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Coronavirus just created a new dictator in Europe, and has emboldened the toxic behavior of authoritarians worldwide

Coronavirus just created a new dictator in Europe, and has emboldened the toxic behavior of authoritarians worldwide

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

On Monday, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban effectively became the world's newest dictator when the country's parliament voted to suspend elections and granted him the...
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Flagship gender legislation dropped as Scottish Government performs U-turn on jury trials

Flagship gender legislation dropped as Scottish Government performs U-turn on jury trials

3 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

Controversial plans to make it easier to change gender have been ditched as the Scottish Government abandoned flagship legislation to focus efforts on tackling the...
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13 countries ‘deeply concerned' over rule of law

4 hours ago   |   Politico

Thirteen EU countries on Wednesday issued a joint statement calling for coronavirus emergency measures to be temporary and in line with rule of law principles. The move comes...
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Coronavirus: Commons Speaker calls for 'virtual Parliament'

4 hours ago   |   BBC

MPs should take part in PMQs and debates via video if they can't return to work, says Sir Lindsay Hoyle.
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Coronavirus: Parliament should be able to operate 'virtually' during crisis, says Speaker

4 hours ago   |   The Independent

'MPs are being swamped right now with questions and case work from distressed constituents who need answers,' says Sir Lindsay Hoyle
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What are your rights in lockdown Britain?

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Can you exercise more than once a day? How often can you shop? We explain what is allowed and what is not Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Since...
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Viktor Orbán ditches mayor plan amid claims of coronavirus power grab

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Hungary's prime minister criticised for inefficient and unworkable measures Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Hungary's nationalist government...
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My advice for the new Labour leader: end the bullying and hold our Government to account

9 hours ago   |   Evening Standard

If Parliament had been sitting, today would have been Jeremy Corbyn's final PMQs as leader. April Fool's Day. I'm sure he and his team breathed a sigh of relief when Parliament...
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Scotland records 16 more coronavirus victims as UK's death toll increases to 1,805

Scotland records 16 more coronavirus victims as UK's death toll increases to 1,805

10 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Speaking in the Scottish Parliament, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon also said 2,310 people had tested positive for the virus, up 317 on the previous day.
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Welsh Assembly to debate over Zoom as MPs demand Parliament do the same

Welsh Assembly to debate over Zoom as MPs demand Parliament do the same

12 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The Welsh Assembly will today become the UK's first major democratic institution to debate using Zoom video conferencing software amid growing calls for the Houses of...
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Coronavirus in sport LIVE: Wimbledon officially CANCELLED, Khabib UFC 249...

Coronavirus in sport LIVE: Wimbledon officially CANCELLED, Khabib UFC 249 update, Premier League latest, Joe Wicks SPOTY

WIMBLEDON have officially cancelled this summer's championships due to coronavirus - the first year they won't go ahead since WWII. Meanwhile, the Premier League are... Read more ...

Six-month-old baby who died of coronavirus in US may be world's youngest...

Six-month-old baby who died of coronavirus in US may be world's youngest Covid-19 victim

A six-month-old baby in Connecticut died after testing positive for the coronavirus. A six-month-old American baby who died after testing positive for coronavirus is now... Read more ...

TOWIE's Billi Mucklow announces pregnancy with third child with Andy Carroll

TOWIE's Billi Mucklow announces pregnancy with third child with Andy Carroll

Former TOWIE star Billi Mucklow and her footballer fiancé Andy Caroll are expecting their third child together Read more ...

PFA, Premier League, EFL and LMA hold 'constructive' meeting amid...

PFA, Premier League, EFL and LMA hold 'constructive' meeting amid coronavirus pandemic

Senior representatives from the PFA, Premier League, EFL and LMA shared a 'constructive' meeting on Wednesday with regard to the challenges facing the game. Read more ...

Dec earned £5.2million for solo TV work while Ant was in rehab

Dec earned £5.2million for solo TV work while Ant was in rehab

Declan Donnelly hosted Saturday Night Takeaway and Britain's Got Talent alone while Ant McPartlin recovered in rehab Read more ...

UN climate change summit postponed amid coronavirus pandemic

UN climate change summit postponed amid coronavirus pandemic

Key international climate talks due to take place in the UK in November have been postponed until 2021, it has been announced. The Cop26 meeting was set to take place at... Read more ...

Justin Bieber has postponed his ‘Changes Tour' due to the coronavirus pandemic

Justin Bieber has postponed his ‘Changes Tour' due to the coronavirus pandemic

The ‘Yummy' hitmaker was due to head out on his first live tour in almost three years on May 14, but has been forced to push back the Read more ...

Kevin Clifton and Karen Hauer close their dance school two years on from divorce

Kevin Clifton and Karen Hauer close their dance school two years on from divorce

Kevin Clifton and Karen Hauer have shut down their joint dance school two years after their split, as they felt strange to share a business Read more ...

Piers Morgan hit with Ofcom complaints after racy comment about Carol Vorderman

Piers Morgan hit with Ofcom complaints after racy comment about Carol Vorderman

Former Countdown star Carol, 59, reprimanded Piers, 55, after he asked her to don a maths teacher uniform last week Read more ...

Jamie Redknapp explains why Kevin De Bruyne is a better passer than Man Utd...

Jamie Redknapp explains why Kevin De Bruyne is a better passer than Man Utd legends Paul Scholes and David Beckham

De Bruyne has been City's most consistent performer this season Jamie Redknapp believes Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne possesses greater passing ability than... Read more ...