Coronavirus: Germany’s brain blood clots after AstraZeneca vaccination not seen in other nations

Germany reported far more brain blood clots after the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine than other major European countries before banning the jab for under-60s yesterday, raising questions about why there are differences between countries. Health officials in Frankfurt say the country has seen 31 cases of the condition cerebral sinus venous thrombosis (CSVT) out of 2.7million people … Read more

Irish PUBS could be turned into remote work hubs as part of nation’s plans for life after Covid 

Irish PUBS could be turned into remote work hubs as part of nation’s plans for life after Covid Irish government has released a 5-year post-pandemic rural development plan Includes the idea to transform rural Irish pubs into remove work hubs   A national network of 400 remote working hubs would be established By Sophie Tanno For … Read more

North Korea threatens US with nation’s ‘invincible physical power’

North Korea said on Saturday that the Biden administration had taken a wrong first step and revealed ‘deep-seated hostility’ by criticizing its self-defensive missile test. On Friday, North Korea said it had launched a new type of tactical short-range ballistic missile. President Joe Biden said the test violated UN Security Council resolutions but he remained … Read more

Charities urge Boris Johnson to begin donating vaccines to poorer nations or risk ‘hoarding’ supply

Charities urge Boris Johnson to begin donating vaccines to poorer nations or risk ‘hoarding’ supplies while frontline workers are exposed to Covid Charities say UK is on track to have more than 100million surplus vaccine doses They say that’s enough to vaccinate world’s frontline health workers twice over Government has spent £548m on programme to deliver … Read more

Wales finally lift the Six Nations trophy in private behind closed doors ceremony at training ground

Wales finally lift the Six Nations trophy in private behind closed doors ceremony at their training ground after Scotland denied France – with coach Wayne Pivac describing captain Alun Wyne Jones as one of the ‘all-time great players’ after winning fifth title  Wales lifted the Six Nations trophy during a private ceremony on Saturday  Wayne … Read more

Ireland beat England 32-18 on the final day of the Six Nations

Ireland beat England 32-18 on the final day of the Six Nations – as ALL of the Irish team decide not to take the knee before kick-off while 11 of the English side make the gesture First place is out of reach for both sides because undefeated Wales have racked up too many points  Today … Read more

Finland is the world’s happiest country: Nordic nations dominate global list

Finland has been ranked the world’s happiest nation in a new study while the UK slumped five places to 18th after a year of turmoil and Zimbabwe came last in the global rankings.  Nordic countries dominated the the World Happiness Report in the year of the pandemic, with Finland, Iceland and Denmark taking the top … Read more

Covid UK: Brits NOT fazed by European nations’ AstraZeneca vaccine scaremongering

Defiant Britons have today insisted they are not fazed by Europe’s ‘scaremongering’ against the AstraZeneca vaccine, as they backed the UK’s scientists as ‘the best in the world’. Fourteen countries across the continent have now turned their backs on the Oxford University-researched jab in a knee-jerk reaction over unproven blood clot fears. France, Italy, Germany … Read more

Netherlands joins growing list of EU nations to suspend use of AstraZeneca jab

The Netherlands has joined a growing list of EU nations to suspend the use of the AstraZeneca jab amid fears of blood clots after Ireland’s medical chief spoke out against it and concerns grew over the death of a teacher from Italy. The Dutch Government announced the vaccine was being suspended until March 29 as … Read more

Boris Johnson gives his backing for the Oxford Covid vaccine amid blood clot fears in EU nations 

Boris Johnson gives his backing for the Oxford Covid vaccine amid blood clot fears in EU nations The European Medicines Agency said it had received reports of 22 cases of blood clotting among the three million vaccinated with the jab on the Continent Denmark, Norway and Iceland have said they will temporarily halt the rollout … Read more