The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden: Focus on vaccine, virus, travel

> International: Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Sunday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. López Obrador, 67, tweeted that he has mild symptoms and that he is receiving medical treatment, adding that he is “optimistic.” López Obrador’s announcement came shortly after a report that he will speak today with Russian President Vladimir […]

Mental Health Act reforms aim to tackle high rate of black people sectioned

The proposed changes build on the recommendations made by Sir Simon Wessely’s independent review of the Mental Health Act in 2018 and will ensure the act’s powers are used in the least restrictive way, the Department of Health and Social Care said.

CAPPA to NAFDAC: Make Fats and Oils Regulations Bill new year gift for Nigerians

While echoing WHO in pointing out that “Several countries have, in fact, virtually eliminated industrially-produced TFA from the food supply through implementation of systematic policy actions and monitoring programmes,” CAPPA said the time for NAFDAC to act for a trans fat-free Nigeria is now.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons player discovers Resetti’s name is directly mentioned in-game

User Starterxy posted a screenshot on the Animal Crossing subreddit showing that Resetti’s name is directly mentioned if you call up Rescue Services with zero Nook Miles to your name. As you may already know, Rescue Services can help you out of a tricky spot if you get stuck on your island, and it will […]

Senators, Biden Admin Officials Talk New Round of Coronavirus Relief

A group of U.S. senators held talks Sunday with Biden administration officials about the president’s $1.9 billion coronavirus pandemic relief proposal and said they hoped to pass legislation before the start of an impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. 

Work on your putt all winter and be ready for the course next spring

In addition to the usual weather-related challenges, golfers have struggled this year with pandemic-induced course closures and attendance restrictions as well. As you’re about to hunker down for winter, you may be feeling frustrated by a lighter than usual season of rounds. Relieve some stress, stay active, and work on your putt at home with […]

MPs set for showdown over workers’ rights amid warnings of attack on protections

Writing exclusively for the Mirror, Shadow Business Secretary Ed Miliband says: “With all that the working people of our country have been through, with all the sacrifices they have made, with all the dangers they have faced, who could possibly think the answer is to say they have too many rights?”

‘Tories not taking mental health crisis seriously are failing our NHS heroes’

If the Government fails to protect our workforce and does not offer ­tailored mental health support to all of our health and care workers – who have experienced more death and sorrow than they ever expected – it will have to face the consequences of an even more stretched workforce when we need it the […]

Hamiltonians’ response to recycling push is more than a bit rubbish

The three categories of plastics that are recyclable are denoted by the little 1, 2 and 5 in a triangle that is printed, usually, on the bottom of each bottle or item. They are mostly polyethylene terephthalate (PET) such as soft drink and water bottles, and food packaging such as salad domes and biscuit trays; […]