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Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020
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New York police boss Mike O'Meara went off on the media today
"Stop treating us like animals and thugs and start treating us with some respect ... Our legislators abandoned us. The press is vilifying us. It's disgusting."
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Channel migrants: Deaths should be 'a wake-up call' for those in power
The deaths of two children and two adults after a migrant boat sank off the coast of northern France should serve as a "wake-up call" to those in power, charities have said.
‘Shops refusing cash left me unable to buy basics’
Stores refusing to accept cash have left consumers unable to buy basics such as groceries and medicine, according to Which?
UK Covid death toll passes 60,000 for the first time
The total number of deaths across the UK linked to the novel coronavirus has now hit 61,116, according to figures reported by the three main health agencies in England, Wales, N...
Leaked papers appear to show UK ran secret training & PR op for Syrian militants costing millions, despite knowing the risks
A swath of what appear to be secret Foreign & Commonwealth Office documents outline a multimillion-pound British effort to train rebel fighters in Syria via private companies, k...
Halloween cancelled! Trick or treating banned in England’s high-risk coronavirus areas
Coronavirus has cancelled Halloween for thousands of people in England, as those in areas with Tier 3 restrictions won’t be able to go trick or treating or mix with other househ...
All of England 'could be placed under tier three restrictions by Christmas'
All of England could be placed under tier three coronavirus restrictions by mid-December, according to a report.
McDonald's staffer moves wedding reception to her work after venue cancellation
Melissa Russell and Shannon McKenna will have their wedding reception at a McDonald's restaurant in Motherwell, near Glasgow, Scotland, after their original venue was cancelled ...
UK ticket holder wins £79,000,000 Euromillions jackpot
A lucky UK ticket-holder has scooped a £79 million EuroMillions jackpot, the National Lottery has said.
Jack Ma is making history again with the Ant IPO, and getting even more wealthy while doing it
Billionaire tech tycoon Jack Ma is raising more than $34 billion in yet another record breaking IPO, further cementing his place in history as one of the world's great tech entr...
Coronavirus means less sex – for Chinese, Americans, British and now Turkish
Survey in Turkey suggests people are having sex less often – consistent with findings elsewhere – and are concerned about spreading Covid-19, researchers say.
Hong Kong’s Weaker Financial Hub Appeal is Japan’s Opportunity, Aso Says
Japan should consider setting up a special economic zone for global banking businesses now that Hong Kong is losing its appeal as a financial hub amid China’s crackdown, accordi...
Pride of Britain Award winner: 'Life after abuse does exist'
Rebecca Beattie was a victim of domestic and financial abuse for five years.
Brexit makes Britain ‘less useful to the US,’ says former top diplomat
Peter Ricketts warns Paris and Berlin will overtake London in importance for the US - especially if Joe Biden becomes president.
Brexit chaos: UK-US special relationship threatened unless Boris champions Global Britain
BORIS JOHNSON has been warned to quickly make a success of Brexit to maintain the best relationship with the US post-election.
Britain to stop mobile operators selling 'locked' handsets
British mobile operators will be barred from selling smartphones locked to their networks, regulator Ofcom said on Tuesday, a change designed to remove a barrier to switching ne...
UPDATE 1-EU tells UK to say how long it will align with EU financial rules
Britain must spell out how far it wants to diverge from European Union rules if it wants access to the bloc’s financial market from January, a top European Commission official s...
Where do Bank of England officials stand on negative rates?
The Bank of England is weighing up how it could bring negative interest rates to Britain if needed, and there are differing views among its nine monetary policymakers.
'We need a miracle': Czech PM says more restrictions are looming
The Czech infection rate is the highest on the planet except for tiny Andorra, and the spread of the virus among doctors and medical workers is worsening the strain on hospitals.
Covid job losses hitting young people hardest in UK, study finds
Workers aged under 25 more than twice as likely to have lost job in past two months
Keir Starmer contacted by police after collision with cyclist in London
Rider taken to hospital after incident involving car said to be driven by Labour’s leader
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