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#Huawei adds temperature-taking sensor to newest smartphone

#Huawei adds temperature-taking sensor to newest smartphone

| June 5, 2020

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#Oceana deplores lack of agreement on #Fisheries between UK and EU

#Oceana deplores lack of agreement on #Fisheries between UK and EU

| June 5, 2020

The fourth and supposedly final round of fisheries negotiations between the EU and UK has ended today, without agreement. Oceana regrets the unwillingness of both parties to agree a set of rules for managing fishing fleets and conserving fish populations. Without co-operation, the marine ecosystem shared by both entities will bear the brunt of a […]

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#OLAF plays major role in seizure of over a thousand tonnes of dangerous #CounterfeitPesticides

#OLAF plays major role in seizure of over a thousand tonnes of dangerous #CounterfeitPesticides

| June 5, 2020

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) shared operational intelligence with the customs authorities of the member states, of China, Ukraine, Russia and Colombia. This happened in the context of Operation Silver Axe V, which has led to the seizure of 1,346 tons of illicit and counterfeit pesticides. These products pose a major risk to public health […]

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Ireland’s tax take stable despite #Coronavirus lockdown, future unclear

Ireland’s tax take stable despite #Coronavirus lockdown, future unclear

| June 5, 2020

Ireland’s tax take has been broadly stable so far this year as bumper corporate tax returns and greater than expected resilience in income tax and VAT receipts staved off a forecast collapse because of the coronavirus pandemic, write Conor Humphries and Padraic Halpin. Ireland had expected its tax take for the year to be almost […]

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PM Johnson promises #COVID-19 test results within 24 hours by end of month

PM Johnson promises #COVID-19 test results within 24 hours by end of month

| June 5, 2020

The results of almost all tests for the coronavirus should be available within 24 hours by the end of this month, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday (3 June), write Kylie MacLellan and Elizabeth Piper. Scientists have said the government’s test and trace system, which Johnson said had already led to thousands of […]

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Prince Charles says #Coronavirus reset is a new chance for sustainability

Prince Charles says #Coronavirus reset is a new chance for sustainability

| June 5, 2020

Britain’s Prince Charles has said that the recovery from the coronavirus crisis represented a “reset moment” for the world and was an opportunity to prioritize sustainability issues, as he made the opening remarks at a virtual World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting, writes Sarah Young. The 71-year-old prince, who himself has recovered after suffering mild symptoms […]

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Details of Britain’s impending #Coronavirus quarantine scheme

Details of Britain’s impending #Coronavirus quarantine scheme

| June 5, 2020

The British government plans to introduce a 14-day quarantine period for almost everyone entering the country from 8 June, writes Kylie MacLellan. Below are details of the scheme: WHO DOES IT APPLY TO? Everyone arriving in the UK will be required to self-isolate for 14 days except those on a list of “limited exemptions”, which […]

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