U.K. lockdowns: Wales and Manchester head towards tougher restrictions

About six million people in the United Kingdom face tougher COVID-19 lockdowns in coming days as Wales and Manchester, the country’s third largest city, mull additional restrictions as the novel … Read More

New coronavirus restrictions ‘set to hit England on Monday’ as Covid-19 cases surge

Pubs and restaurants in swathes of the north of England could face restrictions within days in a scramble to stem an alarming rise in coronavirus cases, after Nicola Sturgeon announced … Read More

India’s economy set to contract 9.6%, says World Bank in 2020-21, sharper than June forecast of 3.2%

The World Bank on Wednesday said the Indian economy was projected to contract by 9.6% in fiscal year 2020-21 because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and it was in a far … Read More