Britain’s economic plunge will be less severe than feared this year as the global bounce-back from the pandemic gets firmly under way, but the world faces an uncertain 2021, according to a major international organisation.
Universities in England which charge high tuition fees could face a challenging time if they only offer online courses, an education expert has suggested.
Countries with class sizes smaller than the UK may find it easier to comply with social distancing restrictions amid Covid-19, a report suggests.
Britain suffered the biggest economic slump of the world’s major economies in the second quarter as the Covid-19 crisis sparked a record global contraction, a major international organisation has confirmed.
Canada’s finance minister announced his resignation on Monday amid reports of differences with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over government spending to protect the economy during the coronavirus pandemic.
Nearly one in seven people in the UK might be unemployed by the end of this year if a second wave of the pandemic washes over the country, according to new estimates.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is to offer public support for international tax reform which would see tech giants pay more tax in Europe.
School heads in England have reported the highest level of cyber bullying among students in an international survey of more than a quarter of a million teachers.
A further escalation of Donald Trump’s trade war with China risks damaging the US and wider global economy, a major international organisation has warned.