MASKED LEADERS - IN PICTURES

The issue of wearing a mask to reduce spread of Covid-19 is contentious Which kind of face mask will best protect you against coronavirus?

THE LAST FULL MEASURE REVIEW - HALF-HEARTED SALUTE TO AN AMERICAN HERO

Samuel L Jackson and Peter Fonda add heft to this by-the-numbers story of a Vietnam medic's posthumous appreciation Here's a true story...

 
 
 

LACK OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION WILL HINDER ECONOMIC RECOVERY | HOWARD DAVIES

There has been no consistency to the regulatory changes during the coronavirus crisis The years after the 2007-09 global financial...

RESTORING AN OLD FRYING PAN COMES WITH A CAST-IRON GUARANTEE OF SATISFACTION | ADRIAN CHILES

Restoring an old frying pan may not be everyone's idea of a good time. But the lockdown makes work for idle hands Frantically scanning...

 
 
 

GARMIN FORERUNNER 245 MUSIC REVIEW: A RUNNER'S BEST FRIEND

Practically every running stat, great battery life, offline Spotify and comprehensive health-tracking in a small and light sports watch...

UK URGED TO TIE GREEN RECOVERY FROM COVID-19 CRISIS TO COP26 SUMMIT

Climate experts push Britain, as talks host, to work on ‘zero carbon' route from pandemic The UK government must urgently set out clear...

 
 
 

TRAVEL TROLLEY DEMANDED A £75 ADMIN FEE FOR A REFUND

My flight was cancelled by the airline but the agent still insisted on a credit note I booked flights through Skyscanner.net. The issuing...

THURSDAY BRIEFING: TEST AND TRACE BEGINS

People told to ‘do your duty' while Cummings stays put... Bolsonaro allows wrecking of Brazil's forests... and Covid-19 used to silence...

 
 
 

‘THINGS HAVE TO CHANGE': TOURISM BUSINESSES LOOK TO A GREENER FUTURE

While the pandemic has dealt travel a severe blow, some hope it can be an opportunity to introduce slower, fairer, more sustainable...

WHEN DID MODERN HUMANS FIRST ARRIVE IN EUROPE? - PODCAST

New archaeological discoveries in the Bacho Kiro cave in Bulgaria have revealed that modern humans co-existed with Neanderthals for...

 
 
 

VAST MAJORITY OF NEW ZEALANDERS DON'T WANT TO RETURN TO OFFICE AFTER COVID-19

Study finds 89% of people working from home want to stay there, at least part time, when workplaces reopen Coronavirus - latest updates...

POEMS TO GET US THROUGH: A MUSICAL EXCHANGE WITH GOD

Lachlan Mackinnon evokes the power of music to strengthen faith, in the last of Carol Ann Duffy's comforting picks from her poetry...

 
 
 

GARY BUSEY: “I PASSED AWAY AFTER BRAIN SURGERY. THEN I CAME BACK”

The star of Big Wednesday and Point Break on being the hardest-partying man in Hollywood, the motorbike accident that changed his life...

HOW THE FREE PRESS WORLDWIDE IS UNDER THREAT

From Mexico to Malta, attacks on journalists and publishers have proved deadly to individuals and chilling to broader freedoms. And...

 
 
 

STUDIES ADD TO ALARM OVER DEFORESTATION IN BRAZIL UNDER BOLSONARO

Research published after video shows environment minister calling for deregulation while public distracted by Covid-19 Two studies...

GLOBAL REPORT: TRUMP SILENT ON US DEATH TOLL AS SOUTH KOREA SEES NEW COVID-19 RISE

President rages on Twitter against social media ‘censorship'; Brazil passes 400,000 cases; UN warns of Latin America ‘hunger pandemic'...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS LATEST: AT A GLANCE

A summary of the biggest developments in the global coronavirus outbreak Follow our latest coronavirus blog for live news and updates...

THE CORONAVIRUS INFECTION RATE IS STILL TOO HIGH. THERE WILL BE A SECOND WAVE | DAVID HUNTER

Test and tracing is launching today but, as the lockdown eases, it will need to be massively stepped up to have a significant impact...

 
 
 

CHINESE PARLIAMENT TO VOTE ON HONG KONG SECURITY LAW AS US CONDEMNATION BUILDS

Move would pave the way for anti-sedition laws, which human rights advocates say will threaten the city's freedoms China's legislature...

SOUTH KOREA FACES RETURN TO CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS AFTER SPIKE IN NEW CASES

Some schools hold back from reopening amid biggest rise in cases in 53 days, with authorities struggling to identify transmission routes...

 
 
 



Inside The Bachelor Locky Gilbert's 'chaotic' Zoom dates

Inside The Bachelor Locky Gilbert's 'chaotic' Zoom dates

Filming of The Bachelor was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

A new age of austerity? The search for a solution to the crippling burden of...

A new age of austerity? The search for a solution to the crippling burden of Covid-19

The “invisible mugger” that sprang from a Wuhan wet market, coronavirus has robbed the world not just of its health, but has and will cause economic pain for years to come. The... Read more ...

Clapped out? Health, social care and the need to properly appreciate the...

Clapped out? Health, social care and the need to properly appreciate the urgent need for reform

Expecting the NHS to return to normal will be “difficult” in the first few years of recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, one of Scotland's top doctors has said. The future of... Read more ...

Class war: The battle to save young learners from a ‘catastrophic'...

Class war: The battle to save young learners from a ‘catastrophic' post-Covid legacy

Leading academics have called for a radical shake-up of Scotland's education system to avoid a “catastrophic” legacy for young learners post-lockdown. Some of the country's top... Read more ...

New NHS test and trace system launched TODAY to change lockdown

New NHS test and trace system launched TODAY to change lockdown

THE Government will today launch a huge new system in England to locate people who have come into contact with individuals infected with coronavirus. Read more ...

Court Rejects Lawsuit Claiming Social Media Companies Suppress Conservative...

Court Rejects Lawsuit Claiming Social Media Companies Suppress Conservative Voices

The ruling arrives as President Trump has been accusing Twitter of silencing conservative voices after the social media company decided to fact-check his tweets on mail-in... Read more ...

Four more positive coronavirus tests in the Premier League across three clubs

Four more positive coronavirus tests in the Premier League across three clubs

Extensive testing is going on at Premier League clubs There have been four more positive coronavirus tests in the third round of testing in the Premier League , from a pool of... Read more ...

Protester falls off moving police car in downtown Los Angeles during rally...

Protester falls off moving police car in downtown Los Angeles during rally over George Floyd's death

Around 500 protesters descended on LA in a Black Lives Matter protest after footage emerged Tuesday showing a white cop kneeling on George Floyd's neck moments before he died... Read more ...

Donald Trump to sign executive order on social media companies

Donald Trump to sign executive order on social media companies

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Emily Maitlis row: Has Emily Maitlis been replaced as BBC Newsnight presenter?

Emily Maitlis row: Has Emily Maitlis been replaced as BBC Newsnight presenter?

THE BBC has reprimanded Newsnight host Emily Maitlis for her comments on the Dominic Cummings scandal. Read more ...