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| The Guardian view of Boris Johnson: neglecting the nation | Editorial

Added: 21.02.2020 18:09 | 32 views | 0 comments

He ignores the floods while pursuing immigration plans and an attack on the BBC, which are destructive and divisive. The prime minister does not care
Two weeks after Storm Ciara rolled across Britain and Ireland and a week after Storm Dennis did the same, extensive parts of rural Britain remain under many feet of flood water. Heavy rains have prolonged the misery. The floods extend from Surrey to Cumbria, and from the Scottish Borders to the Welsh Marches. The counties in the Wye, Severn, Trent and Yorkshire Ouse watersheds are again hard hit. As the climate crisis deepens, such events are likely to be both increasingly common and increasingly severe.
People are extraordinarily resilient in the face of this kind of emergency. But human hardiness, community solidarity and individual kindness are not enough when floods repeatedly lay waste to homes, livelihoods, land, infrastructure and services. Ultimately it is only the state, both at local and national level, that can ensure the scale of preventive and responsive measures to show that the whole nation is committed to enabling diverse ways of life to continue with reasonable security.

France, Germany call on political solution to 'catastrophic' Idlib crisis

Added: 21.02.2020 17:19 | 3 views | 0 comments

The leaders of France and Germany told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan that the humanitarian crisis in Syria's northwest Idlib province needed a political solution and that the three should meet soon with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Turkey's Erdogan tells Russia's Putin it's necessary to control Syrian government in Idlib

Added: 21.02.2020 17:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan emphasized the necessity to control Syrian government forces and halt a humanitarian crisis in Syria's Idlib region during a phone call with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the Turkish presidency said on Friday.

Central banks opened the tap for crisis fighting. Sometimes it worked

Added: 21.02.2020 16:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

The raft of programs rolled out by central banks to fight recent economic crises, from massive bond buying to negative interest rates, had mixed success at best and may do even less the next time around.

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Amazon worrying about coronavirus impact on Prime Day

Added: 21.02.2020 15:39 | 4 views | 0 comments

The world’s biggest online retailer has responded to the crisis by making larger and more frequent orders of goods made in China.

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Merkel demands EU crisis talks after Brussels plot to make Germany cover 25% of the budget

Added: 21.02.2020 14:23 | 26 views | 0 comments

GERMANY has demanded urgent EU crisis talks after a Brussels budget proposal suggested that Berlin cover 25 percent of the overall EU budget.


Harmeet Dhillon: California Democrats can’t end homeless crisis – they keep pushing failed policies

Added: 21.02.2020 14:00 | 7 views | 0 comments

Democrats have no real solution for California’s homeless crisis, which finds an estimated 150,000 people living on the streets on any given night – enough people to create the 39th largest city in the state if they all gathered in one place.

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Ukraine protesters throw rocks at bus carrying coronavirus evacuees

Added: 21.02.2020 13:55 | 6 views | 0 comments

Protesters in Ukraine set fires, put up barricades and threw rocks at a bus carrying newly arrived coronavirus evacuees from China. South Korea also confirmed dozens of new cases of the virus, and Japan is grappling with the crisis ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games. Debora Patta reports.


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