Italy Shuts Down All Shops And Restaurants As Coronavirus Cases Rise – Italy all but put a halt to normal life, paring the economy down to just essential services in a desperate bid to stem the advance of the deadly coronavirus. [time]
Trump Is Suspending All Flights From Europe To The US To Fight Coronavirus – With more than 1200 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in the US, the country’s president, Donald Trump, today announced far-reaching restrictions. [quartz]
196 People Die In Italy In 24 Hours As Cases Continue To Rise – The Republic of Ireland, Sweden, Bulgaria and Kuwait are among countries to report their first deaths as cases increase. [sky] Wondering how this compares to daily fly deaths? Read here.
Tom Hanks Says He Has Coronavirus – The actor said he and his wife, Rita Wilson, had tested positive while in Australia, where he was set to begin production on a film. [nyt]
NBA Suspends Season Indefinitely After Utah Jazz Player Tests Positive For Coronavirus – The National Basketball Association on Wednesday night suspended its season indefinitely after a Utah Jazz player tested positive for the new coronavirus. [cnbc]
Super-Rich Jet Off To Disaster Bunkers Amid Coronavirus Outbreak – ‘Self isolate’ for some of world’s richest means Covid-19 tests abroad, personal medics and subterranean hideouts. [guardian] Hmm.. Cabine du Cap, here we come…
Twitter Orders All Employees Worldwide To Work From Home – Strong encouragement has now become an instruction. [verge]
‘Don’t Put Personal Items In The Bin’: US Security Screen Advice Changed Due To Covid-19 – Travellers in the US have been given new hygiene advice around airport security checkpoints, including not using bins at x-ray machines for personal items. [busins]
Harvey Weinstein Jailed For 23 Years In Rape Trial – Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault. [bbc]
Klein Karoo’s ‘Caracal’ Taking Bookings From September 2020 – Just 2,5 hours from Cape Town, the cliff-dangling, 4 bedroom (12-sleeper) mountain villa on Cabine du Cap’s 175 hectare estate, is this year’s dream getaway. [more]
Josie Harris, Floyd Mayweather’s Ex-Girlfriend, Was Found Dead In A Car Outside Her Home – Josie Harris, the former girlfriend of Floyd Mayweather and the mother of three of his children, was found dead outside her home in Valencia, California. [cnn]
Lewis Hamilton’s Seventh Title Bid Heads A Potentially Historic Formula 1 Season – The Formula 1 season will start in Australia this weekend amid a climate of uncertainty, anxiety and distrust. [bbc]
Montblanc’s First Headphones Are Predictably Luxurious And Expensive – Oh yeah, there’s another watch, too. [verge]
Chelsea Manning Attempted Suicide In Jail, Is Recovering, Lawyers Say – Imprisoned activist and former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning attempted suicide on Wednesday in the Alexandria, Virginia, jail where she’s been held for a year following her refusal to testify before a federal grand jury investigating WikiLeaks. [giz]
Should You Let Babies ‘Cry It Out’? Debate Reignited By New Study – Study says leaving babies to cry may help develop self-control, but many experts disagree. [guardian]
Ben Affleck And New Girlfriend Ana De Armas Can’t Hide Their Love – As they stroll barefoot on the beach during romantic Costa Rica getaway. [dm]
Katie Holmes Like You’ve Never Seen Her Before – Fiercely independent and preparing to direct her second film, our April cover star is telling her own story. [instyle]
Meghan Markle’s Tabloid Transformation From Darling Princess To Scheming Temptress – This change in narrative, albeit drastic, did not happen with a bang. [jez]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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