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FIFA vice president: International games could be off until 2021

International soccer might not be played until 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic travel restrictions and the need to give club competitions the chance to resume, a FIFA vice president said Monday. Victor Montagliani, a Canadian who is president of the governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean, has been heading a FIFA […]

Lifestyle

Reducing the risk to children’s health in flood-prone areas of India

Monsoon rainfall has become more unpredictable in India. Floods and droughts have become more common and pose multiple risks to human health and wellbeing, with children under five being particularly vulnerable. New research finds that more assistance needs to be provided to communities in flood-prone areas to protect children under five from undernutrition. Little is […]

Business

P&G boosts dividend, says earnings to be released ahead of schedule

Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N) raised its quarterly dividend by 6% on Tuesday and advanced the release of its third-quarter earnings to April 17, saying that it aims to provide shareholders information as quickly and transparently as possible. P&G, which was previously scheduled to release its results on April 21, also said its decision to […]

Technology

How To Recover Deleted Photos on Your iPhone

Maybe you’ve accidentally hit the “Delete Photos” button instead of the edit option, or had to erase extra pictures to free up storage space, only to later regret that decision—after all, you can always upload them to iCloud. Not to worry, though! There are some simple shortcuts and hidden workarounds that will let you recover […]

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Mum creates bedroom jungle for daughter’s birthday

Aurora Eaton’s sixth birthday party was cancelled because of the lockdown. Instead, Jodie Eaton, from Ipswich, created the sensory jungle for her daughter who has a visual impairment. Aurora said her favourites were the tigers and snake – and gave her mother a “million out of 10” for the transformation. Mrs Eaton said the post […]

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Man Utd still planning to trial safe standing at Old Trafford

Manchester United hope to still trial a safe-standing section at Old Trafford following the current suspension of play due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The club put in a request back in February to install rails for safe standing inside the iconic stadium, but the process was halted when the virus swept across the world […]

Lifestyle

Human immunomics initiative will decode immune system, speed new vaccines

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Human Vaccines Project announce the Human Immunomics Initiative, a joint project that aims to revolutionize the understanding of the human immune system and accelerate the creation of effective vaccines, diagnostics, and treatments. The Human Immunomics Initiative (HII) will bring together Harvard Chan School experts in […]

Business

Global airlines’ estimated coronavirus losses rise to $314 billion: IATA

Estimated global airline losses from the coronavirus pandemic have climbed to $314 billion, 25% more than previously forecast, owing to the severity of the economic downturn and a slower than previously expected reopening of international routes. The latest forecast from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) is up from the $252 billion figure given on […]

Technology

Journey, previously an Epic Games Store exclusive on PC, is heading to Steam

Journey, thatgamecompany’s classic game that first released on PlayStation 3 in 2012, will be available on Steam on June 11th. Journey was previously only available on PC via the Epic Games Store, where it launched last June. In the game, you play as a hooded figure traveling toward a tall mountain on the horizon, navigating […]

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Phone and tablet donations help patients speak to families

Highly restrictive visiting policies – including visitor bans – have been imposed by health boards and local authorities because of coronavirus. Sara Platt started a Facebook group which facilitates the donation of items to NHS staff, wards and patients. Ms Platt said she had received emergency requests for the devices. The NHS Kindness Wishlist Facebook […]