Thai ‘cannibal killer’ to be unboxed, given proper funeral
A Chinese immigrant who’s been on display in a box six decades as a child-eating cannibal will finally be laid to rest this week The body of Si Quey Sae-Ung, one of Thailand’s best-known serial killers and bogeyman to generations of children,...
Coronavirus Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon defends Spain air bridge U-turn as UK Government prepared to declare it unsafe
SCOTS faced confusion tonight after Nicola Sturgeon vowed to lift 14-day quarantine rules on travel from Spain — as UK ministers considered a fresh clampdown amid a surge in Costa coronavirus cases…
Young Hongkongers may not have automatic right to come to UK
Those aged 18 to 23 will have to prove they still live with their parents who have British National (Overseas) status.
Young Hongkongers may not have automatic right to come to UK
Those aged 18 to 23 will have to prove they still live with their parents who have British National (Overseas) status.
Young Hongkongers may not have automatic right to come to UK
Those aged 18 to 23 will have to prove they still live with their parents who have British National (Overseas) status.
Mandya: Covid-19 victims have no place to rest in peace
Conducting the last rites of Covid-19 victims has become a difficult task for the district administration, as people living near the burial grounds, are opposing the procedure, out of fear. With no
English holidaymakers set to be told to self-isolate upon return from Spain
Ministers are expected to make an announcement on removal of the travel corridor after a spike in Covid-19 cases.
Holidaymakers told to self-isolate upon return from Spain
The change in the travel rules will come into force at midnight across the whole of the UK.
Holidaymakers told to self-isolate upon return from Spain
The change in the travel rules will come into force at midnight across the whole of the UK.
‘Home isolation’ to be enforced in Raipur
The Raipur district administration decided on Saturday to implement a 'home isolation' system for Covid-19 patients in the capital as a pilot project. District Collector Dr. S. Bharathi Dasan has issued detailed guidelines in this regard, an official statement said. Initially, this will be
English holidaymakers set to be told to self-isolate upon return from Spain
Ministers are expected to make an announcement on removal of the travel corridor after a spike in Covid-19 cases.
Son’s poignant journey to be close to his father again
A son has cycled a 120-mile round trip to where his father's ashes were scattered to mark the 10th anniversary of his sudden death.
English holidaymakers set to be told to self-isolate upon return from Spain
Ministers are expected to make an announcement on removal of the travel corridor after a spike in Covid-19 cases.
Pilgrims go into isolation ahead of journey to Mina
Hajj pilgrims, who have arrived in the holy city of Makkah, were spending time in isolation ahead of the Day of Tarwiyah.
Dominic Raab to stay home this summer as two ministers face 14-day quarantine
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps and London minister Paul Scully are both currently holidaying in Spain, which has been struck off the UK’s safe list.
Dominic Raab to stay home this summer as two ministers face 14-day quarantine
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps and London minister Paul Scully are both currently holidaying in Spain, which has been struck off the UK’s safe list.
Travellers returning to the North from Spain caught out by quarantine change
Travellers arriving into Northern Ireland from Spain will have to quarantine for 14-days after a ...
Bursary application window extended for learners who want to be a CA(SA)
For the past 15 years, the Thuthuka Bursary has funded academically talented African and Coloured learners and students who want to become chartered accountants [CAs(SA)]. If you are one of them, don’t delay; the applications window for the 2021 intake has been extended until 30 August 2020.
Cases rise, but Brazilian continue to leave isolation
The coronavirus curve is still rising in Brazil, but its isolation rates are in decline. AThe number of people on the streets increased by at least 30%.
Boko Haram: Wounded soldiers say ready to return to battlefield
Some Nigerian soldiers have demonstrated a rare level of patriotism as they express willingness to return to the Boko Haram battlefield despite being wounded.
Coronavirus, Europe: Frustrated UK tourists in Spain will now be forced to quarantine on return home
Lying next to a pool on the Costa del Sol, NHS worker Peter Anderson was finally enjoying a break with his family after months of stress and uncertainty because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Don’t leave out any Ghanaian stranded abroad – Haruna Iddrisu to government
The Minority Leader in Parliament Haruna Iddrisu has asked government not to leave out any Ghanaian stranded abroad seeking to return back to Ghana.
Simona Halep pulls out of Palermo Open due to quarantine order
World No. 2 Simona Halep has withdrawn from next month's Palermo Ladies Open following Italy's decision to impose a mandatory quarantine for people coming from Romania and Bulgaria amid the Covid-19 pandemic, organisers said yesterday. "Given the recent rise in Covid-19...
'Absolute disaster': Brits holidaying in Spain unexpectedly forced to quarantine on return
British tourists flying home on Sunday after a holiday in Spain angrily reacted to an abrupt decision by their government to make everyone arriving from the Mediterranean country spend 14 days in quarantine.
Saudi paraglider plummets to death after parachute fails to open
Al Sufyani’s tragic death mourned by social media users
Students say travelling across Europe together prepared them for living in a 'bubble'
'It makes our living circumstances much more manageable'
No plan B: Tomsk students from Europe will return home on Lada
Cancellation of international flights - is not a hindrance to returning home. Foreign students who came to Tomsk from the Czech Republic, Italy and Poland, bought a VAZ-2106 (known as “shestyorka”) and without waiting for export flights go home to Europe on it. RIA Tomsk correspondent spoke with them about plans, fears and love for Russian cars.
Woman accused of joining IS arrested on return to Germany
German prosecutors said Monday a German woman who allegedly joined the Islamic State group in Syria was arrested upon her return to the country. Federal prosecutors said in a written statement that the woman, identified only as Nurten J. in line with local privacy laws, was arrested Friday at Frankfurt
British police warn F1 fans once again not to come to Silverstone
Earlier this year, the police already announced that they were taking a strict stance against people coming to Silverstone because of the Grand Prix. It is not allowed to travel there, this to prevent the spread of corona. Now that the Grands Prix is approaching quickly, the police repeats the earlier message.
Negative travel advice for Barcelona; Antwerp calls tourists to stay away
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs tightened its travel advice for Barcelona due to an increase in coronavirus infections. The advice for the Spanish city
SA will be able to honour conditions of R70bn IMF loan - Treasury DG Mogajane
National Treasury on Tuesday said that the multi-billion rand loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) had not jeopardised South Africa’s sovereignty.
Airport authority to call for passengers to be tested before travelling to Ireland
The company managing Ireland’s largest airports is to call for passengers to be tested for COVI...
Algerians and Moroccans set to lose permission to travel to EU
Diplomatic sources say Morocco and Algeria will be removed from the list of countries whose citizens can travel to the EU when it announces its two-week review on Wednesday.
Three-yr-old Punjab kid adopted by Britons wins legal battle to get Indian passport, fly to UK
High Court directs CARA to issue no objection certificate, orders MEA to issue passport
UK, Germany warn against travel to Spain as Covid-19 re-emerges
Britain has advised against all but essential travel to Spain while Germany warned its citizens Tuesday to avoid the country's worst-affected regions as Spain registers a new rise in coronavirus case…
Relatives will be allowed to see bodies of suspected COVID patients: Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee
Banerjee said that as per the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) guidelines, there is no difference between protocols to be followed for the disposal of bodies o confirmed COVID-19 patients and those of suspected ones.
Dusting off the past: London’s Natural History Museum prepares to reopen after Covid-19 lockdown
London’s Natural History Museum is dusting off the blue whale that soars above its central hall, its dinosaur skeletons and thousands of other exhibits in preparation for reopening next month after COVID-19 forced its closure in March.
School to return for most
For most students in the province, it will be back to the classroom come September.
23-Year-Old Woman Was Able to Remain Conscious and Talk With People Around Her Without a Heartbeat
A 23-year-old woman with fulminant myocarditis was rescued at a hospital in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, according to Pear Video on Sunday. The patient, whose heart had stopped beating for three days, was treated immediately with ECMO to provide breathing and heart support, and eventually resumed normal heart functions after teetering on death.
Centre's push for Bharat: Study in mother tongue or regional language till class 5
The new policy will replace the existing policy that was formulated in 1986 under the Rajiv Gandhi government.
Unlock 2.0 Diary, Day 29: Covid positive woman gives birth to healthy twins; student asked to leave varsity hostel
Here are some interesting stories on day 29 of Unlock 2.0.
Draft EIA notification may turn State into a desert, says Alagiri
TNCC chief accuses Centre of trying to protect corporates
Return to school leaves B.C. parents, teachers anxious without more details
Teachers and parents admit they are anxious ahead of a full return to school in September since many details still haven't been fleshed out.
Board exams to be made easy; teaching up to class 5 in mother tongue, regional language
Making board exams easy, reduction of curriculum to core concepts, replacement of 10+2 structure of school curricula with a 5+3+3+4 structure and teaching up to at least class 5 in the mother tongue or a regional language, are among the many school education reforms outlined in the new National Education Policy.
Build it and they will come: Lessons from the Slovo Park informal settlement
The Covid-19 pandemic has severe consequences for people living in informal settlements. Decades of neglect have meant that residents often lack clean water, adequate shelter and sufficient access to emergency health services to prevent the spread of the virus. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
Doctors back Biocon’s drug, but patients must bring it
Dr CN Manjunath, director of Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research and member of State covid task-force said, “The government has placed an order with Biocon five days ago and I guess, some of it has been released in the market too, as doctors are seen writing prescriptions for it.”
From Covid ward to plasma bank, nurses in Delhi go the extra mile
For the last three days, Lok Nayak’s nursing officers have been donating plasma at a camp organised by the Nurses’ Union, said union head Jeemol Shaji.
From internment prisoner to mechanic to executive: Hideo Sakamoto kept moving up
Autodidact. Optimist. Father. Stoic. Born April 19, 1924 in Vancouver; died April 14, 2020, in Toronto, of septic infection; aged 95
Daniel Andrews needs to seriously consider locking people up
If as claimed there are active carriers in the community who repeatedly ignore the order to self-isolate, there is really only one alternative.
Hong Kong authorities to scrap controversial dine-in ban, allow restaurant tables of up to 2
The news comes after pictures went viral of people eating their lunches outside building sites, underneath bridges and wherever they could find shelter.
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