Coronavirus hit famous French nudist resort

The FINANCIAL — Coronavirus cases continue to rise in France. French regional health authorities on Sunday said that there has been a “very worrying” outbreak of coronavirus. More than 100 nudists have tested positive for the COVID-19 after staying at or visiting the…

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Georgia remains on EU’s updated safe country list

The FINANCIAL — Following a review under the recommendation on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU, the Council updated the list of countries for which travel restrictions should be lifted. As stipulated in the Council recommendation,…

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Synairgen shares rise over 450% as COVID-19 drug has huge potential

The FINANCIAL — Synairgen plc, the respiratory drug discovery and development company which originated from research at the University of Southampton, is pleased to announce positive results from its clinical trial of SNG001, its wholly-owned inhaled formulation of interferon beta, in hospitalised COVID-19…

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Disney is closing its theme parks around the world

The FINANCIAL – Disney is closing its theme parks worldwide over coronavirus fears. The Walt Disney company will pay its cast members during that period. Disney Cruise Line will also suspend new departures. Meanwhile, worker at Disneyland Paris has tested positive for the…

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Oil prices are falling again

The FINANCIAL – Oil prices are plunging again. Opec members wanted to bring next week’s Vienna meeting forward to late February, but Russia would not agree. The plunge in oil prices has clobbered energy stocks, which entered a bear market late last…

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Venice Carnival cancelled due to coronavirus fears

The FINANCIAL — The last two days of the Venice Carnival have been cancelled because of an outbreak of coronavirus. Three people in Venice have tested positive for the viral disease. The Middle East was also on high alert as Iran announced…

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