Delta CEO says air travel 'at a stall' amid resurgent virus, recovery over two years away

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) warned on Tuesday it will be more than two years before the industry sees a sustainable recovery from the “staggering” impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with demand largely tracking the curve of infections in different places. “We’re at a stall right now,” CEO Ed Bastian told Reuters, saying […]

UPDATE 1-Chinese yields hover near six-month highs, analysts see policy shift

* Chinese government 10-year bond yields highest since January * PBOC seen shifting from growth focus to risk management * Chinese bond yield rise seen capped (Recasts, adds detail, analyst comment) By Andrew Galbraith SHANGHAI, July 14 (Reuters) – The yield on Chinese 10-year government bonds hovered this week near its highest since January, reflecting […]

UK heatwave RETURNS: Britain to bake in 27C heat THIS week – latest maps

While some areas of the UK are witnessing some rain and cloud today, the mercury is expected to rise to much more balmy temperatures later this week. June saw temperatures soar to a scorching 30C and it looks like July won’t be too far behind, based on the latest hot weather forecasts. According to the […]

Nigerian virus hunters in race against COVID-19 in Africa's giant

LAGOS/ABUJA (Reuters) – Early one evening, Folasade Fadare and her team of four disease hunters piled into a van and headed for Okegun, a rural community down a narrow potholed road in eastern Lagos state. A coronavirus patient had visited the area, and it was their task to find anyone exposed, isolate them and trace […]

Lord Browne quits as Huawei UK chairman as government ban looms

Lord Browne of Madingley, the former BP boss, is to step down early as the UK chairman of Huawei Technologies as it faces a government ban on involvement in the UK’s 5G infrastructure. Sky News has learnt that Lord Browne gave two months’ notice of his resignation in the last few days, meaning he will […]

Aztec palace found off Mexico City’s main square

The remains of an ancient Aztec palace have been discovered under a stately building in Mexico City. During renovations at the building off the capital’s central Zócalo plaza, workers found basalt slab floors. The floors were part of an open space in the palace of Aztec ruler Axayacatl, Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History […]