Coronavirus cases detected among Indian delegation ahead of G7 talks
India’s foreign minister has been forced to pull out of attending the G7 meeting in London in person after two positive coronavirus cases were detected in the country’s travelling delegation.Subrahmanyam Jaishankar was participating virtually in the event after coming into contact with the suspected cases, although he has not tested positive.
Global Chit-Chat special show disscusses the significance and the key takeaways from the G7 summit where the world leaders met for the first time. Watch the show to find out how the world leaders will deliver on the promise of 1 billion Covid-19 doses to lower income countries. Tridivesh Singh Maini and Anubhuti Gaur discuss the challenges and opportunities. Watch the show.
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Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, tells Becky Anderson just how critical it is for low-income countries to receive vaccines doses as soon as possible, and why the G7 pledges don’t go far enough.
Kersti Kaljulaid, President of Estonia, speaks to Becky Anderson about the growing threat of cyber attacks, including from Russia, and why the G7 must acknowledge the need for strengthening cyber security.
A young businessman has said offering young people from low-income or under-represented backgrounds an entrepreneurial education can help to tackle societal and racial inequality. Born and raised on a South-London council estate, British-Ghanaian William Adoasi, 31, founded high-end watch brand Vitae London in 2016 and recently saw the company surpass one million US dollars in revenue. For every watch sold, Vitae London supports a child in aub-Saharan Africa through education – providing them with two sets of school uniforms and shoes for a year or a solar-powered lamp so they have a light source with which to study.
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Thousands of Covid-19 jabs are being administered after stadiums and football grounds in London were transformed into mass vaccination centres. Giant jab clinics have been set up at the Olympic Stadium, Stamford Bridge, Tottenham Hotspur FC, Charlton Athletic FC, Selhurst Park and Crystal Palace Athletics Centre. Chelsea FC had 6,000 Pfizer vaccines to administer on Saturday, with the jab being offered to all adults over the age of 18 yet to receive a first dose, as well as those awaiting a second Pfizer dose. The “super pop-ups” are expected to attract thousands of young Londoners on “super Saturday” who are now eligible to receive their first Covid jab.
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The Duchess of Cambridge has declared “the time for action is now” on the issue of early childhood development, describing it as the “social equivalent of climate change”.Kate was speaking as she gathered a panel of experts at a leading London university to discuss the inaugural report of her new Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood.
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Cyclonic storm batters Odisha-Bengal coasts, may move to Jharkhand by midnight. The landfall process of cyclonic storm Yaas completed in Odisha. Landfall of cyclone Yaas began at 9 am near Dhamra port..