We foster citizen empowerment in time of crisis – VoxEurop (English)

In this Op-ed, European Civic Tech actors reaffirm the importance of their role in protecting fundamental rights and providing citizens with the tools to remain in contact with each other, and for collaboration between citizens and decision-makers. During this time of global health crisis, governments all over the world have taken emergency measures to protect […]

Toronto city council meets virtually for the first time ever

For the first time in the history of city hall, council is meeting virtually on Thursday. During the pandemic, council is meeting for the first time since March 6 to discuss urgent business, largely related to the COVID-19 outbreak. The Star’s city hall bureau will be covering the unprecedented meeting live, starting at 10 a.m. […]

Coronavirus live news: Spain’s daily death toll drops below 300 as children allowed out for first time in weeks | World news

3.20pm BST15:20 The French prime minister, Edouard Philippe, will present the national strategy for lifting the country’s lockdown on Tuesday. The pandemic has killed 22,614 people in France since the start of March, with officials on Saturday reporting 369 new deaths in the previous 24 hours. The French government plan to relax certain restrictions from […]

Through the nursing home glass, here’s how residents visit with family in the time of COVID-19

Kathy Absolon is watching her mother peer out the main-floor nursing home window. Behind the glass, the 88-year-old is beaming. Outside, Absolon, her sisters and niece are drumming, singing their mother’s favourites, The Cherokee Morning Song and, The Bear Healing Song. Jennie Absolon lives in the Region of Waterloo’s Sunnyside Home while recovering from a […]

GFL bets the third time is a charm for one of Canada’s biggest IPOs

After two failed attempts to go public, waste hauler GFL Environmental Inc. has filed to sell its shares in Toronto and New York, putting it on track to be one of Canada’s largest ever initial public offerings. The sale aims to raise about US$1.54 billion at the top end of the range by offering 73.2 […]

Stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for Spanish Super Cup final – The Sun

REAL MADRID and city rivals Atletico will battle it out three thousand miles away in Saudi Arabia for the Spanish Super Cup. Los Blancos guaranteed their place in the final, thanks to a 3-1 win over Valencia on Wednesday – which included a cheeky corner goal from Toni Kroos. But Atletico stunned Barcelona the following […]

Retailers suffer worst year on record as overall sales fall for first time

The latest headlines in your inbox Retailers have suffered their worst year on record as overall sales fell for the first time, figures have revealed. Total retail sales over last year fell by 0.1 per cent compared with 1.2 per cent growth in 2018 – the first ever recorded decrease, the latest data shows. This reflects the […]

This is the most popular cartoon car of all time

Flying cars are still dream machines. A new survey of more than 2,000 Americans by British license plate trading firm click4reg.co.uk found that, given their pick of cartoon vehicles, 57 percent would take George Jetson’s flying car for a spin. Second on the list is The Mean Machine from “Wacky Racers,” which can also fly thanks to […]

Live stream, TV channel, kick off time and team news for Premier League fixture – The Sun

RUNAWAY leaders Liverpool will be hoping for a commanding victory as they host basement club Watford. The Reds are currently eight points clear of second placed Leicester, but may opt to rotate the squad with a Carabao Cup tie at Aston Villa and a Club World Cup semi-final in Qatar to come on consecutive days. […]