In Leaked Messages, Johnson Called His Health Secretary ‘Hopeless’

LONDON — On the night of March 26, 2020, as the coronavirus was engulfing Britain and its leaders were struggling to fashion a response, Prime Minister Boris Johnson ridiculed his government’s health secretary, with a profanity, as totally “hopeless,” according to a text message posted by his former chief adviser. The WhatsApp message, one of […]

Video: Yellen Says Key to Economic Recovery Is in ‘Smart Policies’

new video loaded: Yellen Says Key to Economic Recovery Is in ‘Smart Policies’ transcript Back transcript Yellen Says Key to Economic Recovery Is in ‘Smart Policies’ Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen testified to Congress on Wednesday about economic recovery in the wake of the coronavirus. Yellen promoted Biden’s policies on paid family leave and education […]

To Reverse Food Insecurity Build a Climate Resilient Agricultural Sector

Small-holder farmer works on a community vegetable garden in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Credit: Ignatius Banda/IPS Opinion by Esther Ngumbi (urbana, illinois) Wednesday, June 16, 2021 Inter Press Service URBANA, Illinois, Jun 16 (IPS) – The number of people facing acute food insecurity has hit a five-year high, according to a recently released annual report by the Global Network […]

Zara under fire after top designer sends Palestinian model inflammatory messages

Fashion giant Zara is under fire after its head women’s designer, Vanessa Perilman, sent inflammatory messages to Palestinian model Qaher Harhash on Instagram. Harhash posts pro-Palestinian content on his Instagram account and it appears Perilman responded to a post via direct message last week. “Maybe if your people were educated then they wouldn’t blow up […]

Vladimir Putin: Russian President Vladimir Putin says Navalny deserved prison sentence | World News – Times of India

GENEVA: Russian President Vladimir Putin says opposition leader Alexei Navalny got what he deserved when he was handed a prison sentence. Navalny, Putin’s most ardent political foe, was arrested in January upon returning from Germany, where he spent five months recovering from a nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin – an accusation […]

Jail and compensation to his brother for Spanish man who killed and ate his mother

Alberto Sánchez Gómez A man who killed his mother, chopped her into pieces and spent more than two weeks eating body parts he kept in plastic food containers has been jailed in Madrid for 15 years and five months. Alberto Sánchez Gómez, a 28-year-old from Madrid, was found guilty of murder and desecrating a corpse […]

Greece: Public workers strike over new labor law

A 24-hour public sector strike in Greece is disrupting transportation and other services ByThe Associated Press June 16, 2021, 3:39 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ATHENS, Greece — A 24-hour strike in Greece disrupted transportation and other services as public sector workers walked off the job to protest […]

Finland v Russia: Euro 2020 – live!

10.47am EDT 10:47 83 min “I suspect this might be the shirt from the tournament that people remember for years to come,” Andy West says of of Finland’s rig. I do however, slightly wish the blue stripe continued down over the shorts in the 1970s Coventry style.” Wasn’t that part of an ad for Talbot […]

Iran field narrows as candidates quit on campaign’s last day – Times of India

TEHRAN: Iran’s presidential contest headed toward a showdown between the country’s hardline judiciary chief and moderate former Central Bank chief on Wednesday, as two candidates dropped out on the last day of campaigning to clear a path for the challengers. Mohsen Mehralizadeh, the only reformist candidate in the vote, as well as hardline contender Alireza […]