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New Covid reality can advance ‘inclusion agenda', oil chiefs say

51 seconds ago   |   Energy Voice

With the right leadership, the new working norms created by the Covid-19 lockdown can help advance the “inclusion agenda”, oil industry chiefs said today. But they warned of...
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UK North Sea seeks asymptomatic testing to help get thousands of people back to work

UK North Sea seeks asymptomatic testing to help get thousands of people back to work

51 seconds ago   |   Energy Voice

Asymptomatic testing will be the key “ask from government” to help get thousands of people back to work in the North Sea, according to an industry boss. Between major pipeline...
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Coronavirus UK LIVE: Lockdown rules eased and schools set to reopen on Monday as deaths hit 37,837

Coronavirus UK LIVE: Lockdown rules eased and schools set to reopen on Monday as deaths hit 37,837

2 minutes ago   |   The Sun

BORIS Johnson has eased lockdown measures further, revealing groups of six can meet in parks and gardens from Monday. Speaking in yesterday's daily coronavirus briefing, the...
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Coronavirus: Chancellor to ask employers to pay 20% of workers' wages - reports

Coronavirus: Chancellor to ask employers to pay 20% of workers' wages - reports

8 minutes ago   |   Wessexfm

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to make an announcement on the furlough scheme, as reports suggest employers will be asked to pay 20% of workers' wages as well as national...
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Russell Wilson and Ciara continue charitable efforts to keep people fed amid coronavirus pandemic

Russell Wilson and Ciara continue charitable efforts to keep people fed amid coronavirus pandemic

10 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

The couple has been focusing on their charitable efforts as the impact of the virus has left millions of Americans in short food supply amid mass layoffs and high demand at the...
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Why was Lombardy hit harder than Italy's other regions?

26 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

It is Italy's richest province yet Covid-19 spread lethally through Lombardy and residents want answers Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage On 20...
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William Saliba ‘ready' to make a big impact at Arsenal

30 minutes ago   |   The Sport Review

William Saliba is “ready” to make a positive impact at Arsenal next season, according to Saint-Etienne manager Claude Puel. The Gunners concluded a deal to land the...
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'We are losers in this crisis': research finds lockdowns reinforcing gender inequality

38 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Campaign groups warn women across Europe risk being pushed back into traditional roles Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Life during the coronavirus...
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Coronavirus: All you need to know about the lifting of lockdown measures

38 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Some long-awaited changes are in store following the Prime Minister's announcement that some lockdown measures will be eased from Monday.
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Looking at Emergencies and Disasters During COVID: Excerpt from ‘Together Apart'

Looking at Emergencies and Disasters During COVID: Excerpt from ‘Together Apart'

56 minutes ago   |   Social Science Space

Over the last 50 years, we have come to know quite a lot about how people behave in emergencies and disasters. Using a variety of methods, research by sociologists and...
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Donald Trump claims anti-conservative bias on social media is 'greatest...

Donald Trump claims anti-conservative bias on social media is 'greatest threat to free speech'

The order could open Twitter, Facebook and Google to lawsuits by diluting legal protection which stops them from being liable for posts on their platforms. Read more ...

Letters between the Queen and governor-general Sir John Kerr in dismissal of...

Letters between the Queen and governor-general Sir John Kerr in dismissal of Gough Whitlam released

Historian Jenny Hocking has been fighting a million dollar legal battle for four years to have the 211 letters between the Queen and Sir John Kerr released. Read more ...

Trump's executive order calls out YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook...

Trump's executive order calls out YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook - but Google's name curiously disappeared from the final version of the order

In response to Twitter fact-checking his tweets, President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at regulating social media companies. In the order, Trump explicitly... Read more ...

President Trump's clampdown on social media could hurt startups and cripple...

President Trump's clampdown on social media could hurt startups and cripple competition with Facebook and Twitter

President Donald Trump just signed an executive order that cracks down on social media companies, following Twitter's recent decision to add fact-check labels to two of his... Read more ...

Myka Stauffer made 'difficult decision to rehome son to give him best chance'

Myka Stauffer made 'difficult decision to rehome son to give him best chance'

Myka Stauffer's lawyers have spoken out amid the backlash the YouTuber has faced after deciding to rehome her autistic adopted son 'to give him the best care' Read more ...

LIVE UPDATES: Protests escalate over the death of George Floyd in...

LIVE UPDATES: Protests escalate over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Denver, New York

George Floyd, a black man, died on Monday after an officer knelt on Floyd's neck for several minutes, as Floyd said he couldn't breathe. He became unresponsive four minutes... Read more ...

Trump has officially declared war on Twitter and Facebook. Here's the latest...

Trump has officially declared war on Twitter and Facebook. Here's the latest on the executive order targeting social media and the reaction at internet companies

Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday that calls for "transparency and accountability from online platforms." The order represents a remarkable and direct... Read more ...

Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock gets engaged to Andre Gray on fourth anniversary

Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock gets engaged to Andre Gray on fourth anniversary

Leigh-Anne Pinnock has turned the coronavirus lockdown into a celebration as she gets engaged to Watford footballer Andre Gray on their fourth anniversary Read more ...

Madonna mocked over 'tribute' to George Floyd as she posts video of her son...

Madonna mocked over 'tribute' to George Floyd as she posts video of her son David Banda dancing

On Thursday, the 61-year-old singer shared a clip of Banda, 14, dancing to 'They Don't Care About Us' by the late Michael Jackson, which some Twitter users felt was misjudged. Read more ...

Minneapolis declares a state of emergency as protests over George Floyd's...

Minneapolis declares a state of emergency as protests over George Floyd's death spread across US 

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey declared a local emergency Thursday night due to civil disturbances, as the National Guard and state troopers have been drafted in to the city. Read more ...