Bought enough toilet paper? Check this online calculator

Worried about whether you have enough toilet paper for the coronavirus lockdown? A German website can tell you how long your supply will last.

German toilet paper calculator takes aim at virus panic-buying

A German online calculator is here to help. Just type in how many rolls you have and your individual "usage behaviour" and the calculator will tell you for how many days you'll be covered. The website also offers some suggested alternatives to toilet paper should the supermarket shelves be bare.

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Campbell Mickel slices a kiwi fruit in the Merienda restaurant in the plush Edinburgh suburb of Stockbridge when his concentration is broken by a vibrating cellphone. "Delivering a meal in a foil container is not something I would normally consider but these are unusual times," Mickel says of the slump in business caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Hedge fund manager apologizes for wiping saliva on Hong Kong metro rail

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Puzzles, dancing and donkeys: celebs do social distancing

They're used to full social calendars, the gaze of adoring fans and being surrounded by crowds -- but in these days of corona lockdown, celebrities are shut indoors just like the rest of us. Bundesliga footballer Jerome Boateng has started a trend by doing kick-ups with a toilet roll -- an item that has become a symbol of the coronavirus crisis in many countries thanks to shortages caused by stockpiling.


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