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Coronavirus: ‘No socialising’ rules in parts of North West

Coronavirus: ‘No socialising’ rules in parts of North West

Health
Residents in Oldham and parts of Blackburn and Pendle can no longer socialise with other households under new measures introduced to stem the spread of coronavirus. The new rules came into place at midnight after a rise in cases. Workplaces, childcare facilities and businesses, including pubs and restaurants, will remain open.Oldham Council said it had more enforcement capacity to take action against people breaking the rules.Leader Sean Fielding said the council had closed at least one pub since Friday. Since July, the government has been introducing extra restrictions in parts of northern England after a spike in coronavirus cases.The extra measures announced on Frid...
England v West Indies: Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes inspire England to victory

England v West Indies: Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes inspire England to victory

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Third Test, Emirates Old Trafford (day five of five)England 369 & 226-2dec: Burns 90, Root 68*, Sibley 56West Indies 197 & 129: Hope 31, Woakes 5-50England won by 269 runs, win series 2-1ScorecardStuart Broad's 500th Test wicket sent England on the way to completing a series victory over West Indies on the final day of the third Test at Emirates Old Trafford. Broad had Kraigg Brathwaite lbw to become only the fourth pace bowler and second England player after James Anderson to reach the landmark, and would later take the final wicket...
Kim Kardashian West addresses husband Kanye West’s mental health

Kim Kardashian West addresses husband Kanye West’s mental health

Entertainment
Kim Kardashian West has publicly addressed her husband Kanye's mental health issues following a series of erratic statements in recent days.She wrote on Instagram: "As many of you know, Kanye has bipolar disorder."Anyone who has this or has a loved one in their life who does, knows how incredibly complicated and painful it is to understand."He is a "brilliant but complicated person" whose "words sometimes do not align with his intentions", she said.The rapper is one of America's biggest music stars, and is currently attempting to run for US president. But his first campaign rally and a number of recent Twitter messages have sparked confusion and concern.Kim and Kanye married in 2014 and have four children together.In her message ...
Shorter business hours suggested for bank branches in West Bengal

Shorter business hours suggested for bank branches in West Bengal

Finance
KOLKATA: West Bengal government has told the state level bankers committee (SLBC) to curtail business hours of bank branches and restrict number of employees on duty as a measure to check the spread of coronavirus, responding to the cry of bank employees who raised alarm on the spurt of Covid positive cases among their fraternity. The government has also announced that all Saturdays will be public holidays for bank branches in the state till the second week of August. In general, bank branches remain closed on the second and fourth Saturdays across the country. These steps have been taken "attaching paramount importance to prevent spread of the virus among the bank employees while on duty," the government said in a notice. The government suggested that bank branches should remain open from...
US election 2020: Kanye West launches unconventional bid for presidency

US election 2020: Kanye West launches unconventional bid for presidency

Entertainment
Kanye West has officially launched his campaign for the 2020 US presidential election, with an unorthodox rally in Charleston, South Carolina. West, 43, is running as a candidate for his self-styled "Birthday Party".At the event, the rapper seemed to make policy decisions off-the-cuff and made several rants, including on abortion and on abolitionist Harriet Tubman.Fans have questioned whether his last-minute bid for the White House is actually a promotional stunt.The Charleston rally did little to clarify whether his run is genuine. But a now-deleted tweet sent from West's account on Saturday, appearing to show the song list for a new album, added to the speculation.The event, held at a wedding and conference hall in the city, wa...