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Britain mulls easing COVID-19 travel rules for England

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Announcement on easing of rules expected later on Friday Expensive testing could be scrapped for fully vaccinated Destinations may be ranked high or low risk Industry warns over not easing rules Travel shares rise 4-5% LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The British government will on Friday consider easing England’s COVID-19......

Oil dips as U.S. storm-hit supply makes slow return

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A TORC Oil & Gas pump jack is seen near Granum, Alberta, Canada May 6, 2020. REUTERS/Todd Korol/File Photo Prices dip but set for near 4% weekly gains Slow post-Ida production recovery helped bolster prices SINGAPORE, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Friday as more supply came back......

Oil dips as U.S. storm-hit supply makes slow return

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A TORC Oil & Gas pump jack is seen near Granum, Alberta, Canada May 6, 2020. REUTERS/Todd Korol/File Photo Prices dip but set for near 4% weekly gains Slow post-Ida production recovery helped bolster prices SINGAPORE, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Friday as more supply came back......

Sydney pilots home quarantine as Australia looks to reopen border

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Sydney trials home quarantine for vaccinated travellers Trial to use controversial face recognition technology Almost 2,000 new COVID-19 cases in Sydney and Melbourne Victoria to ease some restrictions from Friday night SYDNEY, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Australian officials will trial a home quarantine system for fully vaccinated international travellers arriving......

Canada’s Trudeau hammers main election rival’s COVID-19 approach

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MONTREAL, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, seeking to carve out a lead ahead of Monday’s election, accused his main rival on Thursday of showing weak leadership in the fight against COVID-19. Opinion polls show Trudeau’s center-left Liberals effectively tied with the right-of-center Conservatives led by Erin......

U.S. to award Newark flights to low-cost carrier to spur competition

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People traveling ahead of the July 4th holiday are seen at the Newark Liberty International Airport, in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., July 2, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The Biden administration announced on Thursday that it plans to award 16 slots for flights at Newark International Airport......

Italy makes COVID health pass mandatory for all workers

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Private and public sector workers must have health pass Draghi looks to boost vaccinations, blunt virus Italy becomes a test case for rest of Europe Minister says move puts country “in the forefront” globally ROME, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The Italian government approved on Thursday some of the strictest anti-COVID......

Online purchases boost U.S. retail sales; labor market recovering

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People wearing protective masks shop at Macy’s Herald Square following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 26, 2020. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon/File Photo Retail sales increase 0.7% in August Core retail sales surge 2.5%; July revised down Weekly jobless......

Australia COVID-19 cases rise but vaccination surge gives hope

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Healthcare workers administer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests at a drive-through testing centre on the first day of a seven-day lockdown, as the state of Victoria looks to curb the spread of an outbreak in Melbourne, Australia, May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Sandra Sanders SYDNEY, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Australia’s Victoria state reported......

Dollar sluggish as traders bide time before Fed meeting; kiwi jumps

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Euro, Hong Kong dollar, U.S. dollar, Japanese yen, British pound and Chinese 100-yuan banknotes are seen in a picture illustration shot January 21, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Illustration/File Photo Market waiting for clues on taper timing from Fed New Zealand dollar buoyed by faster-than-expected GDP growth Norway’s crown at multi-month highs to......

Chile reopens borders to visitors ahead of summer tourism season

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A worker checks temperature of a passenger as the country opens its air border amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the International Airport of Santiago, Chile November 23, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado SANTIAGO, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Chile announced plans to reopen its borders to visitors on Wednesday......

UK PM Johnson reshuffles his top team to focus on post-COVID rebuild

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Reshuffle has been in focus for weeks Raab demoted but appointed deputy prime minister Johnson targets gaffe-prone ministers LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson reshuffled his senior ministers on Wednesday, appointing his party’s first female foreign secretary, as he urged his government to get on with......

California Governor Newsom defeats Republican recall effort

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SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept 15 (Reuters) – California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday handily beat back a Republican campaign to oust him from office, sending a decisive message that voters in the deeply Democratic state supported his policies for tackling COVID-19, immigration and crime. Newsom, who won his first term in......

Biden to meet U.S. CEOs in ‘rallying cry’ for vaccine mandates

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WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden was scheduled to meet on Wednesday with business leaders and CEOs, as he pushes companies to require workers to be vaccinated amid a surge in COVID-19 infections among those not yet inoculated. Biden last week announced vaccine mandates for all federal......

Russia’s Vladimir Putin self-isolates after COVID-19 infects inner circle

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Putin says he is self-isolating as precaution Unnamed members of his entourage have COVID-19 Putin will conduct business by video conference Putin may quarantine for one week – vaccine developer MOSCOW, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday he was self-isolating after several members of his......

Brazil Senate leader kills Bolsonaro decree criticized by tech firms

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President of Brazil’s Senate Rodrigo Pacheco listens to Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro during a ceremony at the Planalto Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil September 14, 2021. REUTERS/Adriano Machado BRASILIA, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Brazilian Senate leader Rodrigo Pacheco said on Tuesday he would not consider President Jair Bolsonaro’s decree limiting social......

California voters deciding governor’s fate in Republican-led recall

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SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept 14 (Reuters) – California voters on Tuesday were deciding whether to recall Governor Gavin Newsom in a special election that will test the power of a Republican Party still dominated by former U.S. President Donald Trump in a deeply Democratic state. Newsom – a first-term governor and......

Over 50s to get booster shot as UK says COVID vaccines have saved more than 100,000 lives

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Booster shot recommended for all Britons over 50 Third shot also eyed for vulnerable and some health staff Winter “could be bumpy at times”, health official says LONDON, Sept 14 (Reuters) – COVID-19 vaccines have saved more than 112,000 lives and averted 24 million cases of the disease, British officials......

COVID-19 cases in southeast China more than double as Delta spreads

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Residents register to take nucleic acid tests at a testing site in Quanzhou, following new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Fujian province, China September 13, 2021. China Daily via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT. 59 new local cases reported......

Oil hits 6-week high on fears of U.S. supply disruptions from storm Nicholas

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An oil storage tank and crude oil pipeline equipment is seen during a tour by the Department of Energy at the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in Freeport, Texas, U.S. June 9, 2016. REUTERS/Richard Carson U.S. energy firms brace for another storm amid slow recoveries Over 40% of U.S. Gulf’s oil, gas......

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