Wednesday, 3 March 2021

COVID-19

Is wine consumption on the rise in Australia, UK and Canada

BRUSSELS: In France the Beaujolais Nouveau is coming Thursday, November 19 in a particular context due to confinement. Producers are concerned that sales will be down during this particular time. What about the consumption of wine abroad? Direction Australia, United Kingdom and Canada. Increased sales in Australia Along with the raid on ...

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England Cricket Board confirms Pakistan tour

BIRMINGHAM: England has confirmed to send its cricket team to Pakistan for a short tour next year in October to mark their first visit to the country since 2005. A joint announcement by England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that England men’s team ...

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Sterling pushed up by weaker US dollar, hopes of Brexit deal

LONDON: Sterling traded at a one-week high on Wednesday, helped by a weaker US dollar and by hopes that Britain will forge a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union in time for its departure from the customs union and single market in January. Those hopes have been fed by ...

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Emergency declared in Spain; global virus cases soar

MADRID: Spain declared a national state of emergency to tackle a second coronavirus wave as the World Health Organisation reported a third straight day of record new infections across the world. The WHO has warned that some countries are on a “dangerous track”, with too many witnessing an exponential increase ...

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COVID – Kumail Nanjiani feel hopeless and helpless today

HOLLYWOOD: Pakistani-American comedian turned actor Kumail Nanjiani is feeling sombre, as he opens up about the fears of coronavirus and the constant state of worry the pandemic has put him in. Expressing concern regarding the lack of action being taken, the actor penned down his troubled feelings, helpless with the ...

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Zimbabwe cricket team arrives in Pakistan

LAHORE: The Zimbabwe cricket team arrived in Islamabad to play two limited overs series against Pakistan. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials welcomed the visiting team at the airport. Players of the Zimbabwe team – who are visiting the country after five years – will spend their first week (Oct 21 ...

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Coronavirus survives on skin five times longer than flu

LONDON: The coronavirus remains active on human skin for nine hours, Japanese researchers have found, in a discovery they said showed the need for frequent hand washing to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. The pathogen that causes the flu survives on human skin for about 1.8 hours by comparison, said the ...

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British Indian COVID-19 patients face higher death risk

LONDON: Male and Female belonging Indian ethnicity communities in England and Wales are roughly 50-75 per cent more likely to die with COVID-19 than white men and women, according to a latest statistical analysis released in London on Friday. The Office for National Statistics (ONS), which concluded a similar ethnic ...

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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Wins Landslide Victory

WELLINGTON: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern won a landslide victory in New Zealand’s general election Saturday. Her re-election is believed to be the result of her success at handling the country’s COVID-19 outbreak. With 87% of the votes counted, Ardern’s center-left Labour Party has won 48.9% of the vote. The vote ...

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