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US imposes record $7.5 billion tariffs on EU goods, targeting wine and Airbus

France 24 Friday, 18 October 2019
The United States imposed tariffs on a record $7.5 billion worth of European Union goods on Friday, despite threats of retaliation, with Airbus, French wine and Scottish whiskies among the high-profile targets.
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Nicola Sturgeon: Students not at fault for surging coronavirus cases [Video]

Nicola Sturgeon: Students not at fault for surging coronavirus cases

Nicola Sturgeon has insisted students are not to blame for a rise incoronavirus outbreaks, as she announced a record daily total of new Covid-19cases. Hundreds of students at universities across Scotland are self-isolatingafter outbreaks of the virus. All students face disciplinary action if theybreak strict measures imposed on them by their universities, including bans onvisiting pubs over this weekend and restrictions on socialising. Speaking atthe daily briefing in Edinburgh, the First Minister said 558 people testedpositive for coronavirus in Scotland in the past 24 hour, bringing the totalto 26,518. This is the highest daily total since the pandemic began.

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High Court trials in Scotland set to begin with remote jury centres at cinema [Video]

High Court trials in Scotland set to begin with remote jury centres at cinema

The first trials using a cinema complex to host a jury will begin next week ina bid to address the court case backlog worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.Interview with Tim Barraclough, director of the Judicial Office for Scotland.From Tuesday, some High Court cases in Edinburgh and Livingston will havejuries sitting in five screens of the Odeon cinema at Fort Kinnaird retailpark in the capital.

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Nicola Sturgeon: R number possibly as high as 1.6 in Scotland [Video]

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Nicola Sturgeon said the R number in Scotland – the average number of otherpeople infected with the virus by each person with Covid-19 – could nowpossibly be as high as 1.6. Speaking at the start of First Minister’sQuestions at Holyrood, she said the latest figures showed why the ScottishGovernment had announced further “tough measures” aimed at curbingcoronavirus.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that a record total of 486 people tested positive for coronavirus in Scotland in the past 24 hours, Ms Sturgeon described the figures as "a real cause for concern" during her government press conference in Edinburgh today. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Campaign group send a message to Trump at Turnberry [Video]

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Campaign group Led By Donkeys project the amount of times Trump has golfedduring the pandemic, alongside the US death toll, onto the Trump Turnberrygolf course in Scotland.

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