Saturday, May 08, 2021
Focus on the big picture
WATCH LIVE: Hong Kong/Singapore travel bubble announcement
SCMP, 26 Apr 2021
Edward Yau, Hong Kong Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, speaks to the media about a long-awaited plan to launch a Hong Kong-Singapore travel bubble.
Keep an eye on the sky: Chinese rocket debris to crash to earth this weekend
FOX, 08 May 2021
FOX News' William La Jeunesse reports it's possible the vessel
Texas House passes new Republican-backed voting bill
CBS, 08 May 2021
Republican lawmakers in the Texas House of Representatives passed a major election bill after debating with Democrats for hours.
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT – Four ex-cops face U.S. rights charges in George Floyd killing
Reuters, 08 May 2021
Four former Minneapolis police officers face federal civil rights charges for their role in the arrest and murder of George Floyd, according to court documents.
Mayorkas visits TX border processing facility
AP, 08 May 2021
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas visited a Texas
Boxing: Canelo and Saunders face off at weigh-in ahead of Texas unification fight
AFP, 08 May 2021
Mexican boxing superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Britain's undefeated Billy Joe Saunders pose during their weigh-in in Arlington, Texas, ahead of Saturday's world super middle...
'I'm horrified': Community reacts to Matt Gaetz speaking tour
CNN, 08 May 2021
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) plans to launch a speaking tour alongside Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), beginning at a retirement community in Florida.
How are young indigenous artists honouring their traditions? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 08 May 2021
In this episode of The Stream, we revisit live performances from some of the most respected indigenous musicians in the world today.
UK reopens holiday travel to limited destinations as COVID-19 restrictions ease
CA, 08 May 2021
Transport minister Grant Shapps announced on Friday that Britain will allow people in England to resume international travel from May 17, but will be limiting the number of dest...
WATCH: Ohio State Senator Tries To Conceal He Is Driving During Government Zoom Meeting | NBC News
NBC, 08 May 2021
Ohio State Senator Andrew Brenner is receiving criticism for
India shatters global record as COVID-19 cases surge again
DW, 08 May 2021
India reported a record high of more than 414,000 new infections and over 3,900 deaths over the past 24 hours.
The hippo with a unique rainy day hobby
BBC, 08 May 2021
Fiona the hippo, the star of the Cincinnati Zoo, has a unique pastime when it rains.
Fire breaks out at flats with 'Grenfell-type cladding' in London
Telegraph, 07 May 2021
More than 100 firefighters are tackling a blaze in London at a block of flats thought to be wrapped in the same type of cladding as Grenfell Tower.
The Point: Why has India failed to stop the second wave of COVID?
CGTN, 07 May 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video India reports over 400,000 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, another record.
Taiwan’s indigenous tribal hunters hope court can protect their traditions
SCMP, 07 May 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube An indigenous community in Taiwan hopes a ruling by the island’s constitutional court will help p...
Under-40s in UK to be offered alternative to AstraZeneca Covid vaccine
Guardian, 07 May 2021
People under 40 will be offered an alternative to the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine where possible and while infection rates remain low, following a recommendation from government ...
BREAKING: PM says early Tory election results show 'bounce back from the pandemic'
Sky, 07 May 2021
Boris Johnson has described the early election results as "very encouraging", adding it is because the government has been focusing on "our priorities, the people's priorities, ...
Brutal crackdown in Colombia as protest death toll hits 26
RT, 07 May 2021
Dozens are dead and missing, and hundreds injured after a week of anger at tax reforms in Colombia.
Online violence: UN report finds women journalists face a tide of abuse
FRANCE24, 07 May 2021
An #UN report has found close to three quarters of #women #journalists are being attacked online for simply doing their job with many facing the threat of physical #violence.
All under-40s to be offered alternative to AstraZeneca vaccine: Professor Jonathan Van-Tam gives ...
ITV, 07 May 2021
All under-40s to be offered alternative to AstraZeneca vaccine: Professor Jonathan Van-Tam gives update.
EFPIA Warns of Fake Jabs If Vaccine Patents Are Waived
Bloomberg, 07 May 2021
May.07 -- The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries