Mac Hackett

Coronavirus

EU Leaders Meet for Tense Summit Over €750 Billion Coronavirus Recovery Fund

With weeks of disagreements to work through, Luxembourg's Prime Minister said he's brought a spare shirt with him in case an extra day of deliberations is needed.
Mac Hackett
7.17.20
Prince Andrew

Prince Andrew's Website Taken Down Amid Controversy Over Ghislaine Maxwell Friendship

The Duke of York's personal website was quietly removed this week, and now automatically links to the official page of the Royal Family.
Mac Hackett
7.16.20
Economy

The Rich Just Keep On Getting Richer

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to devastate the world economy, billionaire families are making just as much money as ever.
Mac Hackett
7.16.20
Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter Sculpture Removed from Site of Slave Trader Statue

The sculpture, by artist Marc Quinn, had temporarily replaced the statue of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol, England.
Mac Hackett
7.16.20
Black Lives Matter

Slaver Statue Replaced with Sculpture of Black Lives Matter Protester

The sculpture was created and installed by London-based artist Marc Quinn. In response, Bristol's Mayor has said, "The future of the plinth and what is installed on it must be decided by the people of Bristol."
Mac Hackett
7.15.20
Coronavirus

British Tourists On a Post-Lockdown Holiday Caused Chaos in Spain

"Total chaos. Hundreds of sons of bitches from Great Britain. No face masks on, jumping on top of cars, drunk, drinking alcohol in the street."
Mac Hackett
7.14.20
Coronavirus

A Baby Was Infected with Coronavirus While in the Womb

The boy, born in a French hospital, has since made a full recovery.
Mac Hackett
7.14.20
israel

Israeli Police Clashed with Anti-Netanyahu Protesters in Jerusalem

The Israeli Prime Minister is facing criticism over alleged corruption and his government's mishandling of the coronavirus crisis.
Mac Hackett
7.13.20
Coronavirus

COVID-19 Could Lead to Brain Damage, Scientists Warn

Researchers have found 43 cases where coronavirus patients suffered strokes, nerve damage and other brain injuries.
Mac Hackett
7.8.20
Coronavirus

Three UK Pubs Closed After Customers Test Positive for Coronavirus

While each venue was enforcing government guidelines, other pub workers have warned of flaws in the advice.
Mac Hackett
7.7.20
Black Lives Matter

Man Arrested Over the Toppling of UK Slaver Statue

The news comes as various British institutions seek to distance themselves from the Black Lives Matter movement.
Mac Hackett
7.2.20
Black Lives Matter

Teenager Attacked By Far-Right Was 'Stopped and Searched' By Police Officer He Asked for Help

The 16-year-old, who was bottled by far-right "statue defenders" in London, is filing a complaint with the London Met.
Mac Hackett
7.1.20
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