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You can now order food through Instagram

You can now order food through Instagram

Technology
Instagram users can now order their lunch or dinner through the app after it created a special function to support local businesses during the coronavirus lockdown.In March, the government ordered restaurants, pubs and hotels to close as it announced strict social distancing measures, but said that takeaway and delivery services could still continue. The photo and video-sharing site says a new Action button can be added to the business's profile, allowing anyone who taps on it, to make a purchase through its website. A Food Order sticker can also be added to its Instagram Stories.The scheme was first launched in the US and Canada last week to help food outlets struggling during the pandemic, and it has now been expanded to the UK as part of a worldwide rollout. ...
Republicans decry Michigan governor’s latest stay-home order

Republicans decry Michigan governor’s latest stay-home order

Health
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to toughen rather than relax what already was one of the country’s strictest stay-home orders is hitting opposition in her home stateBy DAVID EGGERT Associated PressApril 14, 2020, 10:08 PM4 min read4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleLANSING, Mich. -- Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's decision to toughen rather than relax what already was one of the nation's strictest stay-home orders in response to the coronavirus is hitting opposition in her home state, where Republicans who backed her moves initially are now ratcheting up their criticism. Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey took to Facebook to accuse the Democratic governor and vice presidential contender of “DESTROYING OUR HEALTH BY KILLING OUR LIVELIHOODS!” GOP lawmak...
Emirates announces order for 50 Airbus A350s worth $16B

Emirates announces order for 50 Airbus A350s worth $16B

World
Dubai’s Emirates to buy 20 more wide-body Airbus A350s, bringing total order to 50 planes in a deal worth $ 16 billionBy AYA BATRAWY Associated PressNovember 18, 2019, 10:07 AM4 min read Dubai-based carrier Emirates announced on Monday it would be buying 20 additional wide-body Airbus A350s, bringing its total order for the aircraft to 50 in a deal worth $ 16 billion at list price. The announcement essentially confirms a February order for 30 of the A350-900 planes that Emirates had announced that month and tacks on another 20 of Airbus’ newest generation wide-body aircraft, bringing the total to 50. Emirates Group Chairman and CEO Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum said the new deal “replaced” February’s agreement for an intent to purchase 70 Airbus aircraft, which had included 40 of the A...
England’s middle order rescue day two of New Zealand warm-up

England’s middle order rescue day two of New Zealand warm-up

Sports
Tour match, Cobham Oval, Whangarei (day two of three):New Zealand XI 302-6: Phillips 116, Blundell 60, Archer 2-58, Stokes 2-64England 355-8: Pope 88, Buttler 88, Denly 68, Mitchell 2-10, Tickner 2-19ScorecardJoe Denly says he is "as near as 100% fit" to face New Zealand in the first Test after scoring 68 on day two of the warm-up match against New Zealand A.Denly, who is expected to bat at three, missed the Twenty20 series against the Kiwis after injuring ankle ligaments.Jos Buttler and Ollie Pope both scored 88 to also help rescue England after they had fallen to 105-5. New Zealand A declared on 302-6 in the final warm-up match before next week's first Test at the Bay Oval in Tauranga.Denly...