Sumary of Normality is now a luxury only the rich can afford | Mark O’Connell:
- Boots recently announced the launch of a private Covid testing service, costing £120, for people who need the all-clear before getting on a flight, or peace of mind before seeing friends and family..
- And as of last week, people flying from Heathrow to destinations that require pre-departure testing (such as Hong Kong and Italy) can pay £80 for a test at a privately run facility that provides results within an hour..
- Well yeah, but presumably not by as much.) His opposite number in China, Jack Ma, the founder of the e-commerce site Alibaba, is worth almost twice as much as he was at the start of the year…