Longtime Westport firefighter reflects on 30 years of community service
School staff may have tainted evidence against principal Robin McGrath, judge says
RCMP investigating Kurt Churchill for money laundering, proceeds of crime
Practicality, testing concerns make point-of-entry testing unappealing to Newfoundland and Labrador public-health officials
Regional tourism plan will help strengthen communities within Gros Morne National Park
Youth fined $400 for operating a snowmobile in Gros Morne without a permit
Severe fire danger for Australia as temperatures smash records
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Parts of Australia, including Sydney, sweltered through the hottest November night on record with temperatures likely to stay high on Sunday, prompting authorities to issue a total fire ban. Sydney CBD surpassed 40 degrees ...
Britons to plant trees to mark Queen Elizabeth's 70 years on throne
LONDON (Reuters) - Britons will be encouraged to plant trees to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 70th anniversary on the throne as part of a plan to create a greener country in honour of her seven decades of service. The 94-year-old, the ...
South Korea mulls stricter social distancing as COVID-19 spike continues
By Cynthia Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean authorities will consider tighter social distancing restrictions on Sunday to clamp down on economic activities after last week saw the fastest spread of infections since the early days of the ...
China reports 11 new COVID-19 cases vs six a day earlier
BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Sunday reported 11 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Nov. 28, compared with six cases a day earlier, the health authority said. All of the new infections were imported cases, the National Health Commission ...
Mexico posts more than 10,000 confirmed coronavirus cases: health ministry
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico reported 10,008 new confirmed coronavirus infections and 586 additional deaths on Saturday, health ministry data showed, bringing the official number of cases to 1,100,683 with a total death toll of 105,459. Health ...
Two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Eastern Health region of Newfoundland and Labrador
The Telegram There are two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Eastern Health region of Newfoundland and Labrador, a news release from the Department of Health and Community services sent on Saturday, Nov. 28, said. The first case is a ...
Los Angeles County to impose new COVID-19 restrictions on social gatherings
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Nearly all social gatherings of individuals from more than a single household will be banned in Los Angeles County for at least three weeks starting Monday under new restrictions local health officials ...
Thai protesters move to Bangkok suburbs
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai anti-government protesters demonstrated in Bangkok’s outskirts on Saturday with a duck parade and speeches demanding the removal of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a new constitution and reforms to the monarchy. ...
Iran health ministry reports slowing of virus infections
(Reuters) - Iran's Health Ministry on Saturday reported a slowdown in coronavirus infections, saying that 89 of 160 cities were out of the designated high risk category. "I thank our dear people for taking the appropriate precautions and ...
Pandemic hospital duty tests Swiss civil defense
By Cecile Mantovani GENEVA (Reuters) - Sent by the government to support the hard-pressed Swiss healthcare system, members of the civil defense corps are on the frontline of the battle against COVID-19, helping out in emergency rooms and handling ...