Coronavirus

Covid-19 News In Brief

Overtaken by events? Here is a compendium of our coronavirus News Bites during the past two months. Oxford/AZ vaccine to undergo new global trial The…


As Covid spreads Covid wars intensify

Governments that acted decisively earlier in the pandemic are hesitating now, writes Geoff Kitney. The freedom warriors and the business owners are becoming increasingly assertive…


Coronavirus: an Antipodean approach

Throughout Europe governments are reluctantly tightening restrictions that limit the freedom of their citizens. What can they learn from their Antipodean cousins? Europe has already…




UK breakup: Apocalypse soon?

The doomsters are having a field day in the troubled United Kingdom. They foresee a conjunction of seismic events, if not now, then shortly. Murray…


The two phases of the coronavirus

July 17 marked the 200th day of counting the number of infections and deaths arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, writes Dr John Egan. This count…




Covid-19: Big business fights back

There are powerful forces with deeply vested interests in ensuring that the world that existed before the pandemic is the world that emerges after it,…