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British politicians handed extra $12,450 in expenses to work from home
British politicians have each been given access to an additional £10,000 ($12,450) in order to help them work from home during the coronavirus crisis. The British citizens got n...
Boris Johnson is out of intensive care
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson "has been moved this evening from intensive care back to the ward, where he will receive close monitoring during the early phase of his reco...
Lockdowns can't end until Covid-19 vaccine found, study says
China’s restrictions have brought the first wave to an end but the danger of a second is very real.
IMF chief says pandemic will unleash worst recession since Great Depression
The pandemic sweeping the world will turn global economic growth "sharply negative" in 2020, triggering the worst fallout since the 1930s Great Depression, with only a partial r...
Big pool of coronavirus cases going undetected, German researchers say
Widespread testing and isolation of infected people ‘needed to stop renewed outbreak’. About 6 per cent of cases identified worldwide, study estimates
A British Airways pilot out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic has got a new job as a Tesco delivery driver
Peter Login, who is used to flying passengers around the world in a 747, has been saluted for his temporary change of career as a key worker dropping groceries off to customers ...
Half of UK adults exposed to fake coronavirus news online
Nearly half of UK adults have been exposed to false or misleading information about coronavirus online in the last week, a UK media regulator has said.
Coronavirus: as governments feud, researchers, scientists and tech firms fill collaborative void in search for cure
Joint efforts of health care industry, pharmaceutical companies and tech firms are a stark contrast to the Washington-Beijing divisiveness. As many as 332 Covid-19 clinical tria...
A Man With The Coronavirus Hugged People At A Funeral And A Birthday Party. Three Of Them Died.
A federal report details how a potential "super-spreading event" in Chicago likely infected 15 people at two family gatherings, three of whom died of COVID-19.
Nurses who wore bin bags due to PPE shortage 'all test positive for coronavirus'
Three nurses who wore bin bags on their shifts due to a shortage in personal protective equipment (PPE) have reportedly tested positive for coronavirus.
Carrie Lam unveils Hong Kong’s biggest Covid-19 relief package yet, worth HK$138 billion, to ensure 1.5 million workers still get paid
Hong Kong leader sets out six-month income guarantee to save jobs and firms amid ‘disastrous’ impact of Covid-19. 30,000 new jobs created, lower train fares, billions more for b...
Coronavirus, sex and drugs: how privileged kids of Venezuela’s elite still party in the pandemic
Embarrassing Instagram posts of raucous partying leak as poor nation is engulfed by food and medicine shortages. Among young revellers was Jesus Amoroso, son of president’s top ...
N95, surgical face mask or DIY? Experts say ‘something better than nothing’
After the United States recommended citizens make their own cloth face masks, experts weigh in on their effectiveness. Research shows surgical masks work, but even the gold stan...
Kazakh family win Unexplained Wealth Order battle over London homes
Two members of Kazakhstan's political elite have won a High Court challenge against Unexplained Wealth Orders.
Boris Johnson 'improving' as intensive care treatment continues
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is "improving" after two nights in intensive care with coronavirus, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said.
Influencers among 'key distributors' of coronavirus misinformation
Study suggests mainstream news outlets struggling to compete with celebrities’ and politicians’ reach
British news outlets 'could fail due to coronavirus ad-blocking'
Firms urged to abandon blocklisting as online stories generate record traffic but little revenue
UK schools will not reopen straight after Easter, officials say
No 10 and Welsh government insist it will only happen when scientific advice says it is safe
Coronavirus: 100 days that changed the world
It started with a warning. It turned into a pandemic that has transformed life as we know it
Taiwan's aggressive efforts are paying off in fight against COVID-19
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads around the world, Taiwan seems to have it under control. The island is only 80 miles off the coast of mainland China and very near to where t...
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