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Apr 14 2020 - 12:46 PM
Daily News from Around the World: 4/14/20

The Services Associates at the Gottesman Libraries are pleased to share some headlines in today’s international news with our TC community and friends. As always, our selections are inspired by the Front Pages posted daily on Today, we’re focusing on positive news and messages, published front and center in papers from around the world.

Image: Canada’s wonderland by jjpacres. Credit Courtesy Creative Commons.

TORONTO STAR Published in Toronto, Canada

Canada might have avoided the worst-case scenario for the pandemic. This week will telll

There is hope in Ontario, Canada that this is what flattening the curve is supposed to look like.

Image: On the verge of slipping: solve the riddle - blowing more balloons by Tomi Knuutila. Credit Courtesy Creative Commons.

IRISH EXAMINER Published in Cork, Ireland

Breath of fresh air

Children get involved in the Project One Million Bubbles of Joy to bring smiles to people’s faces during the COVID-19 pandemic; and a Cork balloon artist’s bid to inflate happiness levels.

THE DOMINION POST Published in Wellington, New Zealand

Thank you, you're essential to us

Prominent New Zealanders across the Wellington region thank the country’s heroic essential workers.

THE GLEANER Published in Kingston, Jamaica

Together, we can!

As it has done over the past 185 years, Jamaica's newspaper, The Gleaner intends to see its country through.

THE WEST AUSTRALIAN Published in Perth, Australia

Kondo attitude: decluttering queen sorts your home office

An interview with the world’s foremost tidying expert, Marie Kondo.

Image: Marie Kondo, speaking by RISE. Credit Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.


Need to keep current, look to the past, teach a topic? The Everett Cafe features daily postings of news from around the world, and also promotes awareness of historical events from an educational context. Check News Cafe on the Library Blog for more.

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