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Doctor accepted bike 'gift' from Sutton 'cleared off' British Cycling's budget

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty ImagesDr Richard Freeman accepted a free bike worth several thousands of pounds as a “gift” from Shane Sutton that was “cleared off” the British Cycling budget, a medical tribunal heard.Richard Freeman says he was ‘terrified’ of the former British Cycling head coach.I went to the financial controller at British Cycling with my chequebook.However Freeman told the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service that another factor was that the riders were “disillusioned” after a poor season.“The riders were used to cycling doctors – experienced doctors, I was a fish out of water.

Doctors deliver baby after pregnant Chicago woman dies in shooting

© Provided by The IndependentDoctors in Chicago delivered the baby of a woman who was fatally shot while eight months pregnant.A 35-year-old pregnant woman identified as Stacy Jones was found on the city’s south side with two gunshot wounds to her back, Fox 32 reported.The woman was rushed to hospital in critical condition but later died.However, Doctors at the University of Chicago Medical Center were able to deliver her baby.The baby remains in critical condition and was transferred to another hospital.

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London will pass 'trigger point' to enter Tier 2 restrictions 'in next few days', Sadiq Khan says

© Provided by Evening Standard (Getty Images)It is "inevitable" London will pass a “trigger point” to enter the higher Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions in the “next few days”, Mayor Sadiq Khan has said.“Doing that not simply stops the spread of the virus but also avoids months and months and months of restrictions in Tier 1, 2 or 3.“At the moment, businesses are being hammered because of Covid-19 consequences without proper financial support, can you imagine there being four five months with these restrictions.Nottingham has the highest Covid-19 rate in England, with 843 new cases per 100,000 in the seven days up to October 9.Ealing in the city’s west was faring worst with 119 new cases while Bexley had the lowest number of new cases at 51.6.

UK coronavirus LIVE: Sir Keir Starmer calls for 'circuit breaker' lockdown in England as UK death toll hits four-month high

© (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) Commuters walk across London Bridge during the morning rush hour towards the offices in the financial district of the City of London, in London, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020.In response to the coronavirus' resurgence, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce in Parliament on Monday a three-tier local lockdown system, formally known as "Local COVID Alert Levels," for England, his office said.Sir Keir Starmer has urged the Prime Minister to implement a two to three week "circuit breaker" lockdown in England to stem the tide of rising coronavirus infections.It came 24 hours after Boris Johnson announced a new "three-tier" system for local lockdowns in England, despite being warned by the Government's scientific advisors that a national "circuit breaker" was needed.Earlier the Department of Health reported a further 143 coronavirus deaths in the UK, the highest daily death toll since June 10.

Peru opens Machu Picchu for single tourist stranded by Covid

Mr Katayama was permitted to enter the ruins on Saturday with the head of the park "so that he can do this before returning to his country", Mr Neyra said.

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Apple iPhone 12: The chip advance set to make smartphones smarter

But in the years to come, some applications of the gains 5nm and then 3nm tech promise should be become obvious beyond smartphones - smart glasses that don't look too bulky, smartwatches that last longer between charges, and perhaps affordable self-driving cars.

US election 2020: The people who almost always predict the president

"It's a very difficult decision because both of our choices are not ideal," she says."It's kind of amazing that we are where we are, and we have the candidates that we have."She's concerned about Mr Biden's age, while Mr Trump's comments are a turn-off."He's very rude and very degrading for a lot of people," she says.

Amy Coney Barrett: Trump Supreme Court nominee sidesteps questions

She also stated that she had had "no conversation with the president or any of his staff" about how she might rule on the healthcare case, adding that it would be a "complete violation of the independence of the judiciary" for someone to put a judge on a court to get a "particular result".