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TODAY’S INSTALMENT (10 February) of the CommonSpace daily news roundup includes: Appeals court upholds ban on Trump Muslim ban, UK Government accepts responsibility for NHS England crisis, and Trump doesn’t want to inconvenience anyone.
News: Appeals court upholds ban on Trump Muslim ban
Trump insists he will pursue legal action
A US federal appeals court has refused to overturn a restraining order on an executive order by Donald Trump banning citizens from seven Muslim majority nations from entering the US. Trump has promised to continue legal action – though what exactly he intends to do is uncertain because it can’t be contained within a tweet.
London ‘Gateway to Europe’ at risk from Brexit says leading German banking regulator
Dr Andreas Dombret of the German Bundesbank has warned that the UK will likely lose its role as the world hub for financial services in the event of Brexit
Politics: UK Government accepts responsibility for NHS England crisis
Jeremy Hunt admits lack of hospital services “completely unacceptable”
After months of downplaying the crisis in NHS England, which has seen patients die after long waits for beds, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has admitted condition in the health service are “completely unacceptable”. The UK Government dismissed the seriousness of the situation in hospitals after the British Red Cross warned of an emergency situation in NHS England.
Sport: Scottish Rugby team prepare for clash with France
Team Scotland heading for Paris
In an interview with the BBC, Scottish rugby captain has spoken of his hopes for victory against France in Paris.
Culture: Work to commence on new Edinburgh concert venue
Ross Bandstand to be replaced
The Ross Bandstand in central Edinburgh, which has hosted many live events and famous protests, is set to be replaced next year with a new facility.
Weather: Cold as
Cold snap starting to bite
Its a frosty but mainly dry day across Scotland today. Lows of one degree in Fort William.
And another thing: It’s nice he’s willing to go to them
SEE YOU IN COURT, THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 9 February 2017
Trump twitter war with the world continues
US President and angry person Donald Trump has threatened to see some judges in court, which is rather convenient for them. It’s come to something when so much domestic and foreign policy is being conducted through a medium principally used for sharing gifs of French Bulldog puppies.
Pictures courtesy of bloomsberries, NHS Confederation, Joz3.69, nutmeg66, kaysgeog
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