UK doctors call for urgent return of Covid restrictions as experts monitor new mutation

U.K. medical professionals have issued an urgent plea to the British government to reimpose Covid restrictions just as experts watch a virus mutation closely.

There are millions of jobs, but a shortage of workers: Economists explain why that's worrying

The pandemic has caused labor shortages all over the world at a time when demand is at a peak.

ECB hawk and German central bank chief Jens Weidmann quits, cites personal reasons

European Central Bank member Jens Weidmann announced Wednesday that he will be stepping down as governor of the German central bank at the end of the year.

Watch CNBC?s Sustainable Future Forum: Industry Response

It?s time to talk targets and check the promises that companies set. Are the goals achievable and what should happen if they?re missed?

Alibaba shares surge nearly 7% after Jack Ma appears in Europe and company releases new chip

Alibaba founder Jack Ma has been largely out of the public view since October 2020 when he made comments that appeared to criticize Chinese regulators.

Panic ordering by retailers is making the supply chain crisis 'even worse'

Retailers and manufacturers are overordering or placing orders too early as they panic over the supply chain crisis, and that's not helping, experts told CNBC.

Amazon is offering $4,000 bonuses to lure UK workers as Britain faces labor crunch

The e-commerce giant is offering U.K. workers joining bonuses of up to 3,000 in the run up to the festive period.

Most young crypto traders don't realize it's not regulated, UK markets watchdog says

Most cryptocurrency investors under the age of 40 don't realize it isn't a regulated product, according to the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority.

These travelers moved to Europe despite knowing no one ? here's how they make a living

Meet two women who moved to Europe ? one left a tropical island to live in the Arctic, the other bought and opened a hotel in Spain during the pandemic.

China needs new growth engines as property drags down economy, says analyst

China has not made enough progress to transition to a consumption-led economy, said Leland Miller, chief executive of research firm China Beige Book.

Alibaba expands cloud business abroad with new data centers in Asia, stepping up rivalry with Amazon

Alibaba's cloud computing expansion has focused on Asia, pitting it against U.S. rivals like Amazon and Microsoft.

These are the highest-rated employers in the UK for work-life balance, according to Glassdoor

The Office for National Statistics has been named the U.K.'s best employer for work-life balance in 2021, according to jobs website Glassdoor.

Former Australian Prime Minister Turnbull says 'clean coal' is a scam

The idea of carbon capture and storage "simply doesn't work," claims former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

'Squid Game' has been watched by two-thirds of all Netflix users but hasn't moved the needle on U.S. subscribers

Netflix added just 70,000 subscribers from the U.S. and Canada in the third quarter and less than 1 million in the last 12 months.

IMF downgrades its growth forecast for Asia, says Covid still ?ravaging? the region

Asia's economy is forecast to grow by 6.5% in 2021, lower than the previously projected 7.6%, said the IMF.

Chinese EV maker Xpeng's flying car company raises over $500 million as it aims to roll out in 2024

HT Aero, Xpeng's flying car company, said it plans to launch a flying car model that can operate in the air as well as on roads.

Jan. 6 committee votes to hold Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt for ignoring subpoena

The vote comes one day after Trump filed a lawsuit aiming to block the committee from obtaining records related to the Jan. 6 invasion.

How Evergrande found itself on the wrong side of China's regulators

Evergrande made little progress toward complying with China's crackdown on real estate debt until it was too late for investors who put money into its offshore bonds.

Russia chooses not to raise natural gas supplies to Europe despite Putin's pledge to help

Putin had suggested Russia could provide additional supply to Europe at a time when millions of households are facing soaring winter energy bills.

First bitcoin futures ETF rises more than 4% in trading debut on the NYSE

The fund tracks CME bitcoin futures, or contracts speculating on the future price of bitcoin, rather than the crypto itself.

How rising UK Covid cases could be ?a compelling argument for boosters?

Dr. Kavita Patel explains why the surging number of Covid cases in the United Kingdom could be a compelling argument for booster shots.

S&P 500 rises on strong earnings for its fifth positive day in a row

Companies continued to report strong earnings, easing concerns that persistent Covid cases and rising costs would derail corporate America's profit recovery.

Peter Thiel's luxury New Zealand lodge opposed by environmental group

Peter Thiel's proposed luxury lodge in New Zealand has been opposed by a local environmental group who believe it is "inappropriate" for the natural landscape.

Amazon's new net-zero carbon pledge is focused on the oceans, as shipping giants pursue alternative fuels

Amazon commits to zero-carbon marine shipping by 2040, but while new fuel sources like ammonia are promising, they are far from reality.

HSBC and 18 other banks can now sell wealth investment products in the Greater Bay Area

The Cross-boundary Wealth Management Connect Scheme is an initiative to link the capital markets of the Greater Bay Area, including Hong Kong and the Guangdong.

'We will not be intimidated': EU and Poland clash over funding and the rule of law

EU and Polish officials on Tuesday clashed over a recent court ruling, that challenges the foundations of the bloc.

Vestas to install prototype of world's 'tallest and most powerful wind turbine' in 2022

The turbine is expected to produce 80 gigawatt hours a year, or enough to power roughly 20,000 households.

Some firms are putting shareholders above the long-term future of humanity: Ex-Unilever CEO

Paul Polman made his comments during CNBC's inaugural Sustainable Future Forum.

FBI raids homes linked to Russian oligarch and Putin associate Oleg Deripaska

Deripaska became widely known in the U.S. during the Trump administration for his ties to Paul Manafort as part of Robert Mueller's Russia probe.

Google unveils its newest smartphones, the first powered by the company's own chip

The Google Pixel 6 starts at $599 while the Pixel 6 Pro starts at $899, and they hit store shelves Oct. 28.


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