May 14, 2021 3:36 PMDUBLIN (REUTERS, BLOOMBERG) - Ireland's health service operator shut down all its IT systems on Friday (May 14) to protect it from what it described as a significant ransomware attack but said its coronavirus vaccination programme was unaffected.
May 14, 2021 3:44 PMLONDON (REUTERS) - Europe faces the prospect of higher electricity bills and a supply crunch, as utilities struggle to finance new gas-fired power plants unless they meet tougher emissions criteria imposed by banks pressured to stop financing fossil-fuel projects.
May 14, 2021 2:52 PMCALTAGIRONE, ITALY (AFP) - When Daniela Vicino started work as a teacher in Sicily three decades ago, she had up to 30 children in her classes. With the birth rate tumbling, that number has almost halved.
May 14, 2021 1:07 PMMEXICO CITY (REUTERS) - A team of palaeontologists in Mexico have identified a new species of dinosaur after finding its 72 million-year-old fossilised remains almost a decade ago, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (Inah) said on Thursday (May 13).
May 16, 2021 10:08 AMWASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - President Joe Biden ramped up efforts to calm Israeli-Palestinian tensions and urged the protection of civilians, including children, after an Israeli air strike targeted media offices in Gaza.