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Dow Jones slumps as Trump presidency market gains wiped out – Channel 4 News

18 Mar 2020 Dow Jones slumps as Trump presidency market gains wiped out The Dow Jones has once again had to cease trading as it plummeted to levels not seen since before Donald Trump’s inauguration. The circuit-breaker event happened on Wall Street during the president’s daily Covid-19 press conference. Coronavirus has now been confirmed in […]

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‘Lots of people have been stockpiling…for many, many weeks now’ – Mumsnet’s Justine Roberts – Channel 4 News

The government publishes its battle plan tomorrow. But how draconian does it need to be? Is it possible to protect hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people without destroying the economy? And in the meantime, what can we all do to protect ourselves? We’re joined from the United States by Dr Jonathan Quick, former chair of […]

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Met Police remove hundreds of names from gangs matrix – Channel 4 News

It was designed to help prevent violent crime. But now the Metropolitan Police has been forced to delete hundreds of names from its Gang Violence Matrix. The database contains more than 2,000 names of suspected gang members. But critics say it fails to distinguish between offenders and victims. The deletions follow a warning from the […]

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UK

Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in UK – Channel 4 News

Two people from the same family have tested positive for the coronavirus – the first confirmed cases in the UK. They’re now being treated in a specialist infectious disease unit in Newcastle. Meanwhile 83 Britons evacuated from Wuhan – the Chinese city at the centre of the outbreak – have been taken to a hospital […]

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Health

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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Free stream, TV channel, kick off time and team news for the Premier League clash – The Sun

BRIGHTON welcome Chelsea to the Amex looking for a second-straight Premier League victory. The Seagulls ran out deserved winners over Bournemouth last time out and continue to impress under Graham Potter this season. Kick-off: 12.30pm TV/ live stream: BT Sport Text SPORT to 150 and you’ll receive a three-month FREE trial to BT Sport mobile […]

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Australia

Sydney NYE fireworks to go ahead despite calls to spend money on fighting wildfires – Channel 4 News

Sydney’s firework celebrations on New Year’s Eve will go ahead, despite the wildfires currently ravaging the country. More than a quarter of a million people have signed an online petition demanding the event is cancelled and the money given instead to firefighters. But Prime Minister Scott Morrison says holding the event will show the world […]

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Schools accused of banning hairstyles worn only by black pupils – Channel 4 News

A growing number of schools are being accused of banning hairstyles worn only by black pupils, which parents complain is unfairly discriminating against their children. One in six black parents say their children have had a bad experience in school because of their hairstyle. Our home affairs correspondent Darshna Soni has been speaking to families […]

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Politics

a look back on this Christmas election campaign – Channel 4 News

So this was the most unusual election campaign most of us can remember – for a start, it’s the middle of winter. Opinions have rarely been so divided – the issues at stake, from Britain’s future in Europe to the future of the United Kingdom itself – rarely so stark. And after an unprecedented campaign […]

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FactCheck: Labour’s ‘violent crime up’ claim – Channel 4 News

Is “violent crime up on our streets”? That’s the claim Labour are making in election leaflets today, as Britain prepares to head to the polls. But the UK Statistics Authority recently wrote to the party, pointing out that official data shows “little change in overall violent crime in recent years”. Are Britain’s streets really less safe […]

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