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Back after 20 years, the Land Rover Defender is named MotorTrend SUV of the Year

Like the Jeep Wrangler or Ford's Bronco, the Defender is built to withstand serious off-road use -- even though many buyers will rarely take it beyond the suburbs. When it was first unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany in 2019, Land Rover boasted it had been subjected to "Extreme Event Test" procedures that were far more rigorous than those ordinarily used...

UK government signs contract for first coronavirus human challenge studies

Up to 19 volunteers at a time will take part in the tests, to be held at the Royal Free Hospital in London, which houses a Biosafety Level 3 ward. They will be run by hVIVO, a medical research company that specializes in running challenge trials, in partnership with Imperial College London. These clinical trials will be a little different from most.For the...

Analysis: China’s Covid success compared to Europe shows lockdowns are the first step, not a solution

For many in Europe, China's approach to the coronavirus is characterized by the initial draconian, 76-day lockdown seen in Wuhan, the central Chinese city where cases of the virus were first detected late last year. But other parts of the country never saw such stringent restrictions, even during the early stages of the pandemic when similar lockdowns were introduced in cities throughout China.China's...

Champions League: Can Bayern Munich become just second team in history to retain the trophy?

Real Madrid's all-conquering team, led by Zinedine Zidane, won club football's biggest prize for an unprecedented three consecutive years between 2016 and 2018 -- now Bayern Munich has a realistic chance of doing the same.Few could argue that the perennial German champion was not the best team in Europe last season and a deserving Champions League winner. Hansi Flick's side returned from the...

World’s COVID-19 cases top 40 million

The global number of COVID-19 cases passed 40 million today, led by a deepening situation in Europe and a steady rise in cases—and clashes within the Trump Administration—in the United States.Call for solidarity as Northern Hemisphere heats upAt a World Health Organization (WHO) media briefing today, Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, said rising cases in the Northern Hemisphere—especially Europe and America—are tracking with...
All countries
40,874,043
Total confirmed cases
Updated on October 20, 2020 5:07 pm
Italy
434,449
Total confirmed cases
Updated on October 20, 2020 5:07 pm
Spain
1,029,668
Total confirmed cases
Updated on October 20, 2020 5:07 pm
Iran
539,670
Total confirmed cases
Updated on October 20, 2020 5:07 pm
Germany
376,748
Total confirmed cases
Updated on October 20, 2020 5:07 pm

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Back after 20 years, the Land Rover Defender is named MotorTrend SUV of the Year

Like the Jeep Wrangler or Ford's Bronco, the Defender is built to withstand serious off-road use -- even though many buyers will rarely...

UK government signs contract for first coronavirus human challenge studies

Up to 19 volunteers at a time will take part in the tests, to be held at the Royal Free Hospital in London,...

Analysis: China’s Covid success compared to Europe shows lockdowns are the first step, not a solution

For many in Europe, China's approach to the coronavirus is characterized by the initial draconian, 76-day lockdown seen in Wuhan, the central Chinese...

Champions League: Can Bayern Munich become just second team in history to retain the trophy?

Real Madrid's all-conquering team, led by Zinedine Zidane, won club football's biggest prize for an unprecedented three consecutive years between 2016 and 2018...

World’s COVID-19 cases top 40 million

The global number of COVID-19 cases passed 40 million today, led by a deepening situation in Europe and a steady rise in cases—and...

Kidney disease tied to high death rates in COVID patients

COVID-19 patients who have chronic kidney disease (CKD) or develop coronavirus-related kidney injury in the intensive care unit (ICU) face higher odds of...