A Spanish businessman who acted as a go-between to secure protective garments for NHS staff in the coronavirus pandemic was paid $28m (£21m) in UK taxpayer cash. The consultant is in line for a further $20m of UK public funds, documents filed in a US court reveal.
The human condition is to segment life; for instance, Shakespeare’s ‘seven ages of man’. Life is a little like the seasons so dress for the season whatever the weather is doing. Or like the ticking clock, ‘if that is the time then tired I must be.’
Protesters have taken to the streets in downtown Berlin to denounce a bill that would enshrine lockdown measures into German law. The police detained several people and deployed water cannons when the crowd refused to leave.
The Altai Mountains run through Central and East Asia for about twelve hundred miles from the southeast to the northwest, spanning China, Mongolia, Russia, and Kazakhstan.
Much of the land contains burials from thousands of years ago which have been preserved due to the permafrost that covers the area.
Children under 6 years of age are as nature intends very good at memorising any information. It’s not news at all that the best and most pleasant way to develop children’s memory is poems and songs.
Inside the German Parliament, a tense debate is now taking place, interrupted by protests and boos, on a reform of the Law on Protection against Infections, with which the grand coalition intends to transfer powers to the Government, from the legislature, to address greater restrictions, until now prohibited by the courts.
The coronavirus pandemic has ‘unleashed state corruption on a grand scale’ that is ‘harmful to public health’, a scathing editorial in medical journal the venerated British Medical Journal says.
The cutely named ‘epidemic law’ would have handed the Danish government the power to enact compulsory quarantine measures against anyone they claim infected with a dangerous disease, but it was the part about vaccinations that caused the biggest uproar. Shockingly, a law in Denmark that would have given authorities the power to forcibly inject people with a coronavirus vaccine has been abandoned after nine days of public protests.
During World War II, between 1941 and 1945, 78 Allied Arctic convoys brought more than 4 million tons of provisions and munitions to the U.S.S.R. These deliveries played a crucial role in the Soviet war effort. More than 1,400 merchant ships and naval vessels participated in the convoys to the ports of Arkhangelsk and Murmansk in Arctic Russia, which Winston Churchill once described as “the worst journey in the world.”
Roughly 300,000 families have fled New York City since March. The great metropolis has become a land of lockdowns and rising violent crime in a year dominated by the Covid-19 pandemic and black racist unrest.