· Meet the Aussie money manager who made millions as markets crashed →
The two wildly different months messed with even some of the biggest money managers.
· Mysterious 'Japan model' sees state of emergency lifted →
Restrictions for businesses, travel and large events are to be lifted in stages after reviews every three weeks over the coming months.
· Dutch PM Mark Rutte did not visit dying mother due to Covid-19 restrictions →
Rutte on Monday announced the death of 96-year-old Mieke Rutte-Dilling in a home in The Hague on 13 May, nearly two months after the government shut all such institutions to the public on 20 March.
· University in Oklahoma adds 'back-up faculty' to prepare for in-person fall classes →
Meanwhile, Joe Biden appeared in public Monday for the first time in more than two months, laying a wreath to honor the fallen at a Delaware war memorial.
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· Even on Memorial Day, ‘You Can’t Escape’ Coronavirus →
At beaches, seaside arcades and other attractions, many people hoped to turn the page from the past few months.
· Trump fumes on Twitter as media slams pandemic golf outing →
“What they don't say is that it was my first golf in almost 3 months, and, if I waited three years, they would do their usual 'hit' pieces anyway.”
· Coronavirus: Care watchdog urged to re-start routine inspections of care homes and mental health units →
Earlier this month lawyers from law firm Leigh Day wrote to the watchdog on behalf of 11 organisations supporting older people and those with mental health and learning disabilities.
· Haiti's football boss suspended by Fifa over sexual abuse claims →
Jean-Bart denied allegations that he coerced several players at the association’s training centre in Croix-des-Bouquets into having sex in incidents going back five years, Britain’s Guardian newspaper reported last month.
· Silver's Silver Lining →
Since then, the former has made some headway in addressing this, with May proving to be a really good month so far.
· German sentiment survey boosts stocks, Europe focuses on recovery fund →
MSCI’s gauge of world stocks gained 0.4 per cent, nearing a 2-1/2 month high.