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Twitter shares spike 25% after Tesla boss Elon Musk takes 9% stake in the social media giant

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has purchased a large stake in Twitter, making him the single largest stakeholder in the social media giant and sending ...

Subvariant BA.2: What we know about the globally dominant ‘Stealth Omicron’ COVID strain

Just as governments across the world have eased COVID-19-related restrictions, the spectre of another wave of the virus is sparking concern among ...

The EU must replace the US as a security provider in Europe

NATO’s first secretary-general, Lord Hastings Lionel Ismay, famously said that NATO was created to “keep the Soviet Union out, the Americans in ...

Oscars 2022: Did Will Smith punch Chris Rock on stage?

A 94th Academy Awards that steadily maintained a buoyant spirit was rocked by an unbelievable exchange after Will Smith took offence to a joke ...

1 in 4 symptomatic children get long COVID, a new study finds. What are the symptoms?

A quarter of children with COVID-19 symptoms develop "long COVID," according to data pooled from 21 studies previously carried out in Europe ...

After row with Russia over war in Ukraine, OneWeb partners with SpaceX to launch Internet satellites

British company OneWeb is partnering with Elon Musk's SpaceX to send its Internet-beaming satellites into orbit after Russia refused to let it ...

Russia bans Instagram and Facebook as court declares Meta an ‘extremist organisation’

Instagram and Facebook have been banned in Russia after their parent company Meta was declared an "extremist organisation" by a Moscow court ...

Finland tops World Happiness chart as latest report finds light amid war and disease

2022 sees the 10th edition of the World Happiness Report. Since it was first published, the World Happiness Report has been based on two key ...

Ukraine war: Zelenskyy signs a new law officially legalising Bitcoin and other cryptos

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has enacted a law officially making cryptocurrencies legal in the besieged country. The new law, which ...

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