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Covid-19: Australian government appeals to G20 over wildlife wet markets
The Australian government has informed G20 countries that action must be taken on wildlife wet markets that pose a “biosecurity and human health risk” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Ethiopian Airlines chief speaks out over China flights
Ethiopian Airlines boss Tewolde Gebremariam has doubled down on his decision to continue running flights to China during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Trump signs executive order suspending green card applications
US president Donald Trump has signed an executive order suspending the approval of some green card applications for a period of 60-days.
PMQs: Foreign secretary and Labour leader clash over government's Covid-19 response
Speaking at Prime Minister’s Questions, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has sought answers from the government over its response to the Covid-19 pandemic concerning issues such as testing and the shortage of personal protective equipment [PPE] available to front-line workers.
‘Virtual’ Parliament to begin running on Wednesday
The House of Commons will operate as a ‘virtual’ Parliament for the first time on Wednesday, with Prime Minister’s Questions scheduled for midday.
US oil prices drop into negative numbers for the first time
US oil prices have plunged into negative numbers for the first time ever.
PM wary of relaxing lockdown restrictions too quickly
Prime minister Boris Johnson has informed his cabinet colleagues that easing the UK’s lockdown measures too early could bring about a second wave of coronavirus.
Australian PM calls for greater contact-tracing to help curb Covid-19 spread
Australian prime minister Scott Morrison said this week that a “more extensive surveillance regime” must be introduced if the country is to chart a course out of its Covid-19 lockdown.
WHO: Africa vulnerable if Covid-19 epicentre moves there
The World Health Organization has said that Africa could become the next epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic, amid concerns over the continent’s vulnerability to the virus.
Kreston Reeves critiques government support for charities, Locate in Kent reports
Locate in Kent has reported that London based accountancy firm Kreston Reeves has taken issue with the government’s Covid-19 support measures for charities, warning that they do not go far enough.
Trump to pull US funding for WHO over Covid-19 “mismanagement”
US president Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he will stop US funding to the World Health Organization [WHO], accusing it of mismanaging the Covid-19 outbreak and helping cover up the spread of the virus from China.
Sanders endorses Biden for Democratic nomination
Vermont senator Bernie Sanders, who ended his campaign to become the Democratic candidate for the US presidential election last week, has now endorsed his former rival Joe Biden for the nomination.
London Dermatology Centre founder hopes for greater health awareness beyond Covid-19 pandemic
Leadership has rarely come under the microscope as much as in recent times. With the Covid-19 death toll climbing, no end to the UK lockdown yet forthcoming and the prime minister having had to delegate responsibilities after contracting the virus himself, the world needs leaders more than ever. Over the Easter bank holiday, we will be putting leaders under the spotlight to gather their take on challenges they have faced as they have endeavoured to develop the businesses and organisations that have helped keep the UK running.
Prime minister out of intensive care
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved from the intensive care unit at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London and back onto the ward, according to a Downing Street statement released on Thursday evening.
"No change" in PM's condition after third night in intensive care
Culture secretary Oliver Dowden told the BBC on Thursday morning that there had been no change in prime minister Boris Johnson’s condition after a third night in intensive care at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London.