Michael Gove is holding talks with Israeli ministers about introducing a UK version of the country's Covid passport scheme. The Cabinet Office minister arrived in Israel last night accompanied by deputy chief medical officer Jonathan Van Tam for three days of talks ... Israel has hailed its scheme as a 'world class experiment' ... RELATED ARTICLES ... .
MINNEAPOLIS — Former MinneapolisOfficer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man’s neck in a case that touched off worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing in the U.S. Chauvin, 45, could be sent to prison for decades.
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"Chad is not a monarchy ... With confidence, but above all with courage and determination." ... The military said Tuesday he now will head an 18-month transitional council following his father's death ... "What's central to us now is that a process of democratic transition can be implemented and the stability of Chad preserved," she said.
Idriss Deby has ruled Chad for over 30 years ... Advertisement ... ‘The candidate would have liked to have been here to celebrate … but right now, he is alongside our valiant defence and security forces to fight the terrorists threatening our territory,’ Zen Bada told reporters ... .
Police have blamed the New IRA for planting a bomb at a police officer’s car beside where her three-year-old daughter sits ... PA ... Is this the sort of group they want to support? A group that has shown complete disregard for young people and now we have another callous attack where a mother and a toddler were the potential victims.” ... It is wrong ... .
India remained at the 142nd position among 180 countries in the World PressFreedom index published on Tuesday, with the report saying that the country was among nations where reporting on the Covid-19 pandemic was blocked or seriously impeded. PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2021 12.13 AM IST...China was ranked 177, and the US 44 ... ....
Ilhan Omar, a Democrat, said in Brooklyn Center, a suburb just outside Minneapolis. The congresswoman said the Chauvin case looks open-and-shut ... I wouldn’t say that unless the jury was sequestered now.” ... The defence contended that the now-fired white officer acted reasonably and that a heart condition and illegal drug use led to Floyd's death ... ___ ... ___.
However, each of these conditions is rare, and monogenic – that is, caused by a single defective gene ...Credit ... While the results of this particular study did not quite achieve statistical significance – a measure of how robust the findings are – the researchers say they are promising and a larger study is now planned to confirm the effect ... Source ... ....
Now, it appears as if Chelsea are ready to pull the plug on the deal, with BBC journalist Dan Roan reporting on Twitter that they have prepared documents to pull out of the European Super League... As quoted by the Evening Standard, the German said ... For now, Tuchel will be focused on ending the season strongly in order to secure a top four spot.
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