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Spain’s PM promises to outlaw prostitution

Spain’s PM promises to outlaw prostitution


Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez pledged on Sunday to outlaw prostitution in the country. Speaking to supporters at the end of his Socialist Party's three-day congress in Valencia, Sanchez said that the practice "enslaves" women. Prostituti...

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Obama to attend climate change summit

Obama to attend climate change summit


Former United States President Barack Obama has confirmed he will attend the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow. He will join current president Joe Biden and more than 120 heads of state at the conference, which gets under way on October 31. ...

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Constituents shocked by MP’s killing

Constituents shocked by MP’s killing


The killing of Sir David Amess has shocked the country. But news of the MP's death has perhaps been felt most keenly in his Essex constituency, where he was known to and beloved by many. A day after he was attacked while serving the public, as he ...

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Fully vaccinated can travel to US from November 8

Fully vaccinated can travel to US from November 8


The United States said that it will reopen its borders to fully vaccinated travellers from 33 countries on November 8. Under new rules announced by the White House, vaccinated people who have had a negative test in the 72 hours before travelling w...

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British MP stabbed to death while meeting constituents

British MP stabbed to death while meeting constituents


Conservative MP Sir David Amess has died after being stabbed at his constituency surgery in Essex. Police said a 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder after the attack at a church in Leigh-on-Sea. They said they recovered a knife ...

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U.S. FDA advisers back Moderna COVID booster shots

U.S. FDA advisers back Moderna COVID booster shots


Washington, D.C. – A panel of expert advisers to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unanimously voted on Thursday to recommend booster shots of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for Americans aged 65 and older and those at high risk of sev...

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20-year binge on cheap food is over, Britain’s chicken king says

20-year binge on cheap food is over, Britain’s chicken king says


London – Britain’s 20-year binge on cheap food is coming to an end and food price inflation could hit double digits due to a tidal wave of soaring costs that are crashing through the supply chain, Britain’s biggest chicken producer said. As it eme...

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Biden enlists retailers to fix cargo bottlenecks threatening holiday sales

Biden enlists retailers to fix cargo bottlenecks threatening holiday sales


Washington, D.C. – United States president Joe Biden urged the private sector to help ease supply chain blockages that are threatening to disrupt the American holiday season. Biden said on Wednesday the White House planned a nationwide overhaul of...

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U.S. COVID-19 vaccine rates up thanks to mandates, cases and deaths down

U.S. COVID-19 vaccine rates up thanks to mandates, cases and deaths down


Washington, D.C. – Vaccination rates against COVID-19 in the United States have risen by more than 20 percentage points after multiple institutions adopted vaccine requirements, while case numbers and deaths from the virus are down, Biden administrat...

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Facebook to change rules on attacking public figures

Facebook to change rules on attacking public figures


Menlo Park, Ca – Facebook will now count activists and journalists as “involuntary” public figures and so increase protections against harassment and bullying targetted at these groups, its global safety chief said in an interview this week. The s...