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Biden sets to work on reversing Trump policies with govt orders

Biden sets to work on reversing Trump policies with govt orders

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Publishedduration1 hour agoimage copyrightReutersimage captionPresident Biden quickly signed executive actions on coronavirus, climate change and racial inequalityUS President Joe Biden has begun to undo some of Donald Trump's key policies, hours after being sworn in.In his initial acts as the 46th US president, he signed 15 executive orders - the first to boost the federal…
Howard students’ joy as Kamala Harris makes history

Howard students’ joy as Kamala Harris makes history

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Howard students' joy as Kamala Harris makes historyKamala Harris broke barriers to become America's first female, first black and first Asian-American vice-president. Students at her alma mater, Howard University, are inspired to follow her lead. The BBC asked them to film themselves watching the moment she made history. Produced by Shrai PopatPublishedduration8 hours agoSectionBBC NewsSubsectionUS…
Storm Christoph: Evacuations amid floods and snow

Storm Christoph: Evacuations amid floods and snow

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Publishedduration14 minutes agoimage copyrightPA Mediaimage captionHomes near Lymm in Cheshire were among those flooded by the River MerseyPeople have been evacuated from their homes overnight amid widespread flooding across England and Wales caused by Storm Christoph.There are more than 200 flood warnings in place - six of them severe - and weather alerts for rain…
£23m enhance fund for struggling fishing corporations

£23m enhance fund for struggling fishing corporations

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Publishedduration11 hours agoThe government has unveiled details of a £23m fund to support fishing firms as it tries to quell industry anger over Brexit border delays. The money will help firms whose exports to the EU have fallen sharply since rules changed on 1 January.Fishing firms say extra paperwork has made it difficult to deliver…
Newspaper headlines: ‘It be the back of Trump’ and ‘vaccine pivot’

Newspaper headlines: ‘It be the back of Trump’ and ‘vaccine pivot’

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By BBC NewsStaffPublishedduration5 hours agoimage captionAll of Wednesday's front pages carry a mention of Joe Biden's inauguration in Washington later as the 46th US president. "At last, it's the back of Donald Trump", reads the headline in the Metro. Mr Trump is departing "after four long years as America's most controversial leader," it says.image captionJoe…
Leicester top after dominant deem over lacklustre Chelsea

Leicester top after dominant deem over lacklustre Chelsea

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James Maddison has scored in each of his last three Leicester gamesLeicester City moved to the top of the Premier League table and increased the pressure on struggling Chelsea manager Frank Lampard with an impressive victory at The King Power Stadium.The Foxes knew a win would see them overhaul Manchester United and they were on…
Theresa Might well perhaps moreover fair: PM’s foreign places relief lower broken UK’s appropriate leadership, says predecessor

Theresa Might well perhaps moreover fair: PM’s foreign places relief lower broken UK’s appropriate...

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Publishedduration1 hour agoTheresa May has accused her successor Boris Johnson of "abandoning" the UK's moral leadership on the world stage.The ex-prime minister said Mr Johnson's decision to cut the overseas aid budget below 0.7% of national income had reduced the UK's global "credibility".She wrote in the Daily Mail the UK had to "live up to…
Lampard ‘timid’ by Chelsea originate as stir continues

Lampard ‘timid’ by Chelsea originate as stir continues

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Leicester City 2-0 Chelsea: Frank Lampard 'concerned' by form after Leicester defeat Frank Lampard said he is worried about Chelsea's form after they were soundly beaten at Leicester, a fifth defeat in their past eight Premier League games.Goals from Wilfred Ndidi and James Maddison secured a 2-0 win for the Foxes that sent them top…
Covid-19: Four million in UK salvage their first vaccine

Covid-19: Four million in UK salvage their first vaccine

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Publishedduration15 hours agomedia captionHealth Secretary Matt Hancock: "Don't blow it now, we're on the route out"More than four million people in the UK have received their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, according to government figures.People in their 70s and the clinically extremely vulnerable in England are now among those being offered the vaccine.However, Health…
Brexit: Fishing firms defend London snort over disruption

Brexit: Fishing firms defend London snort over disruption

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Publishedduration15 hours agomedia captionLorry drivers have been holding up the traffic in Westminster.Boris Johnson has pledged £23m to help businesses affected by Brexit delays amid protests by fishing firms.Demonstrations took place outside government departments in central London by exporters who are warning their livelihoods are under threat.Exports of fresh fish and seafood have been severely…

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Kamala Harris: Vizepräsidentin hat Lachanfall im Senat

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Bernie Sanders Foto: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP Irgendwie wollte Bernie Sanders so gar nicht ins Setting der Amtseinführung von US-Präsident Joe Biden passen. Am Mittwoch sorgte der Senator aus Vermont mit seiner praktischen Winterjacke und auffälligen Strick-Handschuhen für viel Gesprächsstoff – und einen kleinen Internet-Hit. Medien bezeichneten die Kleiderwahl – gepaart mit der Sitzhaltung Sanders mit verschränkten…
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Homeoffice: So arbeiten die Ministerien in Berlin

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Die Bundesregierung hat den Rückzug vom Arbeitsplatz ins Homeoffice zum zentralen Baustein im Kampf gegen die Corona-Pandemie erklärt. Spätestens ab der kommenden Woche sollen Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter von Unternehmen möglichst zu Hause bleiben, wenn sie ihr Pensum auch von dort aus erledigen können. Arbeitgeberinnen und Arbeitgeber hätten Beschäftigten im Falle von Büroarbeit oder vergleichbaren Tätigkeiten die…