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The Guardian view on Brexit bureaucracy: tied up in red tape | Editorial (source — 09/08/2020 20:30:43

Businesses already struggling with the fallout from Covid-19 will be forced to deal with a mountain of new bureaucracy in the middle of a deep recessionThe government did not quite achieve the Brexit ...

Coronavirus: Canada zoo struggles to return pandas to China (source — 06/08/2020 18:06:49

The zoo has been trying to return the pandas to China, but travel has been thwarted by coronavirus.

Coronavirus could starve Canada zoo's pandas as bamboo supply chain snaps (source — 06/08/2020 01:05:34

Calgary Zoo has warned that it may soon be unable to provide its two pandas with the 40kg of fresh bamboo they each need dailyA Canadian zoo is warning that its giant pandas could go without fresh bam...

US doctor in Canada: Medicare for All would have made America's COVID response much better (source — 05/08/2020 11:00:03

America needs a health care system that puts public health ahead of profits. I know we can do better. I see it everyday in Canada amid the coronavirus.       

My Immigrant Parents Came To The US For A Better Life. Here's Why I May Want To Leave (source — 05/08/2020 08:00:13

More than 40 years ago, my father’s family fled the Vietnam War and came to America. He left behind his younger brother and my grandparents (they would take a separate journey), and settled in a...

Can Trump Really Ban TikTok – And Could It Happen In The UK Too? (source — 03/08/2020 16:42:55

TikTok is known more for its viral dance challenges than its place in geopolitics, but that could be about to change. With Trump announcing on Friday that the US administration is now pursuing a ...

Kansas City Super Bowl star opts out of 2020 season after working in a hospital during pandemic (source — 02/08/2020 21:40:13

NFL star Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, 29, graduated in 2018 with a degree in medicine, and spent nine weeks working on COVID response in Canada. He has now opted out of the season.

Coronavirus: Kiwi in Canada 'disgusted' at $3100 quarantine fee to return to NZ to support mum through cancer treatment (source — 31/07/2020 00:15:01

A Kiwi in Canada says the new charge will put young NZers such as herself into unnecessary debt.

Five Eyes alliance could expand in scope to counteract China (source — 29/07/2020 07:00:21

Plans mooted to pool strategic resources and lessen west’s dependency on China The Five Eyes intelligence alliance could be expanded to include Japan and broadened into a strategic economic relationsh...

Government Ordered To Reveal More Secrets About Post-Brexit Trade Talks (source — 28/07/2020 17:36:31

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now.The government has been ordered to release more details about its post-Bre...

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