PM Justin Trudeau declares snap election in Canada on September 20th

PM Justin Trudeau declares snap election in Canada on September 20th

Trudeau announced the election would be held on September 20 after visiting the governor-general, who holds a mostly ceremonial position representing Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II as head of state. Trudeau is seeking to win a majority of seats in Parliament. His Liberal Party fell just short of that two years ago and must rely on the opposition to pass legislation. The election comes as Canada is experiencing a new wave of Covid-19 cases, apparently driven by the delta variant of the coronavirus. Trudeau isn’t as popular as he once was,…

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WINNERS DECLARED ON UK REALITY SHOW ‘LOVE ISLAND’

WINNERS DECLARED ON UK REALITY SHOW ‘LOVE ISLAND’

The winners of the seventh season of ITV2’s reality show “Love Island” were revealed Monday night. Liam Reardon and Millie Court will take home (and split) the grand prize of £50,000. The winners of the seventh season of ITV2’s hit reality show “Love Island” were declared on Monday night: Liam Reardon and Millie Court will take home (and split) the grand prize of £50,000. (Sorry for the spoilers, US viewers.) The voting public picked Millie and Liam over other “Love Island” couples: Chloe Burrows and Toby Aromolaran (second place), Faye Winter and Teddy Soares…

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TALIBAN WILL BE JUDGED BY DEEDS, NOT WORDS, SAYS BORIS JOHNSON AHEAD OF G7 MEET

TALIBAN WILL BE JUDGED BY DEEDS, NOT WORDS, SAYS BORIS JOHNSON AHEAD OF G7 MEET

The Taliban will be judged by its deeds rather than words, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday ahead of chairing an emergency G7 virtual meet to coordinate the international response to the Afghan crisis. Downing Street said that during the meeting on Tuesday, the UK PM will call on the Group of Seven leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States to continue to stand by the Afghan people and step up support for refugees and humanitarian aid. He is expected to urge international partners to…

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UK MANUFACTURERS TO GET BIG CONCESSION ON POST-BREXIT QUALITY MARK

UK MANUFACTURERS TO GET BIG CONCESSION ON POST-BREXIT QUALITY MARK

The UK government is to grant a major concession to British business by prolonging the deadline for companies to adopt a new “UKCA” safety and quality mark for their goods after Brexit. The one-year extension for UK products to continue using the EU’s “CE” safety mark came after businesses warned that they would not be ready for the planned post-Brexit shift away from EU certification at the end of 2021. The government climbdown will give vital breathing space for UK manufacturers, which had warned over risks to the British supply…

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COVID: UK RECORDS HIGHEST DAILY DEATH TOLL SINCE MARCH – CORNWALL TOURISTS URGED TO ‘STAY AWAY’ AS CASES RISE

COVID: UK RECORDS HIGHEST DAILY DEATH TOLL SINCE MARCH – CORNWALL TOURISTS URGED TO ‘STAY AWAY’ AS CASES RISE

ritain has reported another 174 coronavirus-related deaths, the highest number of fatalities recorded in one day since 175 were recorded on March 12, according to official figures. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 131,854. These figures only include the deaths of people who died within 28 days of their first positive test. Another 30,838 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 6,555,200, Xinhua reported. Meanwhile, data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS)…

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