China calls on US to pay its debts…

China on Friday issued a statement calling on all UN member states to "actively fulfill their financial obligations to the United Nations," stressing that Washington owes the organization more than $2 billion. "As of May…

Nearly 1,500 JCB jobs at risk as demand…

Digger maker says 500 agency workers to be laid off and 950 further staff under threat despite extension of Covid-19 furlough schemeDigger maker JCB said up to 950 jobs are at risk after demand for…

Air passenger quarantine plan makes no sense, UK…

Exclusive: Boris Johnson’s coronavirus announcement has no scientific basis, source saysCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe decision to force air passengers into quarantine when they arrive in the UK “doesn’t make sense” at…

Life on the road during coronavirus lockdown –…

Photojournalist Sean Smith travels with long-haul drivers delivering essential goods during the UK lockdownFresh breezes carry the scent of spring meadows across the empty motorways as thousands of truckers keep the nation stocked with food…