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Ministers agree on fiscal measures to combat #COVID-19 crisis, now EU leaders must decide on #Corona bonds say Greens

Last night (9 April), European finance ministers reached an agreement on the COVID-19 crisis to utilize the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) to finance support for the domestic financing of costs related to healthcare, cure and prevention costs for the Coronavirus. The Eurogroup meeting also agreed to the Commission’s SURE proposal for unemployment due to the […]

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Veterans’ charity Combat Stress stops new referrals over funding crisis

Image copyright PA A leading mental health charity for military veterans says it will not be able to take any new cases because of a funding crisis. Combat Stress said its income has fallen from £16m to £10m in the current financial year partly due to cuts in NHS funding support. The charity had been […]

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Maritime Security

U.S. Navy to christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship – Defence Blog

The Navy will christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Mobile (LCS 26), during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony Saturday, Dec. 7, in Mobile, Alabama. U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, representing Alabama’s first district, will deliver the christening ceremony’s principal address. His wife, Rebecca Byrne, president and CEO of the Community Foundation […]

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