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 2020-03-31 09:06 

AFP

French brotherhood braves pandemic to bury the destitute...

A ringing bell breaks the silence of the cemetery as five members of the Charitable Brotherhood of Saint Eloi in Bethune solemnly remove their two-pointed hats. All are wearing black capes, white gloves and, of course, face masks."We try to protect ou...

 2020-03-31 09:06 

AFP

Air Canada to temporarily lay off half its workforce...

Air Canada announced Monday it would temporarily lay off nearly half of its employees and reduce activity by up to 90 percent in the second quarter due to the coronavirus....

 2020-03-31 08:58 

Reuters

[ UK ]

European shares claw back losses but set for worst quarter since 2002...

European stocks inched higher on Tuesday with investors buying into defensive sectors as they awaited further signs that the economy could weather the fallout from a near total global shutdown to curtail the spread of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-31 08:57 

Reuters

[ UK ]

BRIEF-Emova Group Launches 2.7 Million Euro Capital Increase...

EMOVA GROUP SA:...

 2020-03-31 08:57 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Vivendi closes Universal 10% stake sale to Tencent consortium...

Vivendi has closed the sale of a 10% stake in Universal Music Group (UMG) to a Tencent-led consortium in a deal giving UMG an enterprise value of 30 billion euros (26.79 billion pounds), the French media conglomerate said on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 08:57 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Vivendi closes Universal 10% stake sale to Tencent consortium...

Vivendi has closed the sale of a 10% stake in Universal Music Group (UMG) to a Tencent-led consortium in a deal giving UMG an enterprise value of 30 billion euros (26.79 billion pounds), the French media conglomerate said on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 08:56 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 1-European shares claw back losses but set for worst quarter since 2002...

European stock markets regained more ground on Tuesday after a brutal selloff this month, with investors measuring the impact of massive official stimulus efforts against a near total shut down in global supply chains due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-31 08:55 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Czech Republic's coronavirus infections top 3,000...

The tally of coronavirus infections in the Czech Republic has exceeded 3,000 as the central European country ramps up testing and keeps strict measures in place to curb the outbreak....

 2020-03-31 08:54 

Press Trust of India

COVID19: Rohit Sharma chips in with Rs 80 lakh...

Mumbai, Mar 31 (PTI) Star India batsman Rohit Sharma has donated Rs 80 lakh to fight the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic, saying the onus is on the citizens to help the country get back on its feet. Rohit, who is the vice-captain of the Indian ODI tea...

 2020-03-31 08:54 

Press Trust of India

COVID-19: Rohit Sharma chips in with Rs 80 lakh...

(Eds: Fixing typo in 5th para) Mumbai, Mar 31 (PTI) Star India batsman Rohit Sharma has donated Rs 80 lakh to fight the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic, saying the onus is on the citizens to help the country get back on its feet. Rohit, who is the vic...

 2020-03-31 08:52 

dpa

Going against grain, German city plans to make face masks compulsory...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2020-03-31 08:52 

Ynetnews

Youngest vicitm of coronavirus leaves 4-year-old twins orphaned...
 2020-03-31 08:52 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Germany's RKI optimistic about flattening of coronavirus infection curve...

The head of Germany's Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases said on Tuesday that his optimism about the flattening of the coronavirus infection curve was justified, adding that this would be clearer after Easter....

 2020-03-31 08:51 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Gold flows help UK current account, but economy flatlined in late 2019...

Britain narrowed its current account deficit in the last three months of 2019, but much of the improvement in one of the economy's fundamental areas of weakness was due to volatile swings in gold trade....

 2020-03-31 08:51 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Indonesia to release 30,000 prisoners early amid virus concerns...

Indonesia is set to release about 30,000 prisoners early as the Southeast Asian nation seeks to avoid a possible surge in coronavirus infections in its overcrowded prisons....

 2020-03-31 08:50 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Hong Kong February retail sales plunge 44% year-on-year as coronavirus spreads...

Hong Kong's retail sales fell by a record 44% in February from a year earlier, as travel restrictions kept tourists away and residents avoided shopping centres to prevent the spread of the coronavirus....

 2020-03-31 08:50 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Indonesia declares emergency over coronavirus, expands social welfare...

Indonesian President Joko Widodo declared a national public health emergency over the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday and announced measures to help people with lower incomes....

 2020-03-31 08:49 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Indonesia declares emergency over coronavirus, expands social welfare...

Indonesian President Joko Widodo declared a national public health emergency over the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday and announced measures to help people with lower incomes....

 2020-03-31 08:49 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Indonesia to release 30,000 prisoners early amid virus concerns...

Indonesia is set to release about 30,000 prisoners early as the Southeast Asian nation seeks to avoid a possible surge in coronavirus infections in its overcrowded prisons....

 2020-03-31 08:48 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Stocks rally after Chinese data boost to close worst quarter since 2008...

World stocks looked set to close their worst quarter since 2008 on a brighter note on Tuesday, as strong Chinese factory data held out hope for an economic revival even as much of the rest of the world shut down to fight the coronavirus....

 2020-03-31 08:48 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Polish financial firms call for corporate bond market intervention...

Polish financial companies have appealed to the government to intervene in the country's corporate bond market, as the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak may prevent issuers from being able to repay bonds when they mature....

 2020-03-31 08:48 

AFP

Panama to restrict movement by gender during virus quarantine...

The government of Panama on Monday announced strict quarantine measures that separate citizens by gender in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus....

 2020-03-31 08:48 

AFP

French brotherhood braves pandemic to bury the destitute...

A ringing bell breaks the silence of the cemetery as five members of the Charitable Brotherhood of Saint Eloi in Bethune solemnly remove their two-pointed hats. All are wearing black capes, white gloves and, of course, face masks."We try to protect ou...

 2020-03-31 08:47 

Reuters

[ UK ]

BRIEF-UTI FY Net Result Group Share Turns To Loss Of EUR 1.0 Million...

Union Technologies Informatique Group SA:...

 2020-03-31 08:47 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Iran says attack by 'terrorists' inside Turkey halts natural gas exports...

Iran said on Tuesday its natural gas exports to Turkey have stopped after an attack on a pipeline inside the neighbouring country, an Iranian official told state TV....

 2020-03-31 08:47 

Ukrinform News

Minister Petrashko: Ukraine facing industrial crisis, not financial...

Ukraine's Economic Development Ministry will make efforts to create conditions for industrial development as Ukraine currently faces industrial crisis, not financial. — Ukrinform....

 2020-03-31 08:46 

Reuters

[ UK ]

PRECIOUS-Gold falls as dollar firms, shares rally; set to post quarterly gain...

analyst * Russia's central bank to stop buying gold starting April 1 * Platinum set for worst quarter since Sept. 2008 * Silver set to post its worst quarter since June 2013 By Asha Sistla March 31 (Reuters) - Gold prices fell on Tuesday as thedollar ...

 2020-03-31 08:46 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 1-Czech Republic's coronavirus infections top 3,000...

(Updates testing figures, details on measures)...

 2020-03-31 08:46 

Sputnik International

COVID-19 May Drive Millions Into Poverty as 'Financial Stress' Could Spill Beyond 2020 - World Bank...

A fresh report by the premiere international bank rolls out two scenarios that may unfold under specific conditions, depending on how well nations fulfil their pandemic containment measures - from self-isolation practices to state fiscal policies....

 2020-03-31 08:46 

Ukrinform News

Owner of Vodafone Ukraine to allocate $1 mln to fight coronavirus spread in the country...

NEQSOL Holding, the owner of telecom operator Vodafone Ukraine, will give Ukraine USD 1 million to fight the coronavirus spread, according to the company's press service. — Ukrinform....

 2020-03-31 08:43 

Reuters

[ UK ]

BRIEF-Assore Ltd Says Co To Pay Staff Their Full Basic Salary During Lockdown Period...

Assore Ltd:...

 2020-03-31 08:43 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany rises to 61,913 - RKI...

The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Germany has risen to 61,913 and 583 people have died of the disease, statistics from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 08:43 

IANS

Sensex up 1,000 points, Nifty gains 300 (2nd Ld)...

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Rally continued in the Indian stock market on Tuesday afternoon as the BSE Sensex rose over 1,000 points. The Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose 300 points to trade above the 8,500 mark. The gains were in tandem w...

 2020-03-31 08:43 

Ukrinform News

Kuleba enlists support of Canada in IMF...

Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba had a phone conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada Franois-Philippe Champagne on March 30, according to the website of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry. — Ukrinform....

 2020-03-31 08:41 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Finland increases stake in Nokian Tyres, share rebounds...

Finland's state investment arm Solidium said on Tuesday it had increased its stake in Nokian Tyres , sending the Finnish tyre maker's share up more than 13% in morning trade....

 2020-03-31 08:41 

Reuters

[ UK ]

BRIEF-Cellink Gets Order From The National Board Of Health And Welfare In Sweden...

Cellink AB:...

 2020-03-31 08:41 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Daily Briefing: Goodbye to a nightmarish quarter...

It's the end of the most calamitous quarter for world stocks since 2008. For European stocks you have to go back even further to 2002....

 2020-03-31 08:41 

BloombergQuint

BMW Taps German Debt Market as Coronavirus Batters Auto Industry...

BMW Taps German Debt Market as Coronavirus Batters Auto Industry...

 2020-03-31 08:40 

Saudi Press Agency

Tanzania confirms its first coronavirus death, health minister says...
 2020-03-31 08:40 

Saudi Press Agency

Coronavirus Cases in Czech Top 3000...
 2020-03-31 08:40 

Saudi Press Agency

European shares rise...
 2020-03-31 08:40 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Europe sends medical goods to Iran in trade test...

France, Germany and Britain have exported medical goods to Iran in the first transaction conducted under a trade mechanism set up to barter humanitarian goods and food after the U.S. withdrawal from a 2015 nuclear deal, Germany said on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 08:40 

Saudi Press Agency

UK shares edge higher...
 2020-03-31 08:39 

Reuters

[ UK ]

BRIEF-NIBC Holding Maintains Dividend Proposal, Will Pay Out In H2...

NIBC HOLDING NV:...

 2020-03-31 08:39 

Sputnik International

Welcome to the Slaughter? Yellowstone Kills Hundreds of Bison to Reduce Herds in National Park...

The meat of the slaughtered bison was distributed among members of various Native American Indian tribes, who are also engaged in hunting the creature, killing around 270 of them in Montana....

 2020-03-31 08:39 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Indonesia to release 30,000 prisoners early amid virus concerns...

Indonesia is set to release about 30,000 prisoners early as the Southeast Asian nation seeks to avoid a possible surge in coronavirus infections in its overcrowded prisons....

 2020-03-31 08:39 

IANS

Lower power demand during lockdown to increase DISCOM dues: Kotak...

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The 17 per cent drop in power demand under the current lockdown, will further expose the weakness in the business model of distribution utilities, leading to a further spike in outstanding dues that have risen to Rs 86,600 crore...

 2020-03-31 08:38 

Reuters

[ UK ]

BRIEF-Eurotel Management Recommends Allocation Of 2019 Net Profit To Reserve Capital...

Eurotel SA:...

 2020-03-31 08:37 

TASS

Gazprom Neft retains plans for oil refining in April despite decreasing demand...

Further decisions on refining volumes will be made depending on the market changes and restrictions introduced in connection with the pandemic...

 2020-03-31 08:35 

Reuters

[ Health ]

German city follows Austria and stipulates face masks for shoppers...

The city of Jena in eastern Germany has decided to make people wear face masks when shopping or traveling by public transport, stepping up efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus and becoming the first city in the country to take the step....

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