Monday, Mar 08, 2021
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COVID-19: Mixing vaccines could give stronger protection against coronavirus
Sky, 04 Feb 2021
New evidence shows that mixing vaccines could provide stronger protection for longer than keeping with the same vaccine.
With the success of the vaccination roll-out programme, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunity still recommends keeping with the same vaccine for your booster dose.
Sky spoke with the deputy chair of the JCVI, professor Anthony Harnden.
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Artist uses ultraviolet light to create safe spaces
Reuters, 08 Mar 2021
Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde's 'Urban Sun' installation harnesses ultraviolet light to make busy spaces safe.
Pope welcomed by Christian community in Iraq
AP, 08 Mar 2021
Hundreds of cheering well-wishers lined the streets of Qaraqosh as Pope Francis' motorcade made its way to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, where he held a service.
Trial set to begin for officer accused of murdering George Floyd
CA, 08 Mar 2021
Minneapolis is bracing for the start of the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer charged with killing George Floyd during an arrest last year.
Derek Chauvin Murder Trial To Begin On Monday
NBC, 08 Mar 2021
The city of Minneapolis called in 2,000 National Guard troops
Pope Francis visits Kurdistan region of Iraq
CBS, 08 Mar 2021
Pope Francis on Sunday visited the northern part of Iraq, including the autonomous Kurdish region.
Oil Jumps After Saudi Arabian Energy Facility Attacked
Bloomberg, 08 Mar 2021
Mar.07 -- Oil surged above $70 a barrel in early Asian trading
UN envoy urges Security Council to take action against Myanmar's junta
FRANCE24, 08 Mar 2021
Myanmar security forces used tear gas and stun grenades to break up a protest in Yangon on Saturday, just hours after a United Nations special envoy called on the Security Counc...
Will elections lead to stability in Ivory Coast? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 08 Mar 2021
After months of political turmoil, voters have cast their ballots to choose legislators in Ivory Coast.
Press Preview - A first look inside Monday's newspapers
Sky, 08 Mar 2021
See what's making Monday morning's newspaper headlines with Rachel Cunliffe, deputy online editor of the New Statesman, and Christopher Hope, chief political correspondent of Th...
The Mother of All Talkshows with George Galloway - Episode 90
RT, 08 Mar 2021
GEORGE GALLOWAY | And the Mother Of All Talk Shows. Tonight 7pm-10pm London time. Unmissable.
Democrat Sen. Cardin says the US needs 'comprehensive immigration reform’
FOX, 08 Mar 2021
Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., argues in favor of comprehensive immigration policies to solve the ‘global problem’ of displaced persons.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe freed in Iran but may face new charges
BBC, 08 Mar 2021
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been released from house arrest in Iran after completing a five year sentence on spying charges, raising hopes that she may be a step closer to ret...
Multiple explosions rock city of Bata in Equatorial Guinea
DW, 08 Mar 2021
In breaking news from Equatorial Guinea, a series of large explosions has rocked the city of Bata.
Free Spirit Community Church is starting over after Hurricane Michael
WMBB, 08 Mar 2021
Free Spirit Community Church is starting over after Hurricane Michael.
Protesters march in Minneapolis on eve of Derek Chauvin's trial
AFP, 08 Mar 2021
People carrying a mock coffin and portraits of George Floyd march in Minneapolis, Minnesota on the eve of the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of Floy...
Fareed's take: President Biden shows government can work
CNN, 08 Mar 2021
Fareed Zakaria gives his take on the massive ramp-up of vaccines under President Joe Biden, who has marshaled the full power of the federal government to fight Covid-19.
Queen hails togetherness in Commonwealth Day address
Guardian, 08 Mar 2021
Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday praised the 'courage, commitment and selfless dedication to duty' of frontline healthcare and public service workers across the Commonwealth in thei...
Flor Mizrachi Pregunta: Aida Alfaro, Arturo Rebollón y Geraldine Norte
Telemetro, 08 Mar 2021
Aida Alfaro de la Fundación Excelencia Educativa; Arturo Rebollón, epidemiólogo; y Geraldine Norte, pediatra respondieron a las preguntas de la periodista Flor Mizrachi sobre el...
'I hope we shall retain the renewed sense of closeness and community': the Queen on Commonwealth Day
Telegraph, 08 Mar 2021
The Queen has paid tribute to the world's healthcare workers amid the coronavirus pandemic, appearing in a special BBC programme screened on Sunday at 17:00 to celebrate Commonw...
President Xi's highlights at the fourth session of the 13th National People's Congress
CGTN, 07 Mar 2021
Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, took part in deliberation...