‘Idiot’ Kiwi health minister breaks lockdown, keeps job

‘Idiot’ Kiwi health minister breaks lockdown, keeps job

WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s health minister described himself as “an idiot” on Tuesday (Apr 7) for breaking lockdown restrictions, but kept his job coordinating the South Pacific nation’s COVID-19 response. Health Minister David Clark said he offered his resignation to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern after revealing he took a 20km drive to the beach with his […]
Spain to widen coronavirus tests as hopes rise for easing lockdown

Spain to widen coronavirus tests as hopes rise for easing lockdown

MADRID: Spain said on Monday (Apr 6) that it plans to widen coronavirus testing to include people without symptoms as a first step towards slowly easing a lockdown in the nation with the second-highest death toll from the global pandemic. As with worst-hit Italy,...
UK police chided for overzealous response to COVID-19 lockdown

UK police chided for overzealous response to COVID-19 lockdown

LONDON: From questioning dog-walkers to flying drones to spotting people defying self-isolation guidelines, police measures to control the spread of the coronavirus have upset some Britons living under a nationwide lockdown. Some feel the police actions are...