A waiter wearing a face mask serves customers at a cafe in Paris. Reuters
New coronavirus cases across the United States have tumbled to rates not seen in more than 11 months, sparking optimism that vaccination campaigns are stemming both severe COVID-19 cases and the spread of the virus. As cases, hospitalisations and deaths
After the pandemic forced the closure of gyms last year, I was one of the many people who decided that it was the perfect opportunity to start running for my mental health. As Bella Mackie’s influential book Jog On proves, running can help to
The world of 2030 will be radically different from the one most of us were born into, and the global pandemic will only speed up this timeline. Some of the changes on the horizon: Africa’s population will top East Asia’s for the first time, there will be more
Sometimes you read an article about some project, and it really grabs your attention and brings about a total change in your perspective about how you view the world. The Extreme Ice Survey is one such project, and the documentary, Chasing the Ice, based on this project, is recommended as a must-read and a must-see for anyone who has a stake in Planet earth.
The last time a minority Labour government was formed after an election was in February 1974. There was no “coalition of chaos” then. There wasn’t even a coalition of stability. Harold Wilson chose to go it alone, presenting Labour’s programme for government in the Queen’s Speech and winning the vote on it in the House of Commons.
Investigators have attributed two gruesome murders reported from two different states in the last few days to the thoughtless remarks made by Nupur Sharma, spokeswoman of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party in a television debate.
Great news for the United Arab Emirates’ residents to enjoy a free social media tool launched by the Etisalat ‘GoChat Messenger’ app for free voice and video calls any time 24/7 (“Etisalat launches ‘GoChat Messenger’ app for free voice and video calls in UAE,” July 1 Gulf Today website).