Secret plans helped Brooklyn synagogue defy Cuomo to pull off 7,000-person maskless wedding

A Hasidic wedding in Brooklyn slipped under the radar of city officials as it crammed 7,000 maskless people into a synagogue in defiance of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s coronavirus restrictions. On November 8, crowds gathered shoulder to shoulder in the Yetev Lev temple in Williamsburg to celebrate the nuptials of Yoel Teitelbaum, grandson of Satmar Grand … Read more Secret plans helped Brooklyn synagogue defy Cuomo to pull off 7,000-person maskless wedding

Secret plans helped Brooklyn synagogue defy Cuomo to pull off 7,000-person maskless wedding

A Hasidic wedding in Brooklyn slipped under the radar of city officials as it crammed 7,000 maskless people into a synagogue in defiance of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s coronavirus restrictions. On November 8, crowds gathered shoulder to shoulder in the Yetev Lev temple in Williamsburg to celebrate the nuptials of Yoel Teitelbaum, grandson of Satmar Grand … Read more Secret plans helped Brooklyn synagogue defy Cuomo to pull off 7,000-person maskless wedding

Pub landlord claims competitive eating contest didn’t defy lockdown

A pub landlord has been slammed for hosting a competitive eating contest during lockdown and claiming he wasn’t breaking the rules because it’s an ‘elite sport’. Craig Harker, 33, received a call from the council after complaints were made over an eating competition that was held at The George Pub and Grill in Stockton-on-Tees, County … Read more Pub landlord claims competitive eating contest didn’t defy lockdown

Pub landlord claims competitive eating contest didn’t defy lockdown

A pub landlord has been slammed for hosting a competitive eating contest during lockdown and claiming he wasn’t breaking the rules because it’s an ‘elite sport’. Craig Harker, 33, received a call from the council after complaints were made over an eating competition that was held at The George Pub and Grill in Stockton-on-Tees, County … Read more Pub landlord claims competitive eating contest didn’t defy lockdown

Gym owners vow to defy second lockdown and remain OPEN despite risk of being hit with £10,000 fine

Gym owners have vowed to defy a second lockdown and remain open despite the risk of being hit with a £10,000 if they ignore new Covid-19 regulations. A number of gyms across England say they ‘refuse to obey the tyranny’ and will disobey the rules, which come into effect at midnight on Thursday. Pubs, restaurants, … Read more Gym owners vow to defy second lockdown and remain OPEN despite risk of being hit with £10,000 fine

Revellers defy the perils of Storm Alex and coronavirus curfew for a Saturday night out in the rain

Revellers have defied the perils of Storm Alex and the coronavirus curfew for a Saturday night out in strong gales and torrential rain. Young drinkers flooded the streets of Newcastle, Manchester and Leeds last night, with many carrying umbrellas while others held their jackets over their heads to shield themselves from the conditions. Party-goers in … Read more Revellers defy the perils of Storm Alex and coronavirus curfew for a Saturday night out in the rain

So much for the WFH directive, Boris! Tens of thousands of staff defy home-work call to head in

Tens of thousands of Britons defied the Prime Minister’s call to avoid the office today as they headed back to work to save the economy. Some of the county’s biggest firms declared ‘nothing had changed’ following Boris Johnson’s desk-banging performance last night. Most had already been allowing staff to split time between home and the … Read more So much for the WFH directive, Boris! Tens of thousands of staff defy home-work call to head in

Trump is expected to defy RBG’s dying wish and nominate replacement in days

President Donald Trump is expected to ignore the dying wish of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and nominate her replacement in the coming days in a rush to hurry through a conservative judge before the election.  Ginsburg had hoped that Trump would not be the president to select the next Justice, concerned with the … Read more Trump is expected to defy RBG’s dying wish and nominate replacement in days

Trump is expected to defy RBG’s dying wish and nominate replacement in days

President Donald Trump is expected to ignore the dying wish of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and nominate her replacement in the coming days in a rush to hurry through a conservative judge before the election.  Ginsburg had hoped that Trump would not be the president to select the next Justice, concerned with the … Read more Trump is expected to defy RBG’s dying wish and nominate replacement in days

The US stock market and UK property market defy economic gravity

There are markets on both sides of the Atlantic that are prone to sporadic bouts of mania – and it looks as if we are witnessing a frenzy now even as the coronavirus crisis twists and turns. Seemingly economic gravity-defying stints are being put in by the property market in the UK and the stock … Read more The US stock market and UK property market defy economic gravity