World News

Tue, 05/10/2021 - 08:46

Major social media services including Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were hit by a massive outage on Monday, 4 October. This impacted potentially tens of millions of users.

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 15:19

The US Food and Drug Administration has granted full authorization to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, making it the first Covid-19 vaccine approved by the FDA.

Wed, 18/08/2021 - 14:45

Biotechnology company, Moderna, is expected to start human trials for HIV vaccines on Wednesday. The company will be using the same mRNA platform as the firm's Covid-19 vaccine.

Wed, 18/08/2021 - 12:55

The Health Regulator in the United Kingdom (UK) has approved the Moderna vaccine for 12 to 17 year olds. 

Wed, 18/08/2021 - 12:04

The Taliban has taken charge of Afghanistan as the last U.S troops leave the country. This has left much of the country's civilian population in horror as many have tried to flee the country out of fear. 

Wed, 21/07/2021 - 12:41

President Cyril Ramaphosa has been named in a leaked database at the heart of the Pegasus Project which includes cellphone numbers of government leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron, according to an investigation conducted by the Guardian.

Thu, 01/07/2021 - 00:27

Bill Cosby was three years into a ten year sentence for sexual assault and was unlikely to be given parole. But now he is relaxing at home after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court made a surprise ruling over an alleged agreement that was made years earlier between Cosby's lawyers and prosecutors that he would not stand trial.

Thu, 17/06/2021 - 13:57

A meeting between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Putin got off to a frosty start as Putin told Biden, in front of a chaotic press pool jostling to put questions to the leaders, that their two countries had a lot of issues that required talks at the highest level.

Sun, 13/06/2021 - 15:27

President Cyril Ramaphosa was a guest at the G7 Summit of world leaders which concluded with a pledge by the wealthiest nations to supply more than 1 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccine to developing countries as they recognise that the global economy cannot fully recover until the disease is under control.

Sat, 22/05/2021 - 13:57

For 11 days casualties mounted as Israel and Hamas were locked in an exchange of airstrikes and rocket fire. However, finally, peace has fallen upon Gaza as the two parties have agreed to a ceasefire.

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 10:29

People all around the world rejoice as George Floyd's killer, former police officer, Derek Chauvin, has been found guilty. This is only but a small step towards justice.

Sun, 28/02/2021 - 12:19

The UK is considering "Vaccine Passports" to prove people's protection against Covid-19. Many are now wondering how this would work and if it will be fair towards those people who have chosen not to get the vaccine.

Sat, 27/02/2021 - 13:00

Queen Elizabeth II took part in a video call with health officials, who were leading the deployment of the COVID-19 vaccination across the four nations of the UK.

Sun, 21/02/2021 - 10:46

Children in the UK have been taking part in the new trails for the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to test whether the vaccine is safe and effective for those under the age of 18.

Sat, 20/02/2021 - 13:24

NASA has successfully landed a new rover, Perseverance, on the Red Planet, in the most ambitious mission yet to the planet.

Mon, 15/02/2021 - 15:12

The United Kingdom's National Health Service has surpassed the 15 million milestone in administering the first Covid-19 vaccine. Majority was administered to those who are most at risk for Covid-19.

Tue, 02/02/2021 - 19:46

British war veteran and celebrated charity fundraiser, Captain Sir Tom Moore, has died at the age of 100. He was surrounded by his family in his final hours as he succumbed to pneumonia and Covid-19 at the Bedford Hospital. The Queen and the UK Prime Minister led tributes to the man whose charity efforts at the age of 99 inspired the country, and the wider world, during the first hard lockdown.

Wed, 20/01/2021 - 19:14

After the most contested transfer of power in recent times, President Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. Former Senator Kamala Harris was sworn as Vice President.

Fri, 15/01/2021 - 11:39

A week after President Donald Trumps' supporters stormed the Capitol building and left five people dead, the US House of Representatives voted to impeach the president for inciting insurrection.

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 22:33

Since the large mob of pro-Trump supporters stormed into the US Congress to stop the sitting of lawmakers yesterday there have been many calls for action to be taken against President Donald Trump. Even though he only has two weeks left in office, the current top ranking Democrat, Nancy Pelosi has called for him to be removed from the Presidency immediately.