Military and personnel from the National Swedish Board of Health and Welfare dismantle a field hospital in Helsingborg, Sweden. File/Associated Press
In the midst of a national emergency, we are mired in a staggering absence of scrutiny. As the UK’s horrifying death toll from COVID-19 exceeds 10,000, politicians and even some journalists now say questions must be asked of the government’s handling of the crisis, but only once it is all over.
A raft of EU nations reopened their borders to fellow Europeans on Monday after months of coronavirus curbs, but China was battling a new outbreak that has stoked fears of a second wave.
Europe’s leanest summer tourist season in recent history is drawing to a close, six months after the coronavirus pandemic hit the continent.
Perhaps no other celestial body has caught our fancy as much as the moon. As kids we all must be very familiar with the nursery rhyme “Hey, diddle, diddle, The cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon…”
I’ve always been surprised by how developed nations like America and Britain still have the level of poverty that’s usually seen in developing countries like the subcontinent and Africa. For decades we’ve seen horrific pictures
A long line of voters stretches out from the main election office and into the car park here in Marietta, just north of Atlanta. At its current length, it will take around two hours for the people at the back to cast their ballots.