Earlier this week, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain to "move on" from the controversy surrounding his chief advisor Dominic Cummings, who has been facing criticism for breaching the government's own coronavirus lockdown regulations.
The former senior royals have recently moved to Los Angeles following a departure from their official duties in late March. They are now determined to live a “financially independent” life, but it’s not clear so far how the couple will finance their extensive security needs.
On 6 May Facebook revealed the first 20 members of its Oversight Board, an independent body entrusted with the final say over certain content moderation decisions for the world’s largest social media platform, the creation of which was announced in November 2018, to avoid accusations of bias over removing content deemed problematic
Los Angeles-style riots engulfed Minneapolis this week after the death of an unarmed black man in police custody. The four police officers involved in the detention have been fired, but the man's family and the city mayor have called for charges to be brought against the officer who kneeled on the man's neck before he lost consciousness.
The government announced that stricter lockdowns could be imposed in some regions of the country in the coming months to tackle regional flare-ups of the coronavirus, with the National Health Service’s test, track and trace system set to expand beginning June 1.
The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 355,000, over 5.69 million cases of infection have been detected, and over 2.35 million of those patients have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
Three major airlines have announced plans to slash 30 percent of its workers over fears that post-COVID-19 recovery efforts may take longer than expected, it was reported this week. The news follows profit warnings issued from two key British carriers in April, who plan to cut up to 15,000 jobs.