Newt Gingrich claims Biden’s ’embrace’ of China ‘dictatorship’ should shock Americans

American voters should closely examine presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his “embrace” of China, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich told “The Ingraham Angle” Friday. “I think there is a huge vulnerability because the Democrats don’t want to deal with the reality of China, and they don’t want to deal with the reality of Xi Jinping and the dictatorship,” Gingrich … Read more

Famous people from Oxford that make our city proud – do you recognise them all?

With its close links to London, deep historical and cultural roots Oxford has been home to an inexhaustive number of celebrities. If the city had its own wall of fame, these actors, musicians, and public figures would definitely top the list: Stephen Hawking Stephen Hawking’s family recently donated his ventilator to the NHS to help coronavirus patients … Read more

Trump says AGAIN that coronavirus is ‘disappearing’

Trump says AGAIN that coronavirus is ‘disappearing’ and cites declining new cases in Florida, Texas and Arizona – despite daily deaths topping 2,000 nationwide for the first time since May and cases climb towards 5 million Trump on Friday highlighted declining coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in Texas, Arizona and Florida The three states, all major … Read more

Tracking the virus before schools return

Boris Johnson’s government has been warned by the opposition that it has less than a month to fix the test, track and trace system to get pupils back into schools, while avoiding another coronavirus outbreak. Can it be done? Plus, we delve into the biggest shake-up in England’s housing planning rules since the second world … Read more

Italy records nearly 80 HUS cases in 12 months | Food Safety News

Almost 80 hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) cases were registered between July 2019 and June 2020 in Italy. The 77 patients came from 17 regions in the country while one person contracted HUS while abroad. Notification rates varied by region but were highest in Aosta Valley and higher than 1 case per 100,000 in Basilicata, Calabria, … Read more

EU plans to include food safety culture in regulation | Food Safety News

The European Commission has published draft legislation that includes food safety culture. A revision of Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 on food hygiene also covers allergen management, and redistribution of food. The Codex Alimentarius Commission is expected to adopt a revision of its standard on General Principles of Food Hygiene in the next few months. This … Read more

Senators press Trump administration on pair of Planned Parenthood controversies

More than two dozen U.S. senators asked the Justice Department Friday to expand its investigation into Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s (PPFA) fetal tissue practices, the latest effort to push the DOJ about an investigation it has mostly kept under wraps since 2017. A separate letter sent to the Treasury Department, requested an investigation into Planned Parenthood’s use … Read more