Iceland was one of the first countries to open up to holidaymakers post-lockdown – Getty Iceland’s rising infection rate is edging closer to the UK’s quarantine threshold figure, according to new data – while figures in mainland Greece, Denmark and other ‘travel corridor’ destinations continue to climb.  Yesterday, Iceland reported […]

(Bloomberg) — Opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya fled Belarus as police cracked down on protesters across the country for the second night following President Alexander Lukashenko’s claim to landslide election victory in Sunday’s elections. “I thought this campaign had hardened me a lot and given me enough strength to withstand anything. […]

Australian Open organisers say the tournament will go ahead despite the coronavirus disruption An Australian Open tennis player has tested positive for Covid-19 amid controversy over cases tied to the event. At least nine infected people are in quarantine in Melbourne, officials say. The staging of the international event has […]

Pressure is growing on President TrumpDonald TrumpCapitol Police officer dies following riots Donor who gave millions to Hawley urges Senate to censure him for ‘irresponsible’ behavior Kellyanne Conway condemns violence, supports Trump in statement on Capitol riots MORE to leave office before his term ends due to his role in […]

  Concerns have been raised over the issuing of ‘Covid passports’ to allow people to travel, with a UK travel operator saying that it could amount to “coercion”. The Telegraph revealed that Britons who have been inoculated against coronavirus could have their passports stamped to show they have had the […]

Clearly, the Manchester United and England striker can be as tactical outside a stadium as in it. But then Marcus Rashford has been unusually grounded from the start. His campaigning zeal comes from his own experience of childhood privation, when his devout Christian mum Melanie worked 14-hour days, struggling to […]

BEIJING—Chinese officials said Monday that gross domestic product expanded by 4.9% in the third quarter from a year earlier, putting China’s economy back toward its pre-coronavirus trajectory half a year after the pandemic gutted its economy. The 4.9% growth figure for the third quarter fell short of expectations but brings […]