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Moment Co-op customer smashes two shelves of wine in rage after being asked to follow the shop’s coronavirus one-way system

 This the moment a Co-op shopper becomes furious and starts smashing wine bottles and throwing items in the store aisles after being told to observe social distancing rules.    The footage shows the woman yelling and knocking wine bottles off the shelves, when staff at the shop in Lingfield, Surrey, asked her to follow the one-way system.  The angry shopper then exits the store, leaving behind her a trail of glass and wine all over the floor.  The outburst that was captured on CCTV took place in May.  A staff member who wishes to remain anonymous described to Metro how the angry shopper started screaming at her and other workers.  She said: 'She got very angry and started shouting at me and my colleague who were serving customers from behind the protective till screen. 'She stormed up to the till screen and just flipped out, punching and kicking it before rushing over to the alcohol aisle where she started grabbing bottles of wine, sending them smashing them to the ground.  T

'What the f*** happened to America?' Bob Woodward says that's what historians will be asking when they study the Trump era

Journalist Bob Woodward suggested historians would react to the Trump era of American politics with bewilderment and four-letter words.  'The historians I know are going to be writing about this for decades and they're going to say, "What the F happened to America in 2016, 2019 and 2020?"' Woodward told CNN's Jeff Zucker Tuesday as part of the network's Citizen by CNN conference.  Woodward, the famed Watergate journalist who's covered nine administrations, said he had 'never seen anything like' Trump bungling's of the coronavirus pandemic, with 200,000-plus Americans dead as of Tuesday.  Journalist Bob Woodward said Tuesday that historians are going to look at the Trump era and ask, 'What the F happened to America in 2016, 2019 and 2020?'  Bob Woodward sat down with CNN's Jeff Zucker as part of the Citizen by CNN conference on Tuesday. He spoke of President Donald Trump's mishandling of the pandemic 'The visitation of

Barbados's moves to drop the Queen as Head of State 'are being driven by Chinese interference'

Pressure from China is driving the campaign for Barbados to become a republic, a Conservative MP has claimed. Tom Tugendhat, chairman of the foreign affairs committee, said Beijing was playing a large role in the island nation's decision to remove the Queen as head of state. Barbados signed on to China's 'Belt and Road' initiative in 2019, opening up trade between the two countries. Meanwhile CIA intelligence in the US about Chinese activities in Barbados has now reportedly been shared with Britain. The Queen pictured with Governor-General of Barbados Dame Sandra Mason at Windsor Castle in 2018 Tom Tugendhat , chairman of the foreign affairs committee, said Beijing was playing a large role in the island nation's decision to remove the Queen as head of state Mr Tugendhat told the Times: 'China has been using infrastructure investment and debt diplomacy as a means of control for a while and it's coming closer to home for us. 'British partners have long fac

Donald Trump to announce his Supreme Court pick at 5 pm on Saturday as Republicans support him moving forward with nominee but Mitch McConnell won't promise him a vote before Election Day

President Donald Trump said he will announce his nominee for the Supreme Court at 5 pm on Saturday. 'I'm getting very close to having a final decision made, very close,' Trump told reporters at the White House on Tuesday evening, of his pick to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Judge Amy Coney Barrett is reported to be at the top of his short list with Judge Barbara Lagoa in second. Trump has vowed to pick a woman to replace Ginsburg, a feminist icon and hero to liberals.  Whomever he picks, the president is expected to shift the court to the right with his decision.  Saturday's announcement will come shortly before the president leaves for Pennsylvania, where he will hold a rally in Middletown in the crucial 2020 battleground state. Given the close proximity between the election and the nomination process, the Supreme Court is highly likely to become a political hot potato in the presidential race.  But Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday wo