City has long known about dangerous N.D.G. intersection, document shows

Article content continued “Anything that can improve security in the sector will be considered and implemented,” Houde-Roy said. “Pedestrian security must be a priority and we won’t compromise on this.” Houde-Roy admitted, however, no significant improvements have been made up to this point because of Turcot and an agreement between the city and Transport Quebec […]

UK coronavirus vaccine shows early promise – Live updates | News

  Scientists at Oxford University said their experimental coronavirus vaccine has been shown in an early trial to prompt a protective immune response in hundreds of people who got the shot Several banks in Hong Kong closed branches or curtailed their working hours on Monday after a spike in the number […]

18 states in ‘red zone’ for COVID cases, White House document shows

The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 600,000 people worldwide. Over 14 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be […]

Chinese people ‘scared to venture out alone’ amid rising coronavirus-related abuse, case study shows

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Rising levels of racist abuse towards people of Chinese heritage is likely to escalate when the coronavirus lockdown lifts, an academic has warned. Chinese people have been coughed at, attacked and told to “go back home”, according to a study that includes […]

UK deaths hit 30,076 as graph shows death rate isn’t highest in Europe – The Sun

THE UK death toll has hit 30,076 but a graph shown today at the daily coronavirus press briefing showed that the UK’s death rate isn’t the highest in Europe. Data showed the UK still has a lower death rate than Spain and Italy when population is taken into account – although we are worse than […]

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 […]

Number of smokers down 165,000 in five years, survey shows

There are an estimated 165,000 fewer smokers in the country than five years ago, according to the latest annual Healthy Ireland Government-funded survey by market research company Ispos MRBI. Some 17 per cent of the population smoke, compared with 23 per cent in 2015. One in four smokers said the plain cigarette packaging with health […]