Coronavirus Updates: Fed Says U.S. Virus Failures Hurt Recovery; Fauci Skeptical of Russia’s Vaccine

Stay informed with QuickTake’s coronavirus coverage of up-to-the-minute stories on the COVID-19 crisis. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusUpdates — Two senior Federal Reserve officials lamented the U.S. failure to control the coronavirus pandemic, which stood in poor comparison with efforts in other advanced countries and was undermining the nation’s economic recovery. Drawing a strikingly unflattering contrast with … Read more Coronavirus Updates: Fed Says U.S. Virus Failures Hurt Recovery; Fauci Skeptical of Russia’s Vaccine

Coronavirus – The Latest: How Spain lost control – again

Subscribe to our Coronavirus podcast with analysis of the impact on health, business and travel in the UK and beyond: https://www.playpodca.st/coronavirus Spain’s lockdown was the strictest of all – and it worked. But less than two months after the state of emergency ended, the country is once again topping the European league of Covid-19 transmission. … Read more Coronavirus – The Latest: How Spain lost control – again

Should You Risk a Summer Holiday Despite the Coronavirus Pandemic? | This Morning

If the heatwave has made you crave a holiday abroad Simon Calder joins us in the studio to explain how to take a low-risk trip away right now. Plus, with infection rates slowly rising across Europe, sparking fears of a second wave we’re asking is going abroad selfish? Couple Ged & Karl don’t think so … Read more Should You Risk a Summer Holiday Despite the Coronavirus Pandemic? | This Morning

Full Episode: Visionaries, will.i.am | Visionaries: Inside the Creative Mind | Oprah Winfrey Network

From sold-out stadiums in Europe to intimate studio sessions in L.A., this episode of Visionaries: Inside the Creative Mind gives viewers a backstage pass to the life of musician, songwriter, singer, producer, and Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am. The episode explores his unceasing need to constantly create, and his endless pursuit to connect with new … Read more Full Episode: Visionaries, will.i.am | Visionaries: Inside the Creative Mind | Oprah Winfrey Network

U.K. Recession: Worst Slump in Europe Raises Pressure to Sustain Rebound

The U.K. economy suffered more than any major European nation during the coronavirus lockdowns, piling pressure on the government to ensure the withdrawal of its support programs doesn’t derail the nascent recovery. Gross domestic product plunged 20.4% in the second quarter, the most since records began in 1955 and roughly double that of Germany and … Read more U.K. Recession: Worst Slump in Europe Raises Pressure to Sustain Rebound

ABN Amro Corporate Finance Exit Removes Risk, CFO Says

Aug.12 — ABN Amro Bank NV Chief Financial Officer Clifford Abrahams discusses the firm’s decision to exit all corporate finance outside Europe and drop its trade and commodity financing operations in a major restructuring of its corporate and investment bank. He also comments on loan loss provisions and the Covid-19 situation in the Netherlands in … Read more ABN Amro Corporate Finance Exit Removes Risk, CFO Says

Hugh Montgomery ‘optimistic’ about a COVID-19 vaccine | 7.30

Europe is beginning to see signs of a second wave of coronavirus. Britain, one of the countries hardest hit by the virus, is currently reporting around a thousand new cases a day. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: … Read more Hugh Montgomery ‘optimistic’ about a COVID-19 vaccine | 7.30

Grim Milestone: How bad can the pandemic get?

Confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide have topped 20 million, with more than 730,000 people dead. The U.S. still tops the list, with more than five million, a quarter of global cases. The number jumped from four million to five million in 17 days. It means the U.S. has more COVID-19 cases than Ireland has people. Some … Read more Grim Milestone: How bad can the pandemic get?

Russia approves COVID-19 vaccine, but WHO warns about rushing it through | ABC News

Moscow has stunned the world approving a COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use after less than two months of human testing. Russian President Vladimir Putin promised it was safe and said it had even been given to one of his daughters. But health experts are concerned about the lack of data on the vaccine, called Sputnick … Read more Russia approves COVID-19 vaccine, but WHO warns about rushing it through | ABC News

Belarussian opposition leader flees country after “rigged election” – BBC News

The opposition candidate in Belarus’s presidential election has fled the country, declaring that the result was rigged. Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has said she left the country for Lithuania for the sake of her children, as her supporters continued angry protests in the capital Minsk. The former Soviet Republic is often referred to as Europe’s last dictatorship. … Read more Belarussian opposition leader flees country after “rigged election” – BBC News

Heathrow airport says on-site covid tests will help save jobs

Heathrow Airport, once Europe’s busiest airport, called on Britain to urgently back a mandate for passenger testing, warning that without it, strict quarantine rules will stop travel, stall the economy and lead to more job losses. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more Heathrow airport says on-site covid tests will help save jobs

Belarus long time leader claims a landslide victory | Inside Story

His critics describe him as Europe’s last dictator. Alexander Lukashenko, who has already been President of Belarus for 26 years, is set to rule for a sixth term. Official results from Sunday’s election say he won by a landslide. But the opposition says the election was rigged. Lukashenko’s pre-election popularity fell because of his handling … Read more Belarus long time leader claims a landslide victory | Inside Story

Benin city restores monuments from slave trade era

As anti-racism protests in the United States and Europe grew, so did demands for the removal of statues linked to slavery. Protesters toppled and vandalised some, others were removed by city leaders. But a coastal city in Benin in West Africa is going the other way – restoring monuments from the slave trade era. It … Read more Benin city restores monuments from slave trade era