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As it happened: Covid-19 updates from NZ and around the world

As Covid-19 spreads around the world, it can be daunting keeping up with the information. For RNZ, our responsibility is to give you verified, up to the minute, trustworthy information to help you make decisions about your lives and your health. We’ll also be

Global report: India and Indonesia announce record daily infection fig…

India has reported more than 6,000 new Covid-19 cases, its biggest one-day increase, while China has abandoned setting a GDP growth target because of the “great uncertainty” caused by the pandemic. The sharp increase in new infections in India came after the government began

Live Updates: Coronavirus World News

An outbreak in Nigeria is just one of Africa’s alarming hot spots. The coronavirus has been relatively slow to take hold in Africa, but blazing hot spots are beginning to emerge on the continent. In Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, officials say that burials have tripled.

Tributes Pour in for International Nurses Day – NBC New York

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth — considered the founder of modern nursing. This year this day has taken a more profound, touching meaning. Nurses worldwide have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic

Recent Match Report – Australia vs West Indies 1996 World Cup, 2nd SF …

Australia 207 for 8 (Law 72, Bevan 69) beat West Indies 202 (Chanderpaul 80, Richardson 49*, Lara 45, Warne 4-36) by five runs And so it will be Australia who face Sri Lanka in the World Cup final in Lahore on Sunday, after an

How much do you know about the world’s drinks? Take a shot at our quiz…

You got… Showing admirable restraint here, but maybe explore beyond Lidl’s special offers Wow, your liver must be squeaky clean despite the lockdown Quite the sophisticated drinker, if not yet reaching Hemingway heights We salute you – but maybe take a little water with

Coronavirus: 100 days that changed the world | World news

Coronavirus: 100 days that changed the world | World news | The Guardian Skip to main content It started with a warning. It turned into a pandemic that has transformed life as we know it A turbulent decade had reached its final day. It

Coronavirus could trigger the biggest fall in carbon emissions since W…

Carbon dioxide emissions could fall by the largest amount since World War Two this year as the coronavirus outbreak brings economies to a virtual standstill, according to the chair of a network of scientists providing benchmark emissions data.  Rob Jackson, who chairs the Global

Lockdown living: how Europeans are avoiding going stir crazy | World n…

In Italy they are singing and sharing recipes. In France, humour is saving the day. In Spain, communal staircases have become the new running tracks, and in Germany, ordinarily disorderly hackers are busy coding corona-busting apps. As hundreds of millions of Europeans languish in

Clinics in Ohio and Texas ordered to stop ‘nonessential’ surgical abor…

Ohio and Texas have ordered health care providers in the state to stop performing “nonessential” abortions, touching off a deeply contentious debate over reproductive rights in the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic. Both states cited federal guidelines aimed at conserving necessary medical supplies