Biden signs 10 executive orders as part of ‘wartime’ Covid plan

President Joe Biden has signed a raft of executive orders to boost the fight against Covid which has ravaged the US. Vaccination will be accelerated and testing increased. ...

Biden signs 10 executive orders to tackle Covid-19

EPA President Joe Biden has signed a raft of executive orders to boost the fight against Covid which has ravaged the US. Vaccination will be accelerated and testing increased. ...

Facebook’s Oversight Board to rule on Trump ban

Getty Images Facebook’s suspension of President Donald Trump’s account is to be reviewed by its new Oversight Board. The company set up the board, which it says ...

Covid: ‘Too early’ to say if lockdown will end in spring – Boris Johnson

It is “too early” to say whether England’s Covid restrictions will be able to end in the spring, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said. Once the four ...

Covid: £800 house party fines to be introduced in England

PA Media Fines of £800 for anyone attending a house party of more than 15 people will be introduced in England from next week, under new Covid measures. These will ...

Biden inauguration leaves QAnon believers in disarray

Getty Images Followers of the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory are split over how to react after Joe Biden’s inauguration confounded their predictions that Donald Trump ...

Tom Hanks hosts star-studded concert for Joe Biden’s inauguration

Getty Images A star-studded concert has marked the beginning of Joseph Biden’s presidency, with performances from Foo Fighters, Katy Perry, Demi Lovato and Bon Jovi. The ...

Howard students’ joy as Kamala Harris makes history

Kamala Harris broke barriers to become America’s first female, first black and first Asian-American vice-president. Students at her alma mater, Howard University, are inspired ...

Covid: ‘Too early’ to judge if lockdown will end in spring – PM

PA Media It is “too early” to say whether England’s Covid restrictions will be able to end in the spring, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said. Once the ...

Covid: How a £20 gadget could save lives

Getty Images One of the mysteries of Covid-19 is why oxygen levels in the blood can drop to dangerously low levels without the patient noticing. It is known as “silent ...