Canada Eclipses US In Percentage Of Fully Vaccinated Residents

After lagging behind other developed countries in the early months of the COVID pandemic, Canada has officially surpassed the United States of America in terms of percentage of fully vaccinated residents. According to a report from CTV News’ Vaccine Tracker, 48.8% of Canadian residents are fully vaccinated compared to the 48.1% of US residents. Despite […]

England Lifts COVID Restrictions Even As Variant Case Spike

The British government has lifted all the COVID restrictions on Monday, removing all the social distancing norms. This move was highly criticised by the scientific community and the opposition parties as the government takes a step into the unknown. The nightclubs were allowed to run at full capacity and legal mandates like wearing a mask […]

Toyota Cancels Tokyo Olympics TV Ads in Japan

Toyota Motor Corp. was a corporate sponsor of the Tokyo Olympics but it has now decided to pull out of the sponsorships and the Olympic-related ads in Japan. Japanese media speculated Monday that the decision was made because the car manufacturer fears association with the troubled Summer Games, which are deeply unpopular in Japan, may […]

Three Test Positive At Olympic Village, Fear Of Outbreak At Games

Two athletes have tested positive for the coronavirus in the Tokyo Olympic Village after a team colleague was also infected, officials said on Sunday, raising fears of a cluster just days before the opening ceremony. The first cases involving athletes in the Village come a day after a member of their entourage returned the first positive […]

Google Hits Record $593 Million Fine In France In News Copyright Battle

On Tuesday, the French competition regulators fined Google 500 million Euros ($594 million) for failing to comply with an order to negotiate fair deals with news publishers for the use of their content. France’s Competition Authority said Google had breached an April 2020 ruling that ordered the company to negotiate “in good faith” licensing deals with publishers […]

Chinese Man Reunited With Son Snatched 24 Years Ago

A Chinese man has been reunited with his son after a 24-year search that saw him travel over 500,000km (310,000 mi) on a motorbike across the country. Guo Gangtang’s son had been snatched aged two by human traffickers in front of their home in the province of Shandong. His son’s disappearance actually inspired a movie […]

Earth’s Atmosphere Is Retaining Heat Twice As Fast As It Did Just 15 Years Ago

Climate change is being talked about all around us. Everywhere around us, we see books and magazines that point towards the negative consequences of climate change. Everything from the hottest years on record to ruining astronomy can be tied to climate change. Scientists are facing another worrisome thought that is going to provoke much thought too. The Earth is […]

Hong Kong To Ban Plastic Cutlery In Four Years

The restaurants in Hong Kong will move to a greener initiative and will provide more eco-friendly tableware and customers may need to bring their own containers for takeaway meals under a government proposal to eventually ban disposable plastic items. This plan was released last week after a two-month constitution and is expected to be rolled […]

President Bolsonaro’s Removal Demanded By Top Brazilian Rightwing Newspaper

One of the leading conservative newspapers in Brazil has demanded the removal of the country’s president, Jair Bolsonaro. This came in response to his actions to combat the coronavirus pandemic and the corruptions that flooded his government. These factors ensured the plunge of the rightwing politician’s ratings to their lowest ever level. “Jair Bolsonaro is […]

Lithuania Starts Building Anti-Migrant Fence On Belarus Border

Last week, Lithuania started to put up fences along its border with Belarus after a horde of migrants entered the country from the neighbour. Vilnius has accused Belarusian authorities of encouraging the flow of migrants illegally into Lithuania, an EU member state, in retaliation for sanctions imposed on Belarus by the bloc over human rights abuses and […]