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France's coronavirus death toll jumps to nearly 5,400 as nursing homes included

02 / 04 / 2020

The number of cumulative known deaths from coronavirus in France surged to nearly 5,400 on Thursday as the country started including fatalities in nursing homes in its data.

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Top EU court says eastern states broke law by refusing to host refugees

02 / 04 / 2020

The European Union's top court ruled on Thursday that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic had broken the law by refusing to host refugees to help ease the burden on southern states such as Greece and Italy after a surge in migrant arrivals from 2015.

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Under pressure, UK government promises 100,000 daily coronavirus tests

02 / 04 / 2020

Britain's health minister promised a tenfold increase in the number of daily tests for coronavirus by the end of the month after the government faced criticism for failing to roll out mass checks for health workers and the public.

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Oil ends lower after U.S. crude stockpiles jump, gasoline demand sinks

02 / 04 / 2020

Oil prices fell on Wednesday after U.S. crude inventories rose last week by the most since 2016, while gasoline demand suffered its biggest weekly drop ever due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Amazon warehouse workers protest near Detroit, days after NYC walkout

01 / 04 / 2020

Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday a handful of workers staged a demonstration at one of its warehouses near Detroit, another U.S. protest this week over staff concerns about contracting the novel coronavirus on the job.

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