Austria is the latest European country to go into lockdown

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As of Tuesday, the entirety of Austria has gone into tough lockdown to attempt to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

Austrian citizens are only allowed to leave home for ‘essential’ job, to purchase any necessities, to exercise or to aid citizens in need of assistance. 

Non-essential businesses like restaurants, salons and other shops have been closed while the country’s academic system has gone online via remote learning. 

Austria has registered 46,946 new COVID-19 cases over the past week.


Academy of Dance Arts launch touching Anti-Bullying video

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In honour of Anti-Bullying Week 2020, the Academy of Dance Arts have launched a powerful video incorporating a mix of touching music and interpretive dance. 

Seemingly promoting a message of self-empowerment and inclusion, the video features a number of the Academy’s talented dancers and signs off with “Don’t let anyone dull your sparkle.”

You can watch the video here:

Don't let anyone dull your sparkle #stopbullyingnow #antibullyingweek #notobullying

Posted by Academy of Dance Arts on Monday, November 16, 2020


Barack Obama’s book launch playlist features Beyoncé, Eminem and more

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The 44th President of the United states, Barack Obama, is set to release his memoirs as president of the United States and with it, a playlist full of timeless tracks.

Obama posted the playlist of Twitter, stating how music has always played an important role in his life and reiterated that the songs in the playlist take him back to his administration.

The playlist features 20 songs and includes the likes of Beyonce, Eminem, The Beatles, Jay-Z and more.

Check it out below:


Mouthwash kills COVID-19 within 30 seconds of contact

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Studies from Cardiff University have found that mouthwash kills COVID-19 within the first 30 seconds of contact.

In a clinical trial using only Dentyl-branded mouthwash, a team led by Professor David Thomas published the study, which is yet to be peer-reviewed but shows rather promising results.

Safe to say that many people will be using mouthwash more often in addition to washing their hands, wearing face masks and sanitising, as part of their COVID-19 prevention routine.