Saturday, Mar 06, 2021
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No 'exact date' when Brits can go on holiday - Transport Secretary
Sky, 10 Feb 2021
The Transport Secretary has refused to give a date on when Britons can go abroad on holiday.
Meanwhile, Grant Shapps defended heavy penalties for passengers who give false information at UK borders.
Under new measures, anyone who tries to conceal they had been in a "red list" country will face up to 10 years in prison.
Mr Shapps described the long jail sentence for those who lie about their travel at the UK border as "appropriate".
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Coronavirus: Trudeau, Canadian ministers provide update | LIVE
CA, 06 Mar 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will provide an update Friday on the country's ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19.
Pandemic drives up costs for Costco
Reuters, 06 Mar 2021
Costco Wholesale missed analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit, as the warehouse club operator spent more on benefits for employees who worked through the pandemic and sa...
Watch Eddie Murphy’s Return to Queens in ‘Coming 2 America’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 06 Mar 2021
The best approach for directing a roomful of comedy giants? Let them laugh with each other long before saying “Action.” That’s the route the filmmaker Craig Brewer took for “Com...
Africa Weekly: Nigeria, Kenya and Senegal receive Covax vaccinations
AFP, 06 Mar 2021
This week in Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Senegal have all received deliveries of the coronavirus vaccination, as part of the UN's Covax scheme, tasked with making sure poorer nat...
UK condemns ongoing Myanmar violence
AP, 06 Mar 2021
The United Kingdom is condemning the ongoing violence in Myanmar following last month's coup.
Gowdy slams NY Gov. Cuomo after accuser speaks out
FOX, 06 Mar 2021
Fox News contributor Trey Gowdy on the sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov.
Shocking images emerge from Myanmar as military cracks down
CNN, 06 Mar 2021
Myanmar's military junta is believed to have killed more than 54 people since countrywide protests began after the February 1 coup.
Co-workers with an unbelievable bond take DNA test and find out they're sisters
CBS, 06 Mar 2021
Cassandra Madison and her co-worker Julia Tinetti formed such an unbelievable bond that people joked they were sisters.
Hong Kong's future in China's hands?
DW, 06 Mar 2021
What was anticipated has been confirmed at China's annual National People's Congress.
Examining The Reasons And Solutions For The Covid Vaccine Race Gap | NBC News NOW
NBC, 06 Mar 2021
MSNBC’s Tiffany Cross and Columbia University’s Dr. Robert Fullilove discuss vaccine access and hesitancy, along with outreach efforts aimed at changing racial inequities of Cov...
Pope Francis makes first papal visit to Iraq amid security fears
BBC, 06 Mar 2021
Pope Francis has made the first ever papal visit to Iraq, with the Catholic leader calling for an end to violence and extremism.
Russia's Sputnik V jab: Kremlin's vaccine diplomacy in Latin America
Al Jazeera, 06 Mar 2021
An increasing number of countries across Latin America are announcing plans to buy Russia's Sputnik V jab against the coronavirus.
Covid-19 pandemic accelerates 'uberisation' of drug market in France
FRANCE24, 05 Mar 2021
In France, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced drug dealers to find new ways of selling their wares.
Pope Francis arrives in Baghdad for historic Iraq visit
RT, 05 Mar 2021
On his first trip abroad in 15 months, Pope Francis arrives in
Chinese Premier Li Delivers Work Report at NPC
Bloomberg, 05 Mar 2021
Mar.05 -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivers the government's work report at the opening of the National People's Congress.
China’s 2021 National People’s Congress opens with Hong Kong’s electoral system on the agenda
SCMP, 05 Mar 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube China’s most important political meeting, the National People’s Congress (NPC), opened on March 5...
'I'm too scared to send my child back to school because of Covid'
Telegraph, 05 Mar 2021
For many parents, the reopening of schools on March 8 cannot come soon enough. But Mari-Anne Chiromo, a single mother who lives in London, does not share that sense of anticipat...
MOFA: China calls for joint efforts with U.S. to battle COVID-19
CGTN, 05 Mar 2021
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Into The Grey Zone: Episode 9
Sky, 05 Mar 2021
In this final episode, we have the first ever interview with serving MI5 officers who work in counter intelligence.
Nurses will be demoralised over 'pitiful' 1% pay rise, says nursing union
Guardian, 05 Mar 2021
Nurses and doctors have accused ministers of not valuing health service personnel highly enough after the recommendation that more than 1 million staff should receive only a sma...