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European shares fall to one-month lows, battered by the surge in COVID-19, while volatility nears four-month high

Getty European shares fall to their lowest since late September, dragged down by concern over the spread of coronavirus and the lack of progress on US stimulus talks, which offset strong quarterly bank earnings. Market gauge of European investor nervousness nears four-month high, as cases of COVID-19 across the region trigger new lockdown restrictions. "Markets 'blue sky' disposition is taking quite a battering from reality," ADM Investor Services Marc Ostwald said. Visit Business Insider...
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Protesters clash with police in northern Italy as anger mounts over Covid-19 restrictions

Protesters have clashed with police in northern Italy, as demonstrations erupted across the country Monday night over government restrictions aimed at quelling a second wave of Covid-19.
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Hunter ruled out of England's bid to complete successive Grand Slams

England captain Sarah Hunter is ruled out of Sunday's Women's Six Nations game against Italy with a hamstring injury, as the champions seek a second successive Grand Slam.
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Women's Six Nations: England's Sarah Hunter ruled out of Grand Slam defence

England captain Sarah Hunter is ruled out of Sunday's Women's Six Nations game against Italy with a hamstring injury, as the champions seek a second successive Grand Slam.
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Covid: Protests take place across Italy over anti-virus measures

Demonstrations are held in several cities and police clash with protesters in Milan and Turin.
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Apple App Store prices to increase reflecting 2% Equalisation Levy

Apple announced on Monday that prices of App Store products in India will increase to reflect a 2% equalisation levy, in addition to the 18% GST already being imposed. This will apply to prices of apps and in-app purchases, excluding auto-renewable subscriptions. India’s 2% digital tax on foreign e-commerce operators kicked in from April 2020. Prices will also change in other countries in response due to fluctuations in exchange rates of local currencies. Prices in Brazil, Colombia, Russi...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Google, Amazon, Europe, UK, News, Indonesia, France, India, US, Turkey, South Africa, Malaysia, Italy, App Stores


Horror Crawford, F. Marion: Wandering Ghosts (collected ghosts). v1. 27 Oct 2020

WANDERING GHOSTS Eight tales of the uncanny by: F. MARION CRAWFORD Francis Marion Crawford (August 2, 1854 – April 9, 1909) was an American writer noted for his many novels, especially those set in Italy, and for his classic weird and fantastic stories. Wandering Ghosts was originally published in 1903. The text is in the public domain worldwide. Offered here, a few tidbits in anticipation of All Hallow’s Eve. (or, save them up for Christmas Eve) Revel in the goosebumps! :eek: ...
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Global coronavirus report: Italian police use tear gas to disperse lockdown protests

WHO tells countries ‘not to give up’ as virus fatigue sets in; street clashes in Barcelona; US daily deaths rise 10% in two weeks Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePolice in Italy have fired tear gas to disperse angry crowds in the northern cities of Turin and Milan after protests against the latest round of anti-coronavirus restrictions flared into violence.As the head of the World Health Organization urged countries “not to give up” in their fight to contain the virus...
Tags: Europe, Milan, China, Germany, US, Barcelona, Australia news, US news, Czech Republic, Asia Pacific, Italy, World Health Organization, Gucci, Turin, Coronavirus


Italy: Foreign Entrepreneurs Relocating To Italy Can Take Advantage Of Two Highly Beneficial Schemes - Giambrone & Partners

Italy has positioned itself as the best country to choose as a base for doing business across Europe. Two schemes - the Budget Law - Article 24-bis of Italy's Tax Code (TUIR) launched in...
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Covid: Protests erupt across Italy over anti-virus measures

Police clashed with demonstrators in Milan, Turin and Naples shortly after new rules came into force.
Tags: News, Italy, Naples, Milan Turin


Global coronavirus report: Italian police use tear gas to disperse anti-lockdown rally

WHO tells countries ‘not to give up’ as virus fatigue sets in; Germany warns of losing control of infections; US daily deaths rise 10% in two weeks Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePolice in Italy have fired tear gas to disperse angry crowds in the northern cities of Turin and Milan after protests against the latest round of anti-coronavirus restrictions flared into violence.As the head of the World Health Organization urged countries “not to give up” in their fight to...
Tags: Europe, Milan, China, Germany, US, Australia news, US news, Czech Republic, Asia Pacific, Italy, World Health Organization, Gucci, Turin, Coronavirus


Protests flare in Italian cities against COVID-19 restrictions

Protests flared across Italy on Monday against a new round of government restrictions aimed at curbing a resurgent coronavirus, with violence reported in at least two major northern cities, Milan and Turin. Witnesses said a number of luxury stores, including a Gucci fashion shop, were ransacked in central Turin as crowds of youths took to the streets after nightfall, letting off huge firecrackers and lighting coloured flares. Police responded with volleys of tear gas as they tried to restore o...
Tags: Milan, News, Italy, Gucci, Turin, Piedmont


Coronavirus live news: 'We cannot give up' warns WHO chief; protests flare in Italy

Protests against Covid restrictions turn violent in Milan and Turin; US deaths up 10%; Pope to celebrate Christmas without congregation. Follow the latest updatesPope Francis criticised for rarely wearing face masksSurvey uncovers widespread belief in ‘dangerous’ Covid claimsSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.30pm GMT Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. I’m Helen Sullivan, you can get in touch with me here, and this is the place to be for the latest globa...
Tags: Science, Milan, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Who, Pope, Francis, Turin, Helen Sullivan, Coronavirus


Virus surges, markets have worst day in a month

By Stan Shoe, Damian J. Troise and Alex Viega | Associated Press U.S. stocks fell sharply Monday as a troubling increase in coronavirus counts put investors in a selling mood. The skid came as doubts mount on Wall Street that Washington will come through with more stimulus for the economy before Election Day. The S&P 500 slid 1.9%, its biggest single-day decline in more than a month. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 650 points after having been down more than 960 during the heaviest sell...
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Oil drops 3% as virus infections, Libyan oil output rebound | Reuters

Oil drops 3% as virus infections, Libyan oil output rebound | Reuters Oil prices fell more than 3% on Monday, extending last week’s losses as coronavirus cases continued to surge in the United States and Europe, while Libya’s rebound in crude production raised fears of oversupply.The United States reported its highest number yet of new coronavirus infections in two days through Saturday, while in France new cases hit a record of more than 50,000 on Sunday. Italy and Spain imposed fresh restricti...
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England go to 'plan B' for Six Nations finale against Italy

Eddie Jones says England "didn't miss a beat" when their Six Nations preparations were affected by the cancellation of the Barbarians match.
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Mayor of Rome says she was targeted by mafia

Virginia Raggi says she was told organised crime groups planned to kill her and her familyThe mayor of Rome has said organised crime groups planned to kill her and her family because she was taking them on in parts of the Italian capital where they hold sway.Virginia Raggi became the Eternal City’s first female mayor when she was elected in 2016 in a breakthrough for her party, the Five Star Movement, which now governs nationally. She is running for re-election next year. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, World news, Rome, Italy, Mafia, Eternal City, Five Star Movement, Virginia Raggi


US stocks tumble toward worst day in a month amid virus woes

By Stan Choe | The Associated Press Stocks are slumping sharply in midday trading on Wall Street Monday and deepening last week’s losses, as a troubling climb in coronavirus counts threatens the global economy. The S&P 500 was 2.1% lower and on track for its worst day in more than a month. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 717 points, or 2.5%, at 27,618, as of 11:18 a.m. Eastern time, and the Nasdaq composite was down 1.7%. Stocks also weakened across much of Europe and Asia. In another ...
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Global report: Merkel says Germany faces 'difficult months ahead' in Covid fight

Chancellor says country is on verge of losing control as Europe death toll passes 250k Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has said her country is on the verge of losing control of its fight against the coronavirus pandemic, telling colleagues from her Christian Democratic party “the situation is threatening” and “every day counts”.In leaked comments to an internal party meeting, she told those attending of “very, very difficult month...
Tags: Europe, Science, Mexico, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, Spain, World news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Belgium, Merkel, Norway, Christian Democratic Party, Coronavirus


Anger over Italy virus rules as curfews enforced around Europe

Anger was growing in Italy Monday over harsh new coronavirus restrictions brought in to "save Christmas", while other hard-hit countries enforced curfews in a bid to avoid fresh national lockdowns.
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Guest Post: Susan May

My name is Susan May, I am delighted to tell a bit of my story, here on Corey's blog.                I was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska.    Growing up far from the continental United States, travel has been part of my life since a toddler.            Which made moving to Switzerland, 14 years ago, for my husband's job, an adventure more than a challenge.                   8 years into our life in Zurich, we...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Europe, California, Germany, Chicago, Munich, United States, Alaska, Italy, Switzerland, Sfo, Customs, Bavaria, Zurich, Susan


'It's the final blow': businesses angry at Italy's new Covid rules

Many firms may not last to see a promised ‘serene Christmas’, as pandemic bites across EuropeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrom ski resorts in the north to restaurants in the south, many Italians have been making their objections heard to the government’s latest measures to combat escalating coronavirus infections.The prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, said the restrictions, which include the 6pm closure of bars and restaurants and complete closure of gyms, swimming po...
Tags: Europe, World news, Italy, Giuseppe Conte, Coronavirus


Oil drops on rising virus cases, increasing Libyan output | Reuters

Oil drops on rising virus cases, increasing Libyan output | Reuters Oil prices fell on Monday, extending last week’s losses, as increasing coronavirus cases in the United States and Europe raised worries about energy demand, while Libya’s fast growing production also weighed on prices.Brent was down 88 cents, or 2.1%, at $40.89 by 1306 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) dropped 92 cents, or 2.3%, to $38.93. Both contracts fell almost 2.5% last week.The United States reported its highest n...
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Spain, United States, Italy, Libya, Reuters, Reuters Oil, Commerzbank, U S West Texas Intermediate WTI, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Eugen Weinberg


Italy: 110% Tax Deduction Enacted For Certain Energy And Anti-Seismic Works On Existing Buildings - Jones Day

The Situation: For years, the Italian tax system has provided for certain tax deductions from income taxes in case of building restoration works.
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Oil prices, stock markets slide as coronavirus cases rise – as it happened

Covid-19 concerns and pessimism that a US fiscal stimulus package can be passed before next week’s election drag markets lowerGerman business confidence survey shows first decline since AprilAstraZeneca: Covid-19 vaccine prompts immune response in old and young peopleSterling rises on Brexit optimismClosing summary 2.50pm GMT Stock and commodity markets have had a rough start to the week, as new coronavirus cases in the US and France hit record levels, and Spain and Italy brought in night-ti...
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England call flanker Willis and lock Hill into squad for Italy game

Wasps flanker Jack Willis is rewarded for his outstanding form with a call-up to the England squad for Saturday's Six Nations finale and the Autumn Nations Cup.
Tags: England, News, Italy, Hill, Willis, Jack Willis


Coronavirus live: Germany on verge of losing control of Covid fight, warns Merkel

Latest updates: German leader speaks of ‘very difficult months ahead’; Switzerland readies new restrictions; WHO warns against ‘vaccine nationalism’; Israel to begin first vaccine clinical trials next month US comes close to new daily case recordChina: new coronavirus outbreak detected in Xinjiang city of KashgarDread of history repeating itself grows in Italy as infections rise againWhich European nations are getting it right on Covid?See all our coronavirus coverage 12.13pm GMT A partial l...
Tags: Science, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Israel, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Malaysia, Italy, Kuala Lumpur, Switzerland, Who


European support for populist beliefs falls, YouGov survey suggests

Survey showed a decline in populist tendencies during 2020 in all eight European countries surveyedSupport for populist beliefs in Europe has fallen markedly over the past year, a major YouGov survey suggests, with significantly fewer people across a range of countries likely to agree with key statements designed to measure it.The YouGov-Cambridge Globalism Project, a survey of about 26,000 people in 25 countries designed with the Guardian, showed a more or less steep decline in populist tendenc...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, France, World news, Hungary, Italy, Yougov, YouGov Cambridge Globalism Project, Coronavirus


UK’s PrimaryBid raises $50M as its retail investing platform sees a Covid-19 surge of activity

One of the biggest trends in the world of fintech in the last several years has been the emergence (and surging popularity) of startups building platforms that help more people take a more proactive role in the world of financial services. Today, one of the more promising hopefuls building an investing service in the UK is announcing a significant growth round after seeing a surge of attention this year in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. PrimaryBid, which allows retail investors (that is, ord...
Tags: Startups, Europe, UK, Finance, Tech, Investing, Canada, Italy, Robinhood, Anand, London Stock Exchange Group, OMERS Ventures, Borsa Italiana, LSE Group, Pentech, Charlie Walker


England call flanker Willis & lock Hill into squad for Six Nations finale in Italy

Wasps flanker Jack Willis is rewarded for his outstanding form with a call-up to the England squad for Saturday's Six Nations finale and the Autumn Nations Cup.
Tags: England, News, Italy, Hill, Willis, Jack Willis