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Minister resigns over Dominic Cummings' lockdown trips

Tuesday  12:52,   26 may 2020

A government minister has resigned over Dominic Cummings' lockdown trips, piling on more pressure for the top Downing Street aide to be sacked. Douglas Ross said the embattled adviser's claim he had a valid excuse to travel during the... >>>

Hong Kong: Beijing security bill will not harm freedoms, says Lam

Tuesday  08:40,   26 may 2020

HONG-KONG-EVENTS: Hong Kong: Beijing security bill will not harm freedoms, says Lam © Reuters / TYRONE SIU HONG KONG: BEIJING SECURITY BILL WILL NOT HARM FREEDOMS, SAYS LAM HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong executive chief Carrie Lam said on Tuesday... >>>

Western Australia hit by a storm that occurs once every ten years

Monday  22:40,   25 may 2020

An exceptional storm has swept the west coast of Australia since Sunday WEATHER - An exceptional storm has swept the west coast of Australia since Sunday Western Australia is hit by a storm that occurs once a decade. Strong winds and heavy rain hit >>>

An Iranian oil tanker has arrived in Venezuelan waters

Monday  21:07,   25 may 2020

Venezuela is experiencing one of the worst fuel shortages in its history © Marcos Moreno / AP / SIPA An oil tanker at sea, illustration PENURIA - Venezuela is living one of the worst gasoline shortages in its history The first of five tankers sent... >>>

An Iranian oil tanker has arrived in Venezuelan waters

Monday  21:07,   25 may 2020

Venezuela is experiencing one of the worst fuel shortages in its history © Marcos Moreno / AP / SIPA An oil tanker at sea, illustration PENURIA - Venezuela is living one of the worst gasoline shortages in its history The first of five tankers sent... >>>

RATP: The network resumes its normal timetables this Monday morning in Ile-de-France

Monday  16:16,   25 may 2020

The RATP and IDF Mobilités have announced that the usual timetables for public transport will resume on the entire network in Ile-de-France this Monday © Jacques Witt / SIPA Schedules on the RATP and IDF mobility network are back to normal this... >>>

Many Australians affected by the fires still live in precarious conditions

Monday  15:00,   25 may 2020

© Saeed KHAN Wayne Keft, whose house in Cobargo, in New South Wales, was destroyed by the fires which ravaged Australia at the end of 2019 / early 2020 During the terrible fires that ravaged Australia, many people lost everything. A few months... >>>

CCS and climate protection: Europe will not be climate neutral without CO2 capture

Monday  14:41,   25 may 2020

Hundreds of millions of tons of CO2 would soon have to be captured and stored in Europe in order to achieve the climate targets. Researchers expect conflicts within the EU. © Bene_A / Getty Images / The EU can only achieve its goal of becoming... >>>

Hong Kong: Chinese media criticize the beating of a lawyer by demonstrators

Monday  13:01,   25 may 2020

© ISAAC LAWRENCE Thousands of people invaded the streets of Hong Kong on May 24, 2020 to denounce a Chinese bill deemed to be liberticide, resulting in a lively response from riot police, scenes that had not been seen in months in the former... >>>

Attenborough: Pandemic could make nations realise climate issue depends on co-operation

Monday  09:20,   25 may 2020

Sir David Attenborough has said the coronavirus pandemic has pushed the climate change problem into "the distant future" - but hopes people will now see our survival depends on co-operation. The broadcaster and naturalist, 94, told the first episode >>>

'I am deeply grateful': Archbishop of Canterbury thanks Prince William for helping him pull through a battle with depression

Monday  08:15,   25 may 2020

The Archbishop of Canterbury yesterday thanked Prince William for helping him pull through his recent battle with depression. Justin Welby said that he 'encouraged him to seek help'.The Archbishop of Canterbury yesterday thanked Prince... >>>

At least 120 arrests in Hong Kong - Police use tear gas

Monday  06:55,   25 may 2020

Hong Kong. The Hong Kong demonstrations for more democracy had become quiet in the corona virus pandemic. Now a law planned in Beijing is driving people back onto the streets. © Frederico Gambarini / dpa Media representatives flee from tear gas... >>>

Hong Kong: Security law must "be applied without delay", believes Beijing

Sunday  17:09,   24 may 2020

Thousands of demonstrators marched in Hong Kong this Sunday to denounce a Chinese bill they consider to be liberticide © Vincent Yu / AP / SIPA Police use pepper spray against pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, May 24, 2020. EVENT - Thousands... >>>

amount of snow shrinks more in North America than in Eurasia

Sunday  09:50,   24 may 2020

© Photo: Kay Nietfeld / dpa According to a study, the amount of snow in the northern hemisphere has decreased significantly more in North America than in Eurasia over the past 40 years. According to a study, the amount of snow in the northern... >>>

Coronavirus in Overseas: End of the fortnight imposed on travelers between Guadeloupe and Martinique

Saturday  13:50,   23 may 2020

The lifting of the fortnight does not concern passengers from Guyana © Helene Valenzuela / AFP The regional terminal of Pôle airport Caribbean, in Pointe-à-Pitre,... >>>