Thursday, 22nd October Daily Roundup
Here’s a quick summary of what has happened around the world over the last 24 hours, brought to you exclusively by British Herald.
Finance Minister Rishi Sunak unveiled new steps to protect jobs by easing the eligibility for his jobs furlough scheme, reducing the cost for employers, and announcing new cash grants for businesses hit by the pandemic.
The governmentcame out with new rules to protect the authenticity and origin of certain traditional British foods such as Stilton cheese and Melton Mowbray pork pies once the Brexit transition period comes to an end by the end of this year.
The government said it would bring in legislation in order to mitigate major delays and disruption at one of its busiest trade routes as the country finally leaves the EU in its fullest sense.
When US President Donald Trump locks horns with rival Democratic candidate Joe Biden during their last debate on Thursday, it will be the Republican leader’s final opportunity to make his case for re-election before the vast American electorate.
Belgium’s Foreign Minister Sophie Wilmes has been admitted to the intensive care as she is suffering from COVID-19, said her office.
Incensed by the latest US sale of weapons to Taiwan, China has vowed to retaliate.
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