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Gibraltar’s border with Spain still in doubt after Brexit

Gibraltar’s border with Spain still in doubt after Brexit

BARCELONA, Spain — While corks may have popped in London and Brussels over the end to a four-year saga known as Brexit, there is one rocky speck of British soil still left in limbo.
Trump signs massive measure funding government, COVID relief

Trump signs massive measure funding government, COVID relief

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'Believe in science': EU kicks off COVID-19 vaccine campaign

'Believe in science': EU kicks off COVID-19 vaccine campaign

ROME — Doctors, nurses and the elderly rolled up their sleeves across the European Union to receive the first doses of the coronavirus vaccine Sunday in a symbolic show of unity and moment of hope for a continent confronting its worst health care cri
Asia Today: Japan halts all foreign arrivals over UK variant

Asia Today: Japan halts all foreign arrivals over UK variant

TOKYO — Japan is barring entry of all nonresident foreign nationals as a precaution against a new and potentially more contagious coronavirus variant that has spread across Britain.
Shoppers search for Boxing Day sales as pandemic restricts retail options

Shoppers search for Boxing Day sales as pandemic restricts retail options

Shoppers donned masks and boots to brave outdoor lineups in parts of Canada on Saturday, while others turned to the internet to take part in a Boxing Day that bore little resemblance to the holiday of years past.
Asia Today: Beijing tells residents to stay put for holidays

Asia Today: Beijing tells residents to stay put for holidays

Beijing has urged residents not to leave the city during the Lunar New Year holiday in February, implementing new restrictions after several coronavirus infections last week.
Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch sold to billionaire

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch sold to billionaire

LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch in California has found a new owner in billionaire businessman Ron Burkle.
Markets positive as Canadian dollar and oil gain on last trading day before Christmas

Markets positive as Canadian dollar and oil gain on last trading day before Christmas

TORONTO — Hopes for better times in 2021 drove North American stock markets to positive results as an abbreviated trading day ended at 1 p.m. ET on Christmas Eve. In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index closed up 30.31 points at 17,623.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,623.88, up 30.31 points.) Zenabis Global Inc. (TSX:ZENA). Health Care. Up 0.3 cents, or 5.6 per cent, to 4.8 cents on 6.
Boxing Day's shot to return to its 'glory days' stymied by lockdowns: Retail experts

Boxing Day's shot to return to its 'glory days' stymied by lockdowns: Retail experts

Canadian retailers are expected to offer deep discounts this Boxing Day in a bid to entice shoppers to buy up leftover holiday and seasonal goods and raise enough cash to endure the latest round of pandemic restrictions.