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i think that, you know, just as any kind of deal or there's any chance that he's done it then you know, maybe maybe as a good for closer remember to measure pretty happy that the rural families in defending him anymore. and that his privacy and funding is on case side with justice reserves. but there's still a long legal battle ahead for andrew and his accuser, jeffrey, she says she was forced into sex with the royal by the late sex offender jeffrey epstein. and his associate colleen maxwell, who was recently convicted of sex trafficking, both were long time friends of the prince, who was always strenuously denied delegations. he watching dw nurse, thanks for being with us. ah. these places in europe are smashing the records, stepped into a bold adventure. it's the treasure map for modern globetrotters. discover some
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you find it and everything from your tooth paste to your car, and high energy prices are making it ever harder to produce. the last thing smelter in france, struggles to stay open and find out how a group of entrepreneurs plans to turn the french island of rain yall into a global tech hub. i'm christy plots, and welcome to the show you as president joe biden says, the government government will double its purchase of co 19 tests with an extra 500000000 kits. bringing the total number of free tests to a 1000000000. a lack of available kits has stymied efforts to keep schools open and people working amid a surgeon corona virus infections. you know, we're on track run track to roll out a website next week where you can order free chest shipped to your home. and in addition to the 500000000 half a 1000000000 tests that are in the process of being acquired to ship to you,
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host for free. today, i'm directly my team to procure an additional half of the additional 500000000 more tests to distribute for free. i mean a 1000000000 test in total to meet future demand. at the same time, the supreme court has blocked a rule requiring employees at large businesses be vaccinated against coven 19, or undergo weekly testing. however, the court will allow a vaccine mandate for most health care workers in the u. s. yann's quarter, or corresponded in new york, joins us now. young. can you break down this mixed supreme court ruling for us? clearly, i mean, they have been complains from some business groups that those civics in the mandate that could be hurtful. i mean, there was a shortage of labor here in the united states, and with that mandate, you might have pushed them out some workers from their job. so that was the one
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concern on this side. on the other side, there's also a shortage of american co workers, but obviously there was this fear that the virus could spread specially in hospitals, for instance, them having that set. and that there was a shortage of medical workers that's value in the united states. the biden administration is a beginning to deploy actually 1000000 medical military, a team said to hospitals also by the way, here to new york throughout this year and to my brooklyn neighborhood to close by. ok. well let's talk about these 1000000000 tests. i mean, is this going to be enough to get schools and businesses up and running again? well, it is one crucial part to for the recovery and to get back to normal. but they had been some criticism that actually the biden administration neglected getting more a test, especially last year. so now they're trying to catch up. i mean,
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1000000000 test, that's a big number. the question is, where do you get those tests from? there was a shortage of those tests. some companies the met, definitely put production down in the past the or slow down production in the past couple of months at said demand to him from watching was and that tie, what we do not know is when those tests will be available at i talked to a doctor and he said one of the problems with the rapid at home test is that a lot of people don't use them the right way. and then i know from my son school, for example, they hand out those tests, but not the body gets those tests done at home. so it won't solve all of the problems, but definitely it's going to be one crucial part. and to get back, the big question really remains. if those tests even will be available within the next couple of months. young quarter in new york. thank you so much. now to some of the other global business stories making news. delta airlines posted
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a $408000000.00 loss in the final quarter of 2021. as a surgeon cove, in 1900 cases triggered a wave of canceled flights. 8000 delta employees have contract that the virus in the last 4 weeks. the u. s. carrier is betting on a spring break, travel push to help bring back profitability and march chinese property developer ever grant has reached an agreement to delay payment for a 4 point. 5000000000 won bond. that's about 618000000 euros. the agreement signed between bondholders and evergreen's main business unit hang to real estate, allows the company to avoid what would have been its 1st default on a public onshore bond. the dutch wing of environmental group friends of the earth is forcing 30 multi nationals including cale i'm airlines and oil
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companies, b, p, and exxon mobil. to publish their emissions reduction plan or risk legal action. the group want a landmark court victory against royal dutch shell. falling a similar campaign last year. as winter takes hold and temperatures plunge, electricity prices are affecting more than just european households. energy hungry businesses like metals production are also feeling the squeeze. this is the last thing manufacturer left in france, but storing energy costs are threatening to bring production to a standstill. if prices remain as high as they are now, the smelter will be shut down on january 17th. he'll probably is doing until now. the price of electricity has been around $40.00 euro's per megawatt hour . but recently the prices have gone up to levels. i've never seen in my career 304-0500 euro's per megawatt hour and they will buy me, go with them. when it costs that much,
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it's just not possible to make zinc economically better. does it stop? if you decide to think is a common ingredient in everyday items, like toothpaste, sunscreen, and soap, it's also critical for heavy industry. specifically when making metals like iron and steel, with its 82 megawatts. this plan uses 10 percent of the output of a nuclear power plant. and behind the smelter, amid the hum of transformers to very high voltage line supply the site directly with 225000 volts. here the employees are worried about the shut down because nobody knows if or when they can return to their jobs here and then just letting you know we have to react and close the factory. if production just doesn't make sense financially gone and as long we hope we're able to restart everything again within just isn't normal in our industry because
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it's only the 1st time we've ever had to think of doing this. since our smelter was built in 1975. so this is an absolutely exceptional situation. and it's not just a problem here. $400.00 electro intensive factories in france alone are affected by skyrocketing energy prices and risks going out of business. one reason is lower gas supplies from russia, another, the costly transition to renewables. and here they say if they're plant close, it's friends would have to import indian or chinese things which has a much larger carbon footprint. they hope the government steps in to protect their jobs and the environment the unemployment rate on the french island of rain. y'all is almost double the average for the rest of france. but brighter days could be on the horizon. a group of entrepreneurs hopes to turn the tropical island in the indian ocean into a global tech hub. reunion island is one of the was
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hot spots for biodiversity. it could soon also become a world wide digital hub. and international consortium recently invested 50000000 euros in an internet cable 24 times faster than existing connections. and that's just the beginning. on them discovery, which is our new cable connects the island to south africa. and other cable is planned to lean gree union to india, and china will also become a data hub where you can store huge amounts of information. yeah, we'll build enormous data centers and are hoping for private companies to invest out to 1000000000 euros onshore. the bottom line he says, coming to reunion island should be a no brainer for the world's internet giants. those people fed was that was always psych herb module. there are 5 later hubs in the world, war 2 in the united states to asia and one in europe. but there is
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a gap in the indian ocean and so reunion island would be a magical spot for 6th up. it's in the middle of the ocean, but part of europe, that means you have outstanding protection for your data plus other acids, such as very well formed workers. spinning for me, this entrepreneur has already chosen reunion island over mainland france. a company provides a platform to calculate exact doses of medication for newborns total pro connected there. the internet here is as fast as in paris class reunion island gives us a discount on employers charges which brings down our non wage labor costs. rochelle, she meets fellow business people at an annual digital trade fair. many here are hoping that turning her union into a digital hub will help solve one problem that starting to emerge. yes. yes. so she'll know little quit from we are having difficulties finding id specialist this, if it, if we're a union island, became a digital hub that would certainly at
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a more qualified personnel and make it easier for us to recruit you staff small. the digital plans could bring down local unemployment currently more than twice the national average. but this economist says they wouldn't be a cure all. either. leave your son to come by your director model, ashley, young, numeric, thousands of all dis, no jobs could be created in the digital sector. but this would not speak up all our job seekers over the coming 5 or 10 years. men were people ever in the past worked in traditional areas and can't be trained for the digital sector overnight. dr. rick hodges juno, convincing companies to set up shop here might not be such a challenge after all. good connectivity is not the islands, only trump. for the 2nd time this year, already space x has successfully launched. it's falcon, 9 rocket from cape canaveral, carrying 105 satellites into space. 321,
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a given with all the orbital payloads, we're from 3rd party companies. today's transporter, 3 mission was part of a space, ex low cost ride share program. targeted at small satellite operators. a round 9 minutes after take off the b 1058 1st stage booster landed safely back on earth 10th time. thanks for watching. that's all from me in the business team here in berlin for more check us out on our website, e w dot com backslash business. we're all sunday w. notice youtube channel. thanks for the battle against cove it. the oma covariance is putting healthcare systems around the world to the test. vaccination campaigns are accelerating,
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