UK’s coronavirus pandemic response was SIXTY-SIXTH place in the world and worse than Italy’s, Ireland’s and Sweden, Australian think tank claims

Ms Leng said: ‘In general, countries with smaller populations, cohesive societies and capable institutions have a comparative advantage in dealing with a global crisis such as a pandemic.’

The Medium review: A horror game stuck between two worlds

The game’s main hook is its dual reality gameplay, which is similarly half-baked. At certain points, the game breaks into a split-screen where players are controlling Marianne in the living and the dead worlds at the same time. It’s a mind-bending spectacle, but one that never quite takes full advantage of its potential. Gameplay consists […]

The Masters: Gerwyn Price and Gary Anderson could meet in a repeat of World Championship final

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Toyota beats Volkswagen to become World’s No.1 car seller in 2020

Toyota Motor Corp overtook Germany’s Volkswagen in vehicle sales last year, regaining pole position as the world’s top selling automaker for the first time in five years as the pandemic demand slump hit its German rival harder.Toyota said on Thursday its group-wide global sales fell 11.3% to 9.528 million vehicles in 2020. That compared with […]

The saddest of anniversaries: 76 years after Auschwitz was liberated, thousands around the world mark the day in private as Covid-19 prevents the usual large ceremonies

Merkel and German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier were present at a special session of parliament in Berlin this morning where lawmakers were due to hear from a survivor who later became president of Germany’s top Jewish organisation.   

Covid cases in England ‘must fall faster to ease NHS pressure’

“We are definitely heartened that we are now seeing what looks like a decline in the last week of our survey,” said Paul Elliott, professor of epidemiology and public health medicine at Imperial. “But we really need to get prevalence down more quickly because the pressure on the NHS is very extreme right now.”

Vietnam appreciates UN Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia’s operations

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam welcomes positive political, security & socio-economic progress in Central Asia despite COVID-19 challenges and hopes the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) will maintain its effective activities in the region, according to Ambassador Pham Hai Anh, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. at the Vietnamese mission to the UN. Addressing […]

HBO Max: What to know about the app streaming movies like The Little Things

New DC titles. A Green Lantern series that producer Greg Berlanti (a young-adult TV guru behind Riverdale and Arrow) says will travel to space and “promises to be our biggest DC show ever made.” Strange Adventures, a one-hour drama anthology series also produced by Berlanti that explores the intersecting lives of mortals and superhumans. DC […]

Dismay at NHS England plan to slow north-west’s Covid vaccine supply

Ollie Hart, a GP and director of a primary care network in Sheffield, said his area’s GPs were vaccinating 700 people a day on average – meaning they were on track to inoculate all over-50s in about a month, way ahead of schedule – before their supply “fell off a cliff” in the past week.

IPL 2021: These 5 released cricketers can get big bids in the auction

4. K Gowtham Gowtham is an asset in T20s – a powerful hitter down the order and a more than useful spinner. But he played just 2 matches for Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2020. But that lukewarm effort notwithstanding, Gowtham could land a good deal with one of the teams because of his ability […]