Biden leaves nothing to chance as he urges Philly suburbs to get out and vote

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailJoe Biden rolled into Philadelphia for the last time yesterday…Continue Reading

House Speaker Pelosi And Senate Minority Leader Schumer Hold Media Availability On Capitol Hill

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to rage, and President Trump refusing to concede the election, the nation’s two Democratic leaders in Congress on Thursday scolded Republicans for their reluctance to pass a new COVID-19 relief bill and accept that Joe Biden is now president-elect. “Stop the circus and get to work on whatContinue Reading

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala acknowledged Thursday that her bid to head the WTO was facing some “hiccups” after the US opposed her candidacy, but said she was staying positive. © Fabrice COFFRINI Former Nigerian finance and foreign minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says she’s keeping positive for her bid to lead the WTO AContinue Reading

Health leaders need to use their newfound popularity to fight for greener healthcare

Health leaders have found themselves projected onto the public stage as never before. Professor Chris Whitty, the UK government’s chief medical adviser, and Sir Patrick Vallance, its chief scientific adviser, have occupied the front pages and dominated the airwaves for months. They have become household names, better known than mostContinue Reading

Ant Group is holding the biggest IPO of all time – heres what it is

Ant Group is likely to pull off the largest initial public offering (IPO) in history when it goes public on the Hong Kong and Shanghai exchanges on November 5. The Chinese digital finance giant is hoping to raise US$34.4 billion, eclipsing flotations by Saudi Aramco (US$29.4 billion) and its cousin Alibaba (US$25 billion). The IPO is likely toContinue Reading

How COVID 19 is shaping the way Europeans think about politicians

COVID-19 is an unprecedented doom loop between a severe health crisis and grave economic repercussions. Government interventions to handle the outbreak and its aftermath first stopped public life in its tracks and then entirely reshaped it. This has left us in a kind of “new normal”, in which social interactionsContinue Reading

Three ways to head off the next pandemic in the wild meat trade

As much as 70% of the infectious diseases that emerged in humans over the last 30 years were zoonotic, which means they were caused by pathogens which originated in domestic or wild animals. Nearly 1.7 million undiscovered viruses may exist in wildlife. Despite these alarming numbers, epidemics are still relatively rare events. But,Continue Reading

Three dead in Nice after knife attack at Notre Dame church France raises security alert to highest level

Forensic specialists at the scene of the attack at Nice’s Notre Dame church (Photo: Reuters: Eric Gaillard) France has lifted its security alert status to the highest level after three people were killed and several injured during a knife attack in a Nice church, while a gunman was shot deadContinue Reading