Electrical cars EV Coronavirus: Moguls and lobbyists get millions in government aid

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has been under pressure to share more information about the PPP loans The US government has distributed more than $521bn (415bn) to businesses from its emergency coronavirus aid. This week, the public finally got a glimpse of who’s been getting the money.The list, released…

Electrical cars EV Coronavirus: Trump moves to pull US out of Health Organization

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Donald Trump has accused the WHO of being under China’s control President Donald Trump has formally moved to withdraw the US from the World Health Organization (WHO).The president had made his intentions clear in late May, accusing the WHO of being under China’s control in the wake of the coronavirus…

Electrical cars EV Coronavirus: Brazil’s President Bolsonaro removes mask despite positive Covid-19 test

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus – after previously being criticised for calling the virus a “little flu”.Mr Bolsonaro says he took the test, his fourth, on Monday after developing symptoms, including a high temperature.After announcing the positive result to the media, Mr Bolsonaro stepped back and removed his mask before continuing…

Electrical cars EV Citizens advice takes redundancy call every two minutes

Image copyright Getty Images Citizens Advice says it is now receiving calls seeking redundancy advice once every two minutes.Its benefits advice web pages are also receiving record-breaking traffic – 4.4 million views since 23 March.The charity says the surge in calls is indicative of an “escalating employment crisis” in the UK.Citizens Advice is calling on…

Electrical cars EV Robert Jenrick: MPs say minister made ‘serious mistakes’ in planning case

Image copyright Getty Images Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick made “serious mistakes” over the controversial Westferry planning application, MPs have said.The Commons housing committee has asked Mr Jenrick for more details about his contacts with developer and Tory donor Richard Desmond.Boris Johnson said the matter was closed after correspondence, including texts between the two men was…

Electrical cars EV Obituary: Sir Everton Weekes – a West Indies legend

Frank Worrell, Everton Weekes and Clyde Walcott – the ‘Three W’s’ – were part of a legendary West Indies teamSir Everton Weekes was the last survivor of the famous ‘Three Ws’ – a trio of West Indies batting legends whose lives and careers became irrevocably entwined.Frank Worrell, Everton Weekes and Clyde Walcott were all born…