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Thousands of jobs could be lost in London unless business rates holiday extended, Sadiq Khan warns

Added: 18.09.2020 7:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

Sadiq Khan is urging the Government to extend the business rates holiday for another year over fears thousands of jobs could be lost in London and across the country.

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Matt Hancock says Government will 'do what is necessary' over reports of two-week national lockdown

Added: 18.09.2020 7:12 | 11 views | 0 comments

Matt Hancock has said the Government will "do what is necessary" over reports the UK could be hit by a two-week national lockdown in October.

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[Ticker] UK guidelines explain Brexit treaty-violation plan

Added: 18.09.2020 6:13 | 4 views | 0 comments

Britain would renege on Brexit withdrawal treaty provisions only if the EU "engaged in a material breach of its duties of good faith or other obligations, and thereby undermining the fundamental purpose of the Northern Ireland Protocol", the British government said in new guidelines out Thursday. It would also "activate appropriate formal [withdrawal treaty-based] dispute settlement mechanisms with the aim of finding a solution through this route," it added.

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[Ticker] WHO warns Europe not to cut 14-day quarantine period

Added: 18.09.2020 6:07 | 4 views | 0 comments

The World Health Organization's European director, Hans Kluge, warned national governments against reducing the 14-day quarantine period, especially given the "alarming rates of transmission" in Europe this month, the BBC reported. Last week, France reduced its quarantine for people possibly exposed to someone with Covid-19 from 14 to seven days. "The September case numbers should serve as a wake-up call for all of us," Kluge said.

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[Opinion] Does Erdoğan's long arm now reach Belgian universities?

Added: 18.09.2020 6:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

Leuven's Catholic University, one of Belgium's best, has decided to close one of its respected but controversial chairs. And many say that is not because of an academic failure or scandal, but a result of the Turkish government's relentless pressure.

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Yosemite National Park closes as wildfires scorch West Coast

Added: 18.09.2020 3:05 | 23 views | 0 comments

The federal government-run air quality monitor, Airnow.gov, showed that pollutant levels in the park were so high they exceeded the site’s index.

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Rail nationalisations may be coming down the track

Added: 18.09.2020 0:08 | 24 views | 0 comments

Control of certain struggling franchises could be handed back to the government, sources say.

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WHO outlines ways governments, health care leaders can keep health workers safe amid pandemic

Added: 17.09.2020 23:12 | 7 views | 0 comments

Workers should also have access to proper personal protective equipment as well as mental well-being and social support services, according to WHO. The organization also wants to promote a culture of zero tolerance for violence.

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Andrew McCarthy: Violent anti-American radicals should be charged with seditious conspiracy

Added: 17.09.2020 20:56 | 7 views | 0 comments

Legal experts are wrong when they say charges of seditious conspiracy should not be filed against those who plan violent attacks against government.

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Coronavirus: What guidance did care homes get from the government?

Added: 17.09.2020 20:21 | 7 views | 0 comments

Boris Johnson says "too many care homes didn't really follow the procedures", so what was the coronavirus guidance given to them?

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