China beaten Corona virus locally, now pushes ahead battle against economic downturn

BEIJING, March 12 (Xinhua):- As the rest of the global economy is increasingly gripped by fears of the outbreak, China's getting back to economic...

Gold at 7-year high over fears virus will hit global growth

Gold rose 1% on Friday to its highest in seven years as the spread of the coronavirus intensified concerns about its impact on economic...

‘Happy Brexit Day’ sign tells foreigners who ‘infected’ UK to go home

Xenophobic signs demanding residents of a block of flats in Norwich, England to speak only English has drawn censure. The notices, titled "Happy Brexit Day,"...

China virus outbreak hits global stocks and oil markets

Gold gained along with the safe-haven Japanese yen and Swiss franc, as the number of people infected by the virus in a fast-spreading health...

UK unveils new visa scheme for scientists after Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson reveals plan just days before Brexit finally takes place on January 31. Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers his keynote speech...

Istanbul Canal Project expected to provide annual $1B revenue

Canal Istanbul, a mega-project to build an artificial sea-level waterway through Istanbul will provide safe passage to 185 ships daily, compared to 118-125 ships...

Direct train brings made-in-China Christmas gifts all the way to Europe

"People love to buy products from China for Christmas because they have reasonable price and really good quality," said Godlewska. FRANKFURT/HANGZHOU, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) --...

$7 billion of Qatari investments to flow into Turkey

Qatar's investments in Turkey will continue in the coming period, especially in the banking and real estate sector, said Yousuf Al-Jaida, CEO of the...

Bank of England fines ‘Citi group’ heavily over regulatory reporting failures

The Bank of England said on Tuesday it fined America's third-largest bank Citigroup nearly 44 million pounds for failures in their regulatory reports. The Bank...

UK national debt has topped £2 trillion, has no-one noticed the ?

SO much for the Conservatives telling everyone austerity is over. The UK’s national debt romps past £2 trillion and no-one appears to have noticed. The...

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China honors coronavirus victims with 3-minute silence

With air raid sirens wailing and flags at half-mast, China on Saturday held a three-minute nationwide moment of reflection to honor those who have...

Keir Starmer elected new UK Labour leader

Britain's main opposition Labour Party named Keir Starmer, a former director of public prosecutions who opposed the country's exit from the European Union, as...

French embassy condemns ‘test in Africa’ vaccine comments by French doctors

The French embassy in South Africa on Saturday expressed dismay at comments made by French doctors during a television interview in which they discussed testing a...