Many holiday destinations get green light after days of confusion – BBC News

After several days of confusion, a list of around 60 countries that will be exempt from quarantine rules in England has finally been published by the government. The changes will come into effect on 10th July. Spain, France, Germany and Italy are among the countries on the list, meaning visitors from England won’t have to … Read more Many holiday destinations get green light after days of confusion – BBC News

‘Spectacular Incompetence’ Deals Blow to Virus Response, Larry Summers Says

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers says the U.S. government’s mishandling of the coronavirus epidemic has dealt a heavy blow to the country’s self-confidence and global standing. “The United States, once a can-do nation, will have one of the worst records in dealing with a threat that faced everybody around the world,” the former Obama and … Read more ‘Spectacular Incompetence’ Deals Blow to Virus Response, Larry Summers Says

Where can you go on holiday? | ITV News

A list of 59 countries and additional territories where English holidaymakers can visit without self-isolating on their return has been published by the UK Government. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itvnews/ Follow ITV News on Twitter: https://twitter.com/itvnews Follow … Read more Where can you go on holiday? | ITV News

Stacey Reveals Her Secret Celeb Crush As Gemma & Gorka Celebrate Mia’s 1st Birthday | Loose Women

Gemma Atkinson and Gorka Marquez’s love story started on the set of Strictly Come Dancing nearly three years ago and now, they’re loved up, living together, and parents to daughter Mia who celebrates her first birthday tomorrow! Gemma and Gorka reveal how they are marking the occasion and whether Gorka will REALLY be self-isolating with … Read more Stacey Reveals Her Secret Celeb Crush As Gemma & Gorka Celebrate Mia’s 1st Birthday | Loose Women

Weaving a Way to Independence

In Kavumu, a village in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a young woman found a way to change her life. Neema joined a community project, where she learned how to read and write as well as to weave baskets. Community-based complaint networks in the country assist women and men in vulnerable situations through local … Read more Weaving a Way to Independence

Grant Shapps announces air bridges from July 10 meaning no quarantine on return from some countries

The Government will today reveal a list of up to 60 countries exempt from a UK quarantine, effectively giving the go-ahead for holidays this summer. The list, expected to be revealed as a ‘traffic light system’, will also coincide with the loosening of the Foreign Office advice, which has warned against all but essential travel … Read more Grant Shapps announces air bridges from July 10 meaning no quarantine on return from some countries

Fines and “class bubbles”: new plans to get children back to school – BBC News

The government has set out plans to ensure all children in England are back in school full-time after the summer holidays. Children in primary schools will be in “class bubbles” and secondary school pupils in “year group bubbles”. Social distancing won’t be enforced. However older children will be encouraged to keep their distance as much … Read more Fines and “class bubbles”: new plans to get children back to school – BBC News

Not really surprising | Police clear out Seattle’s ‘CHOP’ed’ zone

The self-declared ‘autonomous protest zone’ in Seattle has been cleared by the police. The campaigners had said ‘they hoped to create a peaceful, police-free utopia’ – but that peace didn’t last long. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on … Read more Not really surprising | Police clear out Seattle’s ‘CHOP’ed’ zone

UN DESA on the 2020 World Youth Report: Youth Social Entrepreneurship and the 2030 Agenda

Briefing by Mr. Elliot Harris, UN Chief Economist and Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development as well as a youth social entrepreneur, on the 2020 World Youth Report: Youth Social Entrepreneurship and the 2030 Agenda. Developing approaches that enable young people to enhance social development of their communities, while promoting income generating opportunities for themselves, hold … Read more UN DESA on the 2020 World Youth Report: Youth Social Entrepreneurship and the 2030 Agenda

How to be anti-racist: it’s more than books, quotes and Blackout Tuesday

In the last month since George Floyd’s death, people across the United States have started to look more critically at how we deal with race and incorporate anti-racism into our everyday lives. But one of the biggest challenges we’re running into is white people getting it wrong. Here’s why that’s happening and how to do … Read more How to be anti-racist: it’s more than books, quotes and Blackout Tuesday

Victoria records 77 new COVID-19 infections “largely” in locked-down areas | ABC News

Victoria has confirmed 77 new coronavirus cases, with the state’s Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton saying the cases are “largely” in the Melbourne suburbs locked down last night. Dr Sutton addressed the media earlier. 0:00 Opening remarks -ANSWERS TO REPORTER QUESTIONS- 1:15 Are these cases all in the hot-zones? 1:56 How likely is it that … Read more Victoria records 77 new COVID-19 infections “largely” in locked-down areas | ABC News

Fifty staff at Sydney Woolworths self-isolate after worker tests positive for COVID-19 | ABC News

About 50 Woolworths employees are in self-isolation after a worker at a supermarket in Sydney’s inner west tested positive for coronavirus. The Sydney man, who spent two weeks in hotel quarantine in Victoria, tested positive for coronavirus after returning to NSW, sparking a crisis at the Woolworths he worked at. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-02/victorian-rail-passengers-screened-in-nsw-coronavirus-crackdown/12414668 For … Read more Fifty staff at Sydney Woolworths self-isolate after worker tests positive for COVID-19 | ABC News

J&P Brings Updates in Elijah McClain, Rayshard Brooks & St Louis Couple Pulling Guns on Protesters

Brian Buckmire Examines the following cases: Elijah McClain died Aug. ’19 after police interaction. Photos allegedly show officers at the site of McClain’s death. Officials are silent on what officers are doing in photos. Interim police chief announced an internal affairs probe. Photographs were taken sometime in October 2019. No charges filed in death of … Read more J&P Brings Updates in Elijah McClain, Rayshard Brooks & St Louis Couple Pulling Guns on Protesters

NSW Govt closes Victoria border for people living in Melbourne coronavirus hotspots | ABC News

Any Victorians from Melbourne’s 10 hotspot postcodes could face an $11,000 fine, or even jail time, if they travel to New South Wales. And residents in NSW face the same penalties if they don’t self isolate after visiting any of the affected Melbourne suburbs. Lily Mayers reports. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-01/nsw-government-closes-border-to-melbourne-coronavirus-hotspots/12409522 For more from ABC … Read more NSW Govt closes Victoria border for people living in Melbourne coronavirus hotspots | ABC News

Victoria records 73 cases of COVID-19 as several suburbs prepare for lockdown | ABC News

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Health Minister Jenny Mikakos gave a press conference to discuss the ongoing surge in community transmissions of coronavirus in Melbourne. Scroll through the timestamps below to specific parts of the press conference, including answers to reporter questions. 0:00 Premier’s opening remarks 7:11 Health Minister Jenny Mikakos explains the expansion of … Read more Victoria records 73 cases of COVID-19 as several suburbs prepare for lockdown | ABC News