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In the UK, retail spending is back to normal levels.#
But after a surge in May, Brits are still spending online at elevated levels.#
Europe's coronavirus situation is "very serious" according to the World Health Organization. Its spokesman talked about "alarming rates of transmission across the region.". #
That’s an improvement from 61% in August.#