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EU leaders to discuss recovery package on April 23

6 hours ago   |   Politico

EU leaders will convene by videoconference on April 23 to push ahead with economic recovery programs, Council President Charles Michel announced Friday. Michel hailed an...
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EU agrees on €500B of economic aid but no ‘corona bonds'

15 hours ago   |   Politico

Brussels' art of the fudge is alive and well - corona bonds aren't. EU finance ministers papered over their discord on the issue of joint debt, with a vaguely worded statement...
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Finance ministers strike deal to combat coronavirus recession

22 hours ago   |   Politico

EU finance ministers agreed on a compromise strategy today to fight the coronavirus economic fallout with emergency credit lines and spending plans - but no corona...
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Italy's Conte warns of EU collapse ahead of crucial financial talks

1 day ago   |   Politico

The risk of the EU collapsing over the coronavirus crisis “is real,” Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte warned Thursday ahead of a crunch meeting of the bloc's finance...
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Germany's corona bond offer to Italy is. nothing

Germany's corona bond offer to Italy is. nothing

1 day ago   |   Politico

BERLIN - “How about never - is never good for you?” That classic putdown captures the reality of Germany's response to repeated pleas from Mediterranean countries in recent...
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Irn-Bru firm's share boost lacks fizz

2 days ago   |   Press and Journal

Shares in FTSE 250-listed Irn-Bru firm AG Barr nudged up 0.59% to £5.12 following its latest annual results. The main markets in London had mixed fortunes, with the FTSE 100...
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Buy now, pay later: HPE says demand for financing jumps amid pandemic

2 days ago   |   The Register

New leasing and rental options rolled out to tempt buyers stuck in a rut The bank of Hewlett Packard Enterprise - aka its Financial Services arm - is creating a Payment Relief...
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The coronavirus crunch will speed up the inevitable fintech market shakeout

The coronavirus crunch will speed up the inevitable fintech market shakeout

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Finance apps have seen a boom in downloads since the start of coronavirus lockdowns in Europe. The pandemic will likely result in consolidation among finance challengers, as...
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Eurogroup talks to save EU economy gridlocked over credit lines, corona bonds

2 days ago   |   Politico

EU finance ministers are at loggerheads after hours of late-night negotiations over common initiatives they could introduce to stop the coronavirus from obliterating the bloc's...
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Can fintech challengers break the banks?

Can fintech challengers break the banks?

3 days ago   |   You Gov

N26 is leaving the UK market on April 15 - less than 18 months after its initial nationwide launch. The German challenger bank says that it will no longer be able to operate in...
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More than 100,000 people have now died of coronavirus worldwide

More than 100,000 people have now died of coronavirus worldwide

More than 100,000 people have died of coronavirus , according to the John Hopkins global tracker The worldwide death toll linked to coronavirus has hit 100,000, according to... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Britain's deadliest day as 980 die from Covid-19

Coronavirus: Britain's deadliest day as 980 die from Covid-19

Britain's daily coronavirus death toll surged to a record 980 yesterday, raising questions over the UK Government's strategy and response to the outbreak. The number of dead in... Read more ...

Boris Johnson taking 'short walks to aid coronavirus recovery' says No10 in...

Boris Johnson taking 'short walks to aid coronavirus recovery' says No10 in health update

BORIS JOHNSON is now able to take "short walks between periods of rest" in hospital as part of steps to "aid his recovery" from coronavirus, Downing Street has confirmed. Read more ...

Union boss suspended for saying he would ‘throw a party' if Boris Johnson died

Union boss suspended for saying he would ‘throw a party' if Boris Johnson died

Rail, Maritime and Transport union Steve Hedley has been suspended A senior official from the Rail Maritime Trade union is under formal investigation after saying he would... Read more ...

Why Joe Lycett changed his name to Hugo Boss

Why Joe Lycett changed his name to Hugo Boss

Comedian Joe Lycett recently surprised fans by legally changing his name to... Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Celtic players and manager Neil Lennon take 'significant...

Coronavirus UK: Celtic players and manager Neil Lennon take 'significant reduction in salaries'

Celtic have put some non-playing staff on furlough but insisted the furlough scheme would be supplemented by the club so no employee suffered a shortfall in salary. Read more ...

FIFA boss warns against re-starting action too early amid coronavirus havoc

FIFA boss warns against re-starting action too early amid coronavirus havoc

It is still yet to be confirmed when football will return or how the current domestic seasons will be resolved but Gianni Infantino has called for patience Read more ...

Pierce Brosnan pays tribute to wife Keely Shaye Smith as they celebrate...

Pierce Brosnan pays tribute to wife Keely Shaye Smith as they celebrate anniversary

Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Smith first met in 1994 Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Smith took to celebrating their 26 th anniversary together by sharing sweet tributes on... Read more ...

Strictly bosses are 'desperate' to sign up Michelle Keegan for this year's...

Strictly bosses are 'desperate' to sign up Michelle Keegan for this year's series

Michelle Keegan is hotly tipped to join the Strictly Come Dancing line up, with show bosses placing her at the top of their wish list Read more ...

Selena Gomez appears to take jab at Justin Bieber and The Weekend by turning...

Selena Gomez appears to take jab at Justin Bieber and The Weekend by turning exes into toads

The singer, 27, appeared to be taking a jab at her exes Justin Bieber and The Weekend in the captivating new music video. Read more ...