European Markets Slip Back, While Halfords gets a Puncture

Markets elsewhere in Asia were slightly less exuberant, with the Nikkei225 slipping back from three-week highs.

To that end markets here in Europe have opened lower with profit-taking kicking in ahead of the peaks that we saw in June. While optimism of a v-shaped recovery still remains quite high it is being tempered by concerns about rising coronavirus cases globally, translating into a similar percentage rise in mortality rates. This

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WHO issues ‘worst is yet to come’ warning; European Union to extend American travel ban

As coronavirus cases climbed in the U.S. and across the globe, the World Health Organization director general warned “the worst is yet to come” and European Union leaders were ready to extend the ban on American travelers for at least two more weeks.

Adjustments were being made to help slow spreading of the disease. Jacksonville, Florida, which is scheduled to host the GOP convention, is mandating masks, though it’s not

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Thousands told European trips are cancelled despite air bridges deal

Holidaymakers hoping to make it to Greece this summer faced with wave of flight cancellations - Getty
Holidaymakers hoping to make it to Greece this summer faced with wave of flight cancellations – Getty

UK holidaymakers who have been keeping tabs on imminent air bridge announcements – and had hoped this meant their trips to European destinations including Spain, Italy and Greece would be able to go ahead this summer – could be in for disappointment.

Tui have cancelled 95 per cent of its holidays in July,

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