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Holyrood Inquiry: Calls for Nicola Sturgeon to quit over Alex Salmond revelations night
BBC, 03 Mar 2021
Nicola Sturgeon is facing calls to resign after new documents raised further questions about her involvement in the Alex Salmond saga. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog
The government has published emails showing it continued a doomed legal fight with Mr Salmond despite its lawyers advising it was likely to lose.
Further evidence from two other witnesses has also called into question Ms Sturgeon's version of events.
Scotland's first minster is to face an inquiry over the affair on Wednesday 3 March.
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross said there was "no longer any doubt that Nicola Sturgeon lied to the Scottish Parliament and broke the ministerial code on numerous counts."
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Iran’s nuclear sites attacked in 600 words
Al Jazeera, 12 Apr 2021
Iran’s nuclear programme has been targeted in sabotage attacks over the last decade, the latest incident striking its underground Natanz facility.
Russian president Vladimir Putin visits the site where cosmonaut Gagarin landed 60 years ago
AFP, 12 Apr 2021
President Vladimir Putin visits the site where Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin landed after completing the legendary flight that made him the first man in space.
Hungary reopens amid spike in COVID deaths | COVID-19 Special
DW, 12 Apr 2021
Hungary has the highest number of people vaccinated in Europe and one of the highest COVID-related death rates worldwide, relative to its population.
UK royals pay tribute to Prince Philip
CNN, 12 Apr 2021
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, paid tribute to their late grandfather Prince Philip.
Billboard editor on how Prince's new music reflects the politics of today
CBS, 12 Apr 2021
"60 Minutes" got a preview of Prince's posthumous album "Welcome 2 America" on Sunday.
England reopens with pints pulled, shopping sprees and hair cuts
Reuters, 12 Apr 2021
Crowds queued up outside shops, pubs started selling pints at midnight and hairdressers welcomed desperate customers on Monday as England started to reopen its economy after thr...
Marine vet recounts saving New York officer who was stabbed
FOX, 12 Apr 2021
Guillermo Sandoval, a U.S. Marine veteran, explains how his training helped save an Long Island, N.Y.
National Guard Deployed To Minnesota Suburb Amid Protests Over Black Man’s Shooting | NBC News NOW
NBC, 12 Apr 2021
The Minnesota National Guard was deployed to Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, as protesters gathered after a Black man was killed in an officer-involved shooting.
Businesses reopen in UK as COVID-19 restrictions loosen
CA, 12 Apr 2021
From shops, to hairdressers, to pubs and even the zoo – businesses in the United Kingdom reopened April 12 as COVID-19 restrictions were loosened after three months of lockdown.
Minn. mom describes talking to son before shooting
AP, 12 Apr 2021
The mother of a Black man who was fatally shot by police in a Minneapolis suburb during a traffic stop said she spoke to her son just before his death.
Chinese Covid vaccines 'don't have high protection rates', official says
BBC, 12 Apr 2021
China's top disease control official has said the country's vaccines offer low protection against coronavirus, in a rare admission of weakness.
UK eases Covid-19 lockdown, reopening outdoor areas of pubs and restaurants
FRANCE24, 12 Apr 2021
Britain took another tentative step towards the resumption of normal life on Monday as pubs and restaurants were allowed to partially reopen, in a major easing of coronavirus re...
Live: Supervise construction work of 2021 AYG main stadium online - ep. 2
CGTN, 12 Apr 2021
The main stadium for the 3rd Asian Youth Games (AYG) is under construction in Shantou City, south China's Guangdong Province, which is the host of the postponed event.
FMs Lavrov and Shukri hold presser after talks in Cairo
RT, 12 Apr 2021
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Egyptian counterpart
BREAKING: David Cameron's lobbying will face investigation
Sky, 12 Apr 2021
Whitehall sources have confirmed to Sky News that a review is to be launched into Greensill Capital following David Cameron's lobbying of government.
Huge queues as shops reopen in lockdown easing
Telegraph, 12 Apr 2021
Huge queues of eager customers formed outside stores across the country, as coronavirus restrictions were eased.
Look who is being punished for the Hong Kong protests, and who is not
SCMP, 12 Apr 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube SCMP chief news editor Yonden Lhatoo calls out the adults who have fled Hong Kong, leaving childr...
Covid vaccine passports: what can we learn from Israel?
Guardian, 12 Apr 2021
Israel became the first country in the world to test vaccine passports when it announced the 'green pass' scheme in February.
Inox’s Jain on Coronavirus, Strategy, Streaming Competition
Bloomberg, 12 Apr 2021
Apr.12 -- Siddharth Jain, director at Inox Group, discusses the
What does ESG-friendly really mean? I FT
FT, 12 Apr 2021
Environmental, social, and corporate governance-focused indices advanced 40 per cent in 2019-20.