Wednesday 1 April 2020

UK's Weighton become world's oldest man at 112

Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking, announces today, that Robert Weighton, from the UK, is the oldest person living (male) aged 112 and 1 day.   Adhering to current UK rules around social distancing, Guinness World Records were unabl


Delayed Olympics set for July 23 next year

The postponed Olympic Games will now begin on July 23 next year and run until Aug. 8, the head of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee said on Monday, as the coronavirus pandemic made it impossible to plan and prepare for them properly this year. The Games were postponed last week


Snap launches new COVID-19 awareness tools

To keep people informed and to create awareness as the world works to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic, Snap has rolled out new creative tools – including, amongst others, lenses that will help Snapchatters stay positive by engaging in a bit of fun while working or studying from home, and


Dubai World Cup postponed to next year

The higher organising committee of the Dubai World Cup, one of the world's richest horse races, has decided to postpone the 25th edition of the global event to the next year in light of the novel coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak. “Further to the UAE Government’s prec


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