Tag archive for ‘warns’
By admin On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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With nearly a half-million COVID cases daily, WHO warns world is at a critical juncture

With daily COVID-19 cases reaching nearly one-half million, the WHO warns if measures are not immediately taken to stem the exponential growth of the pandemic the health crisis will become catastrophic. World Socialist More...

By admin On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Health system ‘won’t be able to cope’ if current growth of Covid-19 infections continues, top UK epidemiologist warns

Britain’s leading epidemiologist, Neil Ferguson, has warned that “in a month’s time,” the country may be hit much harder by the pandemic than during its peak level in March, unless the surge in infections More...

By admin On Friday, October 23rd, 2020
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France becomes 2nd W. European state to hit 1mn Covid cases, as Macron warns we’ll live with the virus till next summer

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in France has crossed the million mark, with President Emmanuel Macron predicting the country will have to suffer the virus until at least summer 2021. On Friday, French health More...

By admin On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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Millions to face ‘prolonged agony’ by government’s lack of strategy, Starmer warns

SIR KEIR STARMER warned today that the government’s lack of an exit strategy for regions in harsh local lockdowns will cause “prolonged agony” for millions of people. During Prime Minister’s Questions, More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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Labour warns government against letting company insolvencies ‘snowball before Christmas’

SHADOW business secretary Ed Miliband has urged the government to extend the suspension of “wrongful trading” rules for company directors or risk seeing a flood of businesses closing before Christmas. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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Beijing warns that Swedish companies in China could face ‘negative impacts’ after Stockholm’s crackdown on Huawei & ZTE

Sweden should reverse its ban on the use of telecom equipment from Chinese producers Huawei and ZTE in its 5G networks if it wants to avoid complications for Swedish companies working in China, Beijing said. “The More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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EU’s Sefcovic Warns UK Implementation of Withdrawal Agreement Needed for Future Trade Deal

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The United Kingdom should fully implement the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, which became effective on 1 February after the UK left the bloc, in order for both parties to agree on a comprehensive More...

By admin On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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EU needs to show flexibility or there will be no-deal Brexit, minister warns

UK Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick said on Monday that the European Union must demonstrate more flexibility for the stalled trade talks to culminate in a deal, after the negotiations almost collapsed last week. The More...

By admin On Sunday, October 18th, 2020
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Israel extends coronavirus lockdown as finance minister warns of businesses ‘collapsing’

Israel’s nationwide lockdown will be extended at least until Sunday as officials determine the next step toward reopening, despite warnings from the finance minister that the policy has pushed small firms to the More...

By admin On Sunday, October 18th, 2020
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‘Priority is jobs,’ UK’s finance minister says, but warns Covid-19 will remain a ‘factor in the economy’

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said his “overwhelming focus” is on saving jobs at the moment, and again declined to comment on fiscal policy when asked about the possibility of tax rises to pay for the cost of the More...