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Oct. 15—The British government on Friday said it will offer 800 short-term work permits to pork butchers, according to Bloomberg, after repeated requests from the industry to ease immigration rules. The coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic and Brexit have led to a shortage of workers up to a point that thousands of animals had to be culled on farms. The government will also enable meat ...

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London — A review of MPs' security has been ordered following the death of Conservative MP Sir David Amess, who was fatally stabbed while meeting constituents.Official sources told the PA news agency that a 25-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder is believed to be a British national with Somali heritage.The death of Sir David - which is being investigated by counter-terror officers - ...

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Oct. 15—If you love to camp, would like to work from home and maybe have some tech skills for building and running apps and websites, Sarah Smith is looking for you. Smith is founder and CEO of The Dyrt, the nation's top app for camping that now has someone visiting every second of every day on average — a projected 20 million visitors this year alone. It's the most-used camping app in the ...

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It’s going to take more than the return of quarterback Tua Tagovailoa from an injury to fix what’s gone wrong for the Dolphins, Miami coach Brian Flores said, but that doesn’t mean the NFL team’s fans aren’t looking to the former Alabama All-American to save the season. The Dolphins made Tagovailoa the centerpiece of their rebuilding program when they added the QB with the fifth choice in the ...

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Oct. 15—MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — The No. 21-ranked West Virginia University men's soccer team travels to Kalamazoo, Michigan, for a Mid-American Conference match at Western Michigan on Saturday, Oct. 16. Kickoff at the WMU Soccer Complex is set for 12 p.m. ET. Of note, Saturday's match will not be streamed. "(Western Michigan) has a way of doing things and has an identity," WVU coach Dan ...

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Friday implored Congress to pass his party’s major spending bill, saying it would expand access to child care and make America more competitive in the global economy. “Millions of American parents, especially moms, can’t be part of the workforce because they can’t afford the cost of child care,” Biden said Friday in a library at the Capitol Child Development ...

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In the leadup to the Dolphins’ Week 6 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in London on Sunday, the team was moving carefully but with cautious optimism that it would have its starting quarterback in the lineup for the first time in more than a month. And coach Brian Flores made it all but a formality before Friday’s practice, again saying that Tua Tagovailoa would make his first start since ...

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Sinsheim, Germany — Ihlas Bebou scored a brace as Hoffenheim beat Cologne for the seventh time in a row in the Bundesliga, a 5-0 clobbering on Friday night.Togo forward Bebou opened the scoring in the 31st off a defence-splitting pass from Andrej Kramaric, rounding goalkeeper Timo Horn and slotting into the empty net.Cologne were beaten for good right after the restart from Bebou's backheeler ...

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Charlotte World War II veteran Puzant Torigian dedicated much of his life to helping people end their addiction to nicotine and tobacco. When a colleague in 1959 challenged him to develop a tobacco- and nicotine-free cigarette, Torigian, a chemist by profession, went to work testing tobacco substitutes in his lab, according to a blog on WeirdUniverse.net. He tried “kale, grape, cabbage, ...

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Berlin/Hamburg — Several thousand people took to the streets on Friday evening to protest the eviction of the left-wing "Koepi" encampment in central Berlin. The mood was very aggressive, said a police spokeswoman. There were attacks on policemen and policewomen and some colleagues were injured. Some vehicles were also damaged. The number of participants was in the upper four-digit range, ...