The coronavirus pandemic has instilled extra unpredictability into the already fickle Paris Fashion Week. After first canceling the July shows for menswear and Haute Couture, the French fashion federation has now organized an unprecedented schedule of digital-only events instead.
The British government has announced more than 1.5 billion pounds (almost $2 billion) to help the country's renowned arts and cultural institutions recover from the coronavirus pandemic, after some theaters and music venues warned that without support they might never open again.
Tomas Kapler knew nothing about ventilators – he's an online business consultant, not an engineer or a medical technician. But when he saw that shortages of the vital machines had imperiled critically ill COVID-19 patients in northern Italy, he was moved to action.
Ocar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone, who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' and often haunting soundtracks for such classic Hollywood gangster movies as 'The Untouchables' and the epic 'Once Upon A Time In America,' died on Monday. He was 91.
Australian authorities were preparing to close the border between the country’s two largest states, as the country’s second-largest city, Melbourne, recorded two deaths and its highest-ever daily increase in infections on Monday.
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