The first cannabis farm has been found in London’s historic financial district, where office buildings have been emptied because of lockdowns to contain the spread of Covid-19.
It follows nationwide protests in which students called for more help and support in the pandemic.
Growers likely took advantage of less-populated streets due to the coronavirus pandemic, police say. But the reduction in city traffic also made the cannabis plants’ pungent odor more noticeable.
Another 11 people are hurt in the fire in the two-storey building in the eastern city of Kharkiv.
The company says production of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine has not been affected.
US infectious-disease chief Anthony Fauci pledged his country’s commitment to the World Health Organisation, including membership in a global effort to deploy Covid-19 vaccines.
City of London representatives vote on Thursday on whether to remove from its Guildhall medieval ceremonial home statues of two figures that symbolise the financial sector’s historic role in slavery .
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus responded, “Thank you my brother Tony,” and thanks also to the U.S. for renewing its support.
Followers of the baseless conspiracy theory are split over failed inauguration day predictions.
Its health authorities give preliminary approval to the Russian-developed Sputnik V coronavirus jab.
President Joe Biden will sign 10 executive orders on Thursday to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
The variant in Brazil is causing a surge in Manaus, a city where the virus previously infected huge numbers in the spring of 2020. Researchers are trying to determine why.
The United States under President Joe Biden intends to join the Covax vaccine facility that aims to deliver vaccines to poor countries.
In one of his final acts, Trump’s Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared China’s actions in the far western region of Xinjiang a genocide. What consequences would such a declaration have?
EU leaders will on Thursday grapple with the threat of new coronavirus variants as wary countries push for a closure of Europe’s internal borders to stop the spread.
China says that it is a “victim” of misinformation after Twitter restricted the account of the Chinese embassy in the United States.
With its vast mountain ranges, sandy beaches and towering forests, Cape Town is a place where the natural world dominates, imploring visitors to stop and soak it all in.
The European Union has joined a growing number of international voices calling for a probe into Ugandan election abuses and violence that left more than 40 people dead in the lead up to the polls.
Suicide bombings have been rare in the Iraqi capital since the country’s military pushed out the Islamic State in 2017. The last such attack occurred three years ago.
They were led to the dead mammal by a young whale calf in distress.