Tuesday, Aug 04, 2020
Focus on the big picture
Public show of support for NHS on 72nd anniversary
BBC, 06 Jul 2020
The 72nd anniversary of the founding of the National Health Service has been marked across the UK with a nationwide round of applause.
There was appreciation for the work of NHS staff at a time of challenges unprecedented in its history.
Meanwhile the head of the NHS in England has said the pandemic has shone a “harsh spotlight” on adult social care, calling for it to be reformed and properly resourced within a year.
The government has said it intends to bring forward a long term plan.
Mishal Husain presents BBC News at Ten reporting from Home Editor Mark Easton, Medical Correspondent Fergus Walsh and Political Correspondent Chris Mason.
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N. Carolina gov. warns storm intensity increasing
AP, 04 Aug 2020
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper urged residents to take the storm seriously as it increases in intensity and heads toward the state.
Trump promised to replace Obamacare. Here's were it stands
CNN, 04 Aug 2020
CNN's John Avlon fact checks President Donald Trump's promises of a new "full and complete" healthcare plan that would replace the Affordable Care Act.
Microsoft's potential purchase of TikTok "contentious" in China: expert
CA, 04 Aug 2020
The potential purchase of TikTok's U.S. operations by Microsoft has provoked an outcry among social media users in China, and from a prominent investor in TikTok and its parent ...
WATCH LIVE: House Committee on Foreign Affairs holds hearing on the Rohingya crisis
PBS, 04 Aug 2020
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GOP may seek legal action against Nevada's mail-in ballot policy: McDaniel
FOX, 04 Aug 2020
A GOP convention spokesperson said events in North Carolina will be closed to press because of COVID restrictions; insight from RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel.
Woman, 4-year-old girl bond over Black Lives Matter
CBS, 04 Aug 2020
When 4-year-old Camryn Radcliff shouted "Black Lives Matter" in a store, she ended up making a friend.
Heavy rains trigger flooding along Seoul's Han river
AFP, 04 Aug 2020
Heavy rains lashed South Korea at the weekend with flooding forcing road closures in parts of Seoul on Monday, and parkways along the Han River submerged.
‘The Brand Is Hot’: Trump Gives TikTok 45 Days To Sell To Microsoft Or Leave The U.S. | NBC News NOW
NBC, 04 Aug 2020
During a meeting at the White House with U.S. tech workers, President Trump announces that the Chinese-owned app TikTok has until September 15 to sell to Microsoft or “a very Am...
Zimbabwe stock market trading resumes after halting in June
Al Jazeera, 04 Aug 2020
Trading has resumed on Zimbabwe's stock market, after it was halted in June to help stabilise the nation's currency.
Climate change and Russia's Arctic reindeer | Global Ideas
DW, 04 Aug 2020
For centuries the Nenets people have wandered across northern Russia with their reindeer.
LIVE: Italy inaugurates a new Genoa bridge rebuilt after a deadly collapse that killed 43 people
Reuters, 04 Aug 2020
Italy inaugurates a new Genoa bridge rebuilt after a deadly collapse that killed 43 people.
Genoa bridge 'like a white vessel crossing the valley'
BBC, 03 Aug 2020
It is almost two years since Genoa’s Morandi Bridge, named after the engineer Riccardo Morandi who designed it, collapsed, killing 43 people.
Hong Kong reports 80 new cases, breaking 12-day streak of more than 100 daily infections
CGTN, 03 Aug 2020
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has reported 80 new cases in the past 24 hours, a health official said on Monday.
Italy bridge collapse - 2 years on: New Genoa crossing to be opened with victims honoured
FRANCE24, 03 Aug 2020
Italy inaugurates a sleek new bridge in Genoa, almost two years to the day the Morandi highway gave way.
Over-50s shielding reports 'speculation', Nadhim Zahawi insists
Telegraph, 03 Aug 2020
A minister has claimed that reports the Government is planning to make some over-50s shield this winter is "speculation" and "inaccurate", amid growing backlash against them.
‘United we stand’…? | Online campaign urges voters to ‘settle for Biden’ to oust Trump
RT, 03 Aug 2020
With the 2020 US presidential election just around the corner,
ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok, announced on Sunday night that it will defend its rights
CD, 03 Aug 2020
ByteDance, the Beijing based parent company of #TikTok, announced
Trump gives Microsoft 45 days to buy TikTok from China’s Bytedance
SCMP, 03 Aug 2020
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube US President Donald Trump said on July 31, 2020, that he may ban the popular Chinese-owned app Ti...
Moncler CEO Says E-Commerce Increasingly Important
Bloomberg, 03 Aug 2020
Aug.03 -- Remo Ruffini, chief executive officer of Moncler, discusses
BREAKING: John Hume 'The Martin Luther King of N Ireland' dies aged 83
Sky, 03 Aug 2020
Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume who was once described by former US President Bill Clinton as "the Martin Luther King of Northern Ireland", has died.