Friday, April 16

Tag: Western Europe

Stocks stage furious rally late after national emergency declared

Stocks stage furious rally late after na ...

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(Reuters) - Wall Street staged a furious rally in the waning moments of the session on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency to combat the rapidly spreading coronavirus, although major averages still suffered sharp losses for the week. In a volatile session, all th... ...
Scotland’s chief medical officer resigns after flouting own coronavirus guidance

Scotland’s chief medical officer r ...

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FILE PHOTO: Chief Medical Officer Dr Catherine Calderwood and Health Secretary Jeane Freeman, deliver an update on coronavirus following a COBRA meeting, in Edinburgh, Scotland, Britain, March 12, 2020. Jeff J Mitchell/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer Catherine ...
Sterling slips after PM Johnson admitted to hospital for tests

Sterling slips after PM Johnson admitted ...

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FILE PHOTO: An English ten Pound note is seen in an illustration taken March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Phil Noble/Illustration LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling briefly fell against the U.S. dollar in late Sunday trading on news that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests. The Bri... ...
UK PM Johnson will continue to lead government, housing minister Jenrick says

UK PM Johnson will continue to lead gove ...

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Robert Jenrick is seen outside Downing Street, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Jo... ...