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Shell cuts dividend for first time since World War Two

Royal Dutch Shell cut its dividend for the first time since World War Two on Thursday as the energy company retrenched in the face of an unprecedented drop…

Coronavirus Testing available for Millions more in UK

Million more people in England can now avail the Coronavirus testing from today after the government loosened rules on who can apply. Testing expanded last week to all…

Russian President admits shortage of PPE as lockdown gets extended

Russian President Vladimir Putin has admitted that despite a big increase in production and import of PPE, there is a shortage of protective equipment for health workers on…

Matt Hancock worried over new Covid syndome in UK Children

Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary has expressed his concern about a rare but serious new syndrome in children possibly linked to COVID-19. The children are brought in…

Oxford University leaps ahead to prepare the Coronavirus vaccine by September

Oxford University group is together in the worldwide race for developing the vaccine to stop the coronavirus. Most other teams have had to start with small clinical trials…

UK’s contact-tracing app to be ready in a fortnight

NHS chief responsible for building the coronavirus contact-tracing app hopes the first version will be ready in a fortnight’s time. Matthew Gould also disclosed plans to log the…

Indian Uber driver in UK evicted from home and left to die of coronavirus

Rajesh was being treated in Northwick Park Hospital in London, the city where he worked as an Uber driver for most of the year. Mary was 5,000 miles…

Conte unveils plan for Italy life after lockdown

The Italian leader also vowed to reopen schools by September and most other businesses over the next three weeks. But he warned that people would have to wear…

UK PM Boris Johnson back in London after COVID-19 recovery

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned to his official London residence after spending more than two weeks recovering from a coronavirus infection, his office said on Sunday. “I…

France daily coronavirus deaths rise to 437

France on Monday reported 437 new deaths from COVID-19 in hospitals and nursing homes over the last 24 hours, marking a rise after lower daily figures in the…

German start-up in global demand with anti-coronavirus escalators

Tanja Nickel and Katharina Obladen were still in high school when they patented an idea to disinfect escalator handrails using UV light. A decade later, their small German…

Lockdown inspires Italian boy to create coronavirus video game

While most nine-year-olds have been battling during lockdown with the vagaries of home schooling, Lupo Daturi has been waging war on COVID-19 itself. Virtually. The fourth-grade pupil from…

French coronavirus deaths reach 22,856 as government eyes how to ease lockdown

The death toll in France from the coronavirus has risen by 242 to 22,856, the health ministry said on Sunday, as the government prepares to see how it…

UK reports lowest coronavirus death toll in weeks

Britain on Sunday reported its lowest daily rise in coronavirus deaths in nearly four weeks as the government resisted calls for an early easing of countrywide lockdown rules….

Researchers found coronavirus in a patient’s eyes – days after it left her nose

Italy’s first coronavirus patient traveled from Wuhan, China, to Italy in late January and was admitted to the hospital with coronavirus symptoms days later. A recently published report…

Finland extends bans on large public gatherings until July

Gatherings of more than 500 people will be banned until the end of July but other restrictions could be lifted soon, Finland’s prime minister Sanna Marin said on…

Russia’s confirmed coronavirus cases surge past 52,000

Russia recorded 5,642 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, bringing its nationwide tally to 52,763, the Russian coronavirus crisis response centre said on Tuesday. Fifty-one people…

Istanbul death toll hints Turkey is hiding a wider coronavirus calamity

For weeks President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has presented Turkey’s performance in handling the coronavirus as one of the world’s most successful, as he maintained strict control over information…

Herd immunity or lockdown: Which works better against coronavirus

The Swedish government has gone out on a limb with its implementation of a strategy known as ‘herd immunity’ to beat back the most aggressive pandemic since the…

Turkey has most coronavirus cases outside Europe and U.S.

Turkey’s confirmed coronavirus cases have risen to 86,306, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Sunday, the highest total for any country outside Europe or the United States. An…

Germany’s coronavirus cases rise by 2,458 to 139,897

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases have risen by 2,458 to 139,897, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Sunday. That was lower than a…

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