Coronavirus latest news: Leicester becomes first British city to have draconian lockdown measures reimposed

There has been more than one million cases of Covid-19 in the 22 countries of the World Health Organization’s Eastern Mediterranean region, the WHO confirmed on Sunday. As of 11:00 on Sunday, 1,025,478 cases and 23,461 deaths have been recorded from the region, which spans from Morocco to Pakistan. While cases in Europe have been largely declining, […]

GOLDSTEIN: Shootings up 20% as city council debates defunding police

City Council meets Monday to consider cutting the $1.22 billion police budget by 10% next year, or $122 million, at a time when shootings in Toronto are up by 20% over last year. Gun violence this year is also on pace to surpass 2019’s record number of occurrences since police street checks (aka carding) were […]

How parks have become vital for city dwellers – Channel 4 News

26 Apr 2020 We’ve been to East London’s Victoria Park to see how people are spending their daily exercise time with the necessary social distancing We’re now a month into the lockdown, with most of the country staying indoors – only venturing outside for a bit of exercise once a day, or the occasional essential […]

Video shows small plane make emergency landing on highway near Quebec City

ST-AUGUSTIN-DE-DESMAURES, Que. — A small plane caused a stir this morning when it landed on a highway near Quebec City. Motorists who were driving on Highway 40 near the municipality of St-Augustin-de-Desmaures alerted the police around 10:40 a.m. Sgt. Helene Nepton of the provincial police said the aircraft landed without incident, and nobody on the […]

Biden mocks rival Buttigieg’s record as small city mayor

Joe Biden is escalating his criticism of Democratic presidential rival Pete Buttigieg By JULIE PACE and HUNTER WOODALL Associated Press February 8, 2020, 7:56 PM 4 min read MANCHESTER, N.H. — Scrambling to salvage his presidential campaign, Joe Biden escalated his criticism of Pete Buttigieg on Saturday, mocking Buttigieg’s experience as mayor of South Bend, […]

Virginia city official brings AR-15-style rifle to council meeting – triggering some colleagues

A city official in Virginia showed support for the Second Amendment earlier this week by bringing an AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle to a city council meeting. The move by Portsmouth Councilman Nathan Clark came as the council was to consider making the city a “Second Amendment Constitutional City” – placing it in symbolic opposition to gun-control […]

Man City target Julian Weigl joins Benfica in £20m transfer from Borussia Dortmund – The Sun

BENFICA have signed midfielder Julian Weigl from Borussia Dortmund for £20million. The 24-year-old was being tracked by Manchester City in the summer as Pep Guardiola searched for potential Fernandinho replacements. 1 Benfica have signed midfielder Julian Weigl from Borussia Dortmund Guardiola opted for Rodri from Atletico Madrid in a £62.5million deal as Weigl went on […]

Can Innisfil, a rural town without its own bus service, build a transit-centred city of the future?

Innisfil, a rural town north of Toronto with seemingly endless country roads, vast open fields, no public bus service and onions as its best known commodity, wants to change its narrative and become a city of the future. Through a project known as the Orbit, the small town wants to use a soon-to-be-built GO train […]

Burnley vs Man City LIVE stream on Amazon Prime Video: How to watch for free online and which TV channel

Manchester City need a result at Turf Moor on Tuesday night as they bid to revive their Premier League title hopes. A disappointing 2-2 draw at Newcastle United has left Man City trailing Liverpool by 11 points after just 14 games. Pep Guardiola’s side cannot realistically afford to lose any more games – or even […]