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Dozens of countries to be exempt from quarantine

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53261752 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Tables and deckchairs are set out to respect social distancing on the Promenade des Anglais beach in Nice Dozens of countries will be exempt from a travel quarantine from Monday, UK government sources have indicated. Currently, most people arriving into the UK from anywhere......
CNBC Business

WHO warns some countries may have to reinstate lockdowns as coronavirus pandemic accelerates

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Some countries with rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreaks might have to reinstate lockdowns and other restrictions to curb the spread of the virus, a top World Health Organization official said Wednesday. Countries like Spain and Italy successfully drove back severe outbreaks......
BBC - Business

UK hardest hit by virus among leading G7 countries

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53222182 Image copyright Getty Images The UK was the hardest hit of all the G7 major industrialised nations in the weeks leading up to early June, according to BBC analysis of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Analysis also showed that England fared the worst in Europe, just above......
BBC - Business

UK to lift quarantine for many European countries

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53177282 Image copyright Reuters UK holidaymakers could be able to travel to most of Western Europe this summer without having to quarantine. Ministers are finalising plans for a series of “travel corridors” that will mean people arriving into the UK will not need to self-isolate. Participating countries could include France,......
CNBC Business

These are the countries seeing a surge in coronavirus cases

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Commuters wearing protective masks wait for a train at the Luz station in Sao Paulo. As the country shatters records and the contamination curve fails to flatten, President Jair Bolsonaro remains adamant about his crusade to reopen commerce and the......
CNBC Business

Countries are ‘highly unlikely’ to impose full lockdowns again if there’s a second wave, analysts say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People enjoy the beach amid the coronavirus pandemic in Huntington Beach, California on June 14, 2020. APU GOMES | AFP | Getty Images Countries are very unlikely to impose another full lockdown even though there’s a resurgence of new coronavirus......
BBC - Business

UK set to relax quarantine rule for some countries

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53104733 Image copyright Getty Images The government is planning to relax its travel quarantine rules in early July for some countries. Talks are taking place between UK officials and those in a number of European countries, including Portugal. However, the UK hopes to make an announcement on 29 June that......
CNBC Business

Carbon emissions sharply rebound as countries lift coronavirus restrictions

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Traffic in Caracciolo street in Naples. Italian government has stopped a nationwide lockdown that was due to the spread of the coronavirus disease, allowing the reopening of all activities and the mobility of citizens. Salvatore Laporta | Kontroblab | Getty......
Environment

In 5 Countries, Overwhelming Majorities Want Cleaner Air, Poll Finds

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The coronavirus lockdown has fed a common desire in some very different countries: the need for cleaner air and support for tougher government rules to get rid of pollution, according to an opinion poll made public on Wednesday. A survey of people in five countries — Britain, Bulgaria, India, Nigeria,......
CNBC Business

India shut down its economy to contain the coronavirus. It’s now one of the most affected countries

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A medical worker in PPE coveralls seen outside the emergency ward at AIIMS, on June 11, 2020 in New Delhi, India. Sanjeev Verma | Hindustan Times | Getty Images India‘s coronavirus cases have spiked in recent days, fueling concerns the......
CNBC Business

Coronavirus live updates: European countries ease travel restrictions, bans still in place for U.S., Asia

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here With multiple drugmakers in a push for a Covid-19 vaccine, countries are preparing for when it is finally available and putting deals in place with companies to prepare for the eventual distribution. AstraZeneca, which has a vaccine under development at Oxford......
Technology

Honda Hackers May Have Used Tools Favored by Countries

New York Times
A computer virus hit the Japanese automaker Honda this week, disrupting its internal computer networks, forcing it to shut factories across the globe and leaving employees cut off from email or internal servers. While Honda has declined to name the attackers or the tools they used, cybersecurity analysts said that......
CNBC Business

Which countries are open for summer travel? Here’s the list

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Many of the world’s greatest travel destinations are reopening to international travelers this summer. But not all openings are created equal. A handful of countries are letting in everyone, while others are inviting only a select few. Here is a......
New York Times - World

Police the Public, or Protect It? For a U.S. in Crisis, Hard Lessons From Other Countries

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here “No justice, no peace. No racist police!” Weeks of nationwide demonstrations, in which that chanted demand has echoed in streets across the United States, have made one thing clear: The American police face a crisis of legitimacy. And......
Environment

As Energy Prices Tumble, Developing Countries Trim Subsidies

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But Mr. Gould added that the collapse of energy prices gave governments “a golden opportunity.” Lower prices make it easier to cut subsidies without inflicting much pain on the poor, especially in oil-exporting countries with reduced revenues. “As you move from the immediate emergency phase into the stimulus and recovery......
New York Times - World

As Virus Infections Surge, Countries End Lockdowns

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here NEW DELHI — At Nigambodh Ghat, the oldest cremation grounds in India’s capital, the bodies keep coming. One ambulance arrives with five inside. Then another. Then another, in an endless display of death. As the coronavirus pandemic surges......
CBS US News

Some U.S. police train for just a few weeks, in some countries they train for years

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Minneapolis police academy trains young soon-to-be officers for 16 weeks before they’re assigned weapons and sent out on the streets as rookie cops. They then spend six months paired with training officers who show them the ropes. On......
E! Online

George Floyd Protests Go Global: See Countries Standing in Solidarity

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All around the world, protestors are showing their support for George Floyd. As thousands of Americans attended protests in major cities across the United States this weekend, social… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

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