Police clash with crowds in Indian city after stricter lockdown

AHMEDABAD (Reuters) – Some residents frustrated over a strict coronavirus lockdown in Ahmedabad, the largest city in the western Indian state of Gujarat, hurled stones and were met with teargas in clashes with paramilitary forces on Friday. Authorities in the

Tea and singing: Britain honours World War Two anniversary

LONDON (Reuters) – Britons stood in silence and Queen Elizabeth was to address the nation on Friday’s 75th anniversary of “Victory in Europe” Day, though the coronavirus dampened commemorations for the end of World War Two on the continent. Along

Coronavirus mask mandates draw ire in some political circles

Local governments’ orders mandating residents to wear masks have become a political flash point in Colorado’s ongoing coronavirus pandemic response, with some condemning the orders as government overreach and others heralding them as a prudent step to preserve public health.

How does COVID-19 infect children? And should they be in school?

While minors can become infected with the new coronavirus, very few have died or suffered serious symptoms. With parents and policymakers agonising over when to reopen schools as lockdowns ease, scientists are still struggling to find out how the new