Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 22 Nov 2020


PM to reveal road map for ‘normal life’ by Easter

Boris Johnson is set to outline a road map tomorrow to bring back “normal life” by Easter next year, according to a Downing Street source. Meanwhile, a tougher three-tiered system of local restrictions will come into force in England when the lockdown ends on 2 December. The PM is also expected to announce details of how families can see different households at Christmas.

Pennsylvania judge dismisses Trump lawsuit

A Pennsylvania judge has rejected a lawsuit from the Trump campaign that sought to annul millions of mail-in votes in the key state. Judge Matthew Brann said the suit, which was mounted on allegations of irregularities, was “without merit,” opening the way for Pennsylvania to certify Joe Biden’s win. Nationally, Biden is projected to defeat President Trump 306 to 232 in the US electoral system.

Sunak warns borrowing cannot go on ‘indefinitely’

Rishi Sunak has hinted that taxes will have to begin rising next year, warning that the nation is experiencing “economic shock” and cannot keep borrowing money “indefinitely”. The chancellor said that “by the spring” he must begin “returning to sustainable public finances”. The Sunday Times says his words are “a shot at Boris Johnson, who has backed high spending and opposed tax rises”.

Israel attacks more targets in the Gaza Strip

Israel has bombed targets in Gaza in response to a rocket attack launched from the Palestinian territory. The Israeli military says it attacked two rocket ammunition manufacturing sites, a military compound and “underground infrastructures”. A rocket was fired …read more

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Source:: The Week – All news


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