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.
The Omicron variant
US, EU, UK and Canada announce new sanctions on Belarus
Sanctions on Belarusian entities and individuals come amid ongoing pressure campaign on President Alexander Lukashenko.
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.
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.
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The European Union’s infrastructure strategy is seen as a challenge to China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
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.