Ukraine warns it could be provoked by Russian ‘aggression’

Ukraine has warned that it could be provoked by Russian ‘aggression’ as Vladimir Putin surrounds its borders with troops, tanks and missiles launchers with a US spy plane intercepted in the Pacific. Andrii Taran, Ukraine’s defence minister, issued a statement on Saturday amid mounting tensions in the country’s eastern Donbass region. He said Russian accusations about the rights of … Read more

Germany ‘needs a lockdown’ and may have to bring in curfews to curb virus health minister warns 

Germany needs to implement nationwide measures to break the current wave of coronavirus infections as quickly as possible, its health minister said on Friday. ‘We need a lockdown,’ Jens Spahn told journalists in a news conference, adding that nighttime curfews may be necessary to further reduce social contacts. He said that there were currently nearly … Read more

Kim Jong Un warns North Korea is facing ‘worst ever’ famine

Kim Jong Un compares North Korea’s situation to 1990s famine that saw millions starve to death as US sanctions and Covid-19 leave the nation in its ‘worst-ever’ situation Kim Jong Un warned party cadres that North Korea is in its ‘worst ever’ situation  Told them to prepare for a ‘more difficult’ crisis than ‘Arduous March’ … Read more

St Vincent warns of volcano eruption risk, orders evacuations

Thousands of residents of the Caribbean island of St. Vincent have been ordered to evacuate their homes due to the imminent eruption at the La Soufriere volcano. Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, said people living in so-called red zones in the northwest and northeast of the island needed to leave … Read more

Russia warns ‘the beginning of the end of Ukraine’ will be imminent if it ‘has to defend citizens’

A senior Kremlin official today warned that if Russia is forced to defend its citizens in the disputed Donbass region it would be ‘the beginning of the end Ukraine.’ Tensions have soared in eastern Ukraine in recent weeks after Vladimir Putin dispatched tanks, helicopters and thousands of troops to the Ukrainian border. Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskiy flew … Read more

Sara Davies says it’s never been easier to start a business but warns ‘not to romanticise’

Multimillionaire Dragon’s Den star Sara Davies warns would-be entrepreneurs not to ‘romanticise’ the idea and says there are hidden sacrifices when building your own business Businesswoman Sara Davies, 36, returned as a Dragon’s Den host last week  Says she has noticed surge in young businesses started during the pandemic  Multimillionaire and mother-of-two offered her advice … Read more

Former FDA chief warns of a ‘coming tsunami of death’ from chronic diseases

A ‘tsunami of deaths’ is about to crash over the U.S. in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and already-rising rates of chronic disease among Americans, a former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official is warning.  Dr Robert Califf, a former FDA commissioner, predicted that the U.S. will see a surge in chronic illnesses like … Read more

UK ‘super covid’ has spread to EVERY US state as expert warns CDC needs to ramp up genome sequencing

The coronavirus variant that was first identified in the UK has now spread to every single state in the U.S. As of Tuesday, Oklahoma became the final state to confirm infections linked to the strain, known as B 1.1.7. There are currently at least 15,511 cases of the variant across the country, including in the … Read more

Mass testing ‘will be a disaster’, academic warns 

Regular Covid testing will result in a ‘public health disaster’ with thousands forced needlessly to self-isolate, an academic has warned. Officials hope the multi-billion-pound scheme, under which everyone in England will be invited to take two free tests a week, will help to ease the country out of lockdown safely. The Prime Minister insisted it … Read more

Women could be work from home losers, warns Aviva

Women could be work from home losers, warns Aviva: Insurer fears female workers will miss out on promotion opportunities By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 21:53 BST, 5 April 2021 | Updated: 21:53 BST, 5 April 2021 One of Britain’s biggest companies is worried that the shift towards flexible working could harm women’s … Read more