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UK college offers medical students $13,700 in cash to defer their degree

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The U.K.’s University of Exeter is offering students who want to study medicine a £10,000 ($13,735) bursary and free first-year accommodation to defer their place, due to increased demand to study at the medical school.  In addition to offering students......

Here are the cheapest places to live in London right now

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A view of East London from an aerial view. Ray Wise | Moment | Getty Images Buying or renting in London remains notoriously expensive, so CNBC looks at which areas are currently the cheapest in the U.K. capital.  Data collected......

England’s lifting of Covid lockdowns is a danger to the entire world, experts warn

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to attend Prime Ministers Questions at the Houses of Parliament on July 7, 2021 in London, England. Chris J Ratcliffe | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — Global scientists have......

Millions of Brits set for self-isolation as restrictions ease and Covid cases soar

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Selective focus. Concept photo. Oleksandr Siedov | iStock Editorial | Getty Images LONDON — More than 500,000 people in Britain were told to self-isolate last week by the government-backed Covid-19 Test and Trace app, with similar numbers expected over the......

Six vaccinated countries have high Covid infection rates. Five of them rely on Chinese vaccines

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Covid-19 vaccines by Chinese firms Sinopharm (left) and Sinovac arrived at the Phnom Penh International Airport in Cambodia on June 8, 2021. Sovannara | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Among countries with both high vaccination rates and high rates......

UK’s largest chip plant to be acquired by Chinese-owned firm Nexperia amid global semiconductor shortage

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A close up image of a CPU socket and motherboard laying on the table. Narumon Bowonkitwanchai | Moment | Getty Images LONDON – Newport Wafer Fab, the U.K.’s largest chip producer, is set to be acquired by Chinese-owned semiconductor company......

The ruins of a ‘haunted’ Scottish village are on sale for nearly $173,000

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Old Village of Lawers is up for sale for offers over £125,000 ($172,859). The Old Village of Lawers photography The remains of a village in Scotland, which is supposedly haunted, has gone up for sale for offers over £125,000......

Some destinations are shutting out unvaccinated travelers. Here are a few

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here It’s one thing to require unvaccinated travelers to quarantine or undergo extra Covid tests. It’s another to bar them altogether. A small but growing list of travel destinations is either closing its doors to unvaccinated travelers or reopening only to......

New Covid study hints at long-term loss of brain tissue, Dr. Scott Gottlieb warns

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Scott Gottlieb warned Thursday about the potential for long-term brain loss associated with Covid, citing a new study from the United Kingdom. “In short, the study suggests that there could be some long-term loss of brain tissue from Covid,......

European Union adds the U.S. to its safe travel list

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Aerial images of Kea island also known as Gia or Tzia, Zea, and, in antiquity, Keos, is a Greek island in the Cyclades archipelago in the Aegean Sea. Kea is part of the Kea-Kythnos regional unit. NurPhoto | NurPhoto |......

‘The selfie summit’: Why some economists and activists are disappointed with the G-7

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here (L-R) President of the European Council Charles Michel, U.S. President Joe Biden, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi pose for the Leaders official welcome and family photo during the G7......

Sterling takes British reopening delay in its stride

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* Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh * Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv LONDON, June 14 (Reuters) – Sterling was largely unmoved on Monday by news Britain was set to delay the end of social distancing measures, as the government tries to slow a rapid rise in......

Biden opens European tour with slap at Brits

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Dominic Green President Joe Biden is channeling his inner Clark Griswold on his trip to England for the G-7 summit. Too bad it’s his own nation he’s lampooning, writes Dominic Green of The Spectator. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click......

G-20 GDP returns to pre-pandemic levels, with China seeing a massive rebound

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Employees work on the production line of silicon wafer at a workshop of Jiejie Semiconductor Co., Ltd on March 17, 2021 in Nantong, Jiangsu Province of China. Xu Congjun | Visual China Group | Getty Images The Group of Twenty......

Biden and Johnson to agree on new ‘Atlantic Charter’ covering tech, trade and travel

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Joe Biden waves as he and First Lady Jill Biden walk on the ellipse to board Marine One on June 09, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Joe Biden and the First Lady are traveling to the United Kingdom......

American Shares What Revelations She’s Had Since She Moved To The UK (22 Pics)

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If two countries speak the same language, that doesn’t mean their residents lead the same lives. Lisa Dollan, known online as Yorkshire Peach, is an American living in the UK. For some time now, she has been creating a TikTok series where the woman lists the differences she has spotted......

Going remote in Italy: How to get out of the cities and into the countryside

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here What’s a trip to Italy without exploring the vaulted passages of the Colosseum, skipping down the Spanish Steps and staring up in wonderous rapture at the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel? “Absolutely relaxing,” said Margherita Migliorini of Villa di Capannole, a luxury......

52 Times Britain “Went Too Far” (But We Still Love You, Brits)

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Ah, Britain—my old love. From the fabulous invention that is tea time to the country’s storied history, impressive architecture, and most of all gorgeous parks, I’ve been enamored with British culture for as long as I can remember. However, like some of the nation’s more errr creative meals (beans on......

UK eases lockdown but Covid variant from India threatens summer freedom

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Busy bars and restaurants in Old Compton Street, Soho, in London in April 2021. SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images The U.K. relaxed restrictions on its economy and social contact further on Monday, but the spread of the Covid......

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