PM Johnson to talk up UK unity on Northern Ireland visit

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will visit Northern Ireland on Thursday to talk up the strength of union between Britain’s constituent nations and promise a strong rebound from the coronavirus crisis. Johnson will also meet Ireland’s new prime…

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Harris VP choice signals tougher stance on pollution under Biden

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – By bringing U.S. Senator Kamala Harris onto the ticket, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has signaled support for the enforcement of U.S. anti-pollution laws and for suing companies that pollute, environmental groups said. Biden emphasized Harris’ environmental…

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Dozens of Beirut clinics non-functional after blast

The damage caused by last week’s deadly explosion in Beirut continues to hamper healthcare in the Lebanese capital. The World Health Organization (WHO) assessed 55 healthcare facilities in the city and found that half of them were “non-functional”. Three major…

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