Senior German Green politicians under investigation over ‘corona bonuses’

The Berlin public prosecutor’s office said Wednesday it has launched an embezzlement investigation into the entire leadership board of the German Green party, including Vice Chancellor Robert Habeck and Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, over special “corona” bonuses. A spokesperson for the prosecutor’s office spoke of an “initial suspicion of embezzlement”…

Feds’ Website for Free At-Home COVID Tests Launches Day Early

Jan. 18, 2022 — Americans can now have free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered directly to their homes. The Biden administration’s new no-cost, at-home testing program launched today, a day ahead of schedule. The administration said 500 million tests are available to be delivered to homes across the country. This accounts…

Downing St staff ‘partied on eve of Prince Philip funeral’ where Queen sat alone

Downing Street staff held two parties the night before Prince Philip’s funeral, it’s been claimed. Hours before the Queen mourned, No10 workers boozed. One bash was a leaving do for Boris Johnson’s director of communications James Slack on April 16 last year. Another was to say goodbye to the PM’s…

European Parliament opts to pick new president remotely

The European Parliament will elect its president remotely next Tuesday, overruling precedent amid Europe’s runaway coronavirus caseload. The legislative body’s political leaders approved the decision on Thursday, concluding it was “dangerous” for MEPs to gather in Strasbourg and vote in person, citing the “additional threats and challenges deriving from the…

CDC to Recommend You Wear Better Masks as Omicron Spreads

Jan. 12, 2022 — The CDC is preparing to update its COVID-19 mask recommendations to emphasize the use of N95 and KN95 masks that better filter the virus, Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, said Wednesday. “We are preparing an update to the info on our mask website to best reflect the…

Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani shoot postponed due to surge in Covid-19 cases : Bollywood News – Bollywood Hungama

The shooting of several impending films have been affected due to the surge in Covid-19 cases in India. It is said that Karan Johar, who is helming Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, was all set to shoot a song featuring Ranveer and Alia in Mumbai’s Goregaon Film City on…