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Care, expertise and skill of nurses celebrated on International Nurses Day

Nurses stand at St Thomas’s Hospital in central London (Picture: EPA/PA) Nurses across the country have stood together – while socially distanced – to mark International Nurses Day. It is 200 years since nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale was born, and the event is to celebrate the anniversary. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, it has a special …

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‘We don’t know if outbreak is contained in China’ – economist Diana Choyleva – Channel 4 News

26 Feb 2020 Diana Choyleva is the Chief Economist for Enodo Economics – a macroeconomic and political forecasting company that focuses on China, and Katie Martin is the Capital Markets Editor for the Financial Times. Diana Choyleva is the Chief Economist for Enodo Economics – a macroeconomic and political forecasting company that focuses on China, …

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‘Glorious’ hole in the wall becomes unexpected tourist attraction

The hole is located on Bath Street, in Ilkeston, Derbyshire (Picture: TripAdvisor) This ‘glorious’ hole has been ranked as one of the leading sites in a Derbyshire town. The opening near a Natwest cash machine on Bath Street, in Ilkeston, has come fourth in a TripAdvisor list of the top attractions in the area. Internet …

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Can the Commonwealth Fill the Gap?

I recently attended a conference at Clare College, Cambridge, organised by The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, considering the role of the Commonwealth in 2019 – its challenges and opportunities. The Commonwealth still struggles to an extent to articulate its role and significance in international relations. One session, which included myself as …

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Three Britons among 176 killed as plane crashes in Iran – Channel 4 News

8 Jan 2020 Three Britons are known to be among the 176 people who died when an Ukrainian International Airlines plane came down shortly after taking off from Tehran airport. Three Britons are known to be among the 176 people who died when an Ukrainian International Airlines plane came down shortly after taking off from …

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#Brexit – ‘We are ready to start the next phase, to defend and promote Europe’s interests’ #EUCO

  The decisive victory by the British Conservatives in yesterday’s general election was widely and enthusiastically welcomed by European leaders attending today’s (13 December) European Council. Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said that they welcomed the certainty that the election provided and said that it had been difficult when things had been agreed in Brussels, …

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Europe replicated in #Huawei City, #China

Google was forced to suspend Huawei’s Android license earlier this year after the Chinese firm was added to the US government’s Entity List, which prevents American companies from doing business with them. It stems from fears that Huawei devices and services are being used by the Chinese government as secret surveillance tools, however no evidence …

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Racism in key Brexit Party campaign – Channel 4 News

Undercover filming inside Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party reveals racism and bigotry from two officials fighting for key Hartlepool seat – A Brexit Party councillor boasted he tried to bury a pig’s head under a mosque, and said Muslims were “outbreeding us” and bring down house prices because they “live like animals”– He used offensive slurs …

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