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Economy Mar 17‘How are we going to eat?’ Novel coronavirus tests Europe’s social nets
Governments across Europe are deferring tax payments, approving short-term unemployment schemes and paid sick leave to try to cushion the economic blow to businesses and blue collar workers alike from virus-containment measures.
Health Mar 16Countries go on lockdown erupt as world infections surpass those in China
Spain officially became the fourth-most infected country in the world, surpassing South Korea as its arc of contagion curved higher.
World Mar 13Countries turn to wartime tactics to fight coronavirus foe
World leaders are warning of nearly wartime measures to come to contain the spreading pandemic.
Health Mar 13Spain to declare state of emergency over virus outbreak
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez says the government will declare a two-week state of emergency in a bid to contain the new coronavirus outbreak.
World Feb 03Damaged Air Canada plane lands in Spain after tense hours
Toronto-bound flight AC837 had left from the Spanish capital in the early afternoon on Monday but had to request an emergency return after one of its two engines was damaged and a tire ruptured during takeoff.
World Dec 15Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets
Marathon international climate talks ended Sunday with major polluters resisting calls to ramp up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponing the regulation of global carbon markets until next year.
World Dec 13UN climate talks head for overtime with key issues unresolved
Negotiators are splitting their work into two parts, separating discussions on aid for poor countries affected by climate change from those over a deal on international carbon markets.
World Dec 12UN leader warns climate change could fuel ‘economic disaster’
Speaking at the annual U.N. climate meeting in Madrid, Guterres said fears that measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions would decimate existing industries ignored the opportunities arising from the 'green economy.'…
World Dec 10Bloomberg tells climate activists they can still count on the U.S.
Michael Bloomberg led a high-powered charge against President Donald Trump's climate policies Tuesday.
World Dec 09Too much of a Greta thing? 16-year-old activist urges focus on others
“Our stories have been told over and over again,” Thunberg said, explaining why she and prominent German activist Luisa Neubauer would be handing over the stage at the U.N. climate meeting in Madrid to other young activists.