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British Police Under Fire for the Death of Homeless Greek Man

A homeless man from Greece died from hypothermia after he was ejected from a London police station into sub-zero temperatures, an inquest jury concluded on Friday. Pericles Malagardis, 63, was found unresponsive in March of 2016 outside Uxbridge Station, near...

Oxford-Astra Zeneca Vaccine Trials Resume After Brief Pause

Scientists and many others across the world expressed relief this week after trials were restarted last Saturday for the Oxford University--Astra Zeneca coronavirus vaccine. Slated to be released around the end of this year, hundreds of millions of doses of...

AstraZeneca Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Suspended

AstraZeneca said on Tuesday it has suspended trials of the coronavirus vaccine that it is developing with the University of Oxford after one of the trials' volunteers fell ill with an unexplained illness. The AstraZeneca-Oxford University vaccine is seen as...

Scotland, Wales Add Greece to Quarantine Travel List; England Resists

England is continuing to allow travelers to arrive from Greece without quarantining despite Scotland and Wales acting with an abundance of caution over concerns of rising numbers of coronavirus cases. Travelers returning to Scotland from Greece must quarantine for 14...

Street Artist Banksy Launches Refugee Rescuer in the Mediterranean

  As accusations of forcible pushbacks of refugees by a number of countries in the Mediterranean basin, including Greece, proliferate, Banksy, the famous but anonymous England-based street artist and political activist, has provided the funds for a rescue boat. The vessel,...

Creative Protest for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles Held at the British Museum

After closing its doors for over 100 days due to Covid-19, the British Museum opened on Thursday. Among the first visitors to the museum were protestors demanding the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece. During its period of closure,...

N-Word Dropped from Agatha Christie’s Crime Masterpiece

The French translation of Agatha Christie's hit novel "And Then There Were None" will change its title to remove a racially-charged word already dropped from the British edition decades ago, its editor said Wednesday. The title "Dix Petits Negres", or...

Prominent Brits Express Support for Greece in Turkey Standoff

Twenty-five prominent academics, authors and politicians called on the British government to express its "clear support" for Greece and Cyprus over the increased tensions in the eastern Mediterranean caused by Turkey's refusal to accept the UN Convention on the...

Coronavirus Vaccine Developed by University of Oxford Offers Hope

Preliminary results of trials for a coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford in the UK suggest that it is safe and induces the hoped-for immune response. The vaccine provoked an antibody response within 28 days and a T-cell...

Russia Blamed in Coronavirus Research Hacking Attempt in UK

  European governments and officials in the United States on Thursday accused a group of computer hackers who they believe work for Russian intelligence of attempting to steal information about a potential coronavirus vaccine. The group believed to be behind the...