Future Air Travel: Four-hour process, self-check-in, disinfection, immunity passes

Once airports and border reopen and people are allowed to fly freely, there is already a process ready to make flying easier for people. With some changes already taking place and more recommendations before airports can safely open again to commercial routes, experts are now calling the coronavirus ‘the new terrorism,’ triggering the biggest crisis […]

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Hairdressers reopen during Singapore lockdown, but…

Singapore – Long queues formed outside hairdressers in Singapore on Tuesday as the government eased some restrictions of a nationwide lockdown, although not all styles would be permitted. “We can only provide haircuts. Dying and perms are off-limits,” said Jervis Goh, supervisor at the New Hairstory salon in a residential area of central Singapore. The […]

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People flying from France to the UK will not have to be quarantined

People travelling to the UK from France will not have to be quarantined after the two countries agreed on a reciprocal arrangement. Boris Johnson announced on Sunday that “it will soon be the time to impose quarantine on people coming into this country by air.” “No quarantine measures would apply to travellers coming from France […]

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Italy and Spain relax measures as they embark on a slow return to some kind of normality

Italy and Spain – which have been the hotspots for the coronavirus – have relaxed measures after recording their lowest daily number of deaths for weeks, although both countries reported an increase in fatalities on Monday. Italy has started on a slow return to normality despite fearing a resurgence of the infections. The country has […]

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Venezuela accuses Colombia of attemting ‘terrorist’ sea invasion

Venezuela – The Venezuelan government has said it stopped an attempted sea incursion by ‘terrorist mercenaries’ from Colombia. Interior Minister Nestor Reverol said, in a televised address, the group arrived on speedboats at the coastal state of La Guira early on Sunday. President Nicolas Maduro often accuses adversaries of trying to overthrow him with the […]

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Coronavirus “currently eliminated” in New Zealand

New Zealand – Jacinda Arden, Prime Minister of New Zealand has announced that coronavirus has been “currently” eliminated in the country. The country had five new cases of Covid-19 reported on Monday with no widespread community transition. Arden said New Zealand has been able to avoid the worst scenarios for an outbreak and would continue […]

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Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe dies aged 95

BBC Report – Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s first post-independence leader, has died aged 95. His family confirmed his death to the BBC. Mr Mugabe had been receiving treatment in a hospital in Singapore since April. He was ousted in a military coup in 2017 after 37 years in power. Mr Mugabe’s early years were praised for […]

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YouTube star Grant Thompson killed in paragliding accident

YouTube star Grant Thompson, who rose to fame as host of the popular channel “The King of Random,” has died in a paragliding accident, his family announced. Authorities said the 38-year-old, who had 11 million subscribers on his channel and billions of views, was reported missing after he didn’t return on Monday from a paragliding […]

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US poised to formally abandon INF missile treaty

The United States will officially withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty on Friday, clearing the way for a new arms race with Russia — and throwing China into the mix. The treaty — concluded by then US president Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987 — limited the Cold War powers’ […]

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