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no evidence for Johnson claim that care homes failed to follow Covid procedures  – Channel 4 News

Representatives of the care homes sector have reacted angrily to comments made by Boris Johnson in a broadcast interview on a visit to Goole on Monday. The Prime Minister said: “We discovered too many care homes didn’t really follow the procedures in the way that they could have, but we’re learning lessons the whole time. “One of the most important things is to fund […]

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‘Consigning his voters to sickness’: Trump fuels culture war over masks | US news

Nancy Allen, 73, wears a face mask in the chicken coop at her farm but not when she goes to church. “There’s been so much change in what we should do and what we should not do,” explains the Donald Trump supporter from Shelby, North Carolina. “I don’t think that I should be told that […]

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Easyjet to sack up to 5k staff and close bases at three airports

Easyjet will sack up to 5,000 staff and close its bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle airports Luton-based carrier to close hubs at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle airports Airline announced last month it was reducing its workforce by up to 30 per cent  By Amie Gordon For Mailonline Published: 09:47 EDT, 30 June 2020 | […]

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Transfer news LIVE: Angel Gomes to Chelsea, Marc Jurado to Man Utd latest, Soler to Arsenal, Arthur confirmed

Welcome to the Evening Standard’s rolling transfer news and rumours live blog. Premier League football returns to spotlight today after a blockbuster weekend of FA Cup football. Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United all progressed to the semi-finals with wins this weekend, in what is a mouth-watering final four of the competition. Meanwhile, and […]

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Rohingya say they were forced to drink urine to stay alive on four-month sea journey

Among the roughly 100 in the group were 48 women and 35 children. They set off from the Balukhali refugee camp in southern Bangladesh, but were originally from Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine State, according to survivors and an account given to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). A spokesperson for the group told the IOM that […]

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Coronavirus cases in Gulf region surge past 400,000: Live updates | News

COVID-19 cases in the Gulf region surpass 400,000, according to John Hopkins University, as nations in the region start to lift restrictions. Coronavirus hospitalisations and caseloads have reached new highs in more than half a dozen states in the US, with newly confirmed cases nationwide back near their peak level of two months ago. […]

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SNP urges Labour to stop dodging responsibilities and join calls for urgent Brexit U-turn | UK | News

Boris Johnson has vowed the Brexit transition period with the EU will end as planned on December 31 despite the COVID-19 outbreak. However Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP party has continually called for an extension over fears a trade deal will not be agreed in time, forcing a no deal Brexit. And now they have criticised Labour […]

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Poor turnout for President Donald Trump’s first major rally since US lockdown began – Channel 4 News

As boasts from President Donald Trump go, it’s arguably not the biggest. He had claimed that almost a million people wanted tickets to his first campaign rally in Tulsa. But last night he was proved wrong with some reports suggesting only six thousand turned up. Despite that President Trump remained combative blaming the media and […]

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UBC board of governors chair steps down after ‘liking’ anti-Black Lives Matter tweets – BC

Chair of the University of British Columbia’s Board of Governors, Michael Korenberg, announced his resignation Saturday night after it was revealed he had ‘liked’ a number of tweets opposing the Black Lives Matter movement. As reported by the Ubyssey, UBC’s student newspaper, many of the tweets Korenberg liked were also critical of Antifa. Screenshots tweeted […]

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Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes 450,000 | World news

Global death toll from Covid-19 passes 450,000 The global death toll from coronavirus has passed 450,000. The figure stands at 450,716, according to the US-based Johns Hopkins University. Canada reaches 100,000 Covid-19 cases Canada reached 100,000 cases of coronavirus on Thursday. The province of Ontario announced another 190 cases a day after public health agency […]

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