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US, Germany plan new restrictions as Omicron shakes investors up

US reports first case of Omicron in traveler from South Africa United States to announce measures to fight COVID-19 this winter European agency: Omicron could cause half of infections in Europe in a few months BERLIN / WASHINGTON, December 2 (Reuters) – The United States, Germany and Russia on Thursday joined countries with tighter COVID-19 […]

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Joséphine Baker enters the Pantheon of National Heroes

Host, civil rights activist and spy: Joséphine Baker became the first black woman to be commemorated at the Pantheon in Paris on Tuesday evening – an honor bestowed by the French president only on those considered national heroes. President Emmanuel Macron, who hopes to secure his second term in an election in less than five […]

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Japan to ban foreign visitors as Omicron concerns grow globally

Japan, Australia try to defend against Omicron infections Asian markets, oil prices are picking up a bit Still unclear if Omicron causes more serious illness – WHO Britain plans G7 health ministers meeting on Monday Biden to provide update on US response TOKYO / SYDNEY, Nov. 29 (Reuters) – Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, will […]

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Study finds what people say makes life meaningful

(KTVX) – What gives meaning to people’s lives? Is it money or material wealth? Or is it being able to do things like travel or work? A study by the Pew Research Center examines the things that people living in 17 “advanced economies” say make sense of their lives. The study interviewed approximately 19,000 adults […]

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FirstFT: China’s emissions fall as economy rocked by slowdown in real estate

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Subscribe to our Asia, Europe / Africa Where Americas edition to receive it directly in your inbox every weekday morning Did you follow the news well this week? Take our quiz. China’s carbon dioxide emissions have declined for the first time since last year’s […]

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For Brexiters who dreamed of regaining control, France is too close for comfort | Rafael Behr

Considering that the width of the English Channel does not change, it is surprising how often British politicians seem surprised by the proximity of France. Currently, Priti Patel is enraged by the volume of people crossing in small boats. Boris Johnson is frustrated with Patel’s inability to stop the traffic. Tory MPs who told voters […]

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Spain targets European retirees | Economy and business

In the Spanish municipality of L’Alfàs del Pi, where almost half of the 20,500 inhabitants come from overseas, there is not a single person who has not heard of the Forum Mare Nostrum. It is a residence for the elderly that has been operating in the province of Alicante, in the region of Valencia, for […]

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Cafes scramble for staff, while other economic disruptions are hidden | Australia News

When Sandy Green, the owner of Green Refectory, a popular cafe in inner north Melbourne, announced a job before the Covid pandemic, she could expect a flood of applicants. Nowadays, as economies emerge from foreclosure, the roles seem to have turned. “We’ll put an ad on our website or in our window, and where we […]

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Unemployment in France slightly higher in the third quarter

Job seekers wait to speak to staff at an office of the National Employment Agency (Pôle emploi) in Aubervilliers, near Paris, France, on December 20, 2017. REUTERS / Benoit Tessier / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now PARIS, November 19 (Reuters) – The unemployment rate in France rose […]

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France solves California offshore wind problem

Between drought, wildfires, mudslides and more, California seems to be a big ball of problems these days. Access to offshore wind power is one of those issues in the “what not” category. The Pacific coast is full of renewable energy potential, but the water is too deep for conventional offshore wind turbines. The Golden State […]

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Infrastructure, Rittenhouse, Bannon: your Monday evening briefing

(Want to receive this newsletter in your inbox? Here is registration.) Have a good evening. Here is the last Monday at the end of the day. Austria, facing a 134% increase in cases in the past two weeks, has restricted unvaccinated people to their homes from today, unless they are traveling for work, the school, […]

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EU economy faces growing headwinds despite pandemic recovery, Brussels warns

Supply chain bottlenecks and rising energy costs threaten to slow the EU’s recovery from the pandemic despite a recent acceleration in growth, the European Commission has warned. Economic growth in the EU and the euro area is set to reach 5% this year, the committee said in its autumn report on the economy, faster than […]

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France returns 26 looted treasures and works of art to Benin

France has returned 26 royal treasures and works of art looted from its former colony of Benin, in part fulfilling a promise by President Emmanuel Macron four years ago to forge a new relationship with Africa. During a ceremony at the Elysee Palace on Tuesday, Roselyne Bachelot and Jean-Michel Abimbola, ministers of Culture of the […]

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The French economy on track for 0.75% growth in the fourth quarter

PARIS, Nov. 8 (Reuters) – France’s economic rebound is expected to moderate in the fourth quarter, with most companies seeing further improvement despite continuing supply chain and personnel challenges, the French central bank said on Monday . The second-largest economy in the euro zone is expected to grow 0.75% in the fourth quarter, the Banque […]

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Air France-KLM hopes India will allow it to increase flights to meet growing demand

Air France-KLM’s current Indian services are limited due to restrictions on air bubbles, but the airline hopes the Indian government will allow it to increase flights to meet growing demand, an executive said. superior of the carrier. As of July 2020, India has allowed limited special international flights with passenger restrictions under formed air bubbles […]

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Delta sees 450% increase in bookings before US opens to more visitors

Delta Airlines sees significant increase in bookings as the US prepares to reopen, with a reported 450% increase in term bookings. Delta Airbus A330-300 departing from Dublin Airport – Image, economy class and beyond. Delta saw a 450% increase in bookings at international outlets compared to six weeks prior to the announcement. Many international flights […]

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If the government is re-elected, it may be despite Scott Morrison rather than because of him

When Scott Morrison faced the traveling media during a layover in Dubai on the way home, he looked exhausted. Here is a man who needed a hot bath and a big political reset. He presumably had the opportunity for the first; he and his advisers will ruminate on the latter for a long time to […]

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Fish wars between UK and France are latest post-Brexit flashpoint

The UK and France are heading into a new crisis in their post-Brexit relationship, with each side embroiled in a fisheries dispute that threatens to escalate into an all-out trade war. Driving the news: The latest flash point comes courtesy of an industry that only accounts for 0.1% of UK GDP, but played a disproportionate […]

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The ex-vegan cop is set to become New York’s second black mayor

Published on: 10/31/2021 – 02:10Amended: 10/31/2021 – 02:08 Eric Adams, a black ex-cop who has fought racial discrimination in the police force, is set to be elected mayor of New York next Tuesday, tasked with leading the city’s post-pandemic recovery. The 61-year-old centrist Democrat and avid vegan will become the second African-American to lead the […]

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The G-20 needs a freedom and prosperity agenda more than ever

The first in-person gathering of the world’s 20 largest economies, the Group of 20, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic will be in Rome, Italy, from October 30 to 31. At the very least, the summit shouldn’t go as usual. Unfortunately, there are reasons to believe that the meeting will not address the issues […]

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Peter Dutton suggests looming French elections part of fury over Australian AUKUS submarine deal

Defense Minister Peter Dutton has suggested that the impending French elections may be part of France’s fury against the Australian AUKUS submarine deal. Photo: NCA NewsWire / Gary Ramage Defense Minister Peter Dutton has suggested that the reason France remains “frustrated” by Australia’s abandonment of the $ 90 billion bilateral submarine deal is because of […]

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With the national agenda in the home stretch, Biden heads to Europe

President Joe Biden will travel to Europe on Thursday for a series of meetings with world leaders focused on the global economy and climate change, as well as an official visit to Pope Francis, as the president seeks to consolidate some of his priorities policies both at home and abroad. What would you like to […]

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Climate change and human activity threaten Libya nature reserve

Published on: 10/26/2021 – 03:52Amended: 10/26/2021 – 03:50 Ashaafean Reserve (Libya) (AFP) A two-hour drive east of Tripoli in the Nafusa mountain range, Ashaafean Park was added to UNESCO’s list of biosphere reserves last month. It includes dry forests, grasslands and a desert on the edge of the Sahara – ideal habitats for the increasingly […]

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Erdogan threatens to expel 10 Western ambassadors

ISTANBUL – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to expel ambassadors from 10 countries, including the United States, declaring them “persona non grata” after calling for the release of a jailed philanthropist. “I gave the instruction to our foreign minister and said ‘You will immediately deal with the persona non grata declaration of these […]

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Peru exceeds 200,000 Covid deaths: officials

Published on: 10/23/2021 – 04:00Amended: 10/23/2021 – 03:59 Lima (AFP) The ministry announced 25 new deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the South American country above the symbolic threshold with 200,003 deaths since the start of the pandemic in March 2020. The Andean country of 33 million people has also recorded 2.2 million infections. […]

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New Caledonia’s independence leaders challenge France on final referendum date

The stability of Australia’s close neighbor across the Coral Sea and France’s influence in the region are threatened by a call of the separatist parties not to participate in the final referendum on the independence of New Caledonia if France insists on holding it on December 12. The Melanesian spearhead group called on the United […]

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Brussels and Paris part ways with press editors over exemptions to online content rules – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article The European Commission and France have clashed with news publishers in an ongoing debate over whether media content should be exempt from upcoming EU online content rules. These measures come as factions in the European Parliament fight for the fine print in the EU Digital Services Act (DSA), […]

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Eastern Sudan protests booming trade, deepens economic woes

Port Sudan (Sudan) (AFP) Hundreds of trucks full of goods are immobilized in Port Sudan, dozens of container ships are anchored and intact. For more than a month, demonstrators have blocked Sudan’s main seaport. Roads to other provinces and the capital Khartoum were cut, docks closed and even Port Sudan airport was closed for some […]

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Public support to prioritize fight against COVID falls: investigation – Manila Bulletin

PARIS, France – Almost two years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, a growing number of people in several Western countries are prioritizing protecting the economy over fighting the virus, even as this results in more deaths due to COVID, a poll found on Monday. AFP / MANILA BULLETIN The survey of 6,000 people […]

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French Defense Ministry says Exclusive Economic Zones are not part of Greece-France deal – EURACTIV.com

A recently signed military agreement between Greece and France provides for a mutual defense clause that includes the territories of the two countries, but not the exclusive economic zones (EEZs), the French defense ministry told EURACTIV France on Friday (October 15th). The historic agreement, signed on September 28, was widely seen as a first step […]

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Coal in stock: US retailers scramble ahead of holiday season

Published on: 10/17/2021 – 05:16Amended: 10/17/2021 – 05:14 New York (AFP) With the pandemic continuing, American homes could face a meager holiday season, forced to do without some of their favorite items missing from store shelves. Even as demand grows with the reopening of the world’s largest economy, U.S. retailers are working hard to avoid […]

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A week in review – 10/15/21

Major It was another bullish week for the majors in the week ending the 15the October. EuroStoxx600 rebounded 2.65%, with the DAX30 and CAC40 ending the week with gains of 2.51% and 2.55% respectively. Disappointing eurozone economic data took a back seat, with optimism over corporate earnings providing support. In the United States, economic data […]

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Energy crisis could threaten global economic recovery, IEA says

LONDON, Oct. 14 (Reuters) – A global energy crisis is expected to boost oil demand by 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) and could fuel inflation and slow the global recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Energy Agency (IEA) Thursday. Oil and natural gas prices recently hit multi-year highs, pushing electricity prices to record highs […]

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October 13 updates: US inflation surges, France expands health pass measures, BoE’s Cunliffe warns on crypto

Texas companies have criticized Gov. Greg Abbott’s efforts to prevent companies from requiring vaccines as the country’s partisan fight for mandates escalates. Abbott issued an executive order on Monday saying “no entity in Texas can demand receipt of a Covid-19 vaccine” and urged state lawmakers to pass legislation banning warrants. Bob Harvey, head of the […]

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European markets trade amid global growth and US inflation data

LONDON – European stocks are expected to open slightly lower on Wednesday as worries about global growth and inflation continue to disrupt market sentiment. The British FTSE index should open 14 points down to 7,117, the German DAX 3 points down to 15,141, the French CAC 40 down 2 points to 6,541 and the Italian […]

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Trade, data, stocks as global sentiment deteriorates

European stocks are expected to open into negative territory on Tuesday amid gloom in global markets. The British FTSE index would open 43 points down to 7,094, the German DAX down 99 points to 15,085, the French CAC 40 down 51 points to 6,514 and the Italian FTSE MIB 203 points down to 25,426, according […]

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Investment helps Italian economy emerge from pandemic

Matteo Dell’Acqua never thought Italy’s rebound against Covid would be so good. The 31-year-old boss of a family business says his investment in digitization and more environmentally friendly products made during the pandemic is paying off and has contributed to a 20% annual increase in orders. “It’s going very well,” said Dell’Acqua, whose company in […]

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Building the Economy with Ghost Blocks – By: Dan Agbese

OOn October 7, President Muhammadu presented his seventh budget to the National Assembly. It is, as one of my journalists never tires of saying, a whopping 16.39 trillion naira. That is a lot of money the government has to spend in 2022. The size of the federal budget is generally considered a good indicator of […]

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Financial executives say default risk is already hurting economy

President Biden met with finance officials on Wednesday as he continued to try to put maximum pressure on Senate Republicans to raise the debt ceiling by October 18, when the Treasury Department said the United States would default. Shortly after the meeting, Senator Mitch McConnell, the minority leader, appeared to give in to his opposition […]

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France crane market size to be valued at 1.5 USD

New York, October 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com announces the publication of the report “France Crane Market – Strategic Assessment & Forecast 2021-2027” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06154547/? utm_source = GNW 5 billion and reach a volume of 5,566 units by 2027, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.67% in volume during 2021-2027 The […]

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French senators meet Taiwan’s Tsai at tense time

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) – A group of French senators visiting Taiwan as part of a regular parliamentary exchange met President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday morning during a trip that comes at a particularly tense time between Taiwan and China. Tsai spoke briefly before their meeting, presenting former French Defense Minister Alain Richard with the Order […]

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Blinken is told France “expects better” in grueling TV appearance as he works to mend American-French divide in Paris

A senior State Department official described Blinken’s official meetings as “very productive” and forward-looking, but the United States and the French agreed that work remained to mend the shaken relationship. the Biden administration’s new defense partnership with the UK and Australia. The bitterness over this deal and the treatment of the French by the Biden […]

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France to study Pandora papers and investigate citizen involvement – Ministry of the Economy

France will analyze the Pandora Papers, a dossier detailing the offshore activities of leading global politicians, to see if French nationals have been involved in fraudulent tax schemes, Olivier Dussopt, Minister Delegate for Public Accounts at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance, Said Tuesday PARIS (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – October 05, 2021) France […]

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Czech energy CEO calls on EU to classify gas as green transition fuel

The EU must classify gas as a “transition fuel” to green energy if it is to reduce coal use and meet its emissions targets, said the chief executive of Czech energy group EP Infrastructure. The bloc aims to reduce its net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, and the European Commission is due next […]

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Global markets await U.S. jobs reports after tumultuous week

ANKARA – After a tumultuous week and massive losses in September, global markets await US employment reports next week as they may shape the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policies over the coming months. Rising inflationary pressures on global economies, rising energy prices, uncertainties in Asia among Chinese real estate developer Evergrande and the signal from […]

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Macron’s submarine spitting reminds why Australia should move closer to France, not alienate from it

Emmanuel Macron foresaw a world beyond the United States long before his anger erupted over the canceled submarine deal. The French president calls it strategic autonomy; it could just as well be called “Europe first”. Macron says Europeans must stop being naive and develop the power to defend themselves. And it can now go so […]

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British citizens in France only have 2 days to apply for their residence permit

The French authorities have warned British citizens who settled in France before January 1, 2021, that they can only apply to continue living in France until October 4, the following Monday. In a statement released by Welcome to France, the French government website designed to guide non-French people through the various steps necessary for expatriation […]

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AIP buys Gupta’s aluminum smelter in Dunkirk after payment default

The GFG Alliance flag flies after a £ 330million deal to buy Britain’s last aluminum smelter at Fort William Lochaber, Scotland, Britain on December 19, 2016. REUTERS / Russell Cheyne / File Photo LONDON, Oct. 1 (Reuters) – Buyout firm American Industrial Partners announced on Friday that it had acquired ownership of an aluminum smelter […]

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European Social Democrats are showing signs of life, but France is blocking out

PARIS – For the venerable French Socialist Party, which is languishing 4 percent support Ahead of next year’s presidential elections, news of a surprise victory last Sunday by his center-left counterpart in Germany offered a glimmer of hope. The slim victory of Olaf Scholz and the German Social Democratic Party, as well as the expected […]

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UKUS Policy – Journal

The American administration’s decision to get Australia to cancel its contract with France for the supply of conventional submarines and, instead, to procure nuclear-powered submarines of the type used by the Americans or the British came as a brutal shock to the French who were made aware of the decision just hours before it was […]

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France calls for review of European gas and electricity markets By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire attends a press conference to present the French government’s 2022 budget to the Bercy Ministry of Finance in Paris, France, September 22, 2021. REUTERS / Gonzalo Fuentes 2/2 By Leigh Thomas PARIS (Reuters) – The French government on Thursday called for a […]

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The kiss returns to France. Is this the beginning of the end of the new coronavirus?

What could be more French than choosing the perfect baguette, or the long lunch in a Parisian café? It’s the kiss – a kiss (sometimes more) on each cheek with which the French have greeted their friends and relatives for centuries. Until the arrival of the new coronavirus. Around the world, Covid-19 has not only […]

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Latest coronavirus: CDC calls for vaccination during pregnancy, warning of higher risk of death for Covid

The luxury brand Hotel Chocolat, which helped lift the pandemic gloom during the dark days of lockdown, is seeking to extend the surge in sales through its subscription service. Chocolate lovers have signed up en masse for regular deliveries to boost morale and spoil their loved ones. Subscribers pay between £ 20-30 a month and […]

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China’s playbook borrowing from Russia: French military think tank

French President Emmanuel Macron (left) and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands after a joint press briefing at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on January 9, 2018. Marc Schiefelbein | AFP | Getty Images LONDON – China increasingly aims to infiltrate and exert pressure on the world stage, with its operations becoming […]

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Latest coronavirus: ‘Mix and match’ recall data will be available in the coming weeks, says Fauci – as happened

The dynamism of the UK property market has put some workers at risk of no longer living in rural and coastal areas, contributing to skills shortages in the tourism and hospitality sectors on which depend their local economies. Prices in July tripled the national rate by 8 percent in some rural and coastal areas. Conwy […]

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The “best airline in the world” for 2021 revealed by Skytrax

Singapore Airlines and All Nippon Airlines of Japan take second and third place in annual awards from the aviation industry review body Skytrax. Find out which Middle Eastern carrier has been named the best in the world. It hasn’t been a good year for airlines, thanks to Covid’s impact on the aviation industry, but for […]

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Scottish oil industry fades as wind power beckons

ABERDEEN, Scotland – It’s easy to see how vital oil is to Aberdeen, a venerable port city on the northeast coast of Scotland. Step out of the gate of the small international airport and you are rocked across the road by the roar of helicopters carrying crews to oil rigs scattered across the North Sea. […]

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Tycoon Games – the best budget simulation games on PC

So are you looking for some decent tycoon games? Whether you’re looking for something more straightforward or a complex and nuanced economic / business simulation game, there are plenty of options to choose from right now, across a range of themes. It’s a classic genre that has had a lot of love since its inception, […]

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Trade Bridge – 130th Canton Fair’s First Cloud Promotion Event Successful

Integration of virtual and offline formats to connect Paris and Canton, more than 100 representatives of renowned French multinational companies, financial institutions, inspection agencies, design companies, building material supermarkets and trade associations attended the event. Guests including Shen Xiang, Minister of Economic and Commercial Affairs of the Chinese Embassy in France; Chu Shijia, vice president […]

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A week for the wait to end

Updates on the global economy Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about global economic news. This article is an on-site version of our The Week Ahead newsletter. Register now here to receive the newsletter directly in your inbox every Sunday Hello and welcome to the working week. Studies show […]

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Does AUKUS sound the death knell for Quad or the icing on the cake?

What the secret agreement means for all the nations involved As the world continues to reverberate over the humiliating U.S. withdrawal (aka defeat) from Afghanistan with its regional and global fallout – the heat of which has also reached the current UNGA session – the world’s attention has been skillfully moved to a new home […]

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US and UK take India for granted while trying to appease France after AUKUS

For example, when the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 put a question mark on the need for NATO, Margaret Thatcher, then on a trip to Helsinki, was asked by a reporter: Now that the Soviet threat disappeared, what was the rationale for British nuclear deterrence? Thatcher replied “We still have a problem in […]

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French Trade Minister rejects invitation to meet Australian counterpart on submarine deal

Australian Trade Minister Dan Tehan begged his French counterpart to “resolve” tensions between nations, after France’s trade minister declined an offer to meet in Paris next month. Key points: French remain angry with Australia for bailout of $ 90 billion submarine contract Dan Tehan says there is an open invitation for his French counterpart to […]

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His views on domestic navel-gazing, Morrison is all at sea on the world stage

“The United States and France are NATO countries,” Morrison explained at his press conference in Washington on Thursday. “There are certain expectations among NATO partners as to how they engage with each other on national security issues. Australia is not a member of NATO. The dialogue between the President of the United States and the […]

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The impact of COVID-19 on women’s access to health care

The pandemic has undermined the human rights of women and girls and we must learn from its impacts to better rebuild and ensure that these groups are not left behind. Empowering women and girls has been shown to improve the health and well-being of the whole family and the community. Seize the opportunity to transform […]

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Your Thursday Briefing – The New York Times

We cover Biden’s call to strengthen the global response to the pandemic and some signs of trouble for the Chinese economy. Biden urges world to ‘go big’ against Covid President Biden on Wednesday called on executives, pharmaceutical executives and civil society organizations to develop a global plan to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking at a […]

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Iron ore price could drop to US $ 20 / tonne amid bitter China-Australia relationship

There are warnings that the price of iron ore could drop incredibly low, with calls for Australia to lead the “fight” against China via the world trade arbiter. The price of iron ore could drop as much as $ 20 a tonne, “jeopardizing” Australia’s export status as a major source of income and exposing the […]

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There is something deep at stake for France in the AUKUS agreement

Much of the coverage of the French reaction to AUKUS focuses on the loss of the commercial contract. However, there is something much deeper at play here for France. From a French perspective, he was betrayed and humiliated by an “Anglosphere” trio comprising Britain and two of its former colonies, one of which, ironically, helped […]

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FirstFT: British energy groups ask for help from the state to overcome the gas crisis

Global Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to hear about world news. Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Subscribe to our Asia, Europe / Africa Where Americas edition to get it delivered straight to your inbox every morning of the week. You can reach us […]

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Forget the “cession”: women will redefine the labor market

Employment updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about job news. Are we moving towards the feminization of work? And could this lead to a more balanced workplace and economy? I think the answer to both of these questions is yes. The idea seems antithetical to the “she-cession,” in […]

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France, Russia Consider Talks To End Champagne Dispute

PARIS (Reuters) – France and Russia have agreed to negotiate to resolve a dispute over a new Russian law that requires French champagne makers to label their bottles as sparkling wine, the French agriculture ministry said on Saturday. Since July, all foreign suppliers to Russia must use the words “sparkling wine” on the back of […]

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France will work with India to promote a “truly multilateral” order | European news

Foreign ministers of two countries agree to deepen the strategic partnership as they discuss developments in the Indo-Pacific and Afghanistan. The French foreign minister has agreed with his Indian counterpart to work on a program aimed at promoting “a genuine multilateral international order”, the French foreign ministry said. Jean-Yves Le Drian and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar also […]

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Longest-serving Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika dies at 84

ALGIERS – Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who joined his country’s struggle against French colonial rule in the 1950s, became Minister of Foreign Affairs at the age of 26, went into exile for corruption and then returned to help get the country out of the civil war, died, state television reported on Friday. He was 84 years old. […]

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France reminds its ambassadors to the United States and Australia of the nuclear submarine deal

PARIS – France said Friday evening it was immediately recalling its ambassadors to the United States and Australia after Australia abandoned a large purchase of French conventional submarines in favor of nuclear submarines built with American technology. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in a written statement that the French decision, at the request of […]

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France rages against AUKUS Submarine Snub

Here is today’s one Foreign police brief: France rages at the new undersea pact, Russia begins the legislative elections, and JapanThe battle for the leadership of the Liberal Democratic Party begins. If you would like to receive Morning Brief in your inbox every day of the week, please sign up here. Starting today, FP will […]

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Coronavirus: What’s Happening in Canada and Around the World Thursday

The last: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he would have to spend “a few days” in isolation after dozens of people around him fell ill with COVID-19, TASS news agency reported. Putin was speaking via video link at a Russian-led security bloc summit in Tajikistan which he initially planned to attend in person. […]

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A week for travel industry news

This article is an on-site version of The WeekAhead newsletter. here Send the newsletter directly to your inbox every Sunday Welcome during the week (back). I am grateful that I was able to take a week of annual leave because I had restrictions on leaving home this year. The question for people working in the […]

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Wave of “events of turmoil” like Afghanistan could become a drag on global growth (IMF)

The surge in COVID-19 infections, combined with mass uprisings around the world, is destabilizing the world order – and new research from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) suggests that collective dynamics are likely to hamper a fragile recovery. A working paper published by IMF researchers Luca Antonio Ricci, Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov, and Samuel Pienknagura, PhD, recently […]

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how no lockdown has led to better mental health, a healthier economy and happier school children

And the government’s choices enjoy broad support. Only a quarter felt that authorities should have given public health higher priority than the economy. Anders Tegnell, the state epidemiologist who has been the architect of Swedish strategy, was voted ‘Most Important Swede of the Year’ last week by readers of Sweden’s leading supermarket magazine. That’s not […]

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Brexit LIVE: The British economy jumps 4.8% and FOUR TIMES faster than France – Sunak boosted | Politics | New

Boris Johnson outlines his plans to reach net zero The UK economy grew 4.8% in the second quarter of 2021 as lockdowns lifted, bringing people back to pubs, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed. The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew an additional one percent in June, creating five consecutive months of growth. […]

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Climate report must spell the end of fossil fuels, says UN chief

Published on: 08/09/2021 – 10:22 Paris (AFP) An explosive climate science report “must spell the end” for coal, oil and gas, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday, warning that fossil fuels were destroying the planet. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change concluded that the Paris Agreement’s 1.5 ° C temperature target would likely be […]

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Italians adopt (for the most part) a ‘green pass’ to prove vaccination from day one

ORBETELLO, Italy – Friday, the first day Italians were required to present a national health passport to access indoor restaurants, museums, gymnasiums, theaters and a wide range of social activities, Margherita Catenuto, 18, from Sicily , proudly displayed a bar code at the Capitoline Museum in Rome certifying that she was vaccinated. “It’s like showing […]

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Netherlands tightens entry rules for France, Greece, Switzerland and several other EU / Schengen countries

Dutch authorities have announced that from August 8, travelers from several countries in the European Union and the Schengen area will be subject to entry rules. Such a move was made after a handful of countries, which have recorded high infection rates with COVID-19, moved from green to yellow list, reports SchengenVisaInfo.com. Therefore, all people […]

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Foreign tourist arrivals in Spain hit a new low in the first half of 2021 | Economy and business

Workers set up an information board on Alcúdia beach in Mallorca on May 12.CATI CLADERA / EFE The first six months of the year marked a new low for the Spanish tourism sector, which is still struggling to recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Between January and June, there were 5.4 million international […]

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Six big contenders in two energy offers

September promises to be a month of developments and clarity for the landscape of energy privatization in Greece, tenders for the sale of 100% of DEPA infrastructure and 49% of the network operator of Hellenic Electricity Distribution (DEDDIE) being almost completed. The two tenders are going smoothly, mainly thanks to the interest of six parties, […]

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The economic benefits of cities in the developing world

Dulani Chunga moved from a safe, quiet but poor village in Malawi to Blantyre, the main business town, in hopes of changing her fate. He was drawn to the stories of streetlights, the opportunity to earn money and the chance to send his children to school. He lives in Ndirande, a huge slum with sordid […]

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Mexico opens Olympics with 4-1 win over France in football

Alexis Vega scored the first of four second-half goals for Mexico in a 4-1 victory over France on Thursday in the men’s Olympic football tournament. Mexico, who won gold at the 2012 Olympics, had the best chances in the first half but the game went scoreless at the break. Vega scored the first in the […]

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Peru’s new president must appease markets to save economy

Published on: 07/20/2021 – 23:02 Lima (AFP) Peru’s newly elected president, leftist trade unionist Pedro Castillo, faces an uphill battle to build the market confidence he needs to deal with a deep economic crisis in a country hit by the coronavirus epidemic, according to analysts. Voting last month for their fifth president in three years, […]

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Mary Kay Inc. advocates for the advancement of women’s economic empowerment and gender equality through a series of landmark engagements and partnerships around the world

DALLAS – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Mary Kay Inc., a global advocate for women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship, has stepped up its commitment to gender parity by issuing a position paper welcoming the European Commission’s gender equality strategy for 2020- 2025 and by joining the global action coalitions of the Forum for Generational Equality. The position paper, which […]

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France and South Pacific Countries Fight “Predatory” Fishing as China Expands Reach

The United States and its allies, including France, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, are actively expanding their activity in the Pacific to counter China’s influence. Though tiny in land mass, the Pacific Islands control vast swathes of resource-rich ocean known as Exclusive Economic Zones, forming a formidable border between the Americas and Asia. “To better […]

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Inventories drop amid fears COVID variants threaten economic recovery

From Wall Street to Sydney, stocks crash Monday amid rising fears COVID-19 infections means the pandemic is worsening in hot spots around the world. The S&P 500 stock index fell 1.6% in the first half hour of trading, after hitting a record just a week ago. Another sign of concern, the yield on the 10-year […]

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Regional inequalities emerge as a pressing threat to democracy

On his recent trip to Europe, President Joe Biden managed to rally the support of traditional U.S. allies and steer them toward a common goal. Together, they could demonstrate that democracies can outperform authoritarian regimes in ensuring both economic prosperity and political freedoms. Although Biden has sought to deal with the interference from Russia, his […]

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Tension mounts as Erdogan heads for northern Cyprus breakaway

Published on: 07/18/2021 – 06:26 Varosha (Cyprus) (AFP) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is visiting northern Cyprus on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion, a visit infuriating Greek Cypriots with island reunification talks in limbo. Erdogan’s visit is seen as a show of force to support a two-state solution to the […]

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As Lebanon crumbles, Riad Salameh faces questions

The coronavirus pandemic and a huge explosion in the port of Beirut last August have further devastated the economy. Estimates put the central bank’s losses at between $ 50 billion and $ 60 billion. The International Monetary Fund has offered help, but Lebanese officials accuse Salameh of blocking an audit requested by the United States […]

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Extra credit: how debt can mean a tax advantage for some and jail time for others

Hello and welcome to Extra Credit, a weekly overview of the news through the lens of debt! This week, we tackle the economic forces that pull borrowers into debt and how centuries-old debt imposed on Haiti still affects the country today. But first, how the rich are using borrowing to their advantage. Debt can mean […]

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Stock futures trading mixed ahead of economic data and bank earnings

Summit Global Investments CIO, David Harden, shares his market choices and investment advice. US equity futures are leaning towards a mixed trading session on Thursday. The main forward indices suggest a 0.2% drop on the Dow Jones, but a 0.4% rise on the Nasdaq. GET FOX BUSINESS ON THE GO BY CLICKING HERE The streak […]