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

Korwin-Mikke criticized the Polish bill on the Supreme Court reform, saying that the country’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party is trying to make sure that the “Justice Council will be full of judges that are sympathetic to the PiS.” Earlier on Thursday, the Polish Parliament adopted a bill which would change the system of appointing Supreme Court judges and allow […]

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

For Turkey, the pandemic threatens to revive the pains of the 2018 currency crisis, when investors went cold on the economy and pulled out their funds, causing the lira to plunge to record lows and tipping the economy into a recession. South Africa, Africa’s most industrialized nation, is entering the pandemic in an extremely weak […]

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.