The coronavirus pandemic took a bite out of McDonald's profits and the Big Mac maker said on Tuesday it plans to focus on affordability in upcoming marketing campaigns, as US consumer surveys reveal mounting recession fears. But while there is still a lot of uncertainty because of COVID-19, executives expect the second quarter to be the low mark for the year.
A staggering more than 900 girls and women are missing and feared dead in Peru since the COVID-19 confinement began, authorities said on Monday. Peru is home to 33 million people long has had a horrific domestic violence problem.
Brazil's antitrust watchdog is asking Facebook Inc to explain the fee structure for its short-lived payments service launched in June in partnership with card processor Cielo SA, according to a document seen by Reuters.
Brazilian firm JBS, the world's biggest meat processing company, was again accused on Monday of laundering cattle from ranches blacklisted for destroying the Amazon rainforest.
Britain made a mistake when it decided at the weekend to slap a quarantine on people travelling from Spain, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Monday, adding most of the Mediterranean country had a lower coronavirus infection rate than the UK.
The sentencing of three New Zealand fishermen who pleaded guilty to violent disorder charges has been postponed after one of the accused challenged the facts against him in the Magistrate's Court of the Falkland Islands on Monday.
The United States Postal Service issued the Bugs Bunny commemorative Forever stamps this Monday, the character's 80th birthday. The Bugs Bunny stamps were dedicated in a virtual ceremony and are now being sold at US Post Office locations and online at usps.com/bugsbunny80
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to spend £2 billion on walking and cycling projects in England, seeking to improve public health and capitalize on a shift away from cars during the coronavirus pandemic.
A pet cat has tested positive in England for the new coronavirus that causes Covid-19, the government said on Monday, in the first confirmed case of an animal being infected with the virus in Britain.
Coronavirus cases in Latin America for the first time have surpassed the combined infections in the United States and Canada, a tally showed on Sunday, amid a surge of infections in Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Argentina.