By BBC NewsStaffimage caption”The best of us” – this is how the i newspaper pays tribute to Captain Sir Tom Moore, who died aged 100 after contracting coronavirus. The paper calls him a “war hero and optimist” who inspired the nation with his multi-million pound fundraising efforts for the NHS during the first lockdown.image captionThe… . . .
image copyrightPA Mediaimage captionCaptain Sir Tom Moore raised almost £33m for the NHSCaptain Sir Tom Moore’s family are with him in hospital after he was admitted with coronavirus, the hospital has said.The 100-year-old, who raised almost £33m for the NHS, was taken to Bedford Hospital on Sunday after requiring help with his breathing.In a statement… . . .
Research on manufacturing battery cells is gaining momentum—and there is a strong need, considering the future demand for energy storage: For the year 2030, global production of rechargeable batteries will double from today’s …Jan 29, 2021185On Nov. 26, seven fishermen aboard a small fishing boat off the coast of Maharashtra in western India were struck… . . .
image copyrightPA Mediaimage captionCaptain Sir Tom Moore raised almost £33m for the NHSCaptain Sir Tom Moore has been admitted to hospital with coronavirus, his daughter has said.The 100-year-old, who raised almost £33m for the NHS, was taken to Bedford Hospital after requiring help with his breathing, Hannah Ingram-Moore said on Twitter.She said he had been… . . .
image copyrightReutersimage captionArlene Foster said the row over vaccine exports was due to the EU’s “vaccine embarrassment”Arlene Foster has called on Boris Johnson to invoke part of the Brexit agreement to deal with problems in the movement of goods between GB and NI.It comes as the EU reversed its decision to use the same mechanism… . . .
Joe Biden’s climate change plan could be an opportunity for Canada to sell its southern neighbour the goods it needs for its “clean energy future,” says the head of an energy think tank at Simon Fraser University. Source . . .
By Lucy Rodgers and Dominic BaileyBBC Visual Journalism teamThe UK has launched its biggest ever vaccination programme, aimed at protecting tens of millions of people from Covid-19 within months.In a race against a faster-spreading variant of coronavirus, ministers have pinned their hopes of ending a third national lockdown on protecting the most vulnerable groups by… . . .
media captionStella Kyriakides: “AstraZeneca needs to deliver on its commitments”The EU and the UK-based Covid vaccine maker AstraZeneca have vowed to work together to resolve a bitter row over supply shortages to the bloc.AstraZeneca had agreed to deliver millions of doses in January-March but then said significantly fewer jabs would arrive on time. It blamed… . . .
Lucky for us, kids have been training to ward off alien invaders since the 70’s! “”If aliens ever visit us, I think the outcome would be much as when Christopher Columbus first landed in America, which didn’t turn out very well for the Native Americans. — Stephen Hawking on Discovery Channel’s Into the Universe with… . . .
By BBC NewsStaffimage captionThe dispute between the EU and AstraZeneca over coronavirus vaccine supply makes the lead story for many of the front pages. The i says the row has “exploded” after Brussels told the pharmaceutical company to send it jabs made in UK factories to make up for a shortfall on the continent. The… . . .