Coronavirus: England relaxes restrictions, pubs and businesses reopen
18 April 2021 | 7:48 am
Pubs and restaurants have reopened for the first time in months as England eases another round of public health regulations.
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In a roadside welding shop in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos, Shola Ojo gives his power generating set a second pull before the engine revved up, now he is ready to start his business for the day. All around him are unfinished metal doors and gates that he now has to work on for almost double the cost since new President Bola Tinubu scrapped a fuel subsidy, sharply driving up the cost of petrol.
German politicians want to see "clear limits" when it comes to China's influence on universities in Germany. But so far, the call has gone unheeded.
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