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Leaders of Russia, France, Germany discuss global crises

Leaders of Russia, France, Germany discuss global crises

World
The Kremlin says the leaders of Russia, France and Germany had a call to discuss coronavirus vaccines and a slew of international crises, including the situation in eastern Ukraine, Libya, Syria and the Iranian nuclear standoff among other issuesBy VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated PressMarch 30, 2021, 10:16 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleMOSCOW -- The leaders of Russia, France and Germany met by conference call Tuesday and discussed coronavirus vaccines, the Iranian nuclear standoff and the conflicts in eastern Ukraine, Libya and Syria.The Kremlin said President Vladimir Putin also responded to questions about jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny raised by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron in their “frank and bus...
UK to discuss EU proposals for vaccine passport aimed at reviving international travel

UK to discuss EU proposals for vaccine passport aimed at reviving international travel

World
The UK will discuss with the EU the bloc's proposals to create a vaccine passport that could allow people to travel more freely in time for the summer holidays.The EU-wide "digital green pass" would provide proof a person has been vaccinated, as well as test results for those not yet inoculated and information on recovery for people who have had COVID-19. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the proposals for the pass, which will "respect data protection, security and privacy", will be set out this month. Live COVID updates from the UK and around the world We'll present this month a legislative proposal for a Digital Green Pass. The aim is to provide:•Proof that a person has been vaccinated •Results of tests for those who couldn’t get a vacci...
Biden, Yellen discuss COVID-19 relief with national business leaders

Biden, Yellen discuss COVID-19 relief with national business leaders

Business
Feb. 9 (UPI) -- President Joe Biden and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen met Tuesday with some of the country's leading chief executives to talk about his coronavirus stimulus plan currently being considered by Congress. Tom Donohue of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce along with Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase, Doug McMillon of Walmart; Sonia Syngal of Gap, and Marvin Ellison of Lowe's, all attended the meeting where Biden stressed the importance of his relief proposal. Advertisement "The American people are hurting, a lot of people are in real, real trouble," Biden said. During the meeting, Syngal said that she has firsthand experience witnessing who is hurt most by the pandemic as retail workers are 60% to 70% women and 60% to 70% minority, while McMillon of Walmart highlighted the importance ...
Brian Cox and Adele’s producer Paul Epworth discuss music and the cosmos

Brian Cox and Adele’s producer Paul Epworth discuss music and the cosmos

Entertainment
Media playback is unsupported on your device Paul Epworth is behind some of the biggest pop records of the last 20 years, from Adele's Rolling in the Deep to Florence and the Machine's Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up). Along the way he's worked with Rihanna, Stormzy, Sir Paul McCartney, Coldplay and U2 - and he won an Oscar for co-writing the Bond theme Skyfall.But now, after years behind the scenes, the producer is releasing his first solo album. Voyager, a journey into deep space, fuses influences from classic sci-fi movies with his love of musical explorers like David Bowie, George Clinton, Wendy Carlos and Jean-Michel Jarre."It's a sort of '70s space concept album, which is a bit of a cliché as a producer - to make something that ostentatious an...
Premier League clubs meeting to discuss ‘Project Restart’ as government offer no timescale over when live sport can resume

Premier League clubs meeting to discuss ‘Project Restart’ as government offer no timescale over when live sport can resume

Sports
Premier League clubs will meet again on Monday to discuss plans to restart the 2019/20 season – but there appears little prospect of football resuming any time soon. The determination remains to complete the campaign but Prime Minister Boris Johnson looked to have put the brakes on a swift return for professional sport on Sunday after revealing the coronavirus transmission rate is still too high to significantly ease the lockdown. getty No football has been played in England since early March due to the coronavirus pandemic Johnson indicated that – while the general population will be allowed to exercise outdoors more than once a day and play sports from Wednesday – they must do so only with those in their own households. “We want to encourage more a...