The funeral for Prince Philip will be held April 17. Guests will be limited to 30 because of COVID-19 restrictions. Queen Elizabeth’s grandson Harry will attend, his pregnant wife Meghan will not, on doctor’s advice. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not attend, to make space for family members.
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China fines Alibaba record $2.75 billion for anti-monopoly violations
SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) -China slapped a record 18 billion yuan ($2.75 billion) fine on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Saturday, after an anti-monopoly probe found the e-commerce giant had abused its dominant market position for several years.
Indonesia's Java hit by magnitude 5.9 quake, seven killed
JAKARTA (Reuters) -A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck off Indonesia's Java island on Saturday, killing seven people, severely wounding two and damaging hundreds of buildings in several cities, the country's disaster mitigation agency BNPB said.
Analysis-Amazon's win in union fight shows harsh realities facing labor movement
(Reuters) -Amazon.com Inc's fierce resistance to unionization, skepticism among workers that organizing could get them a better deal and decisions on election parameters all contributed to the apparently lopsided defeat of a labor drive at the company's warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, people close to the events said.
Egypt, Sudan reject Ethiopian proposal for data sharing on Renaissance dam
Egypt and Sudan on Saturday rejected an Ethiopian proposal to share data on the operations of its giant hydropower dam on the Blue Nile after negotiations between the three countries in Kinshasa this week ended without progress.
Djibouti's President Guelleh wins fifth term with 97% of votes
NAIROBI (Reuters) -Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh won a fifth five-year term on Saturday after an election boycotted by most of the opposition, securing over 97% of the votes cast, official data from the Interior Ministry on Saturday showed.
Wall Street Week Ahead: With stocks at record highs, investors look to upcoming earnings
Wall Street is kicking off a crucial reporting season as U.S. companies provide quarterly results a year after the coronavirus pandemic crippled the economy and as investors look for reasons to support a stock market at record highs.
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