Minister sees strengths in BBC critics eyed for top UK media jobs
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s culture minister said on Sunday that two prominent critics of the BBC who have reportedly been offered important roles in the British media had “strengths”.
Democrats, with election in view, focus on healthcare in Supreme Court fight
UK says test result issue on England’s COVID-19 app resolved
September 27, 2020LONDON (Reuters) – An issue with England’s COVID-19 smartphone app, launched to curb the spread of the virus, which meant it could not accept around a third of test results has been resolved, the government said on Sunday.
Unifor local leadership approves tentative deal with Ford in Canada
Local union leadership in Canada across all Ford Motor Co locals in both trades and production approved the tentative deal reached between Unifor and the company, the union said http://newsfile.refinitiv.com/getnewsfile/v1/story?guid=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20200927...
Belarusian Law Enforcement Fire Tear Gas to Disperse Protesters in Gomel City, Police Say
MINSK (Sputnik) - Law enforcement officers in the southeastern Belarusian city of Gomel used tear gas against protesters on Sunday, the local police department said.
Bottas wins in Russia as Hamilton misses F1 win record
Valtteri Bottas won the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday after his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton’s race was ruined by penalties
Wall Street Weekahead: Trump-Biden debate could spark stock volatility
By Noel Randewich - Some U.S. stocks could face more volatility next week as President Donald Trump and rival Joe Biden face off in their first debate ahead of a November election that betting services currently view as almost a coin flip. A strong performance in Tuesday's debate by Biden, who currently has a modest lead in betting odds and polls, might boost stocks related to global
China’s Xi says ‘happiness’ in Xinjiang on the rise, will keep teaching ‘correct’ outlook
Chinese President Xi Jinping said levels of happiness among all ethnic groups in the western region of Xinjiang are rising and that China plans to keep teaching its residents a “correct” outlook on China, Xinhua news agency reported late on Saturday.
President Kovind gives his assent for three farm bills passed by Parliament
This, even as farmers and opposition parties are protesting against the bills
Dutch corona cases reach daily record of 2,995 - health authorities
The number of new coronavirus infections in the Netherlands hit a daily record of 2,995 on Sunday, data released by health authorities showed.