On the web – July 30

The way we live now – Covid-19 is here to stay – The Economist

The way we live now – Covid-19 is here to stay. People will have to adapt
The Economist
[[] https://www.economist.com/leaders/2020/07/02/covid-19-is-here-to-stay-people-will-have-to-adapt ]

Glynn says opportunity to avoid acceleration of pandemic as seen across Europe
RTE News
Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn has said that the pandemic appears to be accelerating once again across Europe, but that “we have an opportunity to avoid a similar scenario here”.
[[] https://www.rte.ie/news/2020/0729/1156276-coronavirus-northern-ireland/ ]

Blow for Foster as DUP backbenchers defy party over bill
Belfast Telegraph
Only 14 of 28 elected DUP MLAs voted in favour of the Stormont bill. Having performed so strongly on Covid-19, this is a huge and unexpected blow to Arlene Foster’s leadership. An unbelievably bad call to have ploughed on with bill & risked her own authority
[[] https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/blow-for-foster-as-dup-backbenchers-defy-party-over-bill-39406160.html ]

DUP’s Donaldson, Wilson and Dodds intervened before backbench rebellion over bill
Belfast Telegraph
[[] https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/dups-donaldson-wilson-and-dodds-intervened-before-backbench-rebellion-over-bill-report-39406160.html ]

Post-Brexit checks for Northern Ireland ‘may deter large GB firms’
[[] https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/jul/28/post-brexit-checks-for-northern-ireland-may-deter-british-firms-warns-lord-kerr ]

More than 1000 same-sex couples in partnerships could convert to full marriage
Belfast Telegraph
[[] https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/more-than-1000-same-sex-couples-in-partnerships-could-convert-to-full-marriage-39404943.html ]

BBC Radio 3 announces the return of live Choral Evensong performances
Classical Music
[[] https://www.classical-music.com/news/bbc-radio-3-announces-the-return-of-live-choral-evensong-performances/ ]

Christian aid workers executed in Nigeria ‘beyond reprehensible’.
NC Register
[[] https://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/christian-aid-workers-executed-in-nigeria-beyond-reprehensible ]