Monday, Apr 19, 2021
Focus on the big picture
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. She has urged people who are reluctant to have ...
Manhunt after deadly Texas shooting
Reuters, 19 Apr 2021
Police in Austin, Texas, launched a manhunt for a suspect, possibly a former county detective, after three people were shot dead in an apartment complex earlier in the day.
How the ‘right to disconnect’ may benefit employees
CA, 19 Apr 2021
It's been more than a year since the pandemic changed our lives and forced many of us to work from home.
Closing arguments begin Monday in the Derek Chauvin trial
CBS, 19 Apr 2021
After two weeks of testimony, closing arguments in the Derek Chauvin trial will begin on Monday.
3 dead, 2 wounded in shooting at Wisconsin tavern
AP, 19 Apr 2021
Authorities say they have apprehended a person in connection with a shooting at a busy tavern in southeastern Wisconsin early Sunday that left three men dead and three men injured.
Small business owners on challenges they're facing amid COVID-19, US riots
FOX, 19 Apr 2021
Small business owners Bill Anderson and Chris Montana react to new challenges ahead of COVID-19 lockdowns.
Brazil’s President rejects lockdown despite 370,000 Covid deaths
BBC, 19 Apr 2021
Brazil has seen more than 370,000 deaths from Covid, one of the highest rates in the world.
In ‘Kusama: Cosmic Nature,’ a dialogue between art and the natural world
PBS, 19 Apr 2021
Yayoi Kusama’s work has been described as transformative: both for the observer and for her exhibit’s surroundings.
Austin Police Advise Residents: ‘Shelter in Place’ As Search For Active Shooter Continues | NBC News
NBC, 19 Apr 2021
Three people in Austin, Texas have been confirmed dead after a “domestic” shooting.
Polls close in Cape Verde
AFP, 19 Apr 2021
Polls close in Cape Verde's parliamentary elections. Neither of the two traditional major parties is predicted to emerge the outright winner, giving four smaller parties a chanc...
Netherlands rocked by foreign adoptions scandal | Focus on Europe
DW, 19 Apr 2021
In the Netherlands, birth certificates have been falsified in the adoptions of babies from overseas.
Germany sees rising death toll from COVID-19
Al Jazeera, 19 Apr 2021
Germany has held a memorial service for those who have died of COVID-19. Another 67 people died on Sunday, bringing the death toll to just under 80,000.
Former Australian prime minister puts Rupert Murdoch on blast
CNN, 19 Apr 2021
Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks to CNN's Brian Stelter about Rupert Murdoch, the Australian-born American media mogul whose global empire includes Fox N...
Chinese government supporting Indonesia to become regional hub for Sinovac vaccines
CGTN, 18 Apr 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-04-18/China-supporting-Indonesia-to-become-regional-hub-for-Sinovac-vaccines-Zz1FUxP0cw/index.html #China's Health Silk Road is paving ...
COVID-19: Fears patient backlog in some hospitals may last for years
Sky, 18 Apr 2021
It will take five years for some hospitals to catch up with the backlog of patient care caused by the coronavirus pandemic, NHS Providers has warned.
Kenosha County shooting: At least three killed and two injured
RT, 18 Apr 2021
A heavy police presence at the scene of a shooting that left at least three people dead and two more injured in Kenosha County, Wisconsin.
France pledges more than €1 billion in aid for farmers, winemakers hit by frost
FRANCE24, 18 Apr 2021
French Prime Minister Jean Castex on Saturday pledged more than one billion euros in aid for farmers and winemakers reeling from the worst frost in decades.
David Cameron ‘has not broken any rules’ in Greensil scandal, says Environment Secretary
Telegraph, 18 Apr 2021
George Eustice defended his former boss David Cameron, arguing that former ministers cannot be “begrudged” taking up new posts following a two-year period after leaving Government.
Hong Kong retiree pursues passion for painting with works displayed in over 100 restaurants
SCMP, 18 Apr 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Painting has been a lifelong passion for amateur artist Alfred Yu.
Can Covid vaccines be mixed?
ITV, 18 Apr 2021
A study looking at whether the Oxford/AstraZeneca and Pfizer/BioNTech
Mourners gather in Windsor for funeral of Prince Philip – watch live
Guardian, 18 Apr 2021
The Duke of Edinburgh's funeral is taking place on Saturday afternoon