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Why your face could be set to replace your bank card

Sara Stewart pays for lunch at her favourite Mexican restaurant simply by looking at a screen To pay she simply looks at her reflection in a small LCD screen attached to the cashier’s counter. Then to add her preferred amount of tip she flashes a quick peace sign at the monitor. The entire process takes…
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Coronavirus: Work from home ‘if you can’, Michael Gove says

People in England should work from home “if they can” to reduce social mixing and slow the spread of the virus, Michael Gove has said. And plans to have spectators at sports fixtures would “pause”, the Cabinet Office Minister told BBC Breakfast. It comes as pubs, bars, restaurants and other hospitality venues in England are told they…
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Coronavirus: Asda cancels orders with suppliers

Asda is cancelling a quarter of orders with clothing suppliers despite seeing record food sales during the coronavirus pandemic.The supermarket chain has also told suppliers that it would only pay for part of such cancelled orders. A spokesperson for the supermarket said that Covid-19 had “had a significant impact” on the fashion industry. According to…
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Storm Sebastian set to drench UK with up to 50mm of rainfall

North east England and south east Scotland will bear brunt of storm   Up to 50mm of rainfall is expected to sweep parts of northeast England and southeast Scotland tonight as Storm Sebastian crosses over the UK. The Met Office has issued weather warnings for these areas to alert residents of likely flooding and possible disruptions to journey times. A Met Office forecaster told The Independent that…
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One in four teachers in England work 60-hour week despite government clampdown, study finds

More radical action needed to fix workload problem among school staff, report says Attempts by successive governments to reduce teacher workload in England have failed, with one in four working more than 60 hours a week, a study says. Teachers in England work eight hours a week longer on average than peers in comparable OECD countries, according to research led by the University…
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