6 Western states blast Utah plan to tap Colorado River water

“We remain committed to working with the other basin states to mitigate their legal and operational concerns raised by Utah’s intent to use a portion of its Colorado River allotment to provide water to Washington County,” he told The Salt Lake Tribune.

Silence from Government and Air NZ raises questions about future ownership

“It is effectively temporary, to provide the liquidity essential to Air New Zealand in its current state. With that loan in place, the airline is able to put off any market approach, thereby providing a window for any alternative restructuring plan to be developed between the company and the Government.”

PETER HITCHENS: How the Government is wading into the swamp of despotism – one muzzle at a time

Now hiking’s a crime, but dope is fine One of my rules is that the more political the police become, the more useless they are against actual crime. Here is a good example. Police who have over the past few months pursued sunbathers, hikers, people going into their own front gardens or showing their naked […]

Coronavirus: Mosques told not to reopen despite government plan

Lockdown rules: What you need to know What is the future of religious worship in the UK? Churches may not be back to normal by the end of the year A No 10 spokesperson said Mr Johnson recognised the importance of people being able to have space to “reflect and pray, to connect with their […]

Top U.S. federal election protection official says no sign of infrastructure hacks

Krebs’ pre-recorded remarks were delivered in a panel at the annual Billington CyberSecurity Summit of private and government agencies. Krebs’ remarks were taped a few weeks after White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien said that Chinese government-linked hackers were targeting election infrastructure ahead of the Nov. 3 vote.

EXCLUSIVE: Coronation Street is in the ‘final stages of a return-to-production protocol’ and is in ‘active discussions with the government’ following filming suspension amid COVID-19 crisis

While a soap representative added: ‘Dear Hollyoaks viewers. It is with a heavy heart that we have made the decision to pause filming of Hollyoaks. From Monday 30th March, we will be reducing the number of our weekly new episodes from five down to three, which will air Monday to Wednesday. 

Government’s top legal advisers divided over move to override Brexit deal

It continues: “It is the opinion of the advocate general for Scotland that the terms of the ministerial code expressly reflect a constitutional convention that ministers shall act in accordance with the rule of law, which in his view includes international law. In his opinion that includes the obligation under international law to act in […]

Common sense goes out of the window with plans to stage Rugby Championship this year

But politics aside; and even allowing for the not inconsiderable issue of union financing, for which a four or five match Bledisloe Cup series might compensate, there is the moral question. It is one rugby union needs to examine seriously, given the game always rushes to proclaim its virtue in refusing to compromise on strict […]

Morning Digest: India and China agree on 5-point plan to ease tension, AstraZeneca says COVID-19 vaccine still possible this year, and more

Badminton Association of India cancels Thomas and Uber Cups preparatory camp“With the standard protocol and seven days of mandatory quarantine not ending before September 17, the initial scheduled date of team selection, it was decided to cancel the preparatory camp and the Indian team selection was conducted by the six-member selection committee today,” the BAI […]

Plans for fans to return for iconic Melbourne sports events

Victoria state Premier Daniel Andrews on Monday said his government was in detailed negotiations with tennis and cricket administrators to find a way to have spectators attending two of Melbourne’s iconic sports events just before and just after the new year.