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World Rugby rejects ‘Coronavirus Cup' suggestion

World Rugby rejects ‘Coronavirus Cup' suggestion

2 hours ago   |   Planet Rugby

World Rugby has dismissed the idea of a major international tournament to be held in England in 2021 to ease the financial impact of the coronavirus crisis. Former Rugby...
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Accor cuts 800 jobs in Middle East and Africa

Accor cuts 800 jobs in Middle East and Africa

3 hours ago   |   Business Traveller

The French hospitality company has temporarily closed 135 hotels across the region
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Mozambique's gas hub future

5 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

The LNG industry in Mozambique will have a transformative impact on the country's economy - and establish it as a regional gas hub, participants on an Africa Oil Week webinar...
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Renewables in Africa - Insights from the legal world

5 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

Renewable energy in Africa looks set for a bright future, with increasing investment and growing incentives from states to develop green infrastructure. But what are the key...
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Global report: EU countries block hydroxychloroquine, South Korea fears new spike

13 hours ago   |   The Guardian

France, Italy and Belgium respond to safety fears around drug; UN issues food insecurity warning for Africa; mosques reopen in Syria Coronavirus - latest updates See all our...
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StreetVet's plans to make hostels more pet friendly are up for an award

13 hours ago   |   The Big Issue

A UK-wide charity that helps keep Big Issue vendors' animal companions healthy on the streets are up for a prestigious award that could let them transform homeless hostels to...
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Is the coronavirus mutating? Yes. But here's why you don't need to panic

13 hours ago   |   Science News for Students

Is the coronavirus mutating? Yes. But here's why you don't need to panic : In novels and movies, infectious pathogens mutate and inevitably become more dangerous. In the...
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Around the World When You Were My Age review - going nowhere fast

17 hours ago   |   The Guardian

A father's travel photos are form the basis of an anodyne trip down memory lane in Aya Koretzky's meandering essay-film I couldn't make friends with this film, an indulgent...
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Greatest rugby sides collection

21 hours ago   |   Planet Rugby

Check out our feature on the teams which contributed significantly to the professional game with outstanding play over a notable period of time. Tests: New Zealand (2004-2007)...
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Sonangol signs up to drill wells in Cuba

21 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

Sonangol has signed a deal to farm in to a block onshore in Cuba, under an agreement with Australia-listed minnow Melbana Energy. Sonangol has agreed to pay 85% of the costs...
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Global stocks bounce as investors shrug off approval of China's new...

Global stocks bounce as investors shrug off approval of China's new draconian law on Hong Kong, and look to 'galactic' coronavirus stimulus

Most global stocks rose on Thursday, shrugging off the approval of a new security law in Hong Kong, which many fear will allow Beijing to rule the semi-autonomous region with... Read more ...

B&O adds the world's first 88-inch 8K OLED TV to its Beovision Harmony lineup

B&O adds the world's first 88-inch 8K OLED TV to its Beovision Harmony lineup

Bang & Olufsen can now add '88-inch 8K world-first' to its TV achievements, alongside the 77-in and more recent 65-in Harmony options. Read more ...

Nissan previews all-new '400Z' sports car for 2021

Nissan previews all-new '400Z' sports car for 2021

370Z's coupé profile looks to have inspired the new model Product planning presentation gives us our first official look at the long-awaited successor to the 370Z Nissan has... Read more ...

Hollywood star Matt Damon leaves Ireland after three-month lockdown but says...

Hollywood star Matt Damon leaves Ireland after three-month lockdown but says he'll ‘absolutely' be back

Hollywood superstar Matt Damon flew out of Ireland this morning after spending three months in the Republic in lockdown. Read more ...

Manchester United keeping close eye on RB Leipzig star Timo Werner as...

Manchester United keeping close eye on RB Leipzig star Timo Werner as Liverpool's move stalls

The Bundesliga club will only cash in on Werner if their mammoth valuation is met Manchester United are keeping a watchful eye on Timo Werner's situation at RB Leipzig and... Read more ...

Coronavirus news live: UK death toll at 37,460 and ‘whole towns' could be...

Coronavirus news live: UK death toll at 37,460 and ‘whole towns' could be put into lockdown

Members of the armed forces take swabs at a drive-in coronavirus testing facility at the Chessington World of Adventures Resort The UK's coronavirus death toll rose to 37,460... Read more ...

A new age of austerity? The search for a solution to the crippling burden of...

A new age of austerity? The search for a solution to the crippling burden of Covid-19

The “invisible mugger” that sprang from a Wuhan wet market, coronavirus has robbed the world not just of its health, but has and will cause economic pain for years to come. The... Read more ...

MasterChef Australia judge Melissa Leong speaks about her 'tough days' as...

MasterChef Australia judge Melissa Leong speaks about her 'tough days' as public figure

MasterChef Australia's Melissa Leong has felt personally attacked at times since premiering as the first female judge in 2020. Read more ...

US reaches grim milestone as coronavirus death toll surpasses 100,000

US reaches grim milestone as coronavirus death toll surpasses 100,000

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Tom Hanks is back to donate two more bags of plasma after recovering from...

Tom Hanks is back to donate two more bags of plasma after recovering from coronavirus

Tom Hanks is donating more plasma after recovering from coronavirus Tom Hanks has been donating more plasma, after recovering from coronavirus . The Hollywood star, 63, and his... Read more ...