NHS missing 10,000 nurses since Brexit as Europeans avoid moving to the UK

The NHS is now recruiting fewer than half the number of EU nurses because of Brexit . Data shows Europeans wishing to practise here plunged dramatically from nearly 6,000 a year to 2,779 following the EU referendum in 2016. And that trend continued with 2,313 coming here in 2017-18 and only 15 more the following year. Shocked shadow health minister […]

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Trump Won’t Be Getting a Coronavirus Test, His Doctor Says

But hours later, just before midnight, the White House physician released a statement saying Mr. Trump would not be tested — nor would he self-quarantine — even as it became apparent that he had interacted with not one but with at least two infected members of the Brazilian delegation that visited his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida last weekend. Mr. Trump’s […]

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Biden Builds a Lead as Sanders Presses On: This Week in the 2020 Race

In his speech, Mr. Biden used the language and tone of crisis in proposing a detailed coronavirus plan and setting goals for testing, hospital capacity and a vaccine. Mr. Sanders warned that the American death toll could exceed the number of American soldiers killed during World War II. Both sharply criticized Mr. Trump. “This virus laid bare the severe shortcomings […]

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Anger, confusion in Europe as Trump issues coronavirus travel ban

EU ‘disapproves’ of travel ban as observers question efficacy of order which excludes some infection-hit countries. Travel to the US from most of Europe will be suspended for 30 days beginning on Friday, President Donald Trump announced, citing a need to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Trump’s move on Wednesday came amid rising global panic after the World Health Organization (WHO) warned […]

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Trump says he's attending meetings on COVID-19 at White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said that he is attending White House meetings on Saturday on the COVID-19 outbreak caused by the coronavirus and would issue a “full report later.” Trump issued his statement on Twitter and in a second tweet called for “SOCIAL DISTANCING.” Source: Read Full Article

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U.S. court to rehear House bid for testimony from ex-White House counsel McGahn

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday said it would reconsider a recent decision dismissing a Democratic-led congressional panel’s lawsuit seeking to enforce a subpoena for testimony from former White House Counsel Donald McGahn. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said it would hear arguments in the case on April 28. In a […]

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Local elections in May postponed for a year over coronavirus

Mayoral and local elections in England are to be postponed for a year in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Sources say it is because the elections would fall at the peak of the outbreak – potentially exposing people to the virus at the most dangerous point. It means that local elections across the country are off for twelve months. […]

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