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Pressure on UK as new coronavirus spreads and dozens of countries impose travel bans - BBC News
Boris Johnson's government is under intense pressure, with the new variant coronavirus spreading rapidly and dozens of countries banning travel from the UK.
The UK’s scientific advisers are warning that even tougher restrictions will be needed to contain the new strain of the virus.
The prime minister has sought to reassure the public that food supplies are not under threat after France banned the entry of freight lorries from the UK.
More than 40 countries have banned flights or imposed restrictions. There have been long queues on the roads of Kent to the port of Dover.
The pressure comes with Britain still set to leave the EU without a trade deal at the end of December.
Cayman Islands report 6 new COVID-19 cases, 15 January 2021
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 414 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 14 January 2021. Six were positive.
FRC Offers 'Fathers First' Sessions
The Family Resource Centre (FRC) begins its initial Fathers First programme of the year on Monday, 1 February 2021.
Ministry of Lands Installs Fourth Mobi-Mat
The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (MEYSAL) announces the installation of the fourth mobi-mat yesterday (14 January). The mobi-mat was installed at ...
RCIPS Requests Public Assistance to Identify & Locate Wanted Man
Today, Friday, 15 January, the RCIPS is requesting public assistance in identifying and locating a man who is currently wanted on suspicion of Assault GBH, in relation to an inc...
Virtual Asset Service Providers Legislation Published
The Cayman Islands Government published the Virtual Asset Service Providers (Amendment) Act, 2020, Virtual Asset (Service Providers) (Amendment) Act, 2020 (Commencement) Order, ...
Global Colding: Heavy snowfall warnings as heavy avalanche hits Switzerland
Where is Greta Tumberg warming right now when we need her... Authorities in Switzerland have warned of high avalanche risk in mountain regions after avalanche.
Miami mayor considers bitcoin investment to create crypto hotbed
The mayor of Miami wants to make his city more appealing to the tech industry by embracing bitcoin.
Canadian billionaire given the green light to sue Twitter over 'Pizzagate' tweets
Canadian court takes no bribe or bullshit: West Vancouver billionaire Frank Giustra has been given the go-ahead to sue Twitter in a B.C. courtroom over the social media giant’s ...
Jim Jordan tells colleagues 'cancel culture will come for us all'
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) delivers remarks on House floor as Democrats push to impeach Trump.
'The Five' condemn AOC's suggestion on government forces 'reigning in' the media
CNN's Jake Tapper challenges disabled GOP veteran Rep. Brian Mast's patriotism, while AOC calls for restriction of speech; 'The Five' reacts.
WhatsApp Delays -or at list this what they say- Data Sharing Change After Backlash
WhatsApp said it would instead "go to people gradually to review the policy at their own pace before new business options are available on May 15.". In other words: they will ki...
WhatsApp delays privacy change to May 15 following backlash
WhatsApp says it will delay enforcement of the planned privacy update following backlash from users, a potential lawsuit and government investigations.
The 10 Most Popular Perfumes of the Season
Every modern woman needs a signature scent. Discover the most-loved fragrances to try this year.
Joe Biden’s Looming War on White Supremacy
The insurrection could spur a federal-government crackdown on white-nationalist groups, as well as strengthen the case for systemic police reform.
Bill Gates owns 242,000 acres of farmland, making him America's biggest private-farmland owner, according to a new report
Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft and fourth-richest person in the world, owns farmland in 18 US states from Washington to Florida.
UK Man Offers Millions In Covid Relief To Search Dump For Bitcoin Bounty
He threw the drive away during an office clearout in 2013, having forgotten that the bitcoin he acquired for a paltry sum four years earlier were still on the memory device.
See How This Condo in a Former NYC School Got a Major Update
Creative storage solutions helped make sense of the idiosyncratic spaces
Trump Plans To Depart Washington On Morning Of Inauguration Day: Report
Trump, who had already announced plans not to attend President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, is planning a farewell event at Joint Base Andrews, the base outside Washington wh...
Elderly couple spend 'final moments' together as they both battle Covid
An elderly couple suffering from coronavirus has been able to say their ‘last goodbye’ thanks to hospital staff.
UK justice as usual: Woman left naked in cold prison cell for hours after being wrongfully arrested
Police have finally apologised to a woman who was left naked in a cold prison cell after being wrongfully arrested for a peaceful protest.
Talia Dean: 'My back pain was misdiagnosed for 15 years - now I can't dance'
When singer-songwriter Talia Dean was 18 years old, she started experiencing the symptoms of a condition called axial spondyloarthritis - or axial SpA. But the condition has a t...
Rooney appointed Derby County manager
Championship side Derby County have appointed England's record goalscorer Wayne Rooney as their new manager on a two-and-a-half-year contract.
‘Didn’t they have backup?’ UK accidentally wipes 150,000 arrest records in major security blunder
Some 150,000 records stored in UK police databases have been deleted due to a computer bug in an embarrassing development for the nation that supposedly took back control after ...
Jack Ma: A look back at the Alibaba founder on 60 Minutes in 2014
Jack Ma told 60 Minutes about his relationship with the Chinese government and what he would do if the government asked for Alibaba’s user data.
Trump planning farewell event on inauguration day: Report
Reuters reported that President Trump plans to depart the White House for the final time on January 20 and hold a farewell event at Joint Base Andrews ahead of his flight to Flo...
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