The Canadian province of Ontario will begin offering AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine to people turning 40 or older this year on Tuesday, according to a government source. The change will broaden access to vaccines as a third wave of infections threatens to overwhelm hospitals in Canada's most populous province, and should make it easier to use doses that in some cases have been accumulating at pharmacies. The vaccine has already been distributed to pharmacies, but currently can only be given to people turning 55 or older this year.
Twelve top European soccer clubs on Sunday announced their plans to create a new league that could end the sport's global structure as we know it.
Canada's first budget in two years, to be presented to parliament on Monday, proposes a sales tax for online platforms and e-commerce warehouses, a digital services tax for Web giants and a luxury tax on items like yachts, government sources familiar with the document said. It will not include a wealth tax, a levy sought by the opposition New Democrats. Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's budget will need the support of at least one opposition group to pass.
The Academy of Country Music Awards show is airing Sunday night. Come back here for a complete list of winners as the telecast proceeds. To watch the show live, tune in to CBS at 8 p.m. on the east coast or 7 in the central time zone, including Nashville, host city for the telecast. On […]
Volkswagen's electric line-up is expanding in multiple ways with the new VW ID.6 electric crossover. It's based on the same MEB platform that underpins the ID.3 hatchback, as well as the ID.4 crossover that we get in America. The addition of three usable rows puts the ID.6 in rarified company, as the Tesla Model X is the only game in town.
The offer would have made Stevens the highest-paid coach in college basketball.
Andrea Pirlo conceded Juventas missed Cristiano Ronaldo's "killer instinct" as the Italian champions fell to their first league defeat in two decades to Atalanta on Sunday leaving their participation in next season's Champions League at risk.
Cuban dissidents accused authorities of cutting their web access and preventing them from leaving their homes during the Cuban Communist Party Congress where leaders denounced renewed U.S.-backed attempts at "counterrevolution" using online platforms. The four-day congress, where Raul Castro is set to step down as Communist Party leader, takes place amid a dire economic crisis that has fueled social discontent. During a speech opening the congress on Friday, Castro warned the "counterrevolution" lacked popular support or leadership but was adept at manipulating the web.
At least eleven people were killed and nearly 100 injured on Sunday in a train accident in Egypt's Qalioubia province north of Cairo, according to a statement by the health ministry. Eyewitness, Medhat Abdel Raouf stood in disbelief: "We don't know what happened exactly. The carriages derailed, many people died. There are many people under the derailed carriages and we cannot get them out. We don't know what to say, we are tired, (there have been) four (train) accidents in one month."Egyptian National Railways released a statement that said the train was heading from Cairo to the Nile Delta city of Mansoura when four carriages derailed at 1:54 p.m., about 25 miles north of Cairo. The cause of the accident is being investigated. More than 50 ambulances took the injured to three hospitals in the province. The derailing is the latest of several recent railway crashes in Egypt. At least 20 people were killed and nearly 200 were injured in March when two trains collided near Tahta, about 275 miles south of Cairo. Fifteen people were injured this month when two train carriages derailed near Minya al-Qamh city. Egypt's transportation minister has faced calls to resign from some Egyptians on social media. He has rejected these and vowed to keep working on developing the aging rail network.
When the all-new BMW M3 sedan and M4 coupe were unveiled last fall, BMW acknowledged that the duo would offer all-wheel drive for the first time. Now the AWD M3 and M4 are here, and as expected, xDrive makes the already blisteringly quick coupe and sedan even quicker. On the M3 and M4, xDrive is available only on the ne-plus-ultra Competition variants.
A selection of England, Spain and Italy's biggest clubs are reportedly set to announce plans for a breakaway European Super League, which were strongly condemned by UEFA and the three countries' football authorities.
Let's check in on the hot fantasy baseball starts of Carlos Rodon, Ronald Acuña Jr., and more.
Phil Neville tasted defeat in his first competitive match as Inter Miami manager as a double from former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez helped LA Galaxy snare a 3-2 Major League Soccer opening day victory.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Sunday that the federal government will send resources and support to Ontario, the province battling a worrying spike in Covid infections.
Who said what in sport this weekend:
Johnson largely missed a lap 1 wreck and then spun by himself a few laps later. But Sunday's race could have been a whole lot worse.
The honeymoon between Jaguars fans and Trevor Lawrence isn't ending anytime soon.
With just a week until the 93rd Oscars ceremony on April 25, Disney is kicking the synergy machine into high gear in order to support the telecast on ABC. The challenge is steep: As Variety recently noted, ratings for all major awards telecasts this year have been down between 50% to 60%, making a similar […]
Groups of maskless people gathered in public areas around Amsterdam, including the Museumplein, on Sunday, April 18, before police arrived to disperse the crowds.Footage shared by Martin van Zeelt shows small groups outside the Johan Cruyff Arena and larger crowds partying at the Museumplein on Sunday.Demonstrators known as “coffee drinkers” have been organizing weekly gatherings at the Museumplein as a form of protest against the government’s COVID-19 restrictions, according to Het Parool.Police have regularly intervened, sometimes deploying water cannons and arresting participants, local media reported.Under the Dutch government’s COVID-19 guidelines, people are only allowed to go outside alone, with members of their own household, or with one other person who is not a member of their household. Credit: Martin van Zeelt via Storyful
Six-year-old Bangalore-based fintech Razorpay topped a $1 billion valuation late last year, becoming the first Y Combinator-backed Indian startup to reach the much sought after unicorn status. In less than six months since, the Indian startup has tripled its valuation and is preparing to launch in the Southeast Asian markets. Razorpay said on Monday it has raised $160 million in its Series E financing round that valued the startup at $3 billion, up from “a little over” $1 billion valuation in the $100 million Series D in October last year.