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Coronavirus live news: US deaths from Covid-19 have passed 100,000

Qatar Covid-19 app ‘exposed 1m people’s personal details’; WHO sounds alarm over surge of Covid-19 cases in Latin America‘Defining’ moment as EU executive pushes for €500bn in grantsColombia designers make cardboard hospital beds that double as coffins UK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates - live Coronavirus latest: at a glance 11.02pm BST Further to our story at 20.29, data from Johns Hopkins University shows that the United States has recorded more than 100,000 deaths from Co...
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Coronavirus live news: European commission proposes €750bn Covid-19 recovery plan

WHO sounds alarm over surge of Covid-19 cases in Latin America; unrest grows in UK PM’s party over Dominic Cummings lockdown breach‘Defining’ moment as EU executive pushes for €500bn in grantsColombia designers make cardboard hospital beds that double as coffins UK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates - live Coronavirus latest: at a glance 4.29pm BST France, Italy and Belgium have begun to halt the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat patients with Covid-19, amid questions about th...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, Russia, Africa, Americas, Eu, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa


Spanish dig closes in on burial site of Irish lord Red Hugh O'Donnell

Valladolid archaeologists find human skull in chapel where Christopher Columbus was also buried Somewhere beneath a street in north-west Spain – probably between a bank branch and a budget clothes shop – lies the ruined chapel where an eight-toed, rebel Irish lord was buried following his final, fatal mission 418 years ago.Red Hugh O’Donnell, who escaped captivity and led a rebellion that almost expelled the Tudor English forces from Ireland, fled to Spain after the battle of Kinsale in 1602 whe...
Tags: Europe, Spain, UK News, World news, Culture, Ireland, Heritage, Archaeology, Christopher Columbus, north west Spain, Valladolid, Kinsale, Red Hugh O'Donnell


Coronavirus live news: European commission proposes €1.85tn Covid-19 recovery plan

WHO sounds alarm over surge of Covid-19 cases in Latin America; unrest grows in UK PM’s party over Dominic Cummings lockdown breachTory unrest increases pressure on PM to sack Dominic CummingsUK coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 1.23pm BST Ninety-five more people have died from Covid-19 in Sweden, according to the latest update from the public health authority, increasing the total death toll from the country’s coronavirus outbreak to 4,220.The number of confirmed cas...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Sweden, China, Russia, Africa, Americas, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa


European Union Proposes $825 Billion Coronavirus Recovery Fund

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union proposed Wednesday a 750 billion-euro ($825 billion) recovery fund to help countries weather a painful recession triggered by the coronavirus and bridge divisions over the conditions that should be attached for access to the money. The fund, to be mostly made up of grants and tied to the 27 member nations’ common budget, comes as the world’s biggest trading bloc enters its deepest-ever recession, weighed down by the impact of the coronavirus. Virtually every co...
Tags: Europe, News, Sweden, France, Germany, Eu, Spain, European Union, Ap, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Brussels, Stockholm, Italy Spain, Ursula von der Leyen


Coronavirus live news: WHO sounds alarm over surge of Covid-19 cases in Latin America

Longest official mourning period in Spain’s democracy; unrest grows in UK PM’s party over Dominic Cummings lockdown breach; WHO says Americas are new Covid-19 epicentre. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: Germany to relax travel curbs as Spain mourns Covid-19 victimsTory unrest increases pressure on PM to sack Dominic CummingsAustralia coronavirus – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 9.29am BST The Philippines has confirmed 18 new coronavirus deaths and 380 additional infections, its h...
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Neanderthal bones: Signs of their sex lives

In a cave tucked into the limestone hills of the Asturias region of Spain, there lie the remains of a group of 13 Neanderthals that date to between 50,600 and 47,300 years ago. The site is infamous among anthropologists who study the Paleolithic period for the evidence of what appears to be the massacre and possible cannibalization of a family: Their bones seem to have been hacked at by stone tools and hammers, probably by another group of Neanderthals, to remove their flesh and marrow.But more ...
Tags: Sex, Spain, History, Genetics, Egypt, Innovation, Anthropology, Archaeology, Siberia, Asturias, Eurasia, ND, Rios, Sapiens, Habsburg, Denisova Cave


Coronavirus live news: South Korea sees biggest one-day jump in cases in weeks as global deaths top 350,000

Longest official mourning period in Spain’s democracy; unrest grows in UK PM’s party over Dominic Cummings lockdown breach; WHO says Americas are new Covid-19 epicentre. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: Germany to relax travel curbs as Spain mourns Covid-19 victimsTory unrest increases pressure on PM to sack Dominic CummingsAustralia coronavirus – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 6.30am BST Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says students will only go back to school if a coronavi...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, UK, Science, China, Germany, Russia, Africa, Americas, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific


Serie A meeting Italian Government to discover fate of season

Milan (AFP) – Serie A hopes of following Germany and Spain back onto the pitch will be decided on Thursday during a meeting with the Italian government which will determine the fate of the season... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Coronavirus live news: Spain begins 10 days of mourning as global deaths pass 350,000

Longest official mourning period in Spain’s democracy; unrest grows in UK PM’s party over Dominic Cummings lockdown breach; WHO says Americas are new Covid-19 epicentre. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: Germany to relax travel curbs as Spain mourns Covid-19 victimsTory unrest increases pressure on PM to sack Dominic CummingsAustralia coronavirus – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 1.52am BST Germany has extended social distancing rules aimed at containing the spread of the coronavir...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, Africa, Americas, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific


Mercedes-Benz launches sales of its premium all-electric EQV van

Mercedes-Benz is now selling its EQV 300 all-electric premium van in Europe, the second EV to come out of the automaker’s initiative to produce a line of battery-powered models under its new EQ brand. A concept version of the EQV was first shown in March 2019. But unlike so many concepts destined for nonexistence, this one was marked for series production. The EQV, which can seat up to eight people, is designed to appeal to customers seeking a more luxurious ride. The base price of €71,388 (abou...
Tags: Europe, Tech, Spain, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Automotive Industry, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes, Vitoria, Mercedes Benz Vito, EQC


Stricter advertising regulations needed to prevent, reduce childhood obesity

Spain ranks fifth among European countries for childhood obesity. Sugar-sweetened beverages and soft drinks are consumed by 81% of Spanish children weekly.
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The Country with the Best Covid-19 Response? Mongolia.

Several countries have had solid responses to the Covid-19 pandemic: Taiwan, South Korea, New Zealand, and Hong Kong. But Indi Samarajiva thinks we should be paying much more attention to Mongolia, a country of 3.17 million people where no one has died and no locally transmitted cases have been reported.1 Let’s have that again: 3.17 million people, 0 local cases, 0 deaths. How did they do it? They saw what was happening in Wuhan, coordinated with the WHO, and acted swiftly & decisively in Janu...
Tags: Google, Asia, Hong Kong, England, Sweden, China, Spain, United States, Italy, Brazil, Who, Mongolia, Wuhan, Jason Kottke, Hubei, Hubei Province


This is what touring Spain this summer could look like

CNN's Atika Shubert reports on plans underway in Spain to ease foreign travel restrictions in an effort to welcome back tourists, despite concerns over Covid-19.
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Spanish-Language Giants Sketch Post-COVID 19 Roadmap

What’s the way forward for Spanish-speaking TV players in a post COVID-19 landscape?  Executives from four of the region’s biggest players – ViacomCBS, Spain’s Movistar Plus and RTVE, and Colombia’s Caracol Television – thrashed out possible scenarios on Tuesday at an Iberseries online panel. Their answers are hardly industry footnotes. After English and Mandarin, Spanish-language […]
Tags: News, Spain, Colombia, RTVE, Caracol Television


Lightweight ‘banking via messaging’ services are getting Gen Z buzz

More evidence that Gen Z is switching to chat platforms for just about everything, including banking, emerges today in the news that Zelf, a fintech startup offering neobank-style services, is generating buzz amongst Gen-Zers in Spain and France. Its ability for users to interact solely via messaging has seen the startup hit over 260,000 card pre-orders since its launch in early April, according to the company, which is specifically targeting Gen Z. They are not alone. Other players in the “bank...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Europe, France, India, Tech, Eu, Spain, Banking, Societe Generale, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Gen Zers, ACPR, Facebook Messenger Whatsapp Viber, Zelf


Global report: Germany to relax travel curbs as Spain mourns Covid-19 victims

France defends tracking app amid privacy concerns and Hungary aims to lift state of emergencyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDenmark has made it easier for cross-border couples separated from their partners by lockdown to meet again, while Germany is expected to allow travel to 31 European countries from mid-June, as EU countries continued to lift coronavirus restrictions.People living in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Germany can now visit partners in Denmark by signing...
Tags: Europe, France, Germany, Russia, Eu, Spain, World news, Hungary, Denmark, Norway, Coronavirus outbreak, Nick Hækkerup


Light-weight ‘banking via messaging’ services are getting Gen-Z buzz

More evidence that Gen-Z is switching to chat platforms for just about everything, including banking emerges today in the news that Zelf, a FinTech startup offering neobank-style services, is generating buzz amongst Gen-Zers in Spain and France. Its ability for users to interact solely via messaging has seen the startup hit over 260,000 pre-card orders since its launch in early April, according to the company which is specifically targeting Gen-Z. They are not alone. Other players in the ‘banki...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Europe, France, India, Tech, Eu, Spain, Fintech, Societe Generale, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Gen Zers, ACPR, Facebook Messenger Whatsapp Viber, Zelf


Spain Declares Unprecedented 10 Days Of Mourning For COVID Victims

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government has declared 10 days of mourning starting Wednesday for the nearly 27,000 people who have died with the novel coronavirus in Spain, the longest official mourning period in the country’s 4-decade-old democracy. Flags will be hoisted to half-staff in more than 14,000 public buildings across the nation and on Spanish naval vessels until June 5, under the declaration made Tuesday. King Felipe VI, as Spain’s head of state, will preside over a solemn memorial cerem...
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Queen Letizia's Perricone diet revealed – what the Spanish royal eats

Queen Letizia of Spain is one of the world's most elegant royals, from her...
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Coronavirus live news: Putin says Russia past peak of outbreak on day country records highest daily death toll

WHO warns of second peak as global cases pass 5.5m; Irish taoiseach Leo Varadkar denies picnic with friends was rule breach; world health leaders urge green recoveryGlobal report: ‘disaster’ looms as WHO warns of second peakLeo Varadkar denies picnic with friends broke Covid-19 rulesDominic Cummings refuses to resign or apologise for lockdown breachUK coronavirus updates - liveUS coronavirus updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 4.24pm BST The Spanish government has declared 10 days ...
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Secession – in America, and America: Part Two

For the Symposium on Timothy William Waters's Boxing Pandora: Rethinking Borders, States, and Secession in a Democratic World (Yale University Press, 2020) and F. H. Buckley's American Secession: The Looming Threat of a National Breakup (Encounter Books, 2020). Timothy William Waters Part One addressed general critiques about secession around the world; here, America. 5. America is Different. . . We might agree Spain’s been heavy-handed, and what’s happening in Cameroon is disturbing. Bu...
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WHO warns that 1st wave of pandemic not over; dampens hopes

By ELAINE KURTENBACH and MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS BANGKOK  — As Brazil and India struggle with surging coronavirus cases, a top health expert is warning that the world is still smack in the middle of the pandemic, dampening hopes for a speedy global economic rebound and renewed international travel. “Right now, we’re not in the second wave. We’re right in the middle of the first wave globally,” said Dr. Mike Ryan, the World Health Organization’s executive director. “We’re still very much in a phase ...
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Top World Health Official Warns That First Wave Of Coronavirus Isn’t Over

BANGKOK (AP) — As Brazil and India struggle with surging coronavirus cases, a top health expert is warning that the world is still in the very middle of the outbreak, dampening hopes for a speedy global economic rebound and renewed international travel. “Right now, we’re not in the second wave. We’re right in the middle of the first wave globally,” said Dr. Mike Ryan, the World Health Organization’s executive director. “We’re still very much in a phase where the disease is actually on the way...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, News, Vladimir Putin, Indonesia, Australia, Russia, India, Eu, Spain, European Union, Ap, Brazil, Who, World Health Organization, Joko Widodo


Coronavirus live news: global cases pass 5.5m as WHO warns of 'second peak'

Irish taoiseach Leo Varadkar denies picnic with friends was rule breach; World health leaders urge green recovery; Singapore warns of worst economic contractionGlobal report: ‘disaster’ looms as WHO warns of second peakWHO halts hydroxychloroquine trial for coronavirus amid safety fearsDominic Cummings refuses to resign or apologise for lockdown breachUK coronavirus updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 12.29pm BST As European countries gradually lift their lockdowns, Spain today urg...
Tags: Science, Singapore, Africa, Americas, Spain, European Union, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Brazil


Kawasaki Ninja ZX-25R clocks 250 km/h on a race track [Video]

The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-25R was put to test at the Jerez circuit in Spain. The...
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The prevention of childhood obesity would require stricter advertising regulations

Spain ranks fifth among European countries for childhood obesity. Sugar-sweetened beverages and soft drinks are consumed by 81% of Spanish children weekly. Mireia Montaña and Mònika Jiménez, researchers of the Open University of Catalonia and the UPF Department of Communication, respectively, have performed a study based on the assumption that advertising is one of the factors that contributes to the obesogenic environment.
Tags: Science, Spain, Open University of Catalonia, UPF Department of Communication, Mireia Montaña, Mònika Jiménez


Secession – in America, and America: Part One

For the Symposium on Timothy William Waters's Boxing Pandora: Rethinking Borders, States, and Secession in a Democratic World (Yale University Press, 2020) and F. H. Buckley's American Secession: The Looming Threat of a National Breakup (Encounter Books, 2020). Timothy William Waters As Socrates said, “I only know general things.” [1] Boxing Pandora ’s argument is general. But if it works, it should work for America too – at least for a world with America in it. If the world were...
Tags: Law, France, America, Spain, Pandora, Kansas, Steve Martin, Coase, North Atlantic, Valencia, Brexit, Branding, Guest Blogger, Buckley, Tsai, Indiana University Maurer School of Law


Jimmy Cobb, drummer on Miles Davis's Kind of Blue, dies aged 91

Jazz musician who was key to Davis’s sound was the last surviving player on the classic albumJimmy Cobb, the jazz drummer and last surviving player on Miles Davis’s seminal 1959 album Kind of Blue has died from lung cancer at age 91.Cobb was key in helping to achieve the cool disposition of a handful of Davis’s masterworks, including 1959’s Porgy and Bess, 1960’s Sketches of Spain, 1961’s Someday My Prince Will Come, the 1962 live set Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall and Live at the Black Hawk sessi...
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Is international travel allowed yet? See when Spain, Mexico, Italy, UK plan to reopen borders

Spain has announced that it will reopen its borders to foreign tourists in July and Mexico will start reopening in June. See when others will follow.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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