Latest from Adam Taylor

AstraZeneca safety concerns come amid high demand in lower-income nations

Concern over rare but serious potential side effects from the AstraZeneca vaccine comes as the global vaccine supply faces new pressures.
  • Apr 8, 2021

New Zealand opens up travel bubble with neighboring Australia

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern warned people to prepare for their travel plans to be disrupted if there is a coronavirus outbreak in either country.
  • Apr 6, 2021

French authorities investigate whether ministers dined at secret luxury restaurants, violating restrictions

The illicit, maskless venues served champaigne and caviar, charging up to $577 per person.
  • Apr 5, 2021

Italian pizza shop owner mistakenly sanctioned by Trump: ‘I thought it was a joke’

The sanctions on Alessandro Bazzoni's catering business, the apparent result of mistaken identity, were lifted this week.
  • Apr 2, 2021

Vaccination rates are rising, but so are covid cases

U.S. officials speak of "impending doom" as cases surge in a number of countries.
  • Apr 1, 2021

How did a ship get stuck in the Suez Canal, and what happened afterward?

One of the largest ships at sea was stranded sideways in one of the world’s key shipping canals, blocking millions of dollars in trade as frantic efforts to refloat it unfolded.
  • Mar 31, 2021

The big ship is free, but the hard part isn’t over

Tricky battles over liability are coming, and a broader debate about global trade routes may linger.
  • Mar 30, 2021

Suez Canal pilots come under scrutiny after grounding of ship

Pilots rarely steer the ship through the canal, but they are supposed to act as consultants who help the vehicle traverse the tight thoroughfare.
  • Mar 29, 2021

Five details from the WHO-led report on coronavirus origins

A “very likely” scenario was that the virus was passed to humans through an unknown animal, the report concludes.
  • Mar 29, 2021