Where to buy hand sanitiser during the coronavirus outbreak

Fears of COVID-19 coronavirus have led to an international shortage of hand sanitiser, with many retailers placing limits on the amount each customer can buy. With cases of the virus in the UK increasing every day, people have been advised to wash their hands regularly as well as use an alcohol-based hand rub. Which is why shoppers have been stocking […]

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Police deem southwest London barn fire suspicious

A Wednesday morning barn fire in southwest London has been deemed suspicious by city police. The London Fire Department reported that the blaze was called in around 7:50 a.m. District fire Chief Dave Hood told Global News that by the time crews arrived at the fire on Bostwick Road, west of Wonderland Road, the barn was fully engulfed. A lack […]

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Coronavirus EU meltdown: Brussels faces trade disaster over Trump travel ban

The US president has imposed travel restrictions from mainland Europe to the US for the next 30 days following the global coronavirus pandemic. Jasper Lawler, head of research at the London Capital Group, has said the trading of goods between the US and Europe will be at a “reduced pace” and services will “grind to a halt”. Mr Lawler said: […]

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Travel bans accelerated worldwide as coronavirus spread worsens, markets plunge

People around the world became increasingly closed off from one another Thursday as sweeping travel bans accelerated, walling regions apart as a viral pandemic unfolds and financial markets plunge. It was an outbreak moving, at once, both glacially and explosively, with a virus first detected three months ago in China creeping across borders and producing eruptive outbreaks that have crippled […]

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Norway to close all schools as coronavirus spread: NTB news agency

OSLO (Reuters) – Norway will announce the closure of all kindergartens and schools to curb the spread of the coronavirus, following a similar step by neighboring Denmark, news agency NTB reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources. Since Norway’s first case of the virus was confirmed on Feb. 26, the total number of infected people had risen to 621 as of […]

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Trump stops Europe flights, China says coronavirus could end by June

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Travelers scrambled to rebook flights and markets reeled on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed sweeping restrictions on travel from Europe, hitting battered airlines and heightening global alarm over the coronavirus. However, China, where the disease originated, said its epidemic had peaked and the global spread could be over by June if other nations applied similarly […]

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Italian businesses count heavy cost of coronavirus lockdown

MILAN/ROME (Reuters) – Even if Italy’s draconian measures to stop the spread of coronavirus prove successful, they will leave an economy in tatters, with small and medium-sized businesses the hardest hit. Responding to the spread of the disease in Europe’s worst affected country, the government has banned all non-essential travel and public gatherings until April 3 and closed schools and […]

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