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  • Germany To Reopen All Shops And Schools In May

    05/06/2020 12:40:16 AM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    IB Times ^ | 5/06/20
    Germany will take new steps towards normalisation in May, including reopening shops and schools after weeks of shutdown imposed to control the spread of the coronavirus, according to a draft agreement seen by AFP Wednesday. "Even after initial steps to open up were introduced from April 20, the number of new infections remained low," the document read, with "no new wave of infection" so far detected -- justifying the series of bolder reopening steps. So far, only certain children like those soon facing exams had been allowed to return to class. But now kindergartens and primary schools will also reopen...
  • In pictures: May Day protests around the world

    05/01/2020 5:40:56 AM PDT · by C19fan · 8 replies
    BBC ^ | May 1, 2020 | Staff
    Every year May Day is used to mark many things - from the coming of spring in the Northern Hemisphere to the fight for workers' rights. This year many rallies have been scaled back because of coronavirus lockdowns, although some have taken place on the streets and online. Here are some of the events that have marked the day.
  • Whitmer wants to extend state of emergency through most of May (Michigan)

    04/27/2020 2:53:03 PM PDT · by Libloather · 59 replies
    4/27/20
    Link only - https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2020/04/27/whitmer-wants-extend-mich-state-emergency-through-may/3036116001/
  • SHARE TWEET EMAIL CORONAVIRUS CALIFORNIA Coronavirus: 6 Bay Area counties extend shelter-in-place orders through end of May

    04/27/2020 12:51:02 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 37 replies
    KGO7 ^ | 4/27/2020 | By Alix Martichoux
    Six Bay Area counties announced Monday in a joint statement they'd be extending shelter-in-place orders through the end of May amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. The extended orders affect Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara counties, as well as the City of Berkeley, which has its own public health department. Full details are expected to be released later this week, the health officers said, and "will include limited easing of specific restrictions for a small number of lower-risk activities." The current shelter-in-place restrictions for the six Bay Area counties were set to expire on May...
  • Gov. Pritzker extends Illinois stay-at-home order until May 30th, masks required in public

    04/24/2020 9:08:11 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 90 replies
    mystateline ^ | 04/23/2020 | n/a
    CHICAGO, Ill. (WTVO) — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker said Thursday he is extending the state’s stay-at-home order until May 30th and requiring residents to wear masks in public. In addition, the governor said wearing masks in public would be a requirement for all Illinois residents. The stay-at-home order was originally set to expire on April 30th. “On our current trajectory, the state is projected to see a peak or plateau of deaths per day between late April and early May, but if the stay at home order were lifted this week, the model anticipates a second wave of the outbreak...
  • Lightfoot: Stay-at-Home Order Likely to be Extended Deep Into May

    04/21/2020 1:30:06 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 53 replies
    wttw ^ | 04/21/2020 | Heather Cherone
    Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday she expects Gov. J.B. Pritzker to extend the statewide stay-at-home order designed to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. April 30 is “no longer a viable date” for that order to be lifted, Lightfoot said. “I would expect an extension of the stay at home order … through sometime in May,” Lightfoot said. The order could also be extended into June, Lightfoot said.
  • Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot expects Illinois’ stay-at-home order will extend into May

    04/13/2020 1:24:17 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 35 replies
    chicagotribune ^ | 04/13/2020 | Gregory Pratt
    Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks at City Hall on April 8, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic.(Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune) Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order will extend into May, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot predicted Monday. Lightfoot was asked at an unrelated news conference whether April 30 looks like the last day of the stay-at-home order in Chicago. “I think that’s going to be difficult for us to say, April 30, everything comes up, I don’t expect that to happen,” Lightfoot said. “I think it will extend beyond that.
  • England's national anthem: 'God Save the Queen' versus 'Jerusalem'

    07/24/2019 9:18:08 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 81 replies
    Coventry Telegraph ^ | Jul 2018 | Bobby Bridge
    Why is it Wales and Scotland, who share our monarch, both have stirring national songs while England plough on with our homage to Queen Elizabeth II? It's hardly the most uplifting and melodic of tunes...Compare it to France - whose tune La Marseillaise commences at 100mph without slowing down before it's defiant ending...Queen Elizabeth is our monarch, and quite rightly we sing for her. As we did for King George in the anthem's original adaption God save great George our king. If we got rid of God Save the Queen, what would we sing? When England compete in the Commonwealth...
  • LIVE COVERAGE: May Resigns- The Queen Names Boris Johnson Prime Minister

    07/24/2019 7:03:34 AM PDT · by NRx · 60 replies
    Sky News (live broadcast) ^ | 07-24-2019 | Sky News
    Live coverage of the transition. May is meeting with The Queen to hand in her resignation. The Queen will then summon Johnson and ask him to form the next government. He Will then go to his new residence and start announcing cabinet appointments.
  • LIVE: Jeremy Hunt or Boris Johnson to be named new Conservative Party leader

    07/23/2019 3:41:22 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 54 replies
    Sky News ^ | July 23 | Staff
    Latest updates as the Tories prepare to announce Prime Minister Theresa May's successor.
  • Sun sets on greatest alliance

    06/16/2019 6:55:12 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 68 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | Thursday, June 13, 2019 | Bhopinder Singh
    The 'special relationship' between the UK and the US is elusive. Trump's visit to Britain nailed the optics of an empire that was wilting under the weight of an 'unequal' relation Romance and nostalgia surrounding the grandeur of the British empire in the 19th and 20th century is predicated on "the empire on which the sun never sets." This pomposity was extended to include emerging America in the mid-19th century to posit the Anglophone domain, as noted by Alexander Campbell in 1852, "To Britain and America, god has granted the possession of the new world; and because the sun never...
  • End of May, Britain's PM steps down as Conservative leader

    06/07/2019 8:34:40 AM PDT · by Steve1999 · 15 replies
    Reuters ^ | 06-07-19 | Elizabeth Piper
    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit. May announced she would step down last month after failing to deliver Britain’s departure from the European Union on time, deepening a political crisis in a divided country struggling to move on from a 2016 referendum on Brexit.
  • Brilliantly Funny and Endearing DJT at Joint News Conference

    06/04/2019 8:07:51 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 42 replies
    freerepublic.com ^ | 6/4/19 | self
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EX2VSnvTBqY President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May hold joint news conference, live stream At and around the 51 MINUTE MARK this is a very BRILLIANT and funny President of the United States.I never saw him better. A great moment for America.
  • Trump holds press conference with UK PM Theresa May, tells her to ‘stick around’ for trade deal

    06/04/2019 6:40:24 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 04 2019 | Adam Shaw
    President Trump on Tuesday was set to hold a press conference with outgoing U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, hours after he told her to “stick around” to complete a long-awaited trade deal with the U.S. "It's been an honor to work with you. I don't know what your timetable is, but... stick around, let's do this deal,” Trump told May at a breakfast meeting with senior leaders, according to The Sun. May will step down from Number 10 on Friday after intense criticism of her handling of Britain’s departure from the European Union. Britain can only make trade deals after...
  • Police Celebrate End of May: ‘Her Legacy One of Misery’, ‘Officers Will Shed No Tears’

    05/25/2019 1:15:05 PM PDT · by Monrose72 · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25-05-19 | JACK MONTGOMERY
    Police officers across the country are celebrating Theresa May’s resignation, having been thoroughly alienated by the Prime Minister in her previous role as Home Secretary under David Cameron. Theresa May presided over massive cuts to police budgets and manpower during her tenure, and made “taking on” the Police Federation which represents rank and file officers up to Chief Inspector one of her signature stances — although she seemingly enjoyed a more collegial relationship with politically correct senior officers, such as Metropolitan Police chief Cressida Dick.
  • In Contest to Succeed Theresa May, Stars Are Aligning for Boris Johnson

    05/25/2019 11:41:18 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 17 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 25, 2019 | Stephen Castle
    LONDON — Only one person, the joke doing the rounds in Parliament goes, can stop the disheveled, blond-haired, crowd-pleasing former foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, from becoming the country’s next prime minister. That is Mr. Johnson himself. One of Britain’s most recognizable, and now most divisive politicians, Mr. Johnson has a history of verbal gaffes, a poor record as a minister and many enemies in Parliament, not to mention among the voters who reject Brexit, which he helped persuade Britons to embrace in a 2016 referendum. But his charisma, flair for publicity and record of winning two elections as mayor of...
  • Trump to Confront Theresa May Over UK’s Role in ‘Spying’ on His Campaign

    05/25/2019 9:03:54 AM PDT · by Monrose72 · 28 replies
    NN ^ | 25-05-19 | Jay Greenberg
    President Donald Trump has warned that he is planning to confront British Prime Minister Theresa May on the UK's role in "spying" on his 2016 presidential campaign.Despite her emotional public resignation during a Friday press conference, Mrs. May will still be PM during Trump's official state visit in June.President Trump said Friday that Attorney General William Barr will be taking his investigation of the Russia Probe's origins global and examine events in Great Britain, Australia, and Ukraine.
  • Tearful May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU

    05/24/2019 6:48:21 AM PDT · by McQ444 · 52 replies
    Reuters ^ | 24-05-19 | William James, Kylie MacLellan
    LONDON (Reuters) - Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union.May’s departure deepens the Brexit crisis as a new leader, who should be in place by the end of July, is likely to want a more decisive split, raising the chances of a confrontation with the EU and potentially a snap parliamentary election. Her voice cracking with emotion, May, who endured crises and humiliation in her failed effort to find a compromise Brexit deal that...
  • UK PM Theresa May announces resignation amid fury over Brexit handling

    05/24/2019 5:45:46 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 21 replies
    Fox ^ | 05/24/2109
    May’s announcement came the morning after Brits went to the polls to vote in the European Parliament elections, with Britain only participating due to its departure from the E.U. being delayed until October. Full results are not expected for days but polls suggested her Conservative Party were expected to be punished severely for the government’s handling of Brexit, with polls suggesting the Tories could receive just single-digit support. A YouGov poll for The Times of London published Wednesday found that the Tories would come in fifth place, with just 7% of the vote, while the newly-formed Brexit Party was predicted...
  • Theresa May to Resign on June 7 (My title)

    05/24/2019 2:09:51 AM PDT · by abb · 58 replies
    CNBC ^ | May 24, 2019 | Staff
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