Meghan Markle's royal wedding was in reality a total 'net loss for UK' The CEO of Republic, Graham Smith, recently shut down Meghan Markle?s claims of reportedly providing the UK with a tourism boost following her royal wedding. According to Graham?s interview with Express.UK, Meghan?s possess no evidence. He also went as far as to state the entire wedding became a ?net-loss? for UK taxpayers in the end.

A priest wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) walks in front of the body of a person who died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), as he collects woods to make a funeral pyre at a crematorium in New Delhi, India. Photo: Reuters Confirmed coronavirus cases in the world jumped past 11 million on Friday as many hard-hit countries continue to ease restrictions around the world.

Khashoggi, 59, an insider-turned-critic who wrote for The Washington Post, was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, 2018 where he had gone to obtain documents for his wedding to Turkish fiancee Hatice Cengiz. ? Reuters/Osman Orsal/Files ISTANBUL: At least 20 Saudi suspects, including two former aides to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, went on trial in absentia in Turkey on Friday, accused of killing and dismembering journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018.

Despite the strict measures, the number of infections has increased by nearly 70% to 18,684 cases. ? Reuters/Files BAKU: As the virus situation is deteriorating in Azerbaijan, the oil-rich Caucasus nation of some 10 million people, its government on Friday deployed troops to help police ensure a tight coronavirus lockdown in the capital Baku and several major cities where infections are on the rise.

Logan Paul bashing Shane Dawson takes YouTube by storm With recent YouTuber scandals blaring traditional media outlets, one of the most heavily criticized YouTube vloggers, Logan Paul has come out with his thoughts surrounding the backlash geared towards Shane Dawson. In a podcast episode titled Impaulsive, Logan claimed that with his lackluster past, on YouTube still fresh in the eyes of many, he has become ?semi-invested? in the recent stories of stars getting canceled and their re-emergence into the limelight after the fact.

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Thursday expressed optimism that the United States would soon come up with a workable vaccine for the novel coronavirus, saying three vaccine candidates were looking particularly good. “Three are really, really looking good,” Trump said at an event at the White House, without providing details.

Lab-based research suggests this current mutation is more transmissible between people in real world. Photo: File WASHINGTON: A new study published in the medical journal Cell has suggested that the genetic variation of the coronavirus that has been raging havoc in the world today infects human cells more rapidly than the original that emerged in China.

The United States reported more than 55,000 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, a new daily global record for the coronavirus pandemic, as infections rose in a majority of states. A surge in coronavirus cases over the past week has put President Donald Trump’s handling of the crisis under the microscope and led several governors to halt plans to reopen their states after strict lockdowns.

US President Donald Trump -- File photo WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is going to Mount Rushmore on Friday for a night of fireworks that he hopes will soothe a nation he has struggled to unite, however, at the same time facing the brunt of coronavirus cases spiralling out of control across the country.

COVID-19 vaccine candidates will enter late-stage clinical studies by the end of the month, with others beginning in August, September and October, the US government’s top infectious diseases expert said on Thursday. The news comes as Moderna, which is at the forefront of the country’s vaccine development efforts, reiterated earlier in the day that a late-stage trial with 30,000 volunteers would begin this month.