Belgian police used tear gas and water cannon on protesters in Brussels to disperse crowds demonstrating against new coronavirus restrictions. Thousands gathered to reject new measures introduced by the government on Friday, the third week in a row measures have been tightened, following a recent surge in COVID-19 cases. Most of the protesters marched peacefully,
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Filmmaker Richard E Grant has criticised the government for the “very poor standard” of food provided with his £228-a-day hotel quarantine. Grant, 64, says he was forced to quarantine at a four-star Holiday Inn at Gatwick Airport after being “caught by red region restrictions”. “I went to southern Africa to visit my 90-year-old mother and
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U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) addresses a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, October 6, 2021. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters AUSTIN, TEXAS – The Texas power grid is struggling with fluctuating energy prices and sporadic service, but the state’s growing bitcoin mining community believes it can help fix it. Republican Sen. Ted Cruz agrees.
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