Subdued 2022 New Year’s Eve celebrations in France

France prepared once again for 2022 New Year's Eve celebrations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Masks have been made mandatory outdoors in French cities including Paris, Lyon and Dijon Muted New Year's Eve celebrations were taking place across Europe as renewed COVID restrictions prevented large-scale events from taking place, and people...

Outrage and backlash as former PM Tony Blair knighthood from the Queen’s 2022 honours list

Controversial former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II this week, sparking outrage from Brits who argued he should be in prison for his involvement in the Iraq War instead. Blair was knighted in the 2022 New Year Honours list, alongside Covid-19 response officials Chris Whitty and...