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Jerusalem violence: More clashes ahead of nationalist march

May 10, 2021

Share close Share page Copy link About sharing image copyrightMAHMUD HAMS/GETTY IMAGES Israel has launched air strikes against militant targets in the Gaza Strip, after rockets were fired from the territory towards Jerusalem. The Hamas-run Palestinian health ministry in Gaza said 20 people, including children, had died in the strikes. In Jerusalem, the rocket fire…

Coronavirus live news: Johnson to announce timetable for lifting England restrictions; France to reopen outdoor bars

May 10, 2021

Key events Show 6.28pm EDT 18:28 Evening summary 5.27pm EDT 17:27 FDA authorises Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for emergency use in adolescents 4.42pm EDT 16:42 Argentina discovers the Indian and South African variant in travellers returning from Europe 2.04pm EDT 14:04 France records its’ lowest case figures of 2021 1.57pm EDT 13:57 Summary of recent developments 12.32pm…

Chinese rocket debris crashes into Indian Ocean - state media

Chinese rocket debris crashes into Indian Ocean – state media

May 9, 2021

  The remains of a Chinese rocket that was hurtling back towards Earth have crashed into the Indian Ocean, the country’s space agency says. The bulk of the rocket was destroyed as it re-entered the atmosphere, but state media reported that debris landed just west of the Maldives on Sunday. There have been days of…

Josh Frydenberg says budget contains more than $10bn for aged care as women’s health package announced

Josh Frydenberg says budget contains more than $10bn for aged care as women’s health package announced

May 9, 2021

  The treasurer Josh Frydenberg says more than $10bn will be committed to aged care over the forward estimates as part of the Coalition’s response to the royal commission that will be outlined in Tuesday night’s budget. In a round of scene-setting television interviews ahead of Tuesday night’s economic statement, Frydenberg quantified the aged care…

Parents of Pakistani man who died in NSW floods forced to watch burial through car window

Parents of Pakistani man who died in NSW floods forced to watch burial through car window

May 5, 2021

The parents of a man who died when his car was trapped in New South Wales (NSW) floods have farewelled their son at a prayer service in Sydney after flying in from Pakistan. Ayaz Younus, 25, was travelling to his first day at a new job on 24 March when his car got stuck in…

India coronavirus: New record deaths as virus engulfs India

India coronavirus: New record deaths as virus engulfs India

May 2, 2021

  India has recorded its highest daily coronavirus death toll since the pandemic began – a day after it became the first country to register more than 400,000 new cases in a 24-hour period. Its health ministry said 3,689 people had died within the past 24 hours. Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the health minister…

Israel committing crimes of apartheid and persecution - HRW

Israel committing crimes of apartheid and persecution – HRW

April 27, 2021

  Israel is committing the crimes of apartheid and persecution against Arabs in the occupied territories and Israel itself, Human Rights Watch says. In a new report, it says Israel has a policy “to maintain the domination by Jewish Israelis over Palestinians”, including those who are its citizens. Apartheid amounts to state-sanctioned racial discrimination and…

NHS England Covid vaccine website crashes as Moderna rollout begins

NHS England Covid vaccine website crashes as Moderna rollout begins

April 13, 2021

  The NHS’s booking website allowing people aged 45 and over to schedule their coronavirus vaccination initially crashed, moments after it was opened. The website appeared to go down just after slots were made available. Users were met with the message: “The NHS website is currently experiencing technical difficulties. We are working to resolve these…

Nasa scientists find unlikely fix as rising temperatures bleach corals: a phone app

Nasa scientists find unlikely fix as rising temperatures bleach corals: a phone app

April 13, 2021

  Less than 1% of the ocean floor consists of coral reefs. But more than one-quarter of marine animals live in them. With rising temperatures bleaching corals across oceans, Nasa scientists turn to an unlikely tool: a smartphone app. A team of Nasa scientists in Silicon Valley has developed NeMO-Net, a game to classify corals,…

Five Stocks To Consider Investing in 2021

Five Stocks To Consider Investing in 2021

March 4, 2021

Trading in 2020 has been a rollercoaster of wins and losses. The year started with global financial markets collapsing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, oil prices turning negative, Bitcoin surging to $50,000 per BTC, and GameStop making several retail traders very wealthy. But what about the stock market? Which stocks performed best in 2020? And…