Day: August 2, 2020

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Victoria declares state of disaster after spike in cases

Melbourne’s normally bustling city centre is now deserted The Australian state of Victoria has declared a state of disaster and imposed new lockdown measures after a surge in coronavirus infections. Under the new rules, which came into effect at 18:00 (08:00 GMT), residents of the state capital Melbourne are subject to a night-time curfew. There […]

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‘One-sided relationship’: Food suppliers feeling pinched as grocers hike fees

Article content continued Retailers are also likely to try to negotiate the same cost reductions their competitors receive, Graydon said. A Metro grocery store in Ottawa. David Kawai/Bloomberg This week, for instance, United Grocers Inc. — a national procurement group that buys products for retailers such as Metro, Save-on-Foods and Circle K — told its […]

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Boys’ lemonade stand raises thousands for Yemen crisis

Six year-old Ayaan and Mikaeel, along with their community, have raised more than £37,000 for the Yemen crisis. With the ongoing conflict in Yemen tens of thousands of lives have been lost. An estimated 24m people, equivalent to 80% of the country’s population, are now in need of humanitarian aid to survive. The scale of […]

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