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European car sales see record fall in 2020 amid pandemic – business live (source — 19/01/2021 11:04:10

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as European Union car sales slump 23.7% last yearEU car sales drop 23.7% last yearWorst drop on recordUK car sales tumbled 29% last year 8.0...

Boris Johnson Shuts All Travel Corridors To Stop Covid Variants Entering UK (source — 15/01/2021 20:09:12

Boris Johnson has shut all travel corridors to the UK from 4am on Monday, meaning no one can enter the country without a negative Covid test result.The test must have been taken within the previous 72...

Supermarkets to recruit army of thousands to help with rising demand during Covid (source — 15/01/2021 15:24:31

SUPERMARKETS are recruiting thousands of workers to help stores cope with a boom in demand during the Covid pandemic. Tesco has employed tens of thousands of temporary staff to help in the Covid effor...

Game of Thrones star Hafthor ‘The Mountain’ Bjornsson’s fight against Irish cruiserweight moved from Iceland to Dubai (source — 08/01/2021 02:30:00

STRONGMAN legend Hafthor Bjornsson’s boxing match against Irish cruiserweight Steven Ward has been moved to Dubai due to coronavirus restrictions. The exhibition scrap was supposed to take place...

21 Things To Look Forward To In The World Of Entertainment In 2021 (source — 31/12/2020 09:00:00

Around this time last year, we put together a list of things we had to look forward to in the world of entertainment in 2020.We probably don’t need to remind you what happened next, but the long...

3 Pieces Of Good News About The Oxford Coronavirus Vaccine (source — 27/12/2020 12:15:36

Despite ruining Christmas plans for much of the country, there is positive news in the UK’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic.A number of announcements about the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19...

Coronavirus live news: inoculation in EU begins as UK set to approve second Covid vaccine (source — 27/12/2020 11:37:23

Latest updates: millions of Europeans due to get inoculated today; Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine is set for approval in the UK this weekUK scientists call for nationwide lockdown after spread of variantS...

MTV 'Challenge' star Kam Williams praises cast diversity (source — 17/12/2020 02:38:04

Reality TV star Kam Williams praises "The Challenge" for its diverse cast in its latest season. She also describes how the MTV show created a bubble for cast and crew while filming in Iceland during t...

Female leaders make a real difference. Covid has proved it | Jane Dudman (source — 16/12/2020 11:00:29

It may be no coincidence that countries with women at the helm have had fewer infections and deaths Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhat do Erna Solberg, Sanna Marin, Katrí...

Stop Blaming Remainers For The Brexit Disaster. It’s Not Our Fault (source — 10/12/2020 13:33:56

As we approach the climax of our apparently unending Brexit drama, a new narrative has crystallised.For months it murmured in the background, gradually gathered momentum, and now threatens to become e...

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