Friday, 5 June 2020 Switzerland plans to open its borders to European Union countries, EFTA members and Britain on June 15, the government said on Friday, bringing forward its timetable as cases of the novel coronavirus ebb.
The British government will switch to Apple and Google technology for its test-and-trace app, ditching its current system in a U-turn for the troubled program. The BBC reported on Thursday the UK will now opt for a decentralized model. Adam Reed reports.
The brother of the late George Floyd, a black man whose death under the knee of a white officer roused world protests against racial injustice, urged the United Nations on Wednesday to investigate U.S. police brutality and racial discrimination. Freddie Joyner has more.
The Polish-German border reopened on Saturday (June 13) at midnight, allowing people living in the border towns of Frankfurt (Oder) and Slubice to freely cross the bridge over the river Oder, which separates the two countries.
As many as 20 major EU banks are set to announce details for a new payments initiative in the very near future. This announcement came from Electronic Payments International. Business Insider reports the system is referred to as the Pan European Payment System Initiative (PEPSI). It will process card payments in addition to making fund transfers and mobile payments without using Mastercard's or Visa's network.
The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process. Quote from Sarah Hewin, Chief economist at Standard Chartered, speaking to the Financial Times.
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