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About 14 hours ago

US police fire tear gas at anti-government protesters in Portland

Anti-government and anti-fascist protesters in Portland and Seattle scuffled with police on Wednesday, protesting against President Joe Biden's inauguration. Portland police said on Twitter that around 150 people had gathered at the local Federal ICE building. "Some in the crowd were seen carrying pepper ball guns, electronic control weapons similar to Tasers, large fireworks, shields and rocks," the police wrote. The new Democratic president was sworn in on Wednesday, urging unity ...
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About 20 hours ago

Brexit responsible for shortages in Northern Ireland: Irish FM

Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney says Brexit has caused food supply problems in Northern Ireland, warning of further trade disruption. Coveney said on Wednesday that food supply problems in Northern Ireland have arisen due to Brexit as there are now a certain amount of checks on goods going between Britain and Northern Ireland. 'The supermarket shelves were full before Christmas and there are some issues now in terms of supply chains and ...
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About 1 day ago

UK PM admits he ‘doesn’t know’ extent of damage from loss of police files

Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has admitted the government simply 'does not know' what the impact of the loss of hundreds of thousands of police files might have on the fight against crime and the administration of justice. It was revealed on Tuesday (January 19) that just over 400,000 files held on the Police National Computer (PNC) had been lost due to a coding error. Home Secretary Priti Patel refuses to face MPs ...
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About 1 day ago

Priti Patel filmed admitting to border closure mistake

Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has been filmed admitting the government had made a mistake by not closing the borders at the onset of the pandemic in March last year. In a Zoom video call obtained by the right-wing political website Guido Fawkes, Patel is seen telling a gathering of Conservative friends of India group that: 'On 'should we have closed our borders earlier’, the answer is yes, I was an advocate of ...
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Al Ahed News
Al Ahed News
About 1 day ago

Ex-PM May Accuses Johnson of Abandoning UK’s Position in Moral Leadership

United Kingdom:Former UK PM Theresa May accuses Boris Johnson of ‘abandoning Britain’s position in moral leadership,’ prompts backlash online.
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About 1 day ago

UK inflation starts climb as effects of COVID and Brexit combine

British inflation gathered speed in December, starting what is expected to be a climb this year as pandemic-fighting measures, Brexit and a recovery in the economy combine to push up costs for consumers and businesses. Consumer prices rose 0.6% in annual terms after a 0.3% increase in November, the Office for National Statistics said. A Reuters poll of economists had pointed to a rate of 0.5%. A temporary easing of COVID-19 travel ...
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About 2 days ago

Record Covid-19 deaths as pandemic shows no sign of easing

A record number of people have died of Covid-19 in the UK in the past 24 hours as the latest surge in the pandemic – driven mostly by the new coronavirus variant dubbed the 'British Virus' – continues to exact a heavy human toll. In the past 24 hours a further 1,610 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for the coronavirus. In addition, a further 33,355 Covid-19 infections have ...
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About 2 days ago

Labour Party recruits former Israeli ‘spy’

The opposition Labour Party under Keir Starmer’s direction appears to be shifting ever closer to Israel and pro-Zionist causes, this time by employing a former Israeli intelligence officer. Labor leader Keir Starmer urged to act over 'Islamophobic’ property developer Keir Starmer According to the specialist online publication, The Electronic Intifada (which covers the Israeli-Palestinian conflict), Assaf Kaplan has been recruited by the Labour Party to help manage and improve the party’s social ...
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Al Ahed News
Al Ahed News
About 2 days ago

The Long Covid Phenomenon: ONE-THIRD of England’s Survivors Re-hospitalized, 12 % Died 

United Kingdom:30% of those hospitalized with the coronavirus in England were readmitted for treatment within five months of their first release.
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