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Covid regstreekse nuus: Delta ‘crippling’ Alaska’s health system; South Korea urges testing amid holiday surge fears

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Alaska imposes crisis care standards on all hospitals; South Korean authorities urge people returning from holiday week to get tested

UK ministers near deal on CO2 production to ease food supply fears

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Ministers are very close to reaching a deal to restart carbon dioxide (CO2) production at factories on Teesside and in Cheshire, in an effort to ease fears of food shortages. The business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, ha...

Fears of US government shutdown as debt ceiling game of chicken begins

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Top Democrats are expected to dare Republicans to block a stopgap funding measure, which would trigger the double-barreled fiscal crisis of the US defaulting on its mammoth debt and a shutdown of the federal governmen...

Fears London and Paris would die due to Covid are unfounded, finds survey

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Reports of a “death of the city” due to the Covid crisis have been greatly exaggerated, according to a survey of Parisians and Londoners that found little change in people’s satisfaction with urban life or plans to mo...

World Cup roundup: Van Dijk allays injury fears after Netherlands’ 6-1 win

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Virgil van Dijk gave Liverpool an injury scare after having to leave the field during the Netherlands’ 6-1 World Cup qualifier victory over Turkey. The centre-half, who missed most of last season with an anterior cruc...

Lorry driver shortage: strike threat at two firms increases supply chain fears

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The threat of strike action by lorry drivers at two firms supplying the construction industry and convenience stores has raised the prospect of further disruption this autumn amid Britain’s worst supply chain meltdown...

Fears grow for Afghan refugees stuck in ‘Kafkaesque’ Poland-Belarus standoff

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Fears are growing for a group of Afghan refugees who fled their country last month and made their way to Europe, only to find themselves marooned on the border between Poland and Belarus in a “Kafkaesque” political st...

Fears furlough ‘cliff edge’ at Liberty Steel could puts jobs at risk

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Ministers and unions fear that Liberty Steel faces a “cliff edge”, risking thousands of jobs when the UK’s furlough scheme ends next month, unless owner Sanjeev Gupta can secure a new source of financing after months...

Yodel drivers begin strike vote, raising fears for UK supply chains

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Yodel’s delivery drivers are voting whether to go on strike in a move that could worsen the UK’s supply chain crisis. The GMB union said it had opened a ballot on industrial action for more than 250 of its members on ...

European leaders are exploiting fears of an Afghan refugee crisis

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As the fallout from Afghanistan continues, EU leaders are working themselves into a frenzy over the risk of a replay of the 2015 Syrian refugee crisis. At a news conference in Berlin on Monday, Armin Laschet, Angela M...

Jamaica calls for deportation flight from UK to be halted over Covid fears

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The Jamaican government has called on the Home Office to halt a controversial deportation flight to the island nation scheduled to leave on Wednesday due to concerns over “importing” the Delta variant of Covid, the Gu...

‘Students have worked very hard’: headteacher rejects grade inflation fears

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Students getting their A-level and GCSE results this week should ignore complaints about grade inflation and instead be proud of their hard work, according to a headteacher who has overseen a remarkable turnaround at ...

Fears as more children falling ill in latest US Covid surge and school approaches

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Amid increased fears that children are now both victims and vectors of the latest Covid-19 variant surge, National Institutes of Health director Francis Collins signaled on Sunday that increasing numbers of children a...

Rugby League World Cup postponed to 2022 over Covid fears

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Die 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England has officially been postponed to 2022. The news had been anticipated since Australia and New Zealand pulled out of the tournament a fortnight ago, citing safety fears amid th...

Kick-off in women’s Olympic football final set to be delayed amid heat fears

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The women’s Olympic football final is set to be moved to later in the day and possibly switched to a different venue due to heat concerns, die Guardian verstaan. The match between Sweden and Canada was scheduled t...

China’s Tencent tightens controls for children amid games addiction fears

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China’s Tencent has cracked down on how long children can play its flagship video game, hours after an article in state media described online gaming as “spiritual opium” and compared it to “electronic drugs”, sending...

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