Fears $40m plan for Queen Vic Market will turn it into shopping centre

A plan by Melbourne City Council to add two sheds to Queen Victoria Market at a cost of almost $40 million has renewed fears that the site will be turned into something resembling a shopping centre. On Tuesday, the council will decide whether to invest $35 million to build a “trader shed” and “northern shed” […]

Schools plan for potential of remote learning into the fall

More On: schools Feminists are MIA as anti-science school closings brutally slam women Open Our Schools and other commentary Letters to the Editor — Feb. 8, 2021 Fauci rejects suggestion to delay second dose of COVID vaccine Parents of schoolchildren learning from home shouldn’t necessarily count on reclaiming the dining room table any time soon. […]

Tokyo Olympics has ‘no plan B’, insists IOC president Thomas Bach

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach maintains there is no ‘plan B’ The Tokyo Games has “no Plan B”, insists International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, who underlined the intention for the event to take place as planned this year. With the global coronavirus pandemic ongoing, there have still been doubts over whether the Olympics […]

Vegan entrepreneur sparks planning row after applying to build pool

BBC producer-turned vegan entrepreneur plunges into planning row with neighbours after applying to build swimming pool at 17th Century second home her family has rented out to large groups Ophelia and Jolyon Froud submitted plans to build pool at home in Dorset Villagers say the swimming pool is being built too close to their own gardens […]

Amazon’s plan for Hamptons hub worries swanky East End residents

More On: amazon Parler CEO and family go into hiding amid threats Amazon accused of jacking up e-book prices Letters to the editor — Jan. 16, 2021 Parler urges federal judge to order Amazon to restore its platform Amazon intends to open a mammoth warehouse at a Hamptons airport, a project that isn’t landing well […]

How to plan for a positive new year even if January looks bleak

After the year we have had, most of us will be hoping that 2021 is going to be a clean slate. The promise of a new date on the calendar is the perfect opportunity for a fresh start. But how do you ‘new year, new me’ while we’re still in a pandemic? Covid doesn’t really […]

UK plan for Christmas will see rules eased for five days

Coronavirus restrictions will be eased over Christmas for five days and allow up to three households to meet indoors as England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland agree a joint plan England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland took part in a meeting of the Cobra emergency committee The four home nations have agreed a joint plan […]

Biden’s plan to kickstart transition thwarted as Trump prolongs the fight

Save articles for later Add articles to your saved list and come back to them any time. Washington: President Donald Trump will deploy legal teams and hold campaign-style rallies in key states to prolong his fight against the US election result, refusing to concede his loss to Democrat Joe Biden and delaying vital handover work […]

No. 10 Florida, Mullen plan to resume practice next week

No. 10 Florida is planning to start returning to its football facility Monday, nearly two weeks after the program shut down because of a COVID-19 outbreak. Coach Dan Mullen, one of more than two dozen Gators who tested positive for the coronavirus last week, sounded congested as he said the team had a new positive […]