Insurers have paid out more than 700 million pounds ($988.89 million) so far in business interruption payments following a court ruling earlier this year, Britain’s markets watchdog said on Wednesday.
The end of lockdown couldn't come soon enough for small businesses up and down the country - but many are managing to come back with a bang through clever advertising
WHO chief says he urges other countries to follow the example of the U.S. on supporting vaccine patent waivers.
It was early in the morning when Luisa Neubauer got the call from her lawyer. She was staying at her mother's house, frantically trying to finish a book she'd been working on, so she said it took her a moment to realize what had happened.
According to official statistics, the economy even managed to grow by 2.1 per cent in March when the country began easing some restrictions
A 23-year-old woman in Tuscany remains under observation after she was mistakenly given an entire vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine - equivalent to six doses.
The government is "fully committed to learning the lessons at every stage" of the pandemic, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said.
Bereaved families and experts say lessons should be learned quickly before a potential third wave
"We must be vigilant because the threat of this virus remains real and new variants pose a potentially lethal danger, including the one first identified in India which is of increasing concern here in the UK," said Boris Johnson.
If the trial succeeds, the technology could be used to support postal workers in delivering to remote areas in the UK.
Prime minister tells MPs government intends to take step when it moves to final stage of Covid reopening
The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response found that bad decisions, dithering and poor coordination created a "toxic cocktail" which allowed Covid-19 go on to kill at least 3.3 million people so far and upend the global economy.
A waiver could boost production by lifting intellectual property protections and the EU is also now willing to discuss the move.
Prime Minister Erna Solberg is expected to announce at 1600 GMT whether Norway will resume the use of the AstraZeneca shot, as well as the government's decision on Johnson & Johnson's inoculation.
Tourism minister says Spain is opening up to holidaymakers ‘after worst year of our lives’
The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPPR) said a series of bad decisions meant Covid-19 went on to kill at least 3.3 million people so far and devastate the global economy.
Plan has prompted warnings over the potential ‘huge challenge’ for already struggling local authorities
However, most of the 80 schools will be freezing fees amid the economic downturn brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Subscriptions for the eighth series of inflation-linked government debt known as iBonds to open on June 1, with the bonds paying a minimum interest rate of 2 per cent every six months.
China is framing tough new rules to clamp down on a booming private tutoring industry, aiming both to ease pressure on school children and boost the country’s birth rate by lowering family living costs, sources told Reuters.
Players of "Escape Covid-19" are guided through a series of scenarios that health workers at hospitals and long-term care facilities encounter on a daily basis.
Opposition parties have criticised the bill for posing a discrimination risk, not least because millions of people have yet to be inoculated.
Birthday girl Sarah Lee and Jessica Lee set to lead way as youngsters Yeung Cho-yiu, Law Tsz-chun and To Cheuk-hei look to impress.
India has been severely affected by the unprecedented second wave of the coronavirus and hospitals in several states are reeling under the shortage of health workers, vaccines, oxygen, drugs and beds.