Wall Street rises as Amazon and Netflix hit record highs

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Thursday as Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) surged to record highs, although trading was choppy as investors worried about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on first-quarter earnings. Amazon.com rose 4.4% and…

Informal vendors rally against coronavirus lockdown in Malawi

Thousands of traders protest in Mzuzu and Blantyre against pending 21-day lockdown, vowing to disregard it. Informal traders have taken to the streets in Malawi, protesting against a coronavirus lockdown which comes into effect at the weekend, vowing to disregard…

Free children from lockdown, says Spanish mayor

Barcelona’s mayor has called for an end to strict coronavirus lockdown measures in Spain which bar children from going out for any reason. “These children need to get out,” Ada Colau wrote on Facebook, herself the mother of youngsters aged…