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Devuan Beowulf 3.0 release continues to resist the Debian fork's Grendel – systemd

The Register - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 13:46
Minimalist distro aims to be the go-to for systemd-free Linux installations

The Devuan team has released Beowulf 3.0.0, based on Debian Buster, but with the systemd init system - now standard in Debian - removed.…

Categories: Technology

Air ambulance lands in park after man stabbed in stomach

This Is Total Essex - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 13:44
The victim was rushed to hospital for treatment
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Half of Israelis support West Bank annexation, poll finds

Reuters - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 13:42
Half of Israelis support annexing parts of the occupied West Bank, although they are divided over whether to take the step without U.S. support, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday.

Poland sets June 28 date for rescheduled presidential election

Reuters - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 13:38
Poland picked June 28 on Wednesday as a new date for a presidential election that was cancelled last month amid the coronavirus pandemic, setting the stage for a short campaign that could weaken the country's nationalist government.

Germany, shocked by George Floyd death, vows to counter racism

Reuters - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 13:28
The German government is shocked by the death of George Floyd, an unarmed American black man, at the hands of police and must work to counter racism at home like other countries, a government spokesman said on Wednesday.

PM Johnson says quarantine vital to prevent COVID-19 reinfection

Reuters - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 13:18
Quarantine measures Britain plans to introduce for almost all international travellers from June 8 are vital to ensure the country's rate of COVID-19 infection does not increase again, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday.

As Lufthansa retrenches, Wizz Air looks to spread wings

Reuters - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 13:09
Lufthansa pledged tough restructuring on Wednesday, even as budget rival Wizz Air upgraded a Middle Eastern expansion - underscoring the contrasting fortunes among airlines grappling with the coronavirus crisis.

Lufthansa vows extensive revamp as losses balloon

Reuters - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 13:05
Lufthansa has pledged a wide-ranging restructuring, from job cuts to sales of non-core assets, as it seeks to repay a 9 billion euro (8.01 billion pounds) state bailout and navigate deepening losses in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

TUI strikes compensation deal with Boeing, delays 737 MAX deliveries

Reuters - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 13:03
Europe's biggest travel company, TUI Group, said it has struck a deal with Boeing for compensation and deferred deliveries of the grounded 737 MAX jet, boosting its finances as it seeks to survive the coronavirus pandemic.

Armed police rush to ongoing incident near Essex train station

This Is Total Essex - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 13:03
A number of armed officers are in the area
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UK police say appalled by death of Floyd and violence which followed

Reuters - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 13:02
British police said they were appalled by the way George Floyd lost his life and by the violence which followed in U.S. cities but called on potential protesters in the United Kingdom to work with police as coronavirus restrictions remain in place.

Of course black lives matter, says PM Johnson

Reuters - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 13:02
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday black lives mattered and he supported the right to protest, in a lawful and socially-distanced way, after the killing by police of George Floyd in the United States stirred widespread anger.

PM Johnson promises COVID-19 test results within 24 hours by end of month

Reuters - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 13:00
The results of almost all tests for the coronavirus should be available within 24 hours by the end of this month, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday.

The UK's favourite lockdown cheese is Big and Red but doesn't require a stinking great audit after consumption

The Register - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 12:59
Curd is the word as bored Brits search options for cheese and wine nights in

With National Cheese Day looming, turophiles have been stocking up, according to a fresh top 10 of searches for the UK's favourite lockdown cheeses.…

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Police update on condition of teen stabbed in park attack

This Is Total Essex - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 12:53
One man has been arrested in connection with the attack
Categories: Local News

Gulf OPEC members not planning additional voluntary oil cuts beyond June - sources

Reuters - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 12:53
Gulf OPEC producers Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates have no plans to extend beyond June their voluntary additional oil cuts of 1.18 million barrels per day (bpd), two sources said on Wednesday.

PM Johnson tells China: We'll not walk away from Hong Kong people

Reuters - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 12:51
Britain will not walk away from the people of Hong Kong if China imposes a national security law that would conflict with its international obligations under a 1984 accord, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday.

UK COVID-19 death toll surpasses 50,000 - Reuters tally

Reuters - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 12:49
The United Kingdom's COVID-19 death toll surpassed 50,000 on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally of official data sources that highlighted the country's place as one of the worst hit in the world.

Video captures moment huge RAF aircraft flies over Essex

This Is Total Essex - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 12:32
The airport tweeted to say the flight was a 'treat' from the airforce.
Categories: Local News

Heavy rain expected as warm Essex weather comes to sudden end

This Is Total Essex - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 12:22
The weekend is looking like it is going to be very wet
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