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Boeing announces voluntary layoffs to cut costs as coronavirus leaves it in 'uncharted waters'

Boeing announces voluntary layoffs to cut costs as coronavirus leaves it in 'uncharted waters'

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Boeing will offer a voluntary layoff option to employees this month, the company said Thursday. CEO Dave Calhoun said in a letter to workers that the plan would allow Boeing to...
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'Thank you Greta': natural solutions to UK flooding climb the agenda

21 hours 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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INM director Len O'Hagan appointed to chair board of NI Water for second term

INM director Len O'Hagan appointed to chair board of NI Water for second term

22 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Dr Len O'Hagan CBE has been appointed to chair the board of Northern Ireland Water for a second term.
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Little Women scene stolen by water bottles spotted in background

23 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Greta Gerwig remake of 19th century novel features not one, but two, very modern items Louisa May Alcott's classic 1868 novel Little Women is known for being forward thinking...
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Doctors will be flown to ships stationed off the NSW coast to evacuate coronavirus patients

Doctors will be flown to ships stationed off the NSW coast to evacuate coronavirus patients

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Eight cruise ships have been locked in a stand off with the New South Wales government for nearly three weeks after refusing to leave Australian waters and go back to their...
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Trump calls for 2 stranded Holland America cruise ships to be able to dock as coronavirus fears grow in Florida

Trump calls for 2 stranded Holland America cruise ships to be able to dock as coronavirus fears grow in Florida

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

United States President Donald Trump has expressed support of Holland America's stranded cruise ships. "I'm going to do what's right not only for us but for humanity," Trump...
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14 ways to save on your utility bills when you're at home all day, according to a consumer savings expert

14 ways to save on your utility bills when you're at home all day, according to a consumer savings expert

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

At least 251 million Americans have been told to remain at home to help stop the spread of the coronavirus . The extra time at home means utilities are being used far more than...
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Coronavirus task force freezes shipments of medical equipment for US allies

1 day ago   |   The Independent

California congresswoman Maxine Waters blasts Donald Trump as 'incompetent idiot' over situation
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10 best smart home devices that make life easier, from speakers to cameras

1 day ago   |   The Independent

Switch on a light or water the plants by raising your voice
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Coronavirus: Swimmer Sharon van Rouwendaal reveals ingenious way of training during lockdown

1 day ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

The Dutch athlete, who won 10km open water Olympic gold in Rio four years ago, has found a novel way of honing her technique while in isolation
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Coronavirus testing to be ramped up to 100,000 a DAY as Hancock vows UK will...

Coronavirus testing to be ramped up to 100,000 a DAY as Hancock vows UK will defeat virus

BRITAIN is aiming for 100,000 daily coronavirus tests by the end of April, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Thursday, an increase of around tenfold from current levels. Read more ...

The US Navy just fired a commander for creating 'little bit of a panic' on...

The US Navy just fired a commander for creating 'little bit of a panic' on his aircraft carrier reeling with coronavirus - but its reasoning isn't adding up

Senior Navy officials relieved a commander of an aircraft carrier on Thursday for a loss of confidence, four days after he sent a letter urging for more assistance in dealing... Read more ...

The White House may recommend all Americans wear cloth masks or face...

The White House may recommend all Americans wear cloth masks or face coverings to prevent coronavirus spread

The White House may recommend that everyone in the US cover their face when going out. Masks are not perfect at preventing viral illnesses, especially because many people don't... Read more ...

The New England Patriots' Boeing 767 private jet just flew 1.2 million N95...

The New England Patriots' Boeing 767 private jet just flew 1.2 million N95 face masks from China to Boston. Take a closer look at the team plane

The New England Patriots donated the use of a team private jet to pick up over 1 million N95 supply maks in China. The championship-winning team owns two former American... Read more ...

Boris Johnson seen outside for first time since coronavirus diagnosis as PM...

Boris Johnson seen outside for first time since coronavirus diagnosis as PM claps for NHS

BORIS JOHNSON emerged from self-isolation for the first time in public as he stood at the doorway of No10 Downing Street to celebrate the NHS as thousands across the UK clapped... Read more ...

Can Matt Hancock's slick promises to test 100,000 a day in coronavirus fight...

Can Matt Hancock's slick promises to test 100,000 a day in coronavirus fight really work? 

BEN SPENCER: How will the Government hit this 100,000 a day target and how many tests will be the vital 'antigen' swab tests that detect the presence of a virus? Read more ...

Navy to relieve commander of coronavirus-stricken USS Roosevelt after his...

Navy to relieve commander of coronavirus-stricken USS Roosevelt after his public plea for help

Reuters reported on Thursday that Captain Brett Crozier will be relieved of his command of the USS Roosevelt. Read more ...

Andrew Cuomo has overnight become one of the US's most trusted leaders...

Andrew Cuomo has overnight become one of the US's most trusted leaders because his daily COVID-19 briefings are the opposite of Trump's

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has taken a star turn with his daily coronavirus press briefings, even getting more consistent airtime abroad than President Donald Trump. From the... Read more ...

Holland America tells cruise passengers on Rotterdam ship they won't be...

Holland America tells cruise passengers on Rotterdam ship they won't be getting off for at least 2 more nights after weeks of being stranded at sea

Passengers onboard Holland America's MS Rotterdam cruise ship are set to undergo health checks and processing by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement today... Read more ...

Surgeon kicked over coronavirus fears sets up website for NHS workers in need 

Surgeon kicked over coronavirus fears sets up website for NHS workers in need 

Orthopaedic surgeon, Joseph Alsousou, who was asked to leave his Oxford home over his landlord's virus fears has set up a website to match vacant rooms to NHS workers in need. Read more ...