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Channel 4's Jon Snow in Coronavirus self-isolation and MP pulls his trousers down

FROM news broadcaster Jon Snow self-isolating amid Coronavirus, to the MP who pulled his trousers down in a pub, This Reporter brings you the news headlines on Wednesday 26th February 2020.

Channel 4 news broadcaster Jon Snow has entered self-isolation amid the worldwide Coronavirus scare, it is reported, following his return from working in Iran.
Mr Snow, his producer and his cameraman were in the country to cover the Iran elections, and are following Department of Health guidelines to self-isolate following their return to the UK on Monday (24th February).
During a video call with colleagues, Mr Snow explained none of his team were currently showing any symptoms of COVID-19, and they had not been anywhere near where the main virus outbreak has occurred, but nevertheless were following recommendations not to go anywhere where there may be people and so he was sitting in his flat for 14 days.
Elsewhere UK school pupils and teachers from a dozen schools, who had been on a skiing trip to North Italy during half-term, have been sent home from school to self-isolate for a fortnight and to allow a "deep clean" of the school buildings.
And British tourists are among 1,000 holidaymakers and workers quarantined in a hotel in Tenerife, after an Italian doctor and his wife tested positive for Coronavirus. The British tourists reported on social media they had received little information about what was going on, only a note posted under their hotel door reading: "We regret to inform you that for healthy reasons, the hotel has been closed down".
The National Farmers Union has hit out at celebrities including Joaquin Phoenix and Beyonce for damaging the mental health of farmers by using their platforms to campaign for veganism.
NFU President Minette Batters said farmers were fearing the loss of their  livelihoods and family holdings were in a state of stress and anxiety as famous types hitting the red carpet painted the picture that meat was bad and plants were good.
In tenuous link, former White House physician Dr Ronny Jackson, who famously said Donald Trump might have lived to 200 if he improved his junk food heavy diet, has confessed to sneaking cauliflower into the president's mashed potatoes, in manner of a toddler.
Other measures included "making ice-cream less accessible", but Dr Ronny admitted "the exercise stuff never took off as much as I wanted it to".
More than 1,800 jobs are at risk at Tesco after the retailer announced it would be cutting staff at its in-store bakeries to adapt to changing customer tastes.
The supermarket chain said it would be doing less baking from scratch from May onwards and would require fewer bakery staff as a result. Tesco said customers were buying fewer traditional loaves of bread and were increasingly choosing options such as wraps, bagels and flatbreads instead.
And finally, a Conservative MP has apologised after he was filmed flashing his genitals in a pub. James Grundy, MP for Leigh, dropped his trousers at a private event in a bar, with onlookers encouraging him to lift up his shirt to expose himself.
The catch if you like, mentioned mid-way down all reportage of the event - including This Reporter's - is the incident took place in 2007, more than a decade before Mr Grundy was elected as MP.
Which brings us to what is becoming the age old conundrum about politician's past sins coming back to haunt them, and whether we are in agreement that past events maketh the man or to phrase slightly differently, whether we are made up of our composite parts, however x-rated?

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