Tag archive for ‘doubles’
By admin On Friday, February 5th, 2021

‘ACTORS & LIES’: Beijing doubles down on thrashing BBC coverage of China amid CGTN ban row

The BBC is deliberately spreading disinformation about China, considering its choice of testimonies when reporting about the country, a spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry has charged. The British broadcaster More...

By admin On Thursday, January 28th, 2021

NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang doubles down on anti-BDS remarks

NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang doubles down on anti-BDS remarks After accusing BDS of ‘unfair economic punishment’, Yang asserts his opposition is based on the movement’s ‘refusal More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

London re-opens Nightingale field hospital as number of Covid-19 patients in capital doubles since Christmas

The Nightingale hospital in London has been reopened in an urgent bid to ease patient pressure on the capital’s health system amid rising Covid-19 cases. However, the capital’s health chief has warned the move More...

By admin On Thursday, December 17th, 2020

‘Too feminist’: Paris mayor doubles down after €90,000 fine for hiring too many women

The mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, has criticized an “absurd” €90,000 fine for hiring too many women in senior positions at city hall in breach of a 2013 law that sought to achieve greater gender equality in More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

‘End to misunderstood tolerance’: Austria’s Kurz doubles down on vow to fight ‘political Islam’ following Vienna attack

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has said he expects Europe to abandon what he called “misunderstood tolerance” in the wake of a terrorist attack in Vienna while calling for an EU-wide effort to combat “political More...

By admin On Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Party’s over: Drinking until blackout DOUBLES risk of developing dementia, says new research

A new disturbing review of previous research on alcohol consumption suggests that excessive drinking, to the point of blacking out, almost doubles the risk of developing dementia later in life. Research led by a More...

By admin On Friday, August 14th, 2020

UK imposes 14-day self-quarantine for travelers from France & Netherlands, doubles fines for not wearing mask

The UK government will add six new countries to its travel quarantine list, including France and the Netherlands, requiring two weeks of self-isolation for new arrivals while boosting fines for those who flout face More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

As Bolsonaro doubles down, Britain must stand with Brazil’s anti-fascist movement

The extent of the coronavirus pandemic in Brazil was global news recently, when President Jair Bolsonaro was diagnosed with Covid-19. The situation should though be in the headlines every day, and at the top of More...

By admin On Saturday, July 18th, 2020

Piracy & armed robbery in Asia almost DOUBLES in a year, study finds

Piracy and armed robbery in Asian waters has leapt to its highest rate since 2016, as nearly double the number of incidents have been recorded in 2020 compared to last year. There were 51 attacks on ships from January More...

By admin On Monday, July 6th, 2020

JK Rowling says she got ‘death & rape threats’… but doubles down on transgender position

Criticism of ‘Harry Potter’ author JK Rowling’s views on the transgender movement has spilled over into “death and rape threats,” but she has responded to it with even greater vehemence, sparking fresh More...