Australasia Global 

“OMG” New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern refused entry by cafe to follow COVID-19 social distancing norms

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was turned away by a cafe on Saturday because it had reportedly reached its full capacity due to the ongoing social distancing norms amidst the COVID-19 pandemic gripping the world. A Twitter user informed on the microblogging site how Ardern was not allowed entry after she reached there with her partner Clarke Gayford. The Twitter user wrote, “Omg Jacinda Ardern just tried to come into Olive and was rejected cause it’s full. ” Gayford confirmed the news as he replied to the Twitter user,…

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Europe Global 

The businesses crowdfunding to survive

“Running a small business is touch and go at the best of times,” says Rachel Ho, director of an independent coffee shop in Tottenham, north London. And these, it seems fair to say, are far from the best of times. Ahead of warnings the UK’s economy could shrink by 35%, the Treasury set aside billions to keep businesses afloat during the coronavirus lockdown. But for many, access to that funding is proving too difficult or too slow – and fewer than 2% of the 300,000 inquiries to the government’s loan…

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Global South America 

Drastic reduction in pollution due to COVID-19

WITH continents around the world grappling with the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19), scientists have noticed that, even in such terrible times, one positive emerges: there has been a significant reduction I n pollution and Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. China and over 81,000 infections or the 2,978 deaths in Italy and 35,713 infections. The first case of the virus was reported to the World Health Organisation (WHO) Country Office in China on 31 December 2019. CLEANER ATMOSPHERE As the outbreak spread and the county’s government moved to a widespread lockdown, the National…

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