Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Rights are safe says Michel Barnier — Britons in EU Rights are safe says Michel Barnier — Britons in EU

Amid growing signs that trust between the two sides is evaporating ahead of another round of post-Brexit talks in London on Tuesday, the bloc said any attempt by the British government to unilaterally ride roughshod over the divorce agreement could a...

Massive protest against Lukashenko in Belarus Massive protest against Lukashenko in Belarus

Last week, Kolesnikova announced the creation of a new party, Together. Unprecedented protests broke out after Lukashenko, who has ruled the ex-Soviet state for 26 years, claimed re-election with 80 percent of the vote on August 9. Kolesnikova's al...

Flying-V plane will carry passengers inside its wings Flying-V plane will carry passengers inside its wings

The cabin was developed to hold 314 passenger seats in both legs of the V as well as in the connecting centre body. The plane aerodynamic design uses 20% less fuel than the most fuel-efficient airplane now on the market. The team optimized the scal...

Australian PM announces deal for 84 mln doses of coronavirus vaccine Australian PM announces deal for 84 mln doses of coronavirus vaccine

The health giant has signed a "heads of agreement with the federal government to manufacture 30 million doses of the Oxford University and AstraZeneca vaccine, which is now the world's most advanced undergoing phase three trials". Each person wou...

European Union diplomats: United Kingdom overriding Brexit divorce deal would be European Union diplomats: United Kingdom overriding Brexit divorce deal would be "self-defeating"

In response, Downing Street said only it was still "working hard to resolve outstanding issues with the Northern Ireland Protocol" but was considering "fall-back options". "We will have full control over our laws, our rules, and our fishing waters", ...

Philippines Adds Australia's CSL As Potential Vaccine Source

EV Rao, Principal Investigator of the trial at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, Faculty of Medical Sciences, said, "The Phase I of the trial is still continuing and we are planning to start Phase II trial shortly". More on Covid-19...

CSL : Signs 2 Initial Agreements for Coronavirus Vaccine Supply CSL : Signs 2 Initial Agreements for Coronavirus Vaccine Supply

There would be 33.8 million doses of the Oxford vaccine and 51 million of the UQ one. "The Australian Government is a strong supporter of immunisation in that it is a safe and effective way to prevent the spread of many diseases in the community th...

Saudis reduce oil pricing in sign demand recovery is struggling Saudis reduce oil pricing in sign demand recovery is struggling

Still, Russia sees oil prices recovering to average between $50 to $55 a barrel in 2021 as the development of Covid-19 vaccines spurs an economic recovery, Energy Minster Alexander Novak said at the weekend. USA crude retreated 7.5% last week, the bi...

Canada Adds 245800 Jobs in August Canada Adds 245800 Jobs in August

Saskatchewan's job recovery rate is third-highest among the provinces, behind only New Brunswick at 96.4 per cent and Manitoba at 95.9 per cent. As a result of the lockdown, the unemployment rate had more than doubled from 5.6 percent in February t...

USA weighs blacklisting top Chinese chipmaker USA weighs blacklisting top Chinese chipmaker

The chipmaker noted that it has maintained "long-term strategic partnerships with multiple USA -based semiconductor equipment suppliers" and will keep open to communication with the US government agencies "in the hope of resolving potential misunders...

Air passengers fined for not wearing masks

The first incident happened June 14th on a WestJet flight from Calgary to Waterloo, Ontario. The first fines have been handed out to air passengers in Canada who refuse to follow COVID-19-related instructions from flight crews. Jim Chung said in a ...

Russia's defence minister gets covid vaccine shot Russia's defence minister gets covid vaccine shot

The vaccine was administered in two forms - frozen and freeze-dried - and the frozen form showed greater efficacy in terms of production of neutralising antibodies and T-cells. The Oxford vaccine doses are expected to cover as many as 16.9 million pe...

Gas prices lower this Labor Day in MI than a year ago Gas prices lower this Labor Day in MI than a year ago

Sparta and Shelby Township now have the lowest gas prices at $1.69 and $1.72, respectively, for a gallon of unleaded gas. That is 49 cents lower than this time a year ago. AAA said vehicle trips are down 3 % from past year, with air travel being do...

Amazon deletes 20,000 reviews after 'users post fake five star write-ups' Amazon deletes 20,000 reviews after 'users post fake five star write-ups'

One such reviewer, Justin Fryer, who was found to have given five-star reviews on average once every four hours, seemed to then go on to sell the same products on eBay . "The scale of this fraud is fantastic", said Saoud Khalifah, Fakespot's chief e...

Tesla's Musk discusses vaccine project, auto plant with German politicians

Musk was also scheduled to meet with Germany's economic minister, Peter Altmaier. "We are very proud of your auto plant in Brandenburg and we wish you good luck with that", Peter Altmaier told Musk at a meeting of Angela Merkel's caucus group in Be...

Travis Scott is a new meal deal at McDonald's Travis Scott is a new meal deal at McDonald's

Starting September 8, McDonald's is adding the rapper's favorite meals from the fast-food giant at participating restaurants nationwide for the special deal with his label, Cactus Jack. "CACTUS JACK FOR MCDONALD'S, " Travis wrote , alongside a fries ...

Jeff Bezos' ex-wife MacKenzie Scott becomes the world's richest woman Jeff Bezos' ex-wife MacKenzie Scott becomes the world's richest woman

Scott - who earlier this summer dropped the Bezos surname she had kept since their 2019 divorce - has added a staggering $30.3 billion to her net worth so far in 2020, thanks to Amazon's stratospheric stock growth as stuck-at-home consumers have turn...

HS2 project starts with an expected 22,000 new jobs HS2 project starts with an expected 22,000 new jobs

He added: " HS2 will fire up economic growth and help to rebalance opportunity across this country for years to come". Last night Mr Thurston said: 'The reality of high-speed journeys joining up Britain's biggest cities in the North and Midlands a...

Coronavirus: Virgin Atlantic to cut 1,150 more jobs Coronavirus: Virgin Atlantic to cut 1,150 more jobs

Up to a further 1,150 jobs will need to be axed as a result, the airline confirmed on Friday. Talks had started with the pilots union BALPA and Unite, which represents ground and air crew, the company said on Friday. "After the sacrifices so many of ...

Demand For New Cars In UK Falls By Around 5% In August Demand For New Cars In UK Falls By Around 5% In August

There was an 11.3% increase in July as restrictions were lifted and the sector was boosted by pent up demand and special offers. "August is also typically a quieter month and with new 70 plates causing excitement for September, next month's figures...

Jeff Bezos' Ex-Wife MacKenzie Scott Now The World's Richest Woman Jeff Bezos' Ex-Wife MacKenzie Scott Now The World's Richest Woman

MacKenzie Scott is now the richest woman in the world. Shares have risen from almost $2,000 to $3,500 since the start of the year. It comes after Amazon shares soar off the again of the pandemic, as stay-at-home requests and covered organizatio...

Canada added 245,800 jobs in August Canada added 245,800 jobs in August

The unemployment rate improved to 10.2 per cent, a decline of 0.7 percentage points. While the economy added 9,900 jobs, the labour force swelled by 11,200. This brings employment back up to 94.1% of the levels seen in February, before the start of t...

Virgin Australia creditors approve airline's purchase by Bain Capital Virgin Australia creditors approve airline's purchase by Bain Capital

Amid the deal, 3,000 jobs are set to be cut. The deal will allow the carrier to emerge from voluntary administration, which it had entered in April owing seven billion Australian dollars (5.1 billion USA dollars) to creditors after suffering from a...

Spanish banks Caixabank and Bankia in talks to merge Spanish banks Caixabank and Bankia in talks to merge

Barcelona- based CaixaBank stated in a stock market declaration late on Thursday that it was talking about an all-share merger with Bankia , which is more than 60 percent state-owned. A merger would need the approval of the Spanish government, whi...

MacKenzie Scott becomes world's richest woman MacKenzie Scott becomes world's richest woman

The surge comes after Amazon stocks skyrocketed with shares rising from almost $2,000 to $3,500 since the start of 2020 alone. Scott got a fourth of Bezos' Amazon shares in the couple's divorce settlement in 2019. Since pandemic lockdowns start...

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