IMF lifts UK growth forecast for 2021, cautious about longer term

IMF lifts UK growth forecast for 2021, cautious about longer term

LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund has sharply revised up its growth forecast for Britain's economy this year after giving a...
Britain reports highest deaths from COVID-19 since March as Johnson urges caution

Britain reports highest deaths from COVID-19 since March as Johnson urges caution

LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) - Britain reported its highest number of deaths and people in hospital with coronavirus since March on Tuesday, with Prime...
Olympic host Tokyo hits record 2,848 COVID-19 cases, seeks more hospital beds

Olympic host Tokyo hits record 2,848 COVID-19 cases, seeks more hospital beds

TOKYO, July 27 (Reuters) - Tokyo's 2,848 COVID-19 infections on Tuesday were the Olympic host city's highest since the pandemic began, officials said, as...
London judges reverse course to reopen  bln Brazil dam lawsuit against BHP

London judges reverse course to reopen $7 bln Brazil dam lawsuit against BHP

LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) - London's Court of Appeal made a U-turn on Tuesday by agreeing to reopen a $7 billion lawsuit by 200,000...
Blast in Germany industrial park kills one, four others missing

Blast in Germany industrial park kills one, four others missing

BERLIN, July 27 (Reuters) - An explosion in a German industrial park on Tuesday killed one person and left four others missing, setting off...
Coffee prices surge as unusual cold threatens Brazilian production

Coffee prices surge as unusual cold threatens Brazilian production

LONDON/NEW YORK, July 26 (Reuters) - Arabica coffee prices rose 10% more on Monday, after jumping nearly 20% last week, to their highest in...
Texas Firefighter Is Found Dead of ‘Mechanical Asphyxiation’ in Cancun Hotel Bathroom Window – Next Door to Resort Where He and His Wife Were Celebrating Their 10th Anniversary – After Going for Late Night Drink Alone

Texas Firefighter Is Found Dead of ‘Mechanical Asphyxiation’ in Cancun Hotel Bathroom Window –...

The Texas firefighter who was found dead in Cancun while on vacation to celebrate his 10th wedding anniversary died of 'mechanical asphyxiation', Mexican authorities...
Antibodies from Sinovac’s COVID-19 shot fade after about 6 months

Antibodies from Sinovac’s COVID-19 shot fade after about 6 months

BEIJING (Reuters) - Antibodies triggered by Sinovac Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine decline below a key threshold from around six months after a second dose for...
More EU states require passes to enter bars, restaurants

More EU states require passes to enter bars, restaurants

An increasing number of European governments are planning to prevent unvaccinated people from being able to attend hospitality venues such as bars and restaurants...
British Mother Says She Killed Pedophile Neighbor After Finding Out He Abused Her Son

British Mother Says She Killed Pedophile Neighbor After Finding Out He Abused Her Son

A UK woman who was convicted of fatally stabbing her neighbor after learning he was a pedophile has reportedly revealed that her son was...
Dutch ease EU COVID-19 travel restrictions, extend festival ban

Dutch ease EU COVID-19 travel restrictions, extend festival ban

AMSTERDAM, July 26 (Reuters) - The Netherlands on Monday said it would ease COVID-19 restrictions to allow travel to all European Union countries, including...
Spaniard uses his garage as language school for migrants

Spaniard uses his garage as language school for migrants

LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA, July 26 (Reuters) - As authorities on Spain's Canary Islands struggle to accommodate a sharp rise in the number...
German business morale down on supply shortages, virus fears

German business morale down on supply shortages, virus fears

BERLIN, July 26 (Reuters) - German business morale fell unexpectedly in July on continuing supply chain worries and amid rising coronavirus infections, a survey...
Southern Europe battles wildfires as north cleans up after floods

Southern Europe battles wildfires as north cleans up after floods

ATHENS, July 26 (Reuters) - Wildfires burned in regions across southern Europe on Monday, fuelled by hot weather and strong winds, as some northern...
Afghan soldiers seek refuge in Pakistan after losing border military posts

Afghan soldiers seek refuge in Pakistan after losing border military posts

ISLAMABAD, July 26 (Reuters) - Forty-six Afghan soldiers sought refuge in Pakistan after losing control of military positions across the border following advances by...
Nine People Arrested as Anti-Vaccine Protests in Paris Turn Violent

Nine People Arrested as Anti-Vaccine Protests in Paris Turn Violent

Nine people were arrested in Paris this weekend following clashes between police and anti-vaccine protesters. The Associated Press reported that roughly 160,000 people demonstrated throughout the city...
At Least 10 People Dead, 44 Injured in Bus Crash in Croatia After Driver Fell Asleep

At Least 10 People Dead, 44 Injured in Bus Crash in Croatia After Driver...

At least 10 people have died after a bus swerved off a highway and crashed in Croatia, police have said. The incident, believed to have happened...
Flights Canceled and Businesses Shuttered as Typhoon In-fa Makes Landfall in China

Flights Canceled and Businesses Shuttered as Typhoon In-fa Makes Landfall in China

Chinese commercial hub Shanghai and neighboring coastal regions canceled all flights, slowed or suspended subway trains and shuttered businesses as Typhoon In-fa made landfall on Sunday. The...
Iraqi Prime Minister Says Country No Longer Needs U.S. Combat Troops

Iraqi Prime Minister Says Country No Longer Needs U.S. Combat Troops

Iraq’s prime minister says his country no longer requires American combat troops to fight the Islamic State group, but a formal time frame for their...
Germany’s Laschet who is to Replace Angela Merkel as Chancellor Apologizes for Laughing while Visiting Flood Town

Germany’s Laschet who is to Replace Angela Merkel as Chancellor Apologizes for Laughing while...

Germany's conservative candidate to succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor apologised on Sunday for laughing on a visit to a flood-stricken town last week, a...