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Coronavirus: UK must prepare for second virus wave – health leaders

Coronavirus: UK must prepare for second virus wave – health leaders

Health
Health leaders are calling for an urgent review to determine whether the UK is properly prepared for the "real risk" of a second wave of coronavirus.In an open letter published in the British Medical Journal, ministers were warned that urgent action would be needed to prevent further loss of life.The presidents of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons, Nursing, Physicians, and GPs all signed the letter.It comes after Boris Johnson announced sweeping changes to England's lockdown. The Department of Health said it would continue to be guided by the latest scientific advice and would give the NHS "whatever it needs".On Tuesday, the prime minister said pubs, restaurants, cinemas and hairdressers will be able to reopen from 4 July.The 2m soc...
BoE governor tells banks to prepare for no-deal Brexit

BoE governor tells banks to prepare for no-deal Brexit

Business
The governor of the Bank of England (BoE) has told Britain's biggest lenders to intensify preparations for a "no trade deal" Brexit amid growing signs of deadlock between London and Brussels.Sky News has learnt that Andrew Bailey said during a call with bank chief executives on Tuesday that they should accelerate planning for the UK ending the transition period at the end of the year without an agreement. The instruction came as Britain's major high street banks grapple with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their balance sheets, with tens of billions of pounds of soured loans expected to materialise as a result of the crisis. ...
WHO says prepare for local outbreaks; China slams US control

WHO says prepare for local outbreaks; China slams US control

Health
BEIJING -- China’s death toll from a new virus rose to 259 on Saturday and a World Health Organization official said other governments need to prepare for“domestic outbreak control” if the disease spreads in their countries. Beijing criticized Washington’s order barring entry to most foreigners who visited China in the past two weeks. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced similar measures on Saturday, following Japan and Singapore. Meanwhile, South Korea and India flew hundreds of their citizens out of Wuhan, the city at the center of an area where some 50 million people are prevented from leaving in a sweeping anti-virus effort. The evacuees went into a two-week quarantine. Indonesia also sent a plane. The number of confirmed cases in China rose to 11,791, surpassing the

Transfer news and gossip LIVE: Everton prepare bid for ex-Liverpool ace, Reds battle Chelsea for £60m Werner, Arsenal in talks over £26m signing

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]The transfer window is now open and we will keep you across all the big news, rumours and gossip throughout January. Tune into talkSPORT for the very latest news and expert reaction from former managers, players and top pundits and follow our live rolling blog below… Top stories on talkSPORT.com Man United ‘too cautious and […] talkSPORT
Hurricane Dorian churns northward. How homeowners can prepare for insurance claims

Hurricane Dorian churns northward. How homeowners can prepare for insurance claims

Finance
For homeowners in Hurricane Dorian's anticipated path, insurance claim preparation may be worth adding to your to-do list.The storm, which pummeled the Bahamas for 48 hours and left widespread devastation across the island nation, is churning northward and parallel to southeastern U.S. coastline with sustained winds of 105 mph as of Wednesday.While Dorian is now a Category 2 hurricane — down from a Category 5 — and actual landfall is uncertain, hurricane force winds extend 60 miles outward from the eye of the storm. Damaging winds, heavy rain and storm surges causing inland flooding are expected to wreak havoc along the Southeast from parts of Florida up into Virginia.As worries continue about the impact of Hurricane Dorian, workers help a friend board up his apartment building on August 3