Euronews 7 Jul 2020

'Not legally valid': Extension of district-wide measures in Gutersloh not within German law


'Not legally valid': Extension of district-wide measures in Gutersloh not within German law

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The government has made clear it is likely to amend or abandon the 2 metre distancing rule in England, from the beginning of July. The rule is intended to prevent people from passing on the coronavirus infection. The Health Secretary Matt Hancock said any change would be accompanied by other safety measures.

Meanwhile Germany's coronavirus infection rate - or R number - has risen significantly. The increase has been caused by a series of local outbreaks, mainly in north-west Germany where more than 1,000 people at a meat processing facility have tested positive.

And India is struggling to deal with the world's fourth highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases — more than 400,000 infections and over 13,000 deaths. However health workers in India have told the BBC that they believe far more people have died than recorded in the official figures.

Mishal Husain presents BBC News at Ten reports from Political Correspondent Chris Mason and from Yogita Limaye in Mumbai.
Federal authorities on Monday said Den Hollander is suspected of shooting the husband and son of US District Judge Esther Salas at her North Brunswick, New Jersey.

The FBI called Den Hollander the "primary subject," and said he is dead. Two law enforcement sources told CNN that the suspect died of what is believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

On his website, Roy Den Hollander described himself as an "anti-feminist" lawyer who defended "men's rights." His personal writings and life's work reveal a toxic stew of sexist and racist bigotry.

He had unsuccessfully filed lawsuits against bars and night clubs offering "ladies' nights," claiming they violate the 14th Amendment, and he filed suits against the federal government, challenging the constitutionality of its Violence Against Women Act -- the "Female Fraud Act," as he referred to it -- and against Columbia University, for its Women's Studies program.

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