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EUROPE • Today
Row continues over 'discriminatory' Commons plan for MPs
June 2, 2020
MPs say members will be "disenfranchised", despite the government promising some remote access.
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German politician's killing leaves unanswered questions, one year on
June 1, 2020
Walter Lübcke, a member of Angela Merkel's conservatives, was shot and killed in his garden in June 2019, allegedly by a far-right extremist. Germany has stepped up measures tackling extremism, but has it been enough?
France News
French economy to shrink by 11% in 2020, government warns
June 2, 2020
The French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has warned that the economy will shrink by 11 percent this year. The new forecast shows a deeper slump in 2020 than the government had previously been expecting. Meanwhile, France's Labour Minister Muriel Pénicaud has said she expects unemployment to jump in the coming months, as some businesses will not recover from the lockdown. Also today, we look at the new pandemic safety guidelines for air travel from the International Civil Aviation Organisation.
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EUROPE • Business
Watch live: NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference on the coronavirus amid national protests
June 2, 2020
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding his daily press conference on the Covid-19 outbreak on the heels of violent protests across the U.S. over the police killing of George Floyd.
TikTok apologizes after being accused of censoring #BlackLivesMatter posts
June 2, 2020
TikTok, the social media app owned by China's ByteDance, apologized after a technical glitch made it look like the #BlackLivesMatter and #GeorgeFloyd hashtags had zero views.
Business News

EasyJet shrugs off quarantine uncertainty to promise 75% of routes by August
June 2, 2020
EasyJet has shrugged off uncertainty over the government's quarantine plans, announcing it will run 75% of its routes by August.
Coronavirus: McLaren revs up row with bondholders
June 2, 2020
The owner of the McLaren Formula One (F1) team has bolstered its line-up of City advisers amid tense negotiations with bondholders about the company’s future.
Eurozone Business
Pound moves higher with the US Dollar under pressure - Euro currency news daily
June 2, 2020
The US Dollar came into work on the back foot on Monday amid growing concerns over US-China tensions and mass protests across America over the death of George Floyd in police custody.
Business Report
Death rates for UK ethnic minorities up to double that of whites
June 2, 2020
Matt Hancock acknowledges that background is ‘major risk factor’ in pandemic
EU seeks to curb state-backed foreign rivals
June 2, 2020
Move aims to rein in unfair competition from China at sensitive time for Brussels’ relations with Beijing
McCarthy & Stone reports lower coronavirus death rate in its sheltered housing
June 2, 2020
UK company urges government to boost investment in housing for elderly
National Lottery operator warns UK recession threatens charity funding
June 2, 2020
Camelot says downturn would hit sales and the amount of money given to good causes
UK household borrowing falls by a record £7.4bn in a month
June 2, 2020
Stronger household balance sheets mean consumers are in a good position to spend again as lockdown lifts
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EUROPE • Markets
European Shares Hover Near Three-month High
June 2, 2020
European stocks rose on Tuesday to hit their highest level in nearly three months as optimism around a post-coronavirus economic recovery helped offset jitters over increasingly violent social unrest in the U.S. and rising U.S.-China tensions. The pan European Stoxx 600 rose about 1.4 percent to 359.05,...-- Delivered by Feed43 service
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European markets gain on reopening and recovery hopes, despite backdrop of U.S. unrest; Germany's DAX up 3.8%
June 2, 2020
European stocks traded higher Tuesday against a backdrop of unrest and violence in the U.S. as protests continue over the death of George Floyd.
Investors must be clear on which stocks they want to expose themselves to, strategist says
June 2, 2020
Ali Miremadi, investment director at GAM, discusses investing amid U.S.-China tensions and the coronavirus crisis.
European markets close higher as economies reopen; protests erupt across the U.S.
June 1, 2020
European stocks closed higher on Monday as lockdown measures eased across the continent, while protests continued throughout the U.S. following the police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, last week.
U.K. government's impatience with lockdown risks a second wave of the coronavirus, scientist warns
June 1, 2020
The U.K. is still at coronavirus alert level 4, meaning transmission is high or rising exponentially, but the country — which has been in lockdown since late March — eased some of its lockdown restrictions on Monday.
Forex Markets
Trump Tenderness, China’s Caixin, Boost Asia
June 1, 2020
  Asia is off to a rollicking start to the week with equities performing strongly and currency markets
Asia Booking Profits Ahead of the Weekend
May 29, 2020
Hong Kong headlines and US Presidential Twitter tantrums appear to be enough uncertainty for equity markets
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EUROPE • Economy
US takes aim at digital services taxes in UK and EU
June 2, 2020
Trump administration expands probe that led to tariff threat against France last year
The EU rises to meet the Covid-19 crisis
June 2, 2020
A radical plan from Germany and France transforms Europe’s possibilities
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EUROPE • Insights
Dominic Cummings and Boris Johnson: united by a shared contempt for rules
May 30, 2020
Both believe that great men ought to be free of everyday restrictions
Covid masks give the French a new way to be chic
May 30, 2020
They are compulsory, so they may as well be stylish
How covid-19 is changing carmaking
May 30, 2020
Firms are getting back to work, but work is slower
Holiday resorts need tourists but don’t want them
May 30, 2020
Britain’s prettiest places fear an influx of people carrying lethal baggage
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EUROPE • Calendar

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