Coronavirus uk The Roots to stage virtual festival with Michelle Obama
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Coronavirus uk The Roots to stage virtual festival with Michelle Obama

Hip-hop stars The Roots are taking their annual music festival, Roots Picnic, online and turning it into a voter registration drive with the help of former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama.Frontman Questlove, otherwise known as Ahmir Khalib Thompson, and his bandmates had to postpone the summer event in their hometown of Philadelphia due to the…

Coronavirus uk Taylor Swift calls on fans to vote for people who pledge to make changes
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Coronavirus uk Taylor Swift calls on fans to vote for people who pledge to make changes

Taylor Swift is urging her fans to vote for state leaders who promise to address racial inequality and police brutality in November.The pop star, who has become a political force in recent years following criticism for refusing to take sides, jumped on Twitter on Tuesday and encouraged her followers to vote for local and state…

Coronavirus-related deaths in England and Wales reach 47,104
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Coronavirus-related deaths in England and Wales reach 47,104

England and Wales are still recording excess deaths as the official number of fatalities linked to coronavirus hits 47,104, official figures show.There were 732 excess deaths in the week ending 5 June – the lowest number of excess deaths since mid-March, according to the Office for National Statistics. The total number of excess deaths during…

Coronavirus uk The The’s Matt Johnson Spreads Bill Gates, COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory
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Coronavirus uk The The’s Matt Johnson Spreads Bill Gates, COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory

He has since put his tweets to protected… Robin Murray 15 · 06 · 2020 The The lynchpin Matt Johnson has vocalised his support for a conspiracy theory involving Bill Gates and COVID-19. The songwriter has had a rocky 2020, including a brush with severe ill health. Writing to fans on his blog, Matt Johnson…

Coronavirus uk COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation FAQ
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Coronavirus uk COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation FAQ

This article will address the seven most common questions workers have about being exposed to the coronavirus in and out of the workplace, contracting COVID-19, and eligibility for workers’ compensation, unemployment benefits, and pandemic federal benefits during and after this health crisis. Questions #1: Who Can Get Workers’ Compensation for COVID-19? An employee (not independent…

Coronavirus uk Oscars and BAFTAs both postponed until April 2021
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Coronavirus uk Oscars and BAFTAs both postponed until April 2021

Both the 2021 Oscars and the BAFTAs have been postponed, in the wake of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.Following a meeting of the governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences yesterday, it was agreed that the biggest night in the movie business calendar should be delayed for two months until 25 April, 2021.Read…

Coronavirus uk In Conversation: Jeru The Damaja
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Coronavirus uk In Conversation: Jeru The Damaja

Jeru The Damaja has been a prominent figure in hip-hop since appearing on Gang Starr’s 1992 album ‘Daily Operation’. His DJ Premier produced debut ‘The Sun Rises In The East’ was ranked as one of the 100 greatest hip-hop albums of all time. Today, Jeru is a YouTube creator too; making content that aims to educate and inform.…

Coronavirus uk How ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Plans to Resume Filming During Coronavirus
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Coronavirus uk How ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Plans to Resume Filming During Coronavirus

Click here to read the full article. “Jurassic World: Dominion” will resume filming on July 6 in the United Kingdom, Variety has confirmed.Pre-production on the big-budget sequel was halted in March as the coronavirus swept across the globe, upending economic activity and delaying work on most major movies and television shows.More from VarietyMany Media and…

‘Winning the battle’: UK sees lowest rise in deaths since lockdown began
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‘Winning the battle’: UK sees lowest rise in deaths since lockdown began

The UK has recorded the lowest number of daily coronavirus deaths since before nationwide lockdown measures were introduced.After the figures were released, Health Secretary Matt Hancock tweeted: “Yesterday, across the UK, only 36 deaths were recorded with coronavirus – the lowest since 21 March. “We are winning the battle against this horrible disease.”The official total…

Coronavirus R number may have risen above 1 in parts of England, govt says
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Coronavirus R number may have risen above 1 in parts of England, govt says

The coronavirus reproduction rate may have risen above 1 in parts of England, government scientists have said.Official figures indicate the rate – known as the R number – is between 0.8 and 1.0 across the whole of England. This range is slightly higher than for the entire UK, where it remains between 0.7 and 0.9.…