More care home residents died of Covid in second wave than first in England and Wales | Coronavirus

More people died with Covid in care homes in England and Wales in the second wave…

Scotland: hugs and indoor visits to be allowed from 17 May | Scotland

Most Scots will be able to hug their loved ones and meet indoors for first time…

Nearly 40% of AstraZeneca investors reject boss’s bonus rise | AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca investors narrowly approved pay package proposals for its chief executive, Pascal Soriot, after nearly 40%voted…

‘We can do this’: McDonald’s to promote vaccine information on coffee cups | McDonald’s

Incentivizing the vaccine-hesitant in America has reached the fast food industry. Burger chain McDonald’s has announced…

NHS Covid lab staff hired via pay scheme with tax scam hallmarks | Tax avoidance

A recruitment firm that hires workers to conduct NHS Covid-19 tests – and is co-owned by…

UK travellers complain of ‘prison-like’ conditions in quarantine hotels | Coronavirus

Travellers staying in quarantine hotels in the UK after returning from “red list” countries have complained…

The 2021 federal budget reveals huge $311bn cost of Covid to Australian economy | Australian budget 2021

The government has committed to spend a total of $311bn to fight Covid-19, including $20bn on…

Queen’s speech: Tories keeping many manifesto pledges, but struggling to fulfil key ones, says thinktank – politics live | Politics

Good morning. Today it’s the Queen’s speech, setting out the government’s legislative agenda for the next…

Victoria Covid hotspots: list of Melbourne coronavirus case locations | Victoria

Victorian authorities have released a list of public exposure sites visited by a confirmed case of…

Morrisons reports surge in fuel and food-to-go sales as Covid restrictions ease | Morrisons

Morrisons has reported a surge in fuel sales and a rebound in food-to-go in recent weeks,…