March 2 - 17 more people in the UK have tested positive for coronavirus taking the total number of UK cases to 40. Three of the new cases were linked to the man from Surrey who was the first to be infected within the UK. Eight of the 13 people had visited affected areas including Italy and Iran … [Read more...] about Inside the coronavirus Facebook groups where Brits are pulling kids from school, disinfecting buses and buying gas masks
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Jesse Warren, who is the Southampton Village Mayor, said officials including the local police department were urging people to remember social distancing and said: 'This is a grave situation, not a beach day' … [Read more...] about Beachside towns in the Hamptons start filling up months before summer with rental properties now scarce as New Yorkers flee the city amid the coronavirus pandemic
'If moving is unavoidable for contractual reasons, people must follow advice on social distancing to minimise the spread of the virus. In line with the Government's advice, anyone with symptoms, self-isolating or shielding from the virus, should follow medical advice which will mean not moving house for the time being, if at all possible. … [Read more...] about Housing market ‘shutdown’: Couple are left paying TWO mortgages after dream move collapses as Government warns people to delay completion and Halifax withdraws most home loans to buyers without 40 per cent deposits
Climate protests: Extinction Rebellion gets creative Global movement The Extinction Rebellion protests got their start in London, but the movement has also spread to other major cities around the world. On April 15, these activists on the Oberbaum Bridge in Berlin blocked traffic for hours. … [Read more...] about Citizens’ Assemblies: Time for the people to step up against global warming?
Nicaragua's government announced the canal route in July. It had already granted the previously little-known HKND Group, headed by Wang Jing of China, rights to the canal, ports, highways and rights of way stretching across the country, from the Brito river on the Pacific to Bluefields bay on the Atlantic. … [Read more...] about Nicaragua’s trans-oceanic canal survey leaves residents fearful of losing homes