AJ Impact

GSK aims for 1 billion doses of booster for coronavirus vaccine

The adjuvant could be a critical ingredient in at least seven experimental vaccines against the new coronavirus.

GSK aims for 1 billion doses of booster for coronavirus vaccine

Europe

UK's elderly struggle with COVID-19 isolation

Charities are now reporting increased cases of confusion and loneliness.

Turkey

Turkey, Greece spat over border policy and treatment of refugees

Turkey's foreign ministry says Greece is misleading public opinion by manipulating facts.

Turkey, Greece spat over border policy and treatment of refugees

United Kingdom

'Nothing but soundbites': UK PM Boris Johnson left isolated

There is an urgent need to rebuild trust in leadership, say experts, after multiple failures in UK government strategy.

'Nothing but soundbites': UK PM Boris Johnson left isolated

Coronavirus pandemic

US coronavirus death toll surpasses 100,000: Live updates

The grim milestone comes as US states and cities continue to loosen restrictions and reopen.

US coronavirus death toll surpasses 100,000: Live updates

Belgium

Belgium, France arrest dozens over UK migrant truck deaths

Police in Brussels and Paris arrest 26 suspects over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants in a truck last year.

Belgium, France arrest dozens over UK migrant truck deaths

Rwanda

French court rejects request to release Rwandan genocide suspect

Felicien Kabuga, arrested in Paris on May 16, told a court he did not 'kill any Tutsis' but was 'working' with them.

French court rejects request to release Rwandan genocide suspect

AJ Impact

European Union unveils $824bn coronavirus recovery plan

Package seeks to avoid a further splintering of economic growth and wealth levels among EU's 27 member states.

European Union unveils $824bn coronavirus recovery plan

Europe

Rwanda genocide: French court to decide on handing suspect to UN

Wanted for genocide. A decision is due in France on where a top suspect in the Rwandan genocide should be tried.

Coronavirus pandemic

Spain begins 10-day mourning period for coronavirus victims

Flags across nation to be lowered to half-mast until June 5 to honour more than 27,000 lives lost so far to COVID-19.

Spain begins 10-day mourning period for coronavirus victims

Coronavirus pandemic

Brazil deaths may surpass 125,000 by August: Coronavirus updates

As daily death rate climbs to the highest in the world, new study warns total toll could surge five-fold by early August

Brazil deaths may surpass 125,000 by August: Coronavirus updates

Brexit

Brexit changed immigrant perceptions for the better: Study

A new study reports anti-immigrant sentiment softened among both Leave and Remain camps after the 2016 referendum.

Brexit changed immigrant perceptions for the better: Study

Europe

Hungary gov't says PM's power to rule by decree to end on June 20

A coronavirus defence bill adopted in March let right-wing nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban rule by decree.

Hungary gov't says PM's power to rule by decree to end on June 20

AJ Impact

Food for thought: Can a French ruling save restaurants?

AXA insurer said it would meet the bulk of business interruption claims for some restaurant owners in France.

French restaurant ruling forces insurers to pay coronavirus tab

Media

UK regulator censures China's CGTN for Hong Kong coverage

British media regulator Ofcom says it was 'minded' to sanction the Chinese channel after hearing its defence.

UK regulator censures China's CGTN for Hong Kong coverage