World News

End of lockdown in sight as Brits ‘on track’ to meet up inside pubs next month

The end of lockdown is well and truly in sight as Brits are "on track" to being able to meet up inside pubs and homes again next month, ministers say. The Government's roadmap out of coronavirus restrictions has May 17 as the next key date, with the reopening of indoor hospitality scheduled if the UK […]

World News

Nominate your local pub in the Great British Booze Off – cash prizes at stake

It's time to raise a glass to Britain's brilliant pubs. Boozers are finally set to start reopening their doors on Monday April 12 as lockdown is eased, allowing punters to sup in outdoor spaces, in groups of no more than six people or two households. There's never been a better time to toast the UK's […]

Business

Head of McKinsey Is Voted Out as Firm Faces Reckoning on Opioid Crisis

Partners at McKinsey & Company voted out the consulting firm’s top executive, Kevin Sneader, this week as it continues to face blowback over its role in fueling the opioid crisis. The decision to deny Mr. Sneader a second three-year term as global managing partner came in a vote by more than 600 senior partners, according […]

Politics

Biden, Democrats hit gas on push for $15 minimum wage

WASHINGTON — The Democratic push to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour has emerged as an early flashpoint in the fight for a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, testing President Joe Biden’s ability to bridge Washington’s partisan divides as he pursues his first major legislative victory. Biden called for a $15 hourly […]