‘Shocking’ that Australian GP is still on, says Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton speaks during a press conference at the Australian F1 Grand Prix in Melbourne. (AP pic) MELBOURNE: Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday it was “shocking” that the season-opening Australian Grand Prix could go ahead amid the threat of the coronavirus and suggested organisers had put financial concerns ahead of people’s health. […]

Saudi Arabia widens travel ban to EU bloc, 12 more countries over virus

A man walks past a banner showing Saudi King Salman (right) and his Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah.  (AP pic) RIYADH, March 12 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has extended flight and travel bans over coronavirus fears to include the European Union and 12 other countries after announcing 24 new cases overnight to bring […]