2021-06-11 09:00:11| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
Analysis: message in Cornwall is clear leaders must act now or go down in history as the ones who threw away last-ditch chance Global leaders arriving in Cornwall for the G7 summit have already found themselves in a changed world: masks and social distancing have replaced the usual hugs, handshakes and cheek-pecking, the entourages have slimmed down, and the usual media circus has been muted, with protesters having to content themselves with writing sand messages on the beach.Boris Johnson has faced ridicule and accusations of hypocrisy for travelling to Carbis Bay by private jet. Some of the other leaders have been more concerned about the extent to which quarantine rules apply to them. Continue reading...
2021-06-08 20:55:29| The Economic Times
Former chief minister Harish Rawat, leader of opposition in the assembly Indira Hridyesh and state party chief Pritam Singh on Monday held a meeting in New Delhi with Yadav on finalising the roadmap for the state elections next year.
2021-06-08 18:53:56| Telegraph Business
2021-06-08 18:28:01| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
Scrutiny of government procedures after not-for-profit PPE contract led to 20m enrichmentCoronavirus latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Dutch government has promised an independent investigation into a supposedly not-for-profit 100m (86m) deal to buy face masks from China last year that ended up making three young entrepreneurs about 20m richer.The investigative website Follow the Money (FTM) revealed that Sywert van Lienden, 30, a former civil servant turned TV pundit and activist, who co-wrote the manifesto of the Christian Democrat (CDA) party (part of the ruling coalition), netted 9.2m. Continue reading...
2021-06-08 17:43:32| The Economic Times
The French president was greeting the public waiting for him behind barriers in the town of Tain-l'Hermitage after he visited a high school that is training students to work in hotels and restaurants. A video shows a man slapping Macron in the face and his bodyguards pushing the man away as the French leader is quickly rushed from the scene.