Authorities search home and office of Maradona’s doctor

Investigators seized medical records, cellphones and computers from the Buenos Aires home and office of Diego Maradona’s personal doctor as part of an investigation into the soccer legend’s sudden death last week, authorities said Sunday.

Argentine prosecutors investigate soccer star Maradona’s death

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Prosecutors in San Isidro, Buenos Aires province, said they concluded the searches were “necessary” after interviewing Maradona’s relatives.

[Diego Maradona became a global celebrity as a soccer player. But the world remembers him as more.]

The 60-year-old former Barcelona and Naples star died Wednesday after suffering a heart attack at his home. He had undergone emergency brain surgery earlier this month.

Neurosurgeon Leopoldo Luque, speaking to reporters at his home on Sunday, said police took clinical files related to Maradona. He denied any responsibility for his death.

“If I am responsible of something, it is of loving him and taking care of him,

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Black public figures urge airlines not to carry out Home Office deportation | Home Office

Eighty-two black public figures have written to airlines who have worked on deportation charter flights urging them not to carry up to 50 Jamaicans the Home Office wants to deport next week.

Signatories include the author Bernardine Evaristo, model Naomi Campbell, historian David Olusoga and actors Naomie Harris and Thandie Newton, as well as lawyers, broadcasters and NGO chiefs. Leading Windrush campaigners including Michael Braithwaite and Elwaldo Romeo have also signed. The letter has been sent to six airlines known to have previously worked with the Home Office on deportation charter flights.

It urges the airline chiefs to refuse to operate the flight on 2 December, the second Jamaica deportation flight this year, if they have been approached by the Home Office to do so, and to pause the operation of deportation flights to Commonwealth countries for the foreseeable future.

They are calling on airlines that have previously operated these

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The Home Office, mired in racism claims, now plans another mass deportation of black people

Take a moment to think of the Home Office. It’s a troubled place. The home secretary, Priti Patel, has been labelled a bully – and the evidence suggests breached the ministerial code, according to the man who investigated her. The department itself has been found to have violated equalities laws by disregarding the warnings about the impact of its hostile environment policy on black people. And the most senior black Home Office employee on the compensation scheme for the resulting Windrush scandal has resigned amid complaints of discrimination, it emerged last week.



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“It’s not just racism,” said Alexandra Ankrah, a former barrister who worked as head of policy on the scheme. Although that strikes me as a fairly fatal error all on its own, for a programme specifically designed to compensate victims of racism. The scheme was so lacking in compassion for

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Office Furniture Market to Grow by $ 22.67 bn During 2020-2024 | Industry Analysis, Market Trends, Market Growth, Opportunities, and Forecast 2024 | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio has been monitoring the office furniture market and it is poised to grow by USD 22.67 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 6% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, however, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities. COVID-19 will have a low impact on the office furniture market. The market growth in 2020 is likely to increase compared to the market growth in 2019.

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Gift a better WFH experience with these home office upgrades

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Lots of us have settled into working remotely as a new norm, but if you’re still hunched over a kitchen table, the holidays are a good reason to treat yourself — or someone you love — to a proper desk. From carving out a dedicated WFH nook to setting up a corner office in a spare room (or your garage), these boss moves will improve your home office. And, if you’re self-employed, they’re tax deductible.

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Ergonomic chairs can be pricey, but a good one is worth the investment. You can adjust for personalized comfort and get lumbar support, which definitely beats hunching over in a dining-room chair. 

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D2 office by wagner forms flexible work furniture that simply clicks together

with D2 office, WAGNER has created a system that brings together design and flexibility at the highest level – or rather, ‘clicks’ together.

D2 office by wagner forms flexible work furniture that simply clicks together
the parametric D2 office system promises a bright future for office planning, as here at bureau borsche in munich, the system’s precedent project location

 

 

moritz wagner, the founder of the swabian chair manufacturer, was an early advocate of the principle that utility must always come before design. the D2 office by wagner applies this corporate philosophy in the form of a constantly changing space and a parametric system.

D2 office by wagner forms flexible work furniture that simply clicks together
the basis: the shelving system is complemented by aluminium tables and stefan diez’ innovative D1 office chair. the lighting system consists of continuous rows of LEDs and is designed like a gallery

 

 

accordingly, the firm worked with various architects and product developers to create shelves, tables and dividing walls that share a common connecting element with which every room

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UK Home Office faces calls to close barracks for asylum seekers

Army barracks used to house asylum seekers should be opened to proper processes for transparency and accountability, the UK shadow home secretary has said, after it emerged the Home Office was attempting gag volunteers who have access to the site.



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Volunteers have been told they must sign confidentiality agreements underpinned by the Official Secrets Act if they want to access Napier barracks in Folkestone, Kent and the barracks at Penally, in Pembrokeshire, which are being used to house hundreds of asylum seekers. The sites are being run by the private firm Clearsprings Ready Homes.

The forms have been handed out following a series of damning accounts of conditions inside the Kent site, where there have been hunger strikes, suicide attempts, unrest and regular medical emergencies among its residents.

The reports in the Guardian have prompted significant criticism from Labour, the Liberal Democrats

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Staples & Office Depot Black Friday Deals (2020): Early Computers, Office & School Supplies, Furniture & More Savings Reported by Retail Fuse

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PM’s defence of Priti Patel sparked Home Office fury, union says

Top Home Office civil servants are furious at Boris Johnson’s decision to keep Priti Patel as home secretary despite an internal report that concluded she had bullied officials, their union has said.



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As the chancellor, Rishi Sunak, defended Patel on Sunday, saying ministers had sometimes to be “direct” in pushing forward change, the FDA union said members in the Home Office had complained about what they felt were double standards.

Sir Alex Allan, the prime minister’s adviser on ministerial standards, quit his post on Friday after Johnson contradicted his report by vigorously defending the home secretary and keeping her in her role.

In a published summary of the long-delayed report, Allan said Patel’s conduct had “amounted to behaviour that can be described as bullying”, and highlighted instances of shouting and swearing. He concluded she had breached the ministerial code, even if unintentionally.

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Comfort Beyond the Open-plan Office: Evavaara Design’s Acoustic Furniture

Comfort Beyond the Open-plan Office: Evavaara Design’s Acoustic Furniture

The gradual accumulation of various complementary technologies has unshackled employees from previously restrictive office and desk-based work. In the modern world, they have the freedom to work wherever they want, be it at home, on the train, in a café, in the park or anywhere else. These often cacophonous working locations, however, provide little privacy, and often result in the pioneering professionals fighting a losing battle against concentration.

Faced with the problems this evolution from traditional office environments creates, few companies have been as quick to develop solutions as Finnish brand

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