Plante campaigns in St-Léonard ahead of by-election

Mayor Valérie Plante held a news conference to talk about changes to the way the Ville Marie borough deals with outdoor terraces and about the city filing a complaint with the Quebec Municipal Commission about the conflict with N.D.G./C.D.N. borough mayor Sue Montgomery in Montreal on Feb. 14, 2020. Dave Sidaway / Montreal Gazette Montreal […]

Met Office warnings EXTENDED: Latest warnings as up to 90mph winds to hit UK and Ireland | Weather | News

Swathes of the UK are currently under Met Office weather warnings for wind and snow. The Met Office are warning of up to 70mph gusts in the UK this weekend, while some parts of Ireland could see winds up to 90mph (145km/h). The Met Office had a widespread warning for wind in place across much […]

Ontario confirms eighth coronavirus case is Toronto man who travelled to Egypt

TORONTO — Ontario health officials say they have confirmed a new positive case of COVID-19 in Toronto. Dr. David Williams, medical officer of health, said Friday night that this is the eighth case of novel coronavirus in the province. Officials said the patient is a man in his 80s with a travel history to Egypt. […]

Where did the new coronavirus come from? Past outbreaks provide hints

As scientists and public health officials around the world scramble to contain the deadly coronavirus outbreak, some researchers are also racing to solve the enduring mystery of where the newly identified virus came from. The coronavirus, which first sickened people in China in December, is thought to have passed from animals to humans, like many […]

IMF finds decrease in Ukraine’s purchasing power

According to figures released by the International Monetary Fund, in 2019, Ukrainians had significantly less purchasing power than Russians, Belarussians, and Poles. Purchasing power parity is the rate at which the currency of one country would have to be converted into that of another country to buy the same amount of goods and services in […]

Milwaukee Molson Coors shooter had long-running dispute with co-worker

MILWAUKEE – The man who opened fire at the Molson Coors plant Wednesday, killing five co-workers and himself, had been involved in a long-running dispute with a co-worker that boiled over, according to law enforcement and brewery sources who spoke to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Anthony N. Ferrill, 51, had worked as an electrician for more than 20 years, about […]

U.S. brewery shooting could spur gun debate in presidential race

Milwaukee (Reuters) – A Molson Coors Beverage Co employee has shot five co-workers to death before taking his own life at the company’s beer-brewing complex in Milwaukee, the latest episode in a rising tide of gun violence already reverberating in the U.S. presidential race. FILE PHOTO: Police investigate a shooting at the Molson Coors headquarters […]

Trump says US ‘very, very ready’ for coronavirus: Live updates | Coronavirus outbreak News

The coronavirus is spreading more quickly in Europe, the Middle East, and other parts of the world than in China where the virus first emerged in the central city of Wuhan at the end of last year. The number of new coronavirus infections inside China was for the first time overtaken by fresh cases elsewhere […]

Tourists desert coronavirus-stricken Milan: Italian city’s streets are empty

The typically-bustling streets of Milan have been left empty as Italy struggles with the spread of the deadly coronavirus.  The country went from six cases to more than 400 with 12 dead since last Friday, becoming Europe’s worst-affected region. Now Milan’s once-packed roads have been left empty as the country battles with being the continent’s […]