Covid sniffer dog shows '99% accuracy' in training
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Covid sniffer dog shows '99% accuracy' in training
In a letter to a parliamentary committee that issued a report in July related to Greensill's collapse, released on Friday by the same committee, Sunak said he had accepted its call for reform of the mechanism used by Greensill, known as the "appointed representatives regime". Sunak said in the letter, first reported by the Financial Times, that the Treasury had already started to review the regime, including legislative reforms to strengthen the oversight of appointed representatives to prevent opportunities for abuse of the system.
(Reuters) -British pub operators reported a rebound in sales on Thursday, as drinkers returned after months of lockdowns, but flagged a labour crunch that could strain the industry ahead of a busy holiday season. The hospitality sector has suffered from prolonged closures of pubs and hotels over the last 18 months and still faces the risk of renewed restrictions should any spike in infections becomes unmanageable. Europeans who left during because of the pandemic, or because of Britain's departure from the European Union, and a "pingdemic" that forced people to isolate after being "pinged" by a government app because they had been in contact with someone who had tested positive for COVID-19 have contributed to the staff shortfall.
The Hofbrauhaus in the heart of Munich is a huge building dedicated to the art of beer.
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy has warned the "response will be strong" after one of his top aides survived an assassination attempt. At least 10 bullets struck Serhiy Shefir's car, the top aide and close personal friend of Mr Zelenskiy, outside of Kiev on Wednesday. The driver of his black Audi was badly wounded and taken to hospital, but Mr Shefir escaped uninjured.
This 3.5 metre-tall puppet created by Handspring Puppet Company is meant to focus attention on the urgent needs of young refugees.View on euronews
One in five UK eating disorder patients forced to pay for private care. Families being forced to quit jobs and live off credit cards in order to support loved ones, report reveals
KYIV (Reuters) -Ukraine's parliament passed a law on Thursday to order "oligarchs" to register and stay out of politics, a day after an attempt to kill a top aide to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, which officials said could have been a response to the reform. The law provides a definition for an oligarch and gives a body headed by the president, the National Security and Defence Council, the power to determine who meets the criteria. Oligarchs would be forbidden from financing political parties or taking part in privatisations.
Hundreds of migrants, many with children and most of them Venezuelans, are entering Chile through clandestine crossings on the border with Bolivia, even though the Chilean government has announced that it will resume deportations of those who enter the country illegally.
This Booker-shortlisted follow-up to The Overstory probably won’t nab Richard Powers the prize, but it’s a moving and original read, writes Susannah Butter
Climate crisis: do we need millions of machines sucking CO2 from the air?From turning CO2 into rock to capturing the breath of office workers, a growing number of companies think the answer is yes The Canadian firm Carbon Engineering’s pilot plant pellet reactor and associated equipment. Photograph: Carbon Engineering
Fury believes Paul is still trying to duck their fight
Ditch the wires with a high-quality, rich-sounding Bluetooth set from Bose, Sony and more
Tropical Storm Sam is expected to reach hurricane status by Friday
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries visits the Worcestershire Medal Service in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, where the Queen's Platinum Jubilee medal is being struck ahead of next year's celebrations. The medal will be awarded to serving frontline staff with five years' service, including police, fire, paramedic and prison staff and armed forces personnel. Exclusive footage of the previously unseen medal and interviews with Nadine Dorries and Worcestershire Medal Service chief executive Phil McDermott.
Around two million workers stand to benefit from the new bill, which would see them receiving 100 per cent of the service charge
The consumer champion warned that the situation around energy bills is so serious there’s "nothing left in the cupboard that I can help you with."
You want a premium SUV, just like all the other school run mums and dads have, but you don’t want the same one. Everyone has a BMW X3, Audi Q5, Land Rover Discovery Sport, Mercedes-Benz GLC or Volvo XC60 these days. If you want something different, there’s only the Jaguar F-Pace, Lexus NX or Alfa Romeo Stelvio – and now the Genesis GV70.
Grant Shapps said leaving the EU had helped ‘provide part of the solution’ around relieving the HGV testing backlog.
Deveraux Cannick makes bizarre remarks as part of his closing arguments to prove the singer’s innocence against many charges
The force confirmed two complaints ‘regarding the potential unlawful disclosure of information’ are being considered