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  • Premier League to push players for 30% wage cut, restart date on hold

    Premier League to push players for 30% wage cut, restart date on hold0

    (Reuters) – The Premier League has said its clubs will consult with their players over a proposed 30% reduction in wages and the suspended season would only resume when it was “safe and appropriate”. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Premier League – Manchester United v Watford – Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain – February 23, 2020

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  • As Japan coronavirus cases rise, Tokyo nudges PM Abe to declare state of emergency

    As Japan coronavirus cases rise, Tokyo nudges PM Abe to declare state of emergency0

    TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Friday that Japan declaring a national state of coronavirus emergency would send a “strong message” that could help dodge an explosive outbreak, her most explicit nudge so far for the government to make the call. A man wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of

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  • Americans urged to wear masks outside as coronavirus pandemic worsens

    Americans urged to wear masks outside as coronavirus pandemic worsens0

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday looked set to join local officials in advising Americans to wear masks when venturing out during the still-exploding coronavirus pandemic, as the U.S. death toll rose by 1,000 in a single day for the first time. Speaking at a White House briefing, Deborah Birx, a member

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  • Britons reconvene on doorsteps to clap for health workers

    Britons reconvene on doorsteps to clap for health workers0

    LONDON (Reuters) – Britons stood on doorsteps and leaned out of windows on Thursday for a second national round of applause for doctors, nurses and all other essential workers battling the coronavirus outbreak that is forcing them to stay at home and avoid other people. Tower Bridge and The Shard skyscraper are seen illuminated blue

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  • Oil soars after Trump says Saudis and Russians to cut output

    Oil soars after Trump says Saudis and Russians to cut output0

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices soared on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he expects Russia and Saudi Arabia to announce a major oil production cut, and Saudi state media said the kingdom was calling an emergency meeting of oil producers to deal with the market turmoil. Trump said he had spoken to

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  • Under pressure, Johnson vows ‘massive’ coronavirus tests increase

    Under pressure, Johnson vows ‘massive’ coronavirus tests increase0

    LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to ramp up testing for coronavirus after his government faced criticism for being slower than some European peers to roll out mass checks for front-line health workers and the population. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson waves as he leaves Downing Street, as the spread

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