People walk past a closed shop during lockdown in Leicester, Britain. File/Reuters
As scientists race to understand the consequences of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, one of the most important questions is whether this new version of the coronavirus can outrun the globally dominant Delta variant. The World Health Organization
The prediction by the World Health Organisation’s Europe office that its 53-country region could face another 700,000 deaths in the coronavirus pandemic by next spring is alarming to say the least. The casualties could therefore top 2 million
There is a new variant on the scene and its name is Omicron. Twenty-one months ago, WHO had declared Covid-19 an epidemic and the entire world moved out of its comfort zone into a paranoid state of uncertainty. And a mask
At the end of their two-day meeting at Petersberg in Germany, the G7 finance ministers issued a communique, which expresses concern over the ever-rising inflation in the developed economies and the efforts to anchor inflation expectations
My lawn spoke to me the other day. At least, I think it did. I was sitting on the porch having my morning coffee when I heard a low moan coming from the ground before me.
Progressives had plenty to smile about after Tuesday’s primary contests. In Oregon, Jamie McLeod-Skinner beat incumbent Democratic Representative Kurt Schrader, who pushed to pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill through the House separately
At the end of four full months of investigation, at an estimated cost of £560,000, and having issued 126 fines, five of which went to just one person, the Metropolitan Police have arrived at a remarkable conclusion. Namely, that a party is only a party