Friday, Feb 26, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Banksy artwork in Nottingham has vanished
ITV, 18 Feb 2021
A mural painted by the mysterious street artist Banksy on a wall in Lenton in Nottingham has been removed. Residents said the piece had given the area a ...
#Buttergate: Uproar over hard butter churns across Canada
CA, 26 Feb 2021
Canadians have been spreading reports of their store-bought butter being firmer than usual.
US targets Iranian militants in Syria
AP, 26 Feb 2021
The United States launched airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, targeting facilities near the Iraqi border used by Iranian-backed militia groups.
Dr. Fauci answers COVID-19 vaccine questions | CBSN special
CBS, 26 Feb 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci joined CBSN to answer questions about the coronavirus
Engel: Biden Sending Message To Iran With Airstrikes Against Militia Group | NBC News
NBC, 26 Feb 2021
NBC News' Richard Engel reports on the U.S. airstrikes authorized by President Biden against an Iranian-backed militia group in eastern Syria.
Beto O'Rourke considering run for Texas governor
FOX, 26 Feb 2021
FOX News contributor Karl Rove joins 'Fox News Primetime' to discuss the possibility of a comeback from the former Democrat congressman.
South Korea starts coronavirus vaccination campaign
AFP, 26 Feb 2021
South Korea begins its nationwide coronavirus drive Friday as it seeks to inoculate 70 percent of its population within seven months to stamp out the outbreak.
Ex-Olympic coach kills himself after sex crime charges
Reuters, 26 Feb 2021
Former U.S. Olympic gymnastics coach John Geddert, who was charged
Arkansas police: 91-year-old one of oldest officers in US
BBC, 26 Feb 2021
After working in law enforcement for nearly 56 years, LC "Buckshot" Smith is one of the oldest police officers in the US.
Rare Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. signatures found in Alabama jail logbook
PBS, 26 Feb 2021
Rare documents with 12 signatures of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sold on Wednesday for more than $130,000.
How to celebrate Lantern Festival the traditional way
CGTN, 26 Feb 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-02-25/How-to-celebrate-Lantern-Festival-the-traditional-way--YaTkwDMeXe/index.html The festive season in China is about to end, but not...
Press Preview - A first look inside Friday's newspapers
Sky, 26 Feb 2021
See what's making Friday morning's newspaper headlines with columnist Carole Malone and David Clegg, editor of The Courier.
Queen urges people to get Covid vaccine
ITV, 26 Feb 2021
The Queen has made an unusually direct intervention in the nationwide drive to vaccinate the adult population.
How Strong Is the Recovery in Manufacturing?
Bloomberg, 26 Feb 2021
Orders for durable goods jumped 3.4% in January, triple what economists expected.
'Think about others': the Queen encourages people to get Covid vaccine jab
Guardian, 26 Feb 2021
The Queen said her Covid-19 jab 'didn’t hurt at all' in a video call with health officials leading vaccine deployment across the UK.
The Queen urges vaccine uptake: people ‘ought to think about other people’ | Covid-19
Telegraph, 26 Feb 2021
While speaking to health officials who are leading the deployment
Niger post election violence kills two, hundreds arrested
FRANCE24, 26 Feb 2021
In tonight's edition: Two people in Niger have died in post-election violence and hundreds have been arrested, according to the government accusing a prominent opposition figure...
Documents show assassins used company seized by Saudi crown prince
CNN, 26 Feb 2021
The two private jets used by a Saudi Arabian assassination squad that killed and allegedly dismembered journalist Jamal Khashoggi were owned by a company that less than a year p...
Disunited Europe | EU threatens legal action if member nations don't reopen their borders
RT, 26 Feb 2021
The EU Commission has told six nations that their Covid border restrictions have “gone too far” and must be relaxed after a German minister defended the country’s measures aimed...
Thailand’s ‘golf quarantine’ welcomes South Korean travellers
SCMP, 26 Feb 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Some 40 South Korean tourists have arrived in Thailand under a “golf quarantine” scheme.
Coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc in the student body | COVID-19 Special
DW, 26 Feb 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing stress and depression among students around the world.