Hassan Diab appeals for international assistance as search continues for missing in devastated city Full report: Lebanon in mourning ‘We’re cursed’: shock and despair as explosion devastates city Crisis upon crisis: blast rocks a Lebanon already on its knees Ammonium nitrate: what is the chemical blamed for blast? Beirut explosion […]
Month: August 2020
Lebanese capital in state of chaos as people grapple with scale of blast that has injured thousands Beirut explosion – live updates Full report: huge explosion rocks Beirut As a ghostly brown haze began to clear, the streets of east Beirut emerged in apocalyptic ruin. Even 4km from the centre […]
Deadly explosion at Beirut’s port comes amid coronavirus pandemic and economic meltdown Beirut explosion: latest updates Full report: Huge blast rocks Lebanese capital ‘We’re cursed’: shock and despair in Beirut as explosion devastates city Lebanon has been crippled by a number of long-running, seemingly intractable crises for decades. The country […]
Agents report ringing numbers that don’t exist and occupying time with barbecues and quizzes Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage It was hailed as a “world-beating” service by prime minister Boris Johnson at its launch, but three months on and contract tracers hired to work on England’s […]
Report finds workload and lack of career development having an adverse effect on the sector One in eight childcare workers in England earn less than £5 an hour, according to new research which warns that low pay, high workload and a lack of career development are having an adverse effect […]
A Commons committee says ministers were slow to recognise the risk of importing Covid-19 from Europe.
The right to an education should take priority over pubs, England’s children’s commissioner says.
They “face greater barriers” when trying to protect themselves from coronavirus, a report says.
Visiting a baby bank, the Duchess of Cambridge says families’ lockdown struggles moved her to tears.
High Court told the airline’s finances are critically low and it needs approval for a rescue deal.