Britain’s new polar research ship, RRS Sir David Attenborough, is centre-stage in a new gallery, ‘Poles Apart’, which opened at the Royal Museums Greenwich National Maritime Museum. The exhibition serves as a lasting reminder of the RRS Sir David Attenborough visit to Greenwich in October 2021, ahead of the UN Climate Conference held in Glasgow, and of the contribution the ship will make over its 30-year career to climate science.Add your comment!
To mark the 40th anniversary of the Falkland Islands conflict, a group of young paratroopers has journeyed to the South Atlantic. In the Islands, they have retraced the footsteps of their predecessors and learned about their regimental history –through the medium of tea and treasure.Add your comment!
Development of new antibacterial treatments is inadequate to address the mounting threat of antibiotic resistance, according to the annual pipeline report by the World Health Organization. The 2021 report describes the antibacterial clinical and preclinical pipeline as stagnant and far from meeting global needs. Since 2017 only 12 antibiotics have been approved, 10 of which belong to existing classes with established mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).Add your comment!
Britain will not abandon the European Convention on Human Rights but a new Bill of Rights will establish UK Supreme Court in London as the ultimate arbiter on human rights issues. The announcement was done by Dominic Raab, UK Deputy Prime Minister and Justice minister, and follows the European Court ruling which blocked Boris Johnson's efforts to send asylum seekers to Rwanda.Add your comment!
Ahead of his address to the United Nations Special Decolonization Committee, C24, this Thursday, demanding sovereignty talks with the United Kingdom over the Falkland Islands sovereignty, Argentine foreign minister Santiago Cafiero met on Wednesday with US Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.9 comments
Prince Charles of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, have landed in Kigali for their first-ever trip to Rwanda where they will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), among other engagements.Add your comment!
A diplomatic row over fish has broken out between the UK and US in response to provocations from Russia. The feud could lead to an import ban on Patagonian toothfish, also known as Chilean sea bass, which US officials claim is being caught illegally near Antarctica, according to an information from Associated Press.2 comments
The cell phone belonging to the Iranian captain of the Venezuelan-flagged Boeing 747-300 seized by Argentine authorities at the Ezeiza international airport included pictures of a much younger Gholamreza Ghasemi being a fighting member of the Al Quds Revolutionary Guard, it was reported Wednesday in Buenos Aires.Add your comment!
Israel's Embassy in Montevideo Wednesday claimed that the Iranian crewmembers of the Venezuelan-flagged Boeing 747-300 seized by Argentine authorities in Buenos Aires were involved “in arms trafficking to Syria” and with the terrorist organization Hezbollah.Add your comment!
When it's not the father, president Jair Bolsonaro, it's one of his sons, in this case Eduardo Bolsonaro, federal lawmaker who is involved in a controversy over his interpretation of South America's political mood and trend, which he described as mostly pure red communist.2 comments