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UK coronavirus live: hospital car parking charges waived for NHS staff in England | Politics

The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is expected to announce that the taxpayer will pay self-employed workers up to 80% of their recent earnings to help contain the economic impact of coronavirus, as 470,000 extra benefits claims sparked warnings of an “unemployment crisis”. Sunak has been under growing pressure to do more for the UK’s 5 million […]

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€4.1 billion can still be mobilized in EU Budget to tackle #Coronavirus crisis  

Ahead of the European Parliament’s vote on the first coronavirus measures during the extraordinary plenary session on 26 March, Siegfried Muresan MEP, the European People’s Party (EPP) vice president and EPP Group vice chairman responsible for EU Budget, proposed to mobilize additional €4.1 billion in the EU Budget. “Unprecedented times require unprecedented actions. The EPP […]

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Very Important We Totally Protect Our Asian American Community

President Trump called on the nation to protect the Asian-American community, citing “nasty language” to Asian Americans due to the coronavirus originating in China and the misconception that Asian Americans are to blame. “It’s very important that we totally protect our Asian American community in the United States and all around the world,” he said […]

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Edmonton swimmer reflects on missing 1980 Olympics as COVID-19 potentially threatens 2020 Games – Edmonton

The International Olympic Committee seems adamant that the 2020 Summer Olympics will go ahead in Japan. However, with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, things are changing on a daily basis, so there’s no doubt the Games will remain up in the air for the next few weeks. READ MORE: Tokyo Olympics torch ceremony downsized over COVID-19 […]

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Michel EU Council President calls for second online summit on COVID-19

Charles Michel, EU Council President has called for another EU summit on Coronavirus response, to be held on Tuesday, March 17, through videoconference. “Containing the spread of the virus, providing sufficient medical equipment, boosting research and limiting the economic fallout is the key,” Michel tweeted. EU27 leaders held a virtual summit last week, during which, […]

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CPAC Attendee Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The American Conservative Union (ACU) announced Saturday evening that one attendee at last month’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) had tested positive for coronavirus earlier that day. The individual in question had been exposed to coronavirus before the conference, the ACU said, and did not interact with President Donald Trump or Vice President Mike Pence […]

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Definitely don’t masturbate with a banana peel

Not for masturbation purposes (Picture: Getty/Metro.co.uk) We apologise in advance if this ruins your weekend plans, but it’s important advice: please don’t put your penis in a banana skin for sexual gratification or for any other reason. Why must we tell you this? Are people really masturbating with banana peels? Apparently so, yes. So while […]

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Dr Rangan Chatterjee – Channel 4 News

Dr Rangan Chatterjee is a British doctor, author, television presenter and podcaster. He is best known for his TV show ‘Doctor in the House’ and for being the resident doctor on BBC One’s Breakfast Show. He has just released his third book, ‘Feel Better in 5: Your Daily Plan to Feel Great for Life’. He also has […]

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Ex-premier wages a new political — and personal — battle

Brian Peckford, the former premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, now lives on Vancouver Island. Handout He was premier of Newfoundland from 1979 to 1989. Now, as a B.C. resident, Brian Peckford is still game for a political fight. Today he’s taking on Ottawa and Victoria, saying they need to do more to end the shortage […]

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