Small Cap Awards 2020 Winners Announced At Live Virtual Ceremony
Over 200 attendees, all supporters of the small cap community have gathered online at the (optional) black tie event. Companies and advisors were present at the virtual ceremony hosted by Peter Dickson (the voice of television programme The X-Factor).
Known Drug Found To Treat Covid 19
An Oxford University trial has discovered that around two thousand hospital patients who suffered with breathing difficulties and other complications due to Coronavirus, have seen a marked improvement thanks to a cheap and widely used steroid. Dexamethasone is a steroid which is normally given to prevent the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It is also used treat many different conditions such as allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, or breathing disorders.
Events Planned To Raise Awareness Of Aphasia
June is Aphasia Awareness Month. The condition which affects over three hundred and fifty thousand people in the UK is highlighted during the month of June each year to raise people's awareness of it and ensure they know what to do if they come across anyone who is afflicted by the condition.
Event Arranged To Raise Awareness Of Difficulties Faced By People With Brain Tumours
Brain Tumour Research are encouraging people round the world to wear a hat with flowers next week as part of a new fund raising scheme aimed at bringing celebration, colour and excitement to the nation with a fantastic new event. The organisation aims to combine it's annual Wear a Flower week with the return of it's famous Wear a Hat Day.
Protests Against Racism Take Place In America
Protests have erupted across the world, sparked by the death of George Floyd, a fourty six year old black man who died when Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes while Floyd was handcuffed face down in the street.Two other officers further restrained Floyd and a fourth officer prevented onlookers from intervening: During the final three minutes Floyd was motionless and had no pulse. No attempt was made to resuscitate Mr Floyd who had Chauvin's knee on his neck for several minutes. Floyd had been arrested for passing a counterfeit bill at a nearby market. Eye witnesses captured evidence of the attack and this has been widely circulated on social media and broadcast news.
Covid 19 Pandemic Causes Increase In Hate Crime Against South Asian People
It has been revealed that the Covid 19 Pandemic which began in Wuhan, China has led to an increase in incidents of hate crime against people of East Asian and South East Asian descent. Hot spots for such incidents have been formed in Asia, Europe and the Americas. There has also been an increase in Islamophobia, homophobia, transphobia and anti-Semitism.
UK Moves In To Next Phase Of Easing Lock Down
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced details of the next phase in England where lock down measures would be eased He explained that the five main targets that the government set had been met. These are:
Has PM's Aide Broken Lockdown Legislation
The UK prime minister Boris Johnson's senior aide has held a press conference to discuss his actions after it was revealed that he left his home with his wife and son during a time when the country was meant to be in complete lock down due to the Coronavirus pandemic.