Coronavirus live news: Japan mulls tests for Olympics fans; India posts lowest case numbers since April

Japan may require Games fans to test negative or show vaccine proof; India reports lowest case numbers since 11 April; signs UK is facing third waveThird wave of Covid may be under way in UK, scientists sayTrump allies herald Biden investigation of Cov…


‘Sponsor a child’ schemes attacked for perpetuating racist attitudes

Using individual children to ‘sell’ schemes to rich donors is similar to ‘poverty porn’ images of past, say experts, as calls grow to decolonise aidInternational child sponsorship schemes have come under attack for perpetuating racist thinking, as an a…


Ardern and Morrison present united front on China, warning of ‘those who seek to divide us’

Australian and New Zealand prime ministers talk up closeness of ties as Ardern is forced to defend ‘soft’ stance on Beijing The Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, has warned that “there are those far from here that would seek to divide us”, dur…