Almost a third of younger adults are still unvaccinated despite all over-18s being offered a first dose vaccine appointment by the end of Sunday. Health Secretary Humza Yousaf said some had re-arranged appointments and would receive the jab shortl..
Friends in masks catch up, traders call out and ladies in tunics hand out samples of their cooking with a smile. It's market day in Pontypool. This once prosperous town, like so many across Wales, is looking to make a fresh start after the pan..
An entire whisky distillery is being shipped out from Scotland to China on Friday. More than 35 tonnes of equipment, including stills, flooring, control valves, and pipework, is leaving Buckie in Moray for the port of Tianjin. The equipment wil..
Shops in Saudi Arabia may now stay open during prayer times, a leading government-linked newspaper said on Friday, relaxing the kingdom's strict rules on closing shops and businesses for prayer five times a day. It is the latest in a series of..
Companies may ban Muslim employees from wearing a headscarf under certain conditions, the European Union's (EU) top court said on Thursday in a ruling on two cases brought by women in Germany who were suspended from their jobs for wearing one. ..
Walmart's (WMT.N) Flipkart should not be treated the same as rival Amazon (AMZN.O) in an Indian antitrust probe as the evidence against the two firms was "qualitatively different", Flipkart argued in a court filing s..
Singapore's health ministry on Sunday "strongly" advised unvaccinated individuals, especially the elderly, to stay home as much as possible over the next few weeks, citing heightened concerns about the risk of community spread of COVID-..
Asian shares slipped again on Monday while perceived safe haven assets, including the yen and gold, edged higher as investor risk appetite was soured by fears of rising inflation and a relentless surge in coronavirus cases. MSCI's broadest ind..
South Korea's military has recorded in biggest cluster of COVID-19 infections to date, with more than 80% of personnel aboard a destroyer on anti-piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden testing positive. While the 247 cases are not directly linked t..
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