Unemployment crisis for young people in London after the Covid pandemic

The capital’s youth unemployment has risen by 55 percent to 105,000 since the start of the pandemic with 21 percent of young people seeking work without work, a joint survey conducted by the Evening Standard and The Independent has revealed. The figure is five times the national unemployment rate of 4.3 percent for all ages … Read more

US stock futures, oil rally as sentiment stabilizes

Asian stock markets: US stock futures bounce, bonds give some gains Nikkei makes up for early losses, sentiment stabilizes Omicron spreads, but markets hope the effects will be mild Oil rises 5% after Friday’s plunge SYDNEY, Nov. 29 (Reuters) – US stock futures led to a market rally on Monday as investors prepared to wait … Read more

Omicron poses a “very high” global risk, the world must prepare -WHO

WHO informs about new coronavirus variant Omicron Says overall global risk “rated as very high” Urges Member States to vaccinate, strengthen health systems “Uncertainties” About Vaccine Immunity Level GENVE, Nov. 29 (Reuters) – The Omicron coronavirus variant is likely to spread internationally, with a “very high” global risk of infection peaks that could have “serious … Read more

UK unveils new booster guidelines as Omicron variant spreads

LONDON, Nov. 29 (Reuters) – Britain will unveil new guidelines on Monday for expanding the rollout of COVID-19 booster shots for people under 40 in light of the rapid rise in cases of Omicron’s variant of care, which the government expects to spread further. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has restricted travel to southern Africa, tightened … Read more

COVID-19: Upper Northeast Calgary has the highest vaccination rate in Alberta – Calgary

It was a year ago that Upper Northeast Calgary struggled with the city’s highest number of COVID-19 cases. But now this area has a new distinction: the highest vaccination rate in the city and province with 99.3 percent of people over the age of 12 with at least one COVID-19 shot. Read more: A disproportionate … Read more

Australia reopening plans questionable after Omicron cases

SYDNEY, Nov. 29 (Reuters) – Australia will review its plans to reopen borders to skilled migrants and students from Dec. 1, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Monday, after the country reported the first cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant. Two people who arrived in Sydney from southern Africa tested positive for the newly identified variant … Read more

Japan excludes foreign visitors as Omicron concerns grow worldwide

Japan, Australia move to defend against Omicron infections Asian markets, oil prices recover slightly Still unclear if Omicron causes more serious disease -WHO Britain plans G7 meeting of health ministers on Monday Biden provides update on US response TOKYO/SYDNEY, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, will close its borders to all foreigners, … Read more

Singapore, Malaysia reopens the border due to concerns over the Omicron variant

SINGAPORE, November 29 (Reuters) – Singapore and Malaysia reopened one of the world’s busiest land borders on Monday, allowing vaccinated travelers to cross after nearly two years of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although travelers welcomed the chance to reunite with family and friends, there were concerns that the border could be closed again … Read more

Covid variant Omicron: ‘No scientific justification for curbs’, South African prez Cyril Ramaphosa – WION

Covid variant Omicron: ‘No scientific justification for curbs’, South African prez Cyril RamaphosaWION African president wants ‘urgent’ lifting of travel bansYahoo! vote EDITORIAL: Blame politicians, not scientists, for Covid-19 travel bansBusiness day COVID-19 in SA | Country Concerned About Restrictionsresistance See full coverage on Google News .