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An influential pro-hard Brexit think-tank urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to tear up his divorce deal with the European Union on Saturday, saying it would still allow the bloc too much power in Britain. Johnson's government has sought this month to pass laws that could override parts of Britain's EU exit treaty that it signed in January, despite a warning from Brussels that doing so would wreck their future relationship. John Longworth, director-general of the group, said he hoped its report would act as a wake-up call for ministers as negotiators hold talks on the future relationship in the final months before the Brexit transition period ends on Dec. 31 and Britain fully leaves the bloc.
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Walkers have flocked to climb up Mount Snowdon, the UK's second highest peak, despite government warnings to stay away from crowded tourist spots amid the recent spike in coronavirus infections.The Welsh mountain, which is in Snowdonia, one of the country's top tourist destinations, is popular in part because it can be walked on foot without specialist climbing gear.
Labour has called on the Government to halt the return of students to universities until an “effective, efficient” testing system is in place amid a "critical situation" with dozens of outbreaks.Shadow education secretary Kate Green said autumn term, due to start tomorrow for many, should be delayed where it has not already begun.
After having been granted a 24-hour extension to keep their doors open, restaurant and bar owners in the southern city of Marseille were forced to shut shop from Sunday night for one week to limit the spread of Covid-19. Few are happy with the move.The shutdown order was initially planned for Saturday but got pushed back a day to allow revelers more time to get in their final orders of pastis and other alcoholic beverages.In the end, bars and restaurants in the southern metropolitan area between Marseille and Aix will shut on Sunday night and for a reduced period of one week instead of two.Despite the concessions, many in Marseille are still angry.The town's mayor Michèle Rubirola said she was "stunned" by the government's shutdown order, claiming she had not been consulted about the move and calling for it to be postponed for ten days.During a visit to Marseille on Friday, Health Minister Olivier Véran defended the government's shutdown order to slow the spread of Covid-19, saying there was no time to dither.No time to waitIf we wait for the situation to improve, "we run the risk of having to take more stringent measures than the ones announced", Véran said.The government this week classified the metropolitan area between Marseille and Aix, together with the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, as “maximum alert" zones, the last level before a state of sanitary emergency.But some in Marseille have accused the authorities of unfairly targeting the city. French comedian Jean-Marie Bigard told local media that "people were safer inside a restaurant than outside drinking beers on the banks of the river Seine," arguing that the government had gone "too far" in restricting civil liberties.High infectionsHundreds of restaurant and bar owners held protests on Friday against the closures of their establishments for Marseille and the surrounding region, warning the move could force them to close permanently.France's second largest city after Paris currently holds the record in metropolitan France for the highest coronavirus rate, exceeding 280 infections per 100,000 inhabitants.The restrictions for Marseille will be reviewed in a week's time and may still be challenged in court.Meanwhile in Paris, which has been classified as a "reinforced alert" zone, bars will have to shut at 22:00pm local time.
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A small black bear filmed roaming through the streets of Chattanooga, Tennessee, was euthanized on Saturday, September 24. Wildlife officials reportedly put down the bear due to concern for public safety.According to reports, the bear had been tagged as proof of previous human contact, and after being captured, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency made the decision to euthanize the animal.“It’s not an easy job for officers and not their outcome of choice. They are trained in a decision making process and to put public safety first,” officials told reporters.Beth Reed posted this video to Twitter and wrote: “Not something you see everyday…” The bear can be seen in the video running through a neighborhood street.Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke confirmed the bear was not an escapee from the Chattanooga Zoo. Credit: Beth Reed via Storyful