Museo Van Gogh si trasforma in beauty center per protesta – Europa

Under Van Gogh’s gaze, Robin polishes a lady’s nails. A tall enamel and lime table under the Dutch master’s self-portraits has turned the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam into a beauty salon. BBC reports it. Museum director Emily Gordenker hopes this protest, along with others in the Netherlands, will shed light on what she believes … Read more

Tunisian man died from police violence at protest: Opposition | Protests News

Ennahda said that one of its members, Reda Bouziane, was subjected to severe violence. Activists and the main opposition Ennahda party said that a Tunisian man died in hospital of injuries sustained at the hands of the police, in the first death linked to protests over President Kais Saied’s assumption of additional powers. A Tunisian … Read more

Pelosi says Democrats are considering adding Covid-19 relief to larger bill

“We’re working closely with Rosa DeLoro on the sweeping bill,” she said after the weekly House Democrats’ meeting, referring to the Connecticut congressman who chairs the appropriations committee. “I thought it would be possible for us to do a Covid relief package within this act but it was closed as emergency spending so as not … Read more

‘Nocebo effect’ may be behind mild COVID-19 vaccine reactions

A new study that conducted a systematic review of COVID-19 vaccine trials suggests that a negative version of the placebo effect may be behind mild COVID-19 vaccine side effects such as headache and fatigue, not the vaccines themselves. The study, published in JAMA Open Network on Tuesday, examined 12 COVID-19 vaccine trials in databases of … Read more

Macron’s EU speech descends into French campaign brawl – POLITICO

Emmanuel Macron came to the European Parliament to give an intense speech on the future of the European Union. He ended up in a brawl in the French presidential election campaign. On Wednesday, the French president traveled to Strasbourg to sell MEPs on ambitions for France’s six-month presidency of the European Union. He stumbled for … Read more

Alina Bronsky, La treccia della nonna – Libri – Narrativa

Alina Bronsky, Grandma Cue (Keller Editor, p. 220, €16. Translated by Silla Forte) Sadness beside a smile, the value of forgiveness and the not always easy dialogue between different generations: all this is found in the novel “Grandma’s Cue”, signed by Alina Bronsky and published by Keeler Editor. In the center of the book is … Read more

Brazil: Police launch major operation in impoverished Rio favela | Crime News

More than 1,000 heavily armed police have occupied the Jacarisinho neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, where a raid in May killed dozens. More than 1,000 heavily armed Brazilian police occupied a poor neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday amid what officials said was a renewed effort to crack down on gangs and drug dealers. … Read more

Times Square subway victim Michelle Alyssa Go remembered as a ‘compassionate soul’

Go, 40, has worked on mergers and acquisitions for the multi-million dollar financial firm Deloitte Services LP and has spent time helping women and children in vulnerable communities as well as the homeless. Simon Martial, 61, is charged with second-degree murder in connection with her death, which has shocked residents of a city that has … Read more

COVID-19 boosters: 35 per cent of Canadians have third shot

Canada has enough COVID-19 vaccines to offer booster doses to all eligible, even though only 35 percent of Canadians have received the third shot so far, according to the federal health minister. “We must continue to accelerate our vaccination efforts to move towards universal coverage,” Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said Wednesday, along with Prime Minister … Read more