10 Apr 2020

Global deaths linked to coronavirus near 100,000

According to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, global fatalities from COVID-19 are nearing 100,000 as countries continue to implement stricter lockdown measures to halt the spread of the virus. Today is Good Friday, a Christian holiday that is typically celebrated throughout the world by going to services, however, this

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07 Apr 2020

Virus puts UK PM in intensive care; Japan declares emergency

On Tuesday, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was transported to an intensive care unit (ICU) due to worsening COVID-19 symptoms. Meanwhile, Japan declared a monthlong state of emergency in Tokyo and six other regions to keep the virus from spreading through the country and devastating its elderly populations. Johnson was

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06 Apr 2020

US, UK brace for soaring death tolls as pandemic bears down

The US and UK may face an extremely difficult week as the social and financial toll of the COVID-19 pandemic deepens and deaths soar, following in the footsteps of Italy and Spain. New infections in Italy and Spain, however, have been showing signs of slowing. In the UK, Prime Minister

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03 Feb 2020

U.K. Companies Brace for Bumps on Brexit Homestretch

The UK exited the European Union on Friday, leaving the country’s economic relationship with Europe unclear. After a three year spell of uncertainty regarding Brexit, with investment declining and economic growth slowing, executives are unsure over essential tariff and regulation laws. London and Brussels have agreed that their commercial relationship

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23 Jan 2020

Brexit Divorce Deal Clears U.K. Parliament

As of Wednesday evening, the Brexit deal has passed through the UK Parliament. This confirms that the UK will leave the European Union at the end of the month. The deal only requires the signature of the Queen to become British law, after passing through both chambers of the parliamentary

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