Rama inspects the Llogara tunnel, Balluku: We expect to see the light at the end of February

18:13 18/11/2022 Prime Minister Edi Rama has inspected the works for the opening of the Llogara tunnel that will significantly shorten the access to the south coast. Accompanied by the Minister of Infrastructure Belinda Balluku and MP Blendi Klosi, the head of the government was informed that by Friday morning 4 kilometers and 650 meters … Read more

Study estimates 67% of cases between December and February were linked to UK variant

About two-thirds of all U.S. coronavirus cases identified over the past three months may be linked to the variant first identified in the UK, a new study suggests. There are at least 11,569 cases of the strain, known as B 1.1.7, in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  But … Read more

Covid Brazil: Death rate TRIPLED among people in their 20s in February

Brazil‘s coronavirus death rate tripled among people in their 20s in February as the country’s dangerous new variant took over, a study has found. Researchers investigated the ratio of Covid cases to deaths in Brazil last month and found it surged in young people. Even though the numbers of cases across the country were declining … Read more

Coronavirus: Brazil’s Covid death rate TRIPLED among people in their 20s in February

Brazil‘s coronavirus death rate tripled among people in their 20s in February as the country’s dangerous new variant took over, a study has found. Researchers investigated the ratio of Covid cases to deaths in Brazil last month and found it surged in young people. Even though the numbers of cases across the country were declining … Read more

Car production falls for an 18th consecutive month in February

Car production falls for an 18th consecutive month as outputs slip to to a decade low in February Some 105,000 new motors came off UK assembly lines last month, SMMT says It is the lowest output in a February for a decade, official figures have confirmed Four in five new models built in the UK … Read more

Shops struggle to claw back ground in February

Shops struggle to claw back ground in February with clothing sales HALF the level of a year ago as Covid lockdown wreaks more havoc Retail figures show volumes clawed back some of the lost ground in February Sales were up 2.1 per cent having slumped eye-watering 8.2 per cent in January Clothing sales are still … Read more

Hancock hails Covid jabs for saving more than 6,000 lives by the end of February

Mass coronavirus vaccination sites across the UK have announced they will close temporarily next month due to looming supply issues – as Matt Hancock revealed the jabs have saved at least 6,000 lives already in the UK.  Vaccine centres in Devon, Cornwall and Kent are among those to have confirm they will ‘have to pause’ during … Read more

CPI inflation rate drops to 0.4% in February

CPI inflation rate drops to 0.4% in February with clothes and cars getting cheaper after renewed lockdown – easing fears over rising prices Headline CPI rate of inflation fell from 0.7 per cent to 0.4 per cent in February Suprised economists who had been expecting a slight uptick in the annual rate Clothes and second … Read more

Death on the Nile starring Armie Hammer is pushed to February 2022 amid his cannibalism controversy

Disney’s Death on the Nile starring Armie Hammer and Gal Gadot is pushed back to February 2022 amid his cannibalism controversy The film had originally been scheduled for a December 2019 release date, but was pushed back multiple times due to the COVID-19 pandemic  In addition to the global coronavirus disaster, the movie’s main character … Read more

Housing transactions leap by nearly a quarter in February in show of ‘remarkable resilience’ 

Housing transactions jumped a quarter in February in what has been described as a show of ‘remarkable resilience’ in the market.  There was a huge 23 per cent increase in transactions between January and February, on a seasonally-adjusted basis, official figures show. In total, there were 147,050 homes bought or sold in February 2021, according … Read more