Jill Biden as first lady: Joe Biden’s protector is stepping up

WASHINGTON — She’s fended off protesters who made a run at her husband. She’s moved him farther from reporters during the coronavirus pandemic. She’s supported his presidential ambitions again and again — except in 2004, when she deployed a novel

No sign of US, China as global vaccine plan gathers momentum

The COVAX initiative pools resources to ensure poorer nations will have access to any life-saving future vaccine. An initiative to ensure any future vaccine against COVID-19 is fairly shared throughout the world has secured the backing of 156 countries and territories, representing

Greek police fire tear gas as refugees demand to leave Lesbos

Chanting ‘freedom’, the former inhabitants of burned Moria camp protest against plan to be moved to another facility. Greek police have fired tear gas during a protest by refugees and migrants demanding to leave the island of Lesbos after being

Thomas Cook to be revived as online travel firm

The Thomas Cook travel brand is close to being re-launched following the company’s spectacular collapse last year that cost thousands of jobs. However, the new firm will be online-only without the aircraft, hotels and shops of the old business. The