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Quez govt. defends lease on quarantine facility
... it's really sad because taxpayers' money deserves to be treated sacrosanct, he said. The federal government's quarantine facility, located on crown land at Pinkenba in Brisbane's east, is expected to open in a matter of weeks. Finance Minister Simon Birmingham said the Pinkenba facility would serve Australia for decades to come, like the facility that we have at Howard Springs in the Northern Territory, which has served as so useful over the last couple of years. I expect these facilities to be ...
Updated: 04/23/2022
iD Fresh Food launches Malabar Parota and Whole Wheat Parota
... Parota and Whole Wheat Parota in several cities of the US and the UK on Thursday. P.C., founder and CEO of iD Fresh Food , took to Twitter. These parotas are now available in over 200 stores in the states of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, London, Birmingham, Leicester, Scotland and Bournemouth, Ireland, according to Musthafa . He said that the store will soon be available in 2000 stores for all Indian groceries. iD Fresh Foods was founded in Bengaluru by P.C. Musthafa was founded in 2005 and ...
Updated: 04/22/2022
Severe mental illnesses linked to increased mortality
... mental illnesses have a higher chance of dying due to cardiac complications. According to a study published in PLOS Medicine on Tuesday, those with severe mental illnesses have a higher chance of dying due to cardiac complications. The University of Birmingham's United Kingdom Amanda Lambert and other collaborators reviewed 108 studies that included over 30 million people between the ages of 16 and 65 years when they were diagnosed with a severe mental illness, such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia....
Updated: 04/20/2022
Missouri woman killed as tornadoes sweep across US
... and huge hail in parts of the central and southern United States. A possible tornado tore roofs off homes in a public housing community and peppered cars with debris Wednesday night in rural Greene County, Alabama, located about 90 miles southwest of Birmingham. Billy Hicks , who lives in the area, said he was lying down when he heard a rush of wind that lasted only a few seconds. I jumped up and put my clothes on and put my shoes on when everything was over with. I came to the side door and looked ...
Updated: 04/14/2022
WalletHub finds the best cities to celebrate Easter
... the holiday. For its report, WalletHub compared the 100 most populated U.S. cities based on 13 metrics within those four categories. WalletHub also found out how cities ranked based on metrics, as well as its overall report. According to WalletHub , Birmingham, Alabama, has the most churches per capita while New York City has the fewest. Birmingham was found to have the highest percentage of Christian population, while Colorado Springs, Colorado, had the lowest percentage of Christian population....
Updated: 04/13/2022
Australia's Victoria to host Commonwealth Games 2026
... to Victoria is fantastic news for New Zealand. New Zealand athletes will have a home advantage with better travel, training and performance opportunities, and just a quick flight for friends, whanau family and fans to support the team on the ground. Birmingham will host the Commonwealth Games from July 28 - Aug 8 after replacing South Africa, who were stripped of them in 2017 due to a lack of progress in preparations.
Updated: 04/12/2022
Scott Morrison insists he has no knowledge of half a million pounds in taxpayer funds
... The report stated that the Ministerial Standards do not address the broader integrity and conflict of interest issues that can be a result of relationships that do not amount to ongoing or family relationships. Mr Morrison's Finance Minister, Simon Birmingham, argued that he was not aware of the details despite the settlement with Ms Miller being negotiated by his department. In terms of the way that those probity and privacy and confidentiality matters apply, I just do not get into those deliberations ...
Updated: 04/12/2022
Day 2 of the federal election campaign gets under way
... Australians can bulk-bill appointments. Finance Minister unable to answer questions about $500,000 payment to former government staffer He was asked about a $500,000 settlement made to a former Liberal staffer by the Finance Department . According to Birmingham, negotiations with a former employee in a termination settlement or similar happen at arm's length from ministers. News Breakfast host Lisa Millar pressed the minister further, saying, we're talking about a cabinet minister and a former Liberal ...
Updated: 04/11/2022
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