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"Virginity tests," in which a woman's hymen is examined, are available at least seven UK medical clinics, an investigation by BBC Newsbeat and 100 Women has found. At least seven medical clinics in the UK sell controversial "virginity tests," an investigation by BBC Newsbeat and 100 Women has found. Virginity tests are also sometimes carried out on sexual assault victims to determine whether rape has occurred. WHO recommends that virginity tests aren't performed under any circumstances, and urges governments to enact and enforce laws that ban the practice. France is divided on a virginity test banIn France, politicians are considering a ban of the practice.
Persons: BBC Newsbeat, Read, Kamala Harris, Jill Biden, aren't Organizations: BBC, WHO, UN, World Health Organization, United Nations, Biden White, Thomson Reuters Foundation, The Sunday Times Locations: France, England, Germany
‘The Crown’ Stokes an Uproar Over Fact vs. Entertainment
  + stars: | 2020-11-26 | by ( Mark Landler | ) + 0.00   time to read: +2 min
Mr. Neil, who went on to be a broadcaster and publisher, is no reflexive defender of the royal family. Suspicious of Britain’s class system, he said he had sympathies for the republican movement in the 1980s. The show depicts his being fired for having leaked the story, even though it suggests that he did so at the queen’s behest. Simon Jenkins, a columnist for the left-leaning Guardian, regards members of the royal family as artifacts of celebrity culture irrelevant to a country grappling with real-world challenges like Brexit. (He based the report on an off-the-record interview with the prince.)
Persons: Neil, Prince Harry, Meghan, Thatcher, Michael Shea, Morgan’s “, Mr, Simon Jenkins, , , Prince Charles, Jenkins Organizations: The Sunday Times, Social Democratic Party Locations: British Commonwealth, South Africa, Buckingham
After borrowing surge, UK's Sunak to announce more spending
  + stars: | 2020-11-25 | by ( William Schomberg | ) sentiment -1.00   time to read: +2 min
LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Rishi Sunak, who has already pledged over 200 billion pounds ($267 billion) to fight the COVID-19 crisis, will free up more cash on Wednesday against the backdrop of the heaviest public borrowing since World War Two. FILE PHOTO: Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak talks during a TV interview in London, Britain November 22, 2020. With Britain’s full exit from the European Union approaching on Dec. 31 - and no new trade agreement yet secured - Sunak is likely to announce more spending on customs operations and possibly replacement subsidies for farmers. But borrowing forecasts accompanying his blueprint are likely to dwarf the spending plans. Sunak says now is not the time to rein in spending or raise taxes to address the deficit.
Persons: Rishi Sunak, Simon Dawson Sunak, Sunak, Goldman Sachs, Paul Johnson, Organizations: REUTERS, European Union, Bank of England, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Sunak, Sunday Times Locations: British, London, Britain, European, United Kingdom
Sunak says he hopes for a Brexit deal but not at any price
  + stars: | 2020-11-21 | by ( Reuters Staff | ) sentiment -0.98   time to read: +2 min
LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Rishi Sunak has said there is genuine progress in Brexit talks with the European Union, but that it would be better to walk away from a bad trade deal than tie Britain’s hands in the future. FILE PHOTO: Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak leaves Downing Street, in London, Britain October 14, 2020. He told the Sunday Times that he hoped Britain and the European Union would secure an agreement. “Certainly, it would be preferable to have a deal.”But he added: “The major impact on our economy is the coronavirus. It’s absolutely not (a question of doing) a deal at any price.
Persons: Rishi Sunak, John Sibley, Boris Johnson’s, , It’s, Sunak Organizations: European Union, REUTERS, EU, Sunday Times Locations: British, Downing, London, Britain,
UK's Sunak says he's seeing genuine progress in Brexit talks
  + stars: | 2020-11-21 | by ( Reuters Staff | ) + 1.00   time to read: 1 min
FILE PHOTO: Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak leaves Downing Street, in London, Britain October 14, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Rishi Sunak said there was genuine progress taking place in the Brexit talks and he was hopeful the two sides would agree a deal, he told the Sunday Times newspaper. Sunak also said he hoped that by the spring next year he would be able to start thinking beyond the current needs to support the economy and jobs, and on to how he could return the public finances to a sustainable level.
Persons: Rishi Sunak, John Sibley, Sunak Organizations: REUTERS, Sunday Times Locations: Downing, London, Britain, British
The fourth season of "The Crown" partly revolves around the testy relationship between Queen Elizabeth II (Olivia Colman) and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson), who served from 1979 to 1990. Queen Elizabeth II, U.S. President Ronald Reagan and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at Buckingham Palace on June 9, 1984. Elizabeth, by contrast, is depicted as the consummate outdoorswoman who does not entirely understand the prime minister's rigid ways. Queen Elizabeth II, Margaret Thatcher, Prince Philip and Lady Mountbatten at the unveiling of the tribute statue to Lord Mountbatten, November 1983. (The monarch had not attended the funeral of one of her prime ministers since that of Winston Churchill in 1965, she added.)
Persons: Queen Elizabeth II, Olivia Colman, Margaret Thatcher, Gillian Anderson, , Fagan, Elizabeth, Sally Bedell Smith, Elizabeth the Queen, Smith, Clive Irving, Elizabeth II's, Elizabeth II, Ronald Reagan, Irving, Peter Morgan, Michael Shea, Nicholas Farrell, Shea's, Brian Mulroney, Nelson Mandela, Thatcher, Prince Philip, Lady Mountbatten, Lord Mountbatten, Peter Shirley, Carolyn Harris, Winston Churchill, Morgan Organizations: Google, Conservative Party, NBC, NBC News, British, Buckingham Palace, Sunday Times, Canadian, Express Locations: Buckingham, Windsor, London, South Africa, United Kingdom
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's visit to the Los Angeles National Cemetery on Remembrance Sunday caught the ire of British broadcaster Piers Morgan. Britain's Prince Harry visits Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, where veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are buried, in Virginia, May 10, 2013. Nicholas Kamm/Pool via APDespite Morgan's comments, Prince Harry has had a deep connection with the military, including US troops. Prince Harry has also visited American memorial sites like Arlington National Cemetery. He later went on to the nearby Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to visit wounded service members.
Persons: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's, Piers Morgan, Morgan, Duke, Duchess of Sussex, Harry, Kim Jong Un, brats, Britain's Prince Harry, Nicholas Kamm, Markle, Walter, Prince Harry's Organizations: Los Angeles National, Sunday, British Army, Veterans Affairs, Royal Australian Air Force, Royal Canadian Artillery, ITV, Arlington National Cemetery, Invictus Games, United Service Organizations, Arlington National, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Sunday Times Locations: Commonwealth, West Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Iraq, Afghanistan, Virginia, American, Arlington
Five passengers aboard the first cruise ship to resume sailing in the Caribbean have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to reports and an interview with a passenger. Bryant said the five people who tested positive appear to be travelling in one group. The ship is currently at the Port of Bridgetown in Barbados, according to cruisemapper, which tracks the location of cruise ships and other vessels. The news of a cluster of infections aboard a cruise ship is a blow to the industry, which is among the hardest hit sectors of the global economy. Cruise travel has been brought largely to a standstill since March, after some of the earliest Covid-19 outbreaks occurred on cruise ships, resulting in some deaths.
Persons: Torbjorn Lund, Sue Bryant, Gene Sloan, Guy, Bryant, SeaDream, Andreas Brynestad, Sloan, NBC's, We're Organizations: SeaDream, Sunday Times, CNBC, Barbados, Barbados Port Authority, Cruise Lines International Association, U.S . Centers for Disease Control, CDC Locations: Bodo, Norway, Oslo, SeaDream, Port, Bridgetown, Barbados, Bryant, Covid, U.S, Europe
Locals read a newspaper as residents of Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland, begin celebrations in the ancestral home of US Presidential candidate Joe Biden in anticipation of the results of the US election as Biden edges closer to victory over Donald Trump. International media erupted with headlines over the weekend announcing former Vice President Joe Biden’s win in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, many depicting the world breathing a sigh of relief after several tense days of a prolonged vote count. The U.K.’s Sunday Times ran the headline: “Sleepy Joe wakes up America,” a poke at incumbent President Donald Trump’s derogatory nickname for the 77-year-old Biden. Many British papers focused on the enduring legacy of the now lame-duck Trump, who is refusing to accept Biden’s victory and is launching legal challenges in several states. Britain’s The Times described “joyous scenes after days of deadlock” across the U.S. after Biden’s win.
Persons: Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Joe Biden’s, soberly, Sleepy Joe, Donald Trump’s, Biden, Trump, “ Donald Trump, Britain’s, didn’t, “ Joe Biden, , Boris Johnson Organizations: Presidential, Biden, Donald Trump . International, Sunday Times, BBC, Guardian, EU Locations: Ballina, Co, Mayo, Ireland
At age six, Perino told her family that she would one day work in the White House. Perino transitioned into communications, in both the public and private sphere, before she worked her way up to becoming former President George W. Bush's press secretary. After Bush left office, she began contributing to Fox News, first defending Bush's legacy, then providing her own opinions. She worked her way up to become former President George W. Bush's White House press secretary, delivering 145 press briefings. She's been on Fox News for nearly a decade, first defending Bush's legacy then discussing her own opinions.
Persons: Dana Perino, Perino, George W, Bush's, Bush, she's, She's, that's Organizations: Fox News, Fox, Perino, Washington Post, News Max,, University of Illinois Alumni Association, Austin Chronicle, Sunday Times, Denver Post, Politico, Los Angeles Times Locations: Bay Head , New Jersey, Mediaite, USA
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