Covid: Furlough extension backlash after Welsh firebreak snub

Covid: Furlough extension backlash after Welsh firebreak snub

Publishedduration42 minutes agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionWhat will the new rules for Wales be when the firebreak ends?Extending furlough mid-way through Wales’ firebreak is “not fair at all”, the first minister has said.Mark Drakeford said Chancellor Rishi Sunak rejected his requests to boost subsidies for wages when Wales went back into lockdown.”I got an answer quickly… . . .

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Storm Aiden: Heavy rain and winds hit UK

Storm Aiden: Heavy rain and winds hit UK

Publishedduration3 hours agomedia captionStorm Aiden: The latest weather forecastHeavy rain and strong winds are hitting the UK as Storm Aiden sweeps in from the west, bringing risks of flooding. The Met Office says all of the UK will get wet weather, with those in the west and in hilly areas being worst hit.Yellow warnings for… . . .

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New Technology News – Latest Tech News & Industry Updates

Oct 27, 2020 Are 5G Towers Safe? Here’s the Definitive AnswerLet’s settle the debate—and address the conspiracy theories—once and for all.By Courtney Linder Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Oct 27, 2020 The Best Computer Monitors For Extra Screen SpaceSometimes a cramped laptop just isn’t enough when you’re working from home.By Paige Szmodis and Don Melanson… . . .

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Covid-19: File site visitors around Paris as 2nd French lockdown begins

Covid-19: File site visitors around Paris as 2nd French lockdown begins

Publishedduration8 hours agoimage copyrightEPAimage captionTraffic stretched for a cumulative 430 miles around the city at one point on Thursday eveningTraffic around Paris hit record levels just hours before a new national lockdown came into force across France.Jams stretched to a cumulative 430 miles (700 km) in the Ile-de-France region early on Thursday evening, local media… . . .

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Rhodes parasailing accident: Two British kids die and one injured

Rhodes parasailing accident: Two British kids die and one injured

Publishedduration10 hours agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesTwo British teenagers have been killed and another has been injured in a parasailing accident in Rhodes, Greece. Two brothers, aged 15 and 13, and their female cousin, 15, were on holiday when a rope holding their parachute snapped, the Greek coastguard said. The 13-year-old boy and 15-year-old girl died while… . . .

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Health

Health – The Washington Post “We’re in a bad place,” Rhode Island’s governor says. Denver’s mayor is dismayed by the lack of a national strategy.As evidence mounted regarding President Trump’s rallies and the White House outbreak, his administration did not seek to trace responsibility.The resistance has grown larger thanks to presidential candidates with starkly different… . . .

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College meals: How many kids can narrate free meals?

College meals: How many kids can narrate free meals?

By Reality CheckBBC NewsPublishedduration17 hours agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesThe row over extending free school meals over the school holidays has continued into its second week. The UK government has defended not extending the scheme over the half-term holiday. It says it is supporting families through extra money for universal credit and additional funding for councils. But… . . .

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Top 10 NASA Inventions

In the early 1960s, an aeronautical engineer named Charles Yost worked on technology designed to make sure that the Apollo command module and its astronauts could be recovered safely after landing. That experience came in handy four years later, when Yost was tapped to help NASA’s Ames Research Center develop airplane seating that could absorb… . . .

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College meals: Cabinet minister defends refusal to prolong vacation plan

College meals: Cabinet minister defends refusal to prolong vacation plan

Publishedduration20 hours agoimage copyrightPA Mediaimage captionSome businesses will be giving out free food bags for children during half termThe government’s decision not to extend free school meals for children in England into the half-term holiday has been defended by a cabinet minister.Brandon Lewis praised footballer Marcus Rashford for his “phenomenal” campaign, but insisted providing help… . . .

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