UK coronavirus death toll under 20,000 would be ‘good result’, says health chief

The United Kingdom will do well if it manages to keep the coronavirus death toll below 20,000, a senior health official said on Saturday after the deadliest day so far of the outbreak saw the number of fatalities rise to more than 1,000, Trend reports citing Reuters. Stephen Powis, the medical director of National Health […]

Coronavirus live news: UK wakes up to lockdown as Trump insists US will ‘reopen’ in weeks | World news

8.16am GMT08:16 UK mobile firms asked to alert Britons to heed coronavirus lockdown The UK government has taken the unprecedented step of asking mobile companies to send an alert to everyone in the UK telling them to heed the new nationwide lockdown rules. It is the first time ministers have called upon all the UK’s […]

Austria’s Greens vote to enter government with People’s party | World news

Members of Austria’s Green party voted on Saturday to join a new government led by the conservative former chancellor Sebastian Kurz, clearing the final hurdle for an untested national left-right alliance. The coalition pact approved by their party leadership and Kurz’s People’s party earlier this week was backed by 93% of Green delegates . Out […]

Brexit: EU leaders hopeful of softer exit after Johnson landslide | Politics

EU leaders have expressed cautious confidence that Boris Johnson will pivot to back a close economic relationship with the bloc and called for swift ratification of the withdrawal agreement after the prime minister’s election triumph. The size of Johnson’s majority was welcomed in Brussels, where the 27 heads of state and government have gathered for […]

Fiat Chrysler’s UAW members ratify new four-year contract

The United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Wednesday that rank-and-file members at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV have voted in favor of a new four-year labor contract with the automaker, helping the Italian-American firm avoid a strike as it works to merge with France’s Groupe PSA, Trend reports citing Reuters. Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and PSA, […]

EU’s soaring climate rhetoric not always matched by action | World news

The European Union considers itself as a leader on the environment and not without cause: policymaking in Brussels moved ahead of the international consensus in the 2000s. But the soaring rhetoric has not always been matched by structural changes in the way European economies work and citizens live their lives. Progress has been made in […]

NATO’s Most Elite Operators and their Biggest Challenges

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German group with far-right ‘prepper’ links trains civilians for combat | World news

A network of elite German combatants with links to far-right “prepper” circles secretly trained civilians in “commando-like structures”, raising fears the group planned to build up a paramilitary fighting unit. Drone footage filmed in June 2018 at a former barracks of the German armed forces in the southern town of Mosbach shows a group of […]

British PM vows to strengthen prison sentences after London attack

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday he would strengthen prison sentences, vowing to boost security after an attack in the British capital by a man convicted of terrorism who was released early from prison, Trend rerports citing Reuters. With less than two weeks before Britain heads to the polls, law and order has raced […]

How The #Brexit Fallout Could Impact On The British #Gambling Industry

The UK was officially set to leave the European Union on Thursday 31st October 2019. However, at the time of writing, the country is in the midst of a General Election with the earliest date of exit now earmarked for Friday 31st January 2020. This monumental once in a lifetime political event is set to […]