World News

Gaza health officials: 9 killed in blast in northern Gaza – The Denver Post

By ILAN BEN ZION and JOSEPH KRAUSS GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza health officials say nine people, including three children, have died in a blast in the northern Gaza Strip. The cause of the blast was not immediately known. It came as Gaza militants were firing rockets into Israel on Monday, and it […]

Politics

Green Britain: Boris Johnson says green plan is about jobs and growth, not bunny hugging

Boris Johnson addresses political challenges at climate summit When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. […]

Politics

Sturgeon labelled ‘delusional’ for not accepting ‘obvious truth’ over vaccine success

Nicola Sturgeon grilled over COVID-19 vaccinations in Scotland When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. […]

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EU vaccine row: UK calls on EU to act like ‘grown-ups’ amid row – but will vaccines stop?

Vaccine row: European Union warned about contracts by Wallace When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. EU and […]

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The poll that shames Macron: EU citizens too scared to use safe AstraZeneca vaccine

Piers Morgan gets his first dose of coronavirus vaccine When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. Independent evidence […]

Business

U.S. senators refine Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill, push pet projects

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Negotiations over President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill go into overdrive this week as the U.S. Senate begins debate over the sweeping legislation and lawmakers jockey to include pet projects, while tossing others overboard. Senator Angus King, an independent aligned with Biden’s Democrats, has been pushing for billions of dollars […]

Business

U.S. Senate referee says Democrats cannot include $15 minimum wage in COVID bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a blow to Democrats, the Senate parliamentarian ruled the chamber cannot include President Joe Biden’s proposed $15-an-hour minimum wage in a $1.9 trillion coronavirus bill the party aims to pass without Republican votes, lawmakers said on Thursday.FILE PHOTO: The sun rises on the U.S. Capitol dome before Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration […]

Politics

Sturgeon threatens to close border with England – backlash over plot to seal off Scotland

UK borders ‘still a bit too leaky’ says Nicola Sturgeon When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. I […]

Analysis & Comment

Biden’s Health Care Moves

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. Biden’s health care moves underscore how little Trump did to sabotage Obamacare. Obamacare endured a grueling first decade of existence. Its launch was famously clunky. It was unpopular in its early years. It narrowly escaped repeal at both the Supreme Court and in […]

Politics

German newspapers turns on EU over vaccine bungle – ‘The best advert for Brexit!’

Vaccine row is ‘nasty and unnecessary’ says Brexit expert The EU has been embroiled in chaos this week, over the bloc’s vaccine strategy that has been extremely slow to take off. Brussels’ efforts to ramp up vaccinations were hampered by the news vaccine-maker AstraZeneca was not going to meet its orders to the EU this […]