US strategy to fight the coronavirus includes booster jabs, free home testing and new requirements for travellers.
Newham, in east London, is home to a large ethnic minority community, and has suffered significantly in previous waves.
US-listed Chinese firms must disclose ownership, audits: SEC
The rule advances a process that could lead to more than 200 companies being kicked off US exchanges.
The Omicron variant
Biden urges booster jabs amid concerns over Omicron variant
US president announces plan to increase vaccinations, provide millions of free COVID tests, and tighten travel rules.
Documentary on femicides in Turkey is UK’s Oscars nomination
Dying to Divorce has been chosen as the UK’s entry for the Best International Feature Film category at Academy Awards.
Cuba to update domestic vaccine to battle Omicron
The island has a strong homegrown biotechnology industry and is exporting vaccines to other developing nations.
Tennis stars hail WTA stand against China over Peng Shuai
Top players back tennis body’s move to suspend its tournaments in China as IOC criticised for its handling of the case.
Austrian Chancellor announces he will step down
The chancellor announces resignation less than two months after taking office from his scandal-plagued predecessor Kurz.