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Karl Rove shreds Big Tech's ‘consistent hostility’ toward center-right
Karl Rove reacts to Trump blasting the media and Big Tech for being ‘massively corrupt.’
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The UK is now a nation of flag-shaggers, statue nonces, and royal lackeys. Whatever happened to Cool Britannia?
Once renowned for its irreverence and flippancy, the UK has become a nation of overly sensitive establishment-loving gimps triggered by anyone taking the pee out of flags or pri...
British Actress Helen McCrory Dies From Cancer, Aged 52
"I'm heartbroken to announce that after an heroic battle with cancer, the beautiful and mighty woman that is Helen McCrory has died peacefully at home, surrounded by a wave of l...
Angela Merkel Receives AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine
"I am delighted to have received my first vaccination with AstraZeneca today. I thank everyone involved in the vaccination campaign and everyone who gets vaccinated," she said.
Myanmar's Ousted MPs Form New Shadow Government
The country has been in turmoil since the military detained Suu Kyi and seized power, triggering a massive uprising that the junta has sought to quell with lethal force.
Ireland encourages remote work to repopulate rural areas
The Irish government is hoping to bank on the rise of remote work to breathe new life into rural towns and villages.
UK Finds 77 Cases Of COVID-19 Variant First Found In India
COVID-19 UK: The B.1.617 strain's mutations are feared to make the variant spread faster and partially evade immunity. The variant is believed to be largely responsible for Indi...
This is how much you could get paid to visit Malta this summer
The Mediterranean island is working with hotels to provide some serious discounts as part of its COVID recovery.
EU May Not Renew AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine Contract: French Minister
No final EU decision had been taken, French Industry Minister Agnes Pannier-Runacher told RMC radio, but "it is highly probable" that no further AstraZeneca doses would be ordered.
Russia Bans Top Biden Officials As Tensions Soar
Attorney General Merrick Garland, Biden's chief domestic policy advisor Susan Rice and FBI chief Christopher Wray would be barred, the foreign ministry said.
Israel and Saudi Arabia buy influence in Britain as the lobbying scandal grows
Corruption in Britain is reaching startling new heights as lobby scandals threaten to engulf the government in a tsunami of sleaze. Leading the way, it seems, are both Israel an...
Challenge or Opportunity? How China's Digital Silk Road May Change Global Technology Order
Besides challenging the US' Big Tech dominance across the world, the Beijing-led Digital Silk Road initiative provides its customers with vast opportunities through competitivel...
Greensill: Top civil servant failed to declare another job
A former senior civil servant embroiled in a row over his job at Greensill Capital took another post without reporting it, it has emerged.
Pfizer CEO says third COVID jab 'likely' needed within 12 months
Authorities in the US and the EU have already started planning for such an eventuality.
The mysterious case of the $571m Manchester 'Bitcoin scam'
The US’s commodities watchdog is on the hunt for a Manchester man it claims is the mastermind behind a Bitcoin scam that swindled thousands of victims and owes $572m (£416m).
China's Coronavac 80% Effective At Preventing Covid Deaths: Chile Results
"These figures should convey peace of mind to the country," Health Minister Enrique Paris told journalists as he announced the outcome of two months' of vaccination in Chile, in...
Denmark removes AstraZeneca from its vaccination program
Denmark has removed the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine from its vaccination program, saying it is not needed because the country has already reached "such an advanced point" in it...
Cryptocurrencies now worth more than the world's most valuable company
After record-breaking price hikes, the combined value of the cryptocurrency market now outstrips Apple, the world's most valuable company.
William and Harry to be kept apart by Peter Phillips at Duke's funeral
Prince William and Prince Harry will not walk shoulder-to-shoulder during the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral on Saturday, it has been revealed.
Japan Prime Minister Biden's First Guest With Push On 5G, Climate, China
Opening his visit by meeting Vice President Kamala Harris, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga echoed Biden's language in saying the nations' relationship is "connected by universal v...
4.7 million waiting for operations in England, as delays hit record high amid Covid pandemic
Delays for routine operations and procedures in England have hit the highest level since records began, with around 4.7 million now on waiting lists, as hospitals were forced to...
Meet the buyer of the world's most expensive digital artwork
The €58 million sale of a digital collage by the artist Beeple made headlines as the most money ever paid for an NFT. We meet the 32-year-old behind the purchase.
Second Cabinet Office adviser hired by Greensill while in civil service
David Brierwood joined David Cameron’s government in 2014 and two months later was recruited to Greensill Capital
US Announces $1.7 Billion To Fight Covid Variants
The funding comes from a $1.9 trillion Covid relief package passed last month and will help the United States come up to speed on genomic surveillance, an area in which it has l...
Ireland: Bribes and blackmail uncovered as former bank worker arrested in major fraud probe
Fraud squad detectives encountered a sinister blackmail plot when they launched an investigation into a former employee of the Central Bank, who allegedly committed fraud crimes...
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