Sport by sport: what new lockdown regulations will mean in UK

Rugby unionRugby union remains among the most vulnerable major sports if the pandemic continues to prevent spectators from attending major games. The Rugby Football Union, which largely funds the English game, derives 85% of its income from sold-out Twickenham internationals and its chief executive, Bill Sweeney, has now said the sport needs an urgent government […]

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Fires Do Not Have Borders’: Mexican Firefighters Arrive In California

Firefighters from Mexico have arrived in California to help battle the wildfires ravaging the state. The US Forest Service in California welcomed firefighters from Mexico’s National Forestry Commission on Wednesday. “Fires do not have borders, fires do not have different languages and cultures. In the end we all speak the same language when it comes […]

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Greater father involvement in infant parenting is beneficial for paternal mental health

A father’s involvement in the parenting of an infant is associated to a lower risk of experiencing paternal depressive symptoms during the first year of the child’s life, according to a study published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Psychiatry. The investigators in the larger study conducted home interviews with 881 low-income ethnically and racially […]

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Global banks seek to contain damage over $2 trillion of suspicious transfers

HONG KONG/LONDON – Global banks faced a fresh scandal about dirty money on Monday as they sought to limit the fallout from a cache of leaked documents showing they transferred more than $2 trillion in suspect funds over nearly two decades. Britain-based HSBC Holdings Plc HSBA.L, Standard Chartered Plc STAN.L and Barclays Plc BARC.L, Germany’s […]

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