Big Issue kits out vendors for a safe return to selling on the UK streets
Interview with Dave Martin, 55, Big Issue vendor in Hammersmith.
The Big Issue Group has kitted out vendors with PPE and contactless payment equipment to allow their sellers to get back to work as of July 6.
The Big Issue, which offers homeless and vulnerably housed people across the UK a means by which to earn a legitimate income, had to stop selling the magazine with immediate effect on March 20 due to the pandemic.
As of today, 2,000 vendors will be back out selling the magazine across England, Scotland and Wales, for the first time in 15 weeks.
A video of a doctor in Assam dancing to cheer up Covid-19 patients has gone viral on the internet. The video shows Dr Arup Senapati dancing to a Bollywood number at the Silchar hospital. The doctor can be seen shaking his leg while wearing a PPE kit. The doctor is winning praise from several quarters. Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan also commented on the video and praised the doctor. ‘Tell Dr Arup I’m gonna learn his steps and dance as good as him someday in Assam. Terrific spirit,’ Hrithik tweeted. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Even as COVID-19 is taking a toll on the world population, especially the frontline workers, a video of a doctor from Silchar Medical College dancing in his PPE kit has gone viral. The PPE-clad doctor is seen shaking his legs on a popular Bollywood song and showing some interesting dance moves to cheer patients suffering from coronavirus. Anup Senapati is an ENT Surgeon by profession and he thought of spreading positive vibes and smiles through his talent. Total 7,72,055 active cases and 1,14,610 deaths have been recorded till date due to COVID-19.
It is official, the British and Irish Lions will play in a curtain-raiser Testmatch against Japan in Scotland's own Murrayfield stadium next summer, on June26. It will be the first time the Lions have played at home since drawing25-25 with Argentina in Cardiff 15 years ago. The Lions have never previouslyplayed in Scotland, so it is sure to be an exciting moment for fans. Managingdirector Ben Calveley hopes supporters will be able to be present given thecurrent restrictions.
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Scotland's First Minister has said that restrictions on hospitality north of the border will be in place for a week longer than previously stated. The Scottish Government will publish a tiered system of restrictions on Friday, Nicola Sturgeon has said, which will come into effect on November 2. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford has insisted that the “firebreak”lockdown in Wales will end on November 9 and is designed deliberately to be“short but very sharp”. He told BBC Breakfast that the effects of thelockdown, which begins at 6pm on Friday, will not be seen within the two-weekperiod but after it.
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