EU BLOCKS shipment of 250k doses of AstraZeneca vaccine from Italy to Australia

The EU has blocked a shipment of AstraZeneca vaccines from leaving Italy for Australia using controversial export laws for the first time. Authorities in Italy refused to grant a licence for 250,000 doses manufactured in the country to be exported, meaning the shipment could not leave Thursday as planned. Officials in Rome had informed the … Read more

Can you sssspot the snake? Deadly coastal carpet python is hiding in this Australian garage

Can you sssspot the snake? Deadly coastal carpet python is hiding somewhere in this Australian garage Social media users have been baffled by a tricky challenge, set by Australia’s Snake Catchers Brisbane & Gold Coast The company shared a picture of a snake hiding among items in a Sunnybank garage, asking users to spot the … Read more

British police have foiled three terror attacks and made 185 arrests

British police have foiled three terror attacks and made 185 arrests since the coronavirus pandemic began, security services reveal Counter Terrorism Policing disclosed the plots uncovered by officers and spies  Amount of terrorism-related activity fell 34% in 2020, lowest level in nine years Despite this, the number of terror plots prevented rose to 28 since … Read more

Millionairess, 71, ‘terrorised celebrity dermatologist after eyebrow treatment’

Patricia Bailey, 71, allegedly harassed cosmetic expert Dr Phillippe Hamada-Pisal A millionairess accused of terrorising the celebrity dermatologist who treated her eyebrows with a campaign of harassment allegedly asked him: ‘Did you sleep well without me?’. Property developer Patricia Bailey, 71, allegedly harassed cosmetic expert Dr Phillippe Hamada-Pisal between October 2019 and February last year.  … Read more

Labour, Lib Dems and Tories unite to condemn Nicola Sturgeon

Scotland’s opposition parties rounded on Nicola Sturgeon today for withholding critical pieces of evidence from the inquiry that could force her resignation. Holyrood’s Conservative, Labour and Lib Dem leaders lined up to excoriate the First Minister for failing to provide the full legal advice given to the Scottish Government during its botched probe of sexual … Read more

FTSE 100 dips 0.5% by 34 to 6,641 points

The FTSE 100 dipped 0.5% today as traders fretted over interest rates rises and Rishi Sunak‘s Budget tax grab for big business. London‘s leading index was down by 34 points to 6,641 by mid-afternoon after US stocks plummeted on Wall Street yesterday. The FTSE closed 0.9% higher yesterday as market movers focused on the extension … Read more

Charity chief blasts Duke and Duchess for ‘hurting’ the Queen

The founder of a youth organisation which has worked closely with the Duchess of Sussex said today that Meghan should sort out her grievances ‘in person privately’. Kate Robertson said that ‘hurting the Queen in public is really low’ and praised the monarch for being the ‘world’s most stunning example of public service’. But she … Read more

Parents fear pupils will face ‘mask apartheid’ if they refuse to wear face coverings at schools

Children have been told if they refuse to wear masks when they return to school, they may be kept apart from their friends. Parents have criticised the plans to segregate those pupils who wear masks and those who do not when they return to schools on March 8, with one parent branding it ‘mask apartheid’. … Read more