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Sir Richard Branson could be on a flight this summer but the next test date has not been determined.
(Bloomberg) -- Stocks climbed after data showing unexpected stagnation in personal spending overshadowed concern over higher inflation. The dollar fell, while Treasuries were little changed.The S&P 500 was on track for its best week since April, while the Nasdaq 100 headed toward its sixth straight weekly advance. Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. soared after getting regulatory approval to fly customers into space. Nike Inc. jumped on an upbeat forecast, while FedEx Corp. sank amid a disappointing
The Dutch government is seeking to introduce a "security check" for investments, mergers and acquisitions that might threaten national security interests, the cabinet said on Friday. The proposed law must be approved by parliament. If enacted, it would be the latest in a series of moves taken by The Hague to prevent takeovers of Dutch companies, especially by foreign firms, that it sees as undesirable.
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LinkedIn on Friday signed up to the European Union's voluntary code of conduct to combat illegal hate speech online, joining its parent Microsoft, Facebook and Google's YouTube. The move comes as social media and online platforms face a raft of legislative proposals on both sides of the Atlantic that would require them to do more to counter online hate speech and disinformation, blamed for helping to fuel a wave of racist attacks in some countries.
A school principal allegedly tried to “censor” a queer student’s moving valedictorian speech – but it backfired spectacularly.
Stock futures rose Friday morning to add to gains from a record-setting session, with traders hoping that a bipartisan infrastructure deal would help further stoke economic activity.
The Health Secretary faced calls to quit after admitting a kiss with a close aide breached Government rules on social distancing.
From bug restaurants to meadow regeneration, Britain’s smallest city packs quite a green punch, finds Kerry Christiani
Ousted Grammys CEO Deborah Dugan and the Recording Academy have reached a confidential settlement over why the former leader was let go from the organization. “The Recording Academy and Deborah Dugan have agreed to resolve their differences and to keep the terms of their agreement private," the academy and Dugan said in a joint statement late Thursday. Dugan was fired days before the 2020 Grammys.
Fares rose sharply once the new additions to the quarantine-free destinations were revealed
Swan has been held back by injury problems but will play at Wimbledon for a fourth time.
‘The Special Envoy will bring together like-minded governments, civil society organisations, corporations and international organisations to uphold dignity and equality for all’
Abstract: - Global Central Venous Catheters (CVCs) Market to Reach US$1. 6 Billion by the Year 2027. - Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Central Venous Catheters (CVCs) estimated at US$1.New York, June 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Global Central Venous Catheters (CVCs) Industry" - https://www.reportlinker.com/p05899197/?utm_source=GNW 1 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$1.6 Billion by 2027, gro
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European Union negotiators were attempting to clinch a deal on Friday to reform the bloc's huge farming subsidy programme, to make it greener and support smaller farms. The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), worth around a third of the EU's 2021-2027 budget, will spend 387 billion euros ($474 billion) on payments to farmers and support for rural development. Farming accounts for 10% of EU greenhouse gas emissions, but the 27 EU member states and the European Parliament have been squabbling for three years on what to do about it.
From the world's most valuable brands, to a bitcoin diamond, this is The Week in Numbers. At $684 billion Amazon remains the world's most valuable brand. That's according to a new ranking by Kantar. Apple comes in second with an estimated value of $612 billion. But if U.S. brands still dominate, Chinese names are catching up fast. Social media giant Tencent makes the chart at number five, with retail titan Alibaba in seventh.Kantar Chief Marketing Officer Nathalie Burdet says top brands are soaring in value: "So first of all, an incredible growth - 42% and the total value of the top 100 equals $7.1 trillion. To put this into context, it's like the equivalent of the combined GDP of France and Germany."4,266 points was the record closing high for the S&P 500 stock index on Thursday. The U.S. index jumped after President Joe Biden embraced a bipartisan infrastructure deal in the Senate. That will see $1.2 trillion spent on roads, bridges and the like. Little wonder that construction gear maker Caterpillar was among the day's big gainers.About $3.6 billion is how much Panasonic got for its stake in Tesla. And the Japanese firm is probably feeling pretty pleased with itself, since it first acquired a piece of the automaker back in 2010, for just $30 million. Tesla shares have risen almost seven-fold just since March last year.Up to $67.2 billion is the valuation that Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi could get in its imminent New York IPO. That's based on calculations this week, after investors rushed to place orders for the shares on offer. The deal will mark the biggest U.S. share sale by a Chinese company since Alibaba raised $25 billion in 2014, and probably the biggest IPO in the U.S. this year. And 101.38 carats is the size of a diamond set to be auctioned at Sotheby's next month. The pear-shaped stone has an estimated value of up to $15 million. But it's not the size or value that marks a milestone, it's the payment terms. Sotheby's says it's the first time it will accept cryptocurrencies for a gem of such size.
BAFTA has unveiled the results from its most comprehensive membership survey to date. In total, 37.4% of current members are women, 12.2% are from minority ethnic groups, 5.3% have a disability, and 9.7% identify as LGBTQI+. For the first time in the body’s history, a survey was conducted across the entire global membership and filling […]
Abstract: Global Baby Feeding Bottles Market to Reach $3. 5 Billion by 2026 . - The global baby feeding bottles market is slated to garner a significant momentum owing to the confluence of a number of favorable factors.New York, June 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Global Baby Feeding Bottles Industry" - https://www.reportlinker.com/p05900589/?utm_source=GNW The baby feeding bottles market is estimated to be driven by increasing number of workin