Day: October 31, 2020

Biden campaign bus ‘ambushed by armed Trump supporters’

October 31, 2020

Dozens of trucks flying the Trump 2020 banner were filmed surrounding the Biden coach with one allegedly ramming a Democrat vehicle as they travelled down a highway. The convoy of “Trump Trucks”  have been reportedly harrassing the Democrats as vice-presidential candidate, senator Kamala Harris, completed a whistle-stop three-city tour of the Lone Star state in […]

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National lockdown ‘a true nightmare before Christmas’ for businesses

October 31, 2020

Jace Tyrrell, chief executive of New West End Company, said this year’s run up to Christmas is shaping up to deliver “some of the most difficult trading periods we’ve ever experienced”. Footfall in the alreaady belegaured West End, which employs one in 10 Londoners, is expected to drop further – with people being told to […]

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Lockdown for England confirmed by Boris Johnson as coronavirus cases surge

October 31, 2020

The Prime Minister  announced the new restrictions – which are set to last until December 2 – at a press conference from Downing Street on Saturday. He said the steps were necessary to avoid the “medical and moral disaster” of the NHS being overwhelmed. It comes amid warnings that hospitalisations and deaths could exceed those […]

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Lockdown again: Boris Johnson set to announce second shutdown for England as coronavirus cases surge past 1m

October 31, 2020

The measures, which will run through November until 2 December, will see the closure of pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops. The prime minister is due to move the whole of England into tougher COVID-19 measures. He is set to announce the move at a Downing Street press conference, which has been delayed until 6.30pm. It […]

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Lyon shooting: Greek Orthodox priest shot at French church as police hunt gunman

October 31, 2020

A Greek Orthodox priest is fighting for his life after he was shot at a church in the French city of Lyon. Police have launched a manhunt after the attacker fled the scene, detectives confirmed. The priest was shot twice at around 4pm local time on Saturday as he was closing the church for the […]

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‘Rare’ townhouse in the oldest surviving terrace in London goes on sale for £2.5million

October 31, 2020

A home in a terrace that has held strong through the plague, the Great Fire, and two world wars is now on sale for offers above £2.5million. Number 54 on Newington Green, Islington, is part of the oldest surviving terrace in London, having been built back in 1658 – possibly by Thomas Pidcock. It’s one […]

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Couples living apart could be allowed to have sex under new bubble rules

October 31, 2020

The Government is planning to change coronavirus restrictions to allow couples who do not live together to have sex. Currently couples who live apart under tier two and tier three restrictions can only visit each other’s homes if one lives alone, allowing them to form a social bubble. But officials have been ordered to widen […]

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Small business owners remain positive despite end of furlough scheme

October 31, 2020

Small businesses say they’ve really had to adapt to make it through the pandemic – but remain positive for the future. According to a survey of 200 leaders of small businesses in North London, around a quarter have already seen their revenues surpass pre-coronavirus levels. And 17% have actually seen their company grow as a […]

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