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Long dormant volcano comes to life in Iceland

Long dormant volcano comes to life in Iceland

The IMO posted aerial footage of the eruption, which shows two flows of lava running slowly in opposite directions. A volcano near Iceland's capital Reykjavik has erupted after lying dormant for 6,0...

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Ousted Myanmar lawmakers eye ICC probe, more deaths reported after protests

Ousted Myanmar lawmakers eye ICC probe, more deaths reported after protests

A junta spokesman did not answer telephone calls seeking comment. Police in the main city of Yangon forced people to clear protesters' barricades, residents said , while demonstrators were also...

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United Kingdom lockdown could be EXTENDED due to 'significantly constrained' vaccine supply

United Kingdom lockdown could be EXTENDED due to 'significantly constrained' vaccine supply

Supply constraints are the biggest threat to Britain's vaccine rollout - now the swiftest among the world's major economies - and health officials warned that the program would face a significant redu...

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World Health Organization recommends countries to continue vaccination with AstraZeneca shot

World Health Organization recommends countries to continue vaccination with AstraZeneca shot

NACI's initial recommendations were based largely on AstraZeneca-Oxford's clinical trial data and didn't examine real-world evidence past December 7 - months before the effectiveness of the vaccine wa...

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At least 149 killed in Myanmar since protests against military started

At least 149 killed in Myanmar since protests against military started

The attacks on businesses from China provoked its strongest comments yet on the turmoil gripping its Southeast Asian neighbor, where many people see China as supportive of the February 1 coup. It prev...

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UK PM Boris Johnson to visit India in April end

UK PM Boris Johnson to visit India in April end

There is an an enormous amount of noise around the apparent statement , in the government's "Integrated Review", that the government is increasing its stockpile of nuclear warheads by more than a t...

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News Corp reaches three-year content deal with Facebook

News Corp reaches three-year content deal with Facebook

News Corp controls about 70 per cent of newspaper circulation in Australia, including The Australian , the Daily Telegraph and the Herald Sun . The step taken by the Australian government has...

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Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 stands at 360

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 stands at 360

It said that across the European Union and United Kingdom there had been 15 events of deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) and 22 events of pulmonary embolism reported among those vaccinated. "That's how we...

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Covid pandemic: Biden to order all U.S. adults be eligible for vaccine

Covid pandemic: Biden to order all U.S. adults be eligible for vaccine

And more states have been expanding eligibility criteria for shots and opening new mass vaccination sites. Coronavirus-related lockdowns and restrictions have cost millions of jobs. The Alabama Repu...

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Priti Patel orders report into London police handling of vigil

Priti Patel orders report into London police handling of vigil

She added that "there was a good deal of anger aimed at the police by a number of the people present at the vigil" over the fact that the event had not been authorized. The Independent Office for ...

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Over 1,000 Denver Flights Cancelled Ahead of Snowstorm

Over 1,000 Denver Flights Cancelled Ahead of Snowstorm

Travel has already been impacted. Xylia. Winter Storm Xylia has the potential to be a historic storm for Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska. That mix will turn to heavy snow this afternoon! A plethora ...

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VDH allowing healthcare facilities in Virginia to expand visitation for residents, families

VDH allowing healthcare facilities in Virginia to expand visitation for residents, families

New federal guidelines for fully vaccinated people and residents of nursing homes move them toward some semblance of normalcy after a year of confinement inside pandemic bubbles. "We also acknowledge ...

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BC eases restrictions to allow outdoor gatherings up to 10 people

BC eases restrictions to allow outdoor gatherings up to 10 people

While the COVID-19 infection curve is trending down on Vancouver Island and in the Interior and Northern health regions, said Henry, the illness is still circulating in communities, particularly in th...

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Quad Nations Meeting To Announce Financing To Boost India Vaccine Output

Quad Nations Meeting To Announce Financing To Boost India Vaccine Output

A senior United States administration official told Reuters a key focus will be on financial agreements to support an increase in manufacturing coronavirus vaccines in India, as well as the aim to...

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Cop involved in George Floyd murder to face new charge

Cop involved in George Floyd murder to face new charge

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison (D), whose office is overseeing the prosecution, suggested that he thought it cleared the way for Cahill to reinstate the third-degree murder charge, calling i...

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Cuomo continues to deny misconduct claims as sixth accuser comes forward

The Times Union of Albany reported that the woman, who it did not name, was alone with Cuomo late previous year when he closed the door, reached under her shirt and fondled her. Asked about the story...

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Piers Morgan is not racist, says Sharon Osbourne

Piers Morgan is not racist, says Sharon Osbourne

Mr Morgan chose to leave his position as host of GMB following thousands of complaints to Ofcom and backlash over his comments regarding Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's interview with Oprah Wi...

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Health Minister Greg Hunt in hospital with 'infection'

Health Minister Greg Hunt in hospital with 'infection'

Mr Hunt received the AstraZeneca coronavirus jab on Monday alongside former Prime Minister Julia Gillard. But his admission to hospital sparked concern the public relations campaign could be under...

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Is Sturgeon/Salmond feud changing voters' minds ahead of elections?

Is Sturgeon/Salmond feud changing voters' minds ahead of elections?

Ms Davidson hit back, saying: "The first minister characterises this as political games, but I have never forgotten the women who were failed at the heart of this inquiry". She accused the First Minis...

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Coveney says European Union 'simply can not trust' UK Government after NI Protocol move

Coveney says European Union 'simply can not trust' UK Government after NI Protocol move

Maroš Šefčovič, the European Commission vice president in charge of EU-UK relations post-Brexit, said the move amounted to "a violation of the relevant substantive provisions" of the Brexit deal on ...

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China urges safety of Chinese citizens in Australia

China urges safety of Chinese citizens in Australia

Nearly all - 86 per cent - of that investment came from Chinese firms established within Australia , and did not come directly from foreign firms. "UN data is measured differently, but the fall in C...

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National panel advises provinces not to use AstraZeneca vaccine on seniors

National panel advises provinces not to use AstraZeneca vaccine on seniors

The National Advisory Committee on Immunisations (NACI) said it is not recommending AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine for Canadians age 65 and older, the Sputnik news agency reported. Britain has be...

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New Jersey to receive 70000 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

New Jersey to receive 70000 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

US President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that ramped-up production of the new vaccine will ensure a sufficient supply of doses for every adult American by the end of May - two months earlier than...

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Myanmar coup: Protesters accuse China of backing military junta

Myanmar coup: Protesters accuse China of backing military junta

Suu Kyi, the daughter of Myanmar's independence hero, spent almost 15 years under house arrest for her efforts to end military rule. The coup has brought hundreds of thousands of protesters to Myanm...

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Australia's Victoria eases curbs as new cases 'pose no risk'

Australia's Victoria eases curbs as new cases 'pose no risk'

Victoria returned to its "COVIDSafe Summer" plan overnight, meaning masks will no longer be required except in high-risk indoor environments and gatherings of up to 30 people in homes are now allowed....

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New Zealand's largest city back in lockdown as Covid lingers

New Zealand's largest city back in lockdown as Covid lingers

In a statement, the Health Ministry said there was just one new case in managed isolation. Despite this, she is warning against a "mass pile [on]" of the person in question, as that might create an ...

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FDA panel endorses Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine

FDA panel endorses Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine

Jay Portnoy of Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. "Any further easing of COVID-19 restrictions should only be undertaken when all high-risk individuals in the province have been immunized -...

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Gunmen kidnap 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria

Gunmen kidnap 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria

It is Nigeria's third school attack in less than three months - a series that has revived traumatic memories of the "Chibok girls" kidnapped by extremists almost seven years ago. "If that could not ...

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PM 'very optimistic' about full reopening in June but 'no guarantees'

PM 'very optimistic' about full reopening in June but 'no guarantees'

But genuinely, because of the enormous possibilities now of the vaccination rollout, because science has given us this way of creating a whole shield around our population, we can really look at that ...

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Microsoft teams up with European Union publishers amid Facebook's Australian spat

Microsoft teams up with European Union publishers amid Facebook's Australian spat

Facebook announced Tuesday that it would lift a ban on Australians viewing and sharing news on its platform after it struck a deal with the government on proposed legislation that would make digi...

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Here's where the local COVID-19 vaccine program is at

Here's where the local COVID-19 vaccine program is at

There are two COVID-19 occupied hospital beds at the Brookings Hospital, the DOH website reported Tuesday. 299 cases are active in Northern Health, up seven. "There are 30,475 active cases, with 196...

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China targets Uighurs with more prosecutions, longer prison terms: HRW

China targets Uighurs with more prosecutions, longer prison terms: HRW

There are 154 lawmakers from Trudeau's Liberal party in the House of Commons and the rest of the Liberal lawmakers voted freely on the motion. Most recently, Canada's House of Commons overwhelmingly...

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Tiger Woods taken to hospital after serious car crash | Offside

Tiger Woods taken to hospital after serious car crash | Offside

Woods has always been superhuman on the golf course, but the last few years - the 2019 Masters aside - have shown him to be as human as the rest of us. Man, I just hope he's all right. The crash hap...

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Casual Sex Could Remain Banned Until June Under Lockdown Roadmap

Casual Sex Could Remain Banned Until June Under Lockdown Roadmap

Many have voiced concern over the ramifications of such passports, with vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi warning that they could be "discriminatory". "And we can not persist indefinitely with restricti...

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AstraZeneca to miss European Union vaccine delivery target in second quarter

AstraZeneca to miss European Union vaccine delivery target in second quarter

Greece, Spain and Italy support the system, however northern European Union partners, like Germany , doubt whether the certificates would work. The proposals call for coordination among the scien...

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