England’s second national lockdown will be lifted on 2 December when a revised three-tiered system of restrictions will allow shops, gyms and hairdressers to reopen across the country. The prime minister’s “stay at home” instruction to the country will end a week on Wednesday, following a month of tougher national instructions. Under his 56-page COVID
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a secret trip to Saudi Arabia this week where he met with the Kingdom’s crown prince, according to Israeli media reports. The stunning diplomatic development, which is not being denied by Mr Netanyahu’s office, follows two historic normalisation deals between the Jewish state and other gulf Arab nations, Bahrain
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Britain is set for a “double dip” downturn after the latest lockdown resulted in business activity shrinking this month, according to a closely-watched business survey. The closure of leisure and hospitality firms saw the services sector – four-fifths of the economy – record its worst decline since May, according to IHS Markit’s purchasing managers’ index
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November 23rd, 2020 by Zachary Shahan  CleanTechnica has been diligently and obsessively covering cleantech industries for more than a decade. We’ve seen many good news sites come and go, because it’s simply hard to be a profitable and large niche media company in this day and age. We’re still enthusiastically rolling along and publishing a
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One of the men who launched the ice bucket challenge has died at the age of 37. Patrick Quinn was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), in 2013, a month after his 30th birthday. He died on Sunday. ALS is a rapidly progressive fatal neurological disease that affects nerve
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Almost half of the UK’s manufacturers are unhappy with the government’s efforts to “level-up” the country. “Levelling up” is the phrase used by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to describe the government’s efforts to reverse regional inequalities. But some 42% of manufacturers say that these efforts are not enough and that regional industrial strategies need to
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