Chinese troops in first joint medical drill with major Nato power in Europe

The People’s Liberation Army is staging its first joint medical exercise with a major Nato power in Europe, as China steps up efforts to strengthen ties with European countries.About 100 PLA medics are taking part in the two-week “Combined Aid 2019” exercise at a base in Feldkirchen, southern Germany, alongside 120 medics and 120 support…

Spanish investors to benefit from EIB’s unique venture debt programme

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; The European Investment Bank presented on 9 July in Madrid, Spain its unique growth financing product known as “venture debt” for innovative start-up companies to Spanish investors, institutions and business representatives. The venture debt aims at providing companies…

Car catches fire during gender reveal gone spectacularly wrong

It’s a boy! Also, your car is on fire. A 30-year-old man in Queensland, Australia, was fined $1000 and lost his driver’s license for six months after his car burst into flames during a gender reveal burnout. This week, police released drone footage of the whole incident, which was then broadcast on local news —…

Oster Versa Pro Series blender is on sale for $52 off at Walmart

TL;DR: The all-in-one Oster Versa Pro Series blender is on sale for $147.86, saving you $52. A good blender with all the bells and whistles can run a bit pricey, so finding one on sale is a saving grace — literally. If you purchase the Oster Versa Pro Series blender at Walmart right now, you’ll…

Totally chill deer hangs out with beachgoers along Lake Michigan

A fearless deer decided it wasn’t going to let humans have all the fun on a recent sunny day at a Michigan beach, joining the crowds frolicking along the shore of Lake Michigan. According to the woman who shot this video, the deer strolled out of the sand dunes at Saugatuck, Michigan and joined beachgoers,…

Heat-stable carbetocin has been added to the WHO Essential Medicines List for the prevention of excessive bleeding after childbirth

SAINT-PREX, Switzerland — Ferring Pharmaceuticals today welcomes the World Health Organization’s (WHO) addition of heat-stable carbetocin to the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (EML) of uterotonics for the prevention of excessive bleeding after birth.1 The EML identifies medicines the WHO deems essential for addressing the most important public health needs globally. Read More More:…

In Pictures: ‘Lennon Wall’ message boards appear across Hong Kong districts in support of anti-extradition bill protesters

Once a protest landmark outside Hong Kong’s government headquarters, “Lennon Walls” have become a city-wide phenomenon after a month of political upheaval. Thousands of supportive messages have appeared on dozens of public walls across the territory. Slogans such as “add oil Hongkongers!” and “No China extradition” have been scribbled on colourful memos. The campaign against…

A Heroine and a Figure of Hate: Carola Rackete and Europe’s Troubling Refugee Policies 

Seventeen days at sea, chaos, distress and an act of desperation: The drama surrounding German captain Carola Rackete has exposed the cynicism behind European migration policy. The EU is no longer rescuing drowning migrants and the number of refugees continues to fall. By DER SPIEGEL Staff source https://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/carola-rackete-and-europe-s-troubling-refugee-policies-a-1276268.html#ref=rss