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ST. LOUIS and LONDON, Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced the hiring of Ben Tompkins as a Managing Director in its Global Technology Group, based in London. Ben joins the full-service Stifel platform as an investment banker primarily focused on cloud-based software and software applications supporting financial institutions, …

LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Britain’s minister for Northern Ireland said on Wednesday his answer last week in parliament saying that the government’s plans broke international law was accurate. Asked on Tuesday if anything in the proposed legislation did breach or potentially breached international legal obligations or arrangements, Northern Ireland minister Brandon Lewis said: “Yes, …

Europe’s leaders choose targeted measures over nationwide lockdowns, even as cases rise. In the early days of the pandemic, President Emmanuel Macron exhorted the French to wage “war” against an invisible enemy. Today, his message is to “learn how to live with the virus.’’ Much of Europe has opted for a similar strategy as infections …

Good morning. We’ve got another busy day ahead, with Britain moving into a new phase in the fight against coronavirus – the “rule of six” is coming into force in England, Scotland and Wales (in slightly different forms), joining Northern Ireland (where a version already applies) and MPs will get their first chance to vote …

Nintendo has revealed a new limited edition Switch console set to become available at retail next month, with battle royale phenomenon Fortnite acting as the main selling point. The new console has only been confirmed for release in Europe (30th October), and Australia and New Zealand (6th November) so far, and includes all of the …

Friends and former colleagues of the government lawyer Sir Jonathan Jones said his resignation suggested he had been put in an intolerable position, with a cabinet minister admitting the government intended to break the law. Jones resigned on Tuesday, giving no reason in his departure email to colleagues, but Whitehall sources and former colleagues said …

Navalny is being treated in a Berlin hospital after falling ill on a flight from Siberia last week. He was transferred to the German capital from the Siberian city of Omsk on Saturday morning. “We are dealing with a patient who, it is fairly likely, was poisoned,” Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman, Steffen Seibert, told journalists …

“We are strictly warning: In case of disruption of the order and peace in these places — you will have to deal not with the police, but with the Army,” the Ministry of Defense said in a statement. There was a strong security force presence in the capital city as opposition protesters began arriving at …

Coronavirus in France is circulating four times more among people under the age of 40 than those over 65, France’s health minister said. But he warned that contamination was on the rise among the elderly and more vulnerable too. “We’re in a risky situation,” Olivier Veran said. Like President Emmanuel Macron, Mr Veran ruled out the need …

In a tweet marking the departure Saturday, his spokesperson Kira Yarmysh wrote: “The plane with Alexey flew to Berlin. Many thanks to everyone for their support. The struggle for Alexey’s life and health just begins, and there is still a lot to go through, but now at least the first step has been taken.” In …