Eiffel Tower reopens after three months closure, longest since World War-II

Paris:┬áThe iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris reopened on Thursday to visitors after a three-month closure, the longest since World War Two, due to the COVID-19 pandemic But the Paris monument isn’t returning to normal operations just yet, said a BBC news report. Visitor numbers will be limited, face coverings mandatory for anyone aged over 11, […]

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine candidate protects monkeys in trial

London: An experimental vaccine developed by researchers at Oxford University has shown promise in preventing COVID-19, according to a small trial in six monkeys. The vaccine candidate, ChAdOx1 nCoV-19, is currently being tested in humans too. Over 1,000 volunteers have participated in the clinical trials. The results of the trial in six rhesus macaque monkeys […]

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds (File Photo/Instagram)

Boris Johnson, partner Carrie Symonds announce birth of son

London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds have announced the birth of a baby boy, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday. She added that both mother and baby are “doing very well”, the BBC reported. It is learnt that Johnson, who has just recovered from coronavirus, was present throughout the birth in […]