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Watch the shocking moment a woman was Tasered at Sabadell medical centre for breaking COVID-19 rules

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Spain’s Costa Blanca mirrors national fall in new COVID-19 cases

n');document.write('n nn');} NEW COVID-19 infections in the Valencian Community are continuing to fall on a weekly basis.Latest figures released last night(December 2)...

‘Domestic work must be paid’: Progressive United Russia MP Pushkina proposes giving a salary to stay-at-home parents

An MP from Russia’s governing party has proposed paying all those who perform "unpaid domestic work," insisting that homemakers should be financially compensated for...

Sainsbury's and Aldi to hand back £540m of business rates relief

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesThe grocers Sainsbury's and Aldi have said they will hand back a combined £540m of business rates relief they...

Oil Refineries See Profit in Turning Kitchen Grease Into Diesel

AdvertisementContinue reading the main storySupported byContinue reading the main storyOil Refineries See Profit in Turning Kitchen Grease Into DieselStruggling energy companies are increasing the...

‘Nobody Sees Us’: Testing-Lab Workers Strain Under Demand

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }The Coronavirus OutbreakliveLatest UpdatesMaps and CasesWho Gets the Vaccine First?Vaccine TrackerFAQApril Abbott, director of microbiology at Deaconess Hospital in...

Cyberattacks Discovered on Vaccine Distribution Operations

#masthead-section-label, #masthead-bar-one { display: none }The Coronavirus OutbreakliveLatest UpdatesMaps and CasesWho Gets the Vaccine First?Vaccine TrackerFAQAdvertisementContinue reading the main storySupported byContinue reading the main...

The Newest Hotel Amenity? Virus-Scrubbed Air

AdvertisementContinue reading the main storySupported byContinue reading the main storyThe Newest Hotel Amenity? Virus-Scrubbed AirHotels, and even some cruise ships, are installing state-of-the-art filtration...

Topshop: Frustration for shoppers with Arcadia gift cards

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingShoppers at Topshop and other Arcadia brands will only be able to use gift cards for half of their order, the...

Covid: Jersey to enter 'hospitality circuit breaker'

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesPubs, bars and restaurants in Jersey are set to close from 00:01 GMT on Friday for up to a...

Engineering firm Bifab goes into administration

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesStruggling engineering firm Bifab has been put into administration after failing to secure any new contracts.It comes despite the...

Extra measures 'to ensure fair exams next summer' in England

shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesExtra measures to "boost fairness and support students" will be used for next summer's GCSE and A-level exams in...

Vaccination against COVID-19 in Spain’s Andalucia to begin in January

n');document.write('n nn');} THE Junta has announced that the vaccination programme against COVID-19 in Andalucia will begin in the New Year.The aim is...

The youngest participant at Junior Eurovision 2020, Solea from Spain, takes third place

n');document.write('n nn');} NINE-year-old Solea Fernandez Moreno from Sevilla, the youngest contender at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, has done her country proud...

New U.S. Citizenship Test Is Longer and More Difficult

AdvertisementContinue reading the main storySupported byContinue reading the main storyNew U.S. Citizenship Test Is Longer and More DifficultCritics say the new test is harder...

Spain’s Balearic Islands will track illegal parties over Christmas by drone

n');document.write('n nn');} THE Government of the Balearic Islands has announced the ways in which they will surveil illegal parties over the Christmas...

Two men robbed homeless man of everything he owned – he was left 'naked'

A homeless man was left "naked and humiliated" in the street after he was robbed by two men. The victim was made to walk...

Coronavirus vaccine – separating fact from fiction and busting 12 biggest myths

Vital Covid-19 vaccinations will kick off within days but it seems some people need a sharp dose of facts first. Scepticism about vaccines has...

Jersey to enter 'hospitality circuit breaker' as R rate spikes to between 1.6 and 2

A "hospitality circuit breaker" has been announced in Jersey as the R rate spikes to between 1.6 and 2. The measures will take force...

Mum blinded after being crushed in front of her kids in boat trip 'stunt' horror

A mum was left partially blinded after she was crushed in front of her children when the skippers of two powerboats bungled a stunt...

Military carry out Covid jab dry run for UK's biggest-ever vaccination programme

Military personnel have carried out a dry run for Britain's biggest-ever inoculation programme after drugmaker Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine was approved for use yesterday. The...

Royal milestone Prince Louis is yet to hit – and he could have to wait a while

Prince George and Princess Charlotte may only be seven and five, but they are already very familiar with their royal lives. They've been on...

Do not resuscitate orders might have been put in place without consent, watchdog says

Patients may have been under inappropriate "do not resuscitate orders" by doctors making blanket decisions during the first wave of the pandemic, the care...

UK government 'gambling with country's future' over Christmas, report warns

A review into the government's handling of the pandemic will accuse ministers of "gambling with the UK's future" by relaxing restrictions over Christmas. In...

More generous grades, crib sheets and fewer topics: New rules for exams in England

GCSE and A-level students in England will be given more generous grades and a chance to preview exam topics, as the education secretary promised...

Back to the agony and the ecstasy! Fans return to football stadiums

Fans are crowding Linda's burger van for the first time in more than nine months. Linda herself is busy flipping patties on the grill...

EU and Russia ‘too interconnected’ to be enemies, former Italian ambassador tells RT

For all the problems between Russia and the European Union, their economies are so interdependent and complementary that cutting ties would be cause for...

Aliens or just nature at play? Amazing light pillars give Russian city sci-fi movie-like feast of brightness (PHOTOS)

A rare phenomenon was observed by residents of the Siberian city of Tyumen, on the first night of winter, as light pillars colored the...

‘What is there to regret?’ Russian blogger who live-streamed dead girlfriend’s corpse is taken to psychiatric ward

A popular blogger has been detained in Moscow after his girlfriend died in an incident at his home. He broadcast footage of her remains...

NATO says 'intimidating' Russia BIGGEST threat to bloc till at least 2030 – plans to send warships to Black Sea

A bombshell report by NATO has accused Russia of threatening Western interests from the Atlantic Ocean to the Arctic, as the bloc's secretary general...

Tokyo reports 248 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 617

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government on Thursday reported 248 new cases of the coronavirus, up 106 from Wednesday. The number is the result of 6,554 tests...

Fly on Pence's head generates most buzz of VP debate

The vice presidential debate featured plexiglass barriers to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. They were no match for the night’s most talked-about intruder...

IMD reviews preparedness, says will release impact-based cyclone warnings this season

By: PTI | New Delhi | October 8, 2020 3:28:18 pm All disaster management agencies will make extensive use of cartographic,...

SANZAAR confirm earlier start for Rugby Championship

Hosts Rugby Australia (RU) and organizers SANZAAR have revealed a revised schedule for the 2020 Rugby Championship after bowing to pressure from New Zealand...

Tablighi Case: Freedom of speech most abused, says SC; pulls up Centre for ‘brazen ‘affidavit

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 8, 2020 2:53:08 pm The Tablighi Jamaat congregation held in March,...

‘Where do you get such good quality of drugs’: MP minister Narottam Mishra’s jibe at Rahul Gandhi

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | October 8, 2020 1:33:36 pm Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra Two days...

Vadodara minors return home after running away to enter bollywood

By: Express News Service | Vadodara | Updated: October 8, 2020 1:33:04 pm The charm of content-driven entertainment on Over...

89-year-old ex-top bureaucrat pleads not guilty over fatal Tokyo car crash

An 89-year-old former top bureaucrat pleaded not guilty Thursday over a 2019 car accident in which a woman and her young daughter were killed,...

Nikkei ends at 7 month-high on renewed hopes for U.S. stimulus

Tokyo stocks ended higher Thursday, with the Nikkei rising to its highest level since February on renewed hopes for fresh U.S. stimulus measures aimed...

Chhattisgarh Police exhume girl’s body months after her ‘gangrape’

By: PTI | Raipur | Updated: October 8, 2020 11:45:30 am As per the statement of her family members, on July...

COVID-19 and a rogue fly: Key moments from the US vice presidential debate

The only vice presidential debate of the US election campaign happened overnight, with Mike Pence and Kamala Harris facing off. And whether you missed...

VP debate: Polite and well-mannered, but evasive and forgettable

They call it the 'do no harm' debate and, well, it did no harm. After this vice presidential showdown, it would be a surprise...

'Greatest failure of any administration': Harris attacks Pence over COVID crisis

Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Kamala Harris clashed on the coronavirus crisis, the economy and race relations in their only vice presidential debate in...

Islamic State 'Beatles' in court over US hostages' deaths

Two ex-British alleged Islamic State (IS) suspects have appeared in a US court charged over the killing of four American hostages.Alexanda Kotey and El...

Trump hails catching COVID as 'blessing from God' as he vows to make 'cure' he had free for all

Donald Trump has promised that the treatment he received for coronavirus will be offered to Americans for free. In a new video posted on...

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Watch the shocking moment a woman was Tasered at ...

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Two free carry-on bags allowed as standard

Spain’s Costa Blanca mirrors national fall in new COVID-19 cases

n');document.write('n nn');} NEW COVID-19 infections in the Valencian Community are continuing to fall on a weekly basis.Latest figures released last night(December 2)...

‘Domestic work must be paid’: Progressive United Russia MP Pushkina proposes...

An MP from Russia’s governing party has proposed paying all those who perform "unpaid domestic work," insisting that homemakers should be financially compensated for...

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