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8:08 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
My father is trustee of my late mother’s estate. He is marrying again, and won’t distribute our inheritance ‘He and his new wife have already traveled to France together, and apparently intend to live it up on his personal trust and their combined income’‘He and his new wife have already traveled to France together, and apparently intend to live it up on his personal trust and their combined income.’
5:48 a.m. Jan. 24, 2021 - By Catey Hill
What it’s really like to retire on a Caribbean island — on $3,000 a month This Virginia couple retired to the Caribbean island of Bequia and opened an art galleryThis Virginia couple retired to the Caribbean island of Bequia and opened an art gallery.
10:47 a.m. Nov. 25, 2020 - By Jack Denton
The U.K. is increasing the minimum wage. How does it compare with the U.S. and rest of the world?Chancellor Rishi Sunak sets out his spending review warning the economy will contract by 11.3% — the largest drop in more than three centuries.
1:04 a.m. Nov. 4, 2020 - By Portia Crowe
‘Au revoir, bon courage!’ Parisians begin Lockdown 2.0 with sombre resignation ‘Renewed debate around secularism and separatism’ stirred up this fall, have added to social tensions, and coincided with multiple violent attacks’‘Renewed debate around secularism and separatism’ stirred up this fall, have added to social tensions, and coincided with multiple violent attacks.’
10:33 p.m. Nov. 1, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Italy tightens COVID-19 restrictions, plunging Venice back into ‘victorious solitude’ Residents reflect on the pandemic and the costs of globalizationResidents reflect on the pandemic and the costs of globalization.
9:45 a.m. Oct. 30, 2020 - By Elina Geller
Countries that will give you a remote-work visa, and how to get to them Here’s the details on five countries, and how you can travel to them using your points and milesHere’s what to know about how to take advantage of this unique opportunity and how to travel there on points and miles.
2:21 a.m. Oct. 18, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Dr. Fauci: ‘This is an outbreak of historic proportions, the likes of which we’ve not seen in 102 years’ The veteran immunologist said, ‘I think we’re facing a whole lot of trouble’The veteran immunologist said, ‘I think we’re facing a whole lot of trouble.’
10:52 a.m. Oct. 5, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally tops 35 million and deaths exceed 1 million, while Trump says ‘don’t be afraid of COVID’ Trump tweets he’s leaving Walter Reed Monday evening, urges people ‘don’t let it dominate your life’ as he feels better than he did 20 years agoThe number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 35 million on Monday, as doctors expressed alarm at President Donald Trump’s decision to leave his hospital bed to wave to supporters from a motorcade on Sunday, saying he has put all of the people in the vehicle with him at risk of contracting the deadly illness.
5:09 a.m. Sept. 26, 2020 - Associated Press
Perceptions of the U.S. around the world are at or near historic lows, Pew finds In the U.K. — to pick one example — Pew found that just 41% of people express a favorable opinion of the U.S., the lowest recorded rateIn the U.K. — to pick one example — Pew found that just 41% of people express a favorable opinion of the U.S., the lowest recorded rate.
6:22 a.m. Sept. 7, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Another warning from the 1918 flu for COVID-19: ‘Survival does not mean that individuals fully recovered’ ‘We may never know the true mortality consequences of 1918 because of incomplete or inaccurate record keeping, issues that also undermine our ability to quantify the impact of COVID-19’‘We may never know the true mortality consequences of 1918 because of incomplete or inaccurate record keeping, issues that also undermine our ability to quantify the impact of COVID-19.’
2:47 a.m. Sept. 4, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
Just $5 and an iPhone can open the door to investing in the world’s rarest fine wines The pandemic has reinvigorated many people’s passion for hobbies and nostalgia, Rally’s co-founder saysRally’s wine offerings will have a combined value of $148,000 and include a ’05 Chateau Latour and 2016 Chateau Petrus
6:57 a.m. Sept. 2, 2020 - By Pierre Briançon
Coronavirus cases are rising again in Europe and governments try desperately to avoid a return to brutal lockdowns. They may succeedEurope can “conquer the pandemic” by learning to live with it without waiting for a COVID-19 vaccine, WHO regional director for Europe Hans Kluge said on Tuesday.
11:29 a.m. Sept. 1, 2020 - By Ellis Henican
I went to the Met, and here’s what I saw The return of New York City museums finally gives the Big Apple the lift it neededAs ever, art helps to shed fresh light on our current travails as only great art can.
12:16 a.m. Aug. 27, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
$79 million every single day — that’s how tourism’s collapse is costing the U.K. economyTravelers and tourists are staying away from the U.K. “in droves”, costing the economy £22 billion ($29 billion)
6:21 a.m. Aug. 25, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
Global dividends suffer worst quarterly fall since financial crisis The worst-case scenario could see global shareholder payouts drop 25% on an underlying basis during 2020Dividends fell in every region of the world except in North America, thanks to the resilience of Canadian companies.
1:40 a.m. Aug. 24, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
Shares in Accor and IHG rise on merger speculation — a combination would create the world’s biggest hotel group Prolonged travel restrictions could put more than 197 million jobs in the global Travel & Tourism sector under threatA merger of France’s Accor and its U.K. rival IHG would create a group with 1.6 million rooms.
4:43 a.m. Aug. 17, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
European stocks reach for modest gains amid virus worries European stocks were trading mainly flat on Monday, as investors kicked off a new week of trading with continued worries about the virus’s global spread.
4:14 a.m. Aug. 14, 2020 - By Pierre Briançon
Brace for more stimulus from Johnson and the Bank of England, as U.K economy falls into recessionAs it considers the possibility of a second spike of the new coronavirus, the U.K. government will have to postpone plans to put public finances back in order.
2:45 a.m. Aug. 5, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
The man who warned in 2018 that America was unprepared for a pandemic says: ‘The U.S. squandered every possible opportunity to control the coronavirus’ On the anniversary of the 1918 flu, Ed Yong warned of another pandemic. He says the U.S. must learn the lessons from the past seven months, adding, ‘COVID-19 is merely a harbinger of worse plagues to come’On the anniversary of the 1918 flu, Ed Yong warned of another pandemic. He says the U.S. must learn the lessons from the past seven months, adding, ‘COVID-19 is merely a harbinger of worse plagues to come.’
7:26 a.m. Aug. 3, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Wrong!’ Trump and Fauci clash over surge in coronavirus cases, handling of economic shutdown — and hydroxychloroquine Anthony Fauci said the U.S. made mistakes in efforts stop the transmission of coronavirus, but President Trump gave another reason for the rise in casesAnthony Fauci said the U.S. made mistakes in efforts stop the transmission of coronavirus, but President Trump gave another reason for the rise in cases.
11:33 a.m. July 26, 2020 - Associated Press
Oscar winner, Hollywood icon Olivia de Havilland dies at 104 Last surviving lead from ‘Gone With the Wind’; actress helped break studios’ contract systemOlivia de Havilland, the doe-eyed actress beloved to millions as the sainted Melanie Wilkes of “Gone With the Wind,” but also a two-time Oscar winner and an off-screen fighter who challenged and unchained Hollywood’s contract system, died Sunday at her home in Paris. She was 104.
7:02 a.m. July 26, 2020 - Associated Press
U.K., other European countries caution against Spain travel as virus rebounds Second wave of virus feared as Catalonia hosts two worrying hotspotsBritain put Spain back on its unsafe list beginning Sunday, announcing hours earlier that travelers arriving in the U.K. from Spain must now quarantine for 14 days.
7:30 a.m. July 22, 2020 - By Archie Mitchell
London drops off the list of top 10 European travel hot spots for the first time U.K. capital has fallen off the top 10 list of most booked European cities for the first time ever, new research showsNew research by data firm ForwardKeys shows flight bookings in Europe and the U.S. falling by 99.6% so far in 2020.
5:08 a.m. July 20, 2020 - Associated Press
Ballon d’Or — world football’s top individual award — will not be presented this year Reigning Ballon d’Or awardee Leo Messi of Barcelona has won the trophy a record six timesReigning Ballon d’Or awardee Leo Messi of Barcelona has won the trophy a record six times.
6:32 a.m. July 15, 2020 - Associated Press
France tourism sees boost as Disneyland, Eiffel Tower top floor reopen The reopen will feature safety measures like managed attendance, reduced capacity to support social distancing, and cleaning and disinfection of rides and spacesThe French tourist industry received a further boost Wednesday with the partial reopening of Disneyland Paris and the opening up of the top floor of the Eiffel Tower.
5:18 a.m. July 15, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Banning Americans from the EU could cost the region billions of dollars A long, empty summer in Europe trudges on What will Europe do without tourists this summer? Enjoy empty streets, but suffer the loss of the cash cow American traveler.
4:53 a.m. July 1, 2020 - By Jillian Berman
‘I know that my education can’t be taken away’: 4 students on how COVID-19 has upended their college years One became her family’s sole breadwinner; another balanced classwork with taking care of younger siblingsOne became her family’s sole breadwinner; another balanced classwork with taking care of younger siblings.
10:41 a.m. June 22, 2020 - By Tomi Kilgore
Coronavirus update: Global case total tops 9 million and U.S. cases rises to 2.3 million, and don’t blame more testing Half of U.S. states see rising trends of new cases; Oklahoma sets daily record for new cases the day after Trump holds rallyThe number of new cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 keep rising in the U.S., with signs of acceleration in half the states, including three states recording more than 3,000 new cases in a day.
8:20 a.m. June 15, 2020 - By Clare O'Dea
What Switzerland did right in the battle against coronavirus Swiss residents were always free to go outside for exercise without any permit system like those imposed in France or Italy, so how did the country flatten the curve of new cases?Swiss residents were always free to go outside for exercise without any permit system like those imposed in France or Italy, so how did the country flatten the curve of new cases?
11:34 p.m. June 14, 2020 - Associated Press
Europe’s borders reopen but long road for tourism to recoverBorders opened up across Europe on Monday after three months of coronavirus closures that began chaotically in March. But many restrictions persist, it’s unclear how keen Europeans will be to travel this summer and the continent is still closed to Americans, Asians and other international tourists.
9:42 a.m. June 11, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: U.S. case tally passes 2 million mark and 21 states are still seeing increases in infections Walmart’s Sam’s Club extends curbside delivery, while two biotechs upsize their IPOs and raise their price rangeThe number of U.S. cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 marked a grim milestone of more than 2 million on Thursday, and cases continued to climb in 21 states even as they push ahead with reopening economies after lockdowns and restrictions on movement.
1:08 a.m. June 9, 2020 - By Archie Mitchell
As Europe grapples with placing visitors in quarantine here’s what’s happening around the world The U.K. follows New Zealand, Australia, and others in implementing different forms of quarantine for new arrivalsTravellers arriving in the U.K. now face two weeks of quarantine at a location of their choosing, and it will be similar in France, but in New Zealand and America it’s a different story
6:03 a.m. June 5, 2020 - By Charles Passy
This exotic spirit can be mixed ‘with anything in your fridge’ Passoã claims to the No. 1 passion-fruit liqueur in the worldPassoã claims to the No. 1 passion-fruit liqueur in the world.
6:36 a.m. May 28, 2020 - Associated Press
Plastic bubbles for patrons on the menu at some reopening restaurants As restaurateurs around the world seek to resume in-person dining amid the pandemic, they want to make it as safe as possibleDining at a table where each person is enclosed by a clear plastic shield might look and sound futuristic, but it could be one way for some restaurants to reopen. It also might help out if your companion orders escargots, heavy on the garlic.
9:45 a.m. May 26, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally crosses 5.5 million as WHO warns of risk of ‘second peak’ in current infection wave Hertz files for bankruptcy as pandemic devastates car-rental business, and Cigna backs its full-year guidanceThe global case tally from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 5.5 million on Tuesday, as the World Health Organization warned of the possibility of an immediate “second peak” in infections from the current wave, if countries and local governments ease measures to contain the spread too soon.
12:32 p.m. May 19, 2020 - Associated Press
Ninety percent of the world’s museums were closed by the coronavirus pandemic, and one in eight may never reopen Some are hobbled beyond repair by the loss of revenue, while others lack capacity to conform with new public health precautionsMuseums are starting to reopen in some countries as governments ease coronavirus restrictions, but experts warn that one in eight worldwide could face permanent closure due to the pandemic.
7:54 p.m. May 16, 2020 - Associated Press
Slovenia becomes first country in Europe to formally call an end to its coronavirus outbreak European countries easing travel and other restrictions, while new flare-ups occur elsewhere around globeEuropean countries easing travel and other restrictions — with the former Yugoslavian republic Slovenia now permitting European Union residents to enter from neighboring Austria, Italy and Hungary — even as new flare-ups are identified.elsewhere around the globe.
9:26 a.m. May 16, 2020 - Associated Press
Pizzas and haircuts back on the menu, but with warnings: the world slowly reopens Public health experts urged caution as governments eased restrictions on eateries, shops and parks in many countries and rolled out measures to restart dormant factoriesPublic health experts urged caution as governments eased restrictions on eateries, shops and parks in many countries and rolled out measures to restart dormant factories
11:43 a.m. May 11, 2020 - By Stephen Sorace
French populace encouraged to eat more cheese to help industry survive coronavirus pandemic A massive surplus has built upSales of certain cheeses have dropped as much as 60% since cheese makers can no longer sell to restaurants and open-air markets were forced to close, according to a French dairy industry trade group.
10:06 a.m. May 2, 2020 - Associated Press
Spring sun draws many outside in US and Europe as coronavirus lockdowns ease Though grateful to be outdoors, people were still wary. Masks were worn everywhere, even on southern U.S. beaches and by some joggers in Spain.Gorgeous spring weather across the United States and Europe on Saturday drew people cooped up inside for weeks outside to soak in the sun, even as additional coronavirus hot spots in Russia and Pakistan emerged.
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