Day: July 30, 2020


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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