html
Japan set to end Tokyo’s state of emergency

The measure has been in place in the city since April 7.

25 May 03:01 Express & Star 7324224459059774981.html
In race for tourism, Greece reopens cafes, island ferries | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

ATHENS, Greece >> Greece restarted regular ferry services to its islands today, and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its tourism season.

25 May 23:59 Star-Advertiser 3439335388786153006.html
Spike in COVID-19 cases expected, ready to deal with it: Assam Health Minister

A total of 35 more COVID-19 cases have been reported from Assam on Monday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 427.

25 May 17:58 The New Indian Express 4718288653893281190.html
COVID-19: Shehu Sani says it is dangerous to reopen schools

Popular activist, Shehu Sani, has said it is unsafe to reopen schools across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sani said it is dangerous reopen schools.

25 May 17:12 Legit 3764253649719276711.html
Hazy Start: Time didn’t fly for airline passengers on Day 1

Passengers, masked and gloved, in hazmat suits, had to deal with glitches and sudden rule changes.

25 May 19:40 The Economic Times 7653256038126572896.html
WHO suspends trial of drug Donald Trump had been taking over safety fears

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced it is suspending a trial of hydroxychloroquine in coronavirus patients over safety concerns.

25 May 19:56 Buzz.ie 7092425147392984384.html
Cancellation of flights creates chaos at airports

PTI New Delhi India’s domestic flight services resumed on Monday after a gap of two months but a large number of last-minute cancellations by airlines t

25 May 19:11 The Navhind Times 3656927215038319691.html
UK to reopen thousands of shops in easing of coronavirus lockdown – Johnson

LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) - Britain will reopen thousands of high street shops, department stores and shopping centres next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday, setting out a timetable for businesses as part of moves to ease the coronavirus lockdown.

25 May 19:29 Daily Maverick 2373996787773407554.html
Some visit Mississippi attractions as COVID-19 rules ease

BILOXI, Miss. — With water parks and amusement parks reopen in Mississippi, visitors at one Gulf Coast attraction said they believed they were safe from coronavirus infection.

25 May 23:30 680News 8014034333573155424.html
Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon unable to rule out link between delayed discharge patients and care home deaths

Nicola Sturgeon has said she acted with “thought and care” around the discharge of hundreds of untested hospital patients into care homes but admitted she cannot rule out links to a deadly wave of coronavirus.

25 May 19:24 The Courier 4275302767874193972.html
Karnataka Allows Exemptions For Ministers, Airlines Crew From Quarantine Norms

The Karnataka government has exempted central and state government ministers and officers on duty from requirements of quarantine on arrival in the state from other places.

25 May 23:28 NDTV.com 5090057681654712189.html
Coronavirus Live Tracker: India records highest ever spike of 6,977 COVID-19 cases, 154 deaths in 24 hours

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker India

25 May 03:23 Business Today 1145527431305283865.html
Did Japan just beat the coronavirus without lockdowns or mass testing?

Rest of World News: One widely shared list assembled 43 possible reasons cited in media reports range from a culture of mask-wearing and a famously low obesity rate to th

25 May 03:08 The Times of India 6060938664330886246.html
The GOP Convention Is Facing a Potential Shakeup

The 2020 Republican National Convention is slated to take place in Charlotte, North Carolina from August 24th to 27th, less than one week after the Democratic National Convention is scheduled to take place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

25 May 19:00 Townhall 6083908947474124806.html
Mumbai airport commences operations after two months; first flight departs for Pune

Domestic flights resume operations after 2 months:  The first flight departed from Mumbai airport to Patna at 6:45 AM today. The first arrival flight to Mumbai departed from Lucknow at 8:20 AM. Both flights will be operated by IndiGo

25 May 03:17 Business Today 1145527432001647150.html
China decides to evacuate its citizens from India amid rise in Covid cases

The move to evacuate its citizens comes in the wake of India emerging as the 10th worst-hit country by the deadly virus, which has infected nearly 1.40 lakh people in India.

25 May 19:13 The Financial Express 1288289580033702231.html
Air India Cancels This Flight Without Any Prior Notice, Passengers Stranded at Airport

Notably, states (except Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal) across the country resumed domestic flight services from today, nearly two months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced nationwide lockdown to combat the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

25 May 03:52 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386083687078407.html
UCD academics call for virus safety incentives for businesses

Study shows businesses that invest in workplace safety 20% more likely to ‘go under’

25 May 19:27 The Irish Times 8204772969162564636.html
26 people test positive for Covid-19 at Mediclinic Cape Town

Mediclinic said it had arranged self-isolation accommodation for those in need of it, and managers will check in with staff every day.

25 May 19:10 The Citizen 410802301103221674.html
Joe Biden wears face mask in his first public appearance in two months

US president Donald Trump has so far refused to wear a face mask in public.

25 May 19:52 TheJournal.ie 6446904417750937136.html
UK PM struggles to shift attention from aide’s trip

Plans by the British government to announce a further easing of lockdown measures are being overshadowed by an outcry over a senior aide

25 May 00:00 Afternoon Voice 1450959143462794454.html
WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment

The World Health Organization said Monday it had "temporarily" suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine. - Coronavirus Updates

25 May 19:32 Vanguard News 4125100338980340972.html
What the papers say – May 25

The crisis at No 10 over Dominic Cummings and Boris Johnson dominate the nation’s papers on Monday.

25 May 00:52 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774781164734.html
Bihar records 180 new COVID-19 cases, tally nearing 2,600

Bihar has reported 180 new cases of COVID-19 from 15 districts, pushing the tally to 2,574 in the state, the health department said. Of the fresh cases, Nawada and East Champaran accounted for 11 each and the state capital Patna recorded four new infections, it said. The health department, in a

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233815829343.html
First domestic flight after resumption of services lands in Hyderabad

An Air Asia flight from Bengaluru was the first to land at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) here on Monday morning

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566597725387.html
Passenger air services to NE resume

 GUWAHATI: Commercial passenger air services to the Northeast resumed along with rest of the country on Monday, with LGBI Airport here being gateway to the region, handling eight flights (arrivals and departures), official reports stated.However

25 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999878810459222.html
White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

President Donald Trump on Sunday further limited travel from the world's coronavirus hotspots by denying entry to foreigners coming from Brazil.

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567664383416.html
WHO warns of 'second peak' in areas where COVID-19 declining

WHO warns of 'second peak' in areas where COVID-19 declining

25 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361975583757197.html
Domestic flights take off amid chaos, confusion

New Delhi: Passengers were seen harried across airports, including the national capital's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), on Monday as many domestic flights were cancelled due to the limit...

25 May 19:52 The Hans India 817019415793225864.html
What the papers say – May 26

There is a mixed response from the nation’s papers to Dominic Cummings’s Monday press conference.

25 May 23:44 Shropshire Star 3480199992560467798.html
Leo Varadkar hails ‘day of hope' as no new Covid-19 deaths reported in Republic of Ireland

The Republic of Ireland has recorded no new Covid-19 deaths for the first time since March.

25 May 19:58 The Irish News 993066931739659.html
Teachers need more time to prepare – Sadtu KZN

On Sunday, Sadtu KZN had joined the voice of many other unions calling on its members to stay home and not return on Monday.

25 May 19:14 The Citizen 410802301941271430.html
3 flights land at Dabolim with 95 passengers on Day 1

NT NETWORK Vasco Domestic flights resumed after two months at the Dabolim airport on Monday. However, due to lack of response from the passengers, the air

25 May 19:13 The Navhind Times 3656927214732051103.html
Turbulent take-off for airlines amid last-minute changes in schedules

Only 532 of the scheduled 1,095 flights take off as airlines revise schedules to align operations with curbs put in place by states, leaving travellers fuming.Many passengers had to return from airports as airlines did not inform on cancellations until just a few hours before boarding

25 May 19:53 Livemint 6614605819181401012.html
WHO warns of 'immediate second peak' in areas where Covid-19 is on a decline

WHO emergencies head Dr Mike Ryan said epidemics often come in waves, which means that outbreaks could come back later this year in places where the first wave has subsided

25 May 19:16 Livemint 6614605819505182227.html
Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings say coronavirus affected their eyesight

The Police Federation of England and Wales took to social media to warn people not to get behind the wheel if their eyesight is impaired.

25 May 19:46 Irishexaminer 8196011179152568709.html
Trump threatens to move Republican convention over COVID-19 restrictions

Trump threatens to move Republican convention over COVID-19 restrictions

25 May 00:00 Investing.com 5710361974421852822.html
Business leaders urge caution on return-to-workplace approach

SOME business leaders are urging companies to examine their individual situation, and hav...

25 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614240875593.html
Singapore reports lower number of 344 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore on Monday reported a lower number of 344 new COVID-19 cases, a majority of them foreign workers living in dormitories, taking the nationwide tally to 31,960 as the country is gearing up to lift the "circuit breaker" imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Out of the new

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783231925323601.html
What the papers say – May 26

There is a mixed response from the nation’s papers to Dominic Cummings’s Monday press conference.

25 May 23:46 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773766333768.html
Domestic flights take off amid chaos, confusion 

Passengers were seen harried across airports, including the national capital's IGIA, on Monday as many domestic flights were cancelled.

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566353984523.html
What the papers say – May 25

The crisis at No 10 over Dominic Cummings and Boris Johnson dominate the nation’s papers on Monday.

25 May 00:51 Express & Star 7324224460245761214.html
Coronavirus in Kerala: Higher influx of people exposes gaps in the state's quarantine system

There are signs of Kerala’s coronavirus quarantine system getting thrown out of gear as the authorities find themselves unable to cope with the increased flow of people from outside the state.

25 May 00:30 Free Press Journal 9080771788367654649.html
Nuapada cops’ humanitarian face earns applause

In general, the image of police is negative in India and this public perception usually is amplified during a situation of emergency when cops are given the responsibility of enforcing a lot of other activities unusual to their regular work of dealing with law and order situation. The humanitarian

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232082051315.html
Boris Johnson will pay a price for standing by Cummings

If the UK Prime Minister's most important adviser did nothing wrong, why did all sides work so hard to conceal what he did?

25 May 00:20 Australian Financial Review 3974284487677444545.html
Gathering limit to increase to 100 on Friday

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced the gathering limit will increase to 100 people from noon this Friday. This means churches can resume...

25 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079943223294.html
Devastated son demands answers after care firm transfers two residents ‘with Covid symptoms’ from one home with 15 deaths to another that was ‘clear’ of the virus before death of his mother, 81, from bug

Gary Williamson's mother Sylvia, 81, died at Kenton Manor care home, Newcastle, on May 17. Kenton Manor is on the same site as care home Kenton Hall. Both are run by Solehawk.

25 May 19:37 Mail Online 124328112084289425.html
Sadtu: KZN DBE needs at least 2 weeks to prep for teachers to return

The union said they were considering discouraging teachers from returning to schools as planned on Thursday amid delays in the delivery of personal protective equipment (PPEs).

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107468007985.html
630 cancellations as domestic flights resume in India

630 cancellations as domestic flights resume in India. According to aviation industry sources, around 630 domestic flights of Monday were cancelled due to the Centre's Sunday night announcement that there would be no flights in West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh, and limited operations at major airports such as Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad.

25 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384602776409.html
Covid-19: 62 new cases, three deaths in Telangana on Monday

Hyderabad: Health authorities on Monday reported 62 new covid-19 positive cases and three fatalities.

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567852602900.html
Japan set to lift coronavirus emergency as cases slow

Compared to hard-hit areas in Europe, the United States, Russia and Brazil, Japan has been spared the worst of the pandemic, with 16,581 cases in total and 830 deaths.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107518201865.html
DA calls for special inspector-general to prevent graft in relief fund

The party also threatened to table an amendment to the Special Appropriations Bill, should Mboweni not adhere to the request.

25 May 19:59 The Citizen 410802302370743519.html
Health dept boss calls for investigation into Glenda Gray

Dr. Anban Pillay's letter states that allegations Dr Glenda Gray has recently made in the media 'are damaging to government’s response to COVID-19'.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106521893525.html
Ready to deal with rise in coronavirus cases: Uttarakhand CM Rawat

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday said COVID-19 cases have risen in Uttarakhand after the return of migrants but the government was fully prepared to deal with the situation. The chief minister held a meeting with senior officials in Haldwani to review the situation in the state,

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233606822571.html
Johnson backs senior adviser, risks party's wrath

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser Dominic Cummings.

25 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078954241668.html
South Africa to further ease lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a further easing of South Africa's coronavirus lockdown from June 1, allowing the vast majority of the economy...

25 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080228679022.html
Fresh Covid-19 cases in Sikkim, Arunachal, 64 more in Assam

Sikkim reported its first coronavirus case and Arunachal Pradesh a fresh case while Assam registered 64 new cases in the past 24 hours,

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566619233109.html
5-yr-old reunites with parents in Bengaluru as flights resume

5-yr-old reunites with parents in Bengaluru as flights resume. Vihaan Sharma went on a small holiday to Delhi to visit his grandparents in February. However, that vacation got prolonged as a coronavirus lockdown was imposed pan India in March.

25 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384443574900.html
Students, migrants take the first flight home after being grounded for weeks due to lockdown

Those who took first flights included paramilitary personnel, army men, students and migrants, who failed to book a ticket on special trains being run by the railways. Many said they shelled out more to reach the airport as there were limited public transport options available.

25 May 00:52 The Economic Times 7653256036730723643.html
Business owners urged to adjust to survive

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — President of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce Kenisha Dw...

25 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348615637217488.html
COVID-19 cases in Assam cross 400-mark

The number of coronavirus cases in Assam rose to 427 on Monday after 35 more people tested positive for the disease, state Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568455683098.html
National parks hope visitors comply with virus measures

As Yellowstone and other national parks end a two-month shutdown due to the coronavirus, park officials ask visitors to take simple precautions: Wash hands, keep a safe distance apart, wear protect...

25 May 00:40 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648836774821874.html
Trump fumes on Twitter as media slams pandemic golf outing

US President Donald Trump on Monday fumed at negative media coverage of him playing golf over Memorial Day weekend, as the US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic neared 100,000. “The Fake and Totally Corrupt News makes it sound like a mortal sin!” the golf-loving president said on Twitter, noting that the game at his […]

25 May 19:21 The Guardian 7580308505313617695.html
Donald Trump threatens to move the GOP convention out of Charlotte due to Covid-19 restrictions

US President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to move the Republican convention out of Charlotte in North Carolina if its Democratic Governor did not remove the restrictions on social distancing measures which are in force due to coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 19:21 Hindustan Times 696565557931347207.html
Shoppers line up in downtown Montreal as retailers reopen to public

MONTREAL - Eager shoppers lined up outside some stores in downtown Montreal on Monday as retailers in the city were allowed to reopen for the first time sin

25 May 19:23 iNFOnews.ca 6669504244997476265.html
Help to eradicate WC’s 18,000-test backlog, Mkhize – Winde

The province had 14,978 confirmed cases of Covid-19, according to Monday's statement. Of these, 7,221 people had recovered, and 318 people had died.

25 May 19:49 The Citizen 410802301245427576.html
Boris Johnson's aide Cummings says he won't quit over lockdown road trip

The government is facing a tide of anger from politicians and the public over the revelation that Dominic Cummings traveled more than 250 miles (400 kilometers) from London to his parents' home in Durham, northeast England at the end of March

25 May 19:28 Livemint 6614605818112112009.html
21 foreign evacuees kept in hotels in Hyderabad test positive

Twenty-one passengers who had returned from different countries to Hyderabad and were quarantined in different hotels tested positive for the coronavirus.

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568155719371.html
Flyers to Jammu, Srinagar to land in Quarantine, 6 Officers put on guard

Exempts 8 Categories of passengers to HQ after RTPCR test on arrival A day before domestic flight operations resume in the country, the Jammu and Kashmir Administration has appointed two senior officials each for the two civil airports at Jammu and Srinagar to assist the Nodal Officer and the respective Deputy Commissioners to handle the […]

25 May 00:43 Northlines 6096227021487762379.html
France reports lowest daily rise since lockdown began

French authorities have reported the smallest daily rise in new coronavirus cases and deaths since before a lockdown began.

25 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042078801317909.html
Japan Economy Minister Nishimura: State of emergency no longer needed in any region of country

As noted, Japan is seeking to end its state of emergency this week and in recent headlines, Japan Economy Minister Nishimura is on the verge of making

25 May 00:54 FXStreet 4480975639672313846.html
As Covid-19 cases surge, US bans travellers from Brazil ‘to protect country’

Brazil had reported more than 3,47,000 Covid-19 cases, second behind the US in the number of infections, according to a Johns Hopkins University count.

25 May 00:55 Hindustan Times 696565557166621238.html
SAMRC board apologises to Mkhize for Prof Gray’s comments – report

This after Glenda Gray gave an interview in which she criticised aspects of the national lockdown, saying they were unscientific.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106541892294.html
46 new cases in Assam, tally rises to 392

GUWAHATI: Forty-six new coronavirus cases were reported in Assam on Sunday, taking the COVID-19 tally to 392 in the state, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.Eight COVID-19 cases were reported from the Sarusajai Quarantine Facility in the eveni

25 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999878413430815.html
Refrain from provoking returnees on social media: AAPSU

GUWAHATI: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) has taken strong exception to the reported stigmatisation and provocative posts on social media and other forums in the wake of the detection of a COVID-19 positive case from the stranded pe

25 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880091862082.html
Chandigarh Admn to follow Centre's guidelines on quarantine of passengers

Following the fresh guidelines issued by the Central Government on quarantine and isolation protocols of passengers, the Chandigarh Administration on Sunday decided to follow the Central rules. The Union Government on Sunday, in its release on domestic travel, stated that State Governments/UTs

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233511503021.html
Coronavirus: PTA Council cautions gov’t against reopening schools

The National Council for Parent-Teacher Associations (NCPTAs) has appealed to government to further delay the reopening of schools in the country in the wake of COVID-19.

25 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494827348007.html
COVID-19: The Revival Must Start With Education By Seun Awogbenle

Technology must be at the heart of our new reforms, including improving access to the internet and ensuring that data is affordable for the greatest number of our population. One of the numerous impact of COVID-19 is that all over the world, teaching and learning won’t remain the same and Nigeria cannot afford to be left behind.

25 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699744367569221.html
BREAKING: WHO Suspends Trial Of Hydroxychloroquine As COVID-19 Treatment Over Safety Concerns

Hydroxycholoroquine has been touted by United States President, Donald Trump, and others as a possible treatment for the disease.

25 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699744476064741.html
Donald Trump Bars Travel From Brazil, A New Pandemic Hotspot

President Donald Trump on Sunday suspended travel from Brazil, which has emerged as a major new hotspot in the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said.

25 May 00:37 NDTV.com 5090057681213494440.html
Therapists on call for mental issues

With the pandemic wreaking havoc on the mental health of people not used to staying indoors for such a long period of time, Rachakonda police have come up with a unique counselors team.

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566499623329.html
Medical doctor by dream, fisherman by desperation: The Thomas Larnyo story

When all hope is lost and life begins to weigh you down, you have no choice; you either give up on life or give in to desperation. Such is life.

25 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494923093080.html
Domestic flying resumes at RGIA

Two months after suspension of air operations due to the Covid-19 lockdown, domestic flight operations resumed at RGIA on Monday.

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566769479337.html
Early identification helped Nagpur, says civic chief Tukaram Mundhe

Nagpur: Over 75 per cent of people who got infected with novel coronavirus in Nagpur have since recovered and been discharged, and the death rate of 2 per cent is also among the best in Maharashtra and the country, Municipal Commissioner Tukaram Mundhe said on Monday. He said measures like early identification, tracing, isolation, treatment […]

25 May 00:00 Nagpur Today 7783904106547897512.html
Two fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Puducherry, tally rises to 31

Two COVID-19 cases were reported in Puducherry on Monday, taking the number of infections in the union territory to 31. Two patients, both men, were admitted to Indira Gandhi Government Medical College Hospital this morning, Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao told reporters here. The new cases

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233440340318.html
Man sneezes at Vir Das for allegedly breaking protocol

Man sneezes at Vir Das for allegedly breaking protocol. Das said the man in the video does not own his doorstep, sit-out, or his house and he wondered if what the man did would qualify as harassment.

25 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384261094328.html
7 flights to take off from Ranchi today after 2 months

At least seven flights will ferry passengers from Birsa Munda Airport in Ranchi to New Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad on Monday after a lull of two months, officials from the Ranchi Airport said on Sunday. However, the schedule was likely to undergo changes as some states are not in favour of

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233504412327.html
Panic grips steel city as Covid cases rise to 24

Panic gripped the Steel City as the novel coronavirus positive cases rose to 24 with four cases tested positive in the city on Sunday alone. One of the positive cases reported in the city from Baridih was home quarantined and had returned from Ranchi on May 12. The health team took sample on May 17

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233733321568.html
Basic Education Dept admits not all schools will be ready for 1 June restart

The Basic Education Department said that while some schools had begun receiving personal protective equipment, a number were still experiencing delays with suppliers.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107381519865.html
Nagaland reports 1st corona cases, Assam sees spike in 24 hrs

KOHIMA/GUWAHATI/AGATALA: After Sikkim, Nagaland reported its first coronavirus case when three people, who returned from Chennai, tested positive on Monday while in neighbouring Assam 116 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours, taking the state

25 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879834004025.html
How Maharashtra Lost the Battle

  Lack of coordination between the ruling coalition partners, failure of the  Chief Minister and top cabinet ministers to take full responsibility, and an overall absence of leadership has ensured that Maharashtra stares at a bigger disaster with the onset of monsoon

25 May 00:00 www.organiser.org 9159923258578201355.html
Counter Covid with caution

The last few days have witnessed a lot of travel happening between districts and even inter-State, as people of all walks of life

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568362022836.html
Covid-19 count climbs to 317 in U’khand

The returning migrant powered surge in the cases of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Uttarakhand continues unabated as 73 new patients of the disease were reported by the state health department on Sunday. With them the number of cases of the disease in the state has climbed to 317. Meanwhile the

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233559169479.html
DHET: Preparations under way to welcome students back at universities

Minister Blade Nzimande over the weekend announced that under level three, a maximum of 33% of students would be allowed back on campus and those in their final year would be prioritised.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106384483321.html
Mauritius records 2 new COVID-19 cases after month-long lull

The Indian Ocean island nation initially surged ahead of other East African countries in terms of caseload, hitting a peak of 332 just shy of six weeks into its outbreak.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108418418232.html
Ghanaian Times: Citizens’ participation in decision making and fight against coronavirus

The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah yesterday extended an invitation to the citizenry to participate in a national conversation on how to get life back to normal while combating the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

25 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111494687942391.html
Trump fumes on Twitter as media slams pandemic golf outing

The timing of his outing, as the nation approached a milestone in deaths from the pandemic, sparked widespread criticism in the media, with commentators recalling Donald Trump's own past attacks on Barack Obama for playing the game during the 2014 Ebola outbreak.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107581440744.html
Liberia: Guinean Herbalist Arrested for Allegedly Raping 17-Year-Old Teenage Mother in Nimba County

Saclepea, Nimba County – A Guinean national, claiming to have power to exorcize witch spell from people have been arrested by Police in Nimba County for allegedly raping a teenage mother in Saclepea City. According to the Police Charge Sheet, the man Saye Mezy, 35, kept the survivor, 17, in his room on May 15 […]

25 May 00:20 FrontPageAfrica 5766546263046063144.html
UP issues fresh guidelines for air travellers

The Uttar Pradesh government has issued an advisory for air flyers who will be arriving at the airports in the state from Monday when domestic flights commence after over 60 days of lockdown. The passengers who belong to UP will have to go for 14-day home quarantine if there are no health issues

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233566539853.html
Thermal scanning, contactless frisking as local flights take-off

Between 40 and 45 flight arrivals and similar number of departures will take place at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport as domestic flights resume

25 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158804379396455.html
Alleged Witchcraft: Man Attacked For 'Stealing Destinies' In Imo Community

"The man was alleged to have engaged in some occult activities that had hampered the progress and development of people in the community. A photo that was circulating on social media showed an elderly man, probably in his seventies, surrounded by a charging mob.”

25 May 00:00 Sahara Reporters 4209699745997825575.html
Completely unacceptable for SAMRC board to pander to Gray witch hunt - Habib

South African Medical Research Council president Professor Glenda Gray criticised aspects of government's approach in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and claimed that it was not based on scientific evidence.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108361357959.html
Tourists should not travel to Goa; hotels still non functional: Official

Goa Health Secretary Nila Mohanan on Monday advised tourists not to travel to the coastal state, on a day when 10 out of the 13 flights,

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025567187448723.html
Anxious passengers wait for flights to resume from today

With state govt and Centre differ on allowing airlines to fly, many are in a state of dilemma over status

25 May 00:30 Pune Mirror 6353030400659200192.html
PHOTOS: Indians catch their first flight after 2 months

PHOTOS: Indians catch their first flight after 2 months. After a gap of two months, domestic passenger flight operations resumed on Monday amid reluctance by various states to open up their airports in view of rising cases of the novel coronavirus.

25 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383420700330.html
Students, migrants take 1st flight home as services resume

Students, migrants take 1st flight home as services resume. Many said they shelled out more to reach the airport as there were limited public transport options available.

25 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372384017977664.html
No quarantine for asymptomatic passengers coming to Delhi

The Delhi government on Monday issued guidelines for the passengers coming to the national capital on flights, trains and buses

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568370399653.html
China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'

BEIJING, China (AFP) — China said yesterday that relations with the United States w...

25 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614322871106.html
CM reviews Covid-19 situation in State

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat reviewed the Covid-19 situation in the State with officials at the Veer Chandra Singh Garhwal Government medical college in Srinagar on Sunday. Along with arrangements in the medical college, Rawat also sought information about steps taken in Pauri district for

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232603875885.html
'Domnishambles': Tory MPs continue piling pressure on Downing Street to sack Dominic Cummings as angry constituents decry his actions

Conservative backbenchers have been calling on the Prime Minister to remove Dominic Cummings from his influential position after he drove from London to Durham.

25 May 21:34 Mail Online 124328111317446668.html
UK PM's top aide Cummings defies calls to resign

Dominic Cummings told reporters that he acted 'reasonably and legally' when he drove across the country with his wife while she was suffering from the virus, despite official advice to stay at home.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108342530191.html
We’ll meet with Ken Agyapong to settle feud – Obinim’s handlers

Lawyers for self-styled televangelist and founder of the International God’s Way Church, Bishop Daniel Obinim are likely to make overtures with Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong in the coming days, Administrator of the Church, Rev. Kwadwo Adu Boahen has told Kasapa 102.5 FM.

25 May 00:00 GhanaWeb 9132111495777503120.html
South Africa to ease lockdown despite surge in Covid-19 cases

Cape Town. South Africa will ease the Covid-19 lockdown from level four to level three beginning from June 1, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Sunday amid a surge in confirmed cases.

25 May 00:00 THE CITIZEN 7029251212106779253.html
'Docs could turn super-spreaders'

The letter to HC reveals how Covid patients are not isolated, leading to patients carrying each other's viral load; no PPE kit, mask or gloves are provided in n

25 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158803339996659.html
WHO halts study of Trump-touted hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19

The World Health Organization said Monday it had temporarily suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 being carried out across a range of countries as a p…

25 May 21:03 France 24 5635134570414979997.html
Dominic Cummings has made ‘mockery’ of public health advice, say experts

The senior Government adviser has sought to defend his decision to travel to County Durham.

25 May 21:24 Express & Star 7324224460009252112.html
Elderly couple say EQC rules causing more stress, delays

An elderly Christchurch couple are crying foul over EQC's site visit policy under Covid-19 alert level 2. This story was first published by RNZ EQC...

25 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080406598794.html
Japan set to lift coronavirus emergency as cases slow down

The country has been spared the worst of the pandemic.

25 May 00:00 The East African 3857388831372970937.html
Some teachers refuse to return to school over delay in PPE deliveries

Educators and staff members are expected to go back to work this week to prepare for the resumption of classes on 1 June.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107051066030.html
What the papers say – May 25

The crisis at No 10 over Dominic Cummings and Boris Johnson dominate the nation’s papers on Monday.

25 May 00:50 Shropshire Star 3480199992699583678.html
France reports lowest daily rise since lockdown began

French authorities have reported the smallest daily rise in new coronavirus cases and deaths since before a lockdown began.

25 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079394401187.html
Why I faked my death, by househelp - The Nation Nigeria

A 19-year-old, Margaret Ikumu, whose family raised the alarm over her supposed death and secret burial, has told police that she faked ....

25 May 21:24 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900637957950.html
Japan set to end Tokyo’s state of emergency

Experts on a special government panel have approved a plan to remove a coronavirus state of emergency from Tokyo and four other remaining prefectures.

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566836241250.html
Under fire over lockdown trip, close aide to British PM Johnson refuses to resign

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest aide refused to resign on Monday, saying he had done nothing wrong by driving 250 miles from London to access childcare when Britons were being told to stay at home to fight COVID-19. Dominic Cummings has faced calls to quit from lawmakers, Church of…

25 May 21:20 Japan Today 8582716287082813137.html
TV actors battle to survive lockdown blues

As the television industry remains paralysed by lockdown, many actors and workers are scared. Non-payment of dues by many producers are just adding to the woes. For many, it is either turning into a struggle with mental health or a matter of survival

25 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999880161923769.html
Elderly couple say EQC rules causing more stress, delays

An elderly Christchurch couple are crying foul over EQC's site visit policy under Covid-19 alert level 2. This story was first published by RNZ EQC...

25 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042080119238865.html
Domestic flight services resume in India after two months

After a gap of two months, domestic passenger flight operations resumed on Monday amid reluctance by various states to open up their airports in view of rising cases of the novel coronavirus.

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566832738807.html
Few schools in Gauteng facing problems with delivery of PPEs - Lesufi

Plans are being rolled out in a bid to safeguard schools against the spread of COVID-19, with measures to ensure screening, sanitising, and social distancing could be implemented.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107621028038.html
Packed parks like Bellwoods avoidable with better communication, experts say

Images of a downtown Toronto park packed with young people seemingly flouting physical distancing guidelines designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 have dr

25 May 21:37 iNFOnews.ca 6669504244424300952.html
Thirty six more detected Covid-19 positive in C’garh

Chhattisgarh continued to see a spike in the number of coronavirus cases on Sunday, with 36 more patients detected across the state. "With the 36, the tally of active cases in the state increased to 185. Three patients have been discharged after recovery," a press release from the Health

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233409532960.html
As US edges toward reopening, a mixed picture takes shape

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — Efforts across the United States to reopen th...

25 May 00:00 Jamaica Observer 5357348614417014030.html
Trump bars travel from Brazil, a new pandemic hotspot: White House

Non-Americans who have been in Brazil in the 14-day period prior to when they seek admittance to the US cannot come to America, said White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany. Trade is not affected by the new rule.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107161056027.html
Dominic Cummings has made ‘mockery’ of public health advice, say experts

The senior Government adviser has sought to defend his decision to travel to County Durham.

25 May 21:24 Shropshire Star 3480199992463074576.html
Donald Trump complains he gets 'no credit' for handling the coronavirus crisis even as he brags about getting 'great reviews' and the nation's death toll ticks toward 100,000

President Donald Trump touted 'great reviews' of his coronavirus response and claimed he got 'no credit' for it. His tweet came as U.S. deaths from the disease approached 100,000.

25 May 21:24 Mail Online 124328111504196472.html
Joe Biden is back – from COVID-19 seclusion

Joe Biden makes first public appearance since March 15 New Castle, United States | AFP | Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, emerged from more than two months of seclusion Monday, wearing a black face mask during a visit to lay a wreath on the day the United States honors its war dead. Biden’s …

25 May 21:55 The Independent Uganda: 5099025989884156928.html
Umahi laments lack of test kits as Ebonyi’s COVID-19 cases hit 33

The call was part of the Governor's live broadcast on COVID-19 update in the State at the Government House, Abakaliki on Sunday

25 May 05:31 The Eagle Online 1463511648869495879.html
Coronavirus Outbreak: India's death toll tops 4,000-mark; case tally crosses 1.38 lakh; highest spike yet

As many as 6,977 new COVID-19 cases and 154 deaths were reported in the country in the last 24 hours

25 May 05:10 DNA India 7533428660800670975.html
Social distancing will add another somber note to Memorial Day observances

In a typical year, Memorial Day is marked in Easton with fanfare: school bands, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars groups and others march while crowds line the streets waving flags.

25 May 05:44 Msn 1509165514755361480.html
Coronavirus updates: Record 6,977 new cases in India in last 24 hours, tally now 1,38,845

Death toll climbs to 4,021; PPEs, masks procurement ramped up

25 May 05:23 The Telegraph 2864094128337743756.html
Man sneezes at Vir Das, threatens to slap him for not wearing mask. But I'm at home, says comedian

Vir Das' 73-year-old neighbour sneezed at him and threatened to slap him because apparently the comedian was not following the social distancing protocols.

25 May 05:20 India Today 4286117813944678417.html
'You can drink, but you can't smoke,' Cyril Ramaphosa tells South Africans as lockdown is relaxed

South Africans will be allowed to buy and sell alcoholic beverages on June 1 after a ban on liquor that lasted more than 60 days.

25 May 05:12 SowetanLIVE 5541808688783331227.html
As Coronavirus Cases Cross 1.40 Lakh-mark, India Now Among 10 Worst-hit Countries, Surpasses Iran

The JHU data further stated that India is the tenth most-affected nation by the pandemic after US, Russia, UK, Spain, Italy, Brazil, Germany, Turkey and France.

25 May 16:51 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386083682173160.html
10 fresh cases of Covid in Himachal, tally rises to 196

Inching towards the 200 mark, Himachal Pradesh recorded 10 more cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, taking the tally in the state to 196. Two coronavirus patients from Bilaspur district have recovered from the disease on Sunday, Additional Chief Secretary (Health) R D Dhiman said. Four of the fresh cases

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232030729254.html
Another South India returnee tests positive for Covid-19 infection

TURA: Barely a week since Garo Hills registered its first case of Covid-19 infection detected in a returnee from the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, another woman who accompanied her has also been tested positive on Monday, raising the total num

25 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879439423692.html
Domestic flight services to commence today

Amid Covid-19 induced lockdown-4, domestic flight services to the Swami Vivekananda Airport in Raipur will commence from May 25, with the Chhattisgarh government announcing a detailed Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the arriving passengers. The SOP states that foreign residents interested

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232506639387.html
Spain revises virus death toll down by nearly 2,000

A new system of gathering data had allowed them to identify cases that were counted twice and exclude deaths wrongly attributed to the virus, said Fernando Simon, the health ministry's emergencies coordinator.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106379656011.html
Ramaphosa on SA moving to level 3 lockdown: ‘It is now in your hands’

But with more than 22,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, the president warned South Africans the worst was yet to come.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107001817643.html
NSW on alert with 1.2m kids on the move

Hundreds of extra security and marshalling officers are out in force across the Sydney transport network as students return to public schools full...

25 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079983610062.html
US prohibits travel from Brazil for foreigners

The US said it was prohibiting most non-US citizens from travelling to the country if they had been in Brazil in the last two weeks, two days after Brazil became the country with the second highest number of coronavirus cases in the world.

25 May 00:16 RTE.ie 7595237277980478817.html
Don’t panic or despair but observe precautions, State prepared to handle situation: Chief Secy

As anticipated earlier, the number of Covid-19 positive cases has seen a sharp rise in recent days and is likely to rise further in the coming days. However, the State Government is fully prepared and citizens should not despair. The public should observe necessary precautions and stay safe, said

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233779965201.html
Sadtu in Limpopo says schools not yet ready to reopen for teachers, pupils

The union raised a number of concerns including that there were inadequate guidelines on who would be managing the process of conducting screenings for pupils once they returned to class.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107250003342.html
Virgin Atlantic delays flight resumption to "August at the earliest" due to quarantine measures

The carrier said that “by introducing a mandatory 14 day self-isolation for every single traveller entering the UK, the Government’s approach will prevent flights from resuming”

25 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610880939247123.html
With over 1.38 lakh cases, India among 10 worst COVID-hit nations

With over 1.38 lakh cases, India among 10 worst COVID-hit nations. The United States leads the world with more than 1.6 million confirmed coronavirus cases, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

25 May 00:00 Rediff 3466372383286338345.html
South Africa to lift ban on alcohol sales from June

The country had implemented one of the world's most stringent lockdowns after recording its first coronavirus-related death in March. The South African government banned the sale of tobacco and alcoho

25 May 05:46 Africanews 6630243979587664734.html
Mandatory COVID-19 test at Chandigarh airport for all travellers bound for Punjab

With the Centre resuming domestic flight services from May 25, the Mohali district administration said on Sunday that all air travellers bound for Punjab shall be tested for COVID-19 upon their

25 May 05:19 Deccan Herald 2027555796822159340.html
Naptosa seeks assurances on COVID-19 measures as teachers return to school

Naptosa said that it had never been against teachers returning to schools but executive director Basil Manuel wanted to know whether the sanitising of schools and the delivery of personal protective equipment would be sustained and not be a once-off.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107971069222.html
How HomeServe has had to adapt to ensure it is there for customers

The boss of home repairs firm HomeServe today paid tribute to the efforts of his staff to ensure essential emergency work is carried out in people’s homes.

25 May 05:00 Express & Star 7324224459043829223.html
Live: Gathering limit to increase to 100 on Friday

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced the gathering limit will increase to 100 people from noon this Friday. Ardern said the decision was...

25 May 00:00 Otago Daily Times Online News 3107042079687007361.html
Postpone school year—solon

A house leader on Sunday appealed to the Department of Education (DepEd) to postpone the resumption of classes this year instead of resorting to online instruction.

25 May 00:40 manilastandard.net 4715274786120780882.html
Mixed reactions to move to level 3 lockdown

On Sunday night, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the whole country would enter level three from the first of next month.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106778330048.html
Companies must adhere to strict health, safety protocols - Ramaphosa

The president warned that the risk of a massive increase in COVID-19 infections would be greater as the economy opened up and millions of more people returned to work.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108379950834.html
Donald Trump Fumes On Twitter As Media Slams Pandemic Golf Outing

US President Donald Trump on Monday fumed at negative media coverage of him playing golf over Memorial Day weekend, as the US death count from the coronavirus pandemic neared 100,000.

25 May 21:46 NDTV.com 5090057682550038486.html
Packed parks like Bellwoods avoidable with better communication, experts say

Images of a downtown Toronto park packed with young people seemingly flaunting physical distancing guidelines designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 have drawn sharp criticism from both politicians and the public.

25 May 21:10 680News 8014034333280927233.html
California issues guidelines for church reopenings

LOS ANGELES — Religious services in California will look much different under rules unveiled Monday that limit attendance to 100 people and recommend worshippers wear masks, limit singing and refrain from shaking hands or hugging.

25 May 21:47 680News 8014034334580249279.html
Air India to resume operation on Kolkata-Imphal-Aizawl route from Thursday

All scheduled commercial passenger flights have been suspended since March 25 when the government imposed a nationwide lockdown to curb the coronavirus pandemic. The flights resumed on Monday.

25 May 21:03 The Financial Express 1288289579675655743.html
Officials: 2 church services sources of virus outbreaks

As Gov. Gavin Newsom prepares to release plans for how religious institutions can reopen in California during the coronavirus pandemic, health officials announced that two church services that were held without authorization have been sources of outbreaks.

25 May 05:12 The Fresno Bee 7818692855889333021.html
Universities plan smaller classes and online lectures in return after coronavirus lockdown

Universities are planning to reopen student campuses from next month as they start to adapt to life after the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 05:06 Shropshire Star 3480199993309827885.html
Trump warns he may move Republican convention site from North Carolina

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump warned on Monday that he may move the Republican National Convention from North Carolina set for August if the event faces state social distancing restrictions as a result of the coronavirus.

25 May 16:48 The Peninsula 1202843881700595026.html
Montreal retailers reopening, with distancing measures in place

Mask-wearing, Plexiglas barriers, frequent disinfecting and no-touch browsing are some of the measures being put in place by retailers as Quebec eases measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

25 May 16:41 BNN 3833521688348507977.html
Covid-19: WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine over pending safety data

That’s after the Lancet published a study that said the drug, touted by US President Donald Trump as a treatment, was linked to an increased risk of death and heart ailments.The studies may resume if data warrants, Mike Ryan, head of the WHO’s health emergencies program, said at a briefing

25 May 16:43 Livemint 6614605817576590303.html
Drive-ins hit by order

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry confirmed Monday her order limiting gatherings to fewer than 50 vehicles does apply to drive-in movie theatres like the Starlight in Enderby.

25 May 16:05 Castanet 616068602353755094.html
‘What planet are they on?’ – UK press attacks Johnson and Cummings

Criticism has come from some unlikely sections of the national media over the crisis at No 10.

25 May 05:37 Irishexaminer 8196011179411353148.html
54 New Cases of Coronavirus Reported in Uttar Pradesh, 161 Died so far -

On Sunday, 254 new cases of Covid-19 infected were reported in Uttar Pradesh. Also, the number of people who lost

25 May 05:56 News Hunt Media 8859517518764053866.html
Could new cycle lanes transform Shropshire?

As cycling becomes more popular amid the pandemic, could Shropshire become Britain's answer to Amsterdam?

25 May 05:00 Shropshire Star 3480199991623058423.html
Americans pass pandemic holiday on beaches, in parks as death toll nears 100,000

Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, but the occasional person wearing a mask was a constant reminder that the world is still battling the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 05:55 Bdnews24 8119004129956577947.html
City explores painting “social distancing circles” on the park lawns after Trinity Bellwoods chaos

Complacency and fatigue probably had a lot to do with the disarray at the popular downtown park this weekend, but where does personal responsibility fit in all of this?

25 May 16:49 NOW 7434691886302091135.html
Covid-19: Chennai reports more infections, 23 districts ‘nil’ cases

Tamilnadu on Sunday recorded eight deaths due to COVID-19, taking the toll to 111 while 765 fresh cases saw the state's total infections breaching the 16,000 mark, the Health department said. Continue Reading →

25 May 05:03 News Today 4115950001576390752.html
ADANKHALIF: Covid-19 has exposed e-Learning gaps

Unequal access to the digital space locks out thousands of children, especially in the marginalised areas.

25 May 21:59 Daily Nation 7421817125646369498.html
Sanity, at last, in government’s lockdown plan

Compare the draft regulations leaked over the weekend to the original “framework for sectors” published for comment and it's clear that these are level 3 in name only; we’ve all but skipped right to level 2.

25 May 05:57 TechCentral 724913819731858452.html
Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and four other remaining areas on Monday, ending the restrictions nationwide as businesses begin to reopen.

25 May 16:38 The Peninsula 1202843882473253420.html
Trump defends decision to play golf as US virus death toll nears 100,000

"The Fake & Totally Corrupt News makes it sound like a mortal sin - I knew this would happen!," Trump tweeted.

25 May 16:40 Brisbane Times 2314609338291562034.html
Covid-19: Maharashtra says passengers flying into state must go into 14-day home isolation

On Sunday, the Maharashtra government had said that only 25 flights will be allowed to land and take off from the Mumbai airport.

25 May 16:56 Scroll.in 8669301692382116052.html
WHO says it is SUSPENDING its trial of anti-malaria drug hydoxychloroquine in coronavirus patients citing safety concerns - a day after Trump boasts about finishing his prescription

A Friday study revealed higher mortality rates among coronavirus patients who took hydroxychloroquine, which led to the WHO suspending an arm of its trial looking at the drug.

25 May 16:54 Mail Online 124328111207368550.html
ICMR sits on proposal to try Rs 5 arthritis drug in Covid cases

India News: The affordable and time-tested anti-inflammatory arthritis drug has the potential to prevent thousands of deaths due to Covid-19. Indomethacin has bee

25 May 21:33 The Times of India 6060938664185401226.html
EDITORIAL: Reopening country is inevitable for survival

Kenya has to rebuild the economy and institutions ravaged by the pandemic.

25 May 21:59 Daily Nation 7421817125794101834.html
Qld Premier to face frustrated tourism leaders on the Gold Coast

The Premier is expected to meet with tourism leaders and the Mayor on the Gold Coast today amidst heavy criticism the government is not doing enough to get the tourism market kicking again.

25 May 21:33 myGC.com.au 214966660975756225.html
As India resumes domestic operations partially after two months of shutdown, 82 flights cancelled on Day 1

The Centre had only allowed limited flights of about one-third capacity of the summer schedule to operate between metro cities and other destinations.

25 May 05:22 The Statesman 1191309781646573875.html
Universities plan smaller classes and online lectures in return after coronavirus lockdown

Universities are planning to reopen student campuses from next month as they start to adapt to life after the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 05:06 Express & Star 7324224460856005421.html
Could the Black Country become a cycling Yamsterdam?

As cycling becomes more popular amid the pandemic, could the Black Country become a Yamsterdam?

25 May 05:00 Express & Star 7324224459916383909.html
'I don’t regret what I did' - Dominic Cummings defends decision to visit Durham amid UK lockdown

Dominic Cummings has sought to defend his decision to drive to County Durham in the north of England despite the UK's coronavirus lockdown restrictions, saying he believes he behaved “reasonably” and does not regret his actions.

25 May 16:16 Irishexaminer 8196011179033204151.html
Coronavirus: United States bans travel from Brazil

Latin American country has nearly 350,000 Covid-19 cases with 22,000 deaths

25 May 05:32 The Irish Times 8204772967765472933.html
A world redrawn: US coronavirus response fatally ‘chaotic,’ says Noam Chomsky

The United States is on a chaotic path with no federal plan against the coronavirus pandemic as it reduces public health funding and ignores the advances of climate change, according to activist scholar Noam Chomsky, considered the founder of modern linguistics.

25 May 05:18 The Citizen 410802301250254136.html
Japan set to fully lift coronavirus emergency in Tokyo, 4 other prefectures

Japan is expected to end its coronavirus-related state of emergency Monday by easing curbs on economic activity in Tokyo and four other prefectures ahead of schedule, with the spread of infections under control. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to announce the decision at a 6 p.m. Monday news conference.…

25 May 01:33 Japan Today 8582716285594526857.html
Domestic air travel resumes in India after 2 months, 630 flights cancelled

According to aviation industry sources, around 630 domestic flights of Monday were cancelled due to the Centre''s Sunday night announcement that there would be no flights in West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh, and limited operations at major airports such as Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad.

25 May 16:34 Oneindia 2023829371562336404.html
Ideology, strategy key in securing our development - Museveni

The President was yesterday delivering a lecture to senior military officers at the Senior Staff and Command College, Kimaka in Jinja.

25 May 16:47 New Vision 9103146371901628995.html
Karnataka govt allows exemptions for ministers, airlines crew from quarantine norms

Airlines crew who are on official duty and any person holding a negative COVID-19 test certificate would also need not undergo the mandatory seven days institutional quarantine stipulated in the standard operating procedure (SOP) issued on Friday for inter-state passengers coming from states with high number of corona

25 May 16:56 Oneindia 2023829370724484221.html
WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine as Covid-19 treatment over safety concerns

Europe News: The World Health Organization said Monday that it had "temporarily" suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloriquine as a potential treatment for COVID

25 May 16:55 The Times of India 6060938664084417273.html
The anti-establishment figure putting Boris Johnson at risk

Dominic Cummings is a divisive figure whose defiant nature may yet prove to be his downfall.

25 May 05:32 Australian Financial Review 3974284487713985881.html
How HomeServe has had to adapt to ensure it is there for customers

The boss of home repairs firm HomeServe today paid tribute to the efforts of his staff to ensure essential emergency work is carried out in people’s homes.

25 May 05:00 Shropshire Star 3480199991497651687.html
Dominic Cummings in untenable position

If a senior Stormont figure, regardless of party affiliations, was found to have travelled some 260 miles to the other end of Ireland at a stage when their partner had Covid-19 symptoms, in clear contravention of the lockdown rules, a resignation or dismissal would surely have been inevitable.

25 May 01:00 The Irish News 993066778855156.html
TN govt implements strict guidelines for air passengers

As the flight operations resumed in Chennai today after two months, the guidelines issued by the government said all domestic air travellers coming into Tamilnadu should register themselves in TNePass portal and (if asymptomatic) should undergo 14 day home quarantine. Continue Reading →

25 May 05:00 News Today 4115950002822467248.html
COVID-19: Unites States Imposes Travel Restrictions On Brazil, Restricts Entry Of Foreigners From South American Nation

'Today, the President has taken decisive action to protect our country by suspending the entry of aliens who have been in Brazil during the 14-day period before seeking admittance to the United States,' the White House said in a statement

25 May 01:45 Abplive 5873643725054018789.html
France has lowest daily increase in new Covid-19 cases, deaths since lockdown

French authorities reported the smallest daily rise in new coronavirus cases and deaths on Sunday since before a lockdown began on March 17, raising hopes that the worst of the epidemic is over in Fr…

25 May 01:45 France 24 5635134572044827948.html
UK PM Johnson backs key aide over lockdown breach claims

Johnson rejects calls to sack Dominic Cummings after he came under fire for traveling across the country with his wife while she was suffering from symptoms of the disease

25 May 01:52 Rappler 1882105641963265661.html
Confusion, chaos and cancellations at Delhi's IGI airport on day-1 of flight resumption

The airlines did not even inform us about it through text message or call, claimed many passengers who were left stranded at Delhi's IGI airport.

25 May 16:17 India Today 4286117812695813032.html
Lockdown 4.0: Undertaking Domestic Travel to/From Delhi? Follow These SOPs

Lockdown 4.0: The guidelines are for all kinds of travel-air, trains or inter-state buses.

25 May 16:58 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386084594844857.html
Ontario government appoints hospitals to temporarily manage 2 long-term care homes amid outbreaks

The province has appointed two Ontario hospitals to temporarily manage two privately-owned long-term care homes that are currently experiencing severe COVID-19 outbreaks.

25 May 16:57 CP24 1887544295642563233.html
Boris Johnson's top aide stands his ground on lockdown breach

No resignation, no regrets ... Dominic Cummings says it's the media coverage, rather than his actions, that has muddied the government's messaging.

25 May 16:48 Australian Financial Review 3974284486941954304.html
Dominic Cummings believes he behaved 'reasonably' when travelling during UK lockdown

Mr Cummings denied further reports which suggested he took a second trip to the North East on April 14.

25 May 16:50 Irishexaminer 8196011179744751181.html
‘What planet are they on?’ – Press attacks Johnson and Cummings

Criticism has come from some unlikely sections of the national media over the crisis at No 10.

25 May 01:37 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774867614484.html
India sees record 6,977 COVID-19 cases, 154 deaths in last 24 hours; total count crosses 138,000

The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 now stands at 4,021 in the country

25 May 16:04 Gulf News 2086521544414079586.html
Trump marks Memorial Day by defending his weekend of golfing as the US coronavirus death toll creeps toward 100,000

President Donald Trump on Monday lashed out at those who criticized him for playing golf over Memorial Day weekend as the US stood on the brink of 100,000 reported coronavirus deaths.

25 May 16:16 Pulse Live 3606876835175917203.html
Domestic flights resume, passengers complain of flights being cancelled without notice: 10 points

Domestic passenger flights are resuming across airports from today. Most airports are operating 25 flights daily. As passengers queued up outside airports from Sunday night, many complained of flights being cancelled without prior notice.

25 May 04:08 India Today 4286117812609099651.html
WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment over safety concerns

Using the drug on COVID-19 patients could increase their likelihood of dying: WHO

25 May 16:39 Gulf News 2086521545463414998.html
How teenage girl faked own death to avoid financial pressure from mother

A teenage girl, Margaret Ikumu, 19, of Oni community in Oju Local Government Area of Benue, has faked her own death on social media

25 May 04:00 Vanguard News 4125100339756156364.html
‘How my pregnant wife died of neglect at Epe General Hospital’

Life will not remain the same for Mr. Taiwo Ayobami, who lost his wife, Oluremi during childbirth at Epe General Hospital, Lagos State on April 15, 2020 over alleged neglect by health workers. The deceased was a level 9 officer of the Lagos State Ministry of Education, teaching mathematics at Epe Senior Grammar School.

25 May 04:07 The Guardian 7580308505735789379.html
US bans Brazil travel over virus surge as Europe keeps easing

The United States suspended travel from Brazil over an explosion of coronavirus infections in the South American nation, but across the Atlantic, many parts of Europe were set to further ease lockdowns on Monday after slowing their COVID-19 outbreaks.

25 May 16:00 manilastandard.net 4715274784537491078.html
Co Down-born pharmacist who died suddenly from heart condition went 'above and beyond for people'

THE family of a Co Down-born pharmacist who died suddenly from a heart condition just two weeks after he was told he was at the top of the transplant list, have told of their heartbreak.

25 May 01:00 The Irish News 993065547670105.html
Coronavirus in India LIVE: Death toll tops 4,000-mark; case tally crosses 1.38 lakh

All domestic flights are also set to resume in India from today

25 May 01:30 DNA India 7533428661023526014.html
US records 638 new deaths from coronavirus - US & Canada

The US death toll now stands at 97,686, and a total of 1,641,585 cases have been recorded.

25 May 01:59 Israel National News 5374683670737992207.html
WHO’s hydroxychloroquine trial suspended pending safety data

The World Health Organization temporarily halted tests on hydroxychloroquine in its Covid-19 drug trials pending more data because of safety concerns.

25 May 16:35 BNN 3833521689455448047.html
Covid-19: France's health workers to get ‘significant’ pay rises

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said Monday that health workers would soon get hefty pay increases as part of an overhaul of France's hospital system in response to the coronavirus crisis.

25 May 16:26 France 24 5635134571554969038.html
PM Boris Johnson faces flak as aide says ‘no regrets’ on breaching lockdown

Cummings, who has been close to Johnson since the successful Vote leave campaign in the 2016 EU referendum, travelled to Durham in north-east England with his family when the official advice followed by Britons was to ‘stay home’.

25 May 16:50 Hindustan Times 696565558513063158.html
UK PM's top aide Dominic Cummings under fire

Cummings faces increasing pressure to resign for breaching lockdown rules three times

25 May 01:30 Free Press Journal 9080771787264084693.html
Delhi Airport Gears up as Domestic Flights Resume Today; No Quarantine For Asymptomatic Passengers

Long queues of masked people were seen at the airport as they waited to be screened for COVID-19 symptoms. The first arrival at the airport will be from Ahmedabad, Gujarat at 7:45 AM.

25 May 01:43 India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | India.com 7150386084270372097.html
Eight new coronavirus infections in Cyprus

Cyprus announced eight new coronavirus cases on Sunday, mostly from repatriated Cypriots, a day after the island celebrated zero COVID-19 cases for the first

25 May 04:13 Greek City Times 1506177377860802226.html
AP FACT CHECK: Faulty Trump claims on virus drug, vote fraud

WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump doesn’t like the message, he shoots the messenger.

25 May 04:55 680News 8014034334292609562.html
Cancellations spike, bookings drop as states limit air operations

A massive spike in ticket cancellations, along with a drop in bookings, was reported by the aviation industry for Monday’s flights as several states moved to limit air operations.

25 May 01:19 Free Press Journal 9080771788750883539.html
Donald Trump says he has finished taking hydroxychloroquine as coronavirus therapy

Trump has spent weeks pushing the drug as a potential treatment or prophylaxis for COVID-19 against the cautionary advice of many of his administration's top medical professionals.

25 May 04:32 The Economic Times 7653256038356229945.html
Trump doubles up with Maryland, Virginia Memorial Day events

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump booked back-to-back Memorial Day appearances despite the coronavirus pandemic, at Arlington National Cemetery and at a historic fort in Baltimore. Trump recently called Baltimore a “rat and rodent infested mess” and its mayor has suggested Trump stay home.

25 May 04:39 680News 8014034334089662285.html
Coronavirus outbreak: India records biggest surge of COVID-19 cases for fourth day

The Union Health Ministry on Monday said that the number of coronavirus cases has hit a new high in the country as India reported 6,977 new cases in the last 24 hours. The total number of COVID-19 cases in India stands at 1,38,845.

25 May 04:55 Oneindia 2023829371416765943.html
Domestic flight services resume in India after 2 months amid 630 cancellations

India Business News: Domestic passenger flights resumed in India after a gap of two months. The Delhi airport saw its first departure at 4.45 am to Pune while Mumbai airpo

25 May 04:41 The Times of India 6060938664755878540.html
Dominic Cummings admits 'mistake' but says he has 'no regrets' over lockdown trip

Dominic Cummings has confirmed he did not tell the UK prime minister Boris Johnson about his drive to Durham and admitted he made "a mistake".

25 May 16:28 Buzz.ie 7092425147146753505.html
Highest spike of 6,977 COVID-19 cases; India now among top 10 countries as tally reaches 1,38,845

India witnessed the highest ever spike of 6,977 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID-19 to 1,38,845, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

25 May 04:50 Mumbai Mirror 1209961191602551188.html
The Political Fix: What has India’s stringent Covid-19 lockdown actually achieved?

A weekly newsletter on Indian policy and politics from Scroll.in.

25 May 04:08 Scroll.in 8669301692772915912.html
Removing soft toys from classrooms or banning children from touching books when schools reopen is too 'extreme', government expert warns

Professor Robert Dingwall, from Nottingham University, warned the measures were 'extreme' and risked making children 'miserable' when they are finally allowed back into class.

25 May 09:53 Mail Online 124328111606241780.html
Biden makes 1st in-person appearance in more than 2 months

Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Delaware home.

25 May 16:10 WVLT 4089046910442605196.html
WHO stops hydroxychloroquine trials over safety concerns

(UPDATED) WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the decision comes after the publication of a study in the Lancet indicating that using the drug on COVID-19 patients could increase their likelihood of dying

25 May 16:43 Rappler 1882105643041051069.html
Dominic Cummings seeks to defend decision to visit Durham despite lockdown

Mr Cummings denied further reports which suggested he took a second trip to the North East on April 14.

25 May 16:00 Express & Star 7324224459826689731.html
‘What planet are they on?’ – Press attacks Johnson and Cummings

Criticism has come from some unlikely sections of the national media over the crisis at No 10.

25 May 01:37 Express & Star 7324224460332210964.html
‘What planet are they on?’ – Press attacks Johnson and Cummings

Criticism has come from some unlikely sections of the national media over the crisis at No 10.

25 May 01:36 Shropshire Star 3480199992786033428.html
Bolsonaro rallies with supporters amid coronavirus surge, takes off mask

At one point, Brazil's president even hoists a young boy onto his shoulders

25 May 01:38 Rappler 1882105642929027227.html
Firms beg for social distancing guidelines to be eased

The Government is under mounting pressure to relax social distancing guidelines as the retail and hospitality sectors warn of thousands of permanent job losses unless the two-metre rule is changed.

25 May 04:50 Irishexaminer 8196011178983693981.html
More time needed to open up air travel in Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray

Lockdown cannot be lifted abruptly, next 15 days crucial, says CM

25 May 04:27 BusinessLine 5283601697467323.html
Teachers win hearts and minds as returning students show appreciation

Staff at Chatham Primary stepped over chalk scrawled love hearts and rainbows on their way through the school gates on Monday.

25 May 09:30 Brisbane Times 2314609338125972542.html
Going viral: Day 57 of being in a COVID-19 lockdown

This is what life is like in social isolation in Ireland

25 May 04:31 Gulf News 2086521544526390514.html
Domestic flights resume after two months; many say flights cancelled without notice

Domestic passenger flights resumed in India after a gap of two months and the country will see around 600 services on Monday.

25 May 04:57 Oneindia 2023829371428037537.html
Tamil Nadu allows domestic flight operations, issues SOP for airports

Tamil Nadu, late on Sunday, gave nod for domestic flight operations in the State from today.Flights to Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai and Trichy are to operate from today. However, incoming flights to b

25 May 04:13 BusinessLine 5283600485165814.html
Cummings ‘made a mockery’ of police lockdown enforcement

Police and crime commissioner Martin Surl said the adviser’s actions will make it much harder to enforce restrictions.

25 May 09:48 Shropshire Star 3480199991801424120.html
Premier Mark McGowan lifts intrastate travel restrictions in time for public holiday

Premier Mark McGowan has announced that intrastate borders wold be lifted by the end of this week.

25 May 04:47 WAtoday 6806590899502493466.html
Memorial Day weekend draws crowds and triggers warnings | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. >> The Memorial Day weekend marking the unofficial start of summer in the U.S. meant big crowds at beaches and warnings from authorities today about people disregarding the coronavirus social-distancing rules and risking a resurgence of the scourge that has killed nearly 100,000 Americans.

25 May 01:25 Star-Advertiser 3439335388141514944.html
Trudeau to push for 10 days paid sick leave for all Canadians; Tory apologizes for not wearing a mask in Trinity Bellwoods

Follow the latest Toronto news on coronavirus

25 May 09:00 NOW 7434691886997239348.html
Why I claimed I was dead — Teenager declared dead, buried by friends in Lagos

Ikumu, who was handed over to the police by her employer where she serves as a house help, revealed the cause of her action when she was questioned by the police

25 May 04:27 The Eagle Online 1463511649008200101.html
COVID-19: Four Indian returnees from Kuwait to Telangana test positive

163 evacuees from Kuwait had reached Hyderabad by a special Air India flight on May 10

25 May 09:38 Gulf News 2086521544403089357.html
Germany divided over plans to nix rules despite outbreaks

BERLIN — A spat is brewing between Germany’s federal government and state governors over plans by some regional leaders to end pandemic-related restrictions despite fresh clusters of cases across the country.

25 May 09:34 680News 8014034334024394688.html
How Kerala flattened the curve, lowest death rates: Health minister Shailaja explains

Health department constituted 18 expert groups in training health care staff for detailed stock-taking of beds, equipment in each hospital

25 May 09:32 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363302130760.html
'Dominic Cummings spits in the face of all our efforts, the whole NHS': Doctor says he will QUIT if PM's aide does not go as another medic says she wouldn't have 'dreamed of travelling the length of country to sort out some child care'

Dominic Pimenta told Good Morning Britain that he's ready to resign if Cummings stays in his position as the top Government aide after travelling from London to Durham in lockdown.

25 May 09:00 Mail Online 124328111105645503.html
Timeline: How the Dominic Cummings controversy unfolded

Boris Johnson backed his top aide but there has been criticism from Tory MPs, opposition parties, scientists and even bishops.

25 May 09:08 Express & Star 7324224459311377917.html
Cummings ‘made a mockery’ of police lockdown enforcement

Police and crime commissioner Martin Surl said the adviser’s actions will make it much harder to enforce restrictions.

25 May 09:48 Express & Star 7324224459347601656.html
President Trump bans travel from Brazil, new COVID-19 hotspot: White House

The South-American nation has registered more than 22,000 deaths from the virus so far.

25 May 04:01 DNA India 7533428662582921947.html
Nnamdi Azikiwe varsity hospital records first case of COVID-19, says CMD

Authorities of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, have confirmed one case of the coronavirus at the hospital.

25 May 09:49 The Guardian 7580308505340953315.html
Domestic flights resume: Returning to your hometown? Check out guidelines, quarantine rules

Domestic air travel resumes: The ministry said that all passengers are advised to download the corona contact tracing app Aarogya Setu and that all travellers would require to undergo thermal screening. Face masks must also be used during travel

25 May 04:54 Business Today 1145527430683323808.html
Singapore reports lower number of 344 new coronavirus cases

Rest of World News: Out of the new infected cases, 340 are foreign workers residing in dormitories, the health ministry said. The rest four new cases are Singaporeans or

25 May 09:03 The Times of India 6060938663729666001.html
5-year-old flies alone from Delhi to Bengaluru, meets mother after 3 months

As domestic flights resumed across the country after two months because of the coronavirus lockdown, a little boy in Bengaluru airport carrying a 'special category' ticket was among the most loving sights of the day.

25 May 09:10 Oneindia 2023829370897466840.html
Timeline: How the Dominic Cummings controversy unfolded

Boris Johnson backed his top aide but there has been criticism from Tory MPs, opposition parties, scientists and even bishops.

25 May 09:08 Shropshire Star 3480199991765200381.html
Hydroxychloroquine linked to higher risk of death in coronavirus patients — Study

Hydroxychloroquine which  President Donald Trump once touted as  a solution to  coronavirus  is not as effective after all, according to observational study...

25 May 09:05 Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics 2658445900229466567.html
Scientists, JK Rowling pan UK PM for defending aide who broke lockdown rules

As the storm rose across Britain, including in usually Conservative supporting sections and tabloids, PM Boris Johnson insisted on Sunday evening that Cummings had done no wrong, defying many who sought the aide’s resignation.

25 May 09:36 Hindustan Times 696565558779657590.html
‘What planet are they on?’ No respite for Johnson and Cummings

LONDON – Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced mutiny in his party and fury across Britain on Monday for refusing to sack his closest aide Dominic Cummings who is accused of flouting the coronavirus lockdown by driving 250 miles from London.

25 May 09:40 First Post Of India 844080066809928474.html
Denial and selfishness fuel the spread of COVID-19

Deniers are hampering efforts to manage the scourge that could erupt into a second wave

25 May 09:04 Gulf News 2086521543809557736.html
Over 80 flights cancelled in Delhi, passengers slam airlines for no prior intimation

The development comes after few states objected to the Centre’s plan to restart domestic airlines from May 25, following which last-minute changes were amended to the earlier rules on Sunday evening. 

25 May 04:50 India Today 4286117813324244537.html
Boris Johnson faces sustained pressure to sack Dominic Cummings

It comes amid warnings that the Prime Minister’s chief adviser’s actions have ‘undermined’ efforts to fight coronavirus.

25 May 09:04 Express & Star 7324224459931328693.html
India among 10 worst countries in COVID-19 cases, 11 areas account for 70% cases

India overtook Iran to become the 10th biggest hotspot of coronavirus infection worldwide.India recorded nearly 7,000 cases in last 24 hours

25 May 04:33 Livemint 6614605818614335185.html
Nnamdi Azikiwe varsity hospital records first case of COVID-19 — CMD

Authorities of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, have confirmed one case of the Coronavirus at the hospital.

25 May 09:22 Vanguard News 4125100339114973591.html
GOP lawmaker demands Trump STOP promoting Joe Scarborough murder conspiracy theory and warns 'it will destroy us' - as the dead aide's family say they fear retaliation from trolls if they speak up

Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger tweeted President Trump Sunday about the 'completely unfounded conspiracy'. 'Just stop. Stop spreading it, stop creating paranoia. It will destroy us,' he said.

25 May 04:50 Mail Online 124328110675147180.html
'Ever get the feeling you've been cheated?': The British Press is divided over response to Dominic Cummings scandal with Guardian demanding blood while Times suggests aide's actions are 'not a cause for resignation'

Britain's newspapers are showing mixed views in response to Boris Johnson's backings of Dominic Cummings on Sunday night, while some call for the top aide to resign, others only call for a review.

25 May 09:32 Mail Online 124328111149671915.html
US bans Brazil travel over virus surge as Europe keeps easing

The United States suspended travel from Brazil over an explosion of coronavirus infections in the South American nation, but across the Atlantic

25 May 09:54 The Guardian 7580308504425953023.html
Should we really be blaming second home owners during coronavirus crisis?

One of the things that has occurred to me while the country has been dealing with the single largest health crisis for more than a generation is that number of column inches dedicated to the ownership and use of second homes in Suffolk and across the UK seems disproportionate.

25 May 09:37 East Anglian Daily Times 681138150884408101.html
Alpaca-rearing business granted green light for permanent workers’ house

A mobile home in the Green Belt can now be replaced by a permanent house so that a rural worker can stay on site to supervise an alpaca herd.

25 May 09:39 Express & Star 7324224459631101077.html
Did Japan just beat coronavirus without lockdowns or mass testing?

Japan’s state of emergency is set to end with new cases of the coronavirus dwindling to mere dozens. It got there despite largely ignoring the default playbook.

25 May 09:54 Hindustan Times 696565557426195775.html
India among worst-hit nations: health minister says time to forget Tablighi incident

Coronavirus infections are now growing at nearly 7000 per day and deaths by three-digit increases

25 May 09:44 Deccan Chronicle 7881006362828607994.html
Maharashtra COVID-19 Tracker: State records 3041 new cases, state tally of positive cases stand at 50231

On Monday, Maharashtra recorded 3041 fresh COVID-19 cases thus taking the total positive cases to 50231, as per reports by the state Health department.

25 May 09:55 Mumbai Mirror 1209961191748640879.html
The Crisis at My Husband’s Nursing Home

The loss of 98 lives there is nothing short of a tragedy.

25 May 09:00 NY Times 1961078288168299674.html
Business Cheers Plans to Reopen South Africa’s Economy

South African business leaders lauded the government’s plan to substantially ease a nationwide lockdown that’s crippled the economy, even as the number of the coronavirus cases grows exponentially.

25 May 10:34 Bloomberg.com 4032480121173707478.html
Biden Lays Memorial Wreath in First Public Event Since Virus

Joe Biden emerged Monday from his stay-at-home lockdown after more than 10 weeks to mark Memorial Day with a tribute to veterans.

25 May 15:59 Bloomberg.com 4032480122572322237.html
The Pandemic Is Exposing the Limits of Science

The financial crisis tarnished the field of economics. Will the coronavirus do the same for medicine?

25 May 05:00 Bloomberg.com 4032480120843538681.html
Trump Visits Baltimore, Dismissing Mayor’s Concerns About Virus

President Donald Trump paid a controversial visit to Baltimore for a Memorial Day celebration on Monday, dismissing the mayor’s warnings to stay away from the city as it grapples with the pandemic.

25 May 16:38 Bloomberg.com 4032480122151906205.html
India’s Maharashtra to Start Domestic Flights With Fewer Planes

India’s Maharashtra, home to the nation’s financial hub Mumbai, will resume commercial flights on Monday with reduced domestic services as the state struggles to contain coronavirus infection cases.

25 May 04:06 Bloomberg.com 4032480122549555251.html
Trump Rules Out Moving Republican Convention To His Golf Resort, After Threatening Move From North Carolina

The president wants to see “thousands of enthusiastic Republicans” in Charlotte, North Carolina at the end of August.

25 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532105511248.html
Trump Threatens To Move Republican Convention If North Carolina Doesn’t Reopen

The president wants to see “thousands of enthusiastic Republicans” in Charlotte, North Carolina at the end of August.

25 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532221157417.html
Following Pressure From Trump And Pastors, California Allows Places Of Worship To Reopen With Restrictions

They will have to cap attendance at 25% and take other measures to mitigate the spread of coronavirus.

25 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531242835556.html
What A Trans-Tasman ‘Bubble’ Could Look Like For Australia And New Zealand

As New Zealand continues its efforts to eradicate Covid-19 and move closer to alert level 1, Australia and other Pacific island nations are being considered for a Trans-Tasman travel "bubble." Here's what that might look like.

25 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587532088433749.html
Thousands Of Americans Flagrantly Violated CDC Social Distancing Guidelines This Memorial Day Weekend. Here Are The Worst Offenders

Memorial Day weekend 2020 offered millions of Americans their first taste of freedom and the chance to go to the beach in months. Tens of thousands of people put them—and the rest of summer—at risk by flaunting the rules

25 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531724025751.html
For The First Time, No Deaths Registered In The Most Hit Region By Coronavirus In Italy

Yesterday for the first time Lombardy, the most hit region in Italy by coronavirus, has registered zero deaths. But experts say that the data will need to be better analyzed, before it can be considered final.

25 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531757736514.html
Trump’s And Biden’s Memorial Day Events Highlight Starkly Different Campaign Tones

The president’s raucous Baltimore visit coincided with the former vice president’s somber wreath laying.

25 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531217705157.html
WHO Pauses Hydroxychloroquine Study Amid Concerns Over Drug’s Safety

The decision comes after a paper published in The Lancet found using the drug to treat coronavirus led to higher rates of death and heart issues.

25 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530455137426.html
Joe Biden Appears In Public For 1st Time In Two Months–Wearing A Face Mask

This is the first time the former vice president has appeared in public since mid-March.

25 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530828013326.html
Business Leaders Need To Show The Way To A Post-Virus World

With politicians generally floundering in their attempts to reveal a route out of lockdown, executives have an opportunity to give a lead.

25 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587530414820460.html
Blowing Off Dr. Birx — Why Is America Ignoring Its Top Woman Physician?

Beyond politics, there is a troubling reason why Americans are ignoring Dr. Birx. Could it also be that she is a woman?

25 May 00:00 Forbes 6028587531375141885.html
Coronavirus Australia latest: at a glance

A summary of the major developments in the coronavirus outbreak across Australia

25 May 08:58 the Guardian 1491978794543261174.html
Boris Johnson faces renewed Tory pressure to sack Dominic Cummings

PM’s chief aide to give statement and take questions after outpouring of anger

25 May 13:36 the Guardian 1491978795839450101.html
India resumes domestic flights amid confusion over Covid-19 rules

Individual states apply varying coronavirus restrictions – from 14-day quarantine to case-by-case assessment of symptoms

25 May 07:02 the Guardian 1491978795787419225.html
Americans defy Covid-19 social distancing rules to celebrate Memorial Day holiday

Hundreds gather at pool party at Lake of the Ozarks and at Daytona Beach in Florida, defying safety restrictions

25 May 12:00 the Guardian 1491978794368328610.html
'Beyond an insult': fury of those who stuck to lockdown rules

Dominic Cummings’ actions outrage people who made sacrifices to stick to guidelines

25 May 18:23 the Guardian 1491978795340314409.html
Dominic Cummings tries to explain when and why of lockdown trip

Key exchanges from press conference given by Boris Johnson’s chief aide

25 May 18:55 the Guardian 1491978796358618796.html
WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trial for coronavirus amid safety fears

Malaria drug taken by Trump could raise risk of death and heart problems, study shows

25 May 17:30 the Guardian 1491978796294464719.html
Trump threatens to move Republican convention if North Carolina won't allow packed arena

President targets Democratic governor days after state’s highest daily increase in coronavirus cases

25 May 15:47 the Guardian 1491978795526407925.html
Trump spends Memorial Day weekend golfing and insulting female politicians

President tweets and retweets personal attacks against Pelosi and Abrams as US approaches 100,000 coronavirus deaths

25 May 17:00 the Guardian 1491978796290917600.html
'Feels good to be out of my house': Biden lays Memorial Day wreath in Delaware

Wearing face mask, former vice-president takes break from two months of isolation

25 May 17:36 the Guardian 1491978795465627221.html
Large crowds gather for Memorial Day as US braces to surpass 100,000 deaths

People packed bars and restaurants in Missouri and beaches in Georgia and Florida, while other places remained closed or followed social distancing rules

25 May 17:46 the Guardian 1491978795286602035.html
The lockdown breach questions Dominic Cummings has yet to clarify

Boris Johnson’s aide failed to draw a line under affair that has caused fury across the UK

25 May 19:32 the Guardian 1491978794446092183.html
Outdoor markets and car showrooms can open next week in England

Boris Johnson announces other non-essential retail premises can reopen in three weeks

25 May 19:11 the Guardian 1491978794365371437.html
Fury and frustration among Tory MPs as Cummings fights on

Backbenchers speak out over damage done to party and to viability of lockdown rules

25 May 19:14 the Guardian 1491978795604680577.html
Dominic Cummings has shown it's one rule for the establishment, another for everyone else

When millions of people are making unprecedented sacrifices, the least we expect is for those in power to do the same, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones

25 May 19:30 the Guardian 1491978795909458392.html
'Busy as Notting Hill carnival': Botany Bay residents bemoan packed Kent cove

Large groups of day-trippers ignore social distancing on hot bank holiday weekend

25 May 16:57 the Guardian 1491978795226951072.html
Belgium will not return to tough lockdown: minister

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium will not return to the strict measures imposed for nearly two months to combat the coronavirus outbreak even if there is a second wave of COVID-19 cases, the country’s interior minister has said.

25 May 08:38 Reuters 8334514181153451281.html
Bars, gyms reopen as Iceland exits emergency coronavirus alert

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Iceland eased its national alert against the coronavirus on Monday, allowing for public gatherings of up to 200 people and night clubs and gyms to reopen as the country nears complete recovery from the outbreak.

25 May 13:25 Reuters 8334514181090443562.html
U.S. limits travel from Brazil amid worsening coronavirus outbreak

WASHINGTON/BRASILIA (Reuters) - The White House on Sunday said it was restricting travel from Brazil to the United States, two days after the South American nation became the world’s No. 2 hotspot for coronavirus cases.

25 May 02:57 Reuters 8334514180490592417.html
India among 10 worst-hit COVID-19 nations as cases jump; air travel reopens

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India on Monday posted its biggest single-day jump in cases of COVID-19, overtaking Iran to become one of the 10 worst-hit nations, even as the government allowed domestic air travel to restart.

25 May 07:36 Reuters 8334514179756187133.html
White House brings forward Brazil travel restrictions by two days

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Monday brought forward by two days restrictions on travel to the United States from Brazil that were announced after the Latin American country became the world’s No. 2 coronavirus hotspot.

25 May 22:53 Reuters 8334514181271804297.html
Hospital in English tourist town stops taking patients due to COVID spike

LONDON (Reuters) - A hospital in southwest England has temporarily stopped admitting new patients, including to its emergency department, because of a high number of coronavirus cases, it said on Monday.

25 May 10:34 Reuters 8334514180556753350.html
WHO warns of 'second peak' in areas where COVID-19 declining

GENEVA (Reuters) - Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an “immediate second peak” if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbreak, the World Health Organization said on Monday.

25 May 18:18 Reuters 8334514180128713514.html
Greece reopens cafes, restaurants as summer season nears

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece allowed cafes and restaurants to reopen on Monday as part of a gradual lifting of its coronavirus restrictions to reboot its tourism-dependent economy and help draw in foreign visitors ahead of the summer season.

25 May 18:58 Reuters 8334514181626395741.html
Spain revises coronavirus death toll down by nearly 2,000

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s health ministry revised the country’s coronavirus death toll down by nearly 2,000 to 26,834 on Monday after checking data provided by regions.

25 May 18:43 Reuters 8334514181318114262.html
Smiling Czechs ditch masks and return to restaurants and schools

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Smiles were visible again as Czechs ventured out without masks on Monday and returned to restaurants and schools after some of their country’s last coronavirus restrictions were lifted.

25 May 14:03 Reuters 8334514181771111879.html
German government, regions tussle over reopening from lockdowns

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s central and regional governments sparred on Monday over when and how far to ease social-distancing rules, with allies of Chancellor Angela Merkel warning that scrapping them risks a new wave of coronavirus infections.

25 May 14:21 Reuters 8334514180668469805.html
Italy coalition squabbles over recruiting volunteers to enforce distancing

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s coalition partners quarrelled on Monday over a proposal to recruit volunteers to enforce social distancing rules as the country gradually rolls back its coronavirus-related restrictions.

25 May 17:40 Reuters 8334514180040422465.html
With suitcase and bikini emojis, Spain urges tourists back from July

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain revised down its coronavirus death toll on Monday and urged foreign holidaymakers to return from July as it eases one of Europe’s strictest lockdowns, though tourism businesses were sceptical about salvaging the summer season.

25 May 19:01 Reuters 8334514181411829681.html
WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization has suspended testing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday.

25 May 23:53 Reuters 8334514179990452871.html
Out of the house: Democrat Biden makes first public appearance in weeks

NEW CASTLE, Delaware (Reuters) - Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday made his first public appearance outside his Delaware home since quarantining himself due to the coronavirus pandemic 10 weeks ago, visiting a nearby veterans memorial to mark the U.S. Memorial Day holiday.

25 May 19:55 Reuters 8334514181521918079.html
Trump threatens to move Republican convention over COVID-19 restrictions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday that he may move the Republican National Convention set for August from North Carolina if the event faces state social distancing restrictions due to the coronavirus.

25 May 19:19 Reuters 8334514179927722962.html
None of my staff has undermined coronavirus messaging: UK PM Johnson

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he believed that none of his staff had undermined the public health message for how people can help tackle the coronavirus outbreak, adding he regretted the anger over his senior adviser’s movements.

25 May 19:04 Reuters 8334514180122931672.html
Americans spend holiday at beaches and parks as virus death toll nears 100,000

(Reuters) - Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, even as the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 fast approaches 100,000.

25 May 05:21 Reuters 8334514181295248067.html
Americans make low-key Memorial Day tributes, coronavirus overshadowing events

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans paid a low-key tribute to those who died serving in the U.S. Armed Forces on Monday, with many Memorial Day events canceled because of the coronavirus epidemic that has killed nearly 100,000 people in the United States alone.

25 May 21:08 Reuters 8334514180428866510.html
Italy reports 92 coronavirus deaths on Monday, just 300 new infections

ROME (Reuters) - Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy climbed by 92 on Monday, against 50 the day before, the Civil Protection Agency said, while the daily tally of new cases dropped to just 300 from 531 on Sunday.

25 May 16:03 Reuters 8334514181566789401.html
Out of the house: Democrat Biden makes first campaign stop in weeks

NEW CASTLE, Delaware (Reuters) - Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday made his first campaign trip outside his Delaware home since quarantining himself due to the coronavirus pandemic 10 weeks ago, visiting a nearby veteran’s memorial to mark the U.S. Memorial Day holiday.

25 May 16:53 Reuters 8334514181723547382.html
Japan lifts Tokyo's state of emergency, eyes fresh stimulus

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency for Tokyo and four remaining areas on Monday after the number of infections fell across the country, but warned that it could be reimposed if the virus started spreading again.

25 May 16:21 Reuters 8334514181342776699.html
Australia PM pushes jobs, Victoria to resume tourism as virus eases

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia’s prime minister stressed the need to create jobs as a way to minimise government welfare spending, while the country’s second-most populous state Victoria set out measures to resume tourism to regions ravaged by bushfires and virus-linked curbs.

25 May 04:01 Reuters 8334514181591821979.html
Australia's most populous state urges parents to work from home as schools reopen

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s most populous state on Monday urged locals to continue working from home despite schools reopening as the number of coronavirus cases slows.

25 May 09:24 Reuters 8334514181640000087.html
Kevin Maguire: Liar Johnson is shameless over Cummings but public mood has changed

The Tory elite's grotesque Them versus US mentality comes from a leader whose jaundiced judgement is warping politics. But jolly Johnson cannot shamelessly twist his way out of this one

25 May 20:42 mirror 675785260850909952.html
Grieving man who couldn't hold dying wife's hand calls on Boris Johnson to resign

EXCLUSIVE: John Wilson, 70, was forced to stay at home while Pauline, his wife of 48 years, died in hospital after contracting Covid-19. He says the Prime Minister must now quit

25 May 20:52 mirror 675785260211856532.html
Warning 14,000 Brits fined over lockdown could fight charges after Cummings row

More than 14,000 people in England and Wales were given fixed penalty notices under the coronavirus lockdown's emergency laws, but Boris Johnson's backing of Dominic Cummings could see many challenge their fines

25 May 13:34 mirror 675785259842941679.html
Hundreds of people queue for hours to buy Tango Ice Blast drinks during lockdown

Witnesses said people were waiting for two hours and cars queued around Cibyn Industrial Estate in Caernarfon , North Wales, as they waited to buy a drink from the Tango Ice Blast van

25 May 13:00 mirror 675785260917559900.html
TripAdvisor flooded with fake Barnard Castle reviews after Dominic Cummings 'visit'

An ex-teacher's bombshell claim of having spotted Dominic Cummings allegedly breaking lockdown rules to visit Barnard Castle, in Country Durham, has led to a flurry of fake reviews online

25 May 12:00 mirror 675785260713712694.html
TripAdvisor flooded with fake Barnard Castle reviews after Dominic Cummings 'visit'

An ex-teacher's bombshell claim of having spotted Dominic Cummings allegedly breaking lockdown rules to visit Barnard Castle, in Country Durham, has led to a flurry of fake reviews online

25 May 12:00 mirror 675785259797582719.html
Has Dominic Cummings' car been 'egged'? Yellow stain seen on vehicle in Downing Street

Boris Johnson's top aide has been heckled by neighbours in the street as outrage builds over Dominic Cummings' lockdown breaches

25 May 12:17 mirror 675785261883529058.html
Boris Johnson 'regrets confusion' about Dominic Cummings' trip but says 'I had a lot on'

The under-fire Prime Minister told today's Downing Street briefing when asked about the Dominic Cummings controversy: "Yes, of course I do regret the confusion and the anger and the pain that people feel"

25 May 18:31 mirror 675785261570392598.html
Government advisor warns 'people will die' after PM 'trashes' lockdown to save Cummings

Professor Stephen Reicher, a member of the SAGE group SPI-B, told the Mirror mixed messaging will mean fewer follow the rules adding: "If adherence falls, the infection will rise and people will die"

25 May 10:09 mirror 675785260292620950.html
BREAKING Durham Police formally asked to investigate whether Dominic Cummings broke the law

Officers have been asked by the region's Police Commissioner to look into new allegations about the PM's top aide - including a sighting of him at Barnard Castle, 30 miles from where he was staying

25 May 10:22 mirror 675785261612759803.html
Boris Johnson confirms reopening of shops from June 1 as coronavirus lockdown eased

The Prime Minister has said outdoor markets and car showrooms can reopen next week - with other shops to follow two weeks later as lockdown restrictions are eased

25 May 18:06 mirror 675785261854058618.html
Who is Dominic Cummings? Profile of PM's aide as he makes coronavirus statement

From Education to the Vote Leave campaign to 10 Downing Street, Dominic Cummings has spent more than a decade leaving a trail of controversy where he goes

25 May 14:27 mirror 675785260342188677.html
Mum's fury at Dominic Cummings after daughter had to give cancer news on FaceTime

Christina, from Pontefract, West Yorkshire, says her daughter chose not to deliver the devastating cancer diagnosis in person due to the Government's coronavirus plea for Britons to avoid contact with others

25 May 14:04 mirror 675785261461657425.html
13 eyebrow-raising moments from Dominic Cummings' coronavirus press conference

In an hour-long press conference, the PM's top aide offered no apology, no regrets and no resignation for making a 500-mile round trip in lockdown. Here are the 13 most surprising ways he tried to justify his actions

25 May 18:23 mirror 675785260663693625.html
NHS doctor vows to resign if Dominic Cummings isn't sacked after breaking lockdown rules

Dr Dominic Pimenta appeared on Good Morning Britain today and insisted that 'we all have to draw a line in the sand somewhere'

25 May 06:56 mirror 675785260057297406.html
GMB's Charlotte Hawkins and Ben Shephard slam Dominic Cummings over breaking lockdown rules

The Good Morning Btitain presenters also warned that they had received many emails from viewers insisting that lockdown was 'over'

25 May 06:34 mirror 675785260985975045.html
Man who couldn't hold wife's hand when she died of coronavirus shares Cummings 'rage'

John Wilson, from Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, says the UK's coronavirus lockdown prevented him from seeing his wife Pauline in hospital for two weeks before she died

25 May 11:57 mirror 675785260857534880.html
'Dominic Cummings should be ashamed - I missed my brother's funeral in lockdown'

Diane Nowell, who couldn't visit or comfort her heartbroken parents due to the Government's rules, says the "Dominic Cummingses" of the world "can flout the rules because they make the rules"

25 May 11:06 mirror 675785260255376508.html
BREAKING Dominic Cummings to make public statement today over coronavirus lockdown trip

The top aide is set to give an unprecedented statement this afternoon and could take questions from the press after he was personally defended by PM Boris Johnson

25 May 11:49 mirror 675785261465199745.html
Dominic Cummings admits driving 30 miles after suspected coronavirus - to 'check his eyesight'

The unprecedented statement in Downing Street's Rose Garden came as the top aide offered no apology for his 260-mile drive to Durham - and revealed he went back into No10 hours after contact with his sick wife

25 May 15:56 mirror 675785259930159810.html
Dominic Cummings says 'I do not regret what I did' and refuses to apologise

The Prime Minister's key aide has said he believes he acted "reasonably" by making a 260-mile trip to Durham during the coronavirus lockdown - and said he has not considered resigning

25 May 15:54 mirror 675785260002345199.html
Durham Police now say Dominic Cummings' family given 'no specific advice' about lockdown

The force has issued a fresh statement as calls for the Downing Street aide to be sacked mount following Boris Johnson's defence of Cummings yesterday

25 May 15:31 mirror 675785261168709332.html
Dominic Cummings sparks fury as viewers say they'll 'save a fortune' on new eye test

Dominic Cummings said he took a 30 minute drive to the beauty spot of Barnard Castle to 'test his eyesight' over concerns it had been affected by a suspected case of coronavirus

25 May 17:21 mirror 675785261498511952.html
Boris Johnson says bad eyesight may be coronavirus symptom in bid to defend Cummings

The Prime Minister spontaneously declared a new symptom at the Downing Street press conference, in order to support his top aide's decision to go for a 30-mile drive to a beauty spot to test his eyesight

25 May 19:18 mirror 675785261357362546.html
Bishops slam Boris Johnson for treating public 'as mugs' over Dominic Cummings

A number of senior Church of England members have spoken out against Boris Johnson, who defended his senior aide Dominic Cummings this evening after it was revealed he broke lockdown rules

25 May 00:17 mirror 675785260410965732.html
MP blasts Dominic Cummings after she couldn't see partner when he had a heart attack

Shadow international development minister and Cardiff North MP Anna McMorrin revealed she couldn't see partner and Blaenau Gwent AM Alun Davies for four days as he fought for his life

25 May 00:51 mirror 675785259891331293.html
Tony Bellew is branded 'Tory Bellew' after backing Boris aide Dominic Cummings

Dominic Cummings has incurred the wrath of the British public after he broke lockdown but former light heavyweight champion Tony Bellew has no issue with his decision

25 May 00:55 mirror 675785260607002919.html
Voice of the Mirror: Sorry hardest word for Cummings whose self-pity will con nobody

Dominic Cummings' pathetic, self-pitying display today is a prime example of a Tory elite acting as if the rules do not apply to them, and no-one will buy it

25 May 21:10 mirror 675785261735756857.html
Nine killer questions Dominic Cummings still has to answer after press conference

In a rare press conference from Downing Street, Dominic Cummings explained why he travelled 260 miles to his family home in Durham during the lockdown, but it raised yet more questions

25 May 21:43 mirror 675785261107501848.html
Brian Reade: Cummings' gag about testing his eyes was a true Bank Holiday comedy

Thanks to Downing Street for putting on Carry On Bullsh*tting featuring Dominic Cummings, reminding me of the comedy films I used to watch on Bank Holidays when I was growing up

25 May 21:13 mirror 675785261057325926.html
Corrie's Simon Gregson branded 'thick as Steve McDonald' for defending Dominic Cummings

Coronation Street actor Simon Gregson is facing a vicious backlash after he posted a tweet defending embattled Downing Street aide Dominic Cummings for breaking lockdown rules

25 May 21:42 mirror 675785259903258917.html
Dominic Cummings admits he went back into No10 hours after seeing his sick wife

The Prime Minister's top advisor went back into the heart of government, in person - despite advice for households of suspected patients to isolate for 14 days. The next morning, he fell ill with suspected coronavirus himself

25 May 16:33 mirror 675785261062265680.html
Boris Johnson goes for run with dog as backlash over Dominic Cummings row deepens

The Prime Minister has been spotted out jogging with his pet, Dilyn, around Lambeth Palace, London, after being criticised for backing his lockdown-breaching top aide

25 May 09:33 mirror 675785261023603016.html
Mum whose son died in lockdown blasts PM's defence of Cummings as 'offensive'

Louise Bennett, whose son Fred, 14, caught coronavirus during treatment for leukaemia, says Dominic Cummings' reasons for travelling from London to Durham "were not extraordinary circumstances" and his excuse "does not cut it"

25 May 09:21 mirror 675785260781660258.html
Hospital forced to close A&E 'due to high number of patients with coronavirus'

The temporary stop at the A&E unit at Weston General Hospital in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, is being done as 'a precautionary measure' to 'maintain the safety of staff and patients'

25 May 09:16 mirror 675785261083981322.html
Coronavirus: Weston General Hospital halts admissions

Weston General Hospital has a high number of Covid-19 cases and has temporarily stopped accepting new patients.

25 May 13:19 BBC News 3883826127797157061.html
Dominic Cummings row: The families who stayed away in lockdown

Members of the public have expressed anger after the PM's chief adviser travelled to Durham in lockdown.

25 May 13:22 BBC News 3883826127421067432.html
'Virus could be here for year' so schools must open, says education secretary

But education secretary admits parents will be nervous about safety of children returning to school.

25 May 11:23 BBC News 3883826127088981681.html
California Reopens In-Store Retail Shopping as COVID-19 Restrictions Loosen

Individual counties' public health departments have the final say on whether the change can be implemented in their areas.

25 May 22:00 The Hollywood Reporter 121801343239222822.html
California reopens churches 3 days after Trump threatened to 'override' states

The governor gave California churches the green light to reopen, three days after the president threatened to "override" states that continued to block in-person religious services due to the pandemic.

25 May 20:51 POLITICO 3493784591618817988.html
English hospital shuts its doors as coronavirus cases surge

Boris Johnson’s government expected to announce further loosening of lockdown curbs

25 May 14:20 Ft 707176889985592173.html
Dominic Cummings to make public statement amid lockdown furore

Dominic Cummings is expected to make a public statement later amid growing calls for the prime minister’s most senior adviser to resign for travelling during lockdown. Boris Johnson is also facing

25 May 12:20 The Independent 2511519170546579199.html
This Morning: Ruth Langsford confronted supermarket shopper who broke lockdown guidance

Ruth Langsford confronted a fellow shopper in a supermarket after they failed to social distance properly.  Appearing on This Morning with her husband Eamonn Holmes, Langsford described how a man

25 May 12:06 The Independent 2511519170776518467.html
Gary Neville mocks Dominic Cummings over ‘uncomfortable’ lockdown statement

Former England and Manchester United defender Gary Neville has mocked Dominic Cummings for his performance during a press conference. Prime minister Boris Johnson’s special advisor has been accused

25 May 16:28 The Independent 2511519172045690661.html
Trump restricts travel from Brazil as its number of coronavirus cases spike

President Donald Trump's order, set to take effect Tuesday applies to noncitizens who were in Brazil within 14 days of trying to enter the US.

25 May 22:30 Business Insider 6060062400248780951.html
Joe Biden made his first appearance outside of his home in two months to honor Memorial Day at a veterans park in Delaware

Biden and his wife, Jill, wore black face masks in their first public appearance during the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 18:31 Business Insider 6060062400157786952.html
Boris Johnson's decision to back his own top aide who broke lockdown rules means 'more people will die' from the coronavirus, according to one of his own scientific advisers

Professor Stephen Reicher said Boris Johnson had "trashed" his own government's advice on the nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

25 May 11:46 Business Insider 6060062401365213827.html
WHO announces it will temporarily suspend hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 treatment

The study's steering committee met over the weekend, agreeing to suspend enrollment while gathering data about the safety and efficacy of the drug.

25 May 17:21 Business Insider 6060062399835074269.html
Trump marks Memorial Day by defending his weekend of golfing as the US coronavirus death toll creeps toward 100,000

Trump frequently criticized Obama for golfing while he was in the White House, but has not held himself to the same standard as president.

25 May 16:12 Business Insider 6060062400526929602.html
101-year-old WWII vet, daughter beat coronavirus together at Maryland nursing home

A 101-year-old World War II veteran and his 73-year-old daughter — who live at the same Maryland nursing home — were able to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend together after both beating the

25 May 02:44 New York Post 7654946767648845261.html
No way to control crowding at parties in Lake of Ozarks: mayor

Mobs of partiers who flocked to poolside bars at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri over Memorial Day weekend can’t be controlled — despite social distancing guidelines, a local mayor

25 May 13:38 New York Post 7654946768950852410.html
President Trump says he is no longer on hydroxychloroquine

President Trump said that he is no longer on hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malarial drug he has been taking for several weeks as a treatment to ward off the coronavirus. “Finished, just finished,”

25 May 06:34 New York Post 7654946769049400041.html
Japan lifts coronavirus state of emergency in all remaining areas

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and four other remaining areas on Monday, ending the restrictions nationwide as businesses begin to

25 May 15:55 New York Post 7654946769309423181.html
Trump lays wreath at Arlington Cemetery in Memorial Day ceremony

President Trump on Monday presented a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to commemorate Memorial Day. Trump crossed the Potomac River by motorcade to lead the solemn morning ceremony at

25 May 15:55 New York Post 7654946769222946520.html
Trump praises America’s ‘towering spirit’ in Memorial Day speech

President Trump likened the coronavirus pandemic to war during a Memorial Day visit to Fort McHenry in Maryland, saying the “towering spirit” that spurred American resistance to a British

25 May 17:23 New York Post 7654946768339632538.html
Embattled Michigan governor in hot water over hubby’s boat request

The governor of Michigan — whose strict coronavirus lockdown policies have caused infamous revolts in the state — is taking heat after her husband appeared to have flouted some of her own

25 May 23:25 New York Post 7654946767451292304.html
Sparse crowds on Memorial Day as NYC-area beaches reopen for weekend

Memorial Day was a washout for Big Apple beaches — and it didn’t even rain. The typical massive crowds that flock to local shores never materialized over the holiday weekend, as beaches

25 May 19:18 New York Post 7654946768712212615.html
Trump wants Republican National Convention to stay in North Carolina

President Trump said Monday that he’d like the Republican National Convention to remain in North Carolina — despite noting headwinds from Democrats who lead state and local governments — and

25 May 19:35 New York Post 7654946768781079584.html
Memorial Day even more heart-wrenching for veterans’ kin due to coronavirus

Memorial Day has become even more heart-wrenching amid the coronavirus. With much of the nation on lockdown, grieving kin of late military veterans have been left to honor their relatives without

25 May 00:20 New York Post 7654946769387527567.html
Today’s coronavirus update: A masked Memorial Day; WHO pauses hydroxy trials

Americans commemorated a socially-distant Memorial Day on Monday due to the coronavirus pandemic. With much of the nation on lockdown, grieving kin of late military veterans — including some who

25 May 21:44 New York Post 7654946767655827869.html
Boris Johnson defends UK adviser accused of violating quarantine while showing coronavirus symptoms

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson defended his chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, who said in a statement Monday that he did not regret driving 260 miles from London during the country’s coronavirus lockdown.

25 May 20:18 Fox News 7362823821488663015.html
Mike Pence touts 'real progress' as coronavirus deaths continue to fall across country

Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday that since the American people heeded government official orders to social distance, there has been a decline in hospitalizations, new cases across the country, and fatalities.

25 May 13:34 Fox News 7362823820776253145.html
Steve Hilton: There won't be a coronavirus recovery unless we reopen schools now

If children can't go to school, parents can't go to work.

25 May 12:41 Fox News 7362823820431494693.html
Trump slams Biden ad critical of golf outing

President Trump late Sunday lashed out at Joe Biden after the likely Democrat nominee criticized his golf outing earlier in the day as the country approaches 100,000 coronavirus deaths.

25 May 07:24 Fox News 7362823819897668519.html
Trump threatens to find new GOP convention site if North Carolina governor won't allow full attendance

President Trump warned Monday that planners would be "reluctantly forced" to find a new site for the Republican National Convention if North Carolina's governor can't guarantee the party will be allowed "full attendance" at the event currently planned in the state's largest city. 

25 May 12:31 Fox News 7362823820917473480.html
Pennsylvania diner hit with suspension order after reopening: The curve is flattened, Gov. Wolf has 'gone too far'

The owners of a York, Pennsylvania diner that reopened in defiance of state coronavirus shutdown orders called out Democrats Monday for going "too far" after the state temporarily revoked their license to operate. 

25 May 10:44 Fox News 7362823819744874336.html
Trump visits Arlington cemetery, Fort McHenry for Memorial Day as Baltimore mayor criticizes trip

President Trump was marking Memorial Day with appearances at Arlington National Cemetery and Baltimore’s historic Fort McHenry, honoring fallen military members while also sending a clear signal to the country that his agenda will be business-as-almost-usual amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

25 May 11:38 Fox News 7362823821298933869.html
GOP candidate Parnell blasts Pa. governor's 'absolutely absurd' benchmark for full reopening

Pennsylvania Republican candidate Sean Parnell called out Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf Monday on "Fox & Friends," arguing it is "absurd" to believe the state cannot reopen fully until a "foolproof" coronavirus vaccine is available to the public. 

25 May 11:41 Fox News 7362823819742911984.html
WHO temporarily halts hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine trials for coronavirus treatment pending safety review

The World Health Organization said it will temporarily halt global trials of hydroxychloroquine – the malaria drug President Trump said he is taking to prevent coronavirus infection – and chloroquine after a study showed that hospitalized coronavirus patients taking the drugs have a higher mortality rate.

25 May 17:34 Fox News 7362823819587786311.html
Trump denies interest in moving Republican National Convention to Doral property

President Trump on Monday denied any suggestion that he might want to hold this summer’s Republican National Convention at his resort in Doral, Fla., following his threat to move the convention from North Carolina if that state’s governor can’t guarantee the party will be allowed “full attendance” at the event.

25 May 19:00 Fox News 7362823819968781174.html
California announces churches, houses of worship can reopen under certain guidelines amid coronavirus outbreak

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday released guidelines for reopening houses of worship amid the coronavirus pandemic, after President Trump deemed them “essential” last week. 

25 May 19:43 Fox News 7362823821441759084.html
Memorial Day beach crowds lead to mixed messages from officials on coronavirus

Governors and other elected officials are sending out mixed messages this holiday weekend as vacationers descended on beaches in droves despite the country still grappling with the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 19:40 Fox News 7362823821285664243.html
Biden attends Memorial Day ceremony, first time leaving home in two months

Leaving his home in Wilmington, Delaware for his first public trip anywhere since the coronavirus pandemic shuttered much of the country two months ago, former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill made an unannounced visit on Monday to attend a Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony.

25 May 16:37 Fox News 7362823821373830265.html
WWII veteran beats COVID-19, honored on 100th birthday

An Army Air Corps veteran who survived WWII has now beaten the coronavirus after being "in the fight of his life," according to a report on Friday. 

25 May 04:31 Fox News 7362823821501257398.html
Pandemic Dining: Temperature Checks, Time Limits, and Dividers

The experience of eating out in Hong Kong illustrates what it’s like to visit a restaurant right now.

25 May 10:00 The Atlantic 100708436378053154.html
Ben Shephard and Charlotte Hawkins fume at Dominic Cummings

They addressed the scandal on today's show.

25 May 08:49 Metro 970161748403073514.html
JK Rowling pledges to pay salary of rogue civil servant for viral tweet

Harry Potter author Rowling was impressed.

25 May 13:04 Metro 970161747538875946.html
Beaches packed on sunny Bank Holiday Monday

Large crowds of people have gathered again on beaches up and down the UK.

25 May 13:45 Metro 970161747081955074.html
Boris Johnson says coronavirus has affected his eyesight

Changes to eyesight are not listed as an official symptom of coronavirus by the NHS.

25 May 22:07 Metro 970161747487492877.html
Coronavirus news live - UK death toll at 36,793 and Johnson defends Cummings

Here, we bring you the live updates on the latest news, developments and guidance on the Covid-19 pandemic.

25 May 07:24 Metro 970161747668173544.html
Frontline doctor vows to resign if Dominic Cummings doesn’t go first

Dr Dominic Pimenta said the Prime Minister's chief adviser ‘spits in the face of all our efforts’.

25 May 07:50 Metro 970161748696224934.html
'Dominic Cummings' leaves review on Barnard Castle Tripadvisor

As the Government desperately struggles to contain a scandal at the heart of Downing Street, you can always count on the British public to take the mick.

25 May 12:59 Metro 970161747942072770.html
Hospital closes A&E and stops accepting patients after new virus outbreak

Weston General Hospital in Somerset is treating a 'high number of patients with coronavirus' and cannot take on any new admissions.

25 May 12:24 Metro 970161747975345885.html
Dominic Cummings to make public statement later today

Metro.co.uk: News, Sport, Showbiz, Celebrities from Metro

25 May 12:48 Metro 970161747332219816.html
Calls for Cummings to release phone's GPS data to prove where he's been

The data would show exactly where the senior aide has travelled over the last few months.

25 May 10:12 Metro 970161748827030214.html
Are you allowed to go to the beach during lockdown and are toilets open?

The beaches have been packed in the hot weather.

25 May 18:21 Metro 970161748021099649.html
People warned not to test eyesight by driving after Dominic Cummings' statement

Dominic Cummings admitted making a 60-mile round trip to test his eyesight.

25 May 18:39 Metro 970161748934114671.html
World War II veteran, 100, beats coronavirus after 58 days in hospital

'I really thought so many times that he was gone, you know, I really did' Lloyd Falk's daughter said.

25 May 18:07 Metro 970161748430457620.html
UK records lowest number of hospital deaths since lockdown began

NHS England today recorded 59 more deaths in hospitals. Across all settings, Scotland announced three more deaths, while Wales had seven and Northern Ireland had eight.

25 May 14:11 Metro 970161747832084594.html
Jeremy Kyle 'shouldn't be allowed back on air' after death of guest, claims MP

Jeremy Kyle announced his comeback earlier this year.

25 May 14:26 Metro 970161748938906196.html
Over 250,000 people sign petition for Dominic Cummings to be sacked

The storm around Dominic Cummings’ position at the heart of Government has sparked a furious petition from the public, with a quarter of a million people signing in just two days.

25 May 11:06 Metro 970161747798421871.html
Police formally requested to investigate Dominic Cummings over #CumGate

Durham Constabulary have been asked to 'establish the facts' about Mr Cummings' movements.

25 May 11:48 Metro 970161747801429012.html
How to write to your MP to complain about Dominic Cummings

If you want to complain about the prime minister’s chief adviser there are several ways you can do it. 

25 May 15:06 Metro 970161748607881908.html
Over 14,000 Brits could appeal lockdown fines after Boris defended Cummings

Mr Cummings trip to Durham was described as 'responsible and legal' by the Prime Minister.

25 May 15:34 Metro 970161747140477757.html
Lockdown 'dead in the water' because Boris won't sack Cummings, ex-top cop says

Mike Barton, ex-chief constable of Durham Police, said: 'How on earth are the police supposed to enforce the rules now?

25 May 15:37 Metro 970161747553045654.html
'People will die' after Boris defends Cummings for 'undermining lockdown'

People observed lockdown because they thought 'we're all in this together', a government scientist has said.

25 May 11:29 Metro 970161748467733501.html
UK official death toll rises to 36,914 after 121 die

The updated figure includes deaths in care homes.

25 May 17:56 Metro 970161747113037955.html
Hydroxychloroquine trial suspended over safety fears

Donald Trump said he had been taking the anti-malarial drug which may have a benefit in treating Covid-19.

25 May 17:35 Metro 970161748342675055.html
List of Tory MPs calling for Dominic Cummings to resign continues to grow

Boris Johnson is facing a revolt from his own backbenchers as they call for his chief adviser Dominic Cummings to resign.

25 May 15:47 Metro 970161747079932886.html
Piers Morgan hits out at Dominic Cummings for 'not apologising' in statement

Piers accused Mr Cummings of 'taking the whole country for morons'.

25 May 17:52 Metro 970161748241416033.html
Four people have signed petition for Dominic Cummings to keep his job

A petition set up for the PM's chief adviser to keep his job has not got many signatures.

25 May 17:58 Metro 970161748762212213.html
Outdoor markets and car dealerships will reopen from next Monday

The prime minister announced that from from June 15 non-essential shops will also be allowed to reopen.

25 May 19:11 Metro 970161749040253011.html
Donald Trump spends Memorial Day weekend attacking female opponents and golfing

'Presidency is about a lot more than tweeting from your golf cart,' Trump's likely opponent in the 2020 election, Joe Biden, said.

25 May 23:02 Metro 970161748702074442.html
Boris Johnson washes his hands over Dominic Cummings scandal

The prime minister backed his chief adviser but admitted he 'regrets the confusion and pain' the scandal has caused.

25 May 19:27 Metro 970161747518971890.html
Dominic Cummings won't quit but admits 60-mile car journey 'to test eyesight'

The PM's chief adviser has defended his actions over driving 260 miles to Durham.

25 May 16:35 Metro 970161747052079483.html
Durham Police confirm they spoke to Dominic Cummings' dad on April 1

'He told the officer that his son and son's wife were displaying symptoms of coronavirus and were self-isolating'.

25 May 16:39 Metro 970161748058760916.html
What does Dominic Cummings have over Boris? Piers Morgan asks

The Good Morning Britain host was disappointed the PM had backed his chief adviser.

25 May 16:34 Metro 970161748117646763.html
Government 'quietly starts removing stay at home adverts from websites'

The government messaging changed at the start of May.

25 May 09:29 Metro 970161749041757120.html
Missouri officials slam 'irresponsible and dangerous' behavior seen in images of Memorial Day crowds

Missouri officials on Monday slammed the “irresponsible and dangerous” behavior of people who crowded pools and patios at the Lake of the Ozarks over Memorial Day weekend.

25 May 20:50 TheHill 355432918861865892.html
Trump threatens to move GOP convention over North Carolina's coronavirus restrictions

President Trump warned Monday that the Republican Party could seek to move its 2020 convention if North Carolina Gov.

25 May 12:36 TheHill 355432919196991410.html
The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - US death toll nears 100,000 as country grapples with reopening

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25 May 10:20 TheHill 355432918477045678.html
WHO pauses hydroxychloroquine trial to review safety data

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that it is temporarily stopping the hydroxychloroquine portion of a global study into experimental treatments for COVID-19, the disease caused by the

25 May 18:26 TheHill 355432918934674752.html
Trump hits Biden and Obama in defense of his golfing

President Trump on Monday resumed his attacks aimed at former Vice President Joe Biden and former President Obama, a day after Biden slammed him on Twitter for golfing as the coronavirus pandemic

25 May 14:13 TheHill 355432918319750022.html
California to allow places of worship to reopen, in-store retail shopping to resume

California will allow houses of worship to open for in-person services at reduced capacity and let retailers open for in-store shopping, state officials announced Monday.

25 May 21:03 TheHill 355432918896228899.html
The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Crowds return during Memorial Day weekend

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25 May 16:33 TheHill 355432917937751483.html
Trump retweets personal attacks on Clinton, Pelosi, Abrams

President Trump spent part of his Memorial Day weekend using his Twitter account to promote personal attacks on Democrats, retweeting posts that took aim at former Georgia gubernatorial candidate

25 May 01:08 TheHill 355432919802375591.html
Biden makes first public appearance in months on Memorial Day

Former Vice President Joe Biden marked Memorial Day on Monday by participating in a wreath-laying ceremony at a local veteran’s memorial near his Delaware home, in what was his first time in public

25 May 16:43 TheHill 355432919125367326.html
Trump marks Memorial Day at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Fort McHenry

President Trump marked Memorial Day on Monday, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery before delivering remarks at Fort McHenry in Baltimore.

25 May 16:24 TheHill 355432917799005689.html
Ramaphosa: South Africa coronavirus lockdown to ease from June 1

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a further easing of coronavirus restrictions from next month in a move that will allow most sectors of the economy to reopen fully under "strict health protocols" and "social distancing rules".

25 May 08:35 Aljazeera 6642629763365678201.html
Spain urges foreign holidaymakers to return in July

Spain has urged foreign holidaymakers to return in July as one of Europe's strictest lockdowns eased, though tourism businesses were sceptical about salvaging the summer season.

25 May 18:18 Aljazeera 6642629762268017349.html
PM Shinzo Abe declares end to Japan's coronavirus emergency

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has lifted a state of emergency in Tokyo and four other areas that were still under coronavirus restrictions, gradually reopening the world's third-largest economy and calling on people to adapt to a "new normal".

25 May 11:52 Aljazeera 6642629761883325122.html
Trump: We will move Republican convention unless crowds allowed

President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state's Democratic governor does not immediately sign off on allowing a full-capacity gathering in August despite the continuing coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 15:36 Aljazeera 6642629762066308952.html
A tale of two Trumps

You have to admire US President Donald Trump's persistence. Almost 100,000 Americans have died under his watch in the last 100 days, and he is still boasting about his success and greatness.

25 May 15:22 Aljazeera 6642629762790888097.html
Joe Biden emerges from coronavirus lockdown

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden emerged from his Delaware home on Monday and made his first in-person appearance in more than two months to mark the Memorial Day holiday in the United States by laying a wreath at a veterans' park near his home.

25 May 16:46 Aljazeera 6642629762883834050.html
US curbs travel from Brazil amid deepening coronavirus outbreak

The White House has announced a ban on travel to the United States from Brazil due to the spread of coronavirus in Latin America's hardest-hit country.

25 May 04:04 Aljazeera 6642629762400509173.html
UK PM Boris Johnson backs top aide after lockdown revelations

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has defended his chief adviser Dominic Cummings, amid a clamour of calls for Cummings to resign after it emerged he travelled to Durham from London while the country was on lockdown and everyone had been told to stay at home. 

25 May 04:10 Aljazeera 6642629762626954521.html
‘I don’t regret what I did’: Dominic Cummings defends 260-mile car trip during coronavirus lockdown

Dominic Cummings, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s most senior adviser, said he has not offered to resign as he explained his actions during lockdown

25 May 16:55 MarketWatch 8975941549225433516.html
Holiday destinations abroad Scots could visit this year as countries ease lockdown

Popular tourist hotspots abroad are slowly easing lockdown measures.

25 May 10:46 dailyrecord 552235480715458579.html
Public will never forget Boris Johnson's betrayal in Dominic Cumming lockdown row

Record View says there cannot be one rule for them and one rule for the rest of us

25 May 03:30 dailyrecord 552235479940263895.html
Scot whose mum died from coronavirus at care home says 'new admissions killed her'

Caroline Grattan says she was not given adequate information as her mum’s health deteriorated and believes new admissions during the crisis could be responsible for the outbreak that killed her.

25 May 03:30 dailyrecord 552235480049804646.html
Joe Biden makes 1st in-person appearance in more than 2 months, lays wreath at veterans park

Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park.

25 May 22:29 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010440320934285.html
President Trump threatens to pull RNC from NC, says Gov. Roy Cooper 'in shutdown mood'

President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to pull the Republican National Convention from North Carolina if Governor Roy Cooper doesn't guarantee that full attendance will be allowed in the arena.

25 May 14:15 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010439930393631.html
WHO pauses hydroxychloroquine study due to safety concerns

Other treatments in the study, including the experimental drug remdesivir and an HIV combination therapy, are still being pursued.

25 May 19:24 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010441477549790.html
Trump says he's done taking hydroxychloroquine, unproven treatment for COVID-19

U.S. President Donald Trump says he has completed a two-week course of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, after weeks of promoting it as a treatment for the novel coronavirus.

25 May 20:49 CTVNews 2422791598839958975.html
Brazilian president blames health minister, mayors, media for COVID-19 crisis

With Brazil emerging as one of the world's most infected countries, President Jair Bolsonaro is deflecting all responsibility for the coronavirus crisis, casting blame on mayors, governors, an outgoing health minister and the media.

25 May 20:07 Coronavirus 2422791599187818113.html
Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and four other remaining areas on Monday, ending the restrictions nationwide as businesses begin to reopen.

25 May 10:43 CTVNews 2422791597973912199.html
South Korea to require face masks on transit, flights

South Koreans will be required to wear masks when using public transportation and taxis nationwide starting Tuesday as health authorities look for more ways to slow the spread of the coronavirus as people increase their public activities.

25 May 12:43 Coronavirus 2422791597931674386.html
In race for tourism, Greece reopens cafes, island ferries

Greece restarted regular ferry services to its islands Monday, and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its tourism season.

25 May 18:59 Coronavirus 2422791598315907333.html
Germany divided over plans to nix rules despite outbreaks

A spat was brewing Monday between Germany's federal government and state governors over plans by some regional leaders to end pandemic-related restrictions despite fresh clusters of cases across the country.

25 May 14:54 CTVNews 2422791598731369762.html
UN trial for virus therapies pauses testing on Trump's drug

The World Health Organization said Monday that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine -- the malaria drug U.S. President Trump says he is taking -- from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments, saying that its experts need to review all available evidence to date.

25 May 17:27 Coronavirus 2422791597322851813.html
PM says provincial reopenings can be 'confusing' after thousands pack Toronto park

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it's natural for people to be 'a little confused' about what they can and cannot do as the economy begins to reopen, but warned that we must remain smart to avoid a resurgence of COVID-19.

25 May 17:14 Coronavirus 2422791597332304262.html
Isolation fatigue 'partly' to blame for mass gathering at Toronto park, expert says

Bioethcitist and University of Toronto professor Kerry Bowman explains some of the psychology behind the massive crowd at Trinity Bellwoods Park last weekend.

25 May 23:00 Coronavirus 2422791597818900607.html
Joe Biden makes 1st in-person appearance in more than 2 months, lays wreath at veterans park

Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Delaware home.

25 May 22:29 ABC7 New York 7327811147961000333.html
President Trump threatens to pull RNC from NC, says Gov. Roy Cooper 'in shutdown mood'

President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to pull the RNC from Charlotte, North Carolina if Governor Roy Cooper doesn't guarantee that full attendance will be allowed at the arena.

25 May 14:15 ABC7 New York 7327811147570459679.html
WHO pauses hydroxychloroquine study due to safety concerns

The WHO said that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine-the malaria drug U.S. President Trump said he is taking-from its global study into experimental coronavirus treatments, saying that its experts need to review all available evidence to date.

25 May 19:24 ABC7 New York 7327811149117615838.html
Coronavirus News: Virtual ceremonies planned for Memorial Day

This year's Memorial Day will pay tribute not only to those who died on the battlefield but also those who have fallen during the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 09:46 ABC7 New York 7327811148227195446.html
Coronavirus News: Virtual ceremonies held for Memorial Day

This year's Memorial Day paid tribute not only to those who died on the battlefield but also those who have fallen during the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 09:46 ABC7 New York 7327811148471269327.html
Coronavirus News: Car convoys, virtual ceremonies mark Memorial Day in NY, NJ and CT

New Yorkers marked Memorial Day with car convoys and small ceremonies instead of parades, as those looking to honor fallen military members contended with coronavirus restrictions.

25 May 09:46 ABC7 New York 7327811148076540218.html
Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: Two more deaths in state; Ramangara reports first coronavirus case

Karnataka reported 93 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total tally to 2,182, of which 705 have recovered while 17 patients are in the ICU.

25 May 20:17 The Indian Express 2885715104619239379.html
Many left in the lurch as 82 flights are cancelled

Flights to and from Mumbai, West Bengal and Telangana were among those cancelled.

25 May 20:16 The Indian Express 2885715105157450879.html
Indigo cancels flight last minute, leaves students stranded

In the video circulated, several disgruntled passengers can be seen outside the booking counter with luggage, without any measures for social distancing being followed.

25 May 02:31 The Indian Express 2885715104564660702.html
Neither trained, nor equipped for Covid, Maharashtra police learns, adapts

ince the beginning of the outbreak and subsequent lockdown, the police have been deployed in contact tracing, monitoring of home or institutional quarantine and implementation of the lockdown, including curfews, closure of containment zones, district boundaries and issuing travel permits, deployment at hospitals and quarantines facilities, to name a few.

25 May 08:53 The Indian Express 2885715105050129199.html
Coronavirus outbreak: Toll crosses 1,000 in Mumbai

An analysis by the Medical Education department of 25,000 active cases in the state has shown that 1,166 were critically ill and another 5,899 had mild to moderate symptoms.

25 May 22:36 The Indian Express 2885715103932250669.html
Memorial Day weekend draws crowds and triggers warnings

Officials in California said most people were covering their faces and keep their distance even as they ventured to beaches and parks.

25 May 07:59 The Indian Express 2885715105768856321.html
Fear of flying: Negotiating the regulations around flights sounds incredibly daunting

The sight of cabin crew kitted out in PPE will be a sight to behold, a vivid and unforgettable reminder of our dystopian new world.

25 May 10:13 The Indian Express 2885715105608162350.html
ExplainSpeaking: Watch for signals at airports and rail stations – and at the LAC

The intrusions by China at three places on the LAC will test the nerves of India's strategic and diplomatic community.

25 May 06:59 The Indian Express 2885715105417018739.html
White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

Trump had already banned certain travelers from China, Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland and, to a lesser extent, Iran.

25 May 06:15 The Indian Express 2885715104156992995.html
Domestic flights resume today: Here are the quarantine rules for passengers in different states

The Maharashtra government has allowed Mumbai airport to handle 50 domestic flights per day. Kolkata and Bagdogra airports to not operate any domestic flights between May 25-27.

25 May 06:43 The Indian Express 2885715104811321777.html
India lockdown diary, Day 62: Akhilesh asks for free chyawanprash supply; Kolkata artisans hope for turnaround; and more

Here’s a curated list of some interesting stories from across the country on Day 62 of lockdown.

25 May 15:32 The Indian Express 2885715105517049484.html
When lockdown is over, bring workers back to their jobs but with free rail travel

Encourage local industries or work from home to harness women’s energy. The shramik has waited long enough. They deserve better.

25 May 11:29 The Indian Express 2885715104521345270.html
Covid-19 crisis has lessons for agencies on how to respond, come together and collaborate: Deshmukh

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said every effort was being made to minimise risk for police personnel, who were on the ground and involved in efforts to mitigate the crisis, and make the best possible treatment available for those who have tested positive.

25 May 15:02 The Indian Express 2885715104318574351.html
As flights resume, passengers settle into new normal despite cancellations

All major airlines such as IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet, Air Asia and others operated 30% of their regular schedules between destinations, strictly adhering to the safety protocols set by the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

25 May 15:06 The Indian Express 2885715104730767588.html
Coronavirus India Update, May 25: Cases near 1.40 lakh; lockdown extended till June 30 in Himachal’s 2 districts

Coronavirus (Covid-19) India Latest Update, May 25: The total number of infections in India rose to 1,38,845 on Monday. Of these 77,103 are active, while 57,720 patients have been discharged.

25 May 17:07 The Indian Express 2885715104750185069.html
Watch: Scenes from airports across India on Day 1 of resumption of domestic flights

The resumption of air travel came with a few hiccups in the first few hours itself as several flyers took to social media to register their grievances against airlines, particularly Air India. Several people travelled long distances only to find that their flights had been cancelled.

25 May 15:02 The Indian Express 2885715105092159565.html
Domestic flights resume from Ahmedabad, Surat airports

As per officials of Airport Authority of India, a total of 13 domestic flights arrived and 15 left from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) airport in Ahmedabad on Monday, as air travel restrictions have been relaxed for travel within India in the fourth phase of lockdown.

25 May 17:11 The Indian Express 2885715104839461247.html
Post-Covid order should uphold equality, secularism and democratic principles

Keeping the macro perspectives in view, the new world should have unswerving commitment to egalitarianism, secularism and democratic principles.

25 May 03:44 The Indian Express 2885715105698631029.html
At IGI airport, tales of homecoming after months

With the first day of domestic operations coinciding with Eid-ul-Fitr, passengers included those who were happy at the thought of being reunited with their families before the end of the day.

25 May 19:56 The Indian Express 2885715104309450894.html
Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: 35 flights at Chennai airport Monday, state sees 805 new cases

In the highest single-day jump in the state, 805 new cases were recorded in Tamil Nadu on Monday. While briefing the media via video conferencing, state health minister C Vijayabaskar said 88 per cent of the Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu are asymptomatic.

25 May 19:50 The Indian Express 2885715104441183611.html
Punjab reports 15 new cases, health minister says no community spread

Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu, however, said there was no community spread and in the past too there had been cases where similar cases were reported but an analysis showed that they may have come in contact with positive cases.

25 May 00:50 The Indian Express 2885715104934286041.html
With distancing, sanitising & warnings for passengers, Pune airport opens with caution

The first day after the two-month hiatus saw 17 flight movements at the Pune airport till 8 pm. According to Airports Authority of India officials, 1,657 passengers arrived or departed from the airport by 8 pm.

25 May 19:50 The Indian Express 2885715105233363601.html
Chandigarh: 13 domestic flights to take off from Chandigarh from today

The Chandigarh Airport will resume operations with total 13 domestic flights from Monday onwards in a phased manner. Flights to Srinagar, Delhi, Mumbai, Leh, Bangalore, Dharamshala, Ahmedabad, will be starting operations.

25 May 00:40 The Indian Express 2885715104301133740.html
Mumbai airport handles 47 domestic flights after services resume

Several passengers who had come to the airport to catch early flights were stranded after several airlines announced cancellations. The routes of many flights also had to be re-chalked by the airlines.

25 May 16:58 The Indian Express 2885715104708119048.html
Whistleblower behind Gujarat HC order: ‘No PPE kit, mask, gloves… can be in big trouble’

On Sunday, Health Minister Nitin Patel said the state government has “reviewed the High Court order and its observations” and “held a meeting to discuss and give a reply... next week.”

25 May 01:24 The Indian Express 2885715104106772055.html
Domestic flights resume today, over 80 cancellations at Delhi airport, 20 in Bengaluru

India domestic flights resume: By 10 am, several took to Twitter to accuse national carrier Air India of either cancelling without any prior notice or goofing up departure schedules.

25 May 09:46 The Indian Express 2885715105297587091.html
No shoot, no money, TV industry survives on the hope of bouncing back

The major issue in the TV industry in terms of payment is that many members of the cast and crew earn salary per day basis. Also, as per the contract, the amount is handed over only after 60-90 days.

25 May 01:33 The Indian Express 2885715105289629113.html
Domestic flights resume in Delhi, over 80 cancellations leave flyers in a fix

In the departure area of Terminal 3, passengers lined up for check-in wearing masks and gloves and many even with face screens. Among those were people who were happy at the thought of being home by evening for Eid.

25 May 09:42 The Indian Express 2885715105245701438.html
Trump says he's no longer taking hydroxychloroquine

President Trump said he has finished taking hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug he took to protect against the coronavirus.

25 May 13:25 Washington Examiner 4625792333396227518.html
WHO suspends hydroxychloroquine trials

The World Health Organization is temporarily suspending the use of hydroxychloroquine from its global study into experimental treatments for the coronavirus.

25 May 18:31 Washington Examiner 4625792331966404158.html
Trump defends golf outings as US coronavirus death toll nears 100,000

President Trump vented over being criticized for playing golf over Memorial Day weekend as the coronavirus death toll nears 100,000 in the United States.

25 May 14:23 Washington Examiner 4625792331811112734.html
What lockdown looked like in Wales on Bank Holiday Monday

The majority of people were confined to their gardens due to the coronavirus lockdown

25 May 20:58 Wales Online 7686550515684661505.html
Incredible moment neighbours heckle 'hypocrite' Dominic Cummings over lockdown trip

Cummings was branded a 'hypocrite' by the crowd of onlookers on his own doorstep

25 May 08:05 Wales Online 7686550516719533856.html
Seven more people die with coronavirus in Wales taking total to 1,274

Meanwhile, the number of cases of the virus in Wales since the outbreak began has increased by 106 to reach 13,415

25 May 13:11 Wales Online 7686550517404545047.html
Charlotte Hawkins and Ben Shephard slam Cummings on Good Morning Britain

Viewers tell presenters they now consider lockdown over

25 May 07:28 Wales Online 7686550516002977190.html
Britain flocks to the seaside as coronavirus lockdown wobbles

There was little sign of people sticking to social distancing rules

25 May 14:30 Wales Online 7686550516505065870.html
Dominic Cummings visited Barnard Castle to see if he could drive safely

Boris Johnson's senior advisor made the second journey after driving 260 miles to Durham

25 May 16:50 Wales Online 7686550517220021042.html
Dominic Cummings has 'no regrets' about 260-mile trip but admits he should have told PM his plans

Boris Johnson's senior advisor issued a statement on Monday afternoon following mounting pressure to quit

25 May 16:08 Wales Online 7686550516366575264.html
Ireland marks 'day of hope' in pandemic as Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hails 'significant milestone'

The health chiefs revealed no new deaths had been recorded for the first time in over two months

25 May 20:30 Irish Mirror 2875825628769345449.html
Video of Leo Varadkar enjoying sun in Phoenix Park causes controversy

It has been confirmed the video was taken on Sunday and keyboard warriors have slammed it as being irresponsible

25 May 07:31 Irish Mirror 2875825628965767535.html
Tony Bellew backs Dominic Cummings after he broke lockdown to visit his parents

Dominic Cummings has incurred the wrath of the British public after he broke lockdown but former light heavyweight champion Tony Bellew has no issue with his decision

25 May 00:55 Irish Mirror 2875825628427138386.html
Coronavirus Ireland update: No new deaths linked to Covid-19 in Republic of Ireland

This is the first day since the country hasn't recorded a death linked to Covid-19 since March 11

25 May 16:49 Irish Mirror 2875825629517889700.html
Dominic Cummings says 'I do not regret what I did' and refuses to apologise for breaking lockdown rules

Cummings has come under fire after the Mirror and the Guardian revealed that he had traveled 260 miles to Durham from London during lockdown with his wife and four-year-old son

25 May 16:08 Irish Mirror 2875825628901490023.html
Shops in England can open next month if social distancing guidelines met, Boris Johnson says

The Prime Minister said outdoor markets and car showrooms would be able to open from June 1, with other retailers following a fortnight later

25 May 18:59 ChronicleLive 1984146902194918635.html
Twitter Aboil as Donald Trump Retweets Post Dubbing Hillary Clinton 'Skank'

A flurry of explosive tweets copied by POTUS dwelled on a number of prominent Democrats, including  Stacy Abrams, who once ran for Georgia governor, and Trump’s main...

25 May 08:59 Sputniknews 967333868600754281.html
UK Lockdown Adviser: Cummings Controversy Could Mean More Coronavirus Deaths

Cummings travelled to County Durham in March to self-isolate with his family, allegedly because he feared he and his wife would be unable to care for their son, despite...

25 May 13:59 Sputniknews 967333869417702223.html
US Vice President Pence Repeats Trump's Threat to Move GOP Convention From N Carolina

US President Donald Trump said on Memorial Day that he is considering moving the Republican National Convention, set for 24 to 27 August, from North Carolina if the...

25 May 13:52 Sputniknews 967333869094255432.html
US to Donate 1,000 Ventilators to Brazil, NSC Says After Trump Issues New Entry Ban

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Washington will give Brazil 1,000 ventilators to help the country, which is currently in second place in terms of the number of coronavirus cases...

25 May 02:16 Sputniknews 967333869461106506.html
'From Hero to Zero': Piers Morgan Claims Boris Johnson 'Done' in Tense Row Over 'Hypocrite' Cummings

The outspoken GMB host believes that by defending the top Downing Street policy adviser, notably behind the set of COVID containment rules, the prime minister is...

25 May 07:45 Sputniknews 967333869651946358.html
80 Flights Cancelled on First Day Domestic Flights Resume in India After Two-Month Hiatus

New Delhi (Sputnik): India suspended domestic and international air travel starting 25 March as a containment measure to mitigate COVID-19. The federal government has...

25 May 06:55 Sputniknews 967333868595154605.html
Trump Defends 'Moral Sin' of Golfing Amid Pandemic

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump on Monday railed against media coverage of his recent golf outing amid the COVID-19 outbreak, arguing that he had gone...

25 May 17:49 Sputniknews 967333868983544484.html
UK Prime Minister’s Adviser to Make Rare Statement Amid Lockdown Trip Scandal – Reports

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Dominic Cummings, senior adviser to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is set to make a rare statement and field journalists’ questions on Monday amid...

25 May 15:32 Sputniknews 967333867875674553.html
Trump Defends 'Mortal Sin' of Golfing Amid Pandemic

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump on Monday railed against media coverage of his recent golf outing amid the COVID-19 outbreak, arguing that he had gone...

25 May 17:49 Sputniknews 967333869297102056.html
Sack Cummings – His Illegal & Irresponsible Actions Deserve Punishment

As I was writing this column the arrogant piece of work who leads the publicly funded gang of SPADS (Special Government Advisers) within Boris Johnson’s government has...

25 May 03:45 Sputniknews 967333868034664159.html
Irish PM Leo Varadkar Accused of Violating Covid-19 Safety Rules as His Picnic Video Emerges Online

The development comes amid a similar row in neighbouring Britain, where a key adviser to Prime Minister Boris Johnson violated government lockdown rules by travelling...

25 May 19:19 Sputniknews 967333868243605168.html
'No Regrets': Dominic Cummings Calls His COVID-19 Lockdown Violation 'Reasonable' Amid Outcry

Boris Johnson's aide Cummings has landed in hot water after he travelled to Durham in March to self-isolate with his family in defiance of lockdown rules. He reportedly...

25 May 16:24 Sputniknews 967333867530619847.html
WHO's Solidarity Trial to Pause Hydroxychloroquine Tests Amid Safety Concerns, Tedros Says

More than 40,000 healthcare workers from across the world are reportedly taking part in a global trial of two anti-malarial drugs - hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine ...

25 May 16:19 Sputniknews 967333868989108949.html
Michigan Gov. Whitmer Says She Self-Censors Comments About Trump to Continue Receiving Federal Funds

Recently, the Democratic governor has been repeatedly criticized by US President Donald Trump and his supporters over her insistence that any lifting of the COVID-19...

25 May 04:03 Sputniknews 967333868079792076.html
Tyrone Mings fires brutal seven-word jibe at Dominic Cummings for Barnard Castle visit

Aston Villa latest news - The England defender watched today's media briefing which saw the PM's top aide, Dominic Cummings, grilled over a needless visit to a well-known beauty spot - despite having signs of Covid-19

25 May 16:58 birminghammail 8288260686041046997.html
Running on empty? Charity events wary in time of COVID

It wasn't exactly the finish line Ali Riecke had in mind. The 27-year-old had envisioned something more tropical when she signed up to participate in her second “Run Across Haiti,”...

25 May 08:56 The Seattle Times 9121942837170245967.html
Germany divided over plans to nix rules despite outbreaks

BERLIN (AP) — A spat is brewing between Germany's federal government and state governors over plans by some regional leaders to end pandemic-related restrictions despite fresh clusters of cases across...

25 May 02:34 The Seattle Times 9121942838048870845.html
2020 Watch: Differing views on remaking post-virus economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 162 ___ THE NARRATIVE As some parts...

25 May 02:31 The Seattle Times 9121942836719002632.html
Americans finding ways to stay active while keeping distance

Vicki L. Friedman always wanted to play golf with her adult sons but until this spring couldn’t find time to learn the game and practice. Shaun Warkentin was looking for...

25 May 07:00 The Seattle Times 9121942838339930724.html
VIRUS DIARY: A Memorial Day visit, altered but not stopped

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — I won’t be visiting Adam this Memorial Day weekend. COVID-19 is seeing to that. Since 2010 I have visited section 60, grave 8397 of Arlington...

25 May 07:28 The Seattle Times 9121942837113663425.html
California lays out pandemic rules for church reopenings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rabbi Shalom Rubanowitz looks forward to reopening his synagogue doors — if his congregation can balance the laws of God and California during the coronavirus pandemic....

25 May 22:01 The Seattle Times 9121942837306447181.html
California issues guidelines for church reopenings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Religious services in California will look much different under rules unveiled Monday that limit attendance to 100 people and recommend worshippers wear masks, limit singing and...

25 May 14:47 The Seattle Times 9121942836935700696.html
UN virus therapy trial pauses hydroxychloroquine testing

Recent research showed that people taking hydroxychloroquine were at higher risk of death and heart problems. President Trump has said he is taking the drug to protect against the coronavirus.

25 May 10:20 The Seattle Times 9121942836889744295.html
Trump demands immediate answer from governor on RNC capacity

President Donald Trump demanded Monday that North Carolina's Democratic governor sign off “immediately” on allowing the Republican National Convention to move forward in August with full attendance despite the ongoing...

25 May 06:28 The Seattle Times 9121942837499178349.html
Charitable runs, walks learn to adapt to crowd limits

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has forced charities or nonprofit groups to cancel or postpone an untold number of walks and runs that raise money for everything from Alzheimer's...

25 May 09:00 The Seattle Times 9121942838455843898.html
COVID-19: Trump bars travel from Brazil

President Donald Trump on Sunday suspended travel from Brazil, which has emerged as a major new hotspot in the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said. Non-Americans who have been in Brazil i...

25 May 08:30 Punch Newspapers 3524240994797735129.html
Nnamdi Azikiwe varsity hospital records first COVID-19 case

Authorities of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, have confirmed one case of the coronavirus at the hospital. Prof. Anthony Igwegbe, the Chief Medical Director of th...

25 May 12:51 Punch Newspapers 3524240994595712793.html
COVID-19: WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine over safety concerns

The World Health Organization said Monday it had "temporarily" suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 being carried out across a range of countries as...

25 May 17:12 Punch Newspapers 3524240994572721787.html
Nurses withdraw services at Plateau isolation centre

James Abraham, Jos Nurses at one of the isolation Centres for COVID-19 in Plateau State, the Jos University Teaching Hospital,  on Monday withdrew their services. It was learnt that as a resu...

25 May 17:35 Punch Newspapers 3524240994365518962.html
In lockdown e-learning, FG violates rights of pupils with special needs

Unimpressed by the Federal Government’s excuses for not including special needs pupils in its ongoing e-learning programme, stakeholders insist the only way forward is through adequate planning, OL...

25 May 03:10 Punch Newspapers 3524240995013326372.html
Unease in Greece as restaurants, cafes reopen

Restaurants and cafes across Greece opened ahead of schedule Monday as the country prepared to launch a shortened tourism season vital to its economy.

25 May 20:39 CNA 5644198863624043952.html
Parks packed, terraces open as Madrid and Barcelona celebrate easing of COVID-19 restrictions

Hundreds of Madrid residents flooded to the city's parks as lockdown measures were finally eased in the Spanish capital and in Barcelona, while ...

25 May 20:44 CNA 5644198864103948982.html
UK PM Boris Johnson defiant as scandal rages over aide accused of breaking coronavirus rules

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday failed to draw a line under a scandal over his top aide Dominic Cummings allegedly breaching ...

25 May 20:17 CNA 5644198862435781365.html
Parks packed, terraces open as Madrid and Barcelona celebrate easing of COVID-19 restrictions

Hundreds of Madrid residents flooded to the city's parks as lockdown measures were finally eased in the Spanish capital and in Barcelona, while ...

25 May 20:44 CNA 5644198862735079830.html
German government, regions tussle over reopening from COVID-19 lockdowns

BERLIN: Germany's central and regional governments were at odds on Monday (May 25) over when and how far to ease contact distancing rules, with ...

25 May 20:56 CNA 5644198863341769974.html
Johnson risks party wrath backing aide over lockdown breach claims

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser Dominic Cummings on Sunday (May 24), despite calls from within his own ...

25 May 02:09 CNA 5644198863486315395.html
COVID-19: France has lowest daily rise in new cases and deaths since lockdown

PARIS: French authorities reported the smallest daily rise in new coronavirus cases and deaths on Sunday (May 24) since before a lockdown began on ...

25 May 02:35 CNA 5644198863939637645.html
France wants its citizens to holiday at home this summer

PARIS: The French government does not want its citizens to travel abroad this summer and recommends they take their holidays in France, ...

25 May 02:35 CNA 5644198863742630831.html
Italy recruits volunteers to control crowds as COVID-19 lockdown eases

Italy's government will ask some 60,000 citizens to work as volunteers to enforce social distancing rules as it gradually removes coronavirus ...

25 May 22:37 CNA 5644198862489303784.html
Americans pass pandemic holiday on beaches, in parks as COVID-19 death toll nears 100,000

Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, but the occasional person wearing a mask was a ...

25 May 07:00 CNA 5644198862567516137.html
Trump warns he may move Republican convention site from North Carolina

US President Donald Trump warned on Monday that he may move the Republican National Convention from North Carolina set for August if the event ...

25 May 22:49 CNA 5644198862373464233.html
Spain urges foreign tourists to return from July

Foreign tourists can book vacations in Spain from July as the two-week self-quarantine for overseas travellers is likely to be suspended by then, ...

25 May 22:06 CNA 5644198864027586693.html
Australia's most populous state braces for travel chaos as schools, offices reopen

Australia's most populous state on Monday deployed hundreds of crowd control staff to enforce social distancing on public transport amid an ...

25 May 11:44 CNA 5644198864189918528.html
White House limits travel to US from Brazil due to coronavirus

WASHINGTON, DC: The White House on Sunday (May 24) said it was prohibiting most non-US citizens from travelling to the United States if they had ...

25 May 03:37 CNA 5644198863390321450.html
US may ban travellers from Brazil on Sunday over COVID-19 outbreak

WASHINGTON: The United States is likely to impose travel restrictions on Brazil on Sunday (May 24), a top White House official said after the ...

25 May 03:37 CNA 5644198863851002068.html
Madrid residents eager ahead of this week's reopening

MADRID: Residents of Madrid and Barcelona are eagerly anticipating the opening of parks, museums, churches and outdoor seating at bars this week, ...

25 May 01:31 CNA 5644198863835936829.html
COVID-19: Italy's daily death toll drops but Lombardy not included

ROME: Italy recorded 50 new deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic on Sunday (May 24) against 119 the day before, the Civil Protection Agency said. ...

25 May 01:47 CNA 5644198862514141146.html
60 more die in Maharashtra, Mumbai death toll crosses 1,000

With 2,436 new cases, total COVID-19 cases in State reach 52,667

25 May 20:02 The Hindu 6679535025779164730.html
Grocery and grain market in APMC reopens

Pune district sees highest single-day surge of more than 450 cases

25 May 20:11 The Hindu 6679535025714104605.html
400 km lockdown trip: U.K. government rejects calls to sack chief aide

The opposition Labour Party has called for an official investigation.

25 May 02:36 The Hindu 6679535025661721371.html
Seven-day institutional quarantine mandatory in AP for flyers from six states

All the flyers who wish to come to the State have to enrol in Spandana website and obtain a clearance before buying tickets, order says

25 May 07:42 The Hindu 6679535025913960918.html
J&K tops in COVID-19 testing, says UT govt.

Testing capacity now stands at 8,100 samples per day

25 May 22:16 The Hindu 6679535024309586251.html
Flights back in the air, but carry very few passengers

Patronage on day one despite COVID-19 threat and restrictions augur well for air services, it is felt

25 May 22:03 The Hindu 6679535024230615527.html
Change in flight schedule catches passengers off guard at RGIA

Airport scheduled to handle 120 aircraft could operate only 39 flights

25 May 18:11 The Hindu 6679535025415873068.html
Early take-off: On resumption of air travel

With no consensus on health monitoring of passengers among States, travel remains risky

25 May 18:32 The Hindu 6679535025849197134.html
Elaborate arrangements at RGIA

No stipulation of 14-day quarantine period for those without any symptoms

25 May 18:22 The Hindu 6679535025850744409.html
Asymptomatic travellers can go home: Delhi govt.

It has issued norms for domestic journeys

25 May 18:32 The Hindu 6679535024617643735.html
Kannur native’s death takes toll to 6

49 more test positive, majority of them imported cases

25 May 18:08 The Hindu 6679535025200125159.html
Flight operations in Andhra Pradesh to resume today

The State government has listed guidelines for passengers and airlines in view of resumption of domestic operations in the country. An order by the Department of Infrastructure and Investments has bee

25 May 18:00 The Hindu 6679535025250955114.html
Several domestic flights from IGI cancelled

Many flyers stranded as some States impose curbs; officials ensure adherence to safety guidelines

25 May 18:32 The Hindu 6679535024351525979.html
JNUSU, admin spar over circular advising students to go home

Students’ union feels that travelling at this time put lives at risk

25 May 18:34 The Hindu 6679535024719439635.html
First flight takes off from Chennai airport as operations resume after two months

It left for Delhi at 6.35 a.m. with 116 passengers

25 May 06:14 The Hindu 6679535026173658360.html
Confusion reigns in Telangana airport as flights get cancelled

Only 40 of the 120 flights that were scheduled to land or take off from the GMR Rajiv Gandhi International Airport were operated.

25 May 11:58 The Hindu 6679535025867462691.html
Chaos at GMR Rajiv Gandhi International Airport as many domestic flights get cancelled

Almost 120 flights were supposed to land or take flight today but only 40 were operated.

25 May 11:02 The Hindu 6679535024303731609.html
Coronavirus | 103 more COVID-19 positive cases detected in Odisha

96 of them are migrant workers who returned recently, says government

25 May 15:21 The Hindu 6679535025822681827.html
Domestic flights resume at Coimbatore International Airport

Three services touched down from Delhi, Chennai and Bengaluru

25 May 17:21 The Hindu 6679535025456396549.html
Maharashtra issues guidelines for air travel

Passengers to be stamped on left hand for home isolation of 14 days and self-monitoring of health

25 May 17:51 The Hindu 6679535025690900382.html
Coronavirus | 103 more COVID-19 positive cases detected in Odisha

96 of them are migrant workers who returned recently, says government

25 May 15:21 The Hindu 6679535024982759549.html
Three more succumb to COVID in TS, 66 test positive

Three COVID-19 patients died in Telangana on Monday taking the toll to 56. This is the seventh consecutive day starting May 19 that Telangana is reporting COVID deaths. There was spike number of COVID

25 May 17:15 The Hindu 6679535025306976984.html
Coronavirus lockdown | 532 flights take off but over 50% seats go empty

39,000 passengers ferried; last minute cancellations leave many frustrated

25 May 17:19 The Hindu 6679535025611379504.html
CIAL handles 1,050 passengers as domestic services resume

Monday marked the 21st anniversary of the airport

25 May 15:24 The Hindu 6679535025265559748.html
State police issue new guidelines as cases increase among force

Most were deployed to enforce lockdown, at checkposts and containment zones

25 May 17:38 The Hindu 6679535025994941800.html
Coronavirus India lockdown Day 62 live updates | May 25, 2020

Data from Johns Hopkins University show that the total number of cases in India has surpassed that of Iran and India now has the 10th highest number of confirmed cases worldwide.

25 May 03:47 The Hindu 6679535025454159731.html
Domestic flight services resume at Tiruchi airport

IndiGo flight with 66 passengers from Bengaluru lands; airline cancels services on Chennai sector; passengers scanned on arrival

25 May 17:57 The Hindu 6679535025979873581.html
Passengers’ body blames govt. for sloppy first day of flight resumption

The Air Passengers Association of India (APAI) on Monday blamed the government’s sloppy handling of domestic flight resumption for large-scale flight cancellations and passengers not knowing State-wis

25 May 19:04 The Hindu 6679535024303797206.html
Japan ends state of emergency

Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura told reporters that experts on a government-commissioned panel approved the plan to end the state of emergency that has lasted for more than a month and a half.

25 May 03:38 The Hindu 6679535025338068952.html
Cancellations add to flyers’ woes at Chennai airport

Chennai airport handled only 19 departures and 17 arrivals on Monday

25 May 19:02 The Hindu 6679535026280565494.html
Coronavirus lockdown | UK to reopen thousands of shops next month, says Boris Johnson

Johnson is keen to restart an economy which has been all but shut down since Britain entered a lockdown to try to stem the spread of disease.

25 May 19:20 The Hindu 6679535025536760307.html
After chaotic Day 1, only 41 flights planned today at Chennai airport

More cancellations expected, say officials

25 May 19:01 The Hindu 6679535024414643393.html
Coronavirus | Death toll mounts to 12 in Bihar

The State has so far reported 2,511 positive cases.

25 May 00:17 The Hindu 6679535025441362372.html
As flights resume, more passengers leave than arrive in Mumbai

24 flights depart from city, while 23 land; seven airlines carry 4,852 passengers to and fro; highest passenger load to Delhi

25 May 19:08 The Hindu 6679535025393887433.html
Passengers left fuming as flights get cancelled at KIA

Airlines said some cancellations were owing to curbs imposed by other States on arrival of flights

25 May 19:33 The Hindu 6679535026104724773.html
54 flights to land at Bengaluru Airport on first day of resuming operations

Till 9 a.m. on Monday, five flights have landed at the KIA and 17 have taken off to various destinations

25 May 05:37 The Hindu 6679535025087317969.html
White House limits travel to U.S. from Brazil due to coronavirus

Brazil has surpassed Russia to become the world No. 2 hot spot for coronavirus cases, second only to the United States

25 May 01:12 The Hindu 6679535025582525225.html
Coronavirus | WHO suspends clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine over safety concerns

The Lancet study found that both drugs can produce potentially serious side effects, particularly heart arrhythmia.

25 May 16:54 The Hindu 6679535024967462270.html
Domestic flights resume

Poor patronage and chaos due to cancellations hit airports in Kerala

25 May 16:00 The Hindu 6679535025616534716.html
Belgium will not return to tough lockdown, says minister

BRUSSELS, May 25 — Belgium will not return to the strict measures imposed for nearly two months to combat the coronavirus outbreak even if there is a second wave of Covid-19 cases, the country’s interior minister has said. The country of 11.5 million people effectively closed down in mid-March,...

25 May 08:55 Malaymail 302165935280429747.html
‘What planet are they on?’ No respite for UK’s Johnson and aide

LONDON, May 25 — Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced mutiny in his party and fury across Britain on Monday for refusing to sack his closest aide Dominic Cummings who is accused of flouting the coronavirus lockdown by driving 250 miles from London. Defending one of Britain’s most powerful men,...

25 May 08:58 Malaymail 302165936314826619.html
Merkel in tug-of-war with states over virus safety rules

BERLIN, May 25 — A power struggle between Chancellor Angela Merkel and two German states over coronavirus rules erupted today as Berlin sought to extend social distancing restrictions by another month against a regional revolt. A draft policy document from Merkel’s office seen by AFP showed...

25 May 13:52 Malaymail 302165935531195111.html
Trump warns he may move Republican convention site from NC

WASHINGTON, May 25 — US President Donald Trump warned today that he may move the Republican National Convention from North Carolina set for August if the event faces state social distancing restrictions as a result of the coronavirus. The coronavirus pandemic has forced Trump and presumptive...

25 May 13:53 Malaymail 302165934681500884.html
South African president says lockdown to ease from June 1

JOHANNESBURG, May 25 — President Cyril Ramaphosa announced yesterday a further easing of South Africa's coronavirus lockdown from June 1, allowing the vast majority of the economy to return to full capacity. Africa's most industrialised economy has been largely shut down since late March, when...

25 May 02:50 Malaymail 302165934711654977.html
Under fire over lockdown trip, close aide to UK's Johnson toughs it out

LONDON, May 26 — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest aide refused to resign yesterday, saying he had done nothing wrong by driving 400 km from London to access childcare when Britons were being told to stay at home to fight Covid-19. Dominic Cummings has faced calls to quit from...

25 May 22:52 Malaymail 302165934740136428.html
Americans make low-key Memorial Day tributes, coronavirus overshadowing events

NEW YORK, May 26 — Americans paid a low-key tribute to those who died serving in the US Armed Forces yesterday, with many Memorial Day events canceled because of the coronavirus epidemic that has killed nearly 100,000 people in the United States alone. In some places, scaled-down ceremonies were...

25 May 22:58 Malaymail 302165935927888917.html
WHO warns of 'second peak' in areas where Covid-19 declining

GENEVA, May 26 — Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an “immediate second peak” if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbreak, the World Health Organisation said yesterday. The world is still in the middle of the first wave of the coronavirus...

25 May 22:59 Malaymail 302165934952851465.html
German government, regions tussle over reopening from lockdowns

BERLIN, May 25 — Germany’s central and regional governments were at odds today over when and how far to ease contact distancing rules, with allies of Chancellor Angela Merkel warning that scrapping them risks unleashing a new wave of coronavirus infections. The row erupted after Bodo Ramelow,...

25 May 12:53 Malaymail 302165935938575514.html
Parks packed, terraces open as Madrid and Barcelona celebrate easing

BARCELONA, May 26 — Hundreds of Madrid residents flooded to the city’s parks as lockdown measures were finally eased in the Spanish capital and in Barcelona, while beaches reopened in parts of the country after months-long closures. As well as reopening the gates of the capital’s parks...

25 May 22:00 Malaymail 302165935324517963.html
Italy recruits volunteers to control crowds as lockdown eases

ROME, May 25 — Italy’s government will ask some 60,000 citizens to work as volunteers to enforce social distancing rules as it gradually removes coronavirus restrictions, after scenes of street gatherings over the weekend sparked an outcry. Italy is gradually relaxing a nationwide lockdown...

25 May 14:44 Malaymail 302165936173016642.html
France promises ‘significant’ pay hikes for health workers

PARIS, May 25 — Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said today that health workers would soon get hefty pay increases as part of an overhaul of France’s hospital system in response to the coronavirus crisis. “I can say without any ambiguity, the increase will be significant,” Philippe said...

25 May 15:57 Malaymail 302165936161752875.html
Trump fumes on Twitter as media slams pandemic golf outing

WASHINGTON, May 26 — US President Donald Trump yesterday fumed at negative media coverage of him playing golf over Memorial Day weekend, as the US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic neared 100,000. “The Fake and Totally Corrupt News makes it sound like a mortal sin!” the golf-loving...

25 May 23:20 Malaymail 302165934765044986.html
Japan to end Tokyo's state of emergency

TOKYO, May 25 — Japan will lift a state of emergency for Tokyo and remaining areas still facing restrictions today, while the Nikkei reported a plan for new stimulus worth almost US$1 trillion (RM4.36 trillion) to help companies ride out the coronavirus pandemic. Social distancing curbs were...

25 May 03:01 Malaymail 302165935758634796.html
France has lowest daily rise in new coronavirus cases and deaths since lockdown

PARIS, May 25 — French authorities reported the smallest daily rise in new coronavirus cases and deaths yesterday since before a lockdown began on March 17, raising hopes that the worst of the epidemic is over in France. The number of confirmed cases rose by 115 to 144,921, health ministry data...

25 May 00:12 Malaymail 302165936326924722.html
New South Wales urges parents to work from home as schools reopen

SYDNEY, May 25 — Australia's most populous state today urged locals to continue working from home despite schools reopening as the number of coronavirus cases slows. Australia has reported just over 7,100 Covid-19 infections, including 102 deaths, well below figures reported by other developed...

25 May 05:20 Malaymail 302165935175018364.html
Aide to British PM Cummings says he doesn’t regret lockdown trip

LONDON, May 26 — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s closest adviser Dominic Cummings said today that he didn’t regret his decision to drive 250 miles from London to northern England, saying he had not flouted lockdown rules by staying on his family’s farm. “I don’t regret what I did....

25 May 16:05 Malaymail 302165935244557020.html
US coronavirus response fatally 'chaotic,' says Noam Chomsky

NEW YORK, May 25 — The United States is on a chaotic path with no federal plan against the coronavirus pandemic as it reduces public health funding and ignores the advances of climate change, according to activist scholar Noam Chomsky, considered the founder of modern linguistics. What follows...

25 May 01:44 Malaymail 302165934937867475.html
Japan cautiously lifts last of virus emergency controls

The government’s decision to lift the declaration highlights its strong desire to revive the nation’s faltering economy as quickly as possible.

25 May 12:47 The Japan Times 6673764367833829926.html
Japanese government panel says time right to lift emergency in five prefectures

The Japanese government was set to end its nationwide state of emergency by lifting the order for Tokyo, its surrounding areas and Hokkaido on Monday.

25 May 03:09 The Japan Times 6673764367112155792.html
Boris Johnson gambles to save aide who flouted U.K. lockdown rules

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson put his own authority on the line as he fought to save his most senior aide, Dominic Cummings, in the face of growing dem

25 May 01:32 The Japan Times 6673764368289981275.html
Furious backlash after Boris Johnson defends aide’s lockdown journey

Tory MPs say they have received a wave of anger from constituents over Dominic Cummings’ actions.

25 May 08:52 POLITICO 2584151345881837437.html
WHO pauses study of hydroxychloroquine in global trial

The study has enrolled 3,500 patients in at least 17 countries since March

25 May 17:06 POLITICO 2584151346007659609.html
Evening Update: Trudeau seeks paid sick leave for workers in bid for NDP support; Canadian vaccine candidate shows promise in animal tests

Also: More reopenings in hard-hit areas of Quebec and Alberta

25 May 20:48 The Globe and Mail 68426410419293374.html
Trump threatens to move Republican National Convention out of North Carolina unless ‘full attendance’ allowed

Trump’s tweets about the RNC, planned for Charlotte, come just two days after North Carolina recorded its largest daily increase in positive coronavirus cases yet

25 May 14:49 The Globe and Mail 68426411304850861.html
Canadian economy entering ‘unknowable times’ because of downturn from pandemic, Poloz says

Bank of Canada Governor says said the most pressing danger stemming from this uncertainty is that it could fuel serious deflationary pressures

25 May 17:56 The Globe and Mail 68426409702332307.html
Japan to end Tokyo’s state of emergency, eyes massive new stimulus

World’s third-largest economy has escaped an explosive coronavirus outbreak

25 May 03:50 The Globe and Mail 68426410905248975.html
Boris Johnson facing scandal after standing by Dominic Cummings in pandemic travel controversy

The U.K. Prime Minister’s top political aide admitted to travelling more than 400 kilometres north of London with his wife and son days after the lockdown was initiated, while sick

25 May 23:58 The Globe and Mail 68426411325398408.html
Opinion: Quarantine was supposed to buy Ontario time. The province squandered it

The government was supposed to develop robust testing, contact tracing and messaging

25 May 19:00 The Globe and Mail 68426410116026287.html
Jakarta doctors share their experiences spending Ramadan, Idul Fitri away from families

"I haven't seen my parents for almost three months," Lia, a doctor who works at a community health center (Puskesmas) in Duren Sawit district, said.

25 May 20:16 The Jakarta Post 7678601102499007990.html
COVID-19 patients in East Java hospital demand to be let out for Idul Fitri

COVID-19 patients at the Slamet Martodirjo regional hospital in Pamekasan, East Java, have demanded to be allowed to celebrate Idul Fitri at home with their families, with some resorting to extreme measures.

25 May 14:33 The Jakarta Post 7678601104187160687.html
Boris Johnson backs key aide over lockdown breach claims

Cummings has been a highly divisive figure in British politics since masterminding the successful 2016 Brexit campaign alongside Johnson.

25 May 11:23 The Jakarta Post 7678601104213409134.html
China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'

Fresh tensions between Beijing and Washington emerged as virus restrictions continued to shape and remake lives around the world, and in very different ways. 

25 May 11:59 The Jakarta Post 7678601102681144732.html
Dominic Cummings admits to breaking lockdown rules. What happens now?

The crucial question is whether the events of this weekend have permanently sapped public goodwill towards the government.

25 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924182577558112.html
This could be the moment the public finally sees through Boris Johnson

The depth of fury against the Prime Minister and Dominic Cummings transcends normal political divisions. 

25 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924182591260763.html
The Scottish Tories’ defence of Boris Johnson has left them looking craven

The Dominic Cummings scandal has exposed the party’s continuing lack of independence from Westminster.  

25 May 00:00 New Statesman 903924181954585256.html
10 things you need to know today: May 25, 2020

Trump suspends travel from Brazil due to coronavirus spike, Americans mark Memorial Day with limited public events, and more

25 May 12:50 The Week 149215356453073263.html
Is international travel allowed yet? See when Spain, Mexico, Italy, UK plan to reopen borders

Spain has announced that it will reopen its borders to foreign tourists in July and Mexico will start reopening in June. See when others will follow.

25 May 20:38 Yahoo 7097669637164535870.html
A last resort to save tourist season: 'Travel bubbles' emerge as solution to Europe's summer woes

Facing the loss of a significant part of their economies, some countries in Europe are banding together to ease travel restrictions and avoid quarantines.

25 May 08:40 Yahoo 7097669637360473016.html
COVID-19 Has Turned Paradise Into a Privacy Nightmare

When Tara Trunfio stepped off her flight from Boulder to Maui, she didn’t see the leis and grass skirts that so many visitors expect. Instead, the 23-year-old saw masked officials warning that visitors who don’t comply with the islands’ 14-day quarantine requirement would be arrested. A Hawaiian get-away

25 May 08:39 Yahoo 7097669637001319849.html
India air travel restart hits chaos and cancellations

Airlines' plans to resume air travel in India were in disarray on Monday after some states restricted the number of flights hours before departure, causing last-minute cancellations and leaving hundreds of passengers stranded. Airlines, including IndiGo, India's biggest carrier, SpiceJet and

25 May 08:09 Yahoo 7097669637487127280.html
Italy to recruit army of 60,000 volunteers to enforce social distancing rules

Italy wants to recruit an army of 60,000 volunteers to help enforce social distancing rules, amid fears that a second wave of infections could be looming. The volunteers would not have any policing powers but would patrol piazzas, parks, playgrounds, markets, bar areas and beaches, asking people not

25 May 13:51 Yahoo 7097669638378105732.html
India among 10 worst-hit COVID-19 nations as cases jump; air travel reopens

India on Monday posted its biggest single-day jump in cases of COVID-19, overtaking Iran to become one of the 10 worst-hit nations, even as the government allowed domestic air travel to restart. India reported another 6,977 cases, taking its total ot 138,845, according to government data, despite the

25 May 07:36 Yahoo 7097669637138003172.html
With suitcase and bikini emojis, Spain urges tourists back from July

Spain urged foreign holidaymakers on Monday to return from July as one of Europe's strictest lockdowns eased, but tourism businesses were sceptical about salvaging the summer season. "It is perfectly coherent to plan summer vacations to come to Spain in July," Tourism Minister Reyes Maroto

25 May 07:28 Yahoo 7097669638536606471.html
At New Delhi airport, hundreds of people anxious to get home but apprehensive about the risks queued from before dawn

Domestic flights resumed in India on Monday even as coronavirus cases surge, while confusion about quarantine rules prompted jitters among passengers and the cancellation of dozens of planes. India had halted all flights within the country, and departing and leaving for abroad, in late March as it sought

25 May 07:19 Yahoo 7097669638367243158.html
Virus Outbreak Britain

British leader Boris Johnson’s powerful chief aide insisted Monday that he wouldn't resign for driving the length of England while the country was under strict lockdown — a trip he made without informing the prime minister first. The government is facing a tide of anger from politicians and the

25 May 10:13 Yahoo 7097669637808325860.html
Navajo Nation imposes 57-hour lockdown as virus death toll rises

Even essential businesses must remain closed as the entire tribe enters a strict lockdown for Memorial Day weekend.

25 May 18:52 Yahoo 7097669638086741346.html
Joe Biden made his first appearance outside his home in 2 months to honor Memorial Day at a Delaware veterans park

Biden and his wife, Jill, wore black face masks in their first public appearance during the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 18:31 Yahoo 7097669637552763934.html
Italy coalition squabbles over recruiting volunteers to enforce distancing

Italy's coalition partners quarrelled on Monday over a proposal to recruit volunteers to enforce social distancing rules as the country gradually rolls back its coronavirus-related restrictions. Regional Affairs Minister Francesco Boccia, a member of the centre-left Democratic Party (PD), said some

25 May 14:29 Yahoo 7097669637781713670.html
President told to ‘just stop’ offensive tweets by own side after lashing out with insults and conspiracy theories as US death toll heads toward 100,000

Donald Trump spent the weekend ahead of Memorial Day playing golf and pushing conspiracy theories on Twitter, insulting his political enemies like Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi and Stacey Abrams and insinuating that MSNBC host Joe Scarborough is guilty of murder.His tweet storm

25 May 14:02 Yahoo 7097669637361341902.html
There were fears packed Tokyo could become a hotbed for the virus

Japan was poised to lift its nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on Monday, gradually reopening the world's third-biggest economy after new cases slowed to a crawl. Compared with hard-hit areas in Europe, the United States, Russia and Brazil, Japan has been spared the worst of the

25 May 06:36 Yahoo 7097669637902033226.html
Hong Kong Restaurants Are Going to Great Lengths to Protect Diners From Coronavirus. Here’s What They Could Teach the U.S.

Hong Kong hasn't recorded a cluster of coronavirus cases related to restaurants since late March. Here's how eateries are protecting customers

25 May 11:14 Yahoo 7097669637425853987.html
Trump threatens to move Republican convention if North Carolina won't allow packed arena

President targets Democratic governor days after state’s highest daily increase in coronavirus cases * Coronavirus – latest global updatesDonald Trump has threatened to move the Republican party’s national convention from Charlotte, North Carolina, if the state is unable to commit to “full attendance

25 May 15:47 Yahoo 7097669638136153665.html
Spain revises coronavirus death toll down by nearly 2,000

Spain's health ministry revised the country's coronavirus death toll down by nearly 2,000 to 26,834 on Monday after checking data provided by regions. Health emergency coordinator Fernando Simon said checks of the data had shown that some deaths had previously been counted twice and that some

25 May 15:19 Yahoo 7097669636898515493.html
Boris Johnson the 'people’s politician' risks squandering his common touch in standing by Dominic Cummings

Say what you like about Boris Johnson, he is not what you would call a “misfit” or a “weirdo”. Unlike his non-conformist chief adviser Dominic Cummings, who once touted for such ‘oddballs’ to join No 10, the Prime Minister is as conventional as any of the 20 Old Etonians who have ended up in Downing

25 May 15:27 Yahoo 7097669637372008606.html
WHO announces it will temporarily suspend hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 treatment

The study's steering committee met over the weekend, agreeing to suspend enrollment while gathering data about the safety and efficacy of the drug.

25 May 17:21 Yahoo 7097669638064854586.html
Trump threatens to pull Republican convention out of North Carolina

US President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina unless the state's Democratic governor guarantees he will swiftly lift restrictions on large gatherings of people during the coronavirus pandemic. "Unfortunately, Democrat Governor

25 May 17:10 Yahoo 7097669637874362645.html
Memorial Day: Biden wears face mask for first public appearance in 10 weeks but Trump refuses to

Joe Biden has appeared in public for the first time in more than two months to mark Memorial Day.In contrast to Donald Trump who has not worn masks during public appearances, both Mr Biden and his wife Jill Biden wore black face masks to lay a wreath a memorial for World War II and Korean War veterans

25 May 17:42 Yahoo 7097669638393827802.html
UN virus therapy trial pauses hydroxychloroquine testing

The World Health Organization said Monday that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine — the anti-malarial drug U.S. President Trump says he is taking — from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments, saying that its experts need to review all available evidence to date. In a press

25 May 17:20 Yahoo 7097669637177120831.html
Italy reports 92 coronavirus deaths on Monday, just 300 new infections

Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy climbed by 92 on Monday, against 50 the day before, the Civil Protection Agency said, while the daily tally of new cases dropped to just 300 from 531 on Sunday. Sunday's daily death toll did not include fatalities from the worst-affected Lombardy region

25 May 16:03 Yahoo 7097669636925413292.html
Joe Biden makes first public appearance since March

The apparent Democratic presidential nominee and his wife laid a wreath Monday to honor Delaware war dead, his first public foray since mid-March.

25 May 16:57 Yahoo 7097669638149614865.html
PM Jacinda Ardern reveals move to gatherings of 100 under alert level 2

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has revealed the government plans to allow gatherings of up to 100 from midday on Friday, 29 May.

25 May 16:20 SCOOP 5315659000148826070.html
WHO Halts Hydroxychloroquine COVID-19 Trials Citing Safety Concerns

The WHO placed a temporary halt on tests of the controversial COVID-19 coronavirus treatment hydroxychloroquine on Monday, citing growing safety concerns described in a study spanning six continents.

25 May 17:56 Interesting Engineering 7328942542244881734.html
Theatres await further relaxing of rules to lock in return date

"We can be closed down overnight but we cannot return overnight," says MTC boss Virginia Lovett.

25 May 08:10 The Age 7967730561413310006.html
Victorian cinema operators divided about re-opening on June 22

Limited capacity and a lack of new movies in the supply chain have made Victorian cinema operators hesitant to re-open in three weeks - but drive-ins have their foot on the pedal.

25 May 08:10 The Age 7967730562571006623.html
WA should relax grip on pubs and restaurants to allow 100 patrons: Liza Harvey

WA Opposition Leader Liza Harvey wants WA to relax restrictions on pubs, restaurants and cafes by lifting the number of permitted patrons from 20 to 100 and abolishing the four-square-metre rule.

25 May 07:18 The Age 7967730561112852571.html
Moving account reminds us of our good fortune

Age readers discuss life in lockdown and the gradual easing of restrictions.

25 May 14:00 The Age 7967730563055949465.html
Joe Biden, wearing a mask, makes first campaign stop in months

Former vice president Joe Biden has made his first campaign trip outside his Delaware home since quarantining himself due to the coronavirus pandemic 10 weeks ago.

25 May 17:03 The Age 7967730561531174918.html
Trump defends decision to play golf as US virus death toll nears 100,000

"The Fake & Totally Corrupt News makes it sound like a mortal sin - I knew this would happen!," Trump tweeted.

25 May 16:40 The Age 7967730561272489522.html
Teachers win hearts and minds as returning students show appreciation

Staff at Chatham Primary stepped over chalk scrawled love hearts and rainbows on their way through the school gates on Monday.

25 May 09:30 The Age 7967730561106900030.html
Dominic Cummings 'does not regret' lockdown travel as he addresses nation

Several Conservative backbenchers have joined calls from opposition parties for Mr Cummings to quit or be sacked

25 May 17:00 NottinghamshireLive 5149776701225480007.html
Spaniards can hit the beach and drink on the terrace as lockdown eases

Spain enters phase two of deconfinement as Madrid and Barcelona begin to ease lockdown measures.

25 May 10:48 euronews 7318238122098406501.html
Who is Dominic Cummings and why do so many people want him sacked?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest ally is accused of breaking the government's own rules during the coronavirus lockdown to arrange childcare for his four-year-old son.

25 May 10:26 euronews 7318238120673243049.html
Two new cases of COVID-19 detected at FMC Abeokuta

Barely 24 hours after the confirmation of three new coronavirus cases and one death at he Federal Medical Centre , Idi- Aba Abeokuta, the the facility again

25 May 22:15 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299481670478.html
COVID-19: WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine over safety concerns

A clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 has been ’temporarily’ suspended by the World Health Organisation

25 May 22:11 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299399783707.html
Rivers records 27 new cases of coronavirus, total now 116

Rivers State recorded 27 new coronavirus infections, one of the highest so far in the oil-rich state. The state recorded 52 cases between May 13 and 20.

25 May 18:35 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299542573330.html
Police officers invade retired civil servant's home, shoot son

The police spokesperson said the incident is being investigated.

25 May 15:42 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729301151779632.html
Manager of demolished hotel among 27 new COVID-19 cases in Rivers - Commissioner - Premium Times Nigeria

Rivers State recorded 27 new infections on Sunday, one of the highest so far recorded in a single day in the oil-rich state.

25 May 16:29 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729300521369970.html
Lockdown: How I was assaulted by Nigerian Airforce officers — Medical Doctor

The enforcement of lockdown imposed to check the spread of coronavirus across states has been mired by cases of rights abuses by various state actors

25 May 09:46 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729301151428389.html
South African bankers work from home

“We have established that we can work very effectively from outside of the building.”

25 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103787895491022.html
Industry insider reveals the true impact of the lockdown on the South African travel industry

An industry insider has provided real-world facts and figures on the impact of the extended lockdown on the South African travel and tourism industry.

25 May 00:00 MyBroadband 3036103789098990216.html
Charitable runs, walks learn to adapt to crowd limits

The coronavirus pandemic has forced charities or nonprofit groups to cancel or postpone an untold number of walks and runs that raise money for everything from Alzheimer's to Parkinson's.

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442002399576.html
Sioux Falls teachers say goodbye to long-empty classrooms

Language Arts teacher Tracie Robinson sat cross-legged in the hallway outside her classroom at Memorial Middle School. A list of names and locker numbers lay to her left and a stack of paper bags to h

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442393917918.html
2020 Watch: Differing views on remaking post-virus economy

Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign:

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441885438209.html
AP FACT CHECK: Faulty Trump claims on virus drug, vote fraud

When President Donald Trump doesn't like the message, he shoots the messenger.

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441052711117.html
Delaware governor says beach reopening went well

Delaware Gov. John Carney said Monday he was pleased with the behavior he saw over the holiday weekend as the state's beaches reopened with distancing measures in place.

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441962773303.html
New York marks 'especially poignant' Memorial Day amid virus

New Yorkers marked Memorial Day with car convoys and small ceremonies instead of big parades as the coronavirus reshaped the solemn holiday, blending tributes to virus victims and frontline workers wi

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441299034428.html
California issues guidelines for church reopenings

Religious services in California will look much different under rules unveiled Monday that limit attendance to 100 people and recommend worshippers wear masks, limit singing and refrain from shaking h

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442739213942.html
Asia Today: Philippines trying to ease quarantine congestion

As about 24,000 Filipinos who lost their jobs abroad are being transported by land, sea or air to their provincial homes, the president warned local officials not to refuse them entry out of coronavir

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442824728922.html
Americans finding ways to stay active while keeping distance

Vicki L. Friedman always wanted to play golf with her adult sons but until this spring couldn’t find time to learn the game and practice.

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442279203724.html
Memorial Day weekend draws crowds and triggers warnings

The Memorial Day weekend marking the unofficial start of summer in the U.S. meant big crowds at beaches and warnings from authorities about people disregarding the coronavirus social-distancing rules

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441572826062.html
Germany divided over plans to nix rules despite outbreaks

A spat is brewing between Germany's federal government and state governors over plans by some regional leaders to end pandemic-related restrictions despite fresh clusters of cases across the country.

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441734773411.html
High school yearbook staff shifts from prom to pandemic

When spring break started back in early March, the Moorhead High School yearbook staff was preparing to document a hectic spring of sports, concerts, prom and graduation. But COVID-19 canceled all tho

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441249929181.html
WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trial over safety fears

The World Health Organization said that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine - the malaria drug U.S. President Trump said he is taking - from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatme

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443030999636.html
Distant Memorial Day events as Georgians fill beaches, parks

It was a Memorial Day for distant ceremonies in Georgia, even as officials worked to contain crowds at parks and beaches amid concerns about the further spread of the coronavirus.

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442405680788.html
In race for tourism, Greece reopens cafes, island ferries

Greece restarted regular ferry services to its islands Monday, and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its tourism season.

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442489148796.html
Some visit Mississippi attractions as COVID-19 rules ease

With water parks and amusement parks reopen in Mississippi, visitors at one Gulf Coast attraction said they believed they were safe from coronavirus infection.

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836443069498651.html
Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and four other remaining areas on Monday, ending the restrictions nationwide as businesses begin to reopen.

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441982545882.html
UK's Johnson struggles to shift attention from aide's trip

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plans to announce further lockdown-easing measures were being overshadowed Monday by an outcry over the movements of a senior aide who allegedly flouted restrict

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442935707722.html
Running on empty? Charity events wary in time of COVID-19

It wasn't exactly the finish line Ali Riecke had in mind.

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836441792723483.html
'You are not going to die from COVID-19'

Good news (please see the accompanying table)! If you are under 65, in reasonably good health and do not have a vitamin D deficiency, you have only a tiny chance of dying from COVID-19. And if you are

25 May 00:00 The Washington Times 8941836442009374283.html
The federal government's $60 billion in JobKeeper savings could be used to prop up vulnerable sectors like tourism – but casuals and visa workers will again miss out

Having discovered an accounting error $60 billion in its favour, the Morrison government is ready to go spending.

25 May 01:18 Business Insider Australia 5575934301858707726.html
The plan for Parliament and COVID-19 transparency; In The News for May 25

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what’s on the radar of our editors for the morning of May 25 …—COVID-19 in Canada …OTTAWA — The House of Commons is meeting today to decide, again, how it’s going to function as COVID-19 restrictions gradually lift across the country.

25 May 08:46 National Post 4816958592218191384.html
Lockdown breach: Boris Johnson's top aide Cummings says he drove to tourist attraction to test his eyesight

He said his sight had been affected by his illness, and he wanted to check if he would be able to drive back to London from northern England

25 May 18:23 National Post 4816958590335705404.html
Gran, 81, dies after two residents from care home ‘with 15 coronavirus deaths transferred to her home’

A HEARTBROKEN son has called for answers after a care firm transferred two residents with suspected coronavirus to his mum’s home. Gran Sylvia Williamson, 81, died on Sunday May 17 at Kenton …

25 May 21:29 The Scottish Sun 6609127672854335463.html
Donald Trump Threatens to Move Republican Convention from North Carolina

President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to move the Republican National Convention from North Carolina.

25 May 13:51 Breitbart 3148363490899677182.html
Donald Trump: Fake News Reporting My Golf Outings as 'Mortal Sin'

Donald Trump ripped corporate media on Monday for criticizing his pair of golf outings on Memorial Day during the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 14:40 Breitbart 3148363490949214477.html
Pence: We Will Move RNC Convention to a More Open State 'if Needs Be'

On Monday, President Donald Trump put out a series of tweets pointing to North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper's (D) uncertainty about how much longer his state will be shut down due to the coronavirus, which could cause issues with Charlotte hosting the Republican National Convention in August. | Clips

25 May 14:19 Breitbart 3148363491949533477.html
France Announces 'Reciprocal Quarantines' for British Airport Arrivals

France has announced that it will be imposing 'reciprocal' quarantine measures on British arrivals after the UK announced quaranite measures.

25 May 15:10 Breitbart 3148363491884312855.html
Cummings Hits Back at Media: If People Are Upset, It's Your Fault

Dominic Cummings has criticised the establishment media for making false reports about his lockdown while suffering from coronavirus.

25 May 17:30 Breitbart 3148363490889463610.html
President Trump Suspends Travel from Brazil over Coronavirus Concerns

President Trump suspended travel from Brazil to the United States on Sunday as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen in South America.

25 May 00:13 Breitbart 3148363490879834589.html
Chicago Mayor Launches Police Raid to Stop Black Church’s Sunday Services

On Sunday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot mounted a raid on a black church for holding services in defiance of her coronavirus lockdown orders.

25 May 00:54 Breitbart 3148363490897631101.html
PHOTOS: Joe Biden Makes First In-Person Appearance in over 2 Months

Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in over two months by laying a wreath at a veterans park for Memorial Day. 

25 May 16:14 Breitbart 3148363491039573494.html
Derbyshire MPs react to Dominic Cummings' statement

'My constituents will think that it is one rule for them and another for the rest'

25 May 18:32 Derbyshire Live 9061707930309765651.html
How America Fell into Toxic Individualism

The American psyche's tendencies towards narcisissism and individualism have been weaponized into a toxic mentality that desperately needs reform and change.

25 May 00:00 Psychology Today 5895805838395151820.html
WHO Halts Trial Of Trump’s Anti-Malaria Drug After Study Finds Higher Mortality Rate In COVID Cases

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu announced on Monday that the organization is temporarily suspending its drug trial...

25 May 20:46 Talking Points Memo 4598529366662425319.html
‘It Feels Good To Be Out Of My House’: Biden Makes First In-Person Appearance In 2 Months

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden attended his first in-person event in months Monday since he started self-isolating at his Wilmington...

25 May 17:42 Talking Points Memo 4598529366546677330.html
Memorial Day: Trump thanks service members fighting 'invisible enemy'

May 25 (UPI) -- In Memorial Day remarks, President Donald Trump recognized members of the U.S. National Guard and armed services on the front lines of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic battling an "invisible enemy."

25 May 15:32 UPI 8257973863920229165.html
WHO suspends trials of hydroxychloroquine, citing safety

May 25 (UPI) -- The World Health Organization announced Monday it was temporarily pausing international medical trials involving the malarial drug hydroxychloroquine, which was touted by U.S. President Trump as a possible cure for COVID-19.

25 May 19:37 UPI 8257973865098462448.html
New Zealand to further ease restrictions; global infections top 5.5M

May 25 (UPI) -- As global infections surpassed 5.5 million on Monday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the limit on gatherings will be expanded to 100 people by the week's end.

25 May 09:03 UPI 8257973864103470627.html
India among 10 worst-hit Covid-19 nations as cases jump; air travel reopens

India has reported another 6,977 cases, taking its total to 138,845.

25 May 12:47 DAWN.COM 4500271767012800600.html
WHO warns of 'second peak' in areas where Covid-19 is declining

Says epidemics often come in waves, which means virus could come back later this year in places where first wave has subsided.

25 May 23:59 DAWN.COM 4500271767831652492.html
Devon and Cornwall MPs stay quiet on actions of Dominic Cummings

Dominic Cummings is due to make a public statement this afternoon after allegations he breached coronavirus lockdown restrictions

25 May 15:37 PlymouthLive 6373569607717845459.html
Ontario pushes back date for expanding social gatherings after spike in COVID-19 cases

Ontario's spike in the number of new COVID-19 cases has prompted the province to delay lifting restrictions on social gathering limits.

25 May 14:30 Toronto 5211060988636053622.html
There will be 'lessons learned' from situation at Trinity Bellwoods Park, Toronto mayor says

Toronto Mayor John Tory says there will be "lessons learned" from the incident that unfolded on Saturday at Trinity Bellwoods Park.

25 May 11:51 Toronto 5211060989464614700.html
Ontario premier tells 'reckless' people who packed Toronto park to get tested for COVID-19

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is asking everyone who ignored physical distancing rules at a Toronto park last weekend to get tested for COVID-19 while slamming their "reckless" behaviour.

25 May 11:35 Toronto 5211060988812684527.html
Over 500 flights take off, but states create plane confusion at airports

Maharashtra clears air, says short-term visitors exempt from isolation

25 May 20:30 Business-Standard 1502508925256103390.html
80 flights cancelled at Delhi airport; airlines follow Covid-19 guidelines

The flight schedule had been made for all airports, including those in West Bengal, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, which have decided to defer or restrict flights for now

25 May 08:07 Business-Standard 1502508924863438195.html
Students, migrants take the first flight home as air operations resume

Those who took first flights included paramilitary personnel, army men, students and migrants, who failed to book a ticket on special trains being run by the railways

25 May 02:39 Business-Standard 1502508925284344928.html
Lockdown 4.0: Flight attendants back to duty as domestic services resume

Domestic flight operations resumed across the country from today except in Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, after two months of suspension

25 May 02:29 Business-Standard 1502508926200699591.html
India coronavirus dispatch: The chances of catching Covid-19 on a plane

From the role of a constitutional court, to why increasing indebtedness is not the wisest solution, and the chances of catching Covid-19 on a plane - read these and more in today's India dispatch

25 May 10:05 Business-Standard 1502508925612734827.html
China to evacuate its citizens from India amid rising coronavirus cases

The Chinese embassy put out a notice on its website on Monday, asking those wanting to return home to book tickets in special flights

25 May 14:11 Business-Standard 1502508924743206519.html
Shinzo Abe lifts Tokyo's state of emergency, eyes fresh economic stimulus

The move meant that the whole country would now have the social distancing curbs loosened, after an initial lifting of restrictions for most areas on May 14

25 May 11:23 Business-Standard 1502508926511446102.html
Covid-19 crisis: WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine on safety concerns

Hydroxycholoroquine has been touted by Donald Trump and others as a possible treatment for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus

25 May 17:43 Business-Standard 1502508926356134563.html
I am doing fine after taking a two-week course of hydroxychloroquine: Trump

Trump has spent weeks pushing the drug as a potential treatment or prophylaxis for Covid-19 against the cautionary advice of many of his administration's top medical professionals

25 May 03:38 Business-Standard 1502508924942866667.html
Domestic air travel resumes with confusion at airports, cancelled flights

Chaos will make it even harder for airlines to recover from the impact of a two-month lockdown to contain the coronavirus, said analysts.

25 May 09:20 Business-Standard 1502508925398479471.html
Goa makes Covid-19 negative certificate mandatory for people entering state

The Chief Minister said that Goa is the only state to conduct 13,000 Covid-19 tests on all the people who have entered the borders

25 May 04:17 Business-Standard 1502508925158987774.html
Trust chiefs lead unprecedented criticism of ‘disgraceful’ Cummings

Three trust chief executives have openly attacked the prime minister’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings for allegedly flouting the lockdown rules.

25 May 10:37 HSJ 961429418477375975.html
Trust chiefs lead NHS criticism of ‘disgraceful’ Cummings

Three trust chief executives have openly attacked the Prime Minister’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings for allegedly flouting the lockdown rules.

25 May 10:37 HSJ 961429418203760017.html
California opens places of worship, in-store retail businesses -health officials

California retail with in-store shopping and places of worship that were closed under one of the most restrictive coronavirus containment rules in the United States may now open, health authorities announced on Monday.

25 May 23:34 Financial Post 2379081492717045993.html
Americans spend holiday at beaches and parks as virus death toll nears 100,000

The New York Times filled its entire front page with the names and select­ed detail­s of 1,000 victim­s on Sunday­

25 May 13:41 The Express Tribune 1105816787827834381.html
Who is Dominic Cummings - Boris Johnson's key aide grabbing news headlines in lockdown row?

Clamour seeking Cummings’ resignation as Johnson’s adviser has been growing after he took a 400 kilometre-journey during the lockdown.

25 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965377811021.html
CSMIA operates 47 flights to 14 destinations on May 26

These 47 flights were undertaken by seven domestic carriers, Mumbai International Airport Ltd ( MIAL) said in a statement.

25 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964383215025.html
Chaotic Sunday forces customers, airlines to re-draw plans for flight resumption

Constant changes in schedules and confusion over protocol underline the chaos over resumption of flights on May 25

25 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964841052032.html
Pandemic has increased money anxiety. Therapists hope to cure that

Interest in financial therapy rose after the 2008 recession, as Americans confronted their fears about money. The field has become relevant again, professionals say

25 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024965239448559.html
Donald Trump says he has finished taking hydroxychloroquine as coronavirus therapy

Trump was addressing his disclosure last week that he was taking hydroxychloroquine and a zinc supplement.

25 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024963464993380.html
Domestic aviation resumes: 532 flights operated, 39,231 passengers flown on Day 1

The first day was marred by cancellations, and customer complaints

25 May 00:00 Moneycontrol 1603024964570663121.html
Trump demands immediate answer from governor on RNC capacity

President Trump is demanding that North Carolina’s governor sign off on allowing the Republican National Convention to move forward with full attendance despite the ongoing pandemic.

25 May 14:11 ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay 5911730202605253506.html
Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

The prime minister of Japan has lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and the remaining areas of the country, ending the restrictions nationwide as businesses begin to reopen.

25 May 11:21 ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay 5911730202337609301.html
WHO to temporarily stop study of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

WHO says it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments, saying that its experts need to review all available evidence to date.

25 May 17:02 ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay 5911730202888846414.html
Joe Biden makes 1st in-person appearance in more than 2 months

For the first time in more than two months, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made an in-person appearance for Memorial Day.

25 May 16:40 ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay 5911730202000218952.html
NSW on alert with 1.2 million kids on the move

NSW's public transport stood up to its first post-pandemic test on Monday, as more than a million school students returned to classrooms.

25 May 08:29 The New Daily 5848147786034485950.html
Two million students back in classrooms in sign life edging towards a new normal

Almost two million students returned to classrooms across NSW and Queensland on Monday in the latest sign life is edging towards a new normal under the Almost two million students returned to classrooms across NSW and Queensland on Monday in the latest sign life is edging towards a new normal under the shadow of coronavirus.

25 May 12:51 The New Daily 5848147787123443306.html
Skills and training overhaul to form centrepiece of PM’s economic recovery plan

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will unveil major changes to skills and vocational training in a major economic speech about coronavirus recovery.

25 May 23:47 The New Daily 5848147786924767937.html
26 cases of Covid-19 at Mediclinic Cape Town

Twenty-six people have tested positive for Covid-19 at Mediclinic Cape Town in Oranjezicht, the medical facility confirmed on Monday.

25 May 20:26 News24 3752801378533447883.html
Teachers need more time to prepare - Sadtu KZN on return of staff to schools

The South African Democratic Teachers Union in KwaZulu-Natal says the extension for school staff to return to schools under Level 3 lockdown is not enough to prepare for the return of pupils.

25 May 20:55 News24 3752801377096353844.html
UK PM Johnson backs key aide over lockdown breach claims

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has defied pressure from within his own party and backed top aide Dominic Cummings over allegations he breached coronavirus lockdown rules.

25 May 08:33 News24 3752801378334918209.html
Teachers' union threatens legal action: 'Covid-19 exposes hidden horrors in schooling system'

There is uncertainty over whether schools will be Covid-19 ready for the reopening, with one union already threatening court action.

25 May 20:24 News24 3752801377319120336.html
SAMRC board apologises for Prof Gray's comments, bars staff from speaking to media

The SA Medical Research Council board has apologised to the Ministerial Advisory Committee for comments made by its president, Professor Glenda Gray, and says it will institute a fact-finding investigation into the "damage" the comments may have caused.

25 May 08:47 News24 3752801377952935746.html
Covid-19: 'It's in your hands' - Ramaphosa calls on citizens to play their part

President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa is now at risk of even more coronavirus infections as it prepares to gear down to alert Level 3 of the lockdown.

25 May 07:29 News24 3752801377539068016.html
Covid-19 wrap: Hydroxychloriquine trials suspended and over 344 000 deaths globally

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis.

25 May 22:12 News24 3752801377336680519.html
SAMRC investigation into Glenda Gray is a 'witch hunt' - Adam Habib

The SAMRC board's decision to investigate Glenda Gray has "crossed the line from holding someone to account to a witch hunt", Adam Habib says.

25 May 12:45 News24 3752801376627809530.html
From 'too late' to 'reckless and senseless' - opposition parties react to easing of lockdown

Political parties have varying reactions to government's decision to move South Africa from a Level 4 to a Level 3 lockdown.

25 May 10:19 News24 3752801378494735541.html
China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'

China has said that its relations with the United States were "on the brink of a new Cold War," fuelled partly by tensions over the coronavirus pandemic that has killed nearly 350 000 people worldwide and pitched the global economy into a massive downturn.

25 May 10:58 News24 3752801377555897029.html
Lockdown Level 3: Squabble over 'tender' disrupts delivery of PPEs to some Gauteng schools

Two districts in Gauteng have experienced disruptions in the delivery of oersonal protective equipment to schools, Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.

25 May 14:50 News24 3752801377860853464.html
Covid-19 wrap | Nearly 345 000 coronavirus deaths, outrage over British aide, Iran reopens shrines

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis.

25 May 14:59 News24 3752801376722835998.html
Adriaan Basson: Ramaphosa wins the day but it's up to us to keep the economy open

On Sunday night, Ramaphosa took charge of the crisis and showed the authoritarians in Cabinet that he is still the boss, writes Adriaan Basson.

25 May 06:00 News24 3752801377037929349.html
'Unfolding calamity' - Saftu threatens strike if public servants are forced back to work under lockdown Level 3

Two of South Africa's trade union federations have raised concerns over government's announcement that public servants must go back to work when the country gears down to Level 3 of the lockdown from next week, with the South African Federation of Trade Unions threatening strike action.

25 May 15:41 News24 3752801378609792095.html
OPINION | Government has wasted the goodwill of South Africans

The government expected quiet, unquestioning obedience from South Africans. Instead of trusting the public, being open and honest with them, the government has wasted goodwill and turned the public against it, writes Geordin Hill-Lewis.

25 May 15:59 News24 3752801376971698308.html
Mauritius records 2 new Covid-19 cases after month-long lull

Two residents of Mauritius who were recently repatriated from India have tested positive for Covid-19, the country's first cases in nearly a month, the government has announced.

25 May 15:30 News24 3752801377722995021.html
Staffer at a Cape Town primary school tests positive for Covid-19

A staff member at Hague Primary School in Delft in Cape Town has tested positive for Covid-19, the Department of Education said.

25 May 17:01 News24 3752801376853680133.html
WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine as Covid-19 treatment over safety concerns

The World Health Organization said Monday that it had "temporarily" suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloriquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 being carried out across a range of countries as a precautionary measure.

25 May 19:36 News24 3752801376800377477.html
Covid-19: Why the Western Cape has an 18 000-test backlog

The Western Cape has an 18 000-test backlog for Covid-19, says Premier Alan Winde.

25 May 21:09 News24 3752801377565323289.html
DA calls for a special inspector-general to monitor govt's Covid-19 relief fund

DA MP Geordin Hill-Lewis said previous localised disasters, as well as regular expenditure, had been lost through illegitimate procurement practices, undue cost escalation and direct theft, which made this a necessity.

25 May 21:49 News24 3752801378461929798.html
Africa Day: Covid-19 has multiplied SA's hardships, but continent will rise - Thandi Modise

The Covid-19 pandemic has multiplied the socio-economic hardships in our country and magnified the disparities, National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise says.

25 May 16:48 News24 3752801378067482551.html
Glenda Gray row: Academic body accuses health dept DG of 'abuse of power', actions are 'alarming'

Department of Health acting director-general Dr Anban Pillay "abused the power" of his office when he recommended an investigation be launched into Professor Glenda Gray, the Academy of Science of South Africa says.

25 May 16:59 News24 3752801377963214953.html
Lockdown Level 3: No parent will be forced to send their child to school, reassures Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says strict control measures would be implemented at schools to ensure the safety of pupils and teachers amid the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 09:05 News24 3752801377169094566.html
Covid-19 wrap | Trump bars travel from Brazil, Japan to lift nationwide state of emergency

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis.

25 May 09:19 News24 3752801376918116943.html
Montreal-area retailers reopening to public, with distancing measures in place

Many retail stores in Montreal area are opening their doors today, with customers being asked to remain spaced apart and follow hygiene protocols.

25 May 14:33 Montreal 8735609773471353312.html
WHO warns 'immediate second peak' of coronavirus threatens countries that reopen too soon

The World Health Organization said on Monday that parts of the world where coronavirus infection rates are declining may face an “immediate second peak” if they prematurely loosen restrictions to s…

25 May 19:08 Boing Boing 4601305170090990116.html
COVID-19: Iran Reopens Religious Shrines; Kremlin Spokesman Leaves Hospital

Here's a roundup of COVID-19 developments in RFE/RL's broadcast regions.

25 May 08:11 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794163622021524.html
Flights Cancelled, No Refunds: Chaos At Airports As India Resumes Air Travel

Several passengers complained that they were not given any prior notice and were only informed of cancelled flights when their boarding pass was scanned.

25 May 08:19 HUFFPOST 6665507018460894649.html
'Japan Model' Has Beaten Coronavirus, Shinzo Abe Declares

Prime minister Shinzo Abe has declared victory for the "Japan model" of fighting coronavirus as he lifted a nationwide state of emergency after seven weeks [Editor's note: the link may be paywalled; alternative source]. From a report: Speaking at a press conference on Monday evening in Tokyo, Mr Abe...

25 May 02:45 science.slashdot.org 3975130316926535475.html
WHO Temporarily Suspends Trial of Hydroxychloroquine Over Safety Concerns

The World Health Organization is temporarily pausing tests of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a coronavirus treatment in order to review safety concerns, the agency's director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu said Monday. From a report: The decision comes after a retrospective review p...

25 May 01:28 science.slashdot.org 3975130316144778947.html
WHO warns of 'second peak' in areas where COVID-19 declining – media

Many European countries and U.S. states have taken steps in recent weeks to lift lockdown measures.

25 May 23:59 UNIAN 6863008971568145263.html
There Were Zero Covid-19 Deaths In Ireland Today

There was very good news news this evening as Dr Tony Holohan confirmed there were no deaths from coronavirus in this country over the past 24 hours.There were 59 new...

25 May 00:00 BALLS.ie 974130361690928427.html
Joe Biden made his first appearance outside of his home in two months to honor Memorial Day at a veterans park in Delaware

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made a public appearance outside of his home for the first time in over two months on Monday to observe Memorial Day at a veterans park in Delaware.

25 May 18:31 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882973459272.html
Boris Johnson’s decision to back his own top aide who broke lockdown rules means ‘more people will die’ from the coronavirus, according to one of his own scientific advisers

A scientist who advises the UK government on the coronavirus says Boris Johnson’s support for an aide who breached lockdown rules has undermined efforts to fight the pandemic and warned that “more people are going to die” as a result.

25 May 11:46 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046884180886147.html
WHO announces it will temporarily suspend hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 treatment

The World Health Organization will temporarily suspend enrollment in hydroxychloroquine trials in a study of four treatment options for COVID-19, the WHO announced Monday in a press conference.

25 May 17:21 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882650746589.html
Trump marks Memorial Day by defending his weekend of golfing as the US coronavirus death toll creeps toward 100,000

As the US death toll from coronavirus crept toward 100,000, President Donald Trump spent his weekend golfing at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia.

25 May 16:12 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883342601922.html
QBE moves 15,000-strong global workforce onto Microsoft Teams

Within three months.

25 May 06:00 iTnews 4425008561088899734.html
UK to introduce 14-day quarantine for international arrivals

UK to introduce 14-day quarantine for international arrivals

25 May 20:40 The Independent 5308065341735429214.html
As US edges toward reopening, a mixed picture takes shape

As US edges toward reopening, a mixed picture takes shape

25 May 20:00 The Independent 5308065342674718979.html
Joe Biden made his first appearance outside his home in 2 months to honor Memorial Day at a veterans park in Delaware, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Biden and his wife, Jill, wore black face masks in their first public appearance during the coronavirus pandemic.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

25 May 18:31 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756389028680.html
Boris Johnson's decision to back his own top aide who broke lockdown rules means 'more people will die' from the coronavirus, according to one of his own scientific advisers, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Professor Stephen Reicher said Boris Johnson had "trashed" his own government's advice on the nationwide coronavirus lockdown.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

25 May 11:46 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757596455555.html
WHO announces it will temporarily suspend hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 treatment, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - The study's steering committee met over the weekend, agreeing to suspend enrollment while gathering data about the safety and efficacy of the drug.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

25 May 17:21 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756066315997.html
Trump marks Memorial Day by defending his weekend of golfing as the US coronavirus death toll creeps toward 100,000, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Trump frequently criticized Obama for golfing while he was in the White House, but has not held himself to the same standard as president.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

25 May 16:12 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756758171330.html
Joe Biden makes 1st in-person appearance in more than 2 months

For the first time in more than two months, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made an in-person appearance for Memorial Day.

25 May 11:40 Fox 4 8372747776868211528.html
Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

The prime minister of Japan has lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and the remaining areas of the country, ending the restrictions nationwide as businesses begin to reopen.

25 May 06:21 Fox 4 8372747777205601877.html
Trump demands immediate answer from governor on RNC capacity

President Trump is demanding that North Carolina’s governor sign off on allowing the Republican National Convention to move forward with full attendance despite the ongoing pandemic.

25 May 09:11 Fox 4 8372747777473246082.html
Jazz outpost FooJohn calls it quits on Charoen Krung

A Charoen Krung establishment that fused food and live music while showcasing gentrification done right is calling it quits Nearly four years after it was transformed from an old shophouse into a destination for jazz loyalists, FooJohn Building...

25 May 07:52 Coconuts 8871564983003060521.html
Joe Biden Calls Out Donald Trump, Says Being President Is About “More Than Tweeting From Your Golf Cart”

In a tweet posted on Sunday evening, former Vice-President and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden called out President Donald Trump saying, “The presidency is about a lot more than ...

25 May 02:09 The Inquisitr 1745625231834913422.html
Donald Trump Slammed As ‘Grotesque And Disgraceful’ By Former GOP Strategist On Memorial Day

President Donald Trump received criticism from a former Republican strategist about his behavior on Memorial Day. Steve Schmidt — who served as a campaign strategist for former President George ...

25 May 19:09 The Inquisitr 1745625230805259205.html
Travel to Queensland: Tourism operators face ruin over border closure due to coronavirus

Queensland tourism operators face ruin if they’re unable to target southern Australians for winter holidays due to borders remaining closed.

25 May 08:31 Traveller 679876628564641882.html
Johnson under pressure over defence of Cummings' lockdown breach

The UK Prime Minister is coming under increasing pressure to sack his top adviser after it emerge...

25 May 07:40 Newstalk 7635722257975737393.html
Evening top 5: No new coronavirus deaths in Republic as 59 new cases confirmed

Coronavirus: No new deaths reported in Republic for first time since MarchThere have been no new...

25 May 21:54 Newstalk 7635722257955860630.html
Americans are crowding public places and officials fear possibility of spikes in coronavirus cases

(CNN) — At a glance, it may look like many Americans have long forgotten about the dangers of coronavirus. Crowds packed beaches in Florida, Maryland, Georgia,...

25 May 12:59 WSVN 7News 4504855331142836233.html
Karnataka COVID-19 Tracker: 69 new cases reported on Monday; state tally climbs to 2,158

Karnataka reported 69 fresh cases of coronavirus on Monday, taking the state tally to 2,158. So far, 680 people have been cured and discharged while 43 succumbed to the virus, informed the state health department. Out of the 69 cases, 51 are returnees from Maharashtra.

25 May 08:19 Bangalore Mirror 4632149709781768006.html
Mother's Day gatherings boosted COVID-19 cases, health minister says

'... people seeing families when they should not have been more than five people together,'

25 May 20:45 KitchenerToday.com 52741010305858674.html
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.

25 May 08:00 KitchenerToday.com 52741010515151559.html
The plan for Parliament and COVID-19 transparency; In The News for May 25

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of May 25 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...

25 May 08:44 KitchenerToday.com 52741008963885980.html
Premier says anyone who wants a COVID-19 test will be able to get one

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced Sunday that anyone in the province can get tested for COVID-19, regardless of whether they have symptoms, as cases continued to mount and officials criticized thousands of people who gathered in a Toronto

25 May 02:42 KitchenerToday.com 52741009550338677.html
Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and four other remaining areas on Monday, ending the restrictions nationwide as businesses begin to reopen.

25 May 10:01 KitchenerToday.com 52741009895078783.html
UK leader's aide says he won't quit over lockdown road trip

LONDON — British leader Boris Johnson’s powerful chief aide insisted Monday that he wouldn't resign for driving the length of England while the country was under strict lockdown — a trip he made without informing the prime minister first.

25 May 17:10 KitchenerToday.com 52741010401706499.html
Packed parks like Bellwoods avoidable with better communication, experts say

Images of a downtown Toronto park packed with young people seemingly flouting physical distancing guidelines designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 have drawn sharp criticism from both politicians and the public.

25 May 21:37 KitchenerToday.com 52741009104381390.html
Mother's Day gatherings boosted COVID-19 cases, health minister says

TORONTO — Mother's Day gatherings contrary to physical distancing rules helped boost Ontario's COVID-19 cases, the health minister said Monday, and those rising numbers — plus concern over a large crowd at a Toronto park over the weekend — are delayi

25 May 21:32 KitchenerToday.com 52741009520013229.html
Quebec cautiously optimistic as COVID-19 trends improve, Montreal retail reopens

MONTREAL — Quebec reported its sixth consecutive daily decrease in the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 on Monday, as retail stores across the Montreal area reopened following weeks of shutdowns to slow the spread of the virus.

25 May 21:43 KitchenerToday.com 52741010438785273.html
23,615 confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa as deaths rise to 481

Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has announced that there are now 23,615 confirmed cases of coronavirus in South Africa.

25 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439265207507.html
Here’s how much Curro’s new online school costs – with applications now open

Curro Online, the new offering from private school group Curro, will go live in mid-June with applications open to all from Monday (25 May).

25 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596439015267308.html
5 important things happening in South Africa today

Lockdown level 3 is too little too late, say critics; scientists and academics rally behind professor who dared criticise government; World Health Organisation predicts over 23,600 deaths in South Africa due to Covid-19; and teachers unions push back against plans to re-open schools, saying things are not ready.

25 May 00:00 BusinessTech 2153596440598184792.html
Israelis Were Three Times More Critical of Severe Measures by Government to Control Pandemic Than in Other Countries

Among the Israeli respondents, 86% stated that the measures taken by the government were very important in stopping the expansion

25 May 13:11 Breaking Israel News 540123161531778563.html
A return with just 20 customers might not seem economic, but for Ballarat restaurants, it's a perfect start

Ballarat restaurateurs say a return to dine in with 20 people as of next Monday is a smart move

25 May 18:30 The Courier 3604583734467464425.html
Fears of primary school drop-outs from pandemic's digital divide

VULNERABLE children across Ballarat are now at increased risk of not completing a primary school education, let alone secondary studies, a leading children's...

25 May 23:00 The Courier 3604583734768021400.html
Merkel in tug-of-war with states over virus safety rules

A power struggle between Chancellor Angela Merkel and two German states over coronavirus rules erupted Monday as Berlin sought to extend social distancing restrictions by another month against a regional revolt.

25 May 13:50 Digital Journal 4566489172614287463.html
First Spanish beaches to reopen as lockdown eases

Coronavirus lockdown measures will finally be eased for people in Madrid and Barcelona from Monday, while elsewhere in Spain the first beaches are due to reopen.

25 May 02:00 Digital Journal 4566489171963700902.html
Partygoers celebrate as Iceland's nightclubs reopen

Iceland's dancefloors once again pulsed to the beat as the country's nightclubs reopened on Monday after a nine-week closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 22:30 Digital Journal 4566489171662450008.html
Unease in Greece as restaurants, cafes reopen

Restaurants and cafes across Greece opened ahead of schedule Monday as the country prepared to launch a shortened tourism season vital to its economy.

25 May 10:40 Digital Journal 4566489171957959684.html
Dominic Cummings: UK PM's top aide who flouted virus lockdown rules

Dominic Cummings became British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's trusted lieutenant after helping him score stunning ballot box successes.But his tactics and abrasive personality made enemies across the political spectrum.

25 May 14:50 Digital Journal 4566489171912229968.html
Japan set to lift coronavirus emergency as cases slow

Japan was poised to lift its nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on Monday, gradually reopening the world's third-biggest economy after new cases slowed to a crawl.

25 May 03:20 Digital Journal 4566489172652215791.html
Europe lifts virus shutters as Japan ends emergency

Europeans flocked to parks, gyms and pools on Monday as more countries eased coronavirus restrictions, while Japan lifted its state of emergency but urged vigilance to avoid another wave of infections.

25 May 01:10 Digital Journal 4566489173077910846.html
Parks packed, terraces open as Madrid and Barcelona celebrate easing

Hundreds of Madrid residents flooded to the city's parks as lockdown measures were finally eased in the Spanish capital and in Barcelona, while beaches reopened in parts of the country after months-long closures.

25 May 09:50 Digital Journal 4566489171594863353.html
Lorraine Kelly asks if Brits can appeal lockdown fines amid Dominic Cummings scandal

Dominic Cummings broke lockdown rules to drive to his parents' home

25 May 08:50 Entertainment Daily 8392972516866692948.html
Miriam Margolyes clarifies controversial remarks about 'greedy' Australians

She sparked complaints earlier this month with Boris Johnson comments

25 May 14:20 Entertainment Daily 8392972517420533632.html
BBC's Simon McCoy slams colleague Gary Lineker for 'abusing his position'

The Match of the Day host defended himself

25 May 17:46 Entertainment Daily 8392972517753895786.html
Dominic Cummings fails to apologise and has no regrets over flouting lockdown rules

Downing Street senior aide Dominic Cummings arrived at his own press conference to explain his widely condemned actions during lockdown 30 minutes late.

25 May 16:43 Entertainment Daily 8392972517846556330.html
Hataman bats for 'new normal' in education

Deputy Speaker and Basilan Rep. MujivHataman made this call to the Department of Education as the education sector, parents and students preparE for the next school year amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

25 May 09:12 Journal Online 6375127393134348940.html
Biden makes first in-person appearance in more than 2 months

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Delaware home.

25 May 00:00 The Zimbabwe Mail 3765424162604378418.html
Villas-Boas to stay on as Marseille coach

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Villas-Boas to stay on as Marseille coach

Andre Villas-Boas will return as Marseille coach for next season, the club announced on Monday, despite widespread reports.

25 May 20:59 Vanguard News 4125100339962258617.html
Odion Ighalo: Manchester United fear losing striker back to China next week

Career of Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo at Man United is now coming to an end after as the Red Devils fear they would lose the former Watford man back to China.

25 May 08:12 Legit 3764253649756483397.html
Seville derby the likely opener as La Liga sets the date for its return

Spanish football is likely to resume within a fortnight.

25 May 20:52 The42 5369852630146673453.html
Right stage approach spot playing feeling

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25 May 20:05 NEWS IBC 8038284272977359170.html
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo set to return to China next week

Manchester United face losing Odion Ighalo when his loan deal expires at the end of the month.

25 May 20:28 independent 5894610846316385836.html
From 'dust' to glory, Liverpool's 'miracle' of Istanbul

 Steven Gerrard said Liverpool did not "believe in miracles" and Jamie Carragher thought his "dreams had turned to dust", but 15 years ago Rafael Benitez's side pulled off one of football's greatest

25 May 08:58 Deccan Herald 2027555797086306727.html
Kevin de Bruyne backed to leave Man City if Champions League appeal fails

Kevin de Bruyne has said he would consider leaving Manchester City if the club were banned from the Champions League for two seasons.

25 May 13:59 men 6694993427667398012.html
LaLiga could return with a Seville derby

The Spanish top flight is edging towards a resumption.

25 May 13:04 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774142636256.html
LaLiga could return with a Seville derby

The Spanish top flight is edging towards a resumption.

25 May 13:02 Shropshire Star 3480199992745984459.html
Premier League to vote on return of contact training

Football News: Premier League clubs will vote on proposals for a return to contact training on Wednesday as the English top-flight seeks to take another step closer

25 May 13:03 The Times of India 6060938662907129386.html
Ross County chairman fears worst is yet to come for Scottish football

Roy MacGregor believes the game will have to deal with "a tsunami of unemployment and mental issues".

25 May 13:05 Sports Mole 7750663361846893636.html
LaLiga could return with a Seville derby

The Spanish top flight is edging towards a resumption.

25 May 13:03 Express & Star 7324224460292161995.html
Aston Villa star Jack Grealish ‘is worth the £80m tag’

Jack Grealish would be ‘worth every penny’ if Manchester United had to pay £80million for the Villa captain, according to former team-mate Alan Hutton.

25 May 07:17 Express & Star 7324224459815359292.html
No complaints from TNS boss Scott Ruscoe over finish

The New Saints chief Scott Ruscoe refused to play the blame game after his side relinquished the Welsh top flight title for the first time in nine years.

25 May 07:53 Shropshire Star 3480199992204153851.html
Darren Byfield aiming high at Walsall Wood

Walsall Wood manager Darren Byfield has 'unfinished business' with the club has he vows to make a promotion charge in the 2020/21 season.

25 May 07:40 Express & Star 7324224460853395987.html
Former Aston Villa loanee Tom Cleverley wary of restart

Tom Cleverley warns the Premier League’s Project Restart could be in ‘jeopardy’ if phase two results in a spike in coronavirus cases.

25 May 07:29 Express & Star 7324224459808466301.html
Bernard McNally expects ‘difficult’ Shrewsbury Town contract talks

Contract negotiations between star Shrewsbury turns could become 'like cat and mouse', believes former Town man Bernard McNally.

25 May 07:50 Shropshire Star 3480199991644972100.html
Marshall feared season suspension had robbed him of farewell

As the footy season restarts this week, the Wests Tigers star revealed his concerns that the round two game against the Knights may have been his last.

25 May 07:55 Brisbane Times 2314609339514300983.html
Burnley goalkeeper Joe Hart retains hopes of chance at big club

Burnley goalkeeper Joe Hart, who will be available on a free transfer in the summer, feels that he still has the ability to represent a big club.

25 May 22:16 Sports Mole 7750663361775820514.html
NHL plans move to small-group training as Phase 2 of return | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

TORONTO >> The NHL hopes to have players back in team facilities soon — with plenty of precautions.

25 May 22:11 Star-Advertiser 3439335388307651489.html
NRL 2020: NZ Warriors' Jazz Tevaga targets early return from injury

The 24-year-old believes he'll be ready to go against the Cowboys in round five.

25 May 07:29 Newshub 2131266986234754316.html
Alec Cleland hopeful that Drey Wright will stay at St Johnstone as three players sign new deals

St Johnstone caretaker manager Alec Cleland remains hopeful that Drey Wright will extend his stay with the club.

25 May 22:30 The Courier 4275302768743820726.html
How the coronavirus is forever changing the way MLB connects to fans

Teams are using baseball's unprecedented shutdown to revamp their social media strategy. For MLB, that could long outlast the pandemic.

25 May 12:00 ESPN.com 7331508222728368209.html
From ‘dust’ to glory, Liverpool’s ‘miracle’ of Istanbul

Steven Gerrard said Liverpool did not "believe in miracles" and Jamie Carragher thought his "dreams had turned to dust", but 15 years ago

25 May 12:52 The Guardian 7580308505117556367.html
‘I’d be having a crack’: Why Alex Rance could return to footy — but for a bitter Richmond rival

It only takes one small nugget to send footy into a speculative frenzy.

25 May 22:12 Fox Sports 7784787272711581756.html
Gary Neville fears financial "nightmare" threatens future of EFL clubs

Stevenage chairman Phil Wallace says relegation from League Two on a points-per-game system would be unjust.

25 May 12:25 Sports Mole 7750663360851875780.html
Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning beat Mickelson, Brady as £16.4m raised for charity

The exhibition match, against Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady, raised 20 million dollars.

25 May 10:17 Sports Mole 7750663361962290931.html
Manchester United stance on David Brooks and Josh King transfers

Bournemouth duo David Brooks and Josh King are being considered as fall-back options by United if they are unable to land their priority targets in the transfer window.

25 May 10:00 men 6694993429080438258.html
Man City could have four 'new signings' when Premier League returns

Manchester City returned to training this weekend, with no apparent new injury concerns to worry Pep Guardiola.

25 May 10:55 men 6694993427688556930.html
Tiger shines and Brady bites back as charity match proves an enjoyable release

15-time Major winner looks back to his best while quarter-back shows his human side

25 May 12:03 The Irish Times 8204772967622620817.html
Woods-Manning prevail in star-studded match, raised $20M for charity

Miami - Tiger Woods says while his surgically repaired back may never be 10-out-of-10 again, it won't stop him from being healthy and ready to go when the PGA Tour starts up again.

25 May 10:10 manilastandard.net 4715274784942315483.html
Lockdown Library: ‘I should be proud, but I’m not there yet’

It’s first thing in the morning in locked-down Ireland and Keith Fahey is reliving some of his ...

25 May 10:58 Buzz.ie 7092425148751423286.html
Guardiola had to make his stamp at Man City – Hart reflects on departure

Pep Guardiola's appointment at Manchester City gave established number one goalkeeper Joe Hart an immediate feeling of concern.

25 May 10:12 sportskeeda 1601194028195702330.html
Odion Ighalo set to leave Manchester United this week

Odion Ighalo has had a successful loan spell at Man Utd but his time at the club is set to end shortly.

25 May 10:11 men 6694993427675220514.html
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo set for China return next week

Ighalo has scored four goals in three starts for United.

25 May 18:56 Shropshire Star 3480199991398365740.html
‘Wits Signed A Broken Player’

After spending almost an entire season on the sidelines at SuperSport United, Cole Alexander has found a new lease on life at Bidvest Wits. The midfielder opened up on his rejuvenation at the Clever Boys.

25 May 12:15 Soccer Laduma 3901337370205401585.html
'He always petrified me' - Shane Williams recalls the moment he was asked to share a room with Paul O'Connell

Former Wales winger Shane Williams has revealed he was 'petrified' of Paul O'Connell before he found himself rooming with the Munster legend on the 2009 Lions Tour of South Africa.

25 May 10:27 independent 5894610844680128556.html
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25 May 18:45 NEWS IBC 8038284273694189846.html
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo set for China return next week

Ighalo has scored four goals in three starts for United.

25 May 18:58 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774565625450.html
Coronavirus: Japanese baseball season gets June 19 start date

But in the post-coronavirus era, no fans will be allowed to attend games.

25 May 18:56 Newshub 2131266986155008435.html
English women’s football season declared over

The 2019/20 season in the top two tiers of English women's football was called to an end on Monday by the Football Association (FA), but no decision has yet been made on how final standings will be decided.

25 May 18:08 The Citizen 410802301920341910.html
NHL moving to voluntary, small-group training as Phase 2 of return

Phase 2 of the NHL's return to play allows for a maximum of six players at one time for voluntary training at team facilities, with a target start of early June.

25 May 14:33 ESPN.com 7331508221386219400.html
'You could tell by Gattuso's demeanour he thought it was over' - Liverpool's 'miracle' of Istanbul

Today is the 15th anniversary of the famous game.

25 May 14:18 The42 5369852631195774197.html
Higuain Linked With Surprise Premier League Return

Juventus star Gonzalo Higuain has been linked with a surprise return to the Premier League, with two clubs reportedly keen on the striker.

25 May 14:26 Soccer Laduma 3901337372262151604.html
Coronavirus: Clubs to vote on proposal to resume contact training as Premier League eyes restart

New UK government guidelines issued on Sunday allow for the return of close contact training.

25 May 14:40 Scroll.in 8669301692282024352.html
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo set for China return next week

Ighalo has scored four goals in three starts for United.

25 May 18:56 Express & Star 7324224458944543276.html
Manchester United to lose loan striker Odion Ighalo next week?

Odion Ighalo will return to parent club Shanghai Shenhua when his loan deal with Manchester United expires next week, according to a report.

25 May 14:26 Sports Mole 7750663362734911045.html
Liverpool 'to complete Timo Werner deal in August or September'

Liverpool are reportedly still on course to sign Timo Werner from RB Leipzig, though a deal may not go through until August or September.

25 May 14:18 Sports Mole 7750663360768118982.html
Let’s Remember Some Raptors: The short-lived legend of Jorge Garbajosa

As time moves on, Jorge Garbajosa disappears into the mysts of time for Toronto. But let’s remember the time when he was critical to the success of the Raptors — and, sadly, what came next.

25 May 14:00 Raptors HQ 1825824263381459206.html
Manchester United and Man City react as FA end Women's Super League season

Manchester City and Man Utd Women have been told that their FA Women's Super League season will end with immediate effect.

25 May 14:33 men 6694993429054971670.html
Tackling, sparring allowed in next stage for Britain's elite athletes

More sports News: Soccer players will be able to tackle in close-contact training, and boxers spar with partners, in the next step towards Britain's elite athletes retu

25 May 06:01 The Times of India 6060938663591446413.html
Premier League: Crystal Palace's Andros Townsend eager to restart contact training

Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend says players are “desperate” to return to contact training and that he is encouraged by the results of the Premier League’s testing regime for the new coronavirus.

25 May 06:16 Firstpost 4760741713088296870.html
Premier League to vote on return of contact training

Premier League clubs will vote on proposals for a return to contact training on Wednesday as the English top-flight seeks to take another step closer

25 May 14:13 The Guardian 7580308504991628103.html
Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning prevail in star-studded match, raised $20m for charity

Golf News: PGA stars Woods and Phil Mickelson and two NFL quarterback legends Peyton Manning and Tom Brady squared off in an entertaining made-for-television cha

25 May 06:05 The Times of India 6060938663154826372.html
US$20m raised as Tiger beats Phil in celebrity clash

Golf News: The cash registers were ringing as the Tiger vs Phil match-up took on a whole new dimension. Most people on television were just delighted to see Wood

25 May 11:50 The Times of India 6060938663516548288.html
Report: NBA may “come back” with 1-16 playoff tourney, no regular season

The NBA is also exploring the idea of seeding playoff teams 1-16, regardless of conference

25 May 14:45 Raptors HQ 1825824262080493884.html
Three transfers will perfectly fit Pep Guardiola's Man City project

Pep Guardiola will have several interesting options to pick from in the next transfer window

25 May 06:00 men 6694993429673495117.html
'Unbelievable' – Klopp's physically gifted Liverpool side hailed by Coles

Liverpool's former head of physical therapy Phil Coles spoke to Stats Perform News about Jurgen Klopp and the high-flying Reds.

25 May 06:00 sportskeeda 1601194029005776734.html
Angel Gomes should look to past greats to fulfil his Manchester United dream

The talented youngster turned down an initial contract offer at Man Utd due to fears over playing time - but past examples show all may not be lost for Gomes

25 May 06:00 men