Life With A Russian Billionaire: Money And Death Threats – They would stay in his chateau in the south of France and had homes across the world. It was an idyllic life, beyond anyone’s imagination. [bbc]
Separated Parents Allowed To Move Kids Between Houses – New Regulations – Separated parents are now allowed to move their children between houses during the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, provided they meet certain legal requirements. [n24]
1,845 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In South Africa, With Deaths Up To 18 – Covid-19 coronavirus has claimed the lives of five more people in South Africa on Wednesday, as the number of infected climbed to 1,845 – up by 96 cases – the Department of Health said. [btech]
Prestigious Scientific Panel Tells White House Coronavirus Won’t Go Away With Warmer Weather – A prestigious scientific panel told the White House Tuesday that it doesn’t look like coronavirus will go away once the weather warms up. President Trump has claimed that “when it gets a little warmer [the virus] miraculously goes away.” [cnn]
Coronavirus Putting World On Track For New Great Depression, Says WTO – International trade body predicts commerce could shrink up to 32% and warns against 30s-style protectionism. [guardian]
Looks Like The Hype Around The Apple Watch Series 5 Is Well-Earned – There has been plenty of noise surrounding the Apple Watch Series 5. Thankfully, it looks like this one packs a real punch. [here]
Body Of Second Kennedy Family Member Is Recovered From Chesapeake Bay – The discovery of 8-year-old Gideon McKean’s body came six days after he and his mother, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, went missing in a canoe. [nyt]
Durban Hospital Closed Indefinitely Due To Covid-19 Outbreak – This is after five of the eight Covid-19 related deaths in the province stemmed from an outbreak at the private facility. [tlive]
Rent Relief Not Guaranteed, Canal Walk Tells Tenants – CEO of Canal Walk, Gavin Wood, told the shopping centre’s tenants in a letter addressed to them on Tuesday that it could not provide them with wholesale rent relief during the 21-day lockdown period and that requests for relief would have to be negotiated. [f24]
South Africa Must Get Growth Going, Or Face Economic Disaster – An economic depression looms on the other side of lockdown, and we have only one chance to get it right. [dmav]
José Mourinho Accepts He Broke Rules During Tottenham’s Park Training – José Mourinho has accepted that he did not adhere to the social distancing protocol after the Tottenham head coach was seen taking a training session in a park. [ft]
Lady Gaga Apologizes To Jimmy Fallon After Awkward Interview – Lady Gaga has finally explained her incredibly awkward interview with Jimmy Fallon last week. [cnn]
Disney Plus Hits 50 Million Subscribers, Disney Says – Within five months of initial launch, Disney Plus has signed up 50 million paid subscribers worldwide, the media company said. [variety]
Win Takealot Vouchers With This Online Easter Egg Hunt – Easter egg hunts aren’t just for kids. In this online hunt for adults, finding four hidden eggs could land you in the running for some Takealot vouchers. [here]
Sex Toy Sales Triple During New Zealand’s Coronavirus Lockdown – They were warned by the officials against stockpiling toilet paper or flour. [guardian]
What Was The Best Year For Music? – From the swinging 60s to punk, acid house to Britpop, everyone has a favourite era in music. [bbc]
New Podcast Explores The Life And Crimes Of Rodney Alcala, ‘The Dating Game Killer’ – What happens when Bachelor Number One is serial killer in the middle of a spree? [rollsto]
Ellen DeGeneres Criticised After Comparing Mansion Quarantine To ‘Being In Jail’ – The TV host’s comment comes at a time when an increasing number of inmates are testing positive for coronavirus across the US. [sky]
The 10 Best Live-Streaming Experiences To Help Make-Believe You’re On Holiday – Is quarantine giving you cabin fever? There may be a temporary solution: become an armchair traveller. [ind]
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