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European stocks are set to edge lower on Friday, amid thin trading volumes, as investors monitor vaccine news and fresh Chinese data. The U.K.’s FTSE is set to slide 20 points to 6,342, France’s CAC will drop 33 points at 5,560 and Germany’s DAX will sink 33 points at 13,268, according to IG. Wall Street …

U.K. Chancellor Rishi Sunak is looking to overhaul the country’s listing regime in a bid to attract more technology companies to London, according to Sky News. Sunak is planning to start a review of the current rules with Jonathan Hill, Britain’s former European Union commissioner for financial services, being lined up over the weekend to …

President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will compete for TV audiences in duelling town halls on Thursday night (Friday at 11am AEDT) instead of meeting face-to-face for their second debate as originally planned. The two will take questions in different cities on different networks: Mr Trump on NBC from Miami, Mr Biden on ABC …

The White Lion pub seen at the Covent Garden. UK Covid-19 cases are now doubling every seven to eight days, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering national restrictions for a short period to “short-circuit” the virus. SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images LONDON – The U.K. economy grew 2.1% in August on a monthly …

Thank you. It’s wonderful, genuinely, to be here today to talk about one of our greatest and most significant challenges, which is the levelling up agenda. As you can tell from my accent, I’m not from down South. And as you probably also know from my bio, I don’t have a degree, in fact, I …

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will intervene in the Brexit negotiations for the first time since June when he holds talks on Saturday with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in an attempt to unlock a deal. The prime minister and the EU chief will discuss how the two sides can get to an agreement …

LONDON — Police moved into London’s Trafalgar Square on Saturday afternoon to break up a protest against coronavirus restrictions after demonstrators ignored warnings to observe social distancing rules. Thousands of people, most of whom weren’t wearing masks, crowded into the iconic square to hear speakers who criticized government-imposed restrictions as an overreaction to the pandemic …

Despite breaking the government’s 14-day quarantine rules by jetting to Marbella eight days after returning from Ibiza with Lottie Tomlinson, Lewis Burton wasn’t being coy about flaunting his trip to Spain over the weekend. Taking to Instagram he shared snaps from his trip as he larked around shirtless in the Spanish sunshine.  He was snapped …

LONDON, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — International Game Technology PLC (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT) announced today that the Company’s video gaming terminals (“VGTs”), CrystalDual® 27 and CrystalSlant™, received approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to be added in qualified truck stop locations throughout the State. This approval positions IGT to build on its long-established gaming presence …

“China freely assumed international obligations to the United Kingdom … in relation to the way that it would treat Hong Kong and in particular, would respect the autonomy and freedoms,” Raab said. “It’s a matter of trust, and lots of countries around the world are asking this question — does China live up to its …