Shares in Oxford Biomedica rose roughly 5% on Tuesday morning.
Four bowlers in the Australian cricket lineup embroiled in a 2018 cheating scandal in South Africa issued a joint statement Tuesday rejecting renewed speculation they were aware a teammate was using sandpaper to change the condition of the ball. The so-called Sandpapergate rocked world cricket, resulting in lengthy suspensions for Australia captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner, opening batter Cameron Bancroft and the exit of senior officials. Speculation that other players were aware of the ball-tampering plot in a test match in Cape Town was revived on the weekend when a British newspaper quoted Bancroft saying it was “self-explanatory”, when asked if the bowlers were aware of it.
Health minister Ong Ye Kung said schools in Singapore will be taking extra precautions because of the way the B1.671 variant is thought to affect children.
GEORGE TOWN, May 18 — Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today urged Putrajaya to allow the state government to accept a donation of two million doses of Covid-19 vaccines from a private company....
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Three people were reported to have died on May 18 in the state of Gujarat as strong winds and heavy rain from Cyclone Tauktae hit India’s western coast.The India Meteorological Department said Cyclone Tauktae was an “extremely severe cyclonic storm" with wind speeds of up to 100 mph on the evening of May 17.On May 18, the storm was expected to weaken gradually.This footage was filmed in Surat, on India’s west coast. Credit: Dharmesh Patel via Storyful
The European Union is set to call for a ceasefire in fighting between Israel and Palestinian Islamist group Hamas at an emergency video meeting on Tuesday, but divisions over the Middle East will marginalise the bloc's role, diplomats said. U.S. President Joe Biden expressed support for a ceasefire during a call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday and the EU's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell convened a video call of the EU's 27 foreign ministers from 1200 GMT. "We have reached out to partners to see how we can defuse and contribute to stopping this very dangerous and worrying escalation of violence," said Borrell's spokesman, Peter Stano, referring to the fiercest hostilities between Israel and the Palestinians in years.
After the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games due to the global health crisis, the Paralympic Games are now set begin on Aug. 24 and Parsons said it was time to focus on the "incredible experience" athletes will have in Japan. A spike in COVID-19 infections in Japan has led to health experts and medical groups voicing their concerns about the Olympics, while an online petition calling for the Games to be cancelled was signed by hundreds of thousands of people. But Parsons said athletes can be assured of a safe experience in Tokyo, with COVID-19 testing, restrictions on movement and reduction in the number of attendees among the measures in place.
One step closer to being COVID-free? This article, Selangor launches sale of coronavirus vaccines to employers, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
A zoologist grabbed a close-up view as a robber crab used its claws to feed on a green piece of fruit in The Dales, a forest-rich region of the Australian territory of Christmas Island.Robber crabs have a varied diet that includes seeds, fruits, and even small animals like rats or seabirds.This footage was captured by Hung-Chang Liu, a Taiwan-based zoologist, who told Storyful that he has regularly visited Christmas Island for two months at a time to study crabs there.Hung-Chang Liu stated that the footage was recorded originally recorded on January 15, 2014, however it was posted to YouTube on March 9, of this year. Credit: Hung-Chang Liu via Storyful
With a warming climate melting more Arctic ice cover and global industries eager to exploit the region for shipping, fishing, drilling and mining, the United States and Russia sounded a rare, cooperative note going into an Arctic meeting this week. The conciliatory tone was encouraging to governments, local residents, investors and environmental groups worried about a lack of regulations and potential environmental damage as industries look northward to the world's largest remaining oil, gas and mineral deposits. "Our vision ... is very much one of cooperation," U.S. State Department Arctic Envoy Jim de Hart told Reuters in an interview ahead of the biennial meeting of the eight Arctic Council nations.
Prada's Ion Orchard store has a new installation that's guaranteed to put smiles on faces with its beach-themed 'shop'.
The 31-year-old promised she would share news with her fans if she had any.
Japan's ruling lawmakers on Tuesday dropped a controversial push to change rules on handling asylum seekers and deportations after opposition pressure over the death of a Sri Lankan woman.
Four Australian bowlers denied any knowledge of the notorious "Sandpaper-gate" ball-tampering incident on Tuesday after a former team-mate suggested they may have been aware of the plot.
Twenty-one victims of the Windrush scandal have died before receiving compensation from the government.
The New York City Marathon is backafter being cancelled last yearThe race saw a record 53,627 finishers in 2019Just 33,000 runners will returnto run the annual 26.2 mile raceThis year athletes must adhereto social distancing guidelinesThe event typically drawsthousands of cheering fansIt's hugely popular withamateurs and professionals alikeOrganizers plan to use a time trial toreduce congestion from start to finishThe NYC Marathon is scheduled for November 7
Rising British singer-songwriter and actor Arlo, who signed a major recording deal earlier this year with Sony Music Entertainment’s Arista Records label, is developing a scripted television series with Lionsgate and Eleven Films, producers of Netflix hit “Sex Education.” Eleven will produce and develop the series, which will follow a young man in East London […]
The 39-year-old actor and TV presenter said she had received some 'shocking news' before deleting all her social media accounts.
It's time for a spring clean!