COVID-19: Omicron cases rise sharply by 448 and all coronavirus infections top 58,000 in latest UK daily figures | UK News

London, UK - June 17th 2020: Wear a Face Covering sign at Waterloo Station in London, UK. The Government have announced that face coverings are now mandatory when using public transport.

The UK has recorded 448 new Omicron cases in the latest 24-hour period – taking the total across the country to 1,265. It comes after 249 new infections of the COVID-19 variant were reported on Thursday. The latest figures released by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) show 443 cases have been recorded in England, … Read more

Crypto investor says he lost 6 figures on a dog-inspired DeFi project

Crypto investor says he lost 6 figures on a dog-inspired DeFi project

Brian Nguyen says he “unexpectedly woke up” on Friday to see that he’d lost nearly $470,000 he had invested in a crypto project, he tells CNBC Make It.It’s “pretty painful,” Nguyen says.Nguyen admits that he didn’t investigate the project thoroughly prior to investing. “We, in crypto, tend to have a ‘buy first, do research later,’ mentality,” he … Read more

UK falling behind most G7 countries in sharing Covid vaccines, figures show | Coronavirus

The UK is lagging behind other G7 countries in sharing surplus Covid vaccines with poorer countries, according to newly published figures.The advocacy organisation One, which is campaigning to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030, described it as shaming for the UK government.The figures show that the UK is behind every member of the … Read more

‘You reap what you sow’: Russians party despite record Covid figures | Coronavirus

Moscow’s streets were buzzing with energy on Friday evening. At Simach, a trendy bar and nightclub in the city centre, the small, sweaty dance floor was packed and a long queue of chatty people formed outside.Looking at the crowd, it is easy to forget that Russia is at the centre of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, … Read more