World news: the stories the foreign press is reporting

While much of the UK population is sleeping, it is easy to think that the rest of the world is sleeping too. But it’s not – for many people, our night is their day.

But what are their newspaper websites reporting on; Which stories are on their front page? Here is a brief roundup.

New Zealand Herald The site is led by the country’s COVID vaccination efforts. It said 17.9 percent of people had taken or exceeded a third dose, and 92.5 percent had received at least two doses.

There are also articles about stories you might be familiar with: Ukraine, Novak Djokovic and so on. So far this one Highly features under the title “Mystery at the Mill: The Strange and Unsolved Vanishing Scientist Jim Donnelly”.

The report states that more than 450 people go missing in New Zealand each year, and while most are found within hours, some simply go missing. Jim Donnelly was a scientist working at the Glenbrook Steel Mill, south-west of Auckland. On June 21, 2004, he left the home he shared with his wife Tracy and their children Liam and Siobhan and went to work. He parked his car, went to the mill, went to his office and then – nothing.

Jim hasn’t been seen since. His wife is quoted as saying: “We had two kids we were raising, they went to school and we went about our normal lives. I don’t know what it was that destroyed it.” done.”

Then there are more opposing views. one, quite sharp personal opinionrefers to the Duchess of Cambridge in the wake of the Prince Andrew saga, saying: “If what she really wants is a throne still waiting for her, in recent times, that gilt-age ambition has been achieved.” It’s been so hard to do thanks to your uncle, Prince Andrew.”

News.com.aua leading Australian site, has a story about Hollywood star Nicole Kidman, who has explained the “sad reason” why she is currently living in her home country.

It said Kidman arrived in Australia in December for the Sydney premiere of her latest film, Being the Ricardos. But instead of returning to America, where she lives with her musician husband, Keith Urban, Nicole has remained in Australia. Apparently, her 81-year-old mother, Janelle, is not well, and that the family was “taking care of” her.

While many foreign sites pick up on UK news quickly, the San Francisco Chronicle Mainly focused on local issues. A breaking story, at about 4 p.m. our time, reports that $7 million in personal protective equipment was left outside and damaged by the storm in San Mateo County.

It said: “PPE – mostly face shields, goggles, non-medical-grade gowns and cleaning supplies – was purchased during the early days of the pandemic and stored inside a building at the San Mateo County Event Center in San Mateo . Needing additional space by mid-September, supplies, stored in cardboard boxes, were moved to an open fenced area in the parking lot.”

Like many sites around the world, Boris Johnson’s visit to the party is surprisingly rarely mentioned. Maybe they are bored or not bothered anymore.

But politics is never out of sight. german site dw.com, Reports that Silvio Berlusconi – he of Bunga-Bunga Parties – may be working on the same UK time-band. to returnIt says: “Italian centre-right parties on Friday reaffirmed their support for former prime minister Silvio Berulusconi to become president.” Italy’s new head of state, who will replace outgoing Sergio Mattarella, will be chosen by 1,000 lawmakers who will begin voting on January 24.

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