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The Bank of England is keeping its main interest rate at the record low of 0.1% and updating its growth predictions for the British economy following the lifting of many coronavirus lockdown restrictions


Stocks were moderately higher in morning trading Thursday, helped by some modestly positive economic data as well as a continued belief that the U.S. economy is recovering from the pandemic and that inflation, while higher than usual, will not be a long-term problem



The Biden administration has extended the nationwide ban on evictions for a month to help tenants who are unable to make rent payments during the coronavirus pandemic but says this is expected to be the last time it does so



Europe is opening up to Americans and other visitors after more than a year of COVID-induced restrictions, in hope of luring back tourists — and their dollars — to the continent’s trattorias, vistas and cultural treasures





Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose for the 12th time in the last 13 months in May, pulled up by a surge in demand for civilian aircraft


The Biden administration says it's barring a major Chinese producer of material used to make solar panels from the U.S. market as part of a broader effort to halt commerce tied to China’s repressive campaign against Uyghurs and other minorities in the country's far western Xinjiang region



A Dutch consumer organization is launching a 1.5 billion euro ($1.8 billion) claim against TikTok over what it alleges is unlawful harvesting of personal data of users of the popular video sharing platform




A judge in northeastern Spain has ordered an autopsy on the remains of John McAfee, the gun-loving antivirus pioneer, cryptocurrency promoter and occasional politician who died in a cell pending extradition to the United States for allegedly evading millions in unpaid taxes






Clean rooms, full pool, distanced loungers: Hotels in Turkey’s Antalya resort region, popular with foreign holidaymakers, are preparing to reopen after Russia's lifting of flight restrictions to Turkey






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