LONDON (Reuters) – British ministers must be held accountable for the mistakes they have made in fighting the coronavirus outbreak, but the priority must be for them to fix pressing concerns now, a spokesman for Labour leader Keir Starmer said
The European Union has come under fire over the perceived slow response in helping member states ravaged by the coronavirus protect their economies. Financial leaders from the 27 countries will be asked to consider proposals from Spain for a €1.5trillion
LONDON (REUTERS) – As the world marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on Wednesday (April 22), calls were growing for governments to treat the shock of the coronavirus with “green recovery” packages to spur a shift to a low-carbon
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow resident Arina Muratova knew something was wrong when the messages she received from Nina, a patient at Psychiatric Hospital No.22 who has become a friend during her voluntary work there, suddenly lost their usual, optimistic ring.
Brussels expects the bloc to go into a deep recession this year because of the coronavirus outbreak, which has paralysed economic activity across the 27 member states. “We have asked the EU for help but it has not, as yet, responded
LIMA (Reuters) – Peru’s hospitals are straining to deal with a rapid rise in the number of COVID-19 infections, with bodies being kept in hallways, masks being repeatedly reused, and protests breaking out amongst medical workers concerned over their safety.
MADRID (Reuters) – The European Union (EU) council should reach an initial consensus on the common financial response to the coronavirus pandemic during its next summit on Thursday, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said. “I expect the European Council tomorrow
Each year many Britons are confounded by the presence of red-coloured dirt on their cars and windows. Hot weather over the past few weeks, including the Easter weekend, brought not only scorching temperatures but also a dumping of dust from
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Global business leaders are preparing for a drawn-out U-shaped recession due to the impact of coronavirus and many fear their companies won’t survive the pandemic, a survey of thousands of chief executives showed on Wednesday. The pandemic
Several officials are accused of conspiring to defraud state funds during the coronavirus pandemic. Two deputy health ministers in Guatemala were fired this week amid revelations of an alleged corruption ring inside the ministry. Rodolfo Galdamez, the technical deputy minister