CHICAGO (Reuters) - Kraft Heinz Co KHC.O on Tuesday forecast better than expected quarterly sales growth and said it would step up its marketing budget and overhaul of its supply chain, hoping to save $2 billion by 2024 and halt weak sales and brand deterioration.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s unemployment rate rose for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown began in March but data published on Tuesday also suggested the increase in joblessness was, so far at least, not surging.
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German hotel and restaurant industry in July further recovered from its slump caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but sales were still down more than a quarter when compared to pre-crisis levels, the statistics office said on Tuesday.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union wants to raise more money to shore up its supplies of potential COVID-19 vaccines after estimating that the number of shots available next year around the world might fall short of demand, two EU sources said.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain was on Friday considering whether to impose a second national lockdown, after new COVID-19 cases almost doubled to 6,000 per day, hospital admissions rose and infection rates soared across parts of northern England and London.
(Reuters) - A senior Iranian health official has declared a coronavirus red alert covering the entire country as daily deaths and cases increase at an alarming rate, Iranian state TV reported on Friday.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission pledged on Friday to take tougher action against member states failing to fully implement EU anti-racism laws, in a move reflecting global outrage at police violence against African Americans in the United States.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat.
LONDON (Reuters) - New cases of COVID-19 in England almost doubled to around 6,000 per day in the latest week to Sept. 10, according to new official estimates that are likely to raise speculation about a new national lockdown.