14th Apr 2024


Blood-clot risk from corona outweighs risk from vaccine

A study of nearly 30 million people in England who received either the Oxford/AstraZeneca or the BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine indicates that the risk of blood clots after contracting coronavirus is many times larger than the risk presented by either vaccine, Politico reports. This effort is the largest study to look at this question, and was published in the British Medical Journal.

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UK-EU deal on Gibraltar only 'weeks away'

EU and UK negotiators said that a new post-Brexit settlement for Gibraltar was just weeks away from completion following four-way talks in Brussels on Friday (12 April).


Calling time on Amazon's monopolism and exploitation

As Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos just reclaimed the title of the richest person on Earth, its workers cannot even take a bathroom break under the pressure of meeting inhumane performance targets.

Resist backlash on deforestation law, green groups tell EU

European environmental groups have urged the EU Commission to stand firm on implementing the bloc's landmark anti-deforestation legislation — despite a backlash from governments in South America, Africa and some EU ministers.

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