Sleep experts discover Brits dream about sex more than anything else

Sleep experts have revealed millions of Britons are now having dream sex regularly as we enjoy raunchy romps each night in our minds. While the most common dream sensation is sex – with 12% of people reporting they have saucy dreams – it was closely followed by 10% of people who regularly dream of being chased or falling from a […]

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Coronavirus more serious for airline industry than 9/11 – BA boss

The coronavirus pandemic is more serious for the airline industry than 9/11 and the financial crash and jobs will be lost, the boss of British Airways has warned. Against the backdrop of the escalating outbreak, Chief executive Alex Cruz said in a video message to staff: “It is a crisis of global proportions like no other we have known.” “Please […]

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Wall Street jumps after worst day since 1987

(Reuters) – U.S. stock markets opened sharply higher on Friday after their worst daily selloff in more than three decades as investors hoped more fiscal easing would head off a global recession. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 773.20 points, or 3.65%, at the open to 21,973.82. The S&P 500 .SPX opened higher by 89.35 points, or 3.60%, at […]

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Exclusive – 'How much?': Venezuela opposition received bribe offers to give up congress

CARACAS (Reuters) – In January, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro claimed a major victory: congress lawmakers elected his favored candidate as National Assembly leader, putting the increasingly authoritarian nation’s last independent institution within his grasp. Opponents cried foul, accusing the Venezuelan leader of intimidating and attempting to bribe lawmakers to oust Maduro’s arch-rival, opposition head Juan Guaido, in the Jan. 5 […]

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Italian govt borrowing costs set for biggest weekly jump since 1994

LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) – Italy’s 10-year government bond yield has soared 74 basis points this week and on Friday was set for its biggest weekly jump since 1994, according to Refinitiv data. A comment by ECB President Christine Lagarde on Thursday that the central bank was not there to “close spreads” hit peripheral government bond markets hard, especially Italy’s, […]

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Coronavirus: Hamilton-area universities cancel events, encourage staff to stay in Canada

McMaster University has cancelled all non-core events at the school and is asking employees to avoid travelling outside of Canada due to the spread of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus. On Thursday, the Ontario government ordered all publicly-funded schools to shut down for two weeks after March Break based on advice from the province’s chief medical officer. […]

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UPDATE 1-Cash-strapped Lebanese banks asked to prioritise FX for coronavirus supplies -statement

(Adds total coronavirus cases, quote, bank closures, context) BEIRUT, March 13 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s central bank governor has asked the country’s cash-strapped banks to prioritise foreign currency for the import of medical supplies needed to combat coronavirus, according to a central bank statement on Friday. Lebanon is grappling with an acute hard currency crunch that has led commercial banks to […]

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