European Union starts to open its borders publishing a 14 country list

The Council today (30 June) adopted a recommendation on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU. Travel restrictions should be lifted for countries listed in the recommendation, with this list being reviewed and, as the case may be, updated every two weeks. Based on the criteria and conditions set […]

India coronavirus: Country opens of one of the world’s largest hospitals

The Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre, the largest facility of its kind in India, became partly operational on Sunday, with 2,000 of its 10,000 beds available, according to the Delhi government. The remaining 8,000 beds at the facility, which is located in the Chattarpur area of Delhi, will be in use from Wednesday. India’s Home […]

Huge, fast-moving forest fire threatens cottage country in Lac-St-Jean region

Article content continued Environment Canada meteorologist Alain Roberge said that warm, dry weather was likely to persist. Despite rain in the forecast for Saturday, it may not be enough to help firefighters in the area. “The worst part is that when the first showers arrive, they are often accompanied by thunderstorms,” Roberge said. “So even […]

UK coronavirus live: calls for tougher distancing measures as death toll rises across the country | Politics

It sounds draconian but we have to enforce social distancing, otherwise the pressure on our NHS is just going to get worse and worse. That means no non-essential travel, no non-essential visits outside the home, and when you are outside the home stay 2 metres apart, don’t touch your face and wash your hands when […]

No Country On track to Ensuring a Better Future for its Children — Global Issues

Climate change, ecological degradation, migrating populations, conflict, pervasive inequalities, and predatory commercial practices threaten the health and future of children in every country, a new report states. Credit:Tess Bacalla/IPS by Samira Sadeque (united nations) Friday, February 21, 2020 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Feb 21 (IPS) – There is no country that is on the […]

Premiers stay together — for the country

The country’s premiers — determined to stress unity after a divisive federal election campaign — tiptoed past any political minefields at a Toronto meeting to reach joint positions on some key issues. The Premiers declined an opportunity to speak out about Quebec’s religious symbols bill or some provinces’ opposition to new pipelines, and focused instead […]

Moment man tells Tory activist to ‘go back to a white f***ing country’

A British Asian Tory activist has been left shaken after he was subjected to a four-minute foul-mouthed rant by a screeching man in Islamic dress who told him to ‘go back to a white f***ing country’. Has Ahmed, 23, was canvassing for the party in Redbridge, north east London, ahead of next month’s crunch election […]