Lawmaking

ECB’s De Guindos sees a strong rebound of euro zone economy in third-quarter

ECB’s De Guindos sees a strong rebound of euro zone economy in third-quarter

Published 01/09/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - The euro zone economy has experienced a strong recovery in the third quarter even though the most recent incoming data in August [more…]

New Jersey and California allow indoor dining to resume, with limits

New Jersey and California allow indoor dining to resume, with limits

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - New Jersey and California on Monday took a big step toward letting businesses resume their pre-pandemic lives, by allowing restaurants to begin limited [more…]

U.S. Senate’s McConnell eyes revamped coronavirus relief bill, Mnuchin tells Fox Business

U.S. Senate’s McConnell eyes revamped coronavirus relief bill, Mnuchin tells Fox Business

Published 01/09/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and Senate Republicans have been in regular contact over possible coronavirus relief measures and the Senate’s top Republican will [more…]

Heads of Hungary’s top arts university quit amid fears of state control

Heads of Hungary’s top arts university quit amid fears of state control

Published 31/08/2020

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The management of Hungary’s prestigious University of Theatre and Film Arts resigned on Monday in protest over the imposition of a government-appointed [more…]

Payment holiday parachute might COVID-proof government bonds, top fund says

Payment holiday parachute might COVID-proof government bonds, top fund says

Published 26/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The option of a one-time payment holiday during times of intense crisis might enable countries to pandemic-proof their bonds, a prominent debt [more…]

Factbox: Quotes from court hearings for New Zealand mosque shooter

Factbox: Quotes from court hearings for New Zealand mosque shooter

Published 25/08/2020

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The gunman who killed 51 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand’s worst mass shooting faces a life prison term, possibly without parole, with [more…]

Russia fines Google for not blocking banned content – Ifax

Russia fines Google for not blocking banned content – Ifax

Published 10/08/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court on Monday fined Google 1.5 million roubles ($20,350) after finding it guilty of failing to block content banned in [more…]

Trump signs coronavirus relief orders after talks with Congress break down

Trump signs coronavirus relief orders after talks with Congress break down

Published 10/08/2020

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Saturday partly restoring enhanced unemployment payments to the tens of millions of Americans who [more…]

Factbox: Tax cuts, reduced unemployment benefits: What’s in Trump’s coronavirus executive orders

Factbox: Tax cuts, reduced unemployment benefits: What’s in Trump’s coronavirus executive orders

Published 10/08/2020

(Reuters) - After failing to reach a deal with the U.S. Congress for a fresh round of coronavirus pandemic relief, President Donald Trump signed a [more…]

Trump vows to suspend U.S. payroll tax after coronavirus aid talks with Congress break down

Trump vows to suspend U.S. payroll tax after coronavirus aid talks with Congress break down

Published 08/08/2020

WASHINGTON/BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to unilaterally suspend payroll taxes and extend expired coronavirus unemployment benefits after negotiations with congressional Democrats [more…]