- Hip and knee ops fell by more in UK than in any EU nation in 2020
Read More Hip replacements fell 46% in UK as a result of Covid and knee operations by 68%, study finds Britain may be the hobbling man of Europe, according to figures showing that the fall in hip and knee surgeries as a result of the Covid pandemic was greater in the UK than in any […]
- No 10 rules out law change for return of Parthenon marbles
Read More No plans to amend legislation that could stop removal back to Greece, after secret talks held over their future Rishi Sunak has ruled out changing a law that could prevent the British Museum from handing the Parthenon marbles back to Greece, after it emerged that trustees had held secret talks with the Greek […]
- Florida police chief resigns after video emerged of her trying to evade golf cart traffic stop: ‘Let us go’
Read More ‘I’m hoping that you’ll just let us go tonight,’ says police chief in video ‘I’m hoping that you’ll just let us go tonight,’ says police chief in video
- 25,000 tons of Ukraine grain reach east Africa amid drought
Read MorePost Content
- Democrat Raphael Warnock holds narrow poll lead in crucial Georgia Senate runoff – live
Read MoreVictory for Warnock would give Democrats 51 Senate seatsSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email Democratic candidates managed to sweep the main races in Arizona last month, but only after officials across the state overcame a host of attempts to disrupt the vote. The Guardian’s Rachel Leingang has a […]
- Eddie Izzard fails in bid to become Labour MP
Read More Comedian loses out to Abtisam Mohamed, who will stand as party’s candidate in Sheffield Central Eddie Izzard has failed in her bid to become Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Sheffield Central. Abtisam Mohamed, a local councillor, was selected by members of the local constituency party after winning 433 votes. Izzard came second with 175 […]
- FBI joins investigation into attack on North Carolina power grid
Read More About 40,000 residents without power on Saturday night after two stations were struck with gunfire The FBI is joining an investigation into what officials are calling a “targeted” attack on a North Carolina power grid that left about 40,000 residents without power on Saturday night. Rumors on social media have said that the […]
- Jurors in Trump Organization tax fraud trial set to begin deliberations
Read More Prosecutors say former president knew of and sanctioned alleged scheme that enriched executives with off-the-books benefits Jurors in New York were on Monday set to deliberate their verdict in the trial of the Trump Organization, accused of running a criminal tax fraud scheme enriching executives with off-the-books benefits including property and luxury vehicles. […]
- India explains position on Russia-Ukraine talks
Read More This is not an era for war, so dialogue should be the answer, New Delhi’s top diplomat has said Ukraine and Russia are the only parties that should decide when and how they resume peace talks, Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar has said. “The Indian position articulated by my Prime Minister [Narendra […]
- TIME Announces New Sales Structure and Welcomes New Chief Revenue Officer in the U.S.
Read More TIME CEO Jessica Sibley sent the following note to staff on Monday: Team TIME, Building our customer-centric, sales-oriented approach at TIME is a top priority. As we accelerate our path to profitability in TIME 3.0, revenue generation and growth will be critical to our success. Each of us in the sales organization has […]
- Police investigate burglary at Raheem Sterling’s Surrey home
Read More Jewellery and watches stolen during break-in on Saturday at Leatherhead home of England footballer Jewellery and watches were among items stolen at the Surrey home of the England footballer Raheem Sterling in a burglary that forced the winger to return to the UK from the World Cup in Qatar. Surrey police confirmed they […]
- World’s oldest land animal celebrates 190th birthday
Read MoreJonathan has lived through seven British monarchs and 39 U.S. presidents, but through it all, his habits have stayed the same: sleeping, eating and mating.Jonathan has lived through seven British monarchs and 39 U.S. presidents, but through it all, his habits have stayed the same: sleeping, eating and mating.
- Cold snap poses first test of Britain’s efforts to prevent winter power cuts
Read More A mild start to winter is about to come shivering halt, putting extra strain on the country’s power supplies As the first big snowfall of winter threatens to drop this week, it’s not just the forecasters and road gritters who will be twitchy: Britain’s energy executives and policymakers are on tenterhooks. Many Britons […]
- Cold weather alert issued in England as lows of -10C possible
Read More Health agency warns of frost and wintry showers across UK from Wednesday as Arctic airmass hits The UK health security agency (UKHSA) has issued a cold weather alert for England, as temperatures were expected to plunge to -10C in some places with possible wintry showers and snow. The severe conditions, brought by an […]
- Scholz reveals vision for Germany’s role in Europe
Read More Berlin is seeking to become the guarantor of the continent’s security, the chancellor stated in a piece for Foreign Affairs magazine With the world undergoing tectonic changes, Germany’s role must be to ensure Europe’s security, Chancellor Olaf Scholz has written in an article for Foreign Affairs magazine. The beginning of Russia’s military offensive […]
- ‘World Cup Wallace’: Meet Brazilian football’s unofficial drummer
Read MoreThe 60-year-old from Sao Paolo has been to every Brazil game with his drum for the past 10 World Cup tournaments.The 60-year-old from Sao Paolo has been to every Brazil game with his drum for the past 10 World Cup tournaments.
- Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 11-17
Read MoreCelebrities having birthdays during the week of Dec. 11-17 include singer Taylor Swift, actor Rita Moreno and bassist Nikki Sixx of Motley CrueCelebrities having birthdays during the week of Dec. 11-17 include singer Taylor Swift, actor Rita Moreno and bassist Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue
- Chilling song lyrics penned by FedEx driver accused of Athena Strand’s murder revealed
Read More Tanner Lynn Horner, 31, is accused of snatching little Athena from her home in Paradise, Texas, before killing her and dumping her body in a ditch about six miles away Tanner Lynn Horner, 31, is accused of snatching little Athena from her home in Paradise, Texas, before killing her and dumping her body […]
- Athena Strand – update: Grandfather ‘forgives’ killer of missing child as suspect’s song lyrics emerge
Read More Follow the latest developments in the disappearance and death of Athena Strand Follow the latest developments in the disappearance and death of Athena Strand
- The Decline and Fall of Democracy Worldwide
Read More UNITED NATIONS, Dec 05 (IPS) – A head of state who presided over an authoritarian regime in Southeast Asia, was once asked about rigged elections in his country. “I promised I will give you the right to vote” he said, “but I didn’t say anything about counting those votes.” Read the full story, […]
- Mount Semeru: Indonesian volcano spews ash 15km into sky
Read MoreNearly 2,000 people have been evacuated from the area around Mount Semeru.Nearly 2,000 people have been evacuated from the area around Mount Semeru.
- UK new car sales rise as industry leaders say recovery ‘within grasp’
Read More Increase for fourth consecutive month, with almost 143,000 new vehicles registered in November Sales of new cars in the UK have risen for the fourth month running, with purely electric vehicles accounting for a fifth of the total. In the best November for the industry since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, almost […]
- South Sudan to send 750 troops for regional force in Congo
Read MorePost Content
- Greece, Bulgaria discuss oil pipeline bypassing Bosphorus Strait
Read MoreAn EU embargo on Russian oil and a transit fee hike to use the Bosphorus Strait are reviving a shelved pipeline plan.An EU embargo on Russian oil and a transit fee hike to use the Bosphorus Strait are reviving a shelved pipeline plan.
- World Cup 2022 schedule: From knockout games until final in Qatar
Read MoreWe take a look at the round of 16, quarter-final, semi-final, and final games of Qatar’s World Cup.We take a look at the round of 16, quarter-final, semi-final, and final games of Qatar’s World Cup.
- IMF Led Privatization, Land and Resource Grab in Sri Lanka
Read More WASHINGTON DC, Dec 05 (IPS) – On September 1, 2022, debt-trapped Sri Lanka reached a preliminary agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a 48-month Extended Fund Facility of $2.9 billion, which hardly covers the country’s outstanding debt, nor its immediate survival needs. Read the full story, “IMF Led Privatization, Land and […]
- Colombia mudslide: Search for buried bus passengers
Read MoreAt least 20 people are still missing after a landslide engulfed a bus and several other vehicles.At least 20 people are still missing after a landslide engulfed a bus and several other vehicles.
- Walter Tull: The footballer who became a war hero
Read MoreAs one of British football’s first Black players, Walter Tull was a trailblazer. But then World War I broke out.As one of British football’s first Black players, Walter Tull was a trailblazer. But then World War I broke out.
- Excessive & Unfair Criticism of Human Rights Violations in Qatar
Read More MEXICO CITY, Dec 05 (IPS) – Peter Zimmermann owns a bar located in the German city of Cologne, which for thirty years has been a favorite for those who want to watch a soccer game. Read the full story, “Excessive & Unfair Criticism of Human Rights Violations in Qatar”, on globalissues.org → MEXICO […]
- China Covid: Xi’s face-saving exit from his signature policy
Read MoreIf you want to know what the government’s plan is, look at what it does rather than what it says.If you want to know what the government’s plan is, look at what it does rather than what it says.
- Children injured in knife attack near German school
Read More The attack took place in a town near Munich The attack took place in a town near Munich
- Tory chairman tells UK nurses to ‘send a message’ to Putin
Read More Now is “not the time” to ask for higher wages when Russia is using “energy as a weapon,” Nadhim Zahawi has said UK unions should “send a message” to Russian President Vladimir Putin, and stop “chasing inflation” with their demands for pay hikes in the public sector, Nadhim Zahawi, the chairman of the […]
- Protests as Sudan military, parties sign initial transition deal
Read MoreBoth sides agree on plan for an eventual transition to civilian rule, but further talks are needed.Both sides agree on plan for an eventual transition to civilian rule, but further talks are needed.
- Germany to miss NATO spending target – study
Read More Berlin has, however, managed to earmark €10 billion ($10.5 billion) to buy American F-35A fighter jets, Bloomberg reports Despite Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s earlier pledge that Germany’s annual defense spending exceeds 2% of its Gross Domestic Product, it will likely fail to reach the NATO-defined target for years to come, a recent study has […]
- Explosions rock two Russian airbases far from Ukraine frontline
Read More Blasts at military facilities raise possibility Kyiv has found way to target Russia’s long-range bombers Russia-Ukraine war – latest news updates Mysterious explosions have occurred at two Russian airbases far from the frontlines, raising the possibility that Kyiv has found a way to target Russia’s long-range bombers used in attacks against Ukraine’s infrastructure. […]