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EU lawmakers vote for 'veggie burgers', take hard line on dairy labels

福利网站Restaurants and shops in the European Union should be allowed to label products as "veggie burgers" or "vegan sausages", the European Parliament said on Friday, while calling for tighter curbs on labelling of plant-based dairy substitutes.

Britain records slight drop to 20,530 new COVID cases on Friday

福利网站A further 20,530 COVID-19 cases were reported in Britain on Friday, down from 21,242 a day earlier, daily government statistics showed.

U.S. early vote total crosses 50 million, signaling a record-smashing turnout

More than 50 million Americans have cast ballots in the presidential election, an early-voting expert said on Friday, signaling a potential record turnout out for a Nov. 3 matchup between President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden.

Exclusive: National Guard called in to thwart cyberattack in Louisiana weeks before election

The Louisiana National Guard was called in to stop a series of cyberattacks aimed at small government offices across the state in recent weeks, according to two people with knowledge of the events, highlighting the cyber threat facing local governments in the run up to the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

Barclays beats profit forecasts as CEO Staley aims to stay on

福利网站Barclays on Friday reported stronger than expected third-quarter results thanks to a return to profit for the bank's consumer businesses and Chief Executive Jes Staley said he aimed to stay on for two more years.

Global stocks rally, Treasury yields hit highs on stimulus hopes

Global stocks rallied and benchmark U.S. Treasury yields hit 4-month highs on Friday, buoyed by optimism that a deal can be reached on a fresh U.S. coronavirus relief package.

Special Report: Why the Pennsylvania vote count might throw U.S. into political crisis

Here in the birthplace of American democracy, election officials are scrambling to prepare for a presidential vote they fear could plunge the nation into a historic political crisis.

Explainer: What happens if the U.S. election is contested?

President Donald Trump has claimed without evidence that unprecedented numbers of mail-in ballots will lead to widespread fraud by Democrats in the November presidential election. The president has also repeatedly refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if the vote count indicates he has lost to Democratic challenger Joe Biden.

More than 50 million Americans have cast ballots in presidential election

福利网站More than 50 million Americans have cast ballots in the U.S. presidential election with 11 days to go in the campaign, a pace that could lead to the highest voter turnout in over a century, according to data from the U.S. Elections Project on Friday.

Insurance costs too steep? Try writing your own

Fed up with rising prices and more stringent terms and conditions for their insurance policies as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, companies are turning to in-house insurance firms.

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Back at the Brexit table, UK and EU try to land deal on fish

福利网站Britain and the European Union have made good progress in talks on a last-minute trade deal that would stave off a tumultuous finale to the five-year-old Brexit crisis, but fish is the biggest sticking point.

Britain signs first major post-Brexit trade deal with Japan

Exclusive: Macron lays ground for netting Brexit compromise on fisheries