Brexit was the best thing for the UK, says Adar Poonawalla

Two years ago, Adar Poonawalla failed in a bid to turn London’s historic Grosvenor House Hotel into his family’s second home. Now he’s on the lookout for a consolation prize, courtesy of Britain’s exit from the European Union. Poonawalla, whose father Cyrus founded Asia’s largest vaccine maker and is India’s seventh-richest man, wants to take […]

Poland Likely to Evade EU Sanctions With Support of Hungary, UK, Czech Republic

On June 15, the Polish Senate also adopted two controversial bills, which now should be handed to the Polish President Andrzej Duda for signing. The first bill stipulates the amendments to the law on the National Council of the Judiciary, according to which the members of the council will be appointed by the parliament. The second bill will expand the powers of the justice […]

Keir Starmer had no enemies. Can he keep it that way?

And with politics-as-usual on hold as the world wrestles with Covid-19 and its consequences – which have already swept decades-long orthodoxies in their wake – she adds: “He’s a serious grownup politician. I think he’s the right person at the right time.”

Developing countries brace for bigger blow than 2008 crisis

Coronavirus: Timeline of the global spread of COVID-19 Pneumonia-like virus hits Wuhan On December 31, 2019, China notifies the World Health Organization of a string of respiratory infections in the city of Wuhan, home to some 11 million people. The root virus is unknown and disease experts around the world begin working to identify it. […]

Good news from Slovakia: STU printed respirators from special material

The team of Juraj Beniak came up with an innovative use of nanocomposite, a multiphase solid material for 3D printing, whose main feature is that it eliminates more than 99.99 percent of moulds and bacteria, as well as a broad spectrum of microorganisms and viruses.