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UK weather forecast – SNOW, ‘danger to life’ 80mph storm AND -5C freeze to hit parts of Britain

UK weather forecast – SNOW, ‘danger to life’ 80mph storm AND -5C freeze to...

WEATHER forecasters have warned that snow and winds of up to 80mph will batter Britain tonight and tomorrow with warnings of a possible risk to life. Temperatures are set to plummet to -5C with up to 3cm snow set to fall on parts of Northern England and Scotland as more bad weather hits the UK.…

Today’s Headlines and Commentary – Lawfare

The Senate voted Friday to not allow new witnesses in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, and will vote Wednesday on whether to acquit the President, reports The Washington Post. Closing arguments begin today at 11:00 a.m, and senators will...
Iowa Democratic caucus helps prove to world US democracy still works – Business Insider

Iowa Democratic caucus helps prove to world US democracy still works – Business Insider

People abroad may be confused by the odd rules and traditions of the Iowa caucuses.But the first votes of the 2020 presidential election are also a reaffirmation of American democracy.Brett Bruen was the director of global engagement in the Obama White House and a career American diplomat. He runs the crisis-communications agency Global Situation Room.This…
Trump is caught on camera waving his hands during the national anthem – Business Insider

Trump is caught on camera waving his hands during the national anthem – Business...

Since his election, President Donald Trump has fanned the flames of a culture war over former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick's practice of kneeling during the national anthem as a form of protest. On Sunday, the president was caught on camera pretending to conduct an orchestra as the anthem was being sung at the Super Bowl.The video…
Inside the life of Bill Gates’ daughter and equestrian Jennifer Gates – Business Insider

Inside the life of Bill Gates’ daughter and equestrian Jennifer Gates – Business Insider

An accomplished equestrian, Jennifer Gates will reportedly receive a "minuscule portion" of her father's wealth. Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images Jennifer Gates is the eldest child of philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates.She's an accomplished equestrian, just like Steve Jobs' daughter Eve. Gates graduated from Stanford University in 2018 with a degree in human biology and…
UK and EU set out contrasting goals for post-Brexit trade deal

UK and EU set out contrasting goals for post-Brexit trade deal

The gulf between the UK and EU’s goals in trade talks has been laid bare as Boris Johnson threatened to walk away with no deal at the end of the year rather than sign up to EU rules on competition and state aid. Speaking in Greenwich, the prime minister made clear that his preference was…
China admits ‘shortcomings’ in virus response

China admits ‘shortcomings’ in virus response

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC's online health editor on what we know about the virusChina's top leadership has admitted "shortcomings and deficiencies" in the country's response to the deadly coronavirus outbreak.The Politburo Standing Committee said the national emergency management system had to improve.A crackdown on wildlife markets, where the virus…