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Council looks to “cleaner school run” to lock-in lockdown air quality levels

1 hour ago   |   Liverpool Express

Liverpool City Council has written to every school in the city offering road safety measures to help maintain the improved air quality created by the Covid-19 lockdown. The...
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Orange County, California plans to reopen schools without requiring masks or social distancing

Orange County, California plans to reopen schools without requiring masks or social distancing

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Orange County Board of Education voted to approve recommendations for reopening schools in the fall - without masks or social distancing measures, the Los Angeles Times...
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Parents' questions about face masks, testing and distancing in schools need answered, says Holyrood committee

4 hours ago   |   The Courier

Clarity for parents, pupils and teachers on social distancing, protective gear and testing in schools has been demanded by Holyrood's education committee.
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Tony Adams: ‘Hopefully people have had periods of reflection in lockdown'

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Adams talks about his year as the the RFL president, gambling adverts, Prince William and the power of meditation By Gavin Willacy for No Helmets Required Tony Adams hands over...
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Fears Fife children will miss out as pandemic hits outdoor education centres

9 hours ago   |   The Courier

An outdoor education centre used by generations of Fifers is again under threat of closure.
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Is the curriculum dividing Northern Ireland's schools along Troubles lines?

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Catholic secondaries tend to teach GCSE history module including the 1965-98 conflict but many ‘Protestant' schools do not “Have you heard of a guy called Tony Blair?” The...
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Prevent doesn't stop students being radicalised. It just reinforces Islamophobia | Alison Scott-Baumann

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The government says radicalisation is a problem in UK universities. But the evidence shows there's self-censorship, not terrorism The UK government has long maintained that...
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As Americans go back to work, these are the 9 riskiest jobs to have in the middle of the pandemic

As Americans go back to work, these are the 9 riskiest jobs to have in the middle of the pandemic

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

As more people go back to work as states ease their public health orders aimed to stem the spread of the coronavirus, some occupations are riskier than others. An analysis of...
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6 steps everyday people can take to close the wealth gap

6 steps everyday people can take to close the wealth gap

23 hours ago   |   Business Insider

When I talk about "financial equity" as a personal finance blogger, I'm talking about closing the gap between what women and people of color earn compared to their white male...
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Trump accused of 'trying to bury' CDC warning that full school reopenings pose highest risk of coronavirus spread

23 hours ago   |   The Independent

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos confronted by Fox News host over threats to defund schools that refuse to reopen
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South Africa captain Janine van Wyk signs for Glasgow City in 'one of the...

South Africa captain Janine van Wyk signs for Glasgow City in 'one of the biggest ever signings in Scottish women's football'

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport chaos after plane skids off runway - planes diverted

Doncaster Sheffield Airport chaos after plane skids off runway - planes diverted

DONCASTER Sheffield Airport has been hit by chaos this afternoon after a plane skidded off the runway into the grass, grounding all flights. Read more ...

Every Star Wars movie and show you can stream on Disney Plus - from 'A New...

Every Star Wars movie and show you can stream on Disney Plus - from 'A New Hope' to 'The Rise of Skywalker' and 'The Mandalorian'

Disney Plus offers access to every Star Wars movie from the original trilogy through "The Rise of Skywalker" in 4K. The service is also home to new exclusive Star Wars shows... Read more ...

Oak Street Health filed to go public

Oak Street Health filed to go public

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and... Read more ...

Virgin Atlantic 'is close to securing £1.2BILLION rescue package'

Virgin Atlantic 'is close to securing £1.2BILLION rescue package'

Virgin Atlantic is close to unveiling a £1.2bn rescue package that will salvage thousands of British aviation jobs. Read more ...

Where to buy and how to make a face mask before July 24

Where to buy and how to make a face mask before July 24

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to make face masks mandatory in stores will see customers slapped with £100 fines if caught flouting the rules from July 24. Read more ...

Nintendo and Lego teamed up to create a Lego version of the classic NES game...

Nintendo and Lego teamed up to create a Lego version of the classic NES game console, on sale August 1 for $200

Lego and Nintendo are celebrating the iconic original Nintendo console with a Lego re-creation that comes complete with a Lego "Super Mario Bros." cartridge and a Lego... Read more ...

'Police should enforce mandatory face mask policy' if introduced in Northern...

'Police should enforce mandatory face mask policy' if introduced in Northern Ireland

Police should be able to enforce customers wearing face masks in shops if they are made mandatory here, it's been claimed. Read more ...

Nicola Sturgeon lashes out at Boris Johnson for 'devastating' post-Brexit...

Nicola Sturgeon lashes out at Boris Johnson for 'devastating' post-Brexit decision

NICOLA STURGEON attacked Boris Johnson and his Government for their post-Brexit immigration plan and warned of devastating consequences for Scotland. Read more ...

Start of the recovery? UK economy grew 1.8 per cent in May

Start of the recovery? UK economy grew 1.8 per cent in May

Official figures showed GDP grew by 1.8 per cent in May, although it is still nearly a quarter lower than before the draconian coronavirus restrictions were imposed. Read more ...