DOZENS of doctors and nurses in France were fined by police after hundreds of healthcare workers protested against Emmanuel Macron's handling of the coronavirus amid demands for better working conditions and pay.
LONDON, May 22 (Reuters) - George Soros, the billionaire financier, cautioned that the European Union’s survival was threatened by the novel coronavirus unless it can issue perpetual bonds or “consuls” to help weak members such as Italy.
“If the EU is unable to consider it now, it may not be able to survive the challenges it currently confronts,” Soros said in a transcript of a question-and-answer session emailed to reporters. “This is not a theoretical possibility; it may be the tragic reality.”
George Soros, the billionaire financier, cautioned that the European Union's survival was threatened by the novel coronavirus unless it can issue perpetual bonds or "consuls" to help weak members such as Italy.
EUROPE'S car industry was put on alert for more job losses on Friday as a French minister warned Renault could disappear if it didn't get help soon and a Japanese news report said partner Nissan was considering 20,000 layoffs, with many in Europe.