Ms Finn, who flew from Dublin, added: 'We had already cancelled the St Patrick's Day celebrations, and that in itself was huge for us. People were in shock. No-one could believe that was happening. That was an indicator of how serious the Irish government was.' … [Read more...] about Revealed: NHS test and trace tsar Dido Harding is on board of Cheltenham Festival that went ahead despite coronavirus threat as experts fear the event caused spike in Covid-19 deaths
Hard hitting questions
One worker manning the phones of the test and trace system today told MailOnline she had been paid to sit and do nothing, and warned there was 'nothing we can do' about infected Brits who refuse to hand over the names and telephone numbers of people they came into close contact with. … [Read more...] about Civil liberty campaigners hit out at ‘draconian intrusion of privacy’ after Matt Hancock’s threat to issue fines for people not obeying 14-day test and trace isolation orders
She said the firm has the ability to move water around its grid network to fulfil demand, but she also asked household to help conserve supplies. The firm has asked its three million households to voluntarily cut their water usage, urging people to turn the taps off when brushing their teeth. … [Read more...] about Britain braces for hottest day of year with temperatures set to hit 82F – so will people REALLY wait until Monday to meet up for barbecues?
In a hearing on Nov. 25, 2013, Smith argued that the probable cause against his client was thin. He noted that the BPD had not found any drugs on Gray, but saw him on a surveillance camera standing at a corner close to where another man was allegedly dealing. The only drugs the officers could produce were found in "a weedy area" nearby. And the only evidence that linked them to Gray's co-defendant, the alleged dealer, was the officer's testimony. … [Read more...] about The Short, Hard Life Of Freddie Gray
Klobuchar's second to last event as a candidate was also marred by protests about Burrell. Family members of Burrell and protesters affiliated with the Racial Justice Network, Minneapolis NAACP and other groups overran the stage at a Klobuchar event that was slated to take place in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, in early March, shortly before voters went to the polls in her home state. The protestors refused to leave the stage and Klobuchar's campaign canceled the event at the last minute. … [Read more...] about Klobuchar’s vice presidential hopes take hit amid unrest in Minnesota