Coronavirus: Aberdeen family get green light to end Nepal Lockdown

Image copyright Smith family Image caption The family are next heading for the Everest Base Camp A family from Aberdeen have been told they can continue their round-the-world trip after having to spend three months in lockdown in a remote town in Nepal. Kris and Julie Smith and their two children – nine-year-old Erihn and […]

Eugenie thanks NHS staff for saving father-in-law’s life after Covid-19 battle

Princess Eugenie has thanked NHS staff for saving her father-in-law’s life after he was in intensive care with coronavirus. Eugenie and husband Jack Brooksbank were warned to “prepare for the worst” when Jack’s father George Brooksbank was put on a ventilator for five weeks. But the 71-year-old recovered from the life-threatening battle with the virus, […]

Donald Trump: Crowds gather for Tulsa rally despite coronavirus fears

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Trump campaign said it had received more than a million ticket requests for the rally Long queues have formed outside an arena where President Donald Trump will hold his first rally since March, when the US coronavirus lockdown began. There are concerns the event at Tulsa’s 19,000-seat Bank […]

Five key priorities to accelerate post-crisis transformation for banking and capital markets: PwC

Looking to the future As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, the strategic focus within banking and capital markets (BCM) is pivoting towards how to succeed in the post-crisis world. The road ahead is challenging, but these circumstances also present a unique opportunity to accelerate transformation, boost growth and reassert the value of BCM organisations within […]

Coronavirus: Spain to allow UK tourists without quarantine

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionArancha González Laya: “British visitors can arrive freely and without the need for quarantine” UK tourists will be able to visit Spain without having to quarantine on arrival from Sunday, Spanish officials say. Spain’s foreign affairs minister has told the BBC that British citizens will be allowed […]

Health director’s message over high Covid-19 numbers in Nuneaton and Bedworth

The director of public health for Warwickshire has taken to YouTube to reassure Nuneaton and Bedworth residents over Covid-19 numbers. George Eliot Hospital bosses revealed this week an investigation was taking place into ‘significant and consistent’ numbers of patients being treated for the virus at the hospital. Numbers of those presenting with the illness have […]

Coronavirus: Zimbabwe health minister in court on corruption charges

Image copyright EPA Image caption Zimbabwe’s lockdown was eased in May Zimbabwe’s health minister has been granted bail after appearing in court. Obadiah Moyo was arrested on Friday after the government came under pressure from the opposition and on social media over a scandal surrounding the procurement of coronavirus tests and equipment. He faces corruption […]