Barbados becomes a new republic

BARBADOS has officially become a new Republic, after removing Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state. In an overnight ceremony in the capital, Bridgetown, Dame Sandra Mason was sworn…

Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO

Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Twitter Inc., is stepping down, ceding the position to the company’s Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal. The move is effective immediately,…

Israel to impose travel ban for foreigners over new variant

ISRAEL is set to ban foreigners from entering the country for 14 days. The ban is expected to come into effect at midnight this Sunday, following full cabinet approval. Israel…

Government imposes new restrictions to fight new variant, Omicron

PRIME Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced a new range of restrictions to combat the new Covid-19 variant. The highly transmissible Omicron has created panic, after two cases of the new…

Australia to ease border ban on some foreign citizens

AUSTRALIA is set to ease restrictions on foreigners entering the country, for certain groups by the 1st of December. Skilled migrants and international students, as well as Japan and South…

WhatsApp privacy policy tweaked after record fine

WHATSAPP has decided to rewrite its privacy policy following a huge protection fine. The Irish data protection watchdog issued a €225m (£190m) fine and ordered WhatsApp to change its policies.…

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex pays surprise visit to Ellen DeGeneres talk show

MEGHAN Markle, formally known as the Duchess of Sussex, has made her first appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” since becoming a member of the British royal family. The wife…

Mumbai baby girl found in drain

A five-day-old baby girl, has been found and rescued from a drain where she was left to die in Mumbai, India. Doctors at the Rajawadi hospital have confirmed that she…

Shell plans to move headquarters to the UK

Royal Dutch Shell has announced a plan to move its headquarters to the UK as part of proposals to simplify the company’s structure. The oil giant will ask shareholders to…

Thailand bay made famous by ‘The Beach’ set to reopen

THAILAND is set to reopen one of its most famous attractions, the Maya Bay made famous by film “The Beach.” The film released in 2000, starring Leonardo DiCaprioa, made the…