John Hackett

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Abbott’s BinaxNOW rapid Covid-19 nasal swab test. The test uses so-called lateral flow technology, similar to the method allowing at-home pregnancy tests. Photograph: AP

A 15-minute Covid test from Abbott Laboratories that will be priced at just $5 (€4.30) has been granted emergency authorisation for use in the US, a b(...)

HSBC’s restructuring will eventually eliminate one job in five around the world, and around a sixth of jobs in Britain. (Photograph: WALLACE WOON/EPA)

HSBC, Europe’s largest bank, started laying off 840 information technology workers in Britain on Monday, the first big tranche of redundancies under (...)

Jeremy Corbyn: Was accused by Gen Sir Nicholas Houghton of undermining “the credibility of deterrence”. Photograph: PA

General Sir John Hackett once put me right about the meaning of nuclear deterrence. As far as the military was concerned, the concept of “mutually ass(...)