Government to give pubs £1,000 to recognise their hardship

Boris Johnson to hold press conference after vaccine news announced

A press conference will be held later in the day in Downing Street as the UK becomes the first country in the world to approve Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine. The prime minister will provide more details and answer questions in the televised briefing number 10, which begins at 5…

LAFC falls to Seattle in Western Conference playoff opener

LAFC falls to Seattle in Western Conference playoff opener

Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei (24) watches as LAFC defender Eddie Segura, center, heads the ball during the first half of their Western Conference first-round playoff match on Tuesday night in Seattle. The Sounders won 3-1. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Los Angeles FC defender Jesus David Murillo, left, slides across…

World Economic Forum Leader to Headline Ripple’s Annual Crypto Conference

World Economic Forum Leader to Headline Ripple’s Annual Crypto Conference

Sheila Warren, head of blockchain and data policy at the World Economic Forum, is set to keynote Ripple Swell Global 2020. Ripple says she will take part in a Q&A exploring how regulatory policies can boost technological innovation in the blockchain and crypto industry while protecting consumers. In a first…

Three keys to Lakers vs. Nuggets in 2020 Western Conference Finals

Three keys to Lakers vs. Nuggets in 2020 Western Conference Finals

Editor’s note: This is the Wednesday Sept. 16 edition of the Purple & Bold Lakers newsletter from reporter Kyle Goon, who is among the few reporters with a credential inside the NBA bubble. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — He was…