Govt Scientific Advisors Call for Mask-Wearing Outside

The influential Scientific Advisory Group on Emergencies (SAGE) has endorsed a report telling government ministers to consider mandating mask-wearing in busy outdoor settings such as markets, playgrounds, and parks. The paper by SAGE’s Environmental Modelling Group added that there was a

A sign informs people that it is mandatory to wear face masks at Borough Market in London on January 12, 2021. - Borough market, an open-air market popular with tourists and Londoners alike, has required customers and stall-holders to wear masks since January 11 as a measure to keep the …

Oil, FX Bounce From Early Lows As Investors Hunt For Bargains

HONG KONG – Sterling and Asian emerging market currencies regained some footing on Tuesday and crude oil bounced as investors scooped up beaten down assets after Britain’s shock vote to exit the European Union. But in a sign that sentiment remained


FTSE Slumps To Lowest Closing Level Since Nov 2012

Britain’s top share index fell to its lowest closing level in more than three years on Friday, hit by losses in commodity-related stocks as BHP Billiton (BLT.L) suffered a major writedown and oil fell below a key level. The blue-chip

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