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UK road travel falls to 1955 levels as Covid-19 lockdown takes hold

20 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Motor traffic and air pollution decline steeply, with walking and cycling in cities also down Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The coronavirus...
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Footprints by David Farrier review - fossils of the Anthropocene

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

From nuclear waste to huge numbers of jellyfish... what signs will future generations find of today's ecological crisis? David Farrier's idea in this book is to try and imagine...
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Brazil: coronavirus fears weaken Amazon protection ahead of fire season

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Fewer law enforcement officials going into the field open door for land invasions, indigenous communities and NGOs warn Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus...
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Farmers across Europe bank on improvised armies of pickers to save harvest

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Growers from Ireland to Spain says coronavirus lockdown has stopped migrant workers from arriving Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage At this time of...
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The best flameless candles

The best flameless candles

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Flameless candles are great for decorative illumination and elegant ambiance without messy wax or fire hazards. Made of wax, LED Lytes Pillar Candles resemble the real thing...
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A NYSE exec lays out data showing why the exchange is committed to reopening floor trading even as Wall Street adapts to remote work

A NYSE exec lays out data showing why the exchange is committed to reopening floor trading even as Wall Street adapts to remote work

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Michael Blaugrund, NYSE's chief operating officer, told Business Insider the exchange is fully committed to reopening its trading floor as soon as it believes it's safe to do...
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'We must use this time well': climate experts hopeful after Cop26 delay

23 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Moving summit gives world time to respond to coronavirus and may allow a new US leader to join talks Green campaigners and climate leaders have vowed to keep up the pressure on...
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Emergency funding support for local sports sector

1 day ago   |   Liverpool Express

Coronavirus is having an impact on every part of life, and the physical activity and sports industry - locally and nationally - is no exception. Sport England has announced a...
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Secret footage shows calves from Ireland beaten and kicked in France

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Video by activists appears to show cruel treatment of weeks-old cattle transported on long journeys to Europe for veal Footage which appears to show Irish calves being beaten...
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'Thank you Greta': natural solutions to UK flooding climb the agenda

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

People are increasingly looking to restore the soil's ability to retain water, planting trees and hedges, and creating relief channels to tackle the recurring threat of high...
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Heartbreak as brave NHS nurse dies from coronavirus - 'You were an angel...

Heartbreak as brave NHS nurse dies from coronavirus - 'You were an angel. night mummy'

AN NHS nurse has died after testing positive for coronavirus, leaving behind three young daughters. Read more ...

Fascinating Google data from 131 countries shows where people go amid...

Fascinating Google data from 131 countries shows where people go amid lockdowns - with park and grocery visits plummeting as much as 90%

Google has released aggregated location data from 131 countries that shows how people are moving around during the coronavirus pandemic. The data compares footfall from up to a... Read more ...

Mother-of-three NHS nurse, 36, who caught coronavirus while treating...

Mother-of-three NHS nurse, 36, who caught coronavirus while treating patients in hospital has died 

Areema Nasreen, 36,a nurse in the West Midlands, tested positive for the virus after developing a soaring temperature, body aches and a cough. Read more ...

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo says the coronavirus has made him lose 13 pounds in 3...

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo says the coronavirus has made him lose 13 pounds in 3 days, hallucinate his dead father, and chip a tooth from the chills

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo has described what it's like to have the coronavirus . He told a CNN town hall on Thursday that his sweating from a fever has caused him to lose 13... Read more ...

Bernie Ecclestone reveals his delight at becoming a father for the fourth...

Bernie Ecclestone reveals his delight at becoming a father for the fourth time at the age of 89

Bernie Ecclestone, 89, is expecting a boy in July with his wife Fabiana Flosi, 44. The former F1 boss, who is currently at his farm near Sao Paul, Brazil, said he is 'very... Read more ...

Detroit bus driver dies from coronavirus days after posting angry video...

Detroit bus driver dies from coronavirus days after posting angry video about a passenger

Jason Hargrove felt ill about four days after posting a passionate video on social media on March 21. He died Wednesday, said Glenn Tolbert, the head of the drivers union. Read more ...

Gary Lineker blasts Matt Hancock demand for footballers to rush into...

Gary Lineker blasts Matt Hancock demand for footballers to rush into coronavirus pay cuts

The former England striker and Match of the Day host believes that Premier League stars should not be vilified yet and said: ''I think a lot of footballers will do something'. Read more ...

Coronavirus: Executive is not collapsing, says Foster as she calls for unity...

Coronavirus: Executive is not collapsing, says Foster as she calls for unity after O'Neill criticism of health minister

First Minister Arlene Foster has said the Executive needs to be united after deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill criticised the region's health minister for his handling of... Read more ...

FTSE as doubts grow over oil deal between Saudi Arabia and Russia

FTSE as doubts grow over oil deal between Saudi Arabia and Russia

The FTSE 100 index of Britain's biggest companies fell 1 per cent or 54 points to 5,426 shortly after opening in London this morning as oil prices shed some of their huge gains. Read more ...

Coronavirus updates: NI leaders at loggerheads as O'Neill says Health...

Coronavirus updates: NI leaders at loggerheads as O'Neill says Health Minister Swann 'too slow' to act

Deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill has criticised Health Minister Robin Swann's response to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...