'Until this new coronavirus was identified, there were only six different coronaviruses known to infect humans. Four of these cause a mild common cold-type illness, but since 2002 there has been the emergence of two new coronaviruses that can infect humans and result in more severe disease (Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronaviruses). … [Read more...] about China in LOCKDOWN: China cancels its New Year celebrations, closes FOURTEEN cities, part of the Great Wall, Disneyland Shanghai – and even McDonald’s shuts up shop – as the army is deployed in desperate bid to contain killer coronavirus
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The equity raise, which involves Intu tapping up existing investors for cash by offering them shares at a cheaper price, is part of the group’s strategy to pay down its £4.7bn debt pile. … [Read more...] about Struggling shopping centre owner Intu looks to raise more cash
“It is not desirable at all to align our approaches, to tie our hands and to outsource regulation and effectively supervision of the world’s leading complex financial system to another jurisdiction,” he told the Financial Times last week. … [Read more...] about City sets out its demands as Brexit reaches the hard part
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Camden may be one of London’s most instantly recognisable neighbourhoods, but Londoners can be a little snobby about the place. The area has a distinct character, which you notice as soon as you leave the tube and head past colourful facades adorned with garish murals and enormous three-dimensional signs. It’s no longer as cool as it was, but most Londoners will admit to having hung out here at some point, watching gigs at sticky-floored clubs and mooching round the markets. Come to Camden and you know what you will get: market stalls, music, Italian goths, tattoos and T-shirts of dubious taste. … [Read more...] about Uncool Camden: will redevelopment ruin London’s legendary market?