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Jaguar Land Rover running out of parts amid coronavirus crisis

Jaguar Land Rover running out of parts amid coronavirus crisis

Business
The boss of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has warned UK production risks being damaged from next month because of supply chain difficulties in coronavirus-hit China.Sir Ralf Speth said the company had enough parts to complete the manufacturing processes at its UK sites this week and next but warned of shortfalls from March should delays to deliveries persist. He added: "We have flown parts in suitcases from China to the UK."China's efforts to combat COVID-19 - the medical name for the coronavirus strain - have resulted in factory shutdowns and movement restrictions in the world's second-largest economy.That has hit exports of goods to customers globally with Apple among a growing number of companies to acknowledge damage this week. ...
Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson linked with shock transfer to Paris Saint-Germain amid Chelsea and Tottenham interest

Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson linked with shock transfer to Paris Saint-Germain amid Chelsea and Tottenham interest

Sports
Paris Saint-Germain are plotting a shock summer swoop for Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson, reports claim. The 22-year-old has been in sensational form during a second loan spell with Sheffield United this season, helping Chris Wilder’s side rise as high as fifth in the Premier League table. Getty Images - Getty Dean Henderson is a rising Premier League star Ray Parlour says it’s time for Manchester United to sell Paul Pogba Along with Liverpool’s Alisson and Burnley’s Nick Pope, Henderson, who starred in the Blades’ promotion from the Championship last term, has kept the most clean sheets (9) in the top-flight so far this term. The Daily Mail claim French giants PSG are planning to approach United over the availability
Ian Paterson: Surgeon wounded hundreds amid ‘culture of denial’

Ian Paterson: Surgeon wounded hundreds amid ‘culture of denial’

Health
A culture of "avoidance and denial" allowed a breast surgeon to perform botched and unnecessary operations on hundreds of women, a report has found. An independent inquiry into Ian Paterson's malpractice has recommended the recall of his 11,000 patients for their surgery to be assessed.Paterson is serving a 20-year jail term for 17 counts of wounding with intent.One of Paterson's colleagues has been referred to police and five more to health watchdogs by the inquiry. Debbie Douglas, who underwent "needless" surgery while in Paterson's care, said all of the report's 15 recommendations must be implemented.The disgraced breast surgeon worked with cancer patients at NHS and private hospitals in the West Midlands over 14 years. 'The m...
UK unveils plans for climate conference amid criticism

UK unveils plans for climate conference amid criticism

World
The British government says it plans to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2035 in a bid to speed up its efforts to tackle climate changeBy JILL LAWLESS Associated PressFebruary 4, 2020, 10:15 AM3 min readLONDON -- Britain says it plans to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2035 in a bid to speed up its efforts to tackle climate change. But the U.K. government's commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions has been questioned by the woman who was appointed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to head a United Nations' global climate summit — and then was fired last week. The U.K. said Tuesday that it would bring in a ban on fossil-fuel cars and vans even earlier than 2035 “if a faster transition is feasible.” The ban will also include hybrid vehicles. The announcement
Quarantines await Europeans flown home amid virus outbreak

Quarantines await Europeans flown home amid virus outbreak

World
European governments are ramping up flights to bring their citizens back from China amid the outbreak of a new virus that has sickened thousands of peopleByThe Associated PressFebruary 1, 2020, 9:38 PM4 min readFRANKFURT, Germany -- European governments ramped up flights Saturday to bring their citizens back from China amid the outbreak of a new virus that has sickened thousands of people. A German air force plane arrived in Frankfurt carrying 128 passengers who were expected to spend two weeks quarantined at a military base. Russia sent military aircraft to evacuate citizens from Wuhan and other areas of China most affected by the virus. The German plane's arrival was delayed after it was refused permission to stop in Moscow to refuel and change crews. Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-K...