UK health experts ‘extremely concerned’ about Covid vaccine rollout in Wales as first minister defends holding back supplies
A British trade union of medical professionals has questioned the Welsh government’s Covid-19 vaccination rollout strategy after the country’s first minister defended his decision to hold back jabs to stretch the supply.
Britain’s vaccine minister has warned that Covid-19 could continue to spread around the BAME community unless efforts are made to increase uptake of the jab among non-white groups.
"WHO calls for more intensified measures to fight UK coronavirus variant," CNN announced. "Warnings of huge new spike in US covid-19 cases as UK variant spreads," wrote the New Scientist. "U.K. variant found in Ohio," reported Cleveland.com.
The 2.3 percent expansion is the lowest figure since the Chinese economy embarked on major reforms in the 1970s.
The ruling also cements a major shift in South Korea's view on wrongdoings committed by the owners of the country's powerful conglomerates, or chaebol, which led the country's economic rise after the Korean War on the back of what has been criticised as cozy relations with politicians.
COVID-19 Vaccine: "Not only does this me-first approach leave the world's poorest and most vulnerable at risk, it is also self-defeating," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.
The move comes in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests in the country last year targeting several historic monuments, including with graffiti on Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament Square in London.
The theft of electronic devices from congressional offices has been a persistent worry following the siege by supporters of US President Donald Trump.
The new variant is 50 percent more contagious, said epidemiologist Professor Salim Abdool Karim, co-chair of the health ministry's scientific committee.
The Democrat's fervent appeals for optimism and healing -- which are also set to dominate his inauguration event on Wednesday -- are running up against the hard reality of multiple crises.
Labour's opposition day motion calling on the government not to drop the £20 uplift in Universal Credit has just passed in the Commons – because the government abstained on the vote.
Dominion Voting Systems on Monday sent a cease and desist letter to My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell over his spread of misinformation related to the 2020 election. Lindell is a prominent Trump supporter and conspiracy theorist.
The United Kingdom is very concerned about governance in the British Virgin Islands, a British Overseas Territory, foreign minister Dominic Raab says, adding that there is unease about its susceptibility to organised crime.
The plan is to ousted the current government -who is calling for independence- and to replace them with the previous ruling party - who is UK loyalist. Government corruption is nothing new in BVI for any government, just like in any other democracy, but a governor initiative to launch an independent investigation against the government is defiantly a new and dramatic move that will reshape the whole BVI political system and future. Not sure that it will clean BVI from corruption, but it will defiantly clean the toxic relationship with the governor and will shut down the BVIxit movement for good.
British Virgin Islands: Inquiry into claims of corruption and political interference - all with the public purse
The foreign secretary says he was "extremely concerned about the state of good governance" in the British territory.
As of Jan. 15, there are more than 2,700 bodies being stored at Los Angeles hospitals and the Coroner's Office.
Hundreds queued on Sunday hoping to buy one of the 145 new flats on sale at Wheelock’s Monaco project in Kai Tak, a promising start to the new year for the city’s beleaguered property market.
Hui says he can ‘hardly accept the nearly laughable U-turn explanation’ HSBC chief executive Noel Quinn gave him in an email last week.
Baby Jane Allas, a domestic worker from the Philippines, lost her job after being diagnosed with cervical cancer and accused her employer of discrimination
Last year was a big year for blockchain projects in China after President Xi Jinping called for further development of the technology at the end of 2019, but the country continues to shun cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.
Health official says the spike in daily caseloads is a ‘concern’, but explains it may be down to strengthened testing in virus-hit district.
Young Hongkongers feel marginalised and ignored, says academic who led six-month trust study.
Authorities won't vaccinate all elderly home residents in one go as it wants more time to observe the jabs' side effects, Elderly Commission chairman Lam Ching-choi said.
HSBC group chief executive Noel Quinn told exiled former lawmaker Ted Hui Chi-fung the bank had no choice but to freeze his and his family's bank accounts.
New pictures have emerged showing hordes of people queueing at Heathrow Airport during lockdown.
Rishi Sunak is coming under pressure to ditch council tax and stamp duty completely.
Brits are turning to ‘super weed’ from California to help them get through Dry January in lockdown, it has been reported.
A former Supreme Court judge and anti-lockdown campaigner has told a woman with stage four bowel cancer that her life was ‘less valuable’ than others.
The UK could face a gonorrhoea outbreak once lockdown comes to an end, as high rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) return, medics have claimed.
Children have gone hungry because of Gavin Williamson’s “incompetence” as Education Secretary, Labour has said, ahead of a Commons debate on free school meal provision.
Hospitals and staff ‘under extreme pressure’, says Simon Stevens, as over-70s invited to get jabs from Monday
The Government plans to offer a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine to every adult in the UK by September, Dominic Raab said on Sunday.
Britain announced plans to hold the first in-person meeting of the G7 for nearly two years in June, inviting the leaders of major developed economies to a picturesque seaside village to discuss rebuilding from the pandemic and climate change.
Britain should not engage in free trade with countries that abuse human rights, but proposals that the country’s courts should decide whether genocide has been committed by trade partners is flawed, foreign minister Dominic Raab said.
Eleven people have been arrested after an anti-lockdown protest in Birmingham.
Concerns have been raised about employees forced to go into workplaces that are not Covid-compliant during lockdown.
A man told police he had driven from Luton to Devizes to visit a McDonald's, even though the town does not have a branch of the burger chain.
More than half of the Church of England's 14,000 parishes will not open for Sunday services later, as places of worship are hit hard by Covid-19.
Health officials have described a Covid outbreak on Barra in the Western Isles as "serious, and escalating" after 17 further cases were identified.
A group of London business leaders has written to the government calling for financial support for the struggling rail firm Eurostar.
People in England aged 70 and over, as well as those listed as clinically extremely vulnerable, will begin receiving offers of a coronavirus vaccine this week.
The UK government hopes it will be able to consider easing anti-coronavirus restrictions by March, Foreign Minister Dominic Raab has said. The lockdown will not be lifted “in one big bang,” however, but will be eased gradually.
Hospitals are filling up with new Covid-19 patients every day by “lunchtime” as people are infected with the virus at a staggering rate, the Chief Executive of NHS England Simon Stevens has said.
The world's largest carmaker is starting to gain ground on Tesla.
Shocking footage released on Sunday offers a new glimpse inside the deadly US Capitol riot, — following the invaders as they search for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other lawmakers, sit in Vice President Mike Pence’s seat and rifle through lawmakers’ documents.
In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Gomez said she’s frustrated by what she views as the companies’ lackluster response and that they have to “stop doing the bare minimum.”
Apple CEO responds to Big Tech criticism: No 'intersection' between free speech, incitement of violence
Apple CEO Tim Cook stood by his company's decision to remove alternative social media platform Parler from the App Store, as Big Tech companies face criticism over censorship after the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.