NEWS | Hungarian Journalists Place Faith In Crowdfunding

MILAN | ITALY – Two months after staff at Hungary’s top news-site Index.hu quit over alleged political interference, they are set for a comeback with an unprecedented crowd funding effort. More than 50 former Index reporters will launch a new site, Telex, from scratch ‘in the coming weeks’ thanks to more than 30,000 reader donations, … Continue reading NEWS | Hungarian Journalists Place Faith In Crowdfunding

HEALTH | EU Warns Against Suspension Of Children Vaccination Amid Coronavirus Crisis

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – The European Union warned on Monday that decisions by some European countries to suspend vaccination of children during the coronavirus epidemic could cause serious problems. ‘It is very clear we will get pockets of people, children, who have not been vaccinated’, Andrea Ammon, director of the European Centre for Disease and … Continue reading HEALTH | EU Warns Against Suspension Of Children Vaccination Amid Coronavirus Crisis

WORLD NEWS | U.K. PM Johnson Under Fire Over Handling Of Coronavirus Crisis

LONDON -  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday faced a call for an inquiry into his government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis after failing to fully explain partial death data, limited testing or the lack of equipment for hospitals. The novel coronavirus outbreak, the worst health crisis since the 1918 influenza pandemic, has left … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | U.K. PM Johnson Under Fire Over Handling Of Coronavirus Crisis

BUSINESS NEWS | Ferrari Rolls Our Coronavirus Testing To Get Staff Ready For Work

MILAN | ITALY – Workers at Ferrari are signing up en masse for voluntary coronavirus screening so they can return to work as soon as possible in an ambitious scheme that could serve as a blueprint for manufacturers desperate to resume production. Under its ‘Back on Track’ project, Ferrari staff, families and suppliers first take … Continue reading BUSINESS NEWS | Ferrari Rolls Our Coronavirus Testing To Get Staff Ready For Work

BUSINESS | Italy’s Fashion Leaders Urge Rome To Lift Restrictions On Industry

MILAN | ITALY – Italy’s fashion leaders called on the government on Thursday to loosen restrictions imposed in response to the coronavirus crisis to allow them to resume some production, warning that a prolonged lockdown risked irreparably damaging the sector. ‘Fashion is a seasonal industry, and certain dates are nor compressible. Not reopening shortly would … Continue reading BUSINESS | Italy’s Fashion Leaders Urge Rome To Lift Restrictions On Industry