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NEWS | Published April 22nd 2020, 2:11 pm

To buy or not to buy? - Auction houses slow to respond to Covid-19

In the profession of being ahead of the curve, the contemporary art world’s delay in responding to the Covid-19 pandemic has been something of a surprise.

NEWS | Published April 22nd 2020, 1:45 pm

Government striving to increase PPE supply, health secretary says

Health secretary Matt Hancock has told MPs that the government is working hard to make personal protective equipment [PPE] more readily available to front-line workers.

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, 1:01 pm

Coronavirus update: Test targets focus of PMQs discussion

Foreign secretary Dominic Raab has pledged that the UK will be testing 100,000 people a day within the next eight days.

NEWS | Published April 22nd 2020, 11:11 am

The Muslim Council of Britain provide advice for spending Ramadan in lockdown

The largest umbrella organisation for Muslims in the UK, The Muslim Council of Britain, has published an online guide to help millions observe Ramadan amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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 22nd 2020, 7:07 am

Trump changes tack on immigration ban

After announcing that he will suspend all immigration to the US because of coronavirus this week, President Donald Trump seems to have relaxed his stance by saying he will freeze the applications of foreign nationals seeking green cards which would guarantee them permanent residence in the country.

NEWS | Published April 22nd 2020, 7:00 am

Babble chief executive: “Remote working is more a behavioural change than a technological one”

Babble chief executive Matthew Parker discusses how the Covid-19 pandemic has brought about a fresh outlook on working from home and why it could become the new normal for the business environment.

NEWS | Published April 22nd 2020, 7:00 am

Human trials for Covid-19 vaccine to begin on Thursday, health secretary says

Health secretary Matt Hancock has said that human trials for a coronavirus vaccine, developed by the University of Oxford, will begin on Thursday this week.

NEWS | Published April 21st 2020, 2:02 pm

No more sharks: Damien Hirst responds to Covid-19

In an attempt to position himself as art’s reformed enfant terrible, Damien Hirst has released his response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

NEWS | Published April 21st 2020, 2:02 pm

Prime minister nearing official return to work

Prime minister Boris Johnson is due to speak with US president Donald Trump on Tuesday as he nears his official return to work after overcoming coronavirus.

NEWS | Published April 21st 2020, 11:11 am

Future Life Wealth Management MD discusses what negative US oil prices means for the global economy

During the week that US oil prices plunged into negative numbers for the first time in history in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Future Life Wealth Management managing director Jillian Thomas discusses what this could mean for finances and the global economy.

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 21st 2020, 9:09 am

PPE shortage compounded by British companies shipping equipment abroad

A Telegraph investigation has revealed that millions of pieces of personal protective equipment have been shipped from the UK to Europe despite nationwide shortages.


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