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by Bernard on Tue Feb 2nd, 2021 at 02:50:44 PM EST
Captain Sir Tom Moore: 'National inspiration' dies with Covid-19
Captain Sir Tom Moore has died with coronavirus.

The 100-year-old, who raised almost £33m for NHS charities by walking laps of his garden, was admitted to Bedford Hospital on Sunday.

The Queen led tributes to Capt Sir Tom, "recognising the inspiration he provided for the whole nation and others across the world".

His daughters said they "shared laughter and tears" with their father in their final few hours together.

by Bernard on Tue Feb 2nd, 2021 at 08:51:19 PM EST
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by Cat on Wed Feb 3rd, 2021 at 04:58:42 PM EST
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Trading shares in 'dark pools' can save money, says Britain free of EU rules
announced by UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
by Cat on Wed Feb 3rd, 2021 at 04:55:46 PM EST
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The National
Baroness Dido Harding also warned that around 20,000 people a day contacted by England's Test and Trace system are not fully complying with instructions to self-isolate.

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She added: "Between our business plan being published and us going into the lockdown we're in now, we've seen the virus mutate, we've seen the new variant emerge - which is something that none of us were able to predict."

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Wed Feb 3rd, 2021 at 06:21:24 PM EST
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Sterling breaks above $1.38 supported by vaccine pushdemand, "pre-pandemic size", and NIRP schedule Aug 2021 - March 2022
by Cat on Wed Feb 10th, 2021 at 01:27:18 PM EST
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Strength of the US $$

USD to CNY Chart

by Oui on Wed Feb 10th, 2021 at 04:32:19 PM EST
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yes, Every POTUS inherits responsibility to export US inflation.
by Cat on Wed Feb 10th, 2021 at 05:01:20 PM EST
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by Bernard on Mon Feb 22nd, 2021 at 07:51:29 PM EST
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Commenter Viveka nails it:
Whatever you think of the head-on-pike statue's politics, you have to admit that it's beautiful and historic. To take it down now would be erasing history - pure cancel culture. It must stay, even if it is necessary to post police officers to protect it from the vandals and snowflakes.
by fjallstrom on Wed Feb 24th, 2021 at 09:55:06 AM EST
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by Cat on Thu Feb 25th, 2021 at 10:46:05 PM EST
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