Biplane fliers enjoy exploring lockdown London by air

Biplane fliers enjoy exploring lockdown London by air

LONDON (Reuters) – Biplane fliers are enjoying spectacular views of the Millennium Dome, the towering Canary Wharf financial district and the Thames Barrier for the first time as the COVID-19 lockdown frees up airspace over London for amateur aviation enthusiasts. Sections of east London’s airspace, normally open only to planes taking off and landing at … Read more

Klask is better than air hockey (and it fits on your kitchen table)

Klask is better than air hockey (and it fits on your kitchen table)

One of the things I’ve really been missing about pre-quarantine life is a casual bar game. Shooting pool with friends. Kicking my husband’s ass at Skee-ball. Kicking my sister’s ass at air hockey. Arguing over whether it’s legal to spin the rods in foosball. (It’s not, but who cares?) I’m pining after those big, beautiful, … Read more

Black Lives Matter sues Trump, Barr for clearing WH protesters

Black Lives Matter sues Trump, Barr for clearing WH protesters

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing President Trump and Attorney General Bill Barr on behalf of Black Lives Matter, claiming the administration violated the civil rights of protesters who were removed to enable President Trump to cross Lafayette Park to St. John’s Episcopal Church on Monday. The 31-page lawsuit, filed Thursday in federal court … Read more

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UK’s death toll from confirmed COVID-19 cases tops 40,000

UK's death toll from confirmed COVID-19 cases tops 40,000

A paramedic takes a blood sample from a medical worker, during an antibody testing program at the Hollymoor Ambulance Hub of the West Midlands Ambulance Service, operated by the West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, in Birmingham, Britain June 5, 2020. Simon Dawson/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom’s death toll from … Read more