News

America was unprepared for a major crisis. Again.

Inadequate planning, uneven leadership, lack of agility and bureaucratic inertia compound problems when disasters hit, say veterans of past national crises.

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Source: Washington Post

5 Aprile, 2020
Coronavirus: Greece places second refugee camp into lockdown after migrant tests positive for Covid-19

Aid groups call for evacuation of settlements amid rising fears of outbreak

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Source: The Independent

5 Aprile, 2020
Commander of confusion: Trump sows uncertainty and seeks to cast blame in coronavirus crisis

Trump’s machinations have a dogged showman’s quality, trying to erase memories from his two months of playing down the covid-19 threat.

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Source: Washington Post

4 Aprile, 2020

Business

Coronavirus lockdown to hit low-paid, young and women hardest, warns IFS

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Source: The Guardian

5 Aprile, 2020
RUTH SUNDERLAND: Coronavirus could be the catalyst to a far fairer and better-functioning economy

Covid-19 should be the trigger for wholesale change. Once and for all, there must be a reckoning with the morally bankrupt moguls who put profits before the safety of their staff.

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Source: Daily Mail

5 Aprile, 2020
Savers’ lifeline as Tesco mulls £550m payout: 220,000 small investors in line for dividend

The supermarket giant is likely to post a rise in annual profits from £1.56 billion to £1.85 billion on Wednesday, as boss Dave Lewis prepares to bow out after six years in charge.

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Source: Daily Mail

5 Aprile, 2020
Rottweiler splits fund to avoid Neil Woodford-style cash crisis as markets tumble

Martin Hughes told investors that some harder-to-sell assets held by Toscafund Mid Cap fund were being moved into a 'side pocket' portfolio.

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Source: Daily Mail

5 Aprile, 2020
Top Democrats Press Treasury to Accelerate Airline Bailout

Senator Chuck Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi are urging Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin not to negotiate so aggressively that it deters companies from taking aid to protect workers.

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Source: The New York Times

5 Aprile, 2020
How Economists, Too, Are Taking On the Coronavirus Crisis

The pandemic has prompted many in the field to focus on ways to address it and anticipate its aftermath.

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Source: The New York Times

5 Aprile, 2020

Arts&Culture

Love Island’s Amber Gill wows in wild animal print lingerie as she shares sizzling Instagram snap

Amber Gill made sure she indulged in some me-time on Sunday.

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Source: Daily Mail

6 Aprile, 2020
Laura Whitmore compares her recent holiday with Iain Stirling to sunbathing in her garden

The TV host, 34, also sported a pair of sunglasses and styled her blonde locks into an updo as she posed alongside Iain, 32, in front of a  picturesque view of the countryside.

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Source: Daily Mail

6 Aprile, 2020
Who is Joe Wicks? The fitness guru leading PE lessons for British kids in lockdown

Wicks's PE lessons for children have been viewed by millions of people worldwide

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Source: The Indipendent

6 Aprile, 2020
How to watch Joe Wicks' hugely popular PE workout online

Bestselling author and YouTuber hosts daily workouts to encourage physical fitness during lockdown

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Source: The Indipendent

6 Aprile, 2020

SPORT

  • PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor tells Health Secretary to protect NHS workers before hitting out at footballers

    Health Secretary Matt Hancock continued his calls for Premier League players to take a pay cut but the Professional Footballers' Association chief executive has issued a strong rebuttle in a verbal row that continues to escalate

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    Source: The Independent

    6 Aprile, 2020
  • The female Somali runners aiming to break more than records

    'Run and beat the boys with the skinny legs!' urges a woman decked in a brown jilbab. Abdi Latif Dahir meets the women competing to push cultural boundaries in male-dominated Somaliland

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    Source: The Independent

    5 Aprile, 2020
  • In a Crisis, Even a Gift From the N.C.A.A. Begets Turmoil

    Baseball players face particularly tough choices after a decision to allow an extra year of eligibility for spring athletes whose seasons were cut short by the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Source: The New York Times

    5 Aprile, 2020
  • Coronavirus crisis: PFA attacks Premier League's 30 per cent pay-cut proposal in strong statement

    Players' union released statement on behalf of top-flight stars criticising proposals made by Premier League clubs, pointing out the impact a pay cut would have on NHS funding

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    Source: The Independent

    4 Aprile, 2020
  • Kobe Bryant Headlines 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Class

    Four players who defined basketball this century — Bryant, Tamika Catchings, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett — make up one of the most-anticipated player classes ever.

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    Source: The New York Times

    4 Aprile, 2020
  • A Tennis Coach Was Abusing Minors. Should the Sport’s Federation Have Known?

    The United States Tennis Association has asserted it can police itself when it comes to abuse cases. The story of one coach raises doubts.

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    Source: The New York Times

    4 Aprile, 2020