• Tue. Jan 25th, 2022

    Breaking News – Covid-19: Merkel defends rollout as vaccine pressure grows

    image copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionSpain has resumed use of the AstraZeneca vaccine German Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended the EU’s decision to procure coronavirus vaccines jointly as the bloc struggles with…

    Breaking News – Covid vaccine: AstraZeneca amends US vaccine efficacy results

    AstraZeneca has downgraded the efficacy result of its coronavirus vaccine trial in the US after health officials questioned the results. The Anglo-Swedish firm adjusted the efficacy rate of its vaccine…

    Breaking News – Japan lights Olympic torch after one-year Covid delay

    A year later than expected, Japan has finally kicked off its Olympic torch relay. Athletes will now carry the flame across all of the country to arrive in Tokyo for…

    UPDATE 1-German COVID-19 cases jump by most since early Jan

    The Daily Beast Queen’s Tenth Great-Grandchild Born on the Bathroom Floor Alan Crowhurst/Getty ImagesQueen Elizabeth’s tenth great-grandchild was born Sunday—on the bathroom floor.Princess Anne’s daughter, Zara Tindall, and her husband,…

    China orchestrates boycott of H&M over retailer’s stance on Xinjiang

    Breaking News – Cured: How mental illness was used as a tool against LGBT rights

    By Vincent DowdArts correspondent, BBC News image copyrightBFI FLAREimage captionDemonstrators gathered in Albany, New York, in 1971 to demand gay rights Until 1973 the American Psychiatric Association defined being gay…

    Breaking News – Lord Howe Island: Saving an Australian paradise’s ‘cloud forest’

    Australia’s Lord Howe Island is famous for its beauty and unique mix of plants and animals. Nowhere is this more evident than in a rare cloud forest atop the island’s…

    Colorado shooting suspect to make 1st court appearance

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners gathered Wednesday night at a candlelight vigil to remember the 10 people gunned down at a supermarket in a Colorado college town, while…

    South Africa Court Set to Rule on Jacob Zuma, and an Era of Impunity

    Africa|South Africa Court Set to Rule on Jacob Zuma, and an Era of Impunity ‘He is now running out of legal runway,’ one law expert says, as the country’s highest…

    Breaking News – Nike, H&M face China fury over Xinjiang cotton ‘concerns’

    image copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionH&M is facing backlash in China over its refusal to use Xinjiang cotton Retail giants Nike and H&M are facing a backlash in China after they expressed…