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TOP STORIES

GLOBAL

UBER-BRITAIN/

Uber drivers entitled to employee rights, UK’s prime court docket guidelines

LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – A gaggle of Uber drivers are entitled to employee rights such because the minimal wage, Britain’s Supreme Courtroom selected Friday in a blow to the ride-hailing service that would have ramifications for thousands and thousands of others within the gig economic system.

ITALY-POLITICS/5STAR

Divided over Draghi, Italy’s 5-Star has an identification disaster

ROME, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Italy’s 5-Star Motion, as soon as a prototype for profitable populist and anti-establishment events round Europe, is at a crossroads. Does it totally embrace the political mainstream, or revert to being an outsider?

U.S.

G7-MEETING/BIDEN

Biden’s message to G7, Munich occasions: Allies ought to work collectively on China problem

WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden will search on Friday to rally international democracies and European allies to work collectively to deal with a variety of issues about China, however shouldn’t be searching for a “new Chilly Conflict,” a senior administration official stated.

USA-IMMIGRATION/ASYLUM

U.S. begins admitting asylum seekers blocked by Trump, with 1000’s extra ready

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb 19 (Reuters) – America will on Friday start rolling again one among former President Donald Trump’s strictest immigration insurance policies, permitting within the first of 1000’s of asylum seekers who’ve been pressured to attend in Mexico for his or her circumstances to be heard.

BUSINESS

USA-WEATHER/TEXAS-ENERGY

As energy returns, Texas power corporations slowly emerge from deep freeze

HOUSTON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Texas power corporations on Friday started to arrange for oil and gasoline manufacturing after days of frozen shutdowns as electrical energy and water service slowly resumed at darkened oilfields and refineries.

EUROZONE-ECONOMY/PMI

Euro zone companies hobbled in February however factories sprinting -PMI

LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Enterprise exercise throughout the euro zone contracted once more in February as lockdown measures to comprise the coronavirus hammered the bloc’s dominant service business, a survey confirmed, at the same time as factories had their busiest month in three years.

ENTERTAINMENT

SPACE-EXPLORATION/MARS

NASA’s astrobiology rover Perseverance makes historic Mars touchdown

NASA’s Mars rover Perseverance, essentially the most superior astrobiology lab ever despatched to a different world, streaked by the Martian environment on Thursday and landed safely inside an enormous crater, the primary cease on a seek for traces of historical microbial life on the Purple Planet.

AUSTRALIA-MEDIA/FACEBOOK

Undeterred by Fb information blackout, Australia commits to content material legislation

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison vowed on Friday to press forward with legal guidelines to drive Fb Inc to pay information retailers for content material, saying he had obtained assist from world leaders after the social media large blacked out all media.

SPORTS

TENNIS-AUSOPEN/

Tennis-Lockdown warrior Brady faces final check in opposition to ‘new boss’ Osaka

MELBOURNE, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Jennifer Brady spent two weeks in exhausting quarantine gathering psychological power for her tilt at a maiden Grand Slam title and can hope there’s lots in reserve when she takes on Naomi Osaka in Saturday’s Australian Open closing.

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/SOCCER-ENGLAND

England’s Nationwide League to proceed, sixth-tier season scrapped

The Nationwide League, the fifth-tier of English soccer, will play out the rest of the 2020-21 season however the sixth-tier North and South divisions have been declared null and void, organisers stated on Thursday.

UPCOMING

BUSINESS / ECONOMICS

USA-PORK (PIX)

INSIGHT – As U.S. pork plant accelerates slaughtering, staff report extra accidents

Seaboard, the second-biggest U.S. pig producer, sped up its Guymon slaughterhouse operations final 12 months following the elimination of U.S. authorities limits on pork plant line speeds. However some staff say they’ve suffered bodily because of this.

19 Feb 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT

USA-FED/BARKIN

Richmond Federal Reserve Financial institution President Barkin speaks earlier than digital economic system occasion

Federal Reserve Financial institution of Richmond President Thomas Barkin speaks earlier than digital Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce 2021 Financial Outlook occasion.

19 Feb 08:00 ET / 13:00 GMT

AUTOS-CHIPS/ (PIX)

Carmakers get up to new pecking order as chip crunch intensifies

The chip crunch that has battered the auto sector leaves carmakers with a stark selection: pay up, refill or danger getting caught on the sidelines as chipmakers concentrate on higher enterprise from different industries.

19 Feb 08:00 ET / 13:00 GMT

USA-FED/ROSENGREN

Boston Federal Reserve Financial institution President Rosengren speaks at digital financial symposium

Federal Reserve Financial institution of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks earlier than digital Yale Financial Growth Symposium.

19 Feb 10:00 ET / 15:00 GMT

ARTS / CULTURE / ENTERTAINMENT

FASHION-LONDON/ (PIX) (TV)

Digital London Vogue Week begins

Bora Aksu attracts inspiration from isolation, lockdown as digital London Vogue Week opens.

19 Feb 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT

FASHION-LONDON/MARK FAST (TV)

Mark Quick holds digital AW21 style present in London

British designer Mark Quick presents his AW21 assortment on the London Vogue Week.

19 Feb 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT

FASHION-LONDON/ (PIX) (TV)

London Vogue Week

London Vogue Week runs from February 19-23, showcasing 2020-2021 collections within the British capital.

20 Feb

POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

USA-SENATE/JUSTICE-GARLAND

Biden’s atty gen. choose Garland to prioritize civil rights, combating home terror

In 1995, then-Merrick Garland was tasked with supervising a sprawling U.S. Justice Division investigation into the bombing of a federal workplace constructing in Oklahoma Metropolis that killed 168 folks.

19 Feb 06:00 ET / 11:00 GMT

TURKEY-POLITICS/

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan speaks at provincial congresses of his AK Celebration

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends provincial conferences of his AK Celebration (1130 GMT). He may also attend through videolink to the opening ceremony of a stadium in southern province of Adana (1400 GMT).

19 Feb 06:30 ET / 11:30 GMT

THAILAND-PROTESTS/ (PIX) (TV)

Thai protesters rally exterior parliament as PM faces no confidence vote

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha faces a vote of no confidence in parliament over his dealing with of a pandemic-bruised economic system and amid a current resurgence of the youth-led pro-democracy motion, as protesters collect exterior to name for his resignation. Prayuth is anticipated to comfortably survive the vote.

20 Feb

SOMALIA-POLITICS/ (PIX)

Somalia president meets heads of 5 regional states to unlock impasse over elections

Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed meets with leaders of 5 regional states with the purpose of unlocking a impasse over the nation’s delayed presidential elections. Mohamed’s time period ended on Feb. 8 with out the choice of a successor, prompting political opponents and two state leaders to say they now not recognise Mohamed as president.

20 Feb

SPORTS

SOCCER-ITALY-MIL-INT/STREETART

Soccer-Interview with Milan avenue artists who created Ibrahimovic-Lukaku mural

Interview with Milan-based avenue artists Stefania Marchetto and Marco Mantovani, co-creators of a brand new mural subsequent to the San Siro Stadium, depicting the conflict between Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku.

19 Feb 07:00 ET / 12:00 GMT

CONFLICTS / WAR / PEACE

GERMANY-SECURITY/CONFERENCE (TV)

Biden, Merkel and Macron head up the 2021 Munich Safety Convention

US President Joe Biden, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron to talk on the Particular Version 2021 of the Munich Safety Convention together with United Nations Normal Secretary Antonio Guterres, WHO Director Normal Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Invoice Gates, NATO Secretary Normal Jens Stoltenberg, European Fee President Ursula von der Leyen and US Particular Envoy for Local weather, John Kerry.

19 Feb 10:00 ET / 15:00 GMT

SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/RESPONSE

WHO head Tedros, philanthropist Invoice Gates tackle Munich Secuity Convention on combattng the pandemic

19 Feb 10:30 ET / 15:30 GMT

SPACE-EXPLORATION/MARS (PIX) (TV)

Submit-landing briefing on Perseverance rover touchdown on Mars

NASA holds briefing after its Perseverance rover lands on Mars.

19 Feb 13:00 ET / 18:00 GMT

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/NEWZEALAND-VACCINE (TV)

New Zealand begins first section of vaccine rollout

New Zealand border staff obtain the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine as first section of inoculation begins.

20 Feb

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