Euronews 12 Jan 2021

UK free school meal supplier apologises for quantity of food parcels


A supplier of free school meals in the UK has admitted that the "quantity has fallen short" in some parcels sent to feed children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

It's estimated an emergency food parcel could be handed out every nine seconds to people across the country.

The Trussell Trust, which supports more than 1,200 food banks across the UK, said its network
After a week-long ordeal, more than 300 students kidnapped from a school in northwest Nigeria are free and back in Katsina state.
Details of their rescue are still not clear - including who was responsible and whether a ransom was paid. Some of the boys say they were beaten daily by their captors.
They are now in the city of Katsina, undergoing medical checks before being reunited with their families.
Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from the city of Katsina.
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