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‘A side of shares’: Deliveroo to offer 50 million pounds of stock to customers

LONDON, March 7 (Reuters) – Deliveroo said shares worth 50 million pounds ($69 million) would be earmarked for customers in its upcoming flotation, with the offer branded “Great food with a side of shares”. The Amazon-backed food delivery firm announced plans on Thursday to list in London, with a potential......

Iran’s Zarif to offer ‘constructive’ plan amid hopes of informal nuclear talks

FILE PHOTO: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon August 14, 2020. Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran will soon present a “constructive” plan of action, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday, after European sources said Tehran gave......

All West Virginia K-8 schools required to offer in-person classes by March 3

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Beginning March 3, all elementary and middle schools in West Virginia will be required to offer in-person classes five days per week, the state board of education decided in a vote. During the meeting, the board recommended that high......

Petrobras gets single offer from SBM for Mero 4 oil platform – sources

A man walks past the headquarters of Brazilian oil company Petrobras in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 22, 2021. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petrobras received only one proposal, from Holland’s SBM Offshore, in a bid to contract construction of the Mero 4 oil......

Flowery, Yes. But the Wines of Fleurie Offer More.

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It’s fair to say that though Mr. Lynch’s company, Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant, imports some of the best Beaujolais producers in the world, including Jean Foillard and Domaine Lapierre, those wines bear little resemblance to the Beaujolais of old, beyond being made entirely of the gamay grape. It’s still possible......

Britain to offer all adults a COVID-19 vaccine by end of July

LONDON (Reuters) – All adults in Britain will be offered a first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of July, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday ahead of a planned announcement on the cautious reopening of the economy from lockdown. FILE PHOTO: A woman receives an Oxford-AstraZeneca......

Texas Water Woes, Iran Nuclear Deal Offer, Vaccine Finder Tool : Up First

NPR Power as been restored in most of Texas but the state faces another crisis as many are without clean water. President Biden formally offers to restart nuclear talks with Iran, but Tehran demands the lifting of all U.S. sanctions first. NPR has developed an on-line tool that will help......

Germany plans to offer free rapid coronavirus tests from March 1

FILE PHOTO: A woman wears a protective mask as she crosses a bridge in front of the skyline as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues during an extended lockdown and a demand by the German government for more home office possibilities in Frankfurt, Germany, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Kai......

Russia open to Musk’s offer of a conversation with Putin via Clubhouse, seeks further details

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Extended Boards of Interior Ministry on February 26, 2020 in Moscow, Russia. Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images Russia hasn’t ruled out the idea of President Vladimir Putin talking to Tesla billionaire Elon Musk on......

BNY Mellon to offer bitcoin services, a validation of crypto from a key bank in the financial system

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Bank of New York Mellon on Wall Street, New York. Scott Mlyn | CNBC Bank of New York Mellon, the nation’s oldest bank, said Thursday that it will begin financing bitcoin and other digital currencies. The custody bank will......

UPDATE 1-Australia’s AMP says Ares pulls buyout offer

(Adds context on deal, results) Feb 11 (Reuters) – AMP Ltd said on Thursday Ares Management had withdrawn its buyout offer for the Australian wealth manager, which posted a 32% fall in annual profit on heavy cash outflow from its flagship fund arm. Ares had approached AMP last year after......

Laser manufacturer Coherent receives $6 billion takeover offer from MKS Instruments

(Reuters) – Coherent Inc said on Monday it had received an unsolicited offer from manufacturing devices maker MKS Instruments Inc to acquire the laser manufacturer in a $6 billion cash-and-stock deal. The offer values Coherent shares at $240 apiece, representing a premium of about 24% to the stock’s Friday close.......

UK to offer businesses more flexibility to pay back COVID loans

FILE PHOTO: Buildings are seen in the Canary Wharf business district, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London, Britain January 27, 2021. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra LONDON (Reuters) – Companies that took out loans under a COVID-19 scheme will be allowed more flexibility in paying them back by lengthening......

Tulsa, other US cities offer workers incentives to relocate for remote jobs

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Some U.S. cities are offering money to move there and work remotely. Tulsa, Oklahoma, is offering $10,000 dollars to pack up and relocate. The Tulsa Remote program requires that you already have a job and stay at least one......

Black leaders offer several key steps to help close the racial wealth gap

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here As the nation celebrates the achievements of African-Americans during Black History Month, it is also a time to look ahead. Black leaders have some advice for the next generation of African-Americans about how to bridge the racial wealth and income......

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