Tag archive for ‘Access’
By admin On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

Private company ‘removes free access’ to hospital bedside TVs as pandemic surges

Company criticised in 2016 for doubling minimum cost of TV service tells COVID patients they have to pay to watch Hospedia, the company that provides bedside TV units to more than 130 NHS sites, has recommenced More...

By admin On Sunday, January 10th, 2021

Exclusive: staff laughed at thought left NEC member would miss vote whether Corbyn could stand for leader, reveals Subject Access Request

Infamous meeting to decide whether Corbyn needed nominations to stand as incumbent also saw right-wingers use underhand ploy to price poor out of vote as supporters Jeremy Corbyn in 2016 Former Labour National Executive More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021

It helped solve murder: Singapore government defends giving police access to Covid-19 contract-tracing app data

Top officials in Singapore are on the defensive amid public uproar after it was acknowledged that data collected by a semi-mandatory Covid-19 contact-tracing app is available to law enforcement. TraceTogether is More...

By admin On Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Israeli govt confirms it will issue Covid vaccine passports granting access to places ‘restricted to other populations’

Israel has confirmed that it will issue official identification to those who receive a coronavirus jab, which will be used to bestow certain privileges not enjoyed by people who remain unvaccinated. Health Minister More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 16th, 2020

How the UK is blocking global access to Covid vaccines – and what needs to happen next

Today governments are meeting again at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to discuss the landmark proposal to waive the monopolies that pharmaceutical companies hold on Covid-19 vaccines, tests and treatments to More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 16th, 2020

‘Worst cruelty in history’: Iran’s health minister berates US for blocking access to much-needed medicine amid Covid outbreak

The Iranian health minister has blasted Washington for preventing Tehran from purchasing vital drugs and medical equipment, saying the US is depriving the “weakest and most needy people.” Speaking on Tuesday, More...

By admin On Sunday, December 13th, 2020

EU announces contingency measures for no-deal Brexit, including a demand for continued access to UK fisheries

The European Union has presented a number of proposed contingency measures to minimize disruption in the event of a no-deal Brexit, including mutual air and road connectivity and allowing for reciprocal fishing More...

By admin On Friday, December 11th, 2020

EU risks losing access to Norwegian waters by New Year, says minister as Brexit fishing debacle escalates

Norway’s fisheries and seafood minister has warned Brussels and London that Norwegian waters will be closed to fishermen from the EU and UK unless a tripartite agreement on fishing is reached before January 1. Speaking More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

@Twitter reconfirms Mendoza suspension – this time saying it’s for tweeting her OWN email address – AND suspends ‘Rachael_Swindon’ access

Clear signs of coordinated right-wing campaign to try to take out prominent left-wing accounts for political purposes The SKWAWKBOX reported earlier this evening that the Twitter account of Canary editor Kerry-Anne More...

By admin On Friday, November 13th, 2020

‘Second Soviet Union’ – Hungary’s Orban rips into EU’s plans to make access to Brussels funds conditional

Hungary’s prime minister has labeled the EU’s plan to make access to funding conditional on the maintenance of the rule of law as “blackmail.” He then likened Brussels to the Soviet Union. Viktor Orban, More...