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This is the one thing medical schools are not teaching doctors
GP Chris Newman asks the question, what is the point of my job if we don't prevent climate change?
Inquiry launched into European Commission chief’s refusal to hand over text messages she exchanged with Pfizer CEO
The European Ombudsman has demanded that Commission President Ursula von der Leyen explain how she lost text messages that she exchanged with the CEO of Pfizer during talks abou...
Antibody cocktail, touted by Trump as 'cure' for Covid-19, to be launched across UK next week for coronavirus patients
A new antibody drug, Ronapreve, will become available for coronavirus parents across Britain next week, the UK government has said. The drug was used to treat then-US President ...
‘Destruction of the Good Friday accords’ would prevent US-UK post-Brexit trade deal, US House speaker warns
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has warned, after a meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, that a US-UK post-Brexit trade deal would be “very unlikely” if “the...
Janet Yellen urges House Democrats to give the I.R.S. more power to crack down on tax evasion.
Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen is pressing Representative Richard Neal, the Democratic chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, to include the Biden administration’s full p...
Interpol Aids Police Targeting Illicit Gambling, 1,400 Arrested
In a blow to organized crime groups profiting off of illegal gambling networks, Interpol aided police raids across Asia and Europe, which seized US$7.9 million in cash and arres...
France RECALLS ambassadors from US and Australia, citing ‘exceptional gravity’ of AUKUS submarine deal
Paris has recalled its ambassadors from Washington and Canberra for consultations, citing the “unacceptable behavior” of the US, UK and Australia in striking a nuclear submarine...
Biden will hold global Covid ‘summit’ focused on bringing ‘higher level of ambition’ pushing vaccines
US President Joe Biden will be following his highly controversial Covid-19 vaccine mandate with a virtual summit calling for a “higher level of ambition” pushing inoculations.
The vanishing presidency
Joe Biden is beginning to feel like an ex-president after only nine months in office. The last two Democrats to occupy the White House, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, arrived wi...
‘A mistake’: US admits Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians, incl. 7 children, and NO ISIS-K terrorists; no one will be punished
After weeks of insisting the August 29 drone strike in Kabul killed an ISIS-K terrorist, US Central Command has admitted that the victims were all civilians, including children,...
Irish and Italian privacy watchdogs sound alarm over Facebook's new smart glasses
Ireland's data privacy watchdog has expressed concerns over new smart glasses, produced by Facebook in partnership with Ray-Ban, stating it's asked the tech giant whether the de...
TikTok & Twitter trolls in France’s crosshairs as education minister intervenes in bizarre high school cyberbullying campaign
French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer has urged schools to “reinforce vigilance” against a cyberbullying campaign high-school seniors are waging against incoming junior...
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