PM 'drawing up plans to fine people flouting self-isolation'

Stay indoors or face a fine! Boris Johnson is ‘drawing up tough new plans to fine people flouting self-isolation rules’ after growing numbers ignore advice Boris Johnson is drawing up tough new plans to fine people who flout coronavirus self-isolation rules Prime Minister is considering a ‘carrot and stick’ approach where rule-followers get bigger payments Police have the power to […]

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Business chiefs urge PM to invest ‘sustainably’ for COVID-19 recovery

Finance and industry heavyweights including the big banks and major corporations are urging the federal government to invest in health, education, clean energy and urban infrastructure to help the economy recover from the coronavirus pandemic. A letter with 48 signatories was sent to the Prime Minister on Monday calling for "sustainable investments" in policies driving healthcare, affordable housing, public transport […]

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Economists warn PM against ending social distancing as job losses grow

Some of the nation's most-respected economists including a sitting Reserve Bank board member have warned the Morrison government against winding back social distancing laws too early amid warnings up to 3.4 million Australians could be out of work within weeks. As former treasurer Wayne Swan called on tech companies to be slapped with a digital tax to help pay for […]

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Ukrainian PM Honcharuk resigns after recordings critical of President Zelenskiy published

Kiev: Ukraine's Prime Minister submitted his resignation on Friday, days after he was caught on tape saying the country's President knows nothing about the economy. In a Facebook post, Oleksiy Honcharuk said that he had given his resignation to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Ukraine’s PM Oleksiy Honcharuk was caught on tape saying President Volodymyr Zelenskiy knows nothing about the economy.Credit:AP "I […]

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Journalist accuses PM of squeezing her inner thigh at private lunch

‘I felt Boris Johnson’s wandering hands’: Journalist accuses PM of squeezing her inner thigh ‘so high up’ that she flinched at private lunch in 1999 Charlotte Edwardes said the then editor of the Spectator magazine pinched her  Columnist claimed she was not only female guest to be touched inappropriately  Mr Johnson also then allegedly referred to his then spouse as […]

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