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Is the UK government ready for a Covid winter? | Health policy

Join Hafta-Ichi to find out the article “Is the UK government ready for a Covid winter? | Health policy” In mid-July, an Academy of Medical Sciences report urged the government to use the remainder of the summer to prepare for a second wave of coronavirus during the winter. Commissioned by the government’s chief scientific adviser, …

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Lockdown measures and rising anger in Madrid as Covid takes hold again | World news

Join Hafta-Ichi to find out the article “Lockdown measures and rising anger in Madrid as Covid takes hold again | World news” People in the queue to be tested for Covid-19 at the Buenos Aires health centre in south Madrid on Friday morning were met with a bleak but polite homemade sign. It still bore …

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New lockdown measures for London ‘increasingly likely’, says Sadiq Khan | London

Join Hafta-Ichi to find out the article “New lockdown measures for London ‘increasingly likely’, says Sadiq Khan | London” It is “increasingly likely” that lockdown restrictions will soon be needed to slow the spread of coronavirus in London, the capital’s mayor has warned. London mayor Sadiq Khan said he was of the “firm view” that …

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Coronavirus live news: Trump pledges vaccine for all by April as Melbourne faces more protests | World news

Join Hafta-Ichi to find out the article “Coronavirus live news: Trump pledges vaccine for all by April as Melbourne faces more protests | World news” 12.29am BST00:29 Good morning everyone. Here’s a rundown of events internationally and in Australia over the past 24 hours. The number of coronavirus cases worldwide passed 30 million, according to …

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‘Everyone wants to hear the shofar’: ringing in Jewish new year in locked down Melbourne | World news

Join Hafta-Ichi to find out the article “‘Everyone wants to hear the shofar’: ringing in Jewish new year in locked down Melbourne | World news” When rabbi Yaakov Glasman sat in his St Kilda synagogue on Friday morning, on the eve of the Jewish New Year, he felt empty. He acknowledges the feeling is likely …

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Angela Rayner demands real living wage for care workers | Social care

Join Hafta-Ichi to find out the article “Angela Rayner demands real living wage for care workers | Social care” Every one of the UK’s million-plus care workers should be paid at least the real living wage, Angela Rayner has demanded, as care homes brace for a feared resurgence of Covid-19. Labour’s deputy leader said the …

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Our social care workers must be paid a living wage | Angela Rayner | Opinion

Join Hafta-Ichi to find out the article “Our social care workers must be paid a living wage | Angela Rayner | Opinion” The key workers who have helped get our country through this crisis have rightly been praised as heroes this year. But the truth is, they have always been heroes. They have always been …

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How Victoria’s Covid lockdown protests are galvanising Australia’s right | Australia news

Join Hafta-Ichi to find out the article “How Victoria’s Covid lockdown protests are galvanising Australia’s right | Australia news” When police in Victoria arrested a 28-year-old pregnant woman named Zoe Buhler at her home near Ballarat over a post on social media two weeks ago, John Roskam’s phone wouldn’t stop buzzing. “I must have had …

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Raised flight caps welcome but much more needed to help stranded Australians, airlines warn | Australian politics

Join Hafta-Ichi to find out the article “Raised flight caps welcome but much more needed to help stranded Australians, airlines warn | Australian politics” Airlines flying stranded Australians home have said national cabinet’s decision to increase the weekly intake of international passengers doesn’t go far enough. The 2,000 a week increase announced on Friday is …

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‘Don’t think you’re going to see parties in the street’: country Victoria warily reopens | Australia news

Join Hafta-Ichi to find out the article “‘Don’t think you’re going to see parties in the street’: country Victoria warily reopens | Australia news” The phones started ringing on Tuesday before Daniel Andrews had finished speaking. After six weeks in lockdown, the premier announced, the restrictions in regional Victoria had been relaxed. From midnight on …

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