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The UK has more new Covid-19 cases than France, Germany, Italy and Spain combined
Last December, as the first of several worrying Covid-19 variants ripped through the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the unwelcome decision to cancel Christmas plans for millions of Brits.
Moscow orders unvaccinated over-60s to stay home for 4 months
Millions of Russians face strict new Covid-19 restrictions from this week after a slow vaccination drive, an overwhelmed health care system and widespread mistrust in government combined to plunge the country into its most deadly phase o...
Coronavirus: Rapidly Rising Numbers in Elementary Schools, State-Financed Testing Becomes More Difficult
In Hungary, the fourth wave of the coronavirus has so far mainly affected elementary schools. The situation seems to be detoriating.
G20 Leaders To Address Climate Challenge Ahead Of COP26: Italy
At the summit of Group of 20 advanced economies meeting on October 30 and 31, "we will anticipate some of the negotiations that take place during COP26 in Glasgow", the Italian premier told lawmakers.
NYT claim: “China’s Bullying Is Becoming a Danger to the World and Itself”
Thomas Friedman claim in the New York Times that China is becoming dangerous, because it’s controlling more and more critical elements that until now only USA used to control. He see Chinese regime as “brutal” because the communist p...
Finance Minister Projects 7% GDP Growth for 2021
Finance Minister Varga projects 7% GDP growth for 2021, expects the deficit to come to 7.5% and the inflation situation "normalizing" by next summer.
Coronavirus - Sixteen deaths, 859 new infections
Sixteen patients died of a Covid-related illness in the past 24 hours, while 859 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday.
Brazil's Bolsonaro Must Face Homicide Charge For Covid Errors: Senate Report
Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the probe as politically motivated. A day earlier, he told supporters the probe was a "joke" and that he was not concerned about it.
Privacy concerns raised over UK schools using facial recognition
Nine schools in North Ayrshire in Scotland say using the technology is quicker and more hygienic for pupils paying for their lunches.
Gita Gopinath To Leave IMF, Return To Harvard University In January
Harvard University had extended Gita Gopinath's leave of absence on an exceptional basis by one year, which allowed her to serve at the IMF for three years, according to a statement by the IMF.
"Made Big Mistakes...": Trump Attacks Colin Powell, A Day After His Death
Colin Powell, who died aged 84 on Monday, was a frequent critic of Trump and called on him to resign after the January 6 Capitol insurrection that the then-president instigated.
How working unpaid hours became part of the job
We're working more hours than ever, whether a late-night email or an early call. How did all these unpaid hours become part of the job?
Coronavirus - Fifty-one deaths, 3,274 new infections over weekend
Fifty-one patients died of a Covid-related illness over the weekend, while 3,274 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday.
Prague is one of the world’s best cities for remote working
The Czech capital ranked higher than the likes of New York, Hong Kong and Madrid in an in-depth study of remote working conditions.
Orbán gets booster jab
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán got a booster jab of COVID vaccine over the weekend, a video posted on his Facebook page shows.
Hungary's new opposition PM candidate wants stronger ties with EU
Hungary should strengthen ties with the European Union, put its economy on a path to adopting the euro currency and join the European Public Prosecutor's Office to root out corruption, the opposition's joint prime ministerial candidate t...
Analysis: Central banks and governments in eastern Europe at odds amid inflation
A surge in price growth in eastern Europe has opened a rift between central banks that have launched rate hikes to battle inflation and populist governments trying to defend a strong economic recovery.
Hungary's disappearing glass masters
James Carcass is one of Hungary's last glass masters. After crafting a name for himself in London his work led him to meet his wife in Hungary – and eventually move to the countryside region of Pest.
Hungarian Government makes $4.6bn takeover bid for Budapest Airport
Talks for the transaction are being led by Hungary’s Innovation and Technology Ministry.
What California’s Recall Election Says About America
Gavin Newsom’s struggles could spell trouble for Democrats everywhere.
’Narcissist Hoarders': Another Musk Trolling of Bezos Leaves Netizens Unamused
Competition has been tense between the two billionaires - both on social media (in the form of trolling) and offline. However, netizens think their altercations are the narcissistic talk of people who care about little other than money.
Despite all the severe sanctions that were supposed to boost US industry, imports from China are up and the economy’s in trouble
Despite all the early optimism of a post-Covid economic revival, soaring inflation stoked by the government’s multi-billion-dollar stimulus schemes is threatening to ruin Joe Biden’s dreams less than a year since he took office.
'It's going to be within our capability' to prevent another coronavirus surge, Fauci says
The downturn in Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths could end with another spike in infections, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. But the US could still prevent that spike with higher vaccination rates.
Fauci gives his blessing for Americans to ‘enjoy Christmas & Thanksgiving with their families’… if they are vaccinated
White House medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci has granted his permission for Americans to enjoy traditional gatherings during the upcoming holidays, but his endorsement only applies to those who have got their Covid-19 shots.
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