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Estonia’s PM resigns over corruption scandal in his party

Estonia’s PM resigns over corruption scandal in his party

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Estonia’s prime minister has resigned over a corruption scandal in his Center Party that led to key party officials resigning overnightByThe Associated PressJanuary 13, 2021, 10:07 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleHELSINKI -- Estonia’s prime minister has resigned over a corruption scandal in his Center Party that led to key party officials resigning overnight, and talks began Wednesday among political parties about forming a new ruling coalition.The move automatically prompts the resignation of Estonia's three-party coalition government but does not automatically mean a new election.Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas said early Wednesday on his Facebook page that he would step down as “the suspicion expressed by the Public Prosecutor’s Office .... does not m
South Africa v England: Tour party return two ‘unconfirmed positive’ Covid tests

South Africa v England: Tour party return two ‘unconfirmed positive’ Covid tests

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Two unnamed members of the England tour party in South Africa have returned "unconfirmed positive tests" for coronavirus.The tourists were tested on Saturday after two members of staff from the hotel where they are staying tested positive.Sunday's rearranged opening one-day international in Paarl was called off 30 minutes before the 08:00 GMT start.England players and staff are self-isolating in their hotel rooms.The opening game of the three-match series on Friday was postponed after a South Africa player tested positive for coronavirus.The South Africa squad were tested again on Friday evening and all returned negative results.A decision on the final two matches of the series - due to take place in Cape Town on Monday and Wednesday - will be made once the England test results have been r...
Rita Ora ‘sorry’ for breaking lockdown rules to attend birthday party

Rita Ora ‘sorry’ for breaking lockdown rules to attend birthday party

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Christie cries and Scotland party as England await at Euro 2020, Grealish ‘good enough for Barcelona’, Solskjaer backed by Woodward – football news and transfer gossip live

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]All the latest sports news, gossip and expert opinion on all the big talking points, plus reaction to Scotland’s dramatic Euro 2020 play-off victory. HEADLINES Jack Grealish ‘good enough for Barcelona’ as even Roy Keane praises Aston Villa captain after starring for England again Ed Woodward says Manchester United ‘remain absolutely committed’ to Ole Gunnar […] talkSPORT
North Korea celebrates party anniversary amid economic woes

North Korea celebrates party anniversary amid economic woes

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North Korea has held a massive military parade and public rally to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the country’s ruling partyBy KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated PressOctober 10, 2020, 10:06 AM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleSEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea has held a massive military parade and public rally to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the country’s ruling party.Outside observers had expected North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to take center stage in the festivities Saturday while also possibly unveiling the latest weapons in his growing nuclear arsenal that threatens U.S. allies and the American mainland.South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff had said there were signs that the North had mobilized “large crowds and equipment” for a military parade at Pyongyang