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Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

| 5th May 2021 | 0 Comments

(AP) Former President Donald Trump won’t return to Facebook — for now. The social network’s quasi-independent Oversight Board voted to uphold his ban from the platform after his account was suspended four months ago for inciting violence that led to the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot. While upholding the suspension, the board faulted Facebook in […]

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Religious festival stampede in Israel kills 45, hurts dozens.

Religious festival stampede in Israel kills 45, hurts dozens.

| 30th April 2021 | 0 Comments

 A stampede at a religious festival attended by tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews in northern Israel killed at least 45 people and injured about 150 early Friday, medical officials said. It was one of the country’s deadliest civilian disasters. The stampede began when large numbers of people thronged a narrow tunnel-like passage during the […]

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Indians turn to the black market, unproven drugs as virus surges.

Indians turn to the black market, unproven drugs as virus surges.

| 29th April 2021 | 0 Comments

Ashish Poddar kept an ice pack on hand as he waited outside a New Delhi hospital for a black market dealer to deliver two drugs for his father, who was gasping for breath inside with COVID-19. But the drugs never arrived, the ice that was intended to keep the medicines cool melted and his father […]

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India Covid: First UK aid arrives as coronavirus deaths mount.

India Covid: First UK aid arrives as coronavirus deaths mount.

| 27th April 2021 | 0 Comments

(BBC News Contributed to this Article.) Medical supplies from the UK arrived in India on Tuesday – the first international shipment aimed at stemming a devastating Covid-19 surge. Ventilators and oxygen equipment landed in Delhi, but far more will be needed, with many hospitals overwhelmed and people waiting in the streets outside. India recorded 320,000 […]

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Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, has died

Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, has died

| 9th April 2021 | 0 Comments

The Duke of Edinburgh – Prince Philip – has died, Buckingham Palace has said. A statement from Buckingham Palace said: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. “His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning […]

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Piers Morgan leaves ITV’s Good Morning Britain after row over Meghan remarks.

Piers Morgan leaves ITV’s Good Morning Britain after row over Meghan remarks.

| 9th March 2021 | 1 Comment

Piers Morgan has left ITV’s Good Morning Britain following a row over comments he made about the Duchess of Sussex. It brings the controversial host’s time on the breakfast show to an end after six years. ITV announced the decision after Ofcom said it was investigating his comments after receiving 41,000 complaints. On Monday’s show, […]

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Meghan and Harry interview: Tabloid racism ‘large part’ of why we left UK, says duke

Meghan and Harry interview: Tabloid racism ‘large part’ of why we left UK, says duke

| 8th March 2021 | 0 Comments

(BBC)The Duke of Sussex has said racism from the tabloid press that filtered into the rest of society was a “large part” of why he and his wife left the UK. Prince Harry told Oprah Winfrey that the UK tabloid media is “bigoted” and creates a “toxic environment” of “control and fear”. He said he […]

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Rush Limbaugh, ‘voice of American conservatism,’ has died.

Rush Limbaugh, ‘voice of American conservatism,’ has died.

| 17th February 2021 | 0 Comments

(Associated Press) Rush Limbaugh, the talk radio host who ripped into liberals and laid waste to political correctness with a merry brand of malice that made him one of the most powerful voices on the American right, influencing the rightward push of conservatism and the rise of Donald Trump, died Wednesday. He was 70. Limbaugh […]

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Prince Philip, 99, in hospital ‘as a precaution.

Prince Philip, 99, in hospital ‘as a precaution.

| 17th February 2021 | 0 Comments

(BBC) The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to hospital on Tuesday evening “as a precautionary measure” after feeling unwell, Buckingham Palace has said. Prince Philip, 99, was taken to the King Edward VII Hospital in London, the statement added. A palace source told the BBC the duke travelled by car to the hospital, where he […]

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Travelers to England can face 10 years in prison under new COVID-19 policy.

Travelers to England can face 10 years in prison under new COVID-19 policy.

| 10th February 2021 | 0 Comments

Any traveler who visits the England from a “red list” country faces steep fines a possible 10-year prison sentence, reports said. Britain’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock was referred to the new policy that came into effect on Monday “We are coming down hard on people who provide false information on the passenger locator form,” he said, according to the Evening Standard. […]

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