What are the 'Plan B' rules?
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What are the 'Plan B' rules?
A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to revisit part of its decision not to protect Yellowstone National Park’s bison as an endangered species
Britain's payments regulator on Tuesday fined five payments companies including Mastercard a total of 33 million pounds ($45.01 million) for cartel behaviour involving prepaid cards issued to vulnerable people on welfare benefits. Mastercard received the largest fine of 31.56 million pounds ($43.04 million). The other companies fined were allpay, Advanced Payment Solution, Prepaid Financial Services and Sulion.
Up to 80,000 people are thought to be affected but communication has been cut off with the Pacific nation
The former leader of the Scottish Conservatives has revealed she almost did not run for the position in case her mental health history became known. The Tory peer told the Desperately Seeking Wisdom with Craig Oliver podcast she was concerned her medical history would come out when she considered standing for the role in 2011. Baroness Davidson of Lundin Links said she wanted to be able to talk about her mental health "on my own terms" so she could "own the way in which it was presented".
Matthew Stafford passed for 202 yards and two touchdowns in his first playoff victory and the Los Angeles Rams roared out of the wild-card round with a 34-11 win over the Arizona Cardinals
Princess Diana’s former personal protection officer has criticised Prince Harry’s legal bid for Scotland Yard to provide him with armed bodyguards when in the UK. The Duke of Sussex is seeking a judicial review of Home Secretary Priti Patel’s decision to strip him of his police protection team, claiming it is too dangerous to visit the UK without Scotland Yard bodyguards.
Hundreds of dementia care homes found to be substandard in England. Exclusive: Guardian analysis finds one in five homes rated ‘inadequate’ or ‘require improvement’ by CQC
Several Chinese cities went on high COVID-19 alert as the Lunar New Year holiday travel season started on Monday, requiring travellers to report their trips days before their arrival, as the Omicron variant reached more areas including Beijing. Authorities have warned the highly contagious Omicron adds to the increased risk of COVID-19 transmission as hundreds of millions of people travel around China for the Lunar New Year on Feb. 1.Cities such as Luoyang in central China and Jieyang in the sou
Gary Chambers Jr is hoping third time’s the charm later this year when he runs for a Louisiana Senate seat
Transport for London said “significant progress” was made over Christmas and the “trial operations” phase, which began on November 20, saw upgrades to train and signalling software and tunnel fire safety schemes. A precise opening date has yet to be announced but TfL commissioner Andy Byford said he would not allow the line – which will be renamed the Elizabeth line when services start running – to open until he was sure it was reliable. Originally due to have been opened by the Queen in December 2018, Crossrail has gone billions over budget, with the total cost now in excess of £20 billion.
Londoners working from home on a Monday are skipping exercise and feel more demotivated and stressed as a result, research has found. The introduction of Plan B restrictions last month saw most workers return to their homes, though Boris Johnson has been urged to scrap working from home guidance at the end of the month to boost London’s economic recovery. According to a study conducted by Fitness First, nearly half (45 per cent) of Londoners said that exercising on a Monday made them more productive.
President Joe Biden branded the hostage-taking a terrorist incident and UK police are working with authorities in the US on the investigation.
Jamie Raskin details January 6 panel's Watergate-style hearings plan
Nicola Sturgeon said she is “cautiously optimistic” about Scotland’s coronavirus situation ahead of a statement announcing possible changes to restrictions. The First Minister said the country is “in a better position than I feared we would be before Christmas”, but would not comment on whether she plans to follow Wales with a mass easing of Covid rules. Her comments came as the Scottish Tories called for the scrapping of most coronavirus restrictions, with the exception of face coverings.
Paul Shakespeare, now 66, snatched his 18-year-old victim from a footpath as she walked her dog and dragged her into bushes before attacking her.
The city may still be deep in the throes of the Omicron surge and adapting to the latest Covid restrictions, but Paris Fashion Week will nevertheless launch Tuesday. The industry is determined to get back on the catwalks after nearly two years during which most brands were forced to retreat online.Despite the complications caused by the pandemic, the fashion community is stepping out regardless. Most fashion houses are returning to live shows as the menswear week kicks off, followed immediately
The Australian Defence Force sent an aircraft to Tonga on Monday, January 17, to assess the damage caused by an undersea volcanic eruption near the South Pacific island on Saturday.The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai eruption triggered tsunami warnings for Australia, New Zealand, US, Japan and several South Pacific islands.Communications were still down as of Monday in Tonga, according to reports, making it difficult to know the impact the eruption had on the island.“A Royal Australian Air Force P-8A Poseidon Aircraft will conduct an assessment of damage to critical infrastructure such as roads, ports and power lines, which will determine the next phase of the response effort,” the Australian Defence Force said.Footage released by the Australia Defence Force shows the surveillance plane leaving an air base in Amberley, Queensland. Credit: Australia Defence Force via Storyful
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Teams of daring young men grappled in the dirt with furious bucking bulls at an often-lethal Indian festival that has been a proverbial red rag to animal rights activists.
Satellite pictures have emerged showing Tonga covered in ash after a huge undersea volcano erupted. A plume of smoke can be seen rising from Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano in images taken before the eruption, with the volcanic island appearing to have all but disappeared afterwards. Australia and New Zealand sent military surveillance flights to assess damage to the Pacific island nation on Monday after a towering ash cloud following Saturday's eruption prevented earlier flights.