Sunday, May 09, 2021
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Boris Johnson: the public isn't interested in the Downing Street refurbishment
Sky, 29 Apr 2021
The Prime Minister has laughed off suggestions that the public was interested in questions of who paid for the refurbishment of his Downing Street flat.
Mr Johnson claimed instead they were "by orders of magnitude" more interested in the government's focus on their priorities.
And speaking to Sky's Sam Coates, the Prime Minister said he "loved John Lewis" - responding to suggestions the department store-furnished flat wasn't to the couples' taste.
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The West Block: May 9, 2021 | "Preferred" COVID-19 vaccines, Trudeau's chief of staff testifies
CA, 09 May 2021
This week The West Block guest host Abigail Bimman interviews
India-Pakistan conflict: A ticking time bomb | DW Analysis
DW, 09 May 2021
In February 2021, India and Pakistan agreed to strictly observe all previous agreements on ceasefire along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir and other sectors, and to add...
Thousands of opponents of the climate law march in Paris
AFP, 09 May 2021
Several thousand people demonstrate in Paris for a more ambitious climate law, as doubts arise over a referendum proposed by President Emmanuel Macron to enshrine the fight agai...
At-risk rhea birds released into Patagonia wild
Reuters, 09 May 2021
Conservationists in Chile are looking to re-populate the native rhea bird into its Patagonia region, after it was brought to near extinction locally as a result of illegal hunting.
NY Dad who removed child from elite school plans to start his own
FOX, 09 May 2021
New York parent Andrew Gutmann joins 'Fox & Friends' to discuss critical race theory in schools and the decision to pull his child out an elite NYC school.
Should pregnant women get the Covid vaccine?
BBC, 09 May 2021
As the Covid vaccine is rolled out to younger age groups, what should you do if you're expecting a baby? The guidance for pregnant people in the UK was changed last month follow...
'A fairy tale gone wrong': Acosta on right's railing against 'cancel culture'
CNN, 09 May 2021
CNN's Jim Acosta argues that the right-wing voices railing against "cancel culture" are the same ones that love to cancel and silence anyone who won't buy into Donald Trump's bi...
Worms on the menu as EU approves the use of powdered form in food
RT, 09 May 2021
The EU's food safety agency has given the greenlight to mealworms
Thousands to march in France demanding real action on climate change
FRANCE24, 09 May 2021
Some 160 demonstrations calling for substantive action on climate change are set to take place across France on Sunday, a day before the Senate is expected to reject a bill that...
Sacking Angela Rayner is a 'huge mistake', says John McDonnell
Telegraph, 09 May 2021
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer is set to carry out a reshuffle of his shadow cabinet team on Sunday amid internal party tensions over his sacking of Angela Rayner as party chair...
Ed Davey: 'All opposition parties had tough time' in elections
Sky, 09 May 2021
Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey admits that all opposition parties have had a tough time in the local elections.
Footage shows debris from China’s largest rocket falling to Earth
Guardian, 09 May 2021
The remnants of China’s largest rocket plummeted back to Earth, plunging into the Indian Ocean near the Maldives, according to Chinese state media and people in Oman and Jordan ...
Peru’s COVID crisis: ‘Almost all Peruvians know someone who died’
Al Jazeera, 09 May 2021
Like other Latin American countries, Peru remains in the grip of a brutal second wave of coronavirus infections.
Reasons behind surging COVID-19 cases in India
CGTN, 09 May 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video India is struggling with a devastating second COVID-19 wave, and scientists are warning a third wave is inevitable.
Nightly News Full Broadcast (May 8th)
NBC, 09 May 2021
Covid-19 vaccine shows new signs of hope, deadly school bombing
Israel police clash with Palestinians in Jerusalem
AP, 09 May 2021
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Shop selling traditional sugar cane juice quenching Hong Kong thirst for 70 years
SCMP, 09 May 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A traditional summertime favourite in Hong Kong, sugar cane juice is increasingly hard to find in...
Rutherford clean up
WMBB, 09 May 2021
Rutherford clean up.
Keir Starmer sacks Angela Rayner as Labour party chairman after election results
ITV, 09 May 2021
Deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner has been sacked from her role as chairman after the party's poor showing in the Super Thursday elections.
U.S. faces widespread childcare shortage amid coronavirus pandemic
CBS, 09 May 2021
Many companies are reopening their offices as vaccination rates climb and coronavirus cases drop nationwide.