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New COVID-19 rules could spell last orders for some British pubs

Sep 22 2020

LONDON Some pubs and restaurants already reeling from the pandemic face ruin, owners warned on Tuesday, after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered them to close early for the next six months to help curb rapidly rising COVID-19 infections.

New COVID-19 rules could spell last orders for some British pubs

Sep 22 2020

LONDON Some pubs and restaurants already reeling from the pandemic face ruin, owners warned on Tuesday, after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered them to close early for the next six months to help curb rapidly rising COVID-19 infections.

IAG shareholders back $3.3 billion rights issue as Walsh steps down

Sep 08 2020

LONDON Shareholders backed IAG's plan to raise 2.75 billion euros ($3.25 billion) in equity at a virtual meeting on Tuesday that saw the airline group's long-time CEO Willie Walsh hand over to insider Luis Gallego.

IAG airline's Walsh hands control to Gallego with crisis in mid-air

Sep 07 2020

LONDON Willie Walsh will pass the controls of IAG to Luis Gallego at the British Airways and Iberia owner's annual meeting on Tuesday, where shareholders will be asked to stump up billions of euros to help it through the coronavirus crisis.

Brexit showdown as UK threatens to undermine divorce treaty

Sep 07 2020

* UK plans to override parts of Brexit withdrawal agreement - FT

New UK coronavirus cases jump to highest since June 12

Aug 27 2020

LONDON Britain reported its biggest daily increase in coronavirus cases since June 12 on Thursday, although for now infection rates remain well below those in Spain, France and other parts of Europe suffering a second wave of the disease.

Hollywood thriller 'Tenet' tests fans' appetite for cinemas

Aug 26 2020

LONDON The hopes of Hollywood were riding on the opening of "Tenet" on Wednesday as the Christopher Nolan spy thriller tests the appetite of movie fans to return to cinemas and rescue an industry hammered by the COVID-19 pandemic. | Video

England launches revamped contact-tracing app

Aug 13 2020

LONDON England launched a new version of its delayed COVID-19 smartphone app on Thursday using Google and Apple contact tracing technology, as well as providing local infection data and QR code check-ins at venues.

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