Disney heir slams the company for furloughing 100,000 staff amid coronavirus closures

Disney heir Abigail Disney has slammed the Hollywood giant for furloughing more than 100,000 workers while it still expects to pay out executive bonuses and dividends, which have totaled $1.5 billion in the past.   The Emmy award-winning film-maker and millionaire criticized Walt Disney Co. Tuesday in an extensive Twitter thread, accusing them of ‘terrible management’ … Read more

Sand shortages and travel bans could delay a coronavirus vaccine

At least 70 vaccines for coronavirus are now in development, a promising sign for the global battle against the pandemic.  But even if these vaccines make it through the study process, shortages of surprising materials could hinder the actual production and distribution of vaccines.  In addition to the virus-neutralizing agents scientists produce in labs, materials … Read more

Government launches bizarre series of corny coronavirus adverts to get them shared online

The Government has launched a series of bizarre coronavirus adverts in a bid to get them shared online.  The adverts, which include deliberate errors, are designed to be mocked online so that people share them and spread the ‘stay at home’ message. It is a repeat of the Tory party‘s general election strategy in which social … Read more

SpaceX launches its Falcon 9 carrying 60 new Starlink satellites and marking its 84th flight

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has launched the fifth batch of its ‘Starlink’ space internet satellites – taking the total to 300. They form a constellation of thousands of satellites, designed to provide low-cost broadband internet service from low Earth orbit. The constellation, informally known as Starlink, and under development at SpaceX’s facilities in Redmond, Washington. Its goal … Read more

‘Empty’ Nightingale hospitals could be used to treat non-coronavirus patients

NHS Nightingale hospitals could be ‘re-purposed’ to treat non-coronavirus patients to clear a mounting backlog of cancelled operations and other treatments. Defence Secretary Ben Wallace yesterday said empty beds at the seven Nightingales around the country may be used for cases including cancer sufferers or ‘stepdown’ patients on the road to recovery. It came as … Read more

Vivica A. Fox gives some advise to people struggling during COVID-19 quarantine 

Vivica A. Fox can now add podcast host to her long and impressive resume.  The 55-year-old dished about the new show, Hustling with Vivica A. Fox, and all her exciting upcoming guests during an exclusive chat with DailyMailTV. She also doled out some sage advice to those who are struggling to find their own hustle … Read more

Heart attack and stroke victims have to wait more than TWO HOURS for an ambulance

Heart attack and stroke victims have to wait more than TWO HOURS for an ambulance as coronavirus crisis starts to squeeze front line services EXCLUSIVE Emergency response times are the worst on record  1000s of heart attack victims are waiting over two hours for an ambulance  Patients with heart attacks, strokes bumped down waiting list … Read more

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey gives nearly $400m less to charity than the $1 billion he claimed

Billionaire Twitter founder Jack Dorsey has given nearly $400 million less to his coronavirus relief effort than the ‘billion dollars’ he claimed, federal documents reveal. Earlier this month Dorsey tweeted that he would be donating $1 billion – which he said was about 28% of his wealth – to a fund he set up to … Read more

Worse to come for ‘broken’ oil market as pandemic causes oversupply

Worse to come for ‘broken’ crude oil market as coronavirus crisis causes extreme oversupply By Francesca Washtell For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 22 April 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 22 April 2020 Oil prices sank to fresh 21-year lows before recovering as markets continued to grapple with extreme oversupply caused by the coronavirus … Read more

Ocado accused of ‘profiteering’ from the coronavirus crisis

Ocado accused of ‘profiteering’ from the coronavirus crisis by hiking prices and axing discounts as demand for deliveries soars By Hugo Duncan and Tom Witherow For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 22 April 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 22 April 2020 Ocado has been accused of ‘profiteering’ from the coronavirus crisis by axing discounts … Read more