BBC Sport’s five things to do today

Read this… With pretty much all sport halted as the world looks to combat the spread of coronavirus, film is one of the few places we can turn to get our sporting fix. Watch this… Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer tells Gary Lineker just how close he came…

EU Steps Up to Fight Coronavirus Crisis—and Show It Can Deliver

BRUSSELS—The plans European Union officials unveiled on Thursday for a new €100 billion ($110 billion) job-support program for members hardest hit by the coronavirus is the kind of tangible aid it needs to underpin crumbling economies—and to show its 446 million citizens Brussels can deliver in a crisis. The bloc…

Coronavirus: PM admitted to hospital over virus symptoms

Image caption The PM took part in the clap for carers on Thursday outside No 11 Downing Street Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests, 10 days after testing positive for coronavirus, Downing Street has said. He was taken to a London hospital on Sunday evening…

As Coronavirus Halts Masses, Conservative Catholics Push Back

A vocal minority of conservative Catholics are criticizing the suspension of Masses in response to the coronavirus pandemic, arguing that such a crisis is precisely when believers need the church most. Over the past month, Catholic dioceses across the U.S., as in most countries around the world, have stopped offering…

Kernel bypass networking with FD.io and VPP. – Andree Toonk

Over the last few years, I have experimented with various flavors of userland, kernel-bypass networking. In this article, we’ll take FD.IO for a spin. We will compare the result with the results of my my last blog in which we looked at how much a vanilla Linux kernel could do…

Coronavirus: Calderwood apology over second home visit

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Catherine Calderwood was photographed at her second home in Fife Scotland’s chief medical officer has apologised “unreservedly” for visiting her second home in Fife during the coronavirus lockdown. In a statement, Dr Catherine Calderwood said she would continue to focus on her job. She…

Terror Probe Opened in Deadly French Knife Attack

PARIS—French prosecutors opened a counterterror probe on Saturday, after a man stabbed two people to death and wounded five others in southeastern France. The suspect, a Sudanese man in his 30s, attacked bystanders in the street and in shops in the center of Romans-sur-Isère, a small town near the city…