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Germany has a remarkably low coronavirus death rate - thanks largely to mass testing, but also culture, luck, and an impressive healthcare system

GERMANY HAS A REMARKABLY LOW CORONAVIRUS DEATH RATE - THANKS LARGELY TO MASS TESTING, BUT ALSO CULTURE, LUCK, AND AN IMPRESSIVE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

Germany's death rate from the coronavirus is substantially lower than that seen in Italy, Spain, and the UK. 49,603 Germans had tested...

A Wuhan seafood vendor believed to be one of the first coronavirus patients says 'a lot fewer people would have died' if the Chinese government acted sooner

A WUHAN SEAFOOD VENDOR BELIEVED TO BE ONE OF THE FIRST CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS SAYS 'A LOT FEWER PEOPLE WOULD HAVE DIED' IF THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT ACTED SOONER

Wei Guixian, a 57-year-old seafood vendor in Wuhan, China, was among the first 27 people to be diagnosed with the coronavirus, which...

 
 
 
Trump reportedly called former Yankees player Alex Rodriguez to ask for his thoughts on handling the coronavirus outbreak

TRUMP REPORTEDLY CALLED FORMER YANKEES PLAYER ALEX RODRIGUEZ TO ASK FOR HIS THOUGHTS ON HANDLING THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

President Donald Trump called the former baseball player Alex Rodriguez for his thoughts on the administration's response to the coronavirus...

France turned one of its high-speed trains into an ambulance to transport coronavirus patients across the country

FRANCE TURNED ONE OF ITS HIGH-SPEED TRAINS INTO AN AMBULANCE TO TRANSPORT CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

France turned one of its high-speed trains into a vehicle to transport coronavirus patients from overburdened hospitals in the east...

 
 
 
The trauma of the coronavirus pandemic could cause a nationwide spike in substance abuse, experts say

THE TRAUMA OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC COULD CAUSE A NATIONWIDE SPIKE IN SUBSTANCE ABUSE, EXPERTS SAY

Substance use disorder researchers told Business Insider that the trauma of a pandemic may cause a spike in addiction. A 2008 analysis...

A coronavirus 'super-spreader' in India who refused to self-isolate sparked an outbreak that left 40,000 people in quarantine, officials say

A CORONAVIRUS 'SUPER-SPREADER' IN INDIA WHO REFUSED TO SELF-ISOLATE SPARKED AN OUTBREAK THAT LEFT 40,000 PEOPLE IN QUARANTINE, OFFICIALS SAY

A coronavirus "super-spreader" who refused to self-isolate prompted the quarantine of about tens of thousands, officials said. The...

 
 
 
A Connecticut doctor has been charged after authorities said he deliberately coughed on his coworkers

A CONNECTICUT DOCTOR HAS BEEN CHARGED AFTER AUTHORITIES SAID HE DELIBERATELY COUGHED ON HIS COWORKERS

A Connecticut doctor was arrested on suspicion of coughing and hugging two co-workers in spite of social distancing measures to prevent...

Electric scooter startup Bird has laid off 30% of the company in a scramble to preserve a 'cash runway' to last until the end of 2021

ELECTRIC SCOOTER STARTUP BIRD HAS LAID OFF 30% OF THE COMPANY IN A SCRAMBLE TO PRESERVE A 'CASH RUNWAY' TO LAST UNTIL THE END OF 2021

Scooter startup Bird cut almost a third of its workforce in an online call on Friday morning, as the cash-guzzling startup prepares...

 
 
 
The US's coronavirus death rate is currently 1.6% - one of the lowest of any hard-hit country. Here's how it compares to places like China and Italy

THE US'S CORONAVIRUS DEATH RATE IS CURRENTLY 1.6% - ONE OF THE LOWEST OF ANY HARD-HIT COUNTRY. HERE'S HOW IT COMPARES TO PLACES LIKE CHINA AND ITALY

The coronavirus' death rate - a calculation that divides the number of known deaths by the total number of confirmed cases - varies...

Panama Canal blocks Holland America cruise ship with 138 ill crew members and passengers, and 2 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on board

PANAMA CANAL BLOCKS HOLLAND AMERICA CRUISE SHIP WITH 138 ILL CREW MEMBERS AND PASSENGERS, AND 2 CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 ON BOARD

The MS Zaandam, a Holland America cruise ship dealing with an outbreak of respiratory illness onboard, will be barred from entering...

 
 
 
Trump again demands governors 'be appreciative' of his coronavirus response and says Pence shouldn't call 'the woman from Michigan,' Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

TRUMP AGAIN DEMANDS GOVERNORS 'BE APPRECIATIVE' OF HIS CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE AND SAYS PENCE SHOULDN'T CALL 'THE WOMAN FROM MICHIGAN,' GOV. GRETCHEN WHITMER

Donald Trump demanded that governors show deference to the administration during the coronavirus crisis, saying, "I want them to be...

The $2 trillion stimulus law could leave startups out in the cold. Here's why Silicon Valley is worried

THE $2 TRILLION STIMULUS LAW COULD LEAVE STARTUPS OUT IN THE COLD. HERE'S WHY SILICON VALLEY IS WORRIED

While the new coronavirus-spurred stimulus law offers help to all kinds of companies, startups may be barred from tapping into one...

 
 
 
Trump snubbed Pelosi by not inviting her to signing of the historic, $2 trillion coronavirus bill she helped negotiate

TRUMP SNUBBED PELOSI BY NOT INVITING HER TO SIGNING OF THE HISTORIC, $2 TRILLION CORONAVIRUS BILL SHE HELPED NEGOTIATE

President Donald Trump did not invite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, or any Democrats, to the signing of the historic $2 trillion coronavirus...

California Governor Gavin Newsom has banned all evictions in the state through May for renters impacted by coronavirus

CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM HAS BANNED ALL EVICTIONS IN THE STATE THROUGH MAY FOR RENTERS IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS

California Governor Gavin Newsom, in an executive order Friday, banned evictions statewide through May 31 for renters impacted by the...

 
 
 
Airbnb is freezing marketing spending and slowing hiring as losses reportedly reach hundreds of millions of dollars

AIRBNB IS FREEZING MARKETING SPENDING AND SLOWING HIRING AS LOSSES REPORTEDLY REACH HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

Airbnb has halted most teams to freeze hiring for the foreseeable future, according to a report in The Information on Friday . Technical...

Leaked memo shows how Knotel's CEO planted a feel-good story and his playbook for burying news about job cuts at the flex-office startup

LEAKED MEMO SHOWS HOW KNOTEL'S CEO PLANTED A FEEL-GOOD STORY AND HIS PLAYBOOK FOR BURYING NEWS ABOUT JOB CUTS AT THE FLEX-OFFICE STARTUP

Knotel laid off and furloughed a total of 50% of the company's staff on Friday. Days earlier, Knotel CEO Amol Sarva emailed staff with...

 
 
 
Leaked documents reveal McDonald's response to insiders' worries about a 'black-eye' for its reputation over sick leave amid the coronavirus outbreak

LEAKED DOCUMENTS REVEAL MCDONALD'S RESPONSE TO INSIDERS' WORRIES ABOUT A 'BLACK-EYE' FOR ITS REPUTATION OVER SICK LEAVE AMID THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

McDonald's has faced scrutiny over its approach to sick leave amid the coronavirus outbreak, prompting worries about a "black-eye in...

There are signs that social distancing is working in the US, even as the country becomes the coronavirus pandemic epicenter

THERE ARE SIGNS THAT SOCIAL DISTANCING IS WORKING IN THE US, EVEN AS THE COUNTRY BECOMES THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC EPICENTER

The US has surpassed China as the world's largest hotspot for coronavirus transmission , with more than 100,000 confirmed cases . But...

 
 
 
Leaked emails show Amazon is moving full steam ahead with this year's Prime Day shopping extravaganza, even as it grapples with the coronavirus pandemic

LEAKED EMAILS SHOW AMAZON IS MOVING FULL STEAM AHEAD WITH THIS YEAR'S PRIME DAY SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA, EVEN AS IT GRAPPLES WITH THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Amazon is inviting sellers and vendors to submit deals for this year's Prime Day, its annual mega shopping event, despite the supply...

The best screwdrivers

THE BEST SCREWDRIVERS

A good set of screwdrivers is essential for any household, A screwdriver is handy for tightening the occasional loose screw or bigger...

 
 
 



Who has come into contact with coronavirus-positive Boris Johnson?

Who has come into contact with coronavirus-positive Boris Johnson?

The Prime Minister had been meeting various officials before his positive test The Prime Minister's positive coronavirus test result will raise questions about who he has been... Read more ...

Man Utd have made Donny van de Beek transfer offer as Red Devils look to...

Man Utd have made Donny van de Beek transfer offer as Red Devils look to beat Real Madrid

Manchester United have made a late bid to sign Donny van de Beek in an attempt to beat Real Madrid to signing the Ajax star. Read more ...

TGV transforms into high-speed ambulance

TGV transforms into high-speed ambulance

One of France's high speed TGV trains is being used to relocate patients to less crowded hospitals. Read more ...

Frank Lampard completes sensational return to Chelsea as manager

Frank Lampard completes sensational return to Chelsea as manager

Frank Lampard has been unveiled as Chelsea's new manager, sealing a fairytale return for the club's all-time record goalscorer and greatest-ever player. 'I am immensely proud,'... Read more ...

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock announces that he has the coronavirus just...

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock announces that he has the coronavirus just hours after Boris Johnson also tests positive

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock tests positive for the coronavirus. Hancock announced the news on Friday just hours after Boris Johnson announced that he had also caught the... Read more ...

Burnley 0-0 Arsenal - Premier League 2019/20: Live score and updates

Burnley 0-0 Arsenal - Premier League 2019/20: Live score and updates

The positives for Mikel Arteta are that Arsenal remain unbeaten away from the Emirates under him and this was the sort of afternoon they may have left Lancashire with nothing a... Read more ...

Boris Johnson coronavirus positive: UK PM's symptoms after testing positive...

Boris Johnson coronavirus positive: UK PM's symptoms after testing positive for COVID-19

BORIS JOHNSOSN has revealed today he's tested positive for coronavirus. Now in self-isolation, what are the UK Prime Minister's symptoms? Read more ...

James Martin's cream of the country: Stuffed porchetta

James Martin's cream of the country: Stuffed porchetta

Try these scrumptious recipes from James Martin's new book and TV series use the best of British produce, from succulent pork to the berries in this glorious pud. Read more ...

Donald Trump sure Boris Johnson will be ‘totally great' after coronavirus blow

Donald Trump sure Boris Johnson will be ‘totally great' after coronavirus blow

President Trump has wished Boris Johnson - who has asked the US for more ventilators - a speedy recovery from coronavirus after the pair spoke on the phone on Friday Read more ...

Boris Johnson coronavirus: PM releases Twitter post on diagnosis - Watch...

Boris Johnson coronavirus:  PM releases Twitter post on diagnosis - Watch the video

BORIS JOHNSON tested positive for coronavirus and made the shocking announcement in a video he posted on his Twitter account, thanking the nation for the amazing effort in the... Read more ...