Across the world’s poorest counties, it is predicted that at least 90 per cent of people in 67 low-income countries won’t get vaccinated this year.
Posts Tagged: Britain
Profile: George Galloway, who “is going to vote for Beelzebub, I’m going to vote for a Scottish Tory”
This old-style socialist turns out to be much more of a small-c conservative than his many critics are willing to admit.
Macron and others played politics with AstraZeneca. The consequences for many EU citizens are fatal.
Some leaders realise the seriousness of the problem. Merkel’s spokesman has pleaded with Germans to take the “safe and highly effective” jab.
Now more than ever, a coherent, holistic strategy is required that will unite and enhance our capabilities to advance Britain’s position in the world.
In his new history, Stephen Wall describes the unbridgeable divide on Europe into which any Prime Minister is in danger of tumbling.
Alberto Costa: There are too many barriers to Britishness. Post-Brexit, it’s time for a more welcoming citizenship policy.
A positive agenda would encourage those whom we are now seeking to attract to take that extra step.
Liz Truss: The naysayers doubted the speed of the UK’s deal with Japan. But it’s here – and takes us closer to more.
This agreement paves the way for what could be the most exciting step yet for Global Britain’s independent trading story.
A magisterial survey of conservatism since the French Revolution brings home how various it is, and how impossible to reduce to an ideology.
Our tradition has never been the pomp and exuberance of Bastille Day or the Fourth of July. But we must do more to bring this country together.
Dean Russell: As a volunteer in my local hospital, I’ve seen at first hand the damage done to NHS staff morale by fearmongering
If staff hear a constant flow of worst-case scenarios presented as the norm, it understandably affects their anxiety levels.
Ed West: So far, 2020 has proved my most pessimistic expectations to be horribly true. How very satisfying.
There’s nothing better than being proven right, even if it’s to confirm your original prediction of doom-laden misery.
Daniel Hannan: Sweden settled in for the long haul, and now doesn’t need to worry about a second surge
Having correctly judged that there would be no immediate vaccine, it opted for a sustainable response.
Sunder Katwala: Gandhi does not quite fit the bill of recognising ethnic minority Britons on our currency
He may have been one of the greatest figures to shape the 20th century, but a simplistic deification risks losing the complexity of the man.
Local lockdowns are dispiriting – but there are reasons to be hopeful about the battle against Coronavirus
The detection of spikes is, paradoxically, a consequence of the country’s improved testing regime.
A limited suspension is one thing, lasting change would be another. And so often, nothing is so permanent as the temporary.