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UK warns China: do not destroy the jewel of Hong Kong

The United Kingdom warned Beijing on Tuesday to step back from the brink over an "authoritarian" national security law in Hong Kong that it...

British Airways does not attend meeting with Britain’s interior minister Priti Patel

British Airways and its parent company IAG did not attend a meeting on Thursday with Britain's interior minister Priti Patel, with the meeting meant...

French coronavirus death toll up 44 to 29,065

Confirmed new coronavirus infections in France rose by 767 to 152,444 on the 25th day since lockdown ended on May 11, the health ministry...

EU eyes overhaul of pharma rules to tackle vaccine, antibiotic shortages

The European Commission on Tuesday started a process that could lead to reforms of drug manufacturing to limit shortages of vaccines and antibiotics and...

Volkswagen resumes deliveries of Golf 8 after software fix

Volkswagen is resuming deliveries of its Golf 8 model after fixing a software glitch, a spokesman said on Thursday. The German automaker halted deliveries of...

Italy’s opposition parties flout social distancing rules at rally in Rome

Italian opposition parties and hundreds of supporters defied social distancing rules on Tuesday to pack Rome's central streets in an anti-government protest rally. With more...

Wall Street Week Ahead: Bond investors look for Fed to justify steepening yield curve

Expectations that the global economy has dodged the worst-case scenarios for the coronavirus pandemic have led to a dramatic selloff in U.S. government bonds...

U.S. health department asks labs to add demographic data to COVID-19 results

U.S. laboratories testing patients for COVID-19 are required to report data such as a patient's age and ethnicity along with test results, the U.S....

JPMorgan, Barclays settle Mexican bond rigging litigation

JPMorgan Chase & Co and Barclays Plc will pay $20.7 million to resolve investors' claims they conspired to rig the Mexican government bond market,...

Court in Crimea jails second Jehovah’s Witness for six years

A court in Russian-controlled Crimea jailed a Jehovah's Witness for six years on Thursday after finding him guilty of belonging to an organisation banned...

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