Covid 19 coronavirus: Greta Thunberg warns countries hoarding vaccine

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has urged governments, vaccine developers and the world to “step up their game” to fight vaccine inequity after the richest countries snatched up most Covid-19 vaccine doses and those in poorer nations have gone lacking. Her comments came as the World Health Organisation announced 5.2 million new confirmed virus cases over the latest week, the […]

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Woman arrested in connection of fatal shooting in north Denver Sunday – The Denver Post

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting Sunday afternoon in Denver. Investigators have arrested a 22-year-old Janet Juarez, who is being held for investigation of first-degree murder, according to a tweet from the Denver Police Department. At approximately 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Denver Police responded to a shooting in the 4900 Block of Granby Street. The shooting […]

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Russia's Sputnik V vaccine 97.6% effective in real-world study: Scientist

MOSCOW (BLOOMBERG, REUTERS) – An analysis of the 3.8 million Russians who received both Sputnik V shots between December and March showed that the vaccine has 97.6 per cent efficacy, the inoculation’s state-run developers said in a statement on Monday (April 19). The data, which compare the infection rate of people who received the shots with the incidence among the […]

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Girl, 13, found dead at bottom of Devon cliffs in holiday tragedy

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox A 13-year-old girl holidaying in Devon with her family was found dead at the bottom Sandy Bay cliffs in Exmouth on Saturday April 17. Devon and Cornwall Police said the girl’s body was found at the base of Sandy Bay cliffs in […]

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Covid-19: New Zealand-Australia travel bubble – all you need to know about quarantine-free travel between NZ and Aus

The transtasman bubble has opened – allowing Kiwis and Aussies the chance to travel between each other’s countries, quarantine-free, for the first time in a year. However it’s not quite back to normal when it comes to travel. Here’s what you need to know. What’s the transtasman bubble? It’s two-way quarantine-free commercial flights – also known as “green” flights – […]

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Matt Heath: What to do when your car gets towed

COMMENT When your car gets towed, the first person to call isn’t the council, the towing company, or your mum. It’s Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius 121-180 AD. My neighbour towed my car on Wednesday. A truck was blocking my driveway, leaving no option but to park on the street. We live in a busy area, and I was lucky to […]

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