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Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill

Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill

Published 03/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrats in Congress are not close to a deal with the White House to pump more money into the U.S. [more…]

U.S. Republicans to unveil coronavirus aid proposal as time runs out on jobless benefits

U.S. Republicans to unveil coronavirus aid proposal as time runs out on jobless benefits

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday are expected to unveil a $1 trillion coronavirus aid package hammered out with the White House, a [more…]

Trump team, Senate Republicans agree on coronavirus aid offer to Democrats

Trump team, Senate Republicans agree on coronavirus aid offer to Democrats

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top aides to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday they agreed in principle with Senate Republicans on a $1 trillion coronavirus [more…]

UK COVID-19 death toll nears 52,000, Reuters tally shows

UK COVID-19 death toll nears 52,000, Reuters tally shows

Published 09/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom’s COVID-19 death toll neared 52,000 on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally of official data sources that highlighted the [more…]

UK records around 64,000 excess deaths during pandemic, ONS official says

UK records around 64,000 excess deaths during pandemic, ONS official says

Published 09/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - About 64,000 more people than usual have died in the United Kingdom during this year’s coronavirus pandemic, an expert from the Office [more…]

UK COVID-19 death toll nears 43,000: official data

UK COVID-19 death toll nears 43,000: official data

Published 19/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom’s COVID-19 official death toll has reached nearly 43,000, underlining the country’s status as the worst-hit in Europe and raising [more…]

UK should extend part of furlough scheme to end of year: think tank

UK should extend part of furlough scheme to end of year: think tank

Published 12/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s government should extend a costly job support programme until the end of the year for retail and hospitality workers hit hardest [more…]

Trump may help offset states’ coronavirus costs: Hassett

Trump may help offset states’ coronavirus costs: Hassett

Published 10/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump may be open to further federal funding to help U.S. states recover funds spent battling the novel coronavirus, White [more…]

UK airlines want coronavirus wage support scheme extended beyond June

UK airlines want coronavirus wage support scheme extended beyond June

Published 27/04/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s airlines want the government’s coronavirus wage support scheme to be extended beyond June, maintaining the assistance for longer with a only [more…]

UK employment growth slowed in March as COVID began to hit: ONS

UK employment growth slowed in March as COVID began to hit: ONS

Published 21/04/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The number of people in jobs in Britain grew more slowly in March than in February, official figures showed on Tuesday in [more…]