NEWS DIGEST 21.03.2021: Lockdowns and the EU vaccine dispute make things antsy in the UK

Good morning everyone, our news today comes from Google News. As the dispute between the UK and European Union over coronavirus vaccines lurches from one debacle to another, the UK itself is bidding to accelerate production of its homegrown vaccines, … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 21.03.2021: Lockdowns and the EU vaccine dispute make things antsy in the UK

WADA RUSSIA SPORTS BAN?: Int’l agency recommends sports ban over doping controversy

  Moscow, Russia VIJAY SHAH via Sputnik   The international organisation in charge of protecting the integrity of Olympic athletes against the use of performance-enhancing drugs, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has issues recommendations that the Russian Federation (Russia) from … Continue reading WADA RUSSIA SPORTS BAN?: Int’l agency recommends sports ban over doping controversy

UPS: Petition calls for the banning of animal trophy shipments

London, UNITED KINGDOM VIJAY SHAH A petition launched five months ago on the website change.org by people angry that delivery parcel service UPS are shipping the remains of wild animals by hunters as trophies is receiving renewed attention and larger ground among supporters, the Half-Eaten Mind exclusively reports. The petition, created by Briton Paul Tully from Durham, calls on UPS, one of the world’s largest shippers, to cease providing services for people to send back ‘trophies’ from animal safaris in locations such as Africa. The trading in such animal trophies has come to the fore following the slaughtering of a protected Zimbabwean lion … Continue reading UPS: Petition calls for the banning of animal trophy shipments