Tag archive for ‘Making’
By admin On Monday, March 8th, 2021

Brazil Supreme Court ruling annuls ex-president Lula’s convictions, making him eligible to run in 2022 election

A Brazilian Supreme Court judge has cancelled all sentences against the country’s former leftist president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, restoring his political rights to run again for office ahead of next year’s More...

By admin On Monday, March 1st, 2021

German soldier, relatives arrested over ‘hoarding’ weapons & ammo, and making ‘extremist statements’

In the latest suspected insurgency case, a German Army soldier and two of his relatives were arrested in a special police forces operation. Police say the suspects have been “hoarding” weapons and making “extremist” More...

By admin On Friday, February 19th, 2021

Canada plans overhaul of language rights, making bilingualism mandatory for top judges and prioritizing French in Quebec

The Canadian government published plans on Friday to mandate more use of French, making companies in regulated industries communicate in the language in Quebec, and requiring its top judges to be bilingual. While More...

By admin On Thursday, February 11th, 2021

EU making Russia into ‘phantom enemy’ for geopolitical reasons, shouldn’t lecture others about democracy – Irish MEP to RT

Hand-wringing over Alexey Navalny is but an excuse to target Russia and the EU should not lecture anyone about human rights when it turns its back on Julian Assange and other cases closer to home, Irish MEP Clare More...

By admin On Monday, February 8th, 2021

Sarah Olney MP: Making transport accessible for all needs to be urgently addressed

Public transport is a gateway to the world around us. It is central to the task of tackling climate change by improving air quality and cutting congestion, and it can remediate spatial inequalities by unlocking More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

UK travel agency bashes ‘disgusting’ competitor over new policy making Covid-19 vaccination mandatory

A UK travel agency has publicly blasted a rival, Saga Holidays, after it announced a new policy requiring all customers to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Hundreds of others have joined in the condemnation. Saga More...

By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2021

‘Deepest concerns’: South Africa Covid-19 variant binds more easily to human cells, making it more infectious, govt adviser says

The so-called South Africa Covid-19 variant binds more easily to human cells with a stronger mechanism, allowing it to spread more easily between its human hosts, the government’s advising chief epidemiologist More...

By admin On Thursday, January 14th, 2021

Covid crisis: 10 demands unions should be making now

As the Covid death toll crosses 100,000, these are some of the urgent demands the labour movement should be making on the government, argues Shabbir Lakha Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Monday, January 4th, 2021

Scottish MP Margaret Ferrier arrested and charged for making 400-mile train journey AFTER testing positive for Covid-19

Scottish police have arrested former Scottish National Party MP Margaret Ferrier and charged her with reckless conduct, after the politician took a train 400 miles home from London despite testing positive for Covid-19. Ferrier More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

Italy aims to vaccinate over 10 million people against Covid by April, PM rules out making jab obligatory

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he expects the vaccination campaign in Italy to help slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic by late spring, but vaccinations will not be obligatory. “We will see a significant More...