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Amazon fires: Brazil sends in 44,000 troops to tackle blazes as Bolsonaro is accused of ignoring illegal deforestation

7 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

Analysis reveals number of fines handed out to people for unlawful environmental destruction has fallen to 10-year low
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Boy, 13, is arrested for breaking new coronavirus lockdown laws

Boy, 13, is arrested for breaking new coronavirus lockdown laws

The teenager was taken into custody after being spotted by officers in Leeds on Saturday morning. He was detained under the new law which enables police to order the public to... Read more ...

Tesco limits customers to just ONE item of milk, bread and toilet roll each

Tesco limits customers to just ONE item of milk, bread and toilet roll each

Tesco shoppers in Walthamstow, London, were notified about the limit via signs on their shelves with the new measures being enforced at the discretion of individual stores. Read more ...

Coronavirus: Windsor Park set to be Covid-19 testing centre

Coronavirus: Windsor Park set to be Covid-19 testing centre

Windsor Park, spruced up by the events team at UEFA, should have been preparing to play host to a Euro play-off final on Tuesday night. Read more ...

Alex Salmond 'was a bully' says Scotland's most senior QC who represented...

Alex Salmond 'was a bully' says Scotland's most senior QC who represented him in court

Gordon Jackson QC, 71, Scotland's most senior QC, was filmed on an Edinburgh-Glasgow train discussing the high-profile sexual assault case. Read more ...

Coronavirus: Belfast nurse who recovered from Covid-19 urges Government to...

Coronavirus: Belfast nurse who recovered from Covid-19 urges Government to ramp up testing

An NHS worker who has recovered from Covid-19 has called for immediate testing of people displaying symptoms. Read more ...

Thief steals bike belonging to NHS frontline worker putting in extra hours...

Thief steals bike belonging to NHS frontline worker putting in extra hours for coronavirus 

A hooded man was caught on CCTV ripping a staff member's locked-up bike off of a gate outside the Leicester Blood Donor Centre, where she had been putting in extra hours for... Read more ...

No city will be spared: Dr. Birx DEFENDS Trump's threat to quarantine New...

No city will be spared: Dr. Birx DEFENDS Trump's threat to quarantine New York despite Cuomo remarks

Dr. Deborah Birx defended President Trump for considering a federally mandated quarantine for residents of the coronavirus 'hotspots' New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Read more ...

Coronavirus Survival: UK intensive care patients have a 50% chance of...

Coronavirus Survival: UK intensive care patients have a 50% chance of pulling through

CORONAVIRUS patients who end up in intensive care have a 50 percent survival rate, data shows. Read more ...

Stranded Holland America cruise ship with 2 confirmed COVID-19 cases will be...

Stranded Holland America cruise ship with 2 confirmed COVID-19 cases will be allowed to cross the Panama Canal

The MS Zaandam, a Holland America cruise ship with two confirmed cases of COVID-19 onboard, will be permitted to transit the Panama Canal, according to a statement put out by... Read more ...

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The United States' death toll for the novel coronavirus has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just two days. As of Saturday evening, there were 122,666 coronavirus cases across the... Read more ...