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By admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2020
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EXCLUSIVE: Health and safety inspections plummet during coronavirus crisis – despite thousands of incidents

The number of proactive health and safety inspections undertaken by the Health and Safety Executive has plummeted during the coronavirus pandemic, according to figures seen by Left Foot Forward.   The number More...

By admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2020
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Jean Castex, who coordinated easing of France’s coronavirus restrictions, named as new prime minister

Jean Castex, a senior official who spearheaded France’s coronavirus reopening strategy, has been named the country’s new prime minister by President Emmanuel Macron. His appointment was announced just hours More...

By admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2020
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‘Good on rhetoric, not on governance’: Labour leader Starmer says coronavirus inquiry into BoJo is ‘inevitable’

The UK’s opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer launched a broadside against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, criticizing his coronavirus response as “slow,” adding that “an inquiry is inevitable.” Starmer’s More...

By admin On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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France ordered to pay up after epilepsy drug manufactured by coronavirus vaccine firm Sanofi caused birth defects

A French court has ordered the state to compensate three families whose children suffered birth defects due to the anti-epilepsy medication Dépakine. The drugmaker, Sanofi, is currently racing to certify a vaccine More...

By admin On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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The Airbus factory at Filton in Bristol after the aerospace giant announced it is planning to cut 1,700 jobs in the UK as a result of the coronavirus crisis

The Airbus factory at Filton in Bristol after the aerospace giant announced it is planning to cut 1,700 jobs in the UK as a result of the coronavirus crisis Morning Star  More...

By admin On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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Coronavirus Whack-A-Mole

The Leicester lockdown shows everything wrong with the government’s whack-a-mole coronavirus strategy. Jeremy Hunt’s hypocrisy, Johnson’s ‘New Deal’, Starmer’s NEC power-grab, More...

By admin On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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Coronavirus cases at ‘critical threshold’ in Middle East: WHO

Coronavirus cases at ‘critical threshold’ in Middle East: WHO More than 80 percent of Covid-19 deaths in region have been reported in five countries: Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and Saudi More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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A sign in a shop window in the centre of Leicester after the Health Secretary Matt Hancock imposed a local lockdown following a spike in coronavirus cases in the city

A sign in a shop window in the centre of Leicester after the Health Secretary Matt Hancock imposed a local lockdown following a spike in coronavirus cases in the city Morning Star  More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Erdogan blasts EU’s restrictive treatment of Turkey amid coronavirus outbreak as ‘political’

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized the EU over its restrictive treatment of the country after the bloc kept its coronavirus-related travel ban in place. Erdogan expressed his concerns over More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Fears dozens of local lockdowns are ‘days away’ prompts dismay among Britons, as UK battles to contain coronavirus flare-ups

As many as 36 regions in England which are seeing a rise in newly confirmed cases of coronavirus could be “just days” away from being forced into local lockdowns, according to reports, leading many Britons to More...