Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

Category: news

French fishermen threaten to block Channel Tunnel, ports in protest over fishing licenses

A post on Thursday from a fishermen’s group on Facebook said they would block ferries in Saint-Malo, Calais and Ouistreham “to denounce the conditions of the Brexit deal and its consequences on fishermen.” The...

European states expand boosters, tighten curbs amid COVID surge | Coronavirus pandemic News

European countries have expanded COVID-19 booster vaccinations, launched plans to get shots to young children and tightened some curbs as the continent battled a surge in coronavirus cases and concerns about its economic fallout...

Australia news live update: flood warnings as heavy rain hits NSW; police and defence personnel fly to Solomon Islands | Australia news

Good morning, Cait Kelly here to take you through Friday morning’s news. Here are the big ones so far: Australian federal police have arrived in the Solomon Islands after days of unrest over a...

South Africa Identifies New Variant of Coronavirus

JOHANNESBURG — A concerning new variant of the coronavirus, whose mutations evidence a “big jump in evolution,” is driving a spike in new Covid-19 infections in South Africa, scientists said on Thursday. In the...

Turkey’s central bank, banks discuss rates after lira tumble | Business and Economy News

Central Bank Governor Sahap Kavcioglu said after his meeting with top bankers and the country’s BDDK banking watchdog that the banking sector and all its actors ‘are very much in harmony’. Turkey’s central bank...

Scientists call for travel ‘code red’ over Covid variant found in southern Africa | Coronavirus

Leading scientists have called for immediate “code red” international travel restrictions following reports that a new Covid-19 variant is driving a surge in cases in southern Africa. The variant, which was only identified on...

Thousands gathered to watch the first full Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade since the pandemic.

Thousands of people filled the streets of New York City on Thursday morning to celebrate the return of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade after the annual tradition was dramatically scaled down last year ....

‘IronGran’: There’s just no stopping this 78-year-old triathlete

Nicknamed the ‘IronGran,’ Brocklesby is the oldest British woman to have completed an IRONMAN: the world’s toughest triathlon challenge comprising of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and a full 26.2-mile marathon. Ideally,...

Barcelona vs Benfica: Barça’s Champions League hopes on knife edge, but club may have found its new star

Given the contrasting form of both sides — Bayern has won all five its group stage games so far, including a 3-0 Camp Nou hammering of Barça — that result seems unlikely, but it’s...

Bayern Munich stars Joshua Kimmich and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting test positive for Covid-19 as club grapples with virus

“The FC Bayern forward is self-isolating at home in accordance with the relevant health authorities and doing well under the circumstances,” said the German club on its website, referring to Choupo-Moting.Later on Wednesday, Bayern...