Monday, June 14, 2021

UK records 1,276 new daily COVID-19 cases – Reuters UK

FILE PHOTO: People walk over London Bridge, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London, Britain, August 26, 2020. REUTERS/Henry NichollsLONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom recorded 1,276 new daily confirmed cases of COVID-19, it said on Friday, down from the 1,522 recorded on Thursday.A further nine people have died after they tested positive for…

UK at critical COVID-19 moment as trend goes in wrong direction – Reuters UK

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will face an exponentially growing death rate from COVID-19 within weeks unless urgent action is taken to halt a rapidly spreading second wave of the outbreak, the country’s senior medics said on Monday.Commuters walk across the London Bridge during the morning rush hour, amid an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),…

UK records 3,539 new COVID-19 cases, up from 2,919 – Reuters UK

FILE PHOTO: A social distancing sign is seen in Oxford Street, as the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain June 22, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom reported 3,539 confirmed new cases of COVID-19, according to government data published on Friday, compared with 2,919 a day earlier.Six new…

UK summons Russian ambassador over Kremlin-critic Navalny – Reuters UK

LONDON (Reuters) - British foreign minister Dominic Raab summoned the Russian ambassador to the United Kingdom, Andrei Kelin, on Monday to express his concern at the suspected poisoning of Alexei Navalny.Navalny, a prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin, was airlifted to Germany last month after collapsing on a flight from the Siberian city of Tomsk…

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept. 11 – Reuters UK

Sept 11 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 17 points lower at 5,986 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * RIO TINTO: Rio Tinto parted ways with its CEO and two senior executives on Friday, bowing to mounting shareholder criticism of the destruction of two significant Aboriginal rockshelters and the global miner's…
Railsbank is buying Wirecard Card Solutions, the UK arm of the disgraced fintech

Railsbank is buying Wirecard Card Solutions, the UK arm of the disgraced fintech

Looks like another chapter is opening up for Wirecard, the disgraced fintech out of Germany that collapsed into insolvency earlier this year after facing a huge accounting scandal and subsequently failing to make payments on $1.5 billion in loans coming due. Railsbank, the UK startup backed by Visa and others that offers a range of…

Second UK lockdown? Hospital COVID admissions doubling every eight days – Reuters UK

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UK wants pandemic levels of data sharing to be the new normal

UK wants pandemic levels of data sharing to be the new normal

The UK government has published a national data strategy today, setting out a plan to promote the use and prioritize the reuse of data as a lever for economic growth and digital innovation. It has also opened up a 12-week public consultation on the policy plan. The top-line message from the secretary of state for…
Extra Crunch membership now available to readers in Australia

Extra Crunch membership now available to readers in Australia

We’re excited to announce that Extra Crunch memberships are now available in Australia. That adds to our existing support in: United States Canada Argentina, Brazil, Mexico U.K. Select European countries We’ve been polling readers for the past year and a half about where to expand, and Australia was one of the most requested regions.  Join…
Jaguar’s F-Pace refresh includes its first plug-in hybrid

Jaguar’s F-Pace refresh includes its first plug-in hybrid

The cabin also offers active road noise cancellation, connected car features and a guardian mode that lets you tell the car when it’s not likely to be used. If you don’t regularly drive late at night, for instance, you can tell the vehicle to alert your phone if someone’s driving around in it at 3am.…