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Spain imposes second local coronavirus lockdown in two days
MADRID (Reuters) - The northwestern Spanish region of Galicia imposed restrictions on about 70,000 people on Sunday following a COVID-19 outbreak, a day after Catalonia also introduced a local lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Greece bans entry to Serbian citizens until July 15
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece will not allow Serbian visitors in from July 6 until July 15, the government said on Sunday, as it moved to contain the spread of coronavirus during its peak tourism season.
Canada should focus on boosting the economy even as debt climbs: analysts
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada should focus on boosting economic growth after getting pummeled by the COVID-19 crisis, analysts say, even as concerns about the sustainability of its debt are growing, with Fitch downgrading the nation's rating just over a week ago.
Britain nears $625 million Sanofi/GSK COVID-19 vaccine deal: report
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is close to a 500 million pound ($624 million) supply deal with Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline for 60 million doses of a potential COVID-19 vaccine, the Sunday Times reported.
Coronavirus cases in Czech mining area are under control, minister says
PRAGUE (Reuters) - A rise in new coronavirus infections in a Czech coal mining region that has driven a recent jump in overall cases is under control and should ease soon, the health minister said on Sunday amid criticism.
Coronavirus surges on Colombia's Caribbean coast, doctors warn deaths underreported
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Coronavirus cases and deaths are surging along Colombia's Caribbean coast as the region becomes the epicenter of the pandemic in the Andean country, with doctors warning many deaths are going undetected.
UPDATE 2-Britain nears $625 mln Sanofi/GSK COVID-19 vaccine deal -report
LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) - Britain is close to a 500 million pound ($624 million) supply deal with Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline for 60 million doses of a potential COVID-19 vaccine, the Sunday Times reported.
Soccer-Ramos penalty again proves the difference as Real win in Bilbao
BILBAO, July 5 (Reuters) - Real Madrid wrapped their tentacles ever tighter around the La Liga title as a Sergio Ramos penalty gave them a 1-0 win away to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday for a seventh consecutive victory.
German union in show of strength as Commerzbank's top duo exits
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Commerzbank's
chief executive and chairman were under pressure from activist investors to axe jobs, but they decided to go first after a damaging clash with unions last week, sources close to the situation told Reuters.
Motor racing-Verstappen suffers the first retirement of F1 season
SPIELBERG, Austria, July 5 (Reuters) - Max Verstappen's hopes of an Austrian Grand Prix hat-trick disappeared on Sunday when the Red Bull driver retired from Formula One's season-opening race at his team's home track.
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