VW has put aside an initial €6.5bn (£4.8bn) to deal with the costs of the crisis, although that sum could be dwarfed by fines from US regulators. The carmaker has enlisted Kirkland & Ellis – the US law firm employed by BP during the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster – to deal with its mounting legal claims, as well as possible criminal investigations in the US. … [Read more...] about VW scandal: UK to rerun emissions tests
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I want to reassure you that it is always possible to put yourself back together again, and I have seen it happen many times with patients in my own medical practice. As a society, we do not teach our children or ourselves about how to treat emotional distress, and yet there are so many simple strategies and techniques. No matter how hard your life seems to have become, hostilities will end, peace and calm will be restored, and you will once again feel normal, even if it is in a world forever reshaped by this ghastly virus. … [Read more...] about Keep calm and conquer coronaphobia: We’ve felt safe cocooned at home – Now with lockdown easing, many of us find our anxiety tipping into a full-blown fear of going out
The movement that grew around Wallace in the middle and late ’40s many ways resembles the one built by Sanders over the last five years. Both Wallace and Sanders presented themselves as the true heir to Roosevelt, proposing to steer the party back to its New Deal roots after it had lost its way. Wallace, like Sanders, mobilized a passionate base whose intensity at times obscured how few people the movement actually represented. Both came to rely on the energy supplied by their most passionate and ideologically extreme supporters, some of whom were hostile to the Democratic Party and had no use for it except as a vehicle for a left-wing takeover. And both Sanders and Wallace tended to delude themselves into thinking they represented the true sentiment of the party’s voters, and by mobilizing a populist rebellion, they could seize it back from the corrupt nexus of financial interests that had gained nefarious control. … [Read more...] about Is This the Blueprint for Sanders and AOC to Take Over the Democratic Party?
Woolacombe Bay Holidays Parks: All our Parks are now closed to holiday guests and the company is currently planning to reopen on June 1. … [Read more...] about When will holiday parks and campsites open again in the UK?
Juan Marin, vice-president of the Junta de Andalucia which is the regional government responsible for areas like the Brit-popular Costa del Sol, insisted today/yesterday (SUN) rapid Covid-19 tests on foreign tourists could be the way forward for the recovery of the International holiday market. … [Read more...] about Benidorm suffers holiday cancellations from Brits as Boris Johnson reveals plan to impose 14-day quarantine from June 8