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BoE’s Bailey warns EU against ‘dubious’ attempt to grab multi-trillion clearing business

BoE’s Bailey warns EU against ‘dubious’ attempt to grab multi-trillion clearing business

Business
Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey has warned Brussels against creating a "serious escalation" by forcing firms to relocate euro clearing business away from the UK.Mr Bailey told MPs Britain should "resist very firmly" any attempt by the EU to try to dismantle by "dubious" means the dominance of London in clearing euro-denominated derivatives - a business sometimes described as the plumbing of the financial market. It was the latest broadside by the governor on Europe, two weeks after he took Brussels to task over its apparent intransigence on granting post-Brexit "equivalence" for Britain's financial services sector. Image: Andrew Bailey said moves possibly being considered by Brussels would be controversial Appearing before the ...
CDC warns of antibiotic-resistant infection outbreaks in COVID-19 care units

CDC warns of antibiotic-resistant infection outbreaks in COVID-19 care units

Health
Feb. 10 (UPI) -- At least 20 outbreaks of antibiotic-resistant infections have occurred in hospitals across the country since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. The outbreaks, which involved diseases that do not respond to treatment with currently available antibiotics, occurred in treatment and observation units that house patients infected with the coronavirus, according to the agency. Advertisement Several of the outbreaks were linked with changes in hospital infection and control practices due to the pandemic, including possibly the reuse of personal protective equipment by staff. CDC officials said the incidents highlight the continued threat posed by antibiotic-resistant pathogens as COVID-19 spreads in many parts ...
China warns Taiwan independence ‘means war’ as US pledges support

China warns Taiwan independence ‘means war’ as US pledges support

World
Getty ImagesChina has warned that attempts by Taiwan to seek independence "means war".The warning comes days after China stepped up its military activities and flew warplanes near the island. It also comes after new US President Joe Biden reaffirmed his commitment to Taiwan, and set out his stance in Asia. The US has called China's latest warning "unfortunate", adding that tensions did not need to lead to "anything like to confrontation".China sees democratic Taiwan as a breakaway province, but Taiwan sees itself as a sovereign state.Taiwan reports 'large incursion' by Chinese war jetsThe Taiwan-sized problem for the next US presidentWhat's behind the China-Taiwan divide?"We are seriously telling those Taiwan independence forces: those who play with fire will burn themselves, and Taiwan in...
Beware fake Covid vaccination invites, NHS warns

Beware fake Covid vaccination invites, NHS warns

Technology
The NHS has warned people to be vigilant about fake invitations to have the coronavirus vaccination, sent by scammers.The scam email includes a link to "register" for the vaccine, but no registration for the real vaccination is required.The fake site also asks for bank details either to verify identification or to make a payment.The NHS says it would never ask for bank details, and the vaccine is free.Cyber-security consultant Daniel Card told BBC News that traffic data indicates thousands of people had clicked the link to the fake site - although it is unclear how many then filled in the form.The COVID-19 vaccine is free of charge on the NHS.We will never ask for:❌ your bank account or card details❌ your pin or banking password❌ copies of personal documents to prove your identity such as
Covid vaccine: WHO warns of ‘catastrophic moral failure’

Covid vaccine: WHO warns of ‘catastrophic moral failure’

World
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