Germany rejects EU executive call to ease COVID border curbs: letter big-plus
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Politics Germany rejects EU executive call to ease COVID border curbs: letter

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:30

The Brussels-based executive last week asked Germany and five other countries to ease unilateral restrictions on movement of goods and people, saying they have “gone too far” and we ...

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’When will it end?’: How a changing virus is reshaping scientists’ views on COVID-19 big-plus
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Politics ’When will it end?’: How a changing virus is reshaping scientists’ views on COVID-19

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:30

Murray had until recently been hopeful that the discovery of several effective vaccines could help countries achieve herd immunity, or nearly eliminate transmission through a combin ...

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‘Domestic violence is the shadow pandemic’ Jacinda Ardern big-plus
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Politics ‘Domestic violence is the shadow pandemic’ Jacinda Ardern

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:30

‘Go hard and go early’ In New Zealand life has almost returned to normal for its five million citizens. Bars, restaurants, sports and concert venues are open and th ...

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Biden and von der Leyen agree to suspend Airbus/Boeing tariffs big-plus
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Politics Biden and von der Leyen agree to suspend Airbus/Boeing tariffs

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:30

Both sides committed to focus on resolving the dispute, through their respective trade representatives. Von der Leyen welcomed the news, saying: “This is excellent news for business ...

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Fishing firms could go bust over Brexit, MPs told big-plus
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Politics Fishing firms could go bust over Brexit, MPs told

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:30

MPs were told paperwork due to new border controls had proved a "massive problem" and should be moved online. They also heard extra costs had made it "impossible&q ...

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Renewable diesel boom highlights challenges in clean-energy transition big-plus
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Politics Renewable diesel boom highlights challenges in clean-energy transition

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:30

“I just have to hustle more,” said Birch, who now sometimes travels twice as far across British Columbia to collect half as much grease as he once did. His search is a microcosm ...

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EU vows legal response as UK moves unilaterally on Northern Ireland big-plus
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Politics EU vows legal response as UK moves unilaterally on Northern Ireland

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:30

Since it left the EU last year, Britain’s relations with the bloc have soured, with both sides accusing the other of acting in bad faith in relation to part of their trade agreement ...

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SMEs: Commission and the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency support SMEs in the space sector big-plus
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Politics SMEs: Commission and the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency support SMEs in the space sector

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:30

The winning teams were selected based on their innovative use of Galileo, their market-oriented approach and commercial potential. The total prize pool of the competitions was €1.7 ...

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International Women’s Day 2021: Women leading the fight against COVID-19 big-plus
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Politics International Women’s Day 2021: Women leading the fight against COVID-19

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:30

Parliament will mark International Women’s Day during its plenary session on 8 March. Read more about the Parliament’s fight for gender equality. Women in the fight against CO ...

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Coronavirus: First EU disinfection robots arrive in hospitals big-plus
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Politics Coronavirus: First EU disinfection robots arrive in hospitals

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:30

The aim is to ensure a sterile environment in hospitals without exposing staff to unnecessary risk. Since this is a physical process rather than one using a chemical disinfectant, i ...

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Coronavirus disinformation: Online platforms took more actions fighting vaccine disinformation big-plus
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Politics Coronavirus disinformation: Online platforms took more actions fighting vaccine disinformation

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:30

Values and Transparency Vice President Věra Jourová said: “Online platforms need to take responsibility to prevent harmful and dangerous disinformation, both domestic and for ...

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UN Panel: End financial abuses to save people and planet big-plus
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Politics UN Panel: End financial abuses to save people and planet

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:30

The panel of former world leaders and central bank governors, business and civil society heads and academics says as much as 2.7% of the global GDP is laundered annually, while corp ...

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