An ECHR judgement on a Czech dispute over childhood immunisation has set a precedent for nations across Europe to introduce legally enforced vaccinations as a “democratic” necessity in the “best interests” of everyone.
The UK likes to lecture other countries on how to behave, but it doesn’t fare well in the Amnesty International annual report on human rights, with its growing disregard for individual freedoms causing serious concern.
The mayor of Poitiers has scrapped funding for a local plane club, saying kids should no longer “dream of flying”. Unsurprisingly, in the nation that gave the world Airbus and Louis Bleriot, this hasn't gone down well.
A radically woke report titled ‘Birth to 5 Matters’ says British toddlers need to be taught anti-racism, not just equality, pushing a divisive critical race agenda and the recently rejected notion of institutional racism.
Trying to blame England’s confusing Covid-19 lockdown rules on vaccines for not giving ‘100% protection’, PM Boris Johnson yet again displays his chronic inability to accept responsibility for those tough, unpopular decisions.
With growing numbers of Chinese-born migrants, many Australians harbour historical fears of Beijing launching an invasion. Canberra’s announcement of a new guided missile system has left no one in doubt over who they’re aimed at.
A Brussels court has decided the government’s Covid measures are illegal, due to a lack of parliamentary scrutiny. This will provide impetus to those keen to legally challenge authorities’ handling of the pandemic worldwide.
Although guilty of causing around 2,000 fatalities with a toxic diet drug, none of Servier’s bosses went to prison. It’s little wonder that Covid-19 vaccine sceptics believe that business, not safety, is big pharma’s main concern.
As a new report shows drunkenness in Spain has plunged, governments are realising that restrictions to ‘protect public health’ can address other problems. The public has to shake off its passiveness to prevent this happening.
An arts festival in bottom-of-the-globe Tasmania that caved in to demands to ban a Spanish artist’s bloodied British flag has spotlighted the cause of Australian indigenous people that remains a weeping sore for an entire nation.