London Lawmakers Urge Public Transit Crypto Ad Ban

London Lawmakers Urge Public Transit Crypto Ad Ban

Transport for London (TfL) has been getting requests to stop allowing advertisements for cryptocurrency, a report says. This comes after TfL had a three-week poster campaign for a crypto token called Floki Inu, named after a dog owned by Elon Musk, which was funded by an anonymous group. The ads appeared on buses and in … Read more

New Zealand gang leaders unite to urge community to get Covid shots | New Zealand

Seven New Zealand gang leaders, representing four of the countries most well-known street gangs, have joined forces in a video urging their communities to get vaccinated, in a concept that was conjured up by a government minister.The video was commissioned by the minister for Maori development, Willie Jackson, after a discussion with gang leaders, who … Read more

New COVID cases continue downward trend, but officials urge caution as flu season approaches

New COVID cases continue downward trend, but officials urge caution as flu season approaches

Health officials say COVID-19 cases are still trending downward nationally but warn that a hard flu season could put more pressure on the health care system. Last week, the Public Health Agency of Canada reported that the virus’s reproductive number (Rt) had fallen below one for the first time since mid-July, putting new COVID infections on a downward … Read more

Hunter records 82 new COVID cases as officials urge ‘Freedom Day’ caution

Men lining outside a barbershop in Newcastle.

The Hunter has recorded 82 new COVID cases on “Freedom Day” as the region continues to post some of the highest numbers in the New South Wales.Key points:There have been 1,768 cases of coronavirus in the Hunter New England Health District since August 5Hairdressers, gyms, and hospitality venues are welcoming back customers todayThe Deputy Prime Minister says Indigenous … Read more