Rhys Taylor-Brown

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NEWS | Published April 26th 2020, 8:00 am

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.

NEWS | Published April 26th 2020, 7:00 am

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.

NEWS | Published April 23rd 2020, 8:08 am

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.

NEWS | Published April 22nd 2020, 1:01 pm

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.

NEWS | Published April 22nd 2020, 8:08 am

‘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.

NEWS | Published April 21st 2020, 9:09 am

US oil prices drop into negative numbers for the first time

US oil prices have plunged into negative numbers for the first time ever.

NEWS | Published April 20th 2020, 9:00 am

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.

NEWS | Published April 19th 2020, 12:12 am

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.

NEWS | Published April 18th 2020, 1:00 am

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.

NEWS | Published April 17th 2020, 8:00 am

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.

NEWS | Published April 15th 2020, 8:08 am

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.

NEWS | Published April 14th 2020, 7:07 am

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.

NEWS | Published April 12th 2020, 6:06 am

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.

NEWS | Published April 9th 2020, 6:30 pm

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.

NEWS | Published April 9th 2020, 8:30 am

"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.

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