The Latest: British PM still in charge despite hospital stay

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — United Nations chief calls for “peace at home” during pandemic. — Britain’s prime minister […]

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The Latest: British PM still in charge despite hospital stay

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — United Nations chief calls for “peace at home” during pandemic. — Britain’s prime minister […]

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Boris Johnson has received oxygen treatment after being admitted to hospital for ‘persistent symptoms of coronavirus’

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will remain in hospital “as long as necessary” on Monday after being admitted on Sunday for “persistent symptoms of coronavirus.” Johnson tested positive for the coronavirus 10 days ago and continues to experience a high temperature. The prime minister was treated with oxygen after arriving at St Thomas’ Hospital in […]

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UN chief warns of violence at home, Japan nears emergency

With more than 1.2 million people infected with the new coronavirus, the U.N. chief appealed for “peace at home” — all homes — out of concern that domestic violence was rising as the social and financial toll of the pandemic deepened. U..S. officials warned of sad developments to come in the worst-hit country, where medical […]

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UN chief warns of violence at home, Japan nears emergency

With more than 1.2 million people infected with the new coronavirus, the U.N. chief appealed for “peace at home” — all homes — out of concern that domestic violence was rising as the social and financial toll of the pandemic deepened. U..S. officials warned of sad developments to come in the worst-hit country, where medical […]

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Dear Abby: His wife doesn’t know the other woman is living in their cabin

DEAR ABBY: My 53-year-old brother had an affair eight years ago. He and his wife have four children. When he told his wife about it, they started sleeping in separate bedrooms. She stays with him for the kids’ sake and for financial reasons. Jeanne Phillips The other woman, “Rachael,” recently contacted him saying she has […]

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Dear Abby: His wife doesn’t know the other woman is living in their cabin

DEAR ABBY: My 53-year-old brother had an affair eight years ago. He and his wife have four children. When he told his wife about it, they started sleeping in separate bedrooms. She stays with him for the kids’ sake and for financial reasons. Jeanne Phillips  The other woman, “Rachael,” recently contacted him saying she has […]

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We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck that London fintech Yapily used to raise $13 million in funding from Lakestar despite coronavirus

London-based fintech Yapily has raised $13 million from Lakestar to help the company continue its personnel and geographic growth. The company sells its open banking API into Fortune 500 companies as well as high growth fintech companies in the UK like GoCardless. “Doing a funding round in normal situation is stressful and challenging but at […]

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Check out the pitch deck that London fintech Yapily used to raise $13 million in funding from Lakestar despite coronavirus

London-based fintech Yapily has raised $13 million from Lakestar to help the company continue its personnel and geographic growth. The company sells its open banking API into Fortune 500 companies as well as high growth fintech companies in the UK like GoCardless. “Doing a funding round in normal situation is stressful and challenging but at […]

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Check out the pitch deck that London fintech Yapily used to raise $13 million in funding from Lakestar despite coronavirus

London-based fintech Yapily has raised $13 million from Lakestar to help the company continue its personnel and geographic growth. The company sells its open banking API into Fortune 500 companies as well as high growth fintech companies in the UK like GoCardless. “Doing a funding round in normal situation is stressful and challenging but at […]

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Who is Dominic Raab? What we know about Boris Johnson’s ‘designated survivor’ as prime minister

Boris Johnson has been hospitalised after experiencing “persistent symptoms” of the coronavirus. As First Secretary of State, Raab will deputise for the prime minister while Johnson is in hospital Raab is a controversial figure both inside and outside the UK government. The news that Raab would deputise for Johnson was received like “a cup of […]

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Kyle Walker: sex party could cost Man City star £250,000

Description  Manchester City defender Kyle Walker Credits  Stu Forster/Getty Images Alt Text  Manchester City defender Kyle Walker City will conduct an internal disciplinary procedure into defender’s actions One-Minute Read Monday, April 6, 2020 – 8:42am In the war of words that has broken out in English football one thing is for certain: the players are […]

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Polish govt divided over holding mail-in presidential vote

Poland’s government is divided and reportedly struggling for its survival over whether to hold a mail-in presidential election in May during the coronavirus pandemic. The parliament on Monday is expected to vote on a proposal put forward by ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski to hold the May 10 election by postal vote. But one faction […]

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Polish govt divided over holding mail-in presidential vote

Poland’s government is divided and reportedly struggling for its survival over whether to hold a mail-in presidential election in May during the coronavirus pandemic. The parliament on Monday is expected to vote on a proposal put forward by ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski to hold the May 10 election by postal vote. But one faction […]

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Coronavirus: are governments really listening to ‘the science’?

Description  Health Secretary Matt Hancock attends the opening of the NHS Nightingale Hospital at ExCel London Credits  Leon Neal/Getty Images Alt Text  Matt Hancock Scientific knowledge is often irrelevant to policy making, argues Nottingham professor In Depth Monday, April 6, 2020 – 8:27am Reiner Grundmann, Professor of Science and Technology Studies at the University of […]

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Today’s back pages: Liverpool slammed for furlough move as football’s civil war rages on

Description  The Shankly gates outside Liverpool’s Anfield stadium  Credits  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Alt Text  The Shankly gates outside Liverpool’s Anfield stadium A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 6 April One-Minute Read Monday, April 6, 2020 – 7:54am Civil war rages on One story dominates the back pages and that is the […]

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Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for the coronavirus. Here’s what happens if he becomes too ill to remain prime minister

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital, ten days after testing positive for COVID-19 after experiencing “persistent symptoms of coronavirus.” Johnson continues to exhibit a high temperature and will undergo tests in hospital, Downing Street indicated. Aides have reportedly become “increasingly worried” about his health in recent days. The UK Foreign Secretary […]

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