- Mortgage demand from homebuyers shows unexpectedly strong and quick recovery, as applications spike
- New home sales rose slightly in April, defying expectations of a huge 22% drop, as prices fall
- Home prices gained strength as coronavirus shut down economy in March, S&P Case-Shiller says
- May unemployment looks worse than expected, signaling another bad jobs report could be coming
- Mitch McConnell says next coronavirus bill will not extend enhanced unemployment benefits
- Ackman says hedge fund up 27% year to date, dumped Berkshire
- Ackman says portfolio is up as much as 27%, sold Berkshire recently
- Starboard set to win eight board seats at GCP Applied Technologies-sources
- Northern Trust shutting fund; an outlier or sign of future risk?
- Retirement services provider Human Interest extends funding round to $50 million
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Formula One played its own version of musical chairs after Sebastian Vettel revealed he was leaving Ferrari earlier this month.
Britain is quite a long way from agreeing a free trade deal with the European Union and will at some point have to prioritise its preparation for leaving the bloc without a deal, its chief negotiator said on Thursday.
Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's ruling party on Thursday terminated the membership of his predecessor Mahathir Mohamad, a move widely seen as an attmept to consolidate power as he faces a possible challenge to his nascent premiership.
A Russian-language Facebook group that started off as a playful attempt by a group of friends to get through the coronavirus lockdown by recreating art masterpieces using everyday items has become an unexpected global hit.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday approved a recommendation to ease the lockdown in the capital Manila from June 1, resuming much-needed activity in an economy on the brink of recession.
Papille purrs contentedly as her owner rubs the back of her head, her coat glossy and her eyes a piercing green - back to her old affection-seeking self after recovering from COVID-19.
28.05.2020 Trump crafts executive order on social media, weighs commission to probe bias amid Twitter fight
President Trump is crafting an executive order on social media that could seek to curb legal protections for the industry, a broadside that comes amid his escalating fight this week with Twitter over the company's decision to fact-check his claims for the first time.
Hungary and Slovenia eased coronavirus border restrictions on Thursday to allow travel by their citizens between the two countries, their foreign ministers told a joint press conference at the border.
The United Kingdom, the United States, Australia and Canada scolded China on Thursday for imposing a new security law that they said would threaten freedom and breach a 1984 Sino-British agreement on the autonomy of the former colony.
U.S. and European trade groups are lobbying China to allow foreign workers back into the country after it shut its borders in late March to non-Chinese nationals to curb the coronavirus.
A U.S. decision to terminate sanctions waivers that have allowed foreign companies to do some work at Iranian nuclear sites will not affect Iran's nuclear programme, Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation (AEOI) said on Thursday.
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro complained on Thursday that a Supreme Court investigation into fake news was aimed at silencing the social media that got him elected and said his opponents were seeking to oust him.
Travellers at Zurich's airport will encounter robot cleaners, facemask vending machines and extra room to queue for boarding when flight operations resume in earnest as cornavirus curbs ease, officials said on Thursday.
28.05.2020 ICE chief rips ‘dangerous’ move by New York to make sharing illegal immigrant driver data a felo
EXCLUSIVE: The head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is warning that New York’s controversial Green Light Law is putting lives in danger by limiting law enforcement cooperation -- especially after the measure was amended to make sharing information with ICE a felony.
Romania will reopen outdoor cafes and restaurants and allow international road and rail travel from June 1, after a two-month lockdown to contain the new coronavirus outbreak, President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday.
In Kenya, education unions have joined with civil society organisations in presenting public authorities with recommendations and steps to be taken to guarantee a safe reopening of schools and education institutions.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday urged fellow leaders to consider providing further support to multilateral institutions like the United Nations and the World Health Organisation to speed recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
Britain's government is deeply concerned about China's legislation on national security for Hong Kong, which risks undermining the principle of one nation, two systems, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday.