‘Eat out to help out’ offer contributed to UK second COVID wave: study

Rose Blan

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government’s “Eat out to help out” discount scheme to boost spending at restaurants, cafes and pubs over the summer helped spread the coronavirus and contributed to a second wave of infections, according to a new study.

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, wearing a face mask, places a sticker as he meets with local business people during a visit to Rothesay, in

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Abducted dentist from Hyderabad rescued in Andhra, 7 held : The Tribune India

Rose Blan

Hyderabad, October 28

A doctor from Hyderabad was rescued from Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh a day after he was allegedly kidnapped from his clinic here by an inter-state gang, police said on Wednesday.

The seven members of the gang have been arrested, and search is on for the prime accused and five others, the police said.

The kidnappers, demanded Rs 10 crore as ransom to be paid in bitcoins

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Target opening of children’s hospital in 2023 ‘very challenging’, says HSE

Rose Blan

Hitting the 2023 target date for opening the new National Children’s Hospital beside St James’s Hospital in Dublin will be “very challenging”, a senior HSE official has said.

HSE chief strategy and planning officer Dean Sullivan told the Oireachtas health committee there would be “significant challenges” making the target opening date, citing issues “trailed reasonably well in the public domain”, but he declined to commit on when it would open.

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