Middle east

Saudi, Russia rift widens

2 days ago   |   Energy Voice

US President Donald Trump's call for a 10 million barrel per day - or even 15mn bpd - cut drove up oil prices last week but weak demand continues to run the show, with little...
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Rogue Warfare: Death Of A Nation - Jennie Kermode - 15955

2 days ago   |   Eye For Film

If you ask soldiers what it's actually like to fight in wars in the Middle East, they'll tell you two things: that for long periods of time, very little happens; and that often...
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Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson in hospital as Trump again touts hydroxychloroquine

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

US orders 29m doses of malaria drug; Pakistan quarantines tens of thousands of worshippers; Bronx Zoo tiger tests positive; Follow the latest updates. Latest developments: at a...
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The Observer view on coronavirus, a tragedy for poorer nations

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

If Europe, the US and China are struggling to contain it, what chance for millions of people in less developed countries? It is a terrible thing to see a disaster in the making...
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Glamorous 20s crimebuster Miss Fisher is heading for Blighty 

Glamorous 20s crimebuster Miss Fisher is heading for Blighty 

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

A new featurelength set to air on Good Friday, stars Game of Thrones' Essie Davis as Miss Phryne Fisher. The heroine swings between the Middle East and England, as she battles...
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UK doctors' coronavirus deaths highlight crucial role of BAME medics

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Tributes point to fact that first four to die were all from minority ethnic backgrounds Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage As tributes were paid to...
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Potential coronavirus vaccine shows hope in mouse study

Potential coronavirus vaccine shows hope in mouse study

5 days ago   |   Metro

A researcher at the University of Pittsburgh works on a COVID-19 vaccine candidate Initial tests in mice of a potential COVID-19 vaccine delivered via a fingertip-sized patch...
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Masks, meals and Skype: self-isolating in Sicily - a photo essay

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

World Press Photo-winning Italian journalist Alessio Mamo talks about his experience of living in isolation in Sicily with his partner Marta, who tested positive for...
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Iran denies Trump claim that it is planning Iraq attacks

Iran denies Trump claim that it is planning Iraq attacks

5 days ago   |   The Week

Description Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif Credits Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images Alt Text Javad Zarif Tehran says it ‘starts no wars, but teaches lessons to...
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Coronavirus live news: WHO sees 'worrying spike' in Middle East as global cases pass one million

5 days ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Donald Trump tests negative; 6.7m more Americans sign up for unemployment benefits; UK vows to test 100,000/day by end April. Follow the latest updates Latest developments: at...
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Lorry driver admits manslaughter of 39 people found dead in refrigerated truck

Lorry driver admits manslaughter of 39 people found dead in refrigerated truck

Maurice Robinson, 25, admitted the charges at the Old Bailey this afternoon. Read more ...

Italy sees its lowest rate of new coronavirus deaths so far as fatalities...

Italy sees its lowest rate of new coronavirus deaths so far as fatalities rise 3.2% to 17,669

Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy rose by 542 on Wednesday, a lower tally than the 604 the day before, but the number of new cases pushed higher to 3,836 compared with... Read more ...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson 'improving' and now 'sitting up in bed' in hospital

Prime Minister Boris Johnson 'improving' and now 'sitting up in bed' in hospital

Boris Johnson, 55, remains in intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital in London but Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the Prime Minister is sitting up in bed and speaking to medics Read more ...

Steve Carell's new workplace comedy Space Force adds Lisa Kudrow to...

Steve Carell's new workplace comedy Space Force adds Lisa Kudrow to star-studded cast

Kudrow, 56, plays Maggie Naird, wife of Carell's Mark R. Naird, the man tapped to lead the US Government's newly-formed 'Space Force'. Read more ...

Coronavirus: Mourinho admits he was wrong to hold training session - but...

Coronavirus: Mourinho admits he was wrong to hold training session - but fails to apologise

Jose Mourinho has admitted he was wrong to hold a one-on-one training session with a player in a public park despite official restrictions designed to stop the spread of... Read more ...

Boris Johnson 'clinically stable' and responding to treatment in intensive care

Boris Johnson 'clinically stable' and responding to treatment in intensive care

The coronavirus-hit Prime Minister is receiving 'standard oxygen treatment and breathing without any other assistance' at St Thomas' Hospital in London, a noon update said Read more ...

Bernie Sanders drops out of the 2020 presidential race

Bernie Sanders drops out of the 2020 presidential race

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race, his campaign announced in an email to supporters on Wednesday. Sanders built his campaign on... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Manchester United star Juan Mata calls on players to join...

Coronavirus: Manchester United star Juan Mata calls on players to join forces in fight crisis

Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has urged footballers across the world to unite in the fight against coronavirus. Read more ...

Bernie Sanders ends bid to be president after being hammered by Joe Biden

Bernie Sanders ends bid to be president after being hammered by Joe Biden

Bernie Sanders has dropped out of race to be the Democratic presidential nominee, clearing the path for Joe Biden to oppose Donald Trump in the upcoming election. Bernie... Read more ...

Donald Trump says the 'horror' of coronavirus must be FORGOTTEN

Donald Trump says the 'horror' of coronavirus must be FORGOTTEN

President Donald Trump said the coronavirus outbreak must be 'quickly forgotten,' other than by those who lose a friend or relative, on a day when US deaths due to the virus... Read more ...