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UK PM Johnson praises Northern Ireland’s Hume as a ‘political giant’

UK PM Johnson praises Northern Ireland’s Hume as a ‘political giant’

Published 03/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Irish peacemaker John Hume was a “political giant” who did so much to help bring an end to the Troubles in Northern [more…]

EV maker Lordstown Motors to go public by merging with blank check firm

EV maker Lordstown Motors to go public by merging with blank check firm

Published 03/08/2020

(Reuters) - Lordstown Motors has agreed to go public through a merger with blank-check company DiamondPeak Holdings in a deal that values the electric pickup [more…]

Hong Kong reports 80 new coronavirus cases, slight drop from previous highs

Hong Kong reports 80 new coronavirus cases, slight drop from previous highs

Published 03/08/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong reported 80 new coronavirus cases on Monday, dropping below 100 infections for the first time in 12 days, 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…]

Hong Kong bans restaurant dining as it battles new wave of coronavirus

Hong Kong bans restaurant dining as it battles new wave of coronavirus

Published 27/07/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong banned gatherings of more than two people on Monday, closed down restaurant dining and introduced mandatory face masks in [more…]

TCI sees Autostrade valuation between 11-12 billion euros-partner

TCI sees Autostrade valuation between 11-12 billion euros-partner

Published 24/07/2020

MILAN (Reuters) - Activist hedge fund TCI Fund Management, which is challenging the Italian government over the forced sale of Atlantia’s Autostrade per l’Italia (ASPI) [more…]

Australia faces avalanche of business failures in September ‘fiscal cliff’

Australia faces avalanche of business failures in September ‘fiscal cliff’

Published 20/07/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia faces an avalanche of business failures in its transport and hospitality sectors after government subsidies end in September, insolvency lawyers and [more…]

Head of Somalia’s military unhurt, civilian killed in suicide car bomb on convoy

Head of Somalia’s military unhurt, civilian killed in suicide car bomb on convoy

Published 13/07/2020

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The head of Somalia’s military escaped unhurt and one civilian was killed on Monday when a suicide attacker drove a bomb-laden car [more…]

Catalan chief calls on outbreak area residents to stay home after judge rejects lockdown

Catalan chief calls on outbreak area residents to stay home after judge rejects lockdown

Published 13/07/2020

BARCELONA/LLEIDA (Reuters) - The leader of the Spanish region of Catalonia called on residents of an area that has seen a surge in coronavirus cases [more…]