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Car crashes deadlier as drivers speed during lockdowns

Jun 30 2020

LONDON Coronavirus lockdowns led to huge reductions in traffic and fewer car crashes this spring, but as drivers sped up on quieter roads, the collisions became deadlier in several cities, a Reuters analysis shows.

Car crashes deadlier as drivers speed during lockdowns

Jun 26 2020

LONDON Coronavirus lockdowns led to huge reductions in traffic and fewer car crashes this spring, but as drivers sped up on quieter roads, the collisions became deadlier in several cities, a Reuters analysis shows.

INSIGHT-Car crashes deadlier as drivers speed during lockdowns

Jun 26 2020

LONDON, June 26 Coronavirus lockdowns led to huge reductions in traffic and fewer car crashes this spring, but as drivers sped up on quieter roads, the collisions became deadlier in several cities, a Reuters analysis shows.

CORRECTED-INSIGHT-Car crashes deadlier as drivers speed during lockdowns

Jun 26 2020

LONDON, June 26 Coronavirus lockdowns led to huge reductions in traffic and fewer car crashes this spring, but as drivers sped up on quieter roads, the collisions became deadlier in several cities, a Reuters analysis shows.

Applications for asylum in EU plummet during pandemic

Jun 10 2020

Asylum applications in Europe fell to the lowest level in April for over a decade as borders closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, European Union figures show, compounding the challenges of people fleeing conflict and persecution.

COVID-19 takes unequal toll on immigrants in Nordic region

Apr 24 2020

The first person in Sadad Dakhare's two-bedroom apartment in Oslo, Norway, to show symptoms was his 4-year-old niece. Next, his mother, his sister and he himself fell ill. Then, about a week after his niece became sick, Dakhare heard his 76-year-old father coughing heavily.

Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks

Sep 19 2019

LONDON By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers' market, a wildfire in California's Capay Valley had burned both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept some tools. His insurer is set to pay out a sixth of his losses.

U.N. says women and babies at risk in Yemen as funds crunch forces clinics to shut

Sep 05 2019

LONDON, Sept 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United Nations warned on Thursday that more than half its reproductive health facilities in war-hit Yemen would close by the end of this month, putting the lives of women and babies at risk, unless it got more funding.

Catastrophes set to drive 2020 reinsurance rates higher

Sep 03 2019

LONDON Big insurance losses from hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters over the past two years are set to push reinsurance renewal rates higher in January, ratings agencies said.

Third of UK's top companies to cut executive pensions: investor body

Aug 27 2019

LONDON Nearly a third of the companies in Britain's FTSE 100 index of blue chip firms have agreed to cut pension payments for executives, the Investment Association said on Wednesday, amid increasing scrutiny of the gap between bosses' and ordinary workers' pensions in Britain.

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