Anglo-Italian restaurant chain Carluccio’s entered administration on Monday, putting around 2,000 jobs at risk, after challenging trading conditions on the high street were exacerbated by the spread of coronavirus. [ Reut.rs Link ]
The European Union expects Britain to seek an extension of its post-Brexit transition period beyond the end of the year, diplomats and officials said on Monday, as negotiations on trade have ground to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic.
WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders had his licence suspended by Britain’s boxing authorities after a social media post in which he advised men how to hit their female partners during the coronavirus lockdown. [ Reut.rs Link ]
'Like Glastonbury tickets': British supermarkets are frantically trying to build up their online operations during the coronavirus emergency but no matter how hard they work they will not have enough capacity to meet unprecedented levels of demand [ Reut.rs Link ]
Air pollution has decreased in urban areas across Europe during lockdowns to combat the coronavirus, new satellite images showed, but campaigners warned city-dwellers were still more vulnerable to the pandemic [ Reut.rs Link ]
Japan’s Olympic delay has upended years of careful planning by organizers and spawned costly headaches for small businesses, hotels and even pro baseball teams, compounding a $12 billion price tag [ Reut.rs Link ] #Tokyo2020
Britain has ordered 10,000 ventilators from a consortium of leading aerospace, engineering and Formula One racing companies which will start production this week in response to an urgent government call for industry to help save lives.
Hundreds had gathered at the Christian Open Door church on Feb. 18, some of whom traveled thousands of miles to take part in the week-long gathering in Mulhouse. This time, someone in the congregation was carrying the coronavirus [ Reut.rs Link ]
Next year’s Olympic Games have been set to begin on July 23, 2021 and will run until Aug. 8, the head of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee, Yoshiro Mori said on Monday, after he made the decision with the International Olympic Committee. [ Reut.rs Link ]