UK campaign urges people to obey lockdown rules as COVID deaths surpass 80,000

The British Government has launched a public information campaign in an effort to improve adherence to COVID lockdown restrictions.Key points:The campaign urges people to act as if they already have the virusThe rules allow for two people from different households to exercise togetherPolice warned breaking lockdown restrictions would mean more enforcementEngland went into lockdown last…Continue Reading

Campaign group puts more pressure on JBS and Cargill to address deforestation

That’s despite commitments for a decade from supermarkets and consumer goods companies to end deforestation associated with their supply chains, the campaign group said.Figures from the Brazilian space institute INPE in November 2020 showed that at least 11,088 square-kilometres of rainforest in the Amazon was razed from August 2019 to July 2020 alone – the…Continue Reading

Trump Campaign Takes Pennsylvania Election Challenge To Supreme Court

Topline The Trump campaign asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Sunday to overturn three Pennsylvania Supreme Court decisions that allowed more mail-in ballots in the state to be counted, which they say could affect enough ballots to change the state’s presidential election results, as the Trump campaign and GOP continue their quixotic effort to challenge…Continue Reading

Trump campaign legal team distances itself from attorney who touted conspiracy theories

Perhaps Sidney Powell has gone too far for even Rudy Giuliani this .The campaign legal team of U.S. President Donald Trump moved to distance itself Sunday from the firebrand conservative attorney after a tumultuous several days in which Powell made multiple incorrect statements about the voting process, unspooled unsupported and complex conspiracy theories and vowed…Continue Reading

Jab campaign: how ‘sensible’ celebrities will sell Covid vaccine to sceptics

NHS bosses are planning to enlist “sensible” celebrities and social media influencers for a campaign to persuade the public to get vaccinated against Covid-19, according to insiders.An NHS England source told The Guardian that the health service wants “people who are known and loved” such as footballer Marcus Rashford [pictured top], and who “have done sensible stuff…Continue Reading

Trump campaign presses on with US election fight but chances are dimming

President Donald Trump has not yet conceded the election to Joe Biden. Photo: AFP Lawsuits supporting president’s claims have been dismissed or withdrawn in recent days Move to prevent key states from certifying their votes is unlikely to be successful, according to legal experts Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020 Published: 10:15pm, 17 Nov, 2020 Updated:…Continue Reading

Trump Campaign Narrows Pennsylvania Election Lawsuit

Poll workers tabulate ballots at the Allegheny County Election Warehouse in Pittsburgh, Pa., November 6, 2020. (John Altdorfer/Reuters) The Trump campaign on Sunday significantly narrowed the scope of its federal lawsuit in Pennsylvania, which initially sought to throw out hundreds of thousands of votes and would have erased President-elect Joe Biden’s current lead in the…Continue Reading

Trump campaign witness says it was ‘odd’ that US troops voted for Joe Biden in large numbers

President Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the state of Michigan, alleging the ballot-handling and -counting process had disenfranchised voters. Attorneys for the campaign attached to their lawsuit dozens of notarized statements from Michigan voters, Republican poll watchers, and other observers to corroborate Trump’s claims — including one who merely said…Continue Reading

Trump Campaign Is Filing Another Election Lawsuit In Michigan — Seeks To Delay Certification Over More Claims Of ‘Unequal Treatment’

November 10, 2020 7:10 PM ET The Trump campaign will file yet another election lawsuit in Michigan, communications director Tim Murtaugh announced to reporters on a Tuesday evening phone call. The suit — which similar to prior attempts in Pennsylvania, Georgia and Nevada — seeks to block the local secretary of state from certifying the…Continue Reading

Trump campaign adviser Jason Miller shuts down rumours he may concede

One of Donald Trump’s leading campaign advisers has shut down rumours that the president may concede.Jason Miller predicted that Mr Trump will not concede the election to Joe Biden any time soon as the word is “not even in our vocabulary.”Mr Trump and leading Republicans have continued to push wild election conspiracy fraud theories despite…Continue Reading