Westpac NZ chief executive David McLean to retire

Westpac New Zealand’s chief executive David McLean is to retire as of June 25. McLean, who made the announcement as the bank revealed a half-year cash profit of $583 million, has been with the bank for 22 years and has

COVID-19: Oxford vaccine chief assures AstraZeneca jab is safe – as more nations suspend use over clotting concerns

The head of the Oxford University vaccine group has assured people the AstraZeneca vaccine does not cause blood clots as a growing number of countries suspend use of the jab. Professor Andrew Pollard, whose team developed the vaccine with AstraZeneca,

Ofqual chief resigns after exams chaos

The head of England’s exams regulator, Sally Collier, has quit after thousands of students’ marks were downgraded for exams they were unable to sit. Ofqual chief Ms Collier has been under fire for a controversial algorithm which changed GCSE and

UN chief: Foreign interference in Libya at 'unprecedented levels'

Guterres told UNSC Libya’s ‘conflict has entered a new phase with foreign interference reaching unprecedented levels’. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned the UN Security Council (UNSC) that the conflict in Libya has entered a new phase “with foreign