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Minister says 'no offers' have been made over senior Ofcom and BBC roles

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has said the Government wants a 'strong, big person who can hold the BBC to account,' amid rumoured appointments for Paul Dacre and Charles Moore. go to Article >

Finance minister says government will turn off financial taps, but not before pandemic ends

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OTTAWA – The Liberal government will turn off the spending taps eventually, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said Wednesday, but not until Canada is through the COVID-19 pandemic.... read more

Older Actors Fear Pandemic Has Made Hollywood’s Ageism Worse

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While the pandemic has hit all of Hollywood hard, older actors in Hollywood are facing a perfect storm of problems as the new financial and health stresses of COVID-19 blend with the ageism that has plagued the industry for decades. One... read more

Free School Meals: No U-Turn As Labour Threatens New Vote Amid Huge Backlash

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Labour has threatened to force another Commons vote on free school meals for the poorest children as the government refuses to back down despite public outcry.  It comes as another senior Tory, Bernard Jenkin, warns the government they have... read more

I'm A Celebrity 2020 Line-Up: Have These 8 Stars Just Been Confirmed For The New Series?

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With anticipation building for the new series of I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!, there’s been many names linked to a spot on the ITV reality show.  However, fans have been given their biggest hint yet as to who will be heading into the... read more

A 35-year-old NASA astronaut, M.D., and Navy SEAL reveals his secrets of success — and his greatest mistake

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Summary List Placement Jonny Kim recently graduated as a NASA astronaut and may one day rocket to the moon or even Mars. At age 35, Kim wields an awe-inspiring resume: He's a Navy SEAL who completed more than 100 combat missions, earned... read more

BBC Insists Staff Can Attend Pride Marches If They 'Don't Get Involved In Anything Controversial'

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The BBC has been forced to clarify that its staff can attend Pride events – but only if they “do not get involved in matters which could be deemed political or controversial”. It comes after the broadcaster launched new so-called impartiality... read more

Boris Johnson Faces Growing Tory Rebellion Over Free School Meals

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Boris Johnson is battling a growing rebellion among Tory backbenchers over his refusal to U-turn over free school meals for the poorest children this Christmas.  The government was under fresh pressure to back footballer Marcus Rashford’s... read more

Retired NHS Medics Who Returned To Covid Frontlines Issue Stark Warning About Second Wave

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Former NHS staff who came out of retirement to join the frontline to fight coronavirus have warned that hospitals could face an entirely different staffing crisis in the looming second wave.  At the height of the pandemic in Spring, medics... read more

We combed through records of 100 healthcare companies to see who their top executives are donating to in the 2020 election. They reveal a...

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Summary List Placement Healthcare executives have a clear favorite for the White House, and it's not the person who gave them a big tax cut three years ago. America's top healthcare bosses are pouring cash into Democratic candidate Joe Biden's... read more

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 25 Oct 2020

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Elderly were denied intensive care during Covid peak Over-80s were denied intensive care treatment at the peak of the Covid-19 crisis, according to The Sunday Times. The paper says new guidelines... read more