COVID-19: Boris Johnson says England still on course for ‘roadmap to freedom’ – but warns of Europe’s third wave

England’s route out of lockdown remains on schedule, with the prime minister declaring there is nothing to dissuade him from “continuing along our roadmap to freedom”. Speaking to the virtual Conservative Party spring conference, Boris Johnson said he was looking

Legal armies ready if cloudy election outcome heads to court

WASHINGTON — Signature matches. Late-arriving absentee votes. Drop boxes. Secrecy envelopes. Democratic and Republican lawyers already have gone to court over these issues in the run-up to Tuesday’s election. But the legal fights could take on new urgency, not to

Exclusive: J.C. Penney on cusp of rescue deal with landlords

NEW YORK (Reuters) – J.C. Penney Co Inc’s (JCP.N) landlords are nearing a deal to rescue the beleaguered department store chain from bankruptcy proceedings, averting a liquidation that would have threatened roughly 70,000 jobs and represented one of the most