Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rattles central Greece,

An estimated 6.0 earthquake shook Greece on Wednesday, swaying buildings and convincing many people to spend the night outside to avoid danger from aftershocks. At least six people were rescued from rubble, but no one was seriously injured or killed,...

High Turn-Out Among The Elderly On First Day Of Vaccine Campaign

(By Ernesto Cooke) - Vincentians turned out in their numbers for the first day of the National Vaccination Programme. A large cross-section of those who turned up to be vaccinated was senior citizens. The Statewide vaccination campaign began at 9...

Sahara dust and traffic lead to air pollution alerts in France

Parts of France are experiencing high levels of air pollution, blamed on wood burning, traffic, and dust from the Sahara Desert that has been blown across to the country on a storm. The Ile-de-France region - which contains the capital...

China makes COVID-19 anal swabs mandatory for foreigners

China has made anal COVID-19 swabs mandatory for all foreign travelers arriving in the country, a report said Wednesday. The government has claimed that such tests provides a higher degree of accuracy than other screening methods for the virus, the Times UK...

Vaccines To Expire By June, Get Vaccinated Says PM Gonsalves

Following the arrival of 40,000 doses of the Indian manufactured CoviShield vaccine, Prime Minister Dr. Hon. Ralph Gonsalves encouraged the Vincentian public to get vaccinated soon, due to the fact that vaccines will expire by June. “I see the expiry...

EU vaccine passports might not be ready by the summer

(EURO NEWS) - The European Commission's proposal for a vaccine passport - officially called the Digital Green Pass - faces an uphill battle to get off the ground in time for the summer season. Concerns related to fundamental rights, discrimination,...

Gay poly throuple makes history, lists 3 dads on a birth certificate

A gay, polyamorous California throuple made history in 2017 when they became the first family in the state to list three dads on a birth certificate. Their reproductive journey and legal battle to become fathers to Piper, now 3, is...

Sweden stabbing: Eight people injured after suspected terrorist attack

(Euro News) - Police in Sweden say they are treating a stabbing incident in Vetlanda as a "suspected terrorist crime". Prime minister Stefan Lofven said a possible terrorist motive was being investigated. “In the light of what has emerged so...