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Thousands more coronavirus patients hospitalised as second wave threatens NHS surgeries (source — www.independent.co.uk) 20/10/2020 22:09:06

<p>Operations are being cancelled for patients at University Hospitals Birmingham amid rising pressures on A&amp;E</p>

Publicans suing FBD seek aggravated damages as case nears conclusion (source — www.independent.ie) 20/10/2020 19:42:07

Publicans suing FBD Insurance over its refusal to indemnify them for losses incurred by the Covid pandemic are seeking aggravated damages, the Commercial Court was told.

I Tried This £4 Face Mask Hack And It’s Actually A Godsend (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 20/10/2020 16:44:11

Normally, I love a bold lip. Painting on red, orange, plum or black hues to my face ties a look together, makes my teeth look whiter, and gives me confidence – it’s my makeup pow...

Heartbreak in the Magic Kingdom: Laid-off Disney workers turn to food banks as coronavirus devastates Florida tourism (source — www.independent.co.uk) 20/10/2020 16:19:49

<p>The coronavirus has led to thousands of layoffs at Disney in Orlando, and devastated the local economy, reports Richard Hall</p>

AP-NORC/USAFacts poll: US trust in COVID-19 information down (source — www.independent.co.uk) 20/10/2020 15:00:08

A new poll finds Americans' trust in the people and institutions giving them information about the coronavirus has fallen across the board

More than 100,000 Californians have bought a gun in response to Covid-19 crisis, report finds (source — www.theguardian.com) 20/10/2020 13:00:04

Nearly half of the buyers were first-time gun owners, sparking fears about the risk of suicide and accidental injuriesMore than a hundred thousand Californians have bought a gun since the onset of the...

Labour MP Brands Dan Wootton 'Dangerous Conspiracy Theorist' In Covid Herd Immunity Row (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 20/10/2020 10:35:48

A Labour MP slammed Talk Radio host Dan Wootton as a “dangerous conspiracy theorist” during a row over the Welsh ‘firebreaker’ lockdown.Chris Bryant, MP for Rhondda, appea...

'YOUR failure is putting lives at risk!' Manchester mayor Burnham savaged in BBC Covid row (source — feedproxy.google.com) 20/10/2020 10:05:00

LABOUR Mayor Andy Burnham repeatedly locked horns with BBC host Martha Kearney over his refusal to give into the Government's demand that he allow the Greater Manchester area to be put under tier thre...

'YOUR failure is putting lives at risk!' Manchester mayor Burnham savaged in BBC covid row (source — feedproxy.google.com) 20/10/2020 10:05:00

LABOUR Mayor Andy Burnham repeatedly locked horns with BBC host Martha Kearney over his refusal to give into the Government's demand that he allow the Greater Manchester area to be put under tier thre...

No new close contacts of Covid-infected port worker in New Plymouth (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 20/10/2020 06:16:11

No further close or causal contacts of a port worker who tested positive for Covid-19 have been identified in New Plymouth.

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