United Kingdom Australia-born Wikileaks founder Julian Assange secretly fathered two children while in refuge in London’s Ecuadorean embassy, Stella Morris, his South African partner, revealed. The 48-year old Assange is seeking bail from Belmarsh Prison where he was lodged last year. Morris, a lawyer, fears he might die if infected by coronavirus in the prison.
Japan The coronavirus crisis has posed a peculiar challenge to Japan: how to offload hundreds of tonnes of perfectly marbled Wagyu beef in a hurry. The A5-grade meat sells for $500 a kg. The sudden absence of gourmet tourists poses sellers a problem they never envisaged. Supermarkets now offer it with a 40 per cent discount.
Sweden Table tennis, marble racing, and Swedish trotting are suddenly the focus of...