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Norwegian Air shareholders back $1 billion rescue plan

Norwegian Air shareholders back $1 billion rescue plan

Norwegian Air shareholders backed its financial survival plan on Monday, with more than 95% of votes cast supporting the conversion of nearly $1 billion of debt into equity and raising more cash from its owners.

India outlines $23 billion stimulus to help poor hit by lockdown

India outlines $23 billion stimulus to help poor hit by lockdown

India announced on Thursday a $22.6 billion economic stimulus plan that provides direct cash transfers and food security measures, offering relief to millions of poor people hit by a nationwide lockdown ...

Virus deaths surge past 13,000 as one billion confined to homes

Virus deaths surge past 13,000 as one billion confined to homes

Nearly one billion people around the world were confined to their homes on Sunday, as the coronavirus death toll crossed 13,000 and factories were shut in worst-hit Italy after another single-day fatalities record.

Trump administration seeks $2.5 billion in funds to fight coronavirus

Trump administration seeks $2.5 billion in funds to fight coronavirus

The Trump administration is asking Congress for $2.5 billion to fight the fast-spreading coronavirus, including more than $1 billion for vaccines, the White House said on Monday.

Drugs worth half a billion euros destroyed in Germany

Drugs worth half a billion euros destroyed in Germany

Police in the German city of Hamburg have destroyed 9 tons of drugs with a street value of more than half a billion euros, a customs spokesman said on Thursday.

Familiar failings are proving costly for Spurs and Pochettino

Familiar failings are proving costly for Spurs and Pochettino

Moussa Sissoko is an easy scapegoat. He has been a target for scorn since his unforgettably woeful performance in Tottenham’s defeat by Bayer Leverkusen at Wembley last November, on a night when it looked as though he needed someone to explain the entire concept of football to him.