UK’s teachers and civil servants join mass strike on ‘Walkout Wednesday’

Up to 500,000 people are expected to join the strike in the UK The government says…

France hit by new wave of strikes against Macron’s pension reform

The reform raises the retirement age from 62 to 64 Schools, transport networks, oil refineries were…

Suicide bomber breaches high security, kills 47 in Pakistani mosque

The bomber breached the heavily fortified Red Zone complex When the bomb exploded, up to 400…

EU wants to send more migrants away as irregular arrivals grow

EU border agency says 2022 illegal arrivals, highest since 2016 Ministers will discuss curbing immigration and…

Analysis: Europe Inc earnings season a test for market optimism

LONDON, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Europe’s upcoming corporate earnings season may show whether the renewed optimism…

Protests in Stockholm, including Koran-burning, draw condemnation from Turkey

STOCKHOLM, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Demonstrations in Stockholm on Saturday against Turkey and Sweden’s bid to…

Gucci hits runway as fashion world awaits new designer

PARIS/MILAN, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Gucci kicked off Milan Fashion Week on Friday with messy, androgynous…

China COVID peak to last 2-3 months, hit rural areas next – expert

The peak of the COVID wave lasts 2-3 months – epidemiologist Elderly people in rural areas…

Chinese rush to renew passports as COVID border curbs lifted

China lifted its quarantine for visitors on Sunday A simplified final step that allows the virus…

China COVID data shows no new variant but under-reports deaths, WHO says

The virus is spreading rapidly in China after politics Faster access to information by UN agencies…