States declare emergencies over fuel shortages after US pipeline shutdown



Hundreds of filling stations in the United States have run out of fuel as motorists panic buy in the wake of the  Colonial oil pipeline shutdown. The link was paralysed by a ransomware attack last Friday. Governors in states including Florida and Virginia have declared states of emergency over the shortages. The pipeline’s operators will announce later on Wednesday when they expect to resume service. Also today, we look at how French restaurants are preparing for re-opening of their terraces next week.

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