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Daily Covid infections in UK less than half recorded two weeks ago
UK detects 76,807 new cases in the past 24 hours, suggesting Omicron wave has spiked
Withholding vaccine safety data ‘morally indefensible,’ medical journal says
The British Medical Journal criticized Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers for ‘reaping vast profits’ without proper independent scrutiny
Adele shares grief with fans by video call over postponed Vegas shows
Singer extends apologies and tears by FaceTime and social media after Covid delays to her residency dates
World Bank rips Microsoft purchase of Activision Blizzard in social justice rant
The money should be used to address the flow of refugees and malnutrition instead, the global financial body said
Unvaccinated seniors 49 times more likely to be hospitalized than those with boosters – CDC
Figures show benefit of Covid vaccines and boosters to reduce hospital risk as agency says: ‘Get vaccinated as soon as possible’
Will oil reach $100 a barrel? And how will it affect you?
Oil is a red-hot commodity right now, and a slew of factors are converging that could send prices even higher.
Ireland to drop almost all COVID restrictions
Majority of measures that have been in place for almost two years will be lifted on Saturday, prime minister says.
Davos Forum To Be Held In Person From May 22 Till May 26
The annual gathering of the world's political, economic, and business elite traditionally takes place in January against the idyllic snowy backdrop of the Swiss ski resort of Davos.
Passenger Defies Mask Rule, US Flight Turns Back Mid-Air
"American Airlines flight 38 with service from Miami to London returned to MIA due to a disruptive customer refusing to comply with the federal mask requirement," the airline said.
Toyota Land Cruiser customers in Japan face four-year wait
Motor industry giant Toyota has warned customers in Japan that they will have to wait for up to four years to take delivery of its new Land Cruiser SUV.
JPMorgan, Barclays join bank rush to reopen offices in England
JPMorgan (JPM.N), Barclays (BARC.L) and Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) have told staff they can return to the office in England, joining a growing number of banks reopening their buildings after COVID-19 restrictions were eased this week.
‘My show ain’t ready’: Adele postpones Las Vegas residency
Singer announces she is rescheduling Weekends with Adele show as half her crew infected with Covid
Djokovic-backed ‘biotech’ firm’s approach likened to homeopathy
Exclusive: QuantBioRes says it designs treatments for viral diseases based on electromagnetic frequency
Keynes warned the world against using economic sanctions. His alternative is worth considering
In 1924, the economist argued that aiding our allies is more effective than sanctioning our foes. That lesson should be heeded today
The best way to stay safe from Covid in England? Don't ditch the mask
Boris Johnson’s easing of restrictions is in stark contrast to what other countries are doing to control Omicron
By 2050, a quarter of the world’s people will be African – this will shape our future
Africa’s unprecedented population growth will impact geopolitics, global trade, migration and almost every aspect of life. It’s time for a reimagining of the continent
Iran’s Raisi says Moscow visit ‘turning point’ in bilateral ties
Iranian president talks of the need to make improvements in bilateral ties as he is scheduled to hold talks with the Russian president.
The pandemic is birthing billionaires and killing the poor
The past two years have unleashed unprecedented economic violence.
Sweden scraps demand for negative COVID test to enter country
Travelers to Sweden will no longer be required to show a negative COVID test before entering the country, the government said on Tuesday.
Health department warning over vaccine mandate for NHS staff in England
Exclusive: Leaked document says data on jabs’ effectiveness against Omicron weakens case for compulsory vaccination
Cyber Attacks Surge Amid Covid-driven Digitalisation: World Economic Forum Study
The World Economic Forum study said that each successful cyber breach cost a company USD 3.6 million (nearly ₹ 27 crore) last year
Tonga tsunami sparks 'unprecedented disaster', government says
Tonga says it has been hit by an "unprecedented disaster" in the government's first update since a volcanic eruption triggered a tsunami.
Winter Olympics: Athletes advised to use burner phones in Beijing
The Beijing Winter Olympics app that all Games attendees must use contains security weaknesses that leave users exposed to data breaches, analysts say.
EU regulator says mRNA shots safe during pregnancy
The EMA said there was no evidence of a higher risk of complications
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