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(BBC) — Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary has joined a growing backlash over plans for new UK arrivals to go into isolation for 14 days. The UK did not follow many other European countries in imposing such a move as outbreaks first hit the continent months ago. And some senior Conservative MPs have questioned the timing ...

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(BBC) — Hydroxychloroquine did not prevent Covid-19 in a study of 821 participants who had been exposed to patients infected with the virus, according to research from the University of Minnesota Medical School. The findings, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, are from the first large, controlled, clinical trial of the controversial drug, ...

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(BBC) — US billionaire Bill Gates has called for any successful coronavirus vaccine found in the future to be distributed “on a global basis”. Gates was speaking to the BBC ahead of a virtual vaccine summit later in which world leaders and some of the wealthiest companies and individuals aim to raise upwards of $7.4bn ...

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(BBC) — Snapchat says it has stopped promoting President Donald Trump’s account. As a result, it will no longer feature in the app’s Discover section. The firm said it would “not amplify voices who incite racial violence and injustice”. The decision follows Mr Trump saying that “vicious dogs” and “ominous weapons” would have been used ...

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(BBC) — Police are appealing for the public’s help in solving the Madeleine McCann case, after they announced a child sex offender was the new suspect. The 43-year-old German man, who has not been named, is currently in prison. He is believed to have been in the area where Madeleine was last seen, when she ...

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Press Release:– Barrel Concessions are starting early as the Government of Saint Lucia delivered another promise in the Social Stabilization Plan. At a Sitting of the House of Assembly on Tuesday June 2nd 2020, the bill to amend the usual Christmas Barrel Concession was passed allowing Saint Lucians to enjoy Duty Free Barrels in June rather […]

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Dennery north MP, Shawn Edward has expressed concern about the negative affect of the severe dry spell on farmers. However, agriculture minister Ezechiel Joseph claims that the use of rivers has provided some measure of relief amid the water-related state of emergency.
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ESPN:– Former West Indies captain Daren Sammy and senior batsman Chris Gayle have become the first active cricketers to join a growing number of sports personalities worldwide in publicly raising their voice against the scourge of racism following the custodial killing of George Floyd at the hands of a policeman in Minneapolis. Sammy, in a […]

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