Politics

“It is difficult to understand why this government doggedly refuses to do the plainly common sense thing and seek an extension”. With high-profile events falling like dominoes to the Covid-19 outbreak, including COP26 climate talks, Green Party Deputy Leader Amelia Womack calls on the government to ask for an extension to the Brexit deadline to focus fully on dealing with the pandemic.

Alan Story looks at the barriers to developing a Covid-19 vaccine and who will have access to it
Though the delay to COP26 is disappointing, it may be fruitful, says Green peer Natalie Bennett
Green peer Natalie Bennett explains the proposed changes to the Pensions Schemes Bill
Green peer Jenny Jones calls for PPE to be provided to care workers looking after the vulnerable
After young climate activists took centre stage at the WEF, Jack Walton asks whether they are making a difference
Zoe Gardner explains how the EU’s approach to refugees is exacerbating the current crisis in Greece
Alan Story calls for the government to implement widespread testing for coronavirus
Luna Williams considers the new obstacles Covid-19 presents for Europe’s migrants