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Vaccine troubles undermine a global effort Safety scares over the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines have jeopardized campaigns to inoculate the world, undercutting faith in two shots with the potential to be global workhorses and threatening to prolong the

After a Brutal Year, British Retail Prepares for a Rebound

LONDON — After holding their breath, and counting their losses during three lockdowns, British brands, retailers and industry bodies began breathing easier after a bumper reopening day on Monday. Nonessential retailers and salons, which had been closed since before Christmas,

Almost half of Shopify's top execs to depart company: CEO

(Reuters) – Three of e-commerce platform Shopify’s seven top executives will be leaving the company in the coming months, chief executive officer and founder of Canada’s most valuable company Tobi Lutke said in a blog post on Wednesday.FILE PHOTO: An

Covid 19 coronavirus: MIQ security guard ‘lied’ about tests, Chris Hipkins – ‘Border workers don’t wear ankle bracelets’

By RNZ Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says he won’t be putting the 4500 workers in managed isolation facilities under suspicion due to the actions of a border security guard who according to the Prime Minister “was lying” about getting