Friday, 2nd December 2022

lockdown rules

31 May 2020
Even right-wing tabloid the Daily Mail is outraged by the British prime minister's support for his senior advisor Dominic Cummings, who broke lockdown rules to travel to the northeast of the country after developing Covid-19 symptoms. Meanwhile, Donald Trump spent his Sunday golfing ̶ an image many cartoonists have overlain across the day's front page of the New York Times, which lists the names of coronavirus victims. We also look at a plea from French healthcare workers as the government looks to revamp the hospital system, and a warning about rats!


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Janusz Walus was due to be released on parole after serving nearly 30 years in prison for killing anti-apartheid leader Chris Hani. News of his expected release caused wide controversy.
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The leaders of Germany and Norway have said they will propose that NATO plays a role in protecting undersea infrastructure like gas pipelines or fiber optic cables. This follows the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines.
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Content creator Ben Black is trying to see all 64 games at the World Cup – the first time anyone has attempted such a feat.
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Bangladesh's ruling Awami League has a firm grip on the country's politics, and experts say electoral reform is needed to break the one-party monopoly.
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The German government has adopted an action plan against antisemitism that is being described as a milestone. But much depends on its implementation, with antisemitic hate speech on the rise.
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India's central bank hopes a digital rupee will facilitate cheaper and easier financial transactions, as well as protect people from the volatility of private cryptocurrencies.