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Coronavirus fears may have driven over 300,000 UK smokers to quit

Coronavirus fears may have driven over 300,000 UK smokers to quit

• A survey of UK smokers suggests many have quit or are thinking about it because of coronavirus. • Some evidence suggests that smoking may increase

Stocks drop for third day as WHO warns that the virus may never go away

Stocks drop for third day as WHO warns that the virus may never go away

World stock markets fell for a third day running on Thursday after a sobering warning from the WHO that the coronavirus may never go...

Top U.S. infectious disease official says Gilead drug helps COVID-19 patients, China trial says otherwise

Top U.S. infectious disease official says Gilead drug helps COVID-19 patients, China trial says otherwise

Preliminary results showed that patients given remdesivir recovered 31% faster Lancet published a study on the same day concluding that data from a trial...

Go Your Own Way: Oil Plunges Below Zero for First Time With May Contract Ending

Go Your Own Way: Oil Plunges Below Zero for First Time With May Contract Ending

In an unprecedented day of trading, the price for the May contracts wiped out all value Since the start of the year, oil prices...

Canadian Oil Prices Turn Negative As Global Demand Vaporizes

Canadian Oil Prices Turn Negative As Global Demand Vaporizes

Yes, producers are paying buyers to take the stuff off their hands. Alberta Premier has called on the federal government to expand aid to the...

Canada gunman kills more than 10 in country’s worst act of mass murder in 30 years

Canada gunman kills more than 10 in country’s worst act of mass murder in 30 years

Police said 51-year-old Gabriel Wortman killed more than 10 people including a police woman in the Atlantic Province. The shooter had disguised his car...

Global businesses, workers, civil society join call to IMF-WB for debt relief for poorer nations

Global businesses, workers, civil society join call to IMF-WB for debt relief for poorer nations

The groups urged countries to contribute to the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust, an IMF instrument that provides debt service relief to its poorest...

Bernie Sanders drops out of 2020 US Presidential Race

Bernie Sanders drops out of 2020 US Presidential Race

US Senator Bernie Sanders has suspended his presidential campaign Joe Biden to become the Democratic nominee to challenge Republican incumbent Donald Trump in November. US...

Trump forces Modi’s hand to lift ban on Anti-Malaria drug export

Trump forces Modi’s hand to lift ban on Anti-Malaria drug export

President Trump forces India to partially lift ban on the export of the anti-malaria drug. China, Europe and South Korea recommend it as one...

Asian stocks rise highest as the US announces $2 trillion stimulus package

Asian stocks rise highest as the US announces $2 trillion stimulus package

World stocks rise with US economic stimulus bill announcement Earlier today, Dow surged by 11%, the best daily gain since 1933 Japan and South...

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