Coronavirus: Italy’s Case Count Tops 1m — As It Happened

An attempt to test almost the entire population of Slovakia for coronavirus identified 57,500 new infections, official data show. The country tested 3.6m people — two-thirds of its population — on 31 October and 1 November using

rapid antigen tests, before testing a further 2m people last weekend.

Wales has cancelled all summer exams for secondary school students because of the coronavirus pandemic. Welsh education minister Kirsty Williams said it

would be unfair to set A-levels, A/S levels and GCSEs because the time students have been spending in school is so varied.

Thousands of struggling UK businesses applied to banks on Tuesday for extra money from state-guaranteed “bounce back” loans as England entered the

first full week of the new national lockdown. Last week, the government eased the support scheme's rules to help businesses manage their cash flow.

Brazil’s health regulator is facing a political backlash after

suspending trials of a Chinese-made coronavirus vaccine following an event that scientists said was unrelated to the testing. The regulator, Anvisa, said that a CoronaVac trial of 9,000 people had been halted due to an “adverse event” on October 29.

Norwegian Air Shuttle has long been defined by its lofty ambitions to disrupt the global aviation industry but the pandemic has left the pioneering carrier

focused on survival. Co-founded by former fighter pilot Bjorn Kjos in 1992, the airline this week acknowledged that bankruptcy was a possibility.

Simon Property Group, America’s biggest mall owner, and Brookfield Asset Management have been given the green light to buy US department store chain JCPenney for $1.75bn, in a deal expected to save about 60,000 jobs. JCPenney was among the

biggest casualties of the pandemic in the US retail sector.

Spotify has agreed to buy podcasting company Megaphone for about $235m, the music streaming group’s latest move in its quest to become the leader of

all things audio and as locked-down and homebound listeners embrace podcasts during the coronavirus pandemic.

US banks stand to reap a windfall from an early vaccine for Covid-19 after positive trial data from Pfizer and BioNTech sharply

widened the gap between long and short-term bond yields. Stephen Scherr, Goldman Sachs’ chief financial officer, said the vaccine news “will be good for banks”.

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Coronavirus: Adults in Washington DC schools required to vaccinate with no testing option — as it happened

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Coronavirus: Adults in Washington DC schools required to vaccinate with no testing option — as it happened

Lindsey Graham says he was flat on his back with COVID and is now up and moving because he took the vaccine

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Lindsey Graham says he was flat on his back with COVID and is now up and moving because he took the vaccine

Coronavirus Australia: Victoria records Covid 71 cases, its most since September

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Coronavirus Australia: Victoria records Covid 71 cases, its most since September

Baker City man sentenced to federal prison for using COVID aid for personal purposes

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Baker City man sentenced to federal prison for using COVID aid for personal purposes

MamaMancinis Holdings, Inc. (MMMB) CEO Carl Wolf on Q2 2022 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

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MamaMancinis Holdings, Inc. (MMMB) CEO Carl Wolf on Q2 2022 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Olo Inc. (OLO) CEO Noah Glass on Q2 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

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Olo Inc. (OLO) CEO Noah Glass on Q2 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

US troops surge evacuations out of Kabul but threats persist

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US troops surge evacuations out of Kabul but threats persist