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 2020-03-30 16:44 

AFP

Moscow under lockdown as global virus cases top 700,000...

Russia's capital became the latest world city to impose a coronavirus lockdown on Monday as declared cases globally topped 700,000 and the planet braced for a drawn-out battle against the disease.The sweeping measures have wiped out millions of jobs, ...

 2020-03-30 16:44 

AFP

Stocks, oil prices slide on shattered demand...

World stock markets mostly tumbled and oil prices plunged Monday despite fresh Chinese and Australian stimulus to shore up an economy shattered by the coronavirus fallout. AxiCorp's Stephen Innes said markets looked like they were "nearing policy ...

 2020-03-30 16:44 

AFP

Study shows potential impact on football's transfer market of virus pandemic...

The coronavirus pandemic which has caused football to grind to a halt will also have a major impact on the transfer market value of players in Europe's leading leagues, according to a study published on Monday....

 2020-03-30 16:34 

AFP

Rashford helps feed children during virus shutdown...

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford is working to get food to children who rely on free school meals after the coronavirus shutdown....

 2020-03-30 16:31 

UPI

Macy's to start furloughing employees this week due to COVID-19 closures...

Macy's announced Monday it will start furloughing employees this week as its stores remain closed because of the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-03-30 16:27 

UPI

'Late Night with Seth Meyers' to return Monday with Bernie Sanders interview...

"Late Night with Seth Meyers" will air on NBC this week with guests Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Woody Harrelson, Kiernan Culkin and Bobby Flay....

 2020-03-30 16:20 

Reuters Africa

Denmark may gradually lift lockdown after Easter if coronavirus numbers stay stable - PM...
 2020-03-30 16:20 

UPI

Amphibious transport dock ship USS Fort Lauderdale launched...

The 12th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship, the future USS Fort Lauderdale, was successfully launched in Pascagoula, Miss., the Navy announced. The vessel is expected to be commissioned in 2022....

 2020-03-30 16:19 

AP

Long-standing UK restaurant chain goes bust as sector reels...

LONDON (AP) — Well-known food and retail chains in Britain are calling in bankruptcy administrators and struggling to pay bills after the government ordered shops and restaurants closed to fight......

 2020-03-30 16:18 

UPI

Coach Sean Payton posts Saints plays on Twitter...

Many NFL coaches are tight-lipped when it comes to giving opposing teams insights into their offensive and defensive strategies, but New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton recently tweeted a series of his play calls....

 2020-03-30 16:09 

UPI

Roy Wood Jr.: Comedians are 'adapting' to the coronavirus pandemic...

Comedian Roy Wood Jr. said the current coronavirus pandemic has brought stand-up comedy, along with much of the entertainment industry, to a standstill, leaving "all eyes on the Internet."...

 2020-03-30 16:04 

AFP

Benzema deepens France rift by ridiculing 'go-kart' Giroud...

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema has mocked France striker Olivier Giroud by likening himself to a Formula One car and Giroud a go-kart....

 2020-03-30 16:03 

UPI

'Locke & Key': Netflix renews series for Season 2...

"Locke & Key," starring Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup, Emilia Jones and Jackson Robert Scott, will return for a second season on Netflix....

 2020-03-30 16:03 

AP

Macy's to furlough majority of its 130,000 workers...

NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's will furlough a majority of its 130,000 workers with its stores dark.The company on Monday said it is transitioning to an ''absolute minimum workforce" needed to......

 2020-03-30 16:00 

UPI

Neanderthals were eating mussels, fish, seals 80K years ago...

Scientists have found evidence that Neanderthals were consuming mussels, fish, seals and other marine species at least 80,000 years ago....

 2020-03-30 16:00 

UPI

'Ollie's Pack' to premiere April 6 on Nickelodeon...

Nickelodeon's latest original animated series "Ollie's Pack" is set to premiere on April 6 at 4 p.m. EDT....

 2020-03-30 16:00 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Russia weighs nationwide coronavirus lockdown as toll rises...
 2020-03-30 15:59 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Navy hospital ship arrives to help New York battle coronavirus...

A 1,000-bed Navy hospital ship docked in Manhattan on Monday and a field hospital was going up in Central Park for coronavirus patients, as officials in New York City, the epicentre of a widening U.S. outbreak, pleaded for more help from Washington....

 2020-03-30 15:58 

Reuters

Macy's to furlough most of 130,000 employees as stores stay shut...

Macy's Inc said on Monday it would furlough most of its 130,000-strong workforce starting this week as all stores of the department chain operator have been temporarily shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.'...

 2020-03-30 15:58 

Reuters Africa

Italy's epidemic should stabilise soon, but vigilance needed - WHO...

Lockdowns and stringent measures in place in Italy for the past two weeks should lead soon to a stabilisation in its coronavirus epidemic, but vigilant follow-up will be required, a senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday....

 2020-03-30 15:57 

Reuters

BRIEF-Biotest FY Loss After Tax Narrows To EUR 4.7 Million...

BIOTEST AG:'...

 2020-03-30 15:57 

Reuters

[ World ]

UK coronavirus death toll rises to 1,408...

The number of people who have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the United Kingdom rose to 1,408, according to figures released on Monday, an increase of 180, a smaller rise than the previous set of numbers....

 2020-03-30 15:57 

Reuters

Spain eyes suspension of some rent payments and evictions - govt source...

Spain's government is fleshing out a 700-million-euro ($770 million) package to help private tenants through the coronavirus crisis and is likely to suspend evictions and rental payments for several months, a government source said on Monday.'...

 2020-03-30 15:57 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Spain eyes suspension of some rent payments and evictions - govt source...

Spain's government is fleshing out a 700-million-euro ($770 million) package to help private tenants through the coronavirus crisis and is likely to suspend evictions and rental payments for several months, a government source said on Monday....

 2020-03-30 15:56 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Macy's to furlough most of 130,000 employees as stores stay shut...

Macy's Inc said on Monday it would furlough most of its 130,000-strong workforce starting this week as all stores of the department chain operator have been temporarily shut due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-30 15:56 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UK coronavirus death toll rises to 1,408...

The number of people who have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the United Kingdom rose to 1,408, according to figures released on Monday, an increase of 180, a smaller rise than the previous set of numbers....

 2020-03-30 15:56 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Harley-Davidson grants board seat to investor Impala...

Harley-Davidson Inc said on Monday it would hand one board seat to Impala Asset Management in a settlement just days after the investor began pressing to replace two directors at America's oldest and best-known motorcycle maker....

 2020-03-30 15:56 

Reuters Africa

Sierra Leone lifts ban on pregnant girls attending school...

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sierra Leone on Monday overturned a ban on pregnant girls attending school in a victory for human rights activists who had fought against it for five years....

 2020-03-30 15:55 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Macy's to furlough most of 130,000 employees as stores stay shut...
 2020-03-30 15:55 

Reuters

Harley-Davidson grants board seat to investor Impala...

Harley-Davidson Inc said on Monday it would hand one board seat to Impala Asset Management in a settlement just days after the investor began pressing to replace two directors at America's oldest and best-known motorcycle maker.'...

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