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AstraZeneca vaccine: Denmark ceases rollout completely – BBC News

It is the first European country to fully withdraw the jab over possible links to rare blood clots.

  1. AstraZeneca vaccine: Denmark ceases rollout completelyBBC News
  2. Clot questions over AstraZeneca and J&J vaccinePhilstar.com
  3. AstraZeneca – much caution, little risk?The Irish Times
  4. Irish Times view on inoculation campaign: A big setbackThe Irish Times
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Afghanistan: Biden to call for end to ‘America’s longest war’ – BBC News

“It is time for American troops to come home,” says Joe Biden, the fourth president to oversee the war.

  1. Afghanistan: Biden to call for end to ‘America’s longest war’BBC News
  2. Biden to announce US pullout from Afghanistan; peace remains elusiveABS-CBN News
  3. Biden to pull US troops from Afghanistan by September 11Rappler
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‘It’s a tragedy.’ French winemakers face devastation after worst weather in 30 years – CNN Philippines

One of France’s biggest export industries is facing a devastating blow after an unusually severe frost earlier this month damaged vineyards across the country, heaping pain on winemakers already reeling from the pandemic and US tariffs.

  1. ‘It’s a tragedy.’ French winemakers face devastation after worst weather in 30 years
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Biden to announce US pullout from Afghanistan; peace remains elusive – ABS-CBN News

President Joe Biden’s planned announcement on Wednesday of a complete US withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 aims to close the book on America’s longest war even as critics warn that peace is not assured after two decades of fighting.

  1. Biden to announce US pullout from Afghanistan; peace remains elusiveABS-CBN News
  2. Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11INQUIRER.net
  3. Biden to pull US troops from Afghanistan by September 11Rappler
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EU seeks more Pfizer vaccine doses as Denmark ends use of AstraZeneca jab – Financial Times

News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication

  1. EU seeks more Pfizer vaccine doses as Denmark ends use of AstraZeneca jabFinancial Times
  2. Clot questions over AstraZeneca and J&J vaccinePhilstar.com
  3. Germany to give different second jab to AstraZeneca recipients under 60ABS-CBN News
  4. Globe editorial: Canada’s problem today is a shortage of vaccines. Will tomorrow’s be a shortage of people willing to get vaccinated?The Globe and Mail
  5. AstraZeneca – much caution, little risk?The Irish Times
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‘It’s a tragedy.’ French winemakers face devastation after worst weather in 30 years – CNN

A man checks vine buds as anti-frost candles burn in the Luneau-Papin vineyard near Nantes on April 12.

  1. ‘It’s a tragedy.’ French winemakers face devastation after worst weather in 30 yearsCNN
  2. ‘It’s a tragedy.’ French winemakers face devastation after worst weather in 30 yearsKITV Honolulu
  3. French winemakers face devastation after worst weather in 30 yearsReverb MSN Music
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Grandad, 80, wins EuroMillions prize after forgetting glasses – BBC News

Denis Fawsitt could not see his regular numbers, so asked for a lucky dip instead and won £116,124.

  1. Grandad, 80, wins EuroMillions prize after forgetting glasses
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The Queen returns to royal duties following Prince Philip’s death – CNN Philippines

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has held her first in-person engagement since the death of her husband, Prince Philip, last Friday.

  1. The Queen returns to royal duties following Prince Philip’s deathCNN Philippines
  2. Queen to be seated away from family during Prince Philips funeralGeo News
  3. Britain looked like it was in national mourning after Prince Philip’s death. Not all of it was.CNN
  4. Sad truth behind William and Harry’s Prince Philip statements – PHIL DAMPIERExpress
  5. Prince Harry to keep Prince Philip funeral visit short due to pregnant Meghan MarkleGeo News
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Queen Elizabeth carries out 1st in-person royal duty since Philip’s death – CBS News

The Royal Family is observing a two-week period of mourning.

  1. Queen Elizabeth carries out 1st in-person royal duty since Philip’s deathCBS News
  2. Prince Williams tribute to Philip a jab at Prince Harry? Biographer explainsGeo News
  3. Kate Middleton’s ‘jitters’ as she prepared to marry Prince WilliamDaily Express
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In German hospital, doctors worried as younger COVID-19 patients fill beds – INQUIRER.net

FRESING, Germany — A triangle with an exclamation mark has the word “variant” written on it — a warning that has become increasingly common on wards where coronavirus patients are

  1. In German hospital, doctors worried as younger COVID-19 patients fill beds
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Nearly half of women, girls ‘do not own their bodies’, UN says – Al Jazeera English

UN says nearly half the women in 57 countries lack bodily autonomy, including in decisions over sex with partners.

  1. Nearly half of women, girls ‘do not own their bodies’, UN saysAl Jazeera English
  2. UN report says millions of women face restrictions on their bodyABS-CBN News
  3. Millions Of Women Face Restrictions On Their Body: UN ReportNDTV
  4. ‘Marry your rapist’ laws in 20 countries still allow perpetrators to escape justiceThe Guardian
  5. ‘Hundreds of millions’ of women are denied autonomy over bodies, study of developing nations findsThe Independent
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Defence arguments for Derek Chauvin in George Floyd’s murder trial – BBC News – BBC News

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s defence team began to make their case on day 12 of the George Floyd murder trial.An expert in use-of-force …

  1. Defence arguments for Derek Chauvin in George Floyd’s murder trial – BBC NewsBBC News
  2. LIVE on April 14 at 10:15 a.m. ET | Derek Chauvin trial continues with defense testimonyWashington Post
  3. ‘Resting comfortably’: Expert justifies pinning of George FloydAl Jazeera English
  4. Day 24 of Derek Chauvin trial: Longtime police instructor testified for the defenseMinneapolis Star Tribune
  5. Expert: Cop was justified in pinning FloydAssociated Press