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Merkel aide: Decision on mandatory coronavirus testing for holidaymakers likely soon

Merkel aide: Decision on mandatory coronavirus testing for holidaymakers likely soon

Published 27/07/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff said health ministers would on Monday discuss the possibility of obliging returning holidaymakers to take a [more…]

Full ceasefire takes effect in eastern Ukraine

Full ceasefire takes effect in eastern Ukraine

Published 27/07/2020

KYIV (Reuters) - A full and comprehensive ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists has entered into force in eastern Ukraine, opening the prospect [more…]

Qualtrics float would be ‘win-win’ proposition: SAP CEO

Qualtrics float would be ‘win-win’ proposition: SAP CEO

Published 27/07/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - SAP’s (SAPG.DE) plans to float online sentiment tracking business Qualtrics would be a “win-win” proposition, CEO Christian Klein said on Monday, as [more…]

UK eyes France, Germany after slapping coronavirus quarantine on Spain

UK eyes France, Germany after slapping coronavirus quarantine on Spain

Published 27/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is closely watching rises in coronavirus cases in other European destinations such as France and Germany after slapping a 14-day quarantine [more…]

Britain set to drop quarantine for Canary Islands and Balearics: The Sun

Britain set to drop quarantine for Canary Islands and Balearics: The Sun

Published 27/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will drop its policy of requiring people returning from the Spanish Canary Islands or Balearics to quarantine for two weeks, the [more…]

SAP picked by Moderna to help distribute COVID-19 vaccine candidate

SAP picked by Moderna to help distribute COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Published 27/07/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Business software group SAP (SAPG.DE) has been selected by Moderna (MRNA.O) to help distribute the potential COVID-19 vaccine that the U.S. pharmaceuticals [more…]

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Published 27/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Gold soared to an all-time high on worsening ties between the United States and China, a sinking dollar and ultra-low interest rates [more…]

BMW to offer fully electric 5-series in emissions push

BMW to offer fully electric 5-series in emissions push

Published 27/07/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW (BMWG.DE) will offer a fully electric 5-series as part of sweeping product overhaul unveiled on Monday as the German carmaker seeks [more…]

European shares fall as UK quarantine move on Spain hits travel stocks

European shares fall as UK quarantine move on Spain hits travel stocks

Published 27/07/2020

(Reuters) - European shares slipped on Monday with travel stocks leading the declines after Britain imposed a quarantine on travellers returning from Spain, where cases [more…]

Euro zone economy not yet out of danger from coronavirus: ECB’s Panetta

Euro zone economy not yet out of danger from coronavirus: ECB’s Panetta

Published 27/07/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The danger to the euro zone economy from the coronavirus pandemic is not yet over, European Central Bank board member Fabio Panetta [more…]