Import gets out of trouble again to stay unbeaten

Huetor is two wins from two in Australia but trainer Paul Snowden says he shouldn’t have won either, which shows the former French galloper could be a serious stayer. Trainers Peter and Paul Snowden and jockey Kerrin McEvoy admit they don’t know how far Huetor could progress through the staying ranks. But the three outstanding … Read more

MI6 spy chief says China, Russia, Iran top UK threat list

LONDON — China, which is increasingly flexing its muscles around the world, is one of the biggest threats to Britain and its allies, and a “miscalculation” by Beijing could lead to war, the head of the U.K.’s foreign intelligence agency said Tuesday. MI6 chief Richard Moore said that China, Russia, Iran and international terrorism make … Read more

WHO provides grim Omicron warning

The World Health Organisation says the Omicron Covid variant poses a “very high” global risk and that it is likely to spread further around the world. The World Health Organisation has warned that the Covid-19 Omicron variant poses a “very high” global risk and warned it is likely to spread further across the world. The … Read more

Omicron cases suspected in two countries

Two more countries may have been infected with the Omicron variant after recent travellers from South Africa tested positive to Covid-19. Fears the Omicron variant has spread further throughout Europe are mounting as health officials in the Netherlands and Germany suspect travellers from South Africa have brought the infection across. It comes as countries around … Read more

EXPLAINER: What is this new COVID variant in South Africa?

LONDON — WHAT IS THIS NEW COVID-19 VARIANT IN SOUTH AFRICA? South African scientists have identified a new version of the coronavirus this week that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country’s most populous province. It’s unclear where the new variant actually arose, but it was first detected … Read more

France opts for 3rd shots, not lockdown, to fight new wave

France has launched a plan to give booster shots to all adults, opting against a further lockdown or curfew, to help combat a worrying uptick in infections in the country ByThe Associated Press November 25, 2021, 8:25 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PARIS — France launched a plan … Read more