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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday he will appoint a chair this year to the planned public inquiry into the coronavirus pandemic and that bereaved families will have a role in the proceedings. Following a “very emotional” meeting with the COVID-19 Bereaved Families for Justice group, Johnson said the experiences of those who have suffered a loss during the pandemic would form a major part of the public inquiry.
Filmmaker Haile Gerima is having a long overdue moment and he’s a little conflicted about it. The 75-year-old director of “Bush Mama” and “Ashes and Embers” has proudly operated outside of mainstream Hollywood for almost 50 years. Now retired and living in Washington D.C., where he taught film at Howard University for decades, Gerima has found himself in a spotlight that he’s unaccustomed to with a 4K restoration of his 1993 epic “ Sankofa ” that’s newly available on Netflix and a retrospective series at the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures beginning Oct. 2.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposed three-month working visa for European truckers just isn't a sweet enough deal to convince 35-year-old Polish truck driver Jakub Pajka to go back to Britain. A post-Brexit shortage of lorry drivers - estimated to be around 100,000 - as the COVID-19 pandemic eases has sown chaos through British supply chains in everything from food to fuel has raised the spectre of disruptions and price rises in the run-up to Christmas. The British government on Sunday announced a plan to issue temporary visas for 5,000 foreign truck drivers as a response to the acute shortfall of truck drivers that made gas station pumps run dry in cities across the country.
Air pollution likely cause of up to 6m premature births, study finds. Global analysis of indoor and outdoor pollution also finds link to low birth weight
They finished second in the Premier League last season and lost the Europa League final against Villarreal, who visit Old Trafford in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Many cities have seen the ranks of their homeless population grow since the start of the pandemic, and Seattle is no exception. City Pods, a modular housing company, thinks it may have solved Seattle's homelessness crisis, at least for the time being. The company has proposed placing modules in vacant warehouses and other commercial buildings that currently aren't in use.
Cases, deaths and hospitalisations have all risen sharply in England since Sajid Javid became Health Secretary.
GreenSpace Brands Inc. ("GreenSpace" or the "Company") (TSXV: JTR), a leader within the organic and plant-based food industry, is pleased to announce that it has successfully closed its previously announced bought deal private placement financing of 47,955,000 units (the "Units") of the Company at a price of $0.06 per Unit for gross proceeds of $2,877,300 (the "Offering"). This includes the exercise by the Underwriters (as defined below) of their over-allotment option. The Company intends to use
Researchers looked at data from more than seven million four to five-year-olds.
BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LSU Electrical & Computer Engineering Professor Lu Peng and a team of ECE undergraduate and graduate students have developed a COVID-19 contact-tracing mobile app that notifies the user if he or she has come into contact with someone who has recently tested positive for the virus. The GeauxTrace app—part of an $888,642 grant from the National Institutes of Health that also encompasses four other virus-related projects—utilizes a smartphone’s B
Voters see legislation as opportunity for job growth, technological leadershipWASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new survey of voters in Arizona, Colorado, Virginia, and West Virginia reveals support for the Build Back Better plan—the broad economic, infrastructure, care economy, and climate crisis package currently being considered by Congress. Specifically the survey found that more than half of voters in these states are in favor of the package, which would cost up to $3.5
NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating potential securities claims on behalf of shareholders of Hyzon Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: HYZN) resulting from allegations that Hyzon may have issued materially misleading business information to the investing public. SO WHAT: If you purchased Hyzon securities you may be entitled to compensation without payment of any out of pocket fees or costs through a contingency fee a
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SHARC International Systems Inc. (CSE: SHRC) (FSE: IWIA) (OTCQB: INTWF) ("SHARC Energy" or the “Company”) would like to congratulate its President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Lynn Mueller, for being acknowledged by the Clean50 for a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work with wastewater energy exchange. This represents the highest honour the organization has for an individual. The Clean50 Lifetime Achievemen
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists, pedestrians and cyclists that there will be a lane closure on the Hull Causeway Bridge of the Chaudière Crossing for repair work during the following periods:
DENVER, September 28, 2021--Agility acquired BOLDplanning Inc., the leader in continuity planning tools & consulting for EOP, COOP, BCP & hazard mitigation for the public sector.
HOUSTON, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wallis Bank was recently recognized by CB Resource, Inc., a risk management and planning firm that ensures community banks that their business performance and risk management priorities are in sync. The Bank was ranked number one among CB Resource, Inc.'s quarterly and annual report, The CB Top Ten™. According to cb-resource.com, the report ranks the top 10 percent of community banks in the nation within each peer group by eight performance indicators
The team estimated symptoms linked to long Covid were around 50% more common among those who had a Covid-19 infection compared to those who had flu.
They've got 3 years to develop it, but it will apparently be the last one of its kind.
One of the more abhorrent scenes to have played out on a sheet of ice happened over the weekend in Ukraine, and the victim is demanding action.
No Time To Die is being released 18 months later than planned because it was delayed by the pandemic.