Posts Tagged ‘spare’

Spare me the hypocrisy of the middle class lockdown zealots

Working from home is a luxury not everyone can afford Camilla Tominey Associate Editor 18 December 2021 • 8:00am The hypocrisy of middle class lockdown zealots has always known no bounds – but the latest variant has once again brought out the worst in this already smug bunch. For a sizeable chunk of the privileged […]

Why Did Richard III Spare Edward, Earl of Warwick?

We’ve all heard the tale of the Princes in the Tower, the young sons of Edward IV who disappeared under mysterious circumstances in the Tower of London in 1483, presumed murdered, only to be conveniently replaced on the throne by their uncle the Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard III. It is widely presumed Richard […]

Israel’s ultra-Orthodox spare their leaders soul-searching in wake of Mount Meron disaster

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To Avoid Very Serious Threats, Superpower  Rivalry Should Spare the Space

A very serious emerging threat concerns the growing extension of superpower rivalry for dominance to outer space. This may relate to economic, technological and even military aspects. Ultimately this may lead not only to  new kinds of pollution but in addition also to very big disasters. The extent to which private corporations are being given […]

Hero Railroad Worker Rescues Young Boy From Tracks With Seconds To Spare

A railroad worker in India risked his life to rescue a young boy who’d fallen onto the tracks in front of an approaching train. Heart-stopping security footage shows switch worker Mayur Shelkhe sprinting toward the 6-year-old, who slipped from the passenger platform onto the tracks at a station in Vangani, east of Mumbai, last week. […]

With No Votes to Spare, Biden Gets a Win Obama and Clinton Would Have Envied

Before you join the chorus, you might want to check in with the last two Democratic presidents. Bill Clinton and Barack Obama both landed in office with much bigger majorities, and ended up taking it on the chin anyway. Despite the narrowest of majorities to get anything done, Biden, in fact, may be in a […]

Speedboat Britain to Donate Spare Vaccines to Poor Countries

The United Kingdom, which the EU compared to a “speedboat” in vaccine development, has committed to giving 80 per cent of its spare doses to the third world once all adults in Britain have been vaccinated. Hundreds of millions of vaccines will be sent to the worldwide distribution programme Covax, Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged […]

With Queen’s Assent, Brexit Deal Becomes Law With Hours To Spare

The queen has given the Brexit trade deal her royal assent, meaning the legislation has now officially become law – just hours before the U.K. fully and economically leaves the European Union.  For the last 11 months, the U.K. and the EU have been in a transition period during which the U.K. had left the […]

Israel may hand spare Covid-19 vaccines to Palestine, but own citizens ‘come first’ – official

If Israel ends up having a surplus of vaccines against the coronavirus it may well consider giving those extra doses to the Palestinians, Israeli Deputy Health Minister Yoav Kisch has said. The Jewish state currently possesses more than 300,000 doses of the US-made vaccine from Pfizer and expects to have 3.8 million doses by end […]

Spare us another hate-filled Israeli election campaign

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As hunting season kicks off, activists plead to spare birds in extinction danger

September 1 marks the beginning of Israel’s five-month hunting season, and environmental and animal rights campaigners want to ensure that it is the country’s last. The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel on Tuesday appealed to hunters’ organizations not to target three species of bird that are in danger of extinction, even though […]

Be sure and check how sanitized your mask is – and spare a thought for the sweatshop labour

This appeared in my feed today. As the person who shared it said…”I hope everyone is enjoying their sanitized masks”. A point to ponder. I have no idea what country this hails from but I dare say they are paid pennies per day for their tireless, unrewarding slave labour… yet another blot on the books […]

Leading journalists call 2nd Amendment an anachronism — but spare Zionism

There has never been a better time to be a media critic of the gun lobby, gun culture, and the National Rifle Association. The massacre in Las Vegas, at a country music festival, has got the gun lobby on its back foot for once, and we all hope that the rightwing’s instant concession on “bump […]

Erdogan’s disappointment: the fall of the “Ottoman” and the victory of the “Five seas”

Written by Nasser Kandil, When he formulated his theory about zero- animosities with the neighborhood Davutoglu did not know that it will lead to his exit humiliated from the rule, by beholding him the consequences of all the animosities against his country from its neighbors, thus presenting his head on a golden plate to the […]

“Perception Management”: How to Sell a War

Edward Snowden’s slow data dump: Where’s the beef?

     After a big announcement on May 16, 2016, The Intercept made 166 documents available to the public. At this rate, it will take an estimated 600 years to read all of the documents! I would like to ask The Intercept, ‘Where’s the beef?’ Last updated on May 16, 2016, Pierre Omidyar’s The Intercept released […]

Sources of dust storms increase in Khuzestan

When it comes to dust storms, there only seems to be bad news for oil-rich Khuzestan Province. The embattled southwestern province has roughly 400,000 hectares of barren land that exacerbate its near permanent struggle with dust storms that mostly originate in neighboring Iraq and Saudi Arabia. To make matters worse, the provincial sources of dust […]

32 dead, 80 injured in Nigeria market blast

“Thirty-two people were killed and 80 have been injured,” Reuters quoted a Red Cross official as saying., Another official from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Sa’ad Bello, later confirmed the same numbers of casualties. It is still unclear who is responsible for the blast, but the armed group Boko Haram has carried out […]

Boy bites snake: Venomous viper killed – by 17-month-old toddler in Brazil

The incident took place in the town of Mostardas in Rio Grande do Sul state, southern Brazil on Sunday. Jaine Ferreira Figueira, 19, told the G1 news she realized her son, Lorenzo, was very quiet playing in the garden with a dog and she “went to see if anything had happened.” “But he was already […]

Boy bites snake: Venomous viper killed – by 17-month-old toddler in Brazil

The incident took place in the town of Mostardas in Rio Grande do Sul state, southern Brazil on Sunday. Jaine Ferreira Figueira, 19, told the G1 news she realized her son, Lorenzo, was very quiet playing in the garden with a dog and she “went to see if anything had happened.” “But he was already […]

Spare body parts could be grown after scientists implant lab-produced organs in humans

  Alanah EriksenDaily Mail September 7, 2011 Spare human parts grown in laboratories could be just years away after scientists discovered more than 20 ways of growing organs. They have already grown the bladder, urethra and windpipe which have been implanted into patients during clinical trials. Now scientists have set their sights on replicating more […]

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