The impoverished country of Haiti – already an economic disaster zone with organised crime and kidnapping for ransom out of control – now finds itself in the midst of a constitutional crisis with violent confrontations between anti-government protesters and the police a daily occurrence. The country’s leading opposition parties, the judiciary and activist groups say
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Boris Johnson has not ruled out a shake-up of the school calendar as part of a “flat out” bid to help pupils catch up from missed classroom time. The prime minister on Monday said the government’s “single biggest priority” now was to overcome the loss of learning suffered by children during the coronavirus pandemic. In
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Patrick Pouyanne, chief executive officer of Total SA, speaks during the Europlace Infraweek conference at the French Finance Ministry in Paris, France, on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. Nathan Laine | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — The chief executive of French oil major Total called on governments to explain the cost of carbon neutrality pledges, urging
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10:11 PM ET TAMPA, Fla. — Eleven months ago, it was inconceivable that quarterback Tom Brady would choose, of all teams, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to continue his football journey. Equally implausible was this partnership — forged in an offseason ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, with little time to connect with new teammates or master
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Labour has told the government to “crack down on the cronyism” as it claims almost £2bn in COVID contracts have gone to “friends and donors” of the Conservative Party. The Labour Party’s analysis of government procurement data during the coronavirus crisis found that more than £1.9bn in government contracts has been directly awarded to companies
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