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Saudi index hits multi-year peak as Gulf bourses end higher - Reuters

2021-10-17 13:41:00 UTC

Saudi index hits multi-year peak as Gulf bourses end higher - ReutersMajor stock markets in the Gulf ended higher on Sunday amid strong oil prices, with the Saudi index hitting a multi-year peak as the country eased coronavirus curbs. Read more at Reuters


Germany's pandemic state of emergency to end Nov. 25 - Bild - Reuters

2021-10-18 14:03:00 UTC

GermanyGerman Health Minister Jens Spahn said special regulations relating to the coronavirus pandemic could end on November 25, though many indoor test, vaccine and other hygiene measures would need to remain in place, Bild reported. Read more at Reuters


Sales growth at Gucci slows down sharply in Q3, missing forecasts - Reuters

2021-10-19 15:54:00 UTC

Sales growth at Gucci slows down sharply in Q3, missing forecasts - ReutersKering's star fashion brand Gucci grew sales by 3.8% in the third quarter, missing analyst expectations, as the pace of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic slowed down sharply following a bumper second quarter, particularly in Asia. Read more at Reuters


Gates Foundation allots $120 mln for poor nations to get COVID-19 drug - Reuters

2021-10-20 06:12:00 UTC

Gates Foundation allots $120 mln for poor nations to get COVID-19 drug - ReutersThe Gates Foundation will allocate up to $120 million to help lower-income countries get an experimental COVID-19 drug being developed by U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc in the battle against coronavirus, it said on Wednesday. Read more at Reuters


New Zealand reports record daily cases as Delta spreads - Reuters

2021-10-19 03:21:00 UTC

New Zealand reports record daily cases as Delta spreads - ReutersNew Zealand recorded on Tuesday the highest number of daily cases since the pandemic began last year, as the Delta variant of the coronavirus spreads in its biggest city Auckland. Read more at Reuters


Brazil has 373 COVID deaths in 24 hours, lowest since April 2020 -ministry - Reuters

2021-10-20 21:35:00 UTC

Brazil has 373 COVID deaths in 24 hours, lowest since April 2020 -ministry - ReutersBrazil has had 15,609 new cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the past 24 hours, and 373 deaths from COVID-19, the health ministry said on Wednesday, reporting the lowest death toll for a Wednesday since April last year. Read more at Reuters


Japan must issue bonds to fund pandemic-relief steps, PM Kishida says - Reuters

2021-10-18 05:13:00 UTC

Japan must issue bonds to fund pandemic-relief steps, PM Kishida says - ReutersJapanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Monday the country must issue government bonds to fund policies aimed at helping the public weather the hit from the coronavirus pandemic. Read more at Reuters


Serbia introduces COVID-19 passes for indoor cafes and restaurants - Reuters

2021-10-20 11:27:00 UTC

Serbia introduces COVID-19 passes for indoor cafes and restaurants - ReutersSerbia will make a COVID-19 "health pass" mandatory for access to restaurants, cafes and bars in the evenings, Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said on Wednesday, as the country struggles with persistently high numbers of coronavirus infections. Read more at Reuters


Oil prices fall as weaker China growth, U.S. output stoke demand concerns - Reuters

2021-10-19 01:56:00 UTC

Oil prices fall as weaker China growth, U.S. output stoke demand concerns - ReutersOil prices fell on Tuesday, with Brent down a second straight day, after Chinese data showed slowing economic growth and U.S. factory output dropped in September, raising fresh concerns about demand amid patchy recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Read more at Reuters


New Zealand's daily COVID-19 cases fall, some classrooms to reopen - Reuters

2021-10-20 02:29:00 UTC

New ZealandDaily COVID-19 cases in New Zealand fell on Wednesday after a record jump the day before, with most infections still in Auckland as the Delta variant of the coronavirus continues to affect the country's biggest city. Read more at Reuters


Russia reports cases of more contagious COVID-19 variant - reports - Reuters

2021-10-21 06:08:00 UTC

Russia reports cases of more contagious COVID-19 variant - reports - ReutersRussia has reported some COVID-19 infections with a new coronavirus variant believed to be even more contagious than the Delta one, the RIA news agency said on Thursday. Read more at Reuters


Russia is still being ravaged by COVID-19, with 1,000 deaths a day and only 33% vaccinated

2021-10-19 12:35:26 UTC

Russia is still being ravaged by COVID-19, with 1,000 deaths a day and only 33% vaccinatedMany Russians do not trust the vaccines produced by the country's scientists, leaving them unprotected as the coronavirus continues to spread. Read more at Business Insider


Will ETFs Suffer as US Consumer Sentiment Falls in October?

2021-10-18 23:00:00 UTC

Will ETFs Suffer as US Consumer Sentiment Falls in October?The U.S. consumer sentiment takes a hit in early October from the rising concerns over surging coronavirus cases and inflationary levels.
Read more at Zacks.com


Canadian restaurant staff face anger, abuse, racism when enforcing coronavirus vaccine policies - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

2021-10-17 15:42:17 UTC

Canadian restaurant staff face anger, abuse, racism when enforcing coronavirus vaccine policies - CP24 TorontoCanadian restaurant staff face anger, abuse, racism when enforcing coronavirus vaccine policiesCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsView Full coverage on Google News Read more at CP24 Toronto's Breaking News


Wheres the logic?: how Englands no jab, no job policy will hit a care worker

2021-10-18 10:55:08 UTC

Wheres the logic?: how Englands no jab, no job policy will hit a care workerDebbie Vickers is among tens of thousands of care home staff likely to lose jobs because of Covid vaccine rules

Carol Thomas, a retired health academic who lives with multip Read more at The Guardian


Pandemic has spurred engagement in online extremism, say experts

2021-10-19 05:00:16 UTC

Pandemic has spurred engagement in online extremism, say expertsTerror content just one of cocktail of harms that are subject to growing online engagement, report finds

Eighteen months of global lockdowns have led to growing engagement Read more at The Guardian


Covid disruption could cost pupils in England up to 46,000, finds report

2021-10-21 05:00:11 UTC

Covid disruption could cost pupils in England up to 46,000, finds reportBlow to lifetime earnings would affect students in north and Midlands worst, says thinktank

Pupils in England whose learning has been severely disrupted by the pandemic coul Read more at The Guardian


England to open walk-in Covid clinics for children aged 12-15 within weeks

2021-10-17 17:33:13 UTC

England to open walk-in Covid clinics for children aged 12-15 within weeksMove to speed up vaccinations follows rising infection rates in secondary schools

Walk-in vaccine clinics for 12- to 15-year-olds are expected to be launched in England with Read more at The Guardian


Psychosis cases soar in England as pandemic hits mental health

2021-10-17 23:01:39 UTC

Psychosis cases soar in England as pandemic hits mental health75% rise in referrals for first suspected episode of psychosis between April 2019 and April 2021

Cases of psychosis have soared over the past two years in England as an incr Read more at The Guardian


UK lab investigated for false negative Covid tests is not fully accredited

2021-10-18 18:06:06 UTC

UK lab investigated for false negative Covid tests is not fully accreditedNeither Immensa nor Dante Labs has ever been accredited, Ukas says, contrary to government comments

The private laboratory that is under investigation for potentially issuin Read more at The Guardian



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