Fighting for breath: how the medical oxygen industry is failing African hospitals

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global development Sub-Saharan hospitals are dependent on costly oxygen from multinational suppliers. As Covid-19 spreads, doctors are being forced to make terrible choices Medical oxygen in sub-Saharan Africa is Läs mer…

The Guardian view on Brexit bureaucracy: tied up in red tape | Editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The government did not quite achieve the Brexit breakthrough it was seeking on Friday, when there was hope that a fast-tracked trade agreement with Japan might be reached. But Läs mer…

House for sale in London, good location, overlooks park, a bargain at £185m

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Housing market Developer seeks to cash out of investment in John Nash-designed mansion with views of Regent’s Park An aerial view of 1-18 York Terrace East in central London. Läs mer…

UK to plunge into deepest slump on record with worst fall in GDP among G7

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Economic growth (GDP) Official measure to be declared this week as coronavirus lockdown shrinks GDP by 21% in second quarter An empty street in Newcastle upon Tyne at the Läs mer…

Saudi Aramco to keep $75bn dividend despite dive in profits

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Aramco Shareholder payout to stay despite 73% fall in quarterly profits due to impact of Covid-19 Aramco became the most-valuable listed company in history when ifloated on the Saudi Läs mer…

This tech giant up for sale is a homegrown miracle – it must be saved for Britain | Will Hutton

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion ARM This tech giant up for sale is a homegrown miracle – it must be saved for Britain Will Hutton If the Tories truly want to reshape the Läs mer…

Is this the end for ‘king coal’ in Britain?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Is this the end for ‘king coal’ in Britain? English coal miners walk home from work, circa 1925. Photograph: Hirz/Getty As the black stuff burnt in the UK plummets Läs mer…

Young people who withdraw super may be $100,000 worse off in retirement, Labor says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian politics Opposition steps up attacks on coronavirus support measure that allows people in financial distress to withdraw up to $20,000 Shadow assistant treasurer Stephen Jones says ‘young Australians Läs mer…

Indian food delivery company Zomato offers 'period leave' to women

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Indian food delivery company Zomato has said it will give female employees up to 10 days of “period leave” a year, as part of an effort to combat what Läs mer…

‘Zoom is fine, but it can’t match being back in the office’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Working from home Property group British Land was one of the first to allow staff back into its London HQ – with lift-button prodders at the ready Läs mer…

Recession in real time: how big data can track the Covid slump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Economics Recession in real time: how big data can track the Covid slump Official economic data for June will be out this week. But unconventional indicators can Läs mer…

US Postal Service announces cost-saving changes amid reports of delays

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The fight to vote US Postal Service Measures will not result in immediate reduction of workforce, USPS said amid fears that delays could impact mail-in votes A mail carrier Läs mer…

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg joins centibillionaire club

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The 36-year-old follows Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates as fortune passes $100bn for first time Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune has passed $100bn (£76bn) for the first time, adding him to Läs mer…

Covid led to ‘brutal crackdown’ on garment workers’ rights, says report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brands including Primark, Zara and H&M accused of failing to protect workers at factories in Asia from ‘union busting’ Some of Europe’s biggest retailers, including Primark, Zara and H&M, Läs mer…

News Corp posts US$1.5bn loss driven by sharp declines in newspaper revenue

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News Corporation Revenue collapses by 16% in Australia and 13% in the UK, while Foxtel loses 12% of its subscribers in Australia The headquarters of News Corp in New Läs mer…

Coronavirus Australia live update: Josh Frydenberg announces jobkeeper overhaul as Victoria's downturn hits – latest news

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coalition U-turns on tougher eligibility rules as economic impact of Victoria’s stage-four restrictions takes effect. Follow live U-turn on wage subsidy changes amid Victorian second wave Follow our global Läs mer…

Australian couple to build a home on government Covid-19 grants and super changes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Housing Pair take advantage of homebuilder initiative, ability to withdraw from superannuation, and a Queensland government grant to plan home on cheap land east of Brisbane CBD Chris Gorter Läs mer…

Italy threatens to ban Ryanair alleging Covid-19 guideline violations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ryanair Dublin-based airline, previously criticised by German health authorities, denies accusations of non-compliance Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Passengers board a Ryanair airplane in Palermo, Läs mer…

Coalition tweaks jobkeeper scheme again amid Covid second wave in Victoria

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian politics Ahead of Friday’s national cabinet meeting, the expenditure review committee signs off on changes that will cost $15.6bn Josh Frydenberg and Scott Morrison. The government has changed Läs mer…

Belgium set to be added to England’s coronavirus quarantine list

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Department for Transport officials said to be finalising announcement of the move Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Belgium is set to become the latest country Läs mer…

Think ’sanctions’ will trouble China? Then you’re stuck in the politics of the past | Ai Weiwei

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The complex history of how China and the US once embraced each other should inform how the current showdown is tackled The Trump administration has floated the idea of Läs mer…

Melbourne Uber drivers fear for their health as they transport passengers to Covid-19 tests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rideshare association says there has been no clarity from Victorian government on transporting potentially infectious people Follow our Australian live blog on Thursday Melbourne’s stage 4 restrictions; Victoria stage Läs mer…

Businesses hit by new Victorian Covid restrictions fear being thrown off jobkeeper scheme

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Victoria Business lobby urges PM to change rules that currently risk seeing sectors that saw a bump in income in June flunking out of jobkeeper program Closed businesses in Läs mer…

Victoria lockdown to push Australia unemployment to 10% and cost national economy up to $12bn

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Scott Morrison says situation in Victoria ‘devastating’ for state economy and national outlook as Treasury reveals forecast The lockdown in Victoria will likely push unemployment in Australia to 10% Läs mer…

Will Covid make countries drop cash and adopt digital currencies? | Kenneth Rogoff

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As the Covid-19 crisis accelerates the long-term shift away from cash (at least in tax-compliant, legal transactions), official discussions about digital currencies are heating up. Between the impending launch Läs mer…

At last, the tech titans’ nerd immunity shows signs of fading

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The most striking thing about Wednesday’s congressional interrogation of the leaders of Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon was the absence of deference to the four moguls. This was such Läs mer…

‘After Boris Johnson’s Zoom call, all hell broke loose’: inside the world's favourite video app

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; On 6 January, a day after the World Heath Organization first reported a strange cluster of pneumonia-like cases in Wuhan, China, a party invitation dropped online. “Mark your calendars”, Läs mer…

How Covid-19 has reshaped the jobs landscape in the UK

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The pandemic has created an employment boom in new sectors despite the devastation of the economy Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Covid-19 pandemic has Läs mer…

Working from home fuels surge in BT sign-ups for UK’s fastest broadband

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The number of UK homes signing up has risen nearly 70% as the Covid-19 crisis keeps Britons working and playing at home BT has seen a near-70% surge in Läs mer…

Tech giants’ shares soar as companies benefit from Covid-19 pandemic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google reported positive quarterly results even as overall US economic growth fell by 32.9% Tech giants Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google released results on Thursday Läs mer…

Google commits to vast London office despite rise of remote working

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Alphabet Tech giant will allow all global employees to work from home until July 2021 as building work in King’s Cross continues An artist impression of Google’s ‘landscraper’ next Läs mer…

Garmin down: how to still get your activities on to Strava

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wearable technology Garmin servers are offline but you can still share your runs, rides, swims and walks with Strava. Here’s how Garmin’s servers might be offline, but there’s still Läs mer…

Dyson to cut 900 jobs worldwide as firm blames Covid-19

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK to bear brunt of job losses with 600 staff set to go as part of cost-cutting exercise Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Dyson is Läs mer…

Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, added £10bn to his fortune in just one day

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jeff Bezos Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man, added £10bn to his fortune in just one day As Amazon thrives under Covid-19, critics say its founder’s wealth – he Läs mer…

Trump claims credit for UK Huawei ban as China says move 'disheartening' – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video Donald Trump has claimed credit for the UK’s decision to ban Huawei from the country’s 5G networks, after it was announced the firm would be stripped out Läs mer…

Chinese media calls for 'pain' over UK Huawei ban as Trump claims credit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Huawei Global Times mouthpiece says Beijing must respond or be seen as ‘easy to bully’ Play Video Trump claims credit for UK Huawei ban as China says move ’disheartening’ Läs mer…