Tomorrow, Saturday, 1 August is the final day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival and the racecourse will host the Gr1 P/A Qatar International Stakes as the fitting finale of the five-day Festival. The coveted title is the target of attention given its standing and the class of the nine runners its 2020 renewal. The event is highlighted by presence of two champions from Qatar; HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s EBRAZ, the winner of…"Gr1 P/A Qatar International Stakes fitting finale of Qatar Goodwood Festival tomorrow BATAASH wins Gr2 King George Qatar Stakes for the fourth year in succession"
London, Contact restrictions will be tightened up in parts of northern England from Friday in a bid to stem increasing rates of coronavirus transmission, Britain’s health minister said, said dpa. Greater Manchester, parts of West Yorkshire and East Lancashire are affected, Matt Hancock wrote late Thursday on Twitter. From midnight, members of different households will not be able to meet each other indoors, Hancock said, as he pointed to households meeting and failing…"Contact restrictions tightened up in parts of northern England"
Rome, Italy’s gross domestic product (GDP) plunged by 12.4 per cent quarter-on-quarter in the April-June period, which mostly coincided with a coronavirus lockdown. The calendar and seasonally adjusted contraction is “unprecedented” and due to “the economic effects of the health emergency and of the adopted containment measures,” national statistics agency Istat says. However, the fall for the eurozone’s third-largest economy was less dramatic than expected, said a dpa report. Before the release…"Italian economy shrank by 12.4 per cent in second quarter of 2020"
The UAE today sent an aid shipment carrying 60 metric tons of critical medical supplies and testing kits to Turkmenistan, out of 90 tons allocated to it, to bolster the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. This aid will assist approximately 90,000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus. Commenting on the aid delivery, Abdulaziz Al Hashimi, Charge d’affaires of the UAE Embassy in Turkmenistan, said: “The UAE and Turkmenistan enjoy…"UAE Sends Medical Aid to Turkmenistan in Fight against COVID-19"
BEIJING, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has come a long way since its birth during the armed uprising in the city of Nanchang on August 1, 1927, when it had only 20,000 soldiers. With two million servicemen, today’s PLA pledges to build up new types of combat forces that have […]"CGTN: Decoding China’s vision for new era world-class army"
MONTRÉAL, July 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) and Alstom welcome the European Commission’s decision for conditional clearance of the proposed acquisition of Bombardier Transportation by Alstom. The Commission’s approval for the transaction is conditional on certain proposed engagements that consist of: A transfer of Bombardier Transportation’s contribution to the V300 ZEFIRO very […]"European Commission clears Alstom’s acquisition of Bombardier Transportation"