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WHO Tells G7 Vaccine Inequity "Unacceptable"
World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the uneven distribution of vaccines among rich and poor nations would not help to end the coronavirus pandemic.
The posh London address 4,000 firms call home
Aspiring entrepreneurs know that an impressive office address can be a powerful asset.
Millions vote in key election for Scotland, England and Wales
The vote could have far-reaching implications for the fate of the opposition Labour Party and for Scotland's future in the UK.
Why treating Covid-19 with drugs is harder than you think
Viruses are much more varied, rapidly evolving and hard to access than bacteria – so scientists searching for drug-based treatments have their work cut out.
Britain’s overgrown Eton schoolboys have turned the country into their playground
The reckless disdain of Boris Johnson and David Cameron is evidence of the institutional elitism blighting our politics
Government taskforce urges permanent job flexibility for all workers
Millions could benefit from new rights to work from home once the pandemic is over
UK MPs Urge Boris Johnson to Publish Communications With Big Pharma Lobbyists on COVID Vaccines
The US and a string of other developed countries, including the United Kingdom, have taken steps to stifle an initiative led by India and South Africa to temporarily waive pharmaceutical firms' intellectual property rights.
Gordon Brown leads calls for $60bn of Covid support for poor countries
Former PM urges G7 leaders to help finance rapid immunisation programme to stem spread of virus
Boris Johnson under investigation for mystery funding of apartment renovation
The investigation could result in a criminal referral.
'Total rubbish' or the truth? UK media challenge Boris Johnson over shock coronavirus comments
UK media outlets from across the political spectrum are engaged in an unusually direct confrontation with Prime Minister Boris Johnson over incendiary comments he allegedly made about the coronavirus pandemic.
Labour calls for messages between ministers and business links over COVID contracts to be published
It follows communications controversies surrounding Lex Greensill, Sir James Dyson, and former prime minister David Cameron.
The Dominic Cummings-Boris Johnson row explained
Dominic Cummings has launched a blistering attack on his old boss UK PM Boris Johnson, questioning his "competence and integrity". The former top adviser denied leaking text messages sent between Mr Johnson and businessman Sir James Dys...
UK corruption watchdog report alleges ‘systemic bias,’ says Downing St’s Covid-19 procurement favoured firms friendly with MPs
The UK government is under fire for its “systemically biased” approach to Covid-related procurement, after a new anti-corruption report raised red flags for over £3.7 billion worth of contracts – several awarded via a “VIP lane.”
Solo photo of Queen released for her 95th birthday as she mourns Prince Philip
A new photo of the Queen has been released to mark her 95th birthday – the first she’s spent without Prince Philip for seven decades.
Boris Johnson ‘promised James Dyson he would fix tax issue’
Entrepreneur pressed PM directly by text message last year about Covid ventilator drive, BBC reports
"Deeply Touched" By Support After Prince Philip Death: Queen Elizabeth II
The Queen -- Britain's longest-reigning monarch -- said the messages from Britain, the Commonwealth and around the world had been a "comfort" during a "period of great sadness".
Britain Adds India To Travel 'Red List' After Covid Surge
Health Secretary said that effective from 0300 GMT on Friday, India was being added to Britain's "red list" of countries, banning all arrivals from India except for UK or Irish nationals.
UK's Johnson Vows to Prevent Creation of New European Super League
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday that his government would do everything possible to prevent the creation of a European football Super League in the form proposed by the authors of this initiative.
Downing Street race report is an insult to workers, say union leaders
General secretaries representing 5 million workers urge the government to reject findings of the Tony Sewell commission
All Covid symptoms you need to know about after four new ones detected in study
Experts say people in the UK should be vigilant for four more suspected coronavirus symptoms - - on top of the 'classic three' of a persistent cough, loss of sense of taste and smell, or fever
UK Finds 77 Cases Of COVID-19 Variant First Found In India
COVID-19 UK: The B.1.617 strain's mutations are feared to make the variant spread faster and partially evade immunity. The variant is believed to be largely responsible for India's current second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, with infec...
Quarter of deaths involving Covid-19 in England and Wales not caused by virus itself, govt statistics show
In roughly a quarter of deaths involving Covid-19 in England and Wales, people actually died ‘with’ the coronavirus rather than ‘from’ it, new weekly data from the government reveals.
BBC News presenter dons black blazer on air after announcing Prince Philip death
BBC News presenter Martine Croxall wore a black jacket after announcing that Prince Philip had died, aged 99.
Sunak urged to back Biden corporate tax plan ‘worth £13.5bn a year’
Campaigners say US global blueprint would help raise billions from multinationals and tech giants
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