July 31, 2021
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New French Vaccination Drive Sees Jabs By The Beach

republicworld– France has begun a new push to vaccinate its citizens amid government plans to stop people using restaurants and public transport unless they have a pass showing they’re protected against COVID-19. Demand for vaccinations has risen since President Emmanuel Macron’s announcement that from next month, people will need special COVID passes to
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Eurozone warning: Expert exposes disastrous Covid errors which poses dire risk to union

express– And Hans-Olaf Henkel fears EU leaders are repeating the mistakes of the past by using the pandemic as an excuse for running up huge debts rather than prioritising fiscal discipline. The former President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), who stood down from the European Parliament in 2019, was speaking in response to similar warnings by […]
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Queen awards George Cross to NHS for staff’s courage and compassion

express– The service is to be honoured today, its 73rd anniversary, with Britain’s highest civilian medal. But the news triggered calls for new Health Secretary Sajid Javid to reward our Covid heroes with a fair pay rise of “at least five per cent”. In a  handwritten tribute, the monarch praised NHS employees for their pandemic […]
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European Parliamentarians worried about Women’s rights in the UAE

Cyrus Engerer (S&D) MEP expressed concern about the status of women rights in UAE. He sent an urgent question to the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy He said that Women in the UAE face continued discrimination. For example, the Personal Status Law of 2005 […]