The big question that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to answer is, when do you know that you are done with COVID-19, the pandemic that has lasted from the end of 2019 through 2020 and into the second half of 2021. He knows that he
A leading scientist has defended the government’s decision to describe the new coronavirus variant as more deadly after others claimed the proof is still vague. There is some evidence that a new coronavirus variant first identified in southeast England
Nobody could have foreseen the issues that would arise during the Covid-19 pandemic, apparently. Matt Hancock in his statement to the Commons this week said the word “unprecedented” three times in one paragraph. It was unprecedented, apparently,
Yes, Matt Hancock has left a shameful legacy and he had to go. But although he was reckless in his private life, he was cautious about public policy. Of course he was a silly, massive hypocrite who put the public support for the struggle against COVID at risk for lust; yet when he’d finished
The Tokyo Olympics which should have been held last year but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic have got off to a magnificent but subdued start in the National Stadium, which was mostly empty but for a thousand and more spectators,
4As the coronavirus pandemic squeezed Colombia, the Romero family was in need of money to pay the mortgage. Mauricio Romero Medina’s $790 a month pension as a retired soldier wasn’t going far. Then came a call offering a solution.
With just months to go before her 16-year leadership of Germany ends, Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday defended her efforts to promote gender equality and curb climate change but expressed regret that some decisions, in hindsight, were made