Ukraine man fabricates murder to get snow cleared off his street

A Ukraine man who was “not satisfied” with the city’s snow plowing efforts took matters upon himself. He called the police, confessing that he murdered his mother’s partner and insisted that authorities bring a snowplow with them to make the arrest.

Switzerland bans AstraZeneca vaccine

Switzerland has banned the AstraZeneca vaccine, becoming the only country in Europe not to authorize it. The decision came after the Swiss medical regulator concluded a lack of data on the vaccine’s efficacy.

Recent drop in emissions from China may speed up ozone layer recovery

What’s good for the planet is good for us all! According to New Scientist, the ozone layer may recover more quickly than initially thought. This is all thanks to the emission reduction in China of a banned ozone depleting gas. Trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11) – a tongue twister, isn’t it?

Myanmar coup: Police use force as protesters defy ban

In Myanmar, police allegedly used water cannons, tear gas, and fired rubber bullets during a demonstration in the country’s capital, Nay Pyi Taw, to contain thousands who defied a ban on protests.