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Israel destroys Gaza tower housing AP and Al Jazeera offices

Israel destroyed a 12-storey tower block in Gaza housing the offices of the U.S.-based Associated Press and other news media on Saturday, May 15, saying the building was also used by the Islamist militant group Hamas.

81 dead in Germany due to extreme rainfalls

The worst weather storm in decades is sweeping over Europe, leaving death and destruction in its wake. Several countries has been affected, but Germany is estimated to have been hit the worst.

Plane carrying skydivers crashes nearby Örebro, killing nine

​Nine people have been found dead after a skydiving airplane crashed outside Orebro in Sweden.

Democracy swims against the tide in authoritarian world

“The world is still more democratic than it was in the 1970s and 1980s, but the global decline in liberal democracy has been steep during the past 10 years.”

China crackdown on crypto, while Musk is concerned about Bitcoin and its environmental impact

The crypto market took a nose dive when China announced a new crypto ban, which caused a high case of market volatility.

Tragic plane crash in Örebro - 9 people dead  

On Thursday, 8th of July, rescue services received an emergency call at 19.22 regarding a plane that had crashed at Örebro airport.  

UK regulator says Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine can be stored 31 days in fridge

Up until now, the Pfizer vaccine had to be administered within five days of being removed from ultra-low temperature freezers.

SAS Cancelling Flights Despite Easing of Covid Restrictions

In the early phase of the corona outbreak, SAS has laid off more than 5,000 people in total, of which 200 are pilots - which is the worst in the class, says Martin Lindgren, chairman of the SAS section of the Swedish Pilot Association. In addition, 90 percent of the pilots have been furloughed which has put tremendous stress on current pilots flying when the world is opening up again.

Educational Effects of Covid-19 lockdown: Was closing schools really worth it?

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, governments were fast to close down countries in order to mitigate infections and the number of deaths. Little thought on the educational effects of children, and how distance learning would affect their school outcomes.

New law in Norway to fight unrealistic beauty standards

“A lot of people bring forth a reality that doesn’t exist. I think that many who get exposed to the photos doesn’t even know it’s not real”.

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