Tag: United Kingdom

Canada spy agency warned of ‘shock waves’ from arrest of Huawei founder’s daughter

FILE PHOTO: Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her home to attend a court hearing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada May 27, 2020....

Exclusive: Netflix in talks to source Indian content from Reliance affiliate Viacom18 – sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – U.S. video streaming company Netflix is in talks with Viacom18, part of the Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries’ media unit Network18, about...

NATO chief says on Huawei: UK review of 5G security is important

LONDON (Reuters) – The head of the NATO military alliance said on Wednesday that the West could not ignore the rise of China and so...

U.S. student’s app offers roadmap to Singapore contact tracing tech

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – Singapore kicked off a global rush to develop contact tracing apps for the novel coronavirus when the city-state launched an apparently...

Europe pins hopes on smarter coronavirus contact tracing apps

MUEHLBACH AM MANHARTSBERG, Austria (Reuters) – European countries cautiously emerging from the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic are looking to a second generation of contact...

Amid pandemic, investors bet on India’s Jio and its giant-killer playbook

MUMBAI (Reuters) – From its Silicon Valley-like campus near Mumbai, Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Jio telecom carrier is emerging as a winner from changes in...

Airbus jobs on wire as underlying output falls 40%: sources

PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) is looking to hold underlying jet output at 40% below pre-pandemic plans for two years, an approach which adds new...

US, UK raise Hong Kong issue in Security Council, angry China rakes up Minneapolis protests

The US and UK raised the issue of China’s controversial security law for Hong Kong during an emergency discussion in the Security Council, angering Beijing...

Huawei CFO Meng loses key court fight against extradition to United States

VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was dealt a setback by a Canadian court on Wednesday as she tries to...

Nissan and Renault shelve merger plans to repair their alliance: sources

(Reuters) – Renault (RENA.PA) and Nissan (7201.T) have shelved plans to push towards the full merger former leader Carlos Ghosn craved and will instead fix...

Hong Kong tensions rattle world stock markets, oil tumbles

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices tumbled and global equity markets fell on Friday as China’s move to impose a new security law on Hong...

Explainer: How ending Hong Kong’s ‘special status’ could affect U.S. companies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New Chinese national security restrictions imposed on Hong Kong could draw a U.S. revocation of the former British colony’s “special status” under...

Hong Kong tensions unnerve world stocks, oil tumbles

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks took a hit and the Chinese yuan weakened on Friday as Beijing moved to impose a new security law on...

Shares lose footing, oil marches on

LONDON (Reuters) – Equity markets slipped on Thursday on concerns about the long-term impact of the new coronavirus and simmering U.S.-China tensions, though those worries...

UK’s COVID-19 tracking system under fire amid warning of second spike

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s system for tracing those with the novel coronavirus was under fire on Thursday as it grappled with the development of a...

Oil prices climb as U.S. stock drawdown eases supply glut fears

TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices advanced on Thursday as a drawdown of U.S. crude inventories and output cuts by major producers helped ease concerns about...

Apple-Google contact tracing tech draws interest in 23 countries, some hedge bets

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – Authorities in 23 countries across five continents have sought access to contact tracing technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google,...

Britain’s Rolls-Royce to axe 9,000 jobs in air travel slump

LONDON (Reuters) – Rolls-Royce (RR.L) plans to cut at least 9,000 jobs, or more than a sixth of its workforce, in the latest blows to...

Past its peak? Battered oil demand faces threat from electric vehicles

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil companies may be facing uncertainty as the coronavirus pandemic triggers a collapse in demand for their products, but auto makers are...

Oil prices climb more than $1 ahead of WTI June contract expiry

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices jumped by more than $1 a barrel on Monday to their highest in more than a month, supported by ongoing...

UK’s Gove says EU trade deal can be done despite talks stalemate

LONDON (Reuters) – Senior British government minister Michael Gove said on Sunday there was a post-Brexit trade deal to be done with the European Union...

Palestinians look to a digital future to connect with their past

(This May 14 story has been refiled with tweaked wording in paragraph 2 to make clear not all Palestinians marking Nakba were uprooted in 1948)...

Temporary layoff schemes no cure-all in slow COVID recovery

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Temporary unemployment schemes operating across Europe could struggle to save the jobs of leisure and travel sector workers facing drawn-out or partial...

Saudi wealth fund boosts U.S. holdings with stakes in Citi, Boeing, Facebook

DUBAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund has bought minority stakes in major American companies including Boeing (BA.N), Facebook (FB.O) and Citigroup (C.N), a...

Saudi sovereign fund buys minority stakes in Citi, Boeing, Facebook

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund has bought minority stakes in major American companies including Boeing (BA.N), Facebook (FB.O) and Citigroup (C.N), according...