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Demise of Hungary's media exposes Brussels' weakness

Demise of Hungary's media exposes Brussels' weakness

21 minutes ago   |   Politico

The fall of one of Hungary's last major independent media outlets has exposed how Brussels lacks both the political will and the legal tools to help preserve a vibrant free...
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Agency rejects Trump administration arguments that immigration judges cannot form a union

Agency rejects Trump administration arguments that immigration judges cannot form a union

27 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

A federal agency has ruled that immigration judges are not "managers," meaning they have the right to form a union. The Trump administration has been attempting to decertify...
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How cancer care was sidelined in the fight against Covid-19 - podcast

43 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

With NHS services consumed by the fight against Covid-19 in recent months, cancer care has been dealt a blow, with diagnoses and treatment delayed When the UK went into...
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AIA "strongly opposes" Trump administration's rollback of fair housing rule

AIA "strongly opposes" Trump administration's rollback of fair housing rule

1 hour ago   |   Dezeen

The American Institute of Architects has criticised the federal government's termination of a provision introduced to help dismantle racial segregation in housing. The...
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USD/JPY ignores upbeat Tokyo CPI to print three-day winning streak past-106.00

1 hour ago   |   FXCM

USD/JPY reverses decline from 106.47 while bouncing off 105.90. Tokyo Consumer Price Index grew past-0.4% forecast, 0.3% prior to 0.6% YoY in July. Market sentiment stays...
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UK warns drug firms to stockpile in case of Brexit disruption

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Companies should ensure six weeks' worth of drugs for end of transition period, DHSC says Pharmaceutical companies should stockpile six weeks' worth of drugs to guard against...
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Gold Price Analysis: XAU/USD fizzles upside momentum below $1,980

3 hours ago   |   FXCM

Gold prices fail to extend pullback from $1,960 beyond $1,978. US dollar bulls confront the bullion buyers amid mixed catalysts. American Senators still jostling over fiscal...
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Hundreds of billionaires pledged to give their fortunes away through Warren Buffett and Bill Gates' Giving Pledge, but very little money may be actually helping people, according to a new study

Hundreds of billionaires pledged to give their fortunes away through Warren Buffett and Bill Gates' Giving Pledge, but very little money may be actually helping people, according to a new study

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Over 75% of the original signatories to Bill Gates and Warren Buffett's Giving Pledge - a promise to give away the majority of their wealth - are richer now than they were when...
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Fed's Evans sees ‘aggregate demand trouble brewing' without extension of fiscal supports

4 hours ago   |   FXCM

Reuters reports that Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans on Monday called forcefully for more US government spending to support the economy, saying it is up to...
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Up to 45,000 new homes to be green lit ahead of planning shake-up

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Treasury to allocate £900m to over 300 ‘shovel ready' schemes and infrastructure projects Projects to build up to 45,000 new homes are to get the green light as part of the...
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Coronavirus: Second COVID wave twice as big as the first without effective...

Coronavirus: Second COVID wave twice as big as the first without effective test, trace, isolating strategy, says new modelling study

Reopening schools fully in September without an effective test, trace and isolating strategy could result in a second wave of coronavirus more than twice the size of the first... Read more ...

Ministers tell drug firms to restart stockpiling medicines amid No Deal...

Ministers tell drug firms to restart stockpiling medicines amid No Deal Brexit fears

Department of Health officials sent a letter to medical suppliers urging them to 'replenish' their drug stock, ensuring they have at least six weeks of supplies in hand by... Read more ...

Driver hit with £90 parking fine while taking drive-thru coronavirus test

Driver hit with £90 parking fine while taking drive-thru coronavirus test

Photographer Geoff Pugh, 52, from Stoke Newington, received a £90 PCN from Highview Parking after taking his family for a drive-thru swab test Read more ...

Agony for singer Will Young as his twin brother Rupert dies aged 41

Agony for singer Will Young as his twin brother Rupert dies aged 41

Will Young's twin brother Rupert has died at the afe of 41 after years of battling mental health issues including alcoholism and depression. Read more ...

Two men arrested after former England star Kieron Dyer was allegedly...

Two men arrested after former England star Kieron Dyer was allegedly racially abused at golf club 

Suffolk Police were informed about the incident at Hintlesham Golf Club, which involved the racial abuse on Friday, at the weekend. Dyer was left 'deeply upset' after the slur. Read more ...

Jed Mercurio says Line of Duty season six has “to complete filming by...

Jed Mercurio says Line of Duty season six has “to complete filming by Christmas” to be on air in 2021

The showrunner of hit police anti-corruption police drama Line of Duty , Jed Mercurio, says the producers know the date they hope to resume filming on the COVID-delayed season... Read more ...

Bachelor In Paradise's Brittany Hockley calls ex-boyfriend Timm Hanley an...

Bachelor In Paradise's Brittany Hockley calls ex-boyfriend Timm Hanley an 'animal'

They ended their relationship not long after leaving Bachelor In Paradise to pursue a relationship in the outside world. Read more ...

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Spain's former king Juan Carlos has told his son, King Felipe, that he decided to leave Spain, the royal house said in a statement on Monday. Read more ...

Queen taking legal action against Prince Charles' former butler in trademark row

Queen taking legal action against Prince Charles' former butler in trademark row

The Crown's legal team believe trademarking the name 'The Royal Butler' makes it seem Charles' ex-employee Grant Harrold, still has a job within the Royal household Read more ...

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford 'buys golf course to build new...

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford 'buys golf course to build new home in search of privacy'

The Sun report that he has spent big money on the greenfield site as he plans to design and build a new home in the grounds away from his six-bed home in Cheshire. Read more ...