“Halt” in the news

Example collocations

halt when
trains halt

Publications and example sentences

The Age
· Cyclone Nisarga bears down on India's west coast  
Cyclones often skirt Mumbai, a metropolis of more than 20 million people, though every year during the June to September monsoon season torrential rains flood roads and halt a suburban railway service that serves millions.  Copy example sentence
· The Lancet casts doubt over hydroxychloroquine study  
France was among the countries to also halt COVID-19 treatment with hydroxychloroquine.  Copy example sentence
The Wall Street Journal
· Fashion Shows Get High Tech—and Socially Distant  
Coronavirus halted the extravaganzas, where dozens of guests would perch shoulder-to-shoulder for a peek at new collections.  Copy example sentence
The Japan Times
· Hong Kong pro-democracy activists press Tokyo to rethink Xi’s visit to Japan  
Mainland authorities on Monday banned a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong marking the anniversary, citing the coronavirus outbreak — the first time the gathering has been halted in three decades.  Copy example sentence
· Italy leads Europe reopening borders as virus strikes Latam  
Countries around the world are eager to get economies going again after punishing lockdowns halted growth.  Copy example sentence
BBC Sport
· Liverpool's Rhian Brewster set for longer Swansea City stay  
England Under-21s forward Brewster scored four goals in 11 appearances for Swansea before the season was halted because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Copy example sentence
The Independent
· Former England international and fitness expert fears for health of Championship players due to short-notice return  
English Football League announced on Sunday that the league is due to resume on 20 June after it was halted in March by the coronavirus pandemic  Copy example sentence
Al Jazeera
· A year later: Sudanese women raped in crackdown seek justice  
It may also miss a new deadline, June 22, because work has halted amid the coronavirus pandemic, said the commission's head Nabil Adib.  Copy example sentence
Malay Mail
· Global vaccine group urges Covid-19 solidarity ahead of summit  
Recent Gavi-supported modelling from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine estimated that for every Covid-19 death prevented by halting vaccination campaigns in Africa, up to 140 people could die from vaccine-preventable diseases.  Copy example sentence
Malay Mail
· Switzerland economy shrinks 2.6pc in first quarter  
Switzerland, which had registered a 0.3-per cent rise in its gross domestic product during the final quarter of 2019, saw the pandemic and the measures taken to halt the spread of the virus severely restrict economic activity, the economic affairs ministry (SECO) said in a statement.  Copy example sentence