COVID hits HIV detection in Europe, threatens eradication progress

LONDON, Nov. 30 (Reuters) – The number of people in Europe with undiagnosed HIV has risen as testing rates fell during the COVID-19 pandemic, jeopardizing a global goal to end the disease by 2030, according to a report. The joint report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Center for Disease Prevention and … Read more

Inflation in the Eurozone falls to 10% in November, while energy prices fall

Markets are following the latest inflation data from the Eurozone ahead of a new ECB meeting. Julien De Rosa | Afp | Getty Images Eurozone inflation slowed slightly in November, with prices hitting record highs and missing analysts’ expectations, according to preliminary data released on Wednesday. Consumer prices have been sky-high in the 19-member region … Read more

Inflation in the Eurozone falls to 10% in November, while energy prices fall

Markets are following the latest inflation data from the Eurozone ahead of a new ECB meeting. Julien De Rosa | Afp | Getty Images Eurozone inflation slowed slightly in November, with prices hitting record highs and missing analysts’ expectations, according to preliminary data released on Wednesday. Consumer prices have been sky-high in the 19-member region … Read more

Spotify and Epic Games join Musk in battle against Apple fees

LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s declaration of war on Apple (AAPL.O) in a series of tweets on Monday gives Spotify and Fortnite maker Epic Games a powerful ally to hold the tech giant to account over its 30% App Store fees. Musk criticized the fee Apple charges software developers for in-app purchases, posting … Read more

Ukrainian avant-garde art finds shelter for war in Madrid

MADRID, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Ukrainian art has found refuge in Madrid, where a retrospective of the country’s avant-garde in the early 20th century shows works little known to the general public, while giving them provides a safe haven away from the bombs. On Tuesday, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in the Spanish capital opened the exhibition … Read more

Oil prices erase 2022 gains as protests in China raise demand concerns

WTI is lowest since December 2021, Brent lowest since January 2022 Clashes in Shanghai as COVID protests flare up across China Investors are focusing on the next OPEC+ meeting on December 4 Nov 28 (Reuters) – Oil prices fell close to their year-to-date lows on Monday as street protests against strict COVID-19 restrictions in China, … Read more

Snowy Kiev is struggling with power outages for fear of new attacks

Ukraine is rushing to repair infrastructure hit by Russia Winter starts with an energy shortage of about 20% Party boss says next week could be ‘very difficult’ KYIV, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Snow fell in Kyiv and temperatures hovered around freezing on Sunday, as millions in and around the Ukrainian capital struggled with power supply … Read more

Oil muted as price cap proposal eases supply concerns

G7 price cap on Russian oil could be above current trade levels EIA data on gasoline stocks show higher-than-expected build COVID-19 controls tighten in China Nov 24 (Reuters) – Benchmark Brent oil fell lower on Thursday as West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude held steady, floating within sight of two-month lows as the level of a … Read more

Double blasts in Jerusalem have left one dead in a suspected Palestinian attack

At least 14 injured in two explosions at bus stops Hamas praises attack, claims no responsibility Explosions recall bus bombings in 2000-2005 JERUSALEM, Nov. 23 (Reuters) – Two bombs exploded at bus stops on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a 16-year-old boy and injuring at least 14 other people in what appeared to … Read more

Ukraine says Russians are pounding frontline positions with artillery

LVIV, Ukraine, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Russian forces pounded Ukrainian positions with artillery fire and launched nearly 400 attacks in the eastern region alone on Sunday, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in a video address. Russia withdrew its troops from the southern city of Kherson this month and moved some of them to reinforce positions in … Read more