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…

South Korea Rations Face Masks in Coronavirus Fight

SEOUL—Just before 1 p.m. on Friday, Son Jae-son marched to his local pharmacy, seeking a prized item in South Korea: his weekly ration of two face masks. South Korean health officials have urged all citizens, even healthy ones like Mr. Son, to wear filtered masks, causing…

EU, Tech Firms Renew Alert System to Fight Coronavirus Disinformation

BRUSSELS—The European Union is reviving an alliance formed last year with U.S. tech companies to combat online political disinformation, now focused on false information about the coronavirus. The European Commission, the bloc’s executive body, has renewed a rapid-alert system it created with Facebook Inc., Alphabet…

As Europe Steps Up Coronavirus Fight, Asia’s Efforts Bear Fruit

Italy began the first nationwide quarantine in a modern democracy as the slowing spread of the novel coronavirus in the hardest-hit countries in Asia bolstered the case for drastic government-imposed lockdowns. Many normally crowded thoroughfares in Rome were almost deserted and police in the capital…

Wilder v Fury II: Tyson Fury ‘expects’ third fight

Tyson Fury floored Deontay Wilder twice at the MGM Grand Arena Tyson Fury said he expected Deontay Wilder to request a third fight after he ended the American’s five-year reign as WBC heavyweight world champion in Las Vegas. The previously undefeated Wilder was floored twice…