Tag: United Kingdom

5G coronavirus conspiracy theory is dangerous fake nonsense, UK says

LONDON (Reuters) – A conspiracy theory that links 5G mobile telecommunications masts to the spread of the novel coronavirus is dangerous fake news and completely...

Brent crude surges 10% on hopes of oil output deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Crude futures surged for a second day on Friday, with benchmark Brent up 10% on hopes that a global deal to...

Europe’s north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data

BERLIN (Reuters) – Italy and Spain, the two European countries hardest hit by the new coronavirus, have enforced the most drastic lockdowns to curb the...

Factbox: Google location data shows slump in trips to malls, offices

(Reuters) – Google on Thursday published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops, parks and workplaces dropped in March, when many governments issued...

Google data shines light on whether coronavirus lockdowns worldwide are working

OAKLAND, California (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google has published charts showing how the coronavirus has brought hard-hit Italy to a standstill, led to runs on...