Thursday, Mar 04, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Banks Need Flexibility, Says Italian Banking Association
Bloomberg, 17 Feb 2021
Feb.17 -- Giovanni Sabatini, general manager of the Italian Banking Association, discusses the Italian banking sector, consolidation in the industry and ...
Pope Francis to visit Iraq's minority Christian community
CNN, 04 Mar 2021
Pope Francis' four-day, six-city tour of Iraq will be limited to a handful of small gatherings and visits to sites linked to the Bible.
Great apes at San Diego Zoo get animal version of COVID-19 vaccine
CBS, 04 Mar 2021
Several orangutans and bonobos at the San Diego Zoo have received an experimental COVID-19 vaccine developed specifically for animals.
Covid death rate 10 times higher in countries with high obesity
DW, 04 Mar 2021
A new global study shows that countries with high obesity levels have far higher death rates from COVID-19.
European Union’s Vaccine Rollout Trailing Behind U.S., U.K. | NBC News NOW
NBC, 04 Mar 2021
NBC News’ Claudio Lavanga explains why the Covid-19 vaccination efforts of the European Union is lagging behind rollouts from independent nations like the U.S.
Michigan lawmakers furious after meals sicken National Guard troops
FOX, 04 Mar 2021
Michigan GOP Reps. Bill Huizenga and Jack Bergman call for accountability in Washington, D.C.
Swedish police raid apartment after knife attack
Reuters, 04 Mar 2021
Local authorities say that three people who sustained life-threatening
Farmers protest in Paris against agricultural 'distress'
AFP, 04 Mar 2021
Several dozen farmers kneel in protest at the Invalides in Paris, to denounce farming conditions, as the annual Agriculture Fair is cancelled as part of Covid health restrictions.
Protests, mourning as world condemns Myanmar crackdown
Al Jazeera, 04 Mar 2021
Protesters are back on the streets across Myanmar, after 38 people were killed in the most violent day of the military government's crackdown.
Live: Natural beauty – China's widest waterfall – Ep. 5
CGTN, 04 Mar 2021
Nuorilang Waterfall is located in Jiuzhaigou County, southwest China's Sichuan Province.
In ruins | 6.3 earthquake wreaks havoc in Thessaly
RT, 04 Mar 2021
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit central Greece destroying buildings in the village of Damasi and across the region of Thessaly.
Demand for Covid Products to Remain High: Merck KGaA CEO
Bloomberg, 04 Mar 2021
Mar.04 -- Merck KGaA Chief Executive Officer Stephan Oschmann
Sky News Breakfast: The long economic road to recovery
Sky, 04 Mar 2021
On your Sky News Breakfast menu: - Sky's Niall Paterson is joined by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, to discuss the budget - CBI director-general Tony Danker reacts to the 'super d...
Pope says he will visit Iraq as 'pilgrim of peace'
FRANCE24, 04 Mar 2021
On the eve of his historic trip to #Iraq, #Pope #Francis paid tribute Thursday to those who have suffered from years of violence, saying he came as a "pilgrim of peace".
UK Budget: Should taxes rise? Live Q&A
FT, 04 Mar 2021
UK chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered Budget measures that he promised would help the UK economy bounce back — but businesses are concerned about future tax rises to pay for the p...
WHO experts in Europe hold news conference on long Covid – watch live
Guardian, 04 Mar 2021
World Health Organization hosts news conference on Covid-19 in
Defiant Myanmar anti-coup protesters return a day after 38 are killed
BBC, 04 Mar 2021
Protesters have returned to cities across Myanmar, just hours after the country saw its bloodiest day since last month's military coup.
SpaceX Starship lands in Texas and then explodes
AP, 04 Mar 2021
SpaceX’s futuristic Starship looked like it aced a touchdown in South Texas Wednesday, but then exploded on the landing pad with so much force that it was hurled into the air.
'No more late-night cheese': Boris Johnson reveals weight loss to encourage the public to get fitter
Telegraph, 04 Mar 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed he has stopped eating cheese at night, as well as avoiding chocolates and eating less carbs in order to lose weight.
Two sessions: How China's environmental policies are giving a boost to green industries
SCMP, 04 Mar 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube As China steps up its environmental protection policies, many companies are finding opportunities...
Wang Yang delivered a work report of the Standing Committee of the CPPCC National Committee
CD, 04 Mar 2021
China's top political advisory body started its annual session on Thursday afternoon in Beijing.