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‘No excuses’: Nicola Sturgeon apologizes for breaking Covid rules | Politics

Nicola Sturgeon has said there are "no excuses" for her breach of Covid rules after she removed her mask at a funeral. Scotland's prime minister was photographed standing without covering her face while speaking to three members of the public while attending the event at a bar and restaurant in Edinburgh last Friday. The regulations state that customers in hospitality venues must wear a face covering except when sitting, including when entering, leaving or moving around, and any failure to comply is punishable by a fixed penalty notice of £ 60. Apologizing before the prime minister's final question session for 2020, Sturgeon said: “I removed my mask while briefly attending a funeral last week. I'm sure everyone has seen a photo of me without him in the media this morning. I want to m...
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The Prado presents the restoration of ‘The Countess of Chinchón’ by Goya

The Prado Museum has presented the restoration of 'The Countess of Chinchón' by Goya, quintessence of the court portrait painted on an image of Godoy and that reveals "the painter's polyhedral facet" and allows us to appreciate in detail his brushstrokes in a masterful use of "white and gray tones". The painting has been restored by Elisa Mora who puts the finishing touch on her career as...
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Sant Joan starts the tender to provisionally transfer IES Berlanga for the construction of the new center

The García Berlanga de Sant Joan institute. iSABEL RAMÓN Sant Joan starts the bidding process for the adaptation of the plot that will provisionally house the IES Luis García Berlanga, while the new center is its current location, a project that exceeds 10 million investment through the Edificant Plan. The City Council explained today that it was not until a few months ago that the Department defined the characteristics of the prefabricated classrooms that will provisionally house the facilities of the IES Luis García Berlanga, and...
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Revealed: Guardian / KHN Finds Nearly 3,000 American Healthcare Workers Died From Covid | US News

More than 2,900 US healthcare workers have died in the Covid-19 pandemic since March, a number much higher than the number reported by the government, according to a new analysis by The Guardian and KHN. Health worker deaths from the coronavirus are young, with the majority under the age of 60 in cases for which age data is available. People of color were disproportionately affected and account for more than 65% of deaths in cases where race and ethnicity data are available. After conducting interviews with family and friends of some 300 victims, Guardian and KHN learned that a third of the deaths were related to concerns about inadequate personal protective equipment. Many of the deaths, about 680, occurred in New York and New Jersey, which were hit hard at the beginning of the pand...
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More data needed if second dose of vaccine is diverted to beginners, says Covid advisor | Coronavirus

A senior government scientific adviser has said more data is needed before a proposal is adopted to give as many people as possible a starting dose of a Covid vaccine rather than preserving stocks so that there is enough for a second hit.Former Prime Minister Tony Blair and Professor David Salisbury, a former Health Department director of immunization, backed the plan. Each person requires two doses to increase effectiveness, but they said existing limited stocks should be used to give a single dose to twice as many people, and the second injection is only given when more stocks are available.While the suggestion would mean that every vulnerable person who received the vaccine would be afforded less protection, the number of people who received at least some would double.Fast guideHow ...
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What are the benefits of Ayurvedic medicine?

Ayurvedic medicine is a healing method that originated in the Indian subcontinent around the second millennium BC. As indicated Natural sanIt is a practice with very few records left, so there is much that is not known about it. This practice has been developing since then, acquiring different versions that retain their main objective, which is to cure diseases and contribute to the health status of patients with a combination of treatments with energetic manifestations. Benefits attributed to Ayurvedic medicine Throughout its history, 3 main areas of action for Ayurvedic medicine or Ayurveda have been identified, areas that order the benefits that we can perceive from this practice. Helps fight stress and anxiety Ayurvedic medicine offers relaxation and breathing techniques ...
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A teacher tears off an LGTBI flag from a student and provokes the mobilization of a Valencian institute

Student response to the homophobia episode in a high school in Alicante. A Valencian high school has experienced an episode of homophobia and a massive response from students. Apparently, according to some students on their social networks, last Thursday a teacher from the center alerted several third-year ESO students that they should keep a flag with the rainbow, symbol of lesbian, gay, trans, bisexual, intersex people, among other identities or orientations. The teacher claimed that "ideological symbols could not be displayed" in the center and le...
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Pelosi and other Democratic leaders welcome Trump offer for $ 2,000 stimulus checks instead of $ 600

Outgoing President Donald Trump in a file photo. Photo: Chris Kleponis / EFE Top Democratic leaders in the United States Congress welcomed the proposal launched this Tuesday by the outgoing President Donald Trump to award minimum $ 2,000 stimulus checks instead of a base transfer of $ 600 as approved Monday in Washington. Nancy Pelosi, Majority Speaker in the House of Representatives, He tweeted on his account: “Republicans have repeatedly refused to say how much the president wants for direct checks. In the end, the president agreed to $ 2,000 — Democrats are ready to bring this to the floor this week unanimously. Let's do it!". Republicans repeatedly refused to say what amount the President wanted for direct checks. At last, the President ha...
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Another mess in Social Action: the technical chief resigns in full emergency due to the covid

A moment of a session of the Social Emergency Subcommittee, with the presence of Mayor Llopis and the outgoing technical chief Hector Fuentes New mess in the Department of Social Action who directs the popular Julia Llopis. The head of the service of the area has officially presented his resignation this morning from a position to which he acceded with the arrival of the tripartite to the municipal government, just over five years ago. The departure of the technician occurs in one of the worst moments of the council, after the social emergency produced by the crisis derived fro...
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France will reopen borders with the United Kingdom but will require anticovid tests | Society

Trucks blocked on the M20 road heading to the port of Dover in South East England.JUSTIN TALLIS / AFPThe British and French governments have negotiated this Tuesday against the clock a solution that allows the reopening of the borders with the United Kingdom, starting this midnight, but they will require trapped truckers a negative test for the coronavirus (a PCR or a test for sensitive antigens to the new strain detected in British territory), a measure that threatens to cause congestion problems for days. The measure will allow the use of the longest European border of the United Kingdom by French citizens or residents in France, people in transit, transporters and all personnel related to the traffic of goods.Thousands of trucks circulate daily through the Eurotunnel, the road that ...
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