Veliaj answers the opposition about the constructions

15:45 01/10/2022 “Problematic buildings can be counted with the fingers of the hand” The Mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj, considers the opposition’s accusations of illegal apartments in the capital to be political and related to the upcoming local elections. As he participated in the presentation of the projects for the multi-functional center, he said that … Read more

Has the moment come for Rama to leave politics? The Prime Minister answers

23:03 22/09/2022 At the end of the interview in “Opinion”, journalist Blendi Fevziu asked Prime Minister Edi Rama regarding his statements given time and time again that “it does not depend on politics and there comes a moment when he must leave politics”, whether he this moment has come for him. Prime Minister Rama responded … Read more

All the answers to your questions about AstraZeneca’s jab and its link to blood clots

AstraZeneca‘s coronavirus vaccine is once again under the spotlight, amid growing fears it may trigger extremely rare blood clots.  Health chiefs yesterday recommended it should not be given to under-30s because of its link to the potentially deadly complication.  But medical experts insist the jab is safe and the benefits far outweigh any risks for … Read more

Joint China-WHO study into origins of Covid-19 ‘has provided no credible answers’

Joint China-WHO study into origins of Covid-19 has provided no credible answers and a new probe is needed with or without Beijing, group of international scientists say Twenty-four top researchers from around the world said the report was tainted  The probe last week concluded that the virus did not leak from a Wuhan lab It … Read more

Are my blocked gut and hair loss linked? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions

My hair has been falling out for well over a year, even though I’ve spoken to a trichologist. Two years ago I became constipated and, after trying various medications, my consultant says there is nothing more he can do. Is my hair loss caused by my poor bowel health? Pauline Tuckley, via email. The two … Read more

Sister of young mum Natalie Putt who vanished in Dudley in 2003 still hopes to get answers

The sister of a young mother who disappeared 17 years ago after popping to the shops and leaving her 11-week-old baby behind has urged anyone with even seemingly ‘insignificant’ information to come forward in a fresh appeal. Natalie Putt was just 17 when she left her home in Dudley in the West Midlands on September 1, … Read more

What can I do about my burning mouth? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions

I’ve suffered from burning mouth syndrome for about 25 to 30 years. No one seems to be able to help. I am 78 years old. Can you suggest anything? Margaret Wheddon, via email. Burning mouth syndrome is a poorly understood condition and your experience with it must be debilitating.  As there are no tests for … Read more

‘Will a summer holiday in the Med be possible?’: The Holiday Guru answers travellers’ questions 

The Holiday Guru is always on hand to answer your questions. This week issues tackled include claiming money back from Cheapcost Holidays and booking summer getaways. Q. Will a summer holiday in the Med be possible? I am at my wits’ end. James Stirling, Manchester. Hotspot: Villefranche-sur-Mer on the French Riviera is a highlight of … Read more

Why do I cough all the time as if I have to clear my throat? DR ELLIE CANNON answers your questions 

I constantly feel as if I have phlegm stuck in my throat. I’m always coughing to try to clear it, and I also suffer terrible breath. What is wrong with me, and is there anything I can do? Feeling as though there’s phlegm always in the throat (something stuck in your throat is a different … Read more

MPs demand answers for elderly women in £3bn state pension scandal

Stephen Timms MP:  Chairman of work and pensions committee has asked DWP to explain how it is prioritising payouts to elderly women MPs have demanded the Government reveals how it plans to prioritise £3billion of state pension backpayments to elderly women, and make contact with heirs of those who have died. An estimated 200,000 women … Read more