Elizabeth Highfield

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UK COP26 Presidency reveals plans for a global net zero future ahead of the UN climate change conference

For close to thirty years the UN has brought together almost every country on earth for global climate summits. The 26th conference - known as COP26 - will take place in Glasgow with the UK as president.

CEO of Twitter commits $1 billion to aid Covid-19 pandemic

Jack Dorsey CEO of Twitter has donated almost 30 per cent of his total wealth to Covid-19 relief programmes around the world.

School closures due to Covid-19 may not be justified

According to the United Nations, there have been 188 countries with national school closures, affecting 1,576,021,818 learners in order to mediate the outbreak of Covid-19. However, researchers suggest that these closures may be inconsequential.

Conflict between European Regulators over rules for short selling shares

Bans on short selling shares in countries such as Spain and France have sparked controversy in other European member states with regard to the most appropriate course of action.