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‘Under-resourced & under-supported’: Tens of thousands of New Zealand nurses go on strike for better pay, safer work (VIDEOS)

Around 30,000 nurses, midwives, and healthcare assistants walked off the job on Wednesday, marching on the streets and rallying across the country for better pay and a safer workplace environment. They carried placards saying, “Good health needs valued nurses” and “Fair wages = more nurses.” The New Zealand Nurses Organisation …

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‘And so it begins’: Mixed reaction as vaccine passport plans ‘set to begin with England Euro 2020 games at Wembley this weekend’

At least 22,500 football fans are hoping to attend England’s group stage matches this month against Croatia, Scotland and the Czech Republic, with those allowed in filling up to 25 percent of the national stadium capacity. Supporters attending the Three Lions’ initial matches and potential knockout fixtures in the postponed competition must show on a National …

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US Senate votes to give financial aid to ‘Havana Syndrome’ victims & resurrects spectre of mystery weapon behind ‘attacks’

The bipartisan law – Helping American Victims Afflicted by Neurological Attacks (HAVANA) Act – passed on Monday authorizes funding for treating illnesses with symptoms relating to the so-called syndrome, including headaches, dizziness, tinnitus, hearing and vision impairment, vertigo and memory loss. There have been more than 130 instances of the …

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