Friday, 2nd June 2023

Russian lawmakers ban ‘LGBT propaganda’ among adults

Russia's lawmakers backed amendments to an existing law to ban discussions of LGBTQ relationships and issues in public or online among adults as well as children.


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Researchers at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh have built Alyx, a robot colleague that teaches autistic people to recognise social cues, as Matthew Stock found out.
15 Apr 2018
Syria's Assad tells Russian lawmakers Western strikes were act of aggression - Russian news agency.
18 Jan 2019
The Russian parliament is set to vote on sending representatives back to the Council of Europe and resuming funding of the organization. Human rights advocates fear Moscow may leave the organization completely.
10 Nov 2019
Costa-Gavras tackles Greek debt crisis in 'Adults in the Room'
19 Nov 2020
The Oxford coronavirus vaccine shows a strong immune response in adults in their 60s and 70s, raising hopes that it can protect age groups most at risk from the virus.
12 Mar 2021
Saying that everyone had lost something due to the coronavirus pandemic, US President Joe Biden announced he would direct states to make all Americans eligible for a COVID vaccine by May 1.
25 Apr 2021
The US pushes ahead with its vaccination drive while Indian hospitals try to adapt to deal with an overwhelming surge in new COVID-19 infections. Follow DW for the latest.
19 Apr 2021
Imagine working for a company where you don't have to apply for holiday time or seek prior approval for expenses. Imagine giving feedback to your boss – in public! Imagine being trusted to make major decisions without clearance from line managers. The flipside? If you perform anything less than excellently, you lose your job. Freedom and "talent density" are the two key ingredients of Netflix's corporate culture. The formula has driven the company from a humble DVD rental service 20 years ago to one of the world’s most successful entertainment corporations.
24 Apr 2021
US President Joe Biden announces that the US has hit 200 million vaccine shots in his first 92 days in office and that all Americans aged 16 and above will be eligible for a vaccine as of Monday.
10 May 2021
AstraZeneca jabs will soon be available to all adults who wish to get the shot, after German officials lifted age restrictions.
16 May 2021
A significant proportion of adults in the European Union are unlikely to get the coronavirus vaccine when it is offered to them. The degree of vaccine hesitancy appeared to be linked to their use of social media.
20 Sep 2021
Germany’s top court decided in 2019 that adults who have legal guardians should no longer be barred from taking part in elections. Now many of them will do so for the first time.