Out-of-state professionals ready to take their business to the North Country

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Warren County Economic Development Corporation has a lot of work invested in showing businesses and employees what they could gain from moving their work to the region.

A lot of that work comes down to getting data on who is ready to make the move, how soon and where from, and this week the EDC highlighted findings in a study asking all of those

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Somebody needs to tell the police that there’s no ban on travelling around the country

While the first half of that capitalised rant (now deleted) was correct – Tier 4 residents must have a “reasonable excuse” to leave their home – its assertion that the Covid regulations contain a ban on travel is completely false. There is no such ban, and it is perfectly permissible to visit lovely Chorley from Liverpool, London or even Land’s End, so long as you have that all important “reasonable

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Government challenged to make United Kingdom the world’s most active country by 2030

Government challenged to make United Kingdom the world’s most active country by 2030 - GETTY IMAGES
Government challenged to make United Kingdom the world’s most active country by 2030 – GETTY IMAGES

The Government has been challenged to make the United Kingdom the world’s most active country by 2030 as part of a new national plan to rebuild grass-roots sport following the Covid-19 pandemic.

A new parliamentary group has been formed, called the National Plan for Sport and Recreation Committee,  which includes Paralympic legend Baroness Grey-Thompson,

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As COVID-19 drives people to cross country skiing, Spokane’s Langlauf race canceled

Langlauf, Spokane’s 40-year-old cross country ski race, is the latest casualty of COVID-19.

As COVID-19 rates roar regionally, organizers decided to cancel the February race.

“It was a really hard decision to make,” co-founder Tim Ray said. “We hope to be back better than ever next year.”

Organizers considered a staggered start, which may have allowed them to space out people more, but that would have taken more time and

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Opinion | As coronavirus tears through the country, public health measures can save lives

After several days, the plant partly came back online, and we squeaked through. We took our public health responsibility extremely seriously. We were ready to do whatever was necessary to preserve the public health.

Strong public health powers are vital for government to have and use. Every day we see the results of the failure to use them aggressively as the novel coronavirus rips through our country. Criminal law protects

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Travel Pakistan: The World in One Country

The six part series is a rare look at the extremely diverse and complex country that is Pakistan.

When we started filming ‘A Place Called Pakistan’, I don’t think we realised that we were about to witness a whole world in a single country. I had been living in Pakistan for a few months, observing and learning, but it was only while filming ‘A Place Called Pakistan’ that the crew

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Quarantine ‘triggered’ for any country with more than 20 cases per 100,000, Grant Shapps confirms

British holidaymakers will have to quarantine if they return after 4am tomorrow - Getty
British holidaymakers will have to quarantine if they return after 4am tomorrow – Getty

The UK may impose quarantine on any country with more than 20 cases per 100,000 people, Grant Shapps has said. 

The Transport Secretary said once infection rates reach this level it can “trigger” the removal of travel corridors, meaning travellers will have to self-isolate when they arrive in the UK for 14 days.

He told the

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I Got A Medical Tourist Visa To Give Birth In Another Country

The three of us at our temporary home in Bangkok just a few days after my daughter's birth. (Photo: Photo Courtesy of Elen Turner)
The three of us at our temporary home in Bangkok just a few days after my daughter’s birth. (Photo: Photo Courtesy of Elen Turner)

The phrase “medical tourism” might make you think of getting dental surgery in Mexico or plastic surgery in the Dominican Republic, where the procedures are cheaper than at home. Traveling abroad to give birth? Probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But that’s exactly

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List of minimum annual leave by country

Country and flag Minimum annual leave Paid vacation days
(five-day workweek)[1][2] Paid public holidays[3][4] Total paid leave

(five-day workweek)

 Afghanistan Employees are entitled to 20 days recreational leave and 15 paid public holidays.[5] 20 15 35  Albania Employees are entitled to 20 days of annual leave and 12 paid public holidays.[6] 20 12 32  Algeria The paid annual leave is calculated on the basis
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