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U.K. to Spend $890 Million on Post-Brexit Border Preparations

23 hours ago   |   Bloomberg


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Thai Vaccine Trials; U.K. to Tighten Mask Rules: Virus Update

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Thailand plans to start human trials for a locally developed, potential Covid-19 vaccine as early as September, making it among the first done outside high-income countries...
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U.K. Government Set to Tighten Rules on Wearing Facemasks

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Boris Johnson is set to tell Parliament next week it will be compulsory for Britons to wear face coverings in shops, according to news reports, soon after telling the country...
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Labour demands Boris Johnson answers questions on Liz Truss' 'extraordinary' leaked Brexit letter

Labour demands Boris Johnson answers questions on Liz Truss' 'extraordinary' leaked Brexit letter

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Boris Johnson's government must come to Parliament to explain an "extraordinary" leaked letter from the UK Trade Secretary Liz Truss, the opposition Labour party has said. The...
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In Tackling Coronavirus, Scotland Asserts Its Separateness From England

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The measured response by Scotland's leader, Nicola Sturgeon, is a marked contrast to the freewheeling approach of Prime Minister Boris Johnson - and appears to be working.
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Johnson Seeks Data Scientist to Run a U.K. Government Analysis Unit

2 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Boris Johnson's team are continuing their efforts to shake up the British establishment, with plans for a “skunkworks” unit of data scientists to change the way government...
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U.K. Says ‘Significant Differences' Remain in Post-Brexit Talks

2 days ago   |   Bloomberg

The U.K. said talks with the European Union on their post-Brexit relationship continued to make little progress as both sides stepped up preparations for their final separation...
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UK cyber security center continuing work on Huawei, says PM's spokesman

2 days ago   |   National Post

LONDON - Britain's National Cyber Security Centre is continuing its work looking into Huawei, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday, responding to reports...
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‘Whack-a-Mole' Against Virus Sounds Reasonable, Unless You're the Mole

3 days ago   |   NY Times

When the city of Leicester was shocked with a second lockdown, it lashed back with anger and recriminations.
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‘Whack-a-Mole' Against Virus Sounds Reasonable, Unless You're the Mole

3 days ago   |   NY Times

When the city of Leicester was shocked with a second lockdown, it lashed back with anger and recriminations.
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Multiple investigations after social media video of Allentown police...

Multiple investigations after social media video of Allentown police kneeling on man sparks protest

This incident comes less than two months after George Floyd was killed in police custody while being held in a similar restraint by the Minneapolis police department, which... Read more ...

Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson and Winnie, dead at 59

Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson and Winnie, dead at 59

JOHANNESBURG - Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of South African anti-apartheid leaders Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has died aged 59. State television South... Read more ...

Tit for tat: China blacklists US Senators Rubio, Cruz & other officials in...

Tit for tat: China blacklists US Senators Rubio, Cruz & other officials in response to sanctions over Xinjiang

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Catalonia's leader calls on citizens to follow home confinement orders...

Catalonia's leader calls on citizens to follow home confinement orders despite Spanish judge's bar on lockdown

The leader of Spain's Catalonia Quim Torra has called on the residents of the city of Lleida to follow his government's home confinement orders, after a rise in coronavirus... Read more ...

Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57

Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57

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Manchester City overturns 2-year ban from Champions League

Manchester City overturns 2-year ban from Champions League

GENEVA - Manchester City successfully overturned its two-year ban from the Champions League on Monday in a surprising legal victory. Read more ...

Rajon Rondo injury update: Lakers guard out 6-8 weeks with broken thumb

Rajon Rondo injury update: Lakers guard out 6-8 weeks with broken thumb

LA will be without a key reserve for its seeding games and part of the playoffs. Read more ...

New survey on Hong Kong security law shows business has concerns-but isn't...

New survey on Hong Kong security law shows business has concerns-but isn't taking action

The new national security law in Hong Kong is worrying the city's business community. Seventy-six percent of respondents to a new survey conducted by the American Chamber of... Read more ...

Service outages, compromised security possible unless government takes...

Service outages, compromised security possible unless government takes common-sense approach to Huawei - BT CEO

Rushing to exclude Chinese telecom giant Huawei from the UK market may have serious consequences, including a failure to keep British networks safe, the head of... Read more ...

Incumbent Andrzej Duda on course for 2nd term with narrow victory in...

Incumbent Andrzej Duda on course for 2nd term with narrow victory in Poland's runoff presidential vote

Polish President Andrzej Duda is leading the polls by a slim margin with the nationwide vote count nearly over. The election commission has said the final tally will not change... Read more ...