Creator of New York City subway map Michael Hertz dies
His re-design is credited with boosting ridership and making the map more visually representative.

Source: BBC News - Home | 26 Feb 2020 | 10:38 am

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Coronavirus: Ireland v Italy Six Nations games postponed over health concerns
The Ireland v Italy men's and women's Six Nations games scheduled for 7 and 8 March are postponed because of the coronavirus.

Source: BBC News - Home | 26 Feb 2020 | 10:38 am

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'Just call me Harry', prince tells conference
The Queen's grandson speaks at an event in Edinburgh weeks ahead of stepping down from royal duties

Source: BBC News - Home | 26 Feb 2020 | 10:08 am

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Tenerife coronavirus hotel: 'It's only day two and we're struggling'
Hannah Green and her family are in the hotel in Tenerife that's been quarantined by Covid-19 fears.

Source: BBC News - Home | 26 Feb 2020 | 9:58 am

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Maria Sharapova retires: Five-time Grand Slam champion 'says goodbye' to tennis at 32
Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is "saying goodbye" to tennis at the age of 32.

Source: BBC News - Home | 26 Feb 2020 | 9:53 am

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In pictures: The Caretos of Podence
Revellers, known as Caretos, race through the streets of the Portuguese village of Podence.

Source: BBC News - Home | 26 Feb 2020 | 9:44 am

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Moscow police seize custom 'Batmobile'
A replica of the caped crime fighter's car is being investigated for road safety violations.

Source: BBC News - Home | 26 Feb 2020 | 9:40 am

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Coronavirus: Outbreak spreads in Europe from Italy
Cases emerge in several countries involving travellers from Italy, but borders remain open.

Source: BBC News - Home | 26 Feb 2020 | 9:32 am

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Nurse's request for premature baby sleeves is viral hit
Knitters from all over the world are helping premature babies be more comfortable in hospital.

Source: BBC News - Home | 26 Feb 2020 | 9:31 am

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GB's Yates retains UAE Tour lead as Groenewegen takes stage win
Britain's Adam Yates retains the lead at the UAE Tour, as Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen wins stage four.

Source: BBC News - Home | 26 Feb 2020 | 9:19 am

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Boris Johnson's family 'stunned' after neighbor found murdered
Boris Johnson's family are "stunned and saddened" after a neighbor of the British Prime Minister's father was found shot to death near his country home in southwest England.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 26 Feb 2020 | 8:59 am

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Coronavirus fears are weighing on Asian markets again
The novel coronavirus-related shock to US markets is once again carrying over to Asia Pacific.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 26 Feb 2020 | 8:37 am

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Is it safe for travelers to visit Italy?
The novel coronavirus may have originated in Wuhan, China, but it's since spread to more than 30 countries across the world.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 26 Feb 2020 | 6:58 am

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Hong Kong is giving 7 million people $1,200 in cash to boost its recession-hit economy
Hong Kong is handing most of its residents a pile of cash to spend as it tries to save its slumping economy from the aftermath of protests and the coronavirus outbreak.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 26 Feb 2020 | 4:17 am

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Coronavirus is bringing two old enemies closer together
"Even though we live in different places, we live under the same sky," read the stanza on the sides of boxes filled with face masks and thermometers sent to China from the Japan Youth Development Association (JYDA).

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 25 Feb 2020 | 9:48 pm

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Disney became a giant under Bob Iger. Can he be replaced?
Bob Iger gradually built the Walt Disney Co. into the juggernaut that it is today -— one acquisition and expansion at a time — fueling the question of whether the CEO is irreplaceable. In one stunning, unexpected stroke, the company and media industry is about to find out.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 25 Feb 2020 | 8:12 pm

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Images show massive Antarctic change in just 9 days
CNN's Tom Sater speaks to scientists about an unprecedented heat wave that has resulted in rapidly melting ice caps in Antarctica. Experts warn this may lead to irreversible damage.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 25 Feb 2020 | 4:13 pm

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These startups raised billions and then laid off thousands
Just a few months ago, discount hotel chain OYO seemed unstoppable. The India-based startup touted plans for global expansion and saw its valuation double to $10 billion in October. But in mid-January, the company began sweeping layoffs that have seen thousands lose their jobs.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 25 Feb 2020 | 12:30 pm

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The coronavirus outbreak is a test for China's tech industry
China has spent decades nurturing its tech sector. Now, faced with a massive public health crisis, Beijing is pushing its tech companies to join the fight against the novel coronavirus.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 24 Feb 2020 | 2:35 pm

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Meet South Africa's first black billionaire
When it comes to business success, few have a story quite like Patrice Motsepe, South Africa's first black billionaire. The founder of African Rainbow Minerals sits down with Eleni Giokos for a candid conversation about the value of hard work and taking risks.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 5 Dec 2019 | 11:20 am

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Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders
An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials.

Source: NYT > World | 20 May 2019 | 12:00 am

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In a Surprise, Japan’s Economy Grew in the First Quarter, Despite a Slowdown in China
But the strong figure masks lingering weakness, giving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a mixed bag as he tries to strike a trade deal with the U.S.

Source: NYT > World | 19 May 2019 | 11:27 pm

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India’s Narendra Modi Appears Headed for Re-election, Exit Polls Show
Mr. Modi, one of India’s most powerful and divisive leaders in decades, seems to have emerged relatively unscathed from complaints about joblessness and distress on farms.

Source: NYT > World | 19 May 2019 | 8:13 pm

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Attack on Tourist Bus Near Egyptian Pyramids Wounds at Least 14
The blast, close to a giant museum under construction, suggested that militants were seeking to undermine the authority of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Source: NYT > World | 19 May 2019 | 7:05 pm

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Polls Are Closed in India’s Election: What Happens Next?
The polls closed on Sunday in the world’s biggest election. Here’s what to look out for until the results are announced on Thursday.

Source: NYT > World | 19 May 2019 | 6:38 pm

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Rocket Hits Green Zone in Baghdad as Tensions Flare Between U.S. and Iran
The nighttime explosion rattled residents, though no one was hurt.

Source: NYT > World | 19 May 2019 | 5:55 pm

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European Elections Will Gauge the Power of Populism
A new scandal in Austria that led to the collapse of the coalition government there served as a reminder that Russia has deep ties to many populist parties.

Source: NYT > World | 19 May 2019 | 5:53 pm

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Lawmakers Scuffle Over Disputed Speaker’s Role in Afghan Parliament
The turmoil came just days after newly elected members started their first session after elections plagued by vote-rigging and bribery.

Source: NYT > World | 19 May 2019 | 5:38 pm

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Austrian Leader Calls for Snap Election After Far-Right Vice Chancellor Resigns
A 2017 video that was secretly filmed showed Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache promising government contracts to a woman claiming to be the niece of a Russian oligarch.

Source: NYT > World | 19 May 2019 | 4:42 pm

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Your Monday Briefing
Exit polls in India point at second term for Modi.

Source: NYT > World | 19 May 2019 | 3:50 pm

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