Posts in tag

Europe


BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will join a video-conference with EU leaders on Monday, keen to make headway in negotiations on a future UK-EU relationship, but officials in Brussels expect no breakthrough in the Brexit deadlock. FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen in front of a Brexit logo in this illustration …

ROME (Reuters) – AstraZeneca Plc has signed a contract with European governments to supply the region with its potential vaccine against the coronavirus, the British drugmaker’s latest deal to pledge its drug to help combat the pandemic. FILE PHOTO: Small bottles labeled with a “Vaccine COVID-19” sticker and a medical syringe are seen in this …

The protesters in the city of Bristol, in southwest England, tied the bronze statue of Edward Colston with rope before toppling it to cheers from the surrounding crowd. Demonstrators were later seen rolling the statue to the nearby harbor and throwing it into the River Avon. While the incident garnered much celebration among protesters, local …

LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) – Anti-racism protests attended by thousands of people in London and other major British cities “undoubtedly” risk causing an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases again, British health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday. Thousands of people attended protests on Saturday to voice their anger at police brutality after the …

Demonstrators hold signs during a Black Lives Matter protest in Parliament Square, following the death of George Floyd who died in police custody in Minneapolis, in London, Britain, June 6, 2020. REUTERS/Christian Radnedge LONDON (Reuters) – Fourteen police officers were injured in “shocking and completely unacceptable” assaults during anti-racism protests in central London on Saturday, …

London, June 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — iCIMS, Inc., the market-leading cloud recruiting platform provider, is honored to be recognised as a leading provider of talent acquisition software in the European market by the 2020 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Talent Acquisition. With employers around the world rethinking their hiring strategies, inclusion in the analysis from Europe’s No. 1 …

Demonstrators there and in Berlin waved signs reading “I can’t breathe” — some of the last words that the dying Floyd, captured by an onlooker’s video, gasped out in Minneapolis as a police officer pressed his knee down on Floyd’s neck for more than eight minutes. London’s Metropolitan Police said they had made five arrests …

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has picked British startup Beacon, a digital freight forwarder, for his latest investment. Beacon said on Sunday it raised over $15 million in Series A fundraising, from investors including Bezos and venture capital firm 8VC. The startup, formed by two former Uber Technologies Inc executives two years …

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced mutiny in his party and fury across Britain on Monday for refusing to sack his closest aide Dominic Cummings, accused of flouting the coronavirus lockdown by driving 250 miles from London. Dominic Cummings, special advisor for Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves his house in London following …

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s government will seek to extend its coronavirus state of emergency one last time until late June, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Saturday as anti-government protests broke out around the hard-hit country. A man wearing a protective face mask and a Spanish flag marches and bangs saucepan lids as he attends …