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Trump attacks journalists for asking ‘snarky’ questions on coronavirus testing in US

Trump attacks journalists for asking ‘snarky’ questions on coronavirus testing in US

[Jim Acosta] Yesterday you said that you would be extending the guidelines through the end of April and that you’d be giving the specifics tomorrow. Do you expect that the guidelines will just carry on? The guidelines that have been… Continue Reading

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‘It’s not a holiday’: police disperse sunbathers in London during coronavirus lockdown

‘It’s not a holiday’: police disperse sunbathers in London during coronavirus lockdown

Guys, you can’t smell the green. Can you all go home? Can you all go home please? It’s not a holiday. It’s a lockdown which means you don’t just come here and sunbathe. Can you please just leave? The government… Continue Reading

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Coronavirus: UK schools to close indefinitely, says Boris Johnson

Coronavirus: UK schools to close indefinitely, says Boris Johnson

I can announce today, and Gavin Williamson is making a statement now in the House of Commons that after schools shut their gates from Friday afternoon, they will remain closed for most pupils, for the vast majority of pupils, until… Continue Reading

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‘Not racist at all’: Donald Trump defends calling coronavirus the ‘Chinese virus’

Why do you keep calling this the ‘Chinese virus’? There are reports of dozens of incidents of bias against Chinese-Americans in this country. You’re own aid, secretary Azar says he does not use this term because ethnicity does not cause… Continue Reading

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Congresswoman Katie Porter secures free coronavirus testing for all Americans

Congresswoman Katie Porter secures free coronavirus testing for all Americans

OK, a CBC typically costs about $36. What about the out of pocket costs for a complete metabolic panel? – Ma’am, I’d have to pass on that as well. You have any idea? You want to take a ball park?… Continue Reading

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Coronavirus: Trump declares national emergency but denies responsibility for any failings

Coronavirus: Trump declares national emergency but denies responsibility for any failings

To unleash the full power of the federal government in this effort today, I am officially declaring a national emergency. Two very big words. The action I am taking will open up access to up to 50 billion dollars of… Continue Reading

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Trump’s changing reactions to coronavirus: from calm to closing borders

Trump’s changing reactions to coronavirus: from calm to closing borders

Looks like by April, you know, in theory, when it gets a little warmer, it miraculously goes away. I hope that’s true. We only have 11 cases and they’re all getting better. I don’t think it’s inevitable. It probably will.… Continue Reading

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Budget 2020: Rishi Sunak lays out UK coronavirus response

Budget 2020: Rishi Sunak lays out UK coronavirus response

I know how worried people are. Worried about their health, the health of their loved ones, their jobs, their income, their businesses, their financial security. For a period it’s going to be tough but I’m confident that our economic performance… Continue Reading

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Ireland: “The world needs to get more Irish”

Ireland: “The world needs to get more Irish”
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Jacinda Ardern blasts Scott Morrison over Australia’s deportation policy

Jacinda Ardern blasts Scott Morrison over Australia’s deportation policy

Friendships aren’t just reaffirmed in times of tragedy, they must stand up to the test of politics, too. And in the face of politics, the New Zealand and Australia relationship is being tested. We appreciate that many Kiwis have taken… Continue Reading