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U.K. to end compulsory quarantine for travelers from France, Germany, Spain and Italy

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A worker disinfects the showers on the beach of La Muralla on May 25, 2020 in El Puerto de Santa María, Spain. Juan Carlos Toro The U.K. government is about to lift compulsory self-isolation for travelers from low-risk destinations starting......
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Jeffrey Epstein friend Ghislaine Maxwell arrested on child sex abuse conspiracy, perjury charges

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell attend de Grisogono Sponsors The 2005 Wall Street Concert Series Benefitting Wall Street Rising, with a Performance by Rod Stewart at Cipriani Wall Street on March 15, 2005 in New York City. Joe Schildhorn |......
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Photographer takes remarkable images of endangered butterfly flying off flower

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Sometimes, it pays to stop and smell the flowers. A photographer has captured remarkable photos of endangered butterflies flying off flowers at a nature preserve in the U.K., British news agency SWNS reports. Andrew Fusek Peters spent two hours in the Shropshire hills to capture the images, one of which......
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Teen invents watch that warns you before you touch your face

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Here’s a “hands-off” approach to coronavirus prevention. As the coronavirus continues to threaten public health, we have been asked to take up new habits, such as wearing face masks in public, frequent hand-washing and avoiding contact with our faces. But if you just can’t seem to resist the urge, the......
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British city might be UK’s first local lockdown in coronavirus pandemic

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LONDON — Britain’s government is considering a lockdown for the central English city of Leicester amid a spike of COVID-19 cases — the first time that a single UK area would face such an extreme measure during the pandemic. The Sunday Times first reported that a lockdown could come within......
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Woman pregnant with twins in separate wombs could go through labor twice

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A pregnant British woman discovered she has two wombs and is carrying a twin in each one — meaning she could give birth with two separate labors, according to a new interview. Kelly Fairhurst, 28, told The Sun that after her 12-week scan she was told she was one in......
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UK beach town raises alarm as huge crowds flock to the coast

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LONDON – Authorities in Bournemouth, a popular beach town in southern England, declared a “major incident” on Thursday over what they called the irresponsible behavior of crowds who had ignored public health guidance on coronavirus and badly overstretched local services. The declaration came after visitors arrived in very large numbers......
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The U.S. is considering $3.1 billion in new tariffs on products from France, Germany, Spain and the UK

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and US President Donald Trump speak during a bilateral meeting in Biarritz, south-west France on August 26, 2019, on the third day of the annual G7 Summit. NICHOLAS KAMM | AFP | Getty Images The......
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Britain mourns victims of terrorism-linked stabbing, American among dead

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Members of the public observe a minute’s silence near to the entrance of Forbury Gardens park in Reading, west of London. BEN STANSALL The English town of Reading was to hold a minute’s silence on Monday for the victims of......
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Police treat UK deadly stabbing spree as terrorism incident

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Members of the media gather outside a police cordon, set up at the Abbey Gateway near Forbury Gardens park in Reading, west of London, on June 21, 2020 following a stabbing incident the previous day. – British police said Sunday......
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U.K. lowers coronavirus alert level to ‘epidemic’ from ‘exponential’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Woman wearing a surgical mask walks past Royal Exchange in the capital’s financial district, in London, England on March 11, 2020. Richard Baker | In Pictures via Getty Images The United Kingdom’s chief medical officers have agreed that the......
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World stock markets slip on second wave virus fears, safe-havens rise

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NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – Global stock markets fell on Thursday as a continued rise in the number of coronavirus cases dashed hopes of a swift recovery from the pandemic-induced economic slump and drove demand for safe-haven currencies such as the dollar and Japanese yen. Traders wear masks as they work......
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Sharp learning curve for bosses as WFH goes global

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Two weeks into the coronavirus lockdown and Sergei Holmeckis, a boss at Deutsche Telekom’s Czech operations in the city of Brno, was frustrated with staff video calls. His team didn’t like turning on their cameras and the discussion was stilted. Source – For more click here To Return to the......
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Stocks drift as second wave virus fears mount

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LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) – Global stocks drifted on Thursday as spiking coronavirus cases in some U.S. states and China crushed hopes of a quick global economic comeback from the pandemic. FILE PHOTO: A street cleaning operative walks past the London Stock Exchange Group building in the City of London financial district,......
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US pulls out of talks to tax tech giants in a blow to Europe’s plans

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here French Finance and Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire (L) greets US Treasury Secretary of State Steven Mnuchin. ERIC PIERMONT The United States has shocked Europe by pulling out of negotiations over an international digital tax and threatened to retaliate if......
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Oil prices fall as coronavirus case surge heightens demand fears

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MELBOURNE/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices slipped on Thursday on concerns that a spike in new coronavirus cases in China and the United States could dampen a recovery in fuel demand, even as lockdowns ease. FILE PHOTO: The sun is seen behind a crude oil pump jack in the Permian Basin......
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Air maintenance firms, manufacturers plan for $60 billion in lost sales

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(Reuters) – Maintenance firms and spare parts producers who keep airplanes running are bracing for a decline of up to 75% in sales this year – and more pain to follow – as airlines park or retire thousands of aircraft due to the coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: People work near......
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UK’s Supreme Court rules against Mastercard, Visa in retailers’ fees battle

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s highest court on Wednesday upheld an earlier Court of Appeal ruling that credit card companies Visa (V.N) and Mastercard (MA.N) restricted competition in the way they set fees for retailers, opening the way for them to seek compensation. FILE PHOTO: A Visa credit card is seen......
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Stocks grind higher on recovery hopes

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LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Europe’s shares added to their best gains in almost a month as safety plays lost their lustre on Wednesday, with hopes of a rapid economic recovery standing firm against a resurgence of global coronavirus cases. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians leave and enter the London Stock Exchange in London,......
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HSBC revives 35,000 job cut plan after pandemic pause

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LONDON (Reuters) – HSBC is resuming plans to cut around 35,000 jobs which it put on ice after the coronavirus outbreak, as Europe’s biggest bank grapples with the impact on its already falling profits. FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past a logo of HSBC bank......

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