Dr JOHN LEE: Why should the whole country be held hostage by the one in five who refuse a vaccine?

There has been nothing slapdash about the Government’s presentation this week of the case for keeping us all locked down in an ever-more depressing loop of lockdown extensions. The Prime Minister’s announcement cancelling Christmas last year seemed hasty and ill-prepared. By contrast, the move this week to cancel Easter and keep the economy shut down … Read more

Dr JOHN LEE: Why should the whole country be held hostage by the one in five who refuse a vaccine?

There has been nothing slapdash about the Government’s presentation this week of the case for keeping us all locked down in an ever-more depressing loop of lockdown extensions. The Prime Minister’s announcement cancelling Christmas last year seemed hasty and ill-prepared. By contrast, the move this week to cancel Easter and keep the economy shut down … Read more

UCLA runner is dismissed from cross country team after racist, homophobic video, text message

UCLA’s Chris Weiland has been dismissed from the school’s cross country and track teams after he apparently used the N-word as well as homophobic and sexist slurs in a video and a text message. Weiland was previously suspended from the team over the text message and video, coach Avery Anderson confirmed Tuesday, but he was … Read more

Canada vows to become second country to make Facebook pay for news

Canada has vowed to become the second country in the world to make Facebook pay for news as the global backlash against the company continues.    Facebook blocked all Australian news content on its service over proposed legislation requiring it and Google to pay fees to Australian publishers for news links. Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault, … Read more

Country Life publisher Future confirms £594m takeover of GoCo Group

Country Life publisher Future raises profit forecast as it completes £594m takeover of GoCompare and Look After My Bills owner GoCo Group GoCo Group also recently bought the Australian price comparison site Mozo Future publishes dozens of titles including FourFourTwo and Woman & Home  By Harry Wise For This Is Money Published: 12:44 GMT, 19 … Read more

Inside hotel quarantine: Gym worker from Brazil shares her journey from ‘red list’ country to UK

A gym worker from Brazil has shared her hotel quarantine journey after travelling from the ‘red list’ country to the UK yesterday. Maria Eugênia Oliveira, 34, filmed as she waited at the airport, arrived at the hotel lobby and even offered a tour of her room at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel in Heathrow. The … Read more

US second-most surveilled country after China, with one camera for every five people in big cities

The US is the second-most surveilled country in the world after China, with one camera for every five people in major cities. A new report found that bigger US cities had an average of over 112,000 CCTV cameras, or about 2,200 for every 10,000 people. That was still dwarfed by China, which had 15,880,491 CCTV … Read more

Keir Starmer aims to style himself as the new Attlee who can rebuild the country after the pandemic

Under-fire Keir Starmer aims to style himself as the new Clement Attlee who can rebuild the country after the devastation of Covid-19 pandemic The Labour leader will address claims he is not up to the job of prime minister in a major speech today setting out his vision for the country He plans to model … Read more

Keir Starmer aims to style himself as the new Attlee who can rebuild the country after the pandemic

Under-fire Keir Starmer aims to style himself as the new Clement Attlee who can rebuild the country after the devastation of Covid-19 pandemic The Labour leader will address claims he is not up to the job of prime minister in a major speech today setting out his vision for the country He plans to model … Read more

US is hit with the most snow coverage since records began as 73% of the country is blanketed

The devastating winter wipe-out ravaging the US has now blanketed the nation in the most snow since records began 18 years ago while at least 23 have been killed nationwide and millions have been left without power.   A staggering 73.2 percent of the 48 contiguous states were covered in snow with an average depth of … Read more