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Liverpool E-scooter trial: new measures introduced to improve safety

A set of new measures are being introduced to help improve the safety of the e-scooter trial underway in Liverpool – including new mandatory parking zones and reduced hours of operation during weekends. Launched in October 2020, the scheme has been both successful and highly popular – with more than 800,000 rides taken so far and over 1.8 million miles travelled by users of the pilot.

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Liverpool E-scooter trial: new measures introduced to improve safety

Sheryl Crow admits she got sick of playing her biggest song live

Even currently active, high-achieving artists can feel the need to brush up on their playing, because the recording/touring/promoting cycle steamrolls everything in its wake – especially cherished older songs. It’s something Sheryl Crow had to address in the run up to her solo, multi-instrumental show, which streams globally today.

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Sheryl Crow admits she got sick of playing her biggest song live

Road surface removed as work continues on West Midlands Metro extension

Work has been forging ahead to build the new Metro extension between Wednesbury and Brierley Hill in a week when the service was hit by faults on some of its trams. The road surface is now being removed along Castle Hill in Dudley for track to be installed as a new line is built through the Black Country.

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Road surface removed as work continues on West Midlands Metro extension

1,000 Oregon Zoo passes offered as vaccine incentive this weekend

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Another giveaway has been announced to entice Oregonians to get their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, and this time it’s for a chance to visit one of Portland’s popular attractions for free. The Oregon Zoo said Wednesday that Metro, the government agency that operates it, will be giving away 1,000 free passes to future zoo goers.

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1,000 Oregon Zoo passes offered as vaccine incentive this weekend

Delta wave 'might be slowing down and could peak in two weeks'

The UK may already be through the worst of the wave of Delta Covid cases amid signs that infections appear to be ‘levelling off.’ Positive test results surged in the first two weeks of June – going from 3,165 on the first day of the month to 9,055 yesterday, the highest daily figure since February.

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Delta wave 'might be slowing down and could peak in two weeks'

Christian Eriksen's doctor reveals Dane's first words after regaining consciousness on the pitch

The football world was left in shock last week after Christian Eriksen collapsed on the field during Denmark's clash with Finland. The Inter Milan star underwent extensive treatment on the pitch as medics worked frantically to save his life in front of frightened fans and players. Miraculously, they were able to revive Christian before stabilising him and immediately taking him to hospital for further treatment.

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Christian Eriksen's doctor reveals Dane's first words after regaining consciousness on the pitch

Disruption for Metro passengers after five trains were cancelled - with one vandalised overnight

Four trains had to be taken out of service on Thursday due to developing faults and one was removed after it was damaged at the Howdon depot in North Tyneside Metro passengers faced disruption on Thursday morning after five trains had to be taken out of service - one of them due to vandalism.

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Disruption for Metro passengers after five trains were cancelled - with one vandalised overnight

North East news LIVE: Metro trains withdrawn due to vandalism and faults

ChronicleLive's breaking news service including Thursday's traffic, travel, weather, sport and more covering Newcastle and the North East Broken down lorry on A1 cleared Met Office weather forecast for today New 'super club' The Lofts to open in Newcastle Durham students asked to take three Covid tests a week after Delta variant outbreak

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North East news LIVE: Metro trains withdrawn due to vandalism and faults

Metro to give out 1,000 Oregon Zoo passes at Portland-area vaccine clinics

If you get vaccinated in the greater Portland area this weekend, you could be one of 1,000 people who get free passes to the Oregon Zoo. The Metro, which operates the zoo, is distributing the passes at the Oregon Convention Center, as well as local vaccine clinics focused on reaching Black communities, Indigenous communities, and communities of color.

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Metro to give out 1,000 Oregon Zoo passes at Portland-area vaccine clinics

Call for support of public transport as Metro passenger numbers remain at 60% of pre-pandemic level

Metro, bus and rail provided a ‘national service’ at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, even if they only carried one passenger, according to transport chiefs. Bosses have warned it could take networks ‘decades’ to recover from the slump in traveller numbers caused by the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdowns.

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Call for support of public transport as Metro passenger numbers remain at 60% of pre-pandemic level

Amazon, Metro Pledge To Build 1,000 Affordable Housing Units

WASHINGTON, DC — Amazon and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority are working together to create more than 1,000 new affordable housing units at Metro stations across the D.C. area. “This represents another return on the region’s extraordinary investment in mass transit, as the partnership with Amazon will accelerate transit-oriented development, grow ridership, and keep our region competitive with other global economic centers,” Metro Board Chair Paul Smedberg said in a statement Wednesday.

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Amazon, Metro Pledge To Build 1,000 Affordable Housing Units

Police Investigating Deadly Double Shooting In West Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Baltimore City Police are investigating a fatal double shooting that happened late Tuesday night. Police responded to the 1600 block of Moreland Avenue around 11:30 p.m. They found a 44-year-old and a 36-year-old man with gunshot wounds. Both were taken to local hospitals.

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Police Investigating Deadly Double Shooting In West Baltimore

Union warns passengers to be braced for 'Metro misery' as its members stage week-long strike over pay freeze

Union leaders have said passengers of the Tyne and Wear Metro should brace themselves for “misery” during rail maintenance strikes staged over seven days. Unite has warned the action will impact in rail travel across the North East after its members employed by Swiss firm Stadler voted to strike in response its pay freeze.

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Union warns passengers to be braced for 'Metro misery' as its members stage week-long strike over pay freeze

Will vaccine shortages be the next threat to UK’s roadmap to freedom?

The UK’s vaccine rollout is now lagging behind other European countries with leaders admitting supplies of the crucial Pfizer jab are ‘tight.’ Latest figures show only 368,555 doses were administered on Monday, around half the 844,285 jabs given out on a single day in March.

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Will vaccine shortages be the next threat to UK’s roadmap to freedom?

Suzanne Shaw changed lifestyle for mental health

took up running and a vegan diet to change her lifestyle after her mental health deteriorated changed her lifestyle to ease the pressure on her mental health. The former 'Emmerdale' actress decided to take up running and follow a vegan diet after she noticed her mental health was deteriorating as she had put on a few pounds.

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Suzanne Shaw changed lifestyle for mental health

Cash injection for popular Bath business thanks to West of England grant

A popular Bath business is set to receive a cash injection from the West of England Combined Authority to help it create a number of new jobs. WECA leader Metro Mayor Dan Norris visited Wild Swim Bike Run on Monday 14th June to find out more about their guided tours with a difference.

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Cash injection for popular Bath business thanks to West of England grant

Depot staff from Tyne and Wear Metro to strike for seven days

Staff from the Tyne and Wear Metro are set for seven days of industrial action starting this month, on the 28th June. The Unite and RMT union members are striking over a pay dispute with their employer, Swiss rail giant Stadler, and the unions say it's in response to a wage freeze.

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Depot staff from Tyne and Wear Metro to strike for seven days

Metro border and 25km bubble to end as Melbourne eases restrictions

Acting premier James Merlino has announced that metropolitan Melbourne is moving to further ease restrictions as of 11.59pm on Thursday, June 17. The main takeaways, as predicted, is that residents of metro Melbourne are moving to the restrictions currently in place across regional Victoria. Additionally, the state’s metro-regional border will be coming down, and metro Melburnians won’t be restricted by a 25km bubble.

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Metro border and 25km bubble to end as Melbourne eases restrictions

Three armed men dressed in police-style vests carjack rideshare driver in Northeast DC

Police are looking for three men who carjacked a rideshare driver early Monday morning while wearing police-style vests in Northeast D.C. According to the police report, the independent rideshare driver was dropping off a group of people in Maryland and was asked to stop at the Washington Times Building on the 3600 block of NY Avenue NE.

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Three armed men dressed in police-style vests carjack rideshare driver in Northeast DC

What the papers say – June 16

The Wednesday papers are led by vaccine developments, trade tensions and psychic support at the Euros. Metro says NHS chief executive Sir Simon Stevens has vowed all adults in England will be able to book a first Covid-19 vaccination by the end of this week. Wednesday's front page:NOW OVER 18SGRAB JABS#tomorrowspaperstoday #BBCPapers #skypapers pic.twitter.com/VO3din5SiC

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What the papers say – June 16