Organisers of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham are no longer planningto use a single-site athletes' village. The accommodation facility was set tobe built in the Perry Barr area of the city, but the coronavirus pandemic haschanged the thinking, with three sites now being used.
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Inquiries are continuing to establish the cause of a huge blaze whichdestroyed a plastics factory in Birmingham. West Midlands Ambulance Servicesaid no patients had been treated during the fire in the Tyseley area andeveryone from the building had been accounted for. More than 100 firefighterswere sent to the scene in Seeleys Road at about 4.50pm on Monday and wereassisted by drone footage filmed by a member of West Midlands AmbulanceService’s hazardous area response team (HART). Residents in the area werestill being advised to keep windows and doors closed on Tuesday morning asaround 35 fire service personnel remained at the scene.
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Union Minister and MP from Patna Sahib Ravi Shankar Prasad on August 13 visited Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) in Patna to inspect COVID-19 facilities. Union Minister visit come amid rising COVID-19 cases in the state. He also interacted with the Doctors, medical staff present at the hospital.
Guards armed with rifles escort Dr. Kumar Gaurav as he makes the rounds at his hospital on the banks of the Ganges River. The guards are there to protect him from the relatives of patients, including those suffering from COVID-19. Libby Hogan has more.
More migrants in dinghies have been picked up by UK Border Force officials and taken to Dover today. Over 4,000 people have successfully crossed the Channel from France in small boats so far this year. More than 700 people were intercepted crossing the English Channel last week. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Home Secretary Priti Patel headed to Dover to meet Border Force staff and wasspotted disembarking from a police boat that had been out in the Channelearlier on Monday morning. Last year, Ms Patel vowed the crossings wouldbecome an “infrequent phenomenon” by now. The Home Office are also attemptingto work with the French Government to help reduce the number of boats leavingfrom beaches in the North-West of the country.
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An inflatable dinghy carrying around 20 Syrian migrants has been met by BorderForce off the coast of Dover. The packed vessel had been making its way acrossthe English Channel on Monday morning, with those on board seen waving andsmiling on their journey. They were met by the Border Force patrol boat Hunterat about 7.15am with the White Cliffs in sight. More than 4,000 migrants havenow reached the UK in 2020 by crossing the dangerous Dover Strait in smallboats. Today’s crossing comes after more than 677 people made it to the UKbetween Thursday and Sunday.
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