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Hungary’s poor Roma children struggle with digital education

BODVASZILAS, Hungary (AP) — Mihaly Horvath, a 12-year-old in a village in northeastern Hungary, can’t wait for his school to reopen. As a devastating COVID-19 surge swept Hungary in the spring, classes were suspended and students were ordered…

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Thailand says has enough hospital space amid new coronavirus wave

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai health authorities on Tuesday assured the public there were sufficient hospital beds for the rising number of coronavirus patients, amid a new wave of infections this month that has spread fast across the country….

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Boris Johnson poised to raise bar on UK’s climate goals

emissions – J. David Ake/ AP Boris Johnson is set to announce plans to cut Britain’s carbon emissions at a steeper rate than previously envisaged ahead of the UK’s hosting of the COP26 climate summit later this year….

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Melbourne, Victoria: Covid fragments found in sewage from 30 suburbs in northwest and east

Urgent alert for thousands of people in 30 suburbs after Covid-19 fragments were detected in sewage – so is your area on the list? By Olivia Day For Daily Mail Australia Published: 02:42 EDT, 20 April 2021 |…

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Daiso Queensland shoppers are obsessing over a floral-scented 'toilet stamp'

The cleaning gadget you never knew you needed: Shoppers are obsessing over this floral-scented ‘toilet stamp’ that costs just $2.80 Shoppers are obsessing over a scented toilet cleaning gel from Daiso Nessa, from Brisbane shared video showing herself…

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Philippine hospitals struggle to cope as more severe COVID-19 wave hits

By Karen Lema and Neil Jerome Morales MANILA (Reuters) – Nick Yañez, a 28-year-old ambulance nurse in a satellite city of Manila, says she sometimes spends six to seven hours in her emergency vehicle caring for a COVID-19…

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Police: Groton man found with 200 bags of fentanyl and $4,000 in his car

Apr. 20—GROTON — A local man who city police say had 200 bags of fentanyl in the car he was driving was charged early Sunday morning with operating a drug factory and possession of narcotics with intent to…

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Is it possible to power our garden office with solar panels on its roof?

Having worked from home throughout the pandemic, we are looking at building an office at the end of our garden.  We would like to make it as eco-friendly as possible. Can we put solar panels on its roof, and…

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Could your mortgage holiday stop you getting a loan in future?

Between the start of the coronavirus pandemic and the mortgage holiday cut-off date two weeks ago, hundreds of thousands of home owners applied for payment breaks each month.  According to UK Finance, 2.7million people in the UK took…

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The house I'm buying has been 'down-valued' by the mortgage lender. What do I do?

I am a first-time buyer, and have just made an offer on my dream property. The seller accepted, and I began my mortgage application. I had already passed the lender’s affordability checks for the size of loan I…

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Can I close my new stock & shares Isa and start a another one?

I opened a new investing Isa with Freetrade for the 2021/22 tax year.  It costs only £3 a month but having started to search for things I want to buy – ETFs, investment trusts and small cap shares…

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Savvy shoppers are raving about Kmart's $29 hooded blanket

The ultimate winter buy: Savvy shoppers are raving about this $29 hooded blanket that looks exactly like a popular $129 version Kmart customers are praising a $29 oversized fleeced hooded blanket  The buy is said to be a…

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Learning to breathe: German clinic helps COVID long haulers

HEILIGENDAMM, Germany (AP) — Simone Ravera rolls up her trousers, slips off her shoes and socks, then gingerly steps into the chilly waters of the Baltic Sea. The 50-year-old rheumatology nurse is slowly finding her feet again after…

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Australia's most hardcore AFL fan Catman ends ties with Geelong cheer squad due to online trolls

It is with a heavy heart that I have to inform you that I’m severing all ties with the Geelong Cheer Squad and Geelong football club. I want to live a life where I’m surrounded by people that…

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Asian stock markets mixed after Wall St decline

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street was pulled lower by tech stock declines. Tokyo and Sydney retreated while Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul gained. Overnight, Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 index lost…

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Why used car prices are surging and tips to avoid getting duped

Used car prices are surging as Covid restrictions and a shortage of computer components hamper the global supply of brand new models. The problem is getting so bad insurer NRMA is urging frustrated motorists to be extra careful…

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Pakistan Parliament to consider French envoy’s expulsion

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s Parliament is expected to consider a resolution on Tuesday about whether the French envoy should be expelled over the publication of controversial cartoons depicting Islam’s Prophet, testing whether the government gives in to…

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China plans $3 billion supercomputing centre to analyse data from space

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s southern space port of Wenchang will build a $3 billion supercomputing centre by year-end to analyse data obtained from space, according to state media on Tuesday. With a planned investment of 20 billion yuan…

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Lesbian in Georgia told by her church 'Christians must not interact with you' unless she 'repents'

A Georgia hairdresser who divorced her husband and is now in a relationship with another woman has been told by her church that she must repent for her ‘sinful behavior’ or else be publicly denounced and excommunicated. Krystal…

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Rep. Maxine Waters requested police protection during Minnesota trip

California Representative Maxine Waters reportedly requested police protection while on a Minnesota trip where she told protesters to get more ‘confrontational’.  According to a travel log obtained by Townhall editor Katie Pavlich, Waters requested a US Capitol Police escort…

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