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Britain has so far approved spending of 3.5 billion pounds ($4.38 billion) to keep its railways running during the coronavirus pandemic, the government said on Thursday.
Indonesia expects gross revenue from oil and gas to fall to between $18.7 billion to $22.31 billion next year, the chairman of upstream oil and gas regulator SKK Migas told parliament on Thursday.
Norway is not planning to deepen its oil output cuts after a decision by the OPEC+ group to prolong its own production cut, the Nordic country's energy minister said on Thursday.
* Actemra sales rose 30% in Q1 on pandemic demand (Adds reference to Italy's drugs regulator starting in 2nd paragraph, background on trials of similar drugs)
Carnival Corp reported a quarterly net loss of $4.4 billion on Thursday, as the cruise operator took major write-downs on the sale of some ships and was virtually crippled by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Futures tracking the S&P 500 and Dow indexes edged lower on Thursday as caution over an uptick in COVID-19 infections in parts of the United States and China weighed on the mood ahead of a weekly jobless claims report.
Economy Minister Roberto Gualtieri said on Thursday Italy was still committed to a shared global deal on a tax on digital services, after the United States decided to quit global talks on how to tax sector giants.
Amazon.com Inc is hiring 3,000 people in South Africa this year to provide support to customers in North America and Europe, it said on Thursday.
The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers on Thursday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Austrian short-haul budget carrier Level Europe plans to file for insolvency, it said on Thursday, becoming the latest airline casualty of the coronavirus crisis despite the financial might of parent IAG .
The coronavirus has disrupted supply chains and demand across the global economy, but it is the prospect of Europe becoming a casualty in the U.S.-China tech war that keeps the president of the European Chamber in China "awake at night".
Carnival Corp reported a quarterly net loss of $4.4 billion on Thursday after the COVID-19 pandemic brought its cruise business to an effective standstill.
* Europeans say big digital firms don't pay enough tax (Adds EU, Spanish and British comments, details)
German logistics group Deutsche Post AG said its dependence on Amazon is falling as the coronavirus crisis prompts a big rise in parcel shipments by other customers which it expects to continue in the second half of 2020.
Automakers are speeding up U.S. assembly lines to meet recovering demand, increasingly confident coronavirus safety protocols are working to prevent outbreaks in their plants but wary of the challenges workers face outside.
Ford Motor Co said on Thursday that it will offer hands-free driving on its new Mustang Mach-E in fall 2021, six years after Tesla Inc and four years after General Motors Co introduced similar systems.
Equities and currencies in the developing world were muted on Thursday as support from sustained stimulus measures to revive economic growth was countered by a resurgence in COVID-19 cases.