Friday January 28-th, 2022

Trump rips into China over coronavirus, 'very disappointed' Trump rips into China over coronavirus, 'very disappointed'

Graham said he was convinced that had it not been for "deception" by the CCP, the virus would not be in the United States. "We can stop them, they're going to try doing it", he said. The Georgia congressman told Fox News' "America's Newsroom" on ...

US unemployment rate will get worse, Treasury's Mnuchin says US unemployment rate will get worse, Treasury's Mnuchin says

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluations, whose virus projections have been closely watched, during the week raised its USA death forecast - to 137,000 deaths by 4 August - based largely on "explosive increases in mobility in a number of stat...

United Kingdom economy shrinks 2% in first quarter before full lockdown United Kingdom economy shrinks 2% in first quarter before full lockdown

All key sectors contributed to the record contraction. Last week, the Bank of England said Britain's economy could be heading for its sharpest annual slump in GDP in more than 300 years, saying a 14 per cent fall was possible, followed potentially ...

Twitter ready to allow employees work from home 'forever' - Spokesperson Twitter ready to allow employees work from home 'forever' - Spokesperson

Other tech giants have updated their employees on work from home measures for the foreseeable future, as experts expect remote work to become much more common after the pandemic , with business travel rarer. Earlier, Twitter human resources head ...

Almost 600,000 Australians lose jobs as virus lockdown bites Almost 600,000 Australians lose jobs as virus lockdown bites

Nearly 600,000 Australians lost their jobs as the virus shutdown took hold in April, the steepest monthly drop since records began more than 40 years ago, data showed Thursday. Parts of the country have begun relaxing the restrictions, with some cafe...

With Rs 20 L crore package, PM makes self-reliance pitch With Rs 20 L crore package, PM makes self-reliance pitch

In the ongoing lockdown 3.0 which is expected to end on May 17, several relaxations were given with respect of movement of people in private vehicles, opening of standalone shops apart from essentials and permission to factories and offices to open p...

Emirates to resume nine scheduled flights from May 21 Emirates to resume nine scheduled flights from May 21

However, the airline said yesterday that the uptick in services will ensure "seamless connection in Dubai for customers flying between the United Kingdom and Australia", which has been a major focus of repatriation efforts in recent months.

UK Government Extends Furlough Scheme By Four Months UK Government Extends Furlough Scheme By Four Months

It has been used by 935,000 companies. UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak on Tuesday extended the government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme , in place to prevent forced redundancies during the lockdown in place to curb the pandemic, for a further fou...

US Federal Reserve Chairman Warns of Extended Recession US Federal Reserve Chairman Warns of Extended Recession

It will take some time for the US economy to get back to where it was, Powell said in a webcast, as he pledged to use the USA central bank's power as needed and called for more fiscal stimulus. While Democrats this week proposed an additional $3tn ...

Trump tweets support of Tesla reopening California factory Trump tweets support of Tesla reopening California factory

Indeed, that would be a threat local officials would likely be concerned about. "He's one of the biggest employers and manufacturers in California, and California should prioritize doing whatever they need to do to solve those health issues so that...

Alameda's Deal To Tesla for Opening Fremont Plant Alameda's Deal To Tesla for Opening Fremont Plant

President Donald Trump, who has been an outspoken supporter of reopening the economy, weighed in the saga on Twitter Tuesday morning, siding with Musk. Tesla could be legally cleared to scale up operations at its vehicle factory in Fremont, Califor...

Self-employed? Here’s how to get a government grant Self-employed? Here’s how to get a government grant

The Treasury said it had moved quickly to implement the payments system after agreeing in March to supplement a subsidy for PAYE workers - which has paid for more than 7 million workers to stay at home on furlough - with a similar grant for the sel...

United Kingdom furlough scheme extended to October United Kingdom furlough scheme extended to October

Reacting to the news, UNISON's Dave Prentis said: "It's good news for millions of workers..." A Treasury spokesperson said: "The Government's focus is on supporting families and businesses through this hard period". Employers using the scheme wil...

Coronavirus outbreak: India PM Modi announces US$266 billion for hard-hit economy Coronavirus outbreak: India PM Modi announces US$266 billion for hard-hit economy

As we move towards the end of the third leg of the coronavirus induced lockdown , the total number of Covid-19 cases have reportedly reached 74,480 and 2,415 people have died from the virus in India . The government may look at the RBI for some...

Tesla Defies Government Orders, Reopens Factory, Tesla Stock Rallies And Falls Tesla Defies Government Orders, Reopens Factory, Tesla Stock Rallies And Falls

Without that plan, however, and with production resumed, the department noted Tesla was breaking its lockdown rules, and that officials would apply "the same phased approach we use for other businesses which have violated the order in the past".

Wall Street sinks again as Fed chair warns on virus threat

Spot gold was unchanged at $1,701.51 per ounce by 0326 GMT. Last week financial markets began pricing in a negative U.S. interest rate environment for the first time as investors grappled with the economic consequences of the new coronavirus outb...

USA economic reopening should be gradual - Fed's Daly tells CNN

Federal Reserve officials said on May 8. Unemployment in the U.S.is already at the highest level since the Great Depression, but according to Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari, Americans should prepare for even more devastat...

Australia treasurer tested after coughing fit during virus speech Australia treasurer tested after coughing fit during virus speech

Mr Frydenberg told parliament the underlying cash deficit at the end of March was $22.4 billion - nearly $10 billion higher than the government's forecasts. "Given the level of uncertainty, our economic measures provide more than financial relief", F...

Bitcoin 'halving': What does the much-hyped event mean? Bitcoin 'halving': What does the much-hyped event mean?

Although previous Bitcoin (BTC ) halvings have all led to a rise in price both before and after the event occurred, this time may play out differently due to the emergence of a whole new derivatives market for bitcoin, one of the largest derivativ...

Mercedes S-Class Leaks In Fully Revealing Spy Shots Mercedes S-Class Leaks In Fully Revealing Spy Shots

At the back, too, the new S-class has wraparound LED tail-lights that echo the design of the refreshed E-class' tail-lights but have sharper edges and unique detailing. As for a 6.0-litre V12 engine, some reports say that the saloon version won't be ...

Australia treasurer tested for coronavirus after coughing bout in parliament Australia treasurer tested for coronavirus after coughing bout in parliament

Mr Albanese told Sky News host Chris Kenny he does not know "what the goal of it was" especially given the lack of economic forecasts even though "they would have had information, they're just not telling us". The result of his test is expected tomor...

UK Economy Shrinks 2% in First Quarter on Coronavirus UK Economy Shrinks 2% in First Quarter on Coronavirus

The latest figures show the first direct effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on the United Kingdom economy after the country was placed in lockdown to control the spread of the virus. Trade data also showed the United Kingdom deficit widened to a far hig...

Government confirms you can meet your family outside your home Government confirms you can meet your family outside your home

Today programme's host Mishal Husain asked Raab, "From Wednesday you will be able to meet one person from outside your household". "If you're out in the park and you're two metres apart, we're saying now, and use some common sense and you socially ...

Shoppers Told to Wear Masks Fight With Guards Shoppers Told to Wear Masks Fight With Guards

Video of the altercation initially shows locals Philip Hamilton and Paul Hamilton being escorted from the establishment over their failure to adhere to the county-imposed rule that all individuals must wear face masks; however, the incident quickly e...

Jack Dorsey: Twitter employees can work from home forever Jack Dorsey: Twitter employees can work from home forever

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . "I don't fear any slowness as we work to distribute our workforce now, and I do think we have to build a company that's not entirely dependent on San Francisco", Dorsey said during an earnings ...

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