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How Target, Home Depot, UPS, FedEx plan to ease U.S. port congestion

How Target, Home Depot, UPS, FedEx plan to ease U.S. port congestion

President Joe Biden on Wednesday pushed to ease supply chain logjams that are threatening the all-important U.S. holiday shop...
What’s in the EU plan for future Britain-to-Northern Ireland trade?

What’s in the EU plan for future Britain-to-Northern Ireland trade?

The European Union proposed measures on Wednesday that could halve customs paperwork required to move goods from Britain to N...
Why are the EU and UK arguing over Northern Ireland?

Why are the EU and UK arguing over Northern Ireland?

British Brexit minister David Frost called in a speech in Lisbon on Tuesday for the European Union to allow "significant chan...
‘Containergeddon’: Supply crisis drives Walmart and rivals to hire their own ships

‘Containergeddon’: Supply crisis drives Walmart and rivals to hire their own ships

The Flying Buttress once glided across the oceans carrying vital commodities like grain to all corners of the world. Now i...

The Conversation

The Human Brain Project: five achievements of Europe’s largest neuroscience programme

The Human Brain Project: five achievements of Europe’s largest neuroscience programme

by Barbara Jacquelyn SahakianProfessor of Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Cambridge Christelle LangleyPostdoctoral...
Supply chains can easily break — here’s how they can be made more resilient to prevent shortages

Supply chains can easily break — here’s how they can be made more resilient to prevent shortages

Supply chains are essential to everyday life, bringing materials to factories, food to your plate, and fuel to your car. The l...
Don’t wear earphones all day – your ears need to breathe

Don’t wear earphones all day – your ears need to breathe

Wireless earphone sales are booming, with Apple alone selling an estimated 100 million sets of AirPods in 2020. Being untethered ...
WHO approved a malaria vaccine for children – a global health expert explains why that is a big deal

WHO approved a malaria vaccine for children – a global health expert explains why that is a big deal

The World Health Organization recommended its first malaria vaccine for children on Oct. 6, 2021 – a breakthrough hailed by the U...

Election Watch

German SPD chief Scholz moves closer to succeeding Merkel as chancellor

German SPD chief Scholz moves closer to succeeding Merkel as chancellor

BERLIN, Oct 15 (Reuters) - The leader of Germany's centre-left Social Democrats (SPD), Olaf Scholz, took a major step towards suc...
Czech PM Babis pledges smooth power handover to opposition

Czech PM Babis pledges smooth power handover to opposition

PRAGUE, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Friday promised a smooth handover of power to a bloc of oppositio...
Germany’s SPD, Greens and FDP want formal coalition talk

Germany’s SPD, Greens and FDP want formal coalition talk

Leaders from Germany's centre-left Social Democrats and two smaller parties will recommend to their party bases moving i...
France’s Le Pen says she will take down wind turbines if she is elected

France’s Le Pen says she will take down wind turbines if she is elected

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said that if she is elected president next year she will end all subsid...

In Focus - Covid-19

Russia’s daily COVID-19 deaths exceed one thousand mark

Russia’s daily COVID-19 deaths exceed one thousand mark

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia reported a record high 1,002 coronavirus deaths on Saturday, the first time the number has passed the 1...
Protests and strikes in Italy as Green Pass comes into force in workplace

Protests and strikes in Italy as Green Pass comes into force in workplace

There were widespread protests and strikes in Italy Friday as the Green Pass health pass came into force in all Italian workplace...
France sees spike in COVID cases just as free testing for unvaccinated ends

France sees spike in COVID cases just as free testing for unvaccinated ends

PARIS (Reuters) - France saw the biggest spike in new coronavirus infections since the end of July on the last day of free testin...
U.S. will accept mixed doses of vaccines from international traveler

U.S. will accept mixed doses of vaccines from international traveler

WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said late on Friday that it will accept ...

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The age of Merkel 

The age of Merkel 

In her last 12 months as Chancellor, Angela Merkel registered record approval ratings in five countries outside of Germany. A major study by Pew Research Center in October 2020 found that a median of...