Month: July 2020

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UK weather forecast: Met Office confirms Friday is third hottest day on record as temperatures reach almost 38C

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Today is the third hottest UK day on record as temperatures reached 37.8C at Heathrow Airport, the Met Office said. Brits have flocked to beaches and outdoor spaces to enjoy the sizzling heat as temperatures soar. But now thunderstorms […]

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Judge Releases Trove Of Sealed Records Related To Case Against Ghislaine Maxwell : NPR

A 1991 photo of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend who now faces multiple counts of sex trafficking. Jim James/AP hide caption toggle caption Jim James/AP A 1991 photo of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend who now faces multiple counts of sex trafficking. Jim James/AP A federal judge has unsealed […]

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Evacuations ordered and Highway 39 closed as fire spreads in Angeles National Forest

Authorities have issued mandatory evacuation orders and closed Highway 39 as the Dam fire spread rapidly in the Angeles National Forest on Thursday afternoon. Firefighters responded to the initially 1-acre fire in the 9500 block of North San Gabriel Canyon Road about 1:20 p.m., according to officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department and […]

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Huge change to travel quarantine for NHS workers will come into force tomorrow

NHS and care workers returning to the UK from high-risk countries will no longer be exempt from quarantine rules from tomorrow. New guidance – slipped out by the Government on Thursday afternoon – said healthcare staff will have to self-isolate for 14 days from Friday if they come back from visiting countries such as Spain. […]

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Lloyds, Shell report big losses as markets await German and US GDP – business live

US economy likely to have contracted at fastest pace since Great Depression 8.48am BST UK and European shares are a sea of red now. The FTSE 100 is down 0.8%, falling some 50 points to 6,081, dragged down by Lloyds Banking Group, which reported a much bigger than expected loss for the second quarter this […]

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#USA – How the Revolving Door in Washington Spins Between Government and Industry

For years, it has been common practice for federal contractors to hire former government officials. And in many cases, such hires make sense given the expertise that former government officials can bring to a contractor seeking to better understand how decisions are made inside government. On rarer occasions, however, federal contractors have become the subject […]

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Germans flock to Spain after Britons banned

With Spain back on the quarantine list, David Sheppard, an employment lawyer at Cardiff and London-based Capital Law, answers some key questions: Can those under quarantine claim statutory sick pay (SSP)? At the moment, no. The government has made clear that employees cannot claim SSP if they are self-isolating after entering or returning to the UK […]

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Tullow expects to report impairment of up to $1.7bn

Explorer Tullow Oil expects to report “material” impairments and exploration write-offs of between $1.4bn-$1.7bn (€1.2bn-€1.4bn) for the first half of the year. his is as a result of lower near-term oil price forecasts, and a downward revision in the group’s long-term oil price assumption, it said. The group has revised down its long-term oil price […]

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Portland Riots an Assault on U.S. Government

Attorney General William Barr said at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday that left-wing groups like Antifa and Black Lives Matter have “hijacked legitimate protests” over the death of a black man in police custody by rioting for two months in Portland, Oregon, attacking police and trying to destroy the federal courthouse and other […]

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Air travel expected to not recover before 2024

FRANKFURT — Global air travel is recovering more slowly than expected and will take until until 2024 to return to pre-pandemic levels, the trade association for the airline industry said Tuesday. The International Air Transport Association pushed back its prediction by one year due to the slow containment of the outbreak in the U.S. and […]

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