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Mastercard staff can work from home 'until ready'

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 06:45
The credit card firm is the latest company to relax return-to-work rules for its global workforce.

US Senate passes bill that could delist some Chinese firms

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 04:09
The moves comes as tensions rise between Washington and Beijing over the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Universities fear fall in lucrative overseas students

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 00:07
Education is one of the sectors of the global economy that is being hardest hit by the pandemic.

Coronavirus: Tinder boss says 'dramatic' changes to dating

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 00:02
Elie Seidman discusses the impact of coronavirus and how his dating app will react.

Coronavirus: Benefit claims fraud could be £1.5bn

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 00:01
Officials say criminals and individuals may be taking advantage of relaxed benefits processes.

Coronavirus: Chancellor 'could extend mortgage holiday'

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 20:58
The Chancellor is believed to be discussing ways of extending the three month mortgage holiday.

VW pulls Instagram ads after racism row

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 19:14
The German car giant has apologised and withdrawn a series of adverts after a racism row.

Carlos Ghosn: US ex-Green Beret and son arrested over escape from Japan

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 16:31
The former soldier and his son are detained for allegedly helping the ex-Nissan boss flee Japan.

EasyJet hack: ‘I’ve been left in complete limbo’

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 13:44
EasyJet passengers whose card details were stolen say they are frustrated by the airline's response.

Coronavirus: Shopping may never be the same, says M&S

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 12:34
The British retailer's food sales have failed to off-set a huge fall in demand for clothing.

Coronavirus: Rolls-Royce to cut 9,000 jobs amid virus crisis

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 09:32
The aircraft engine maker is axing nearly a fifth of its workforce with the aviation sector in turmoil.

Toy and vegetable costs rise as fuel price drops

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 09:16
April's inflation tumbles to 0.8%, but the price of vegetables, toys and knitting wool rise amid lockdown.

Coronavirus: World Bank warns 60m at risk of 'extreme poverty'

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 04:51
The financial impact of the coronavirus is hitting poor nations hard and destroying millions of livelihoods.

Coronavirus lockdown: The Indian migrants dying to get home

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 00:11
Many poor Indians, fleeing hunger in locked down cities, have died of exhaustion or in accidents.

How Heck plans to weather hard times after lockdown ends

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 00:09
How the sausage-maker Heck plans to weather hard times after the lockdown ends.

Oil collapse: 'Right now everything I have is shut down'

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 00:08
After years of boom, is the US oil industry now going bust?

Covid: Concerns over 'out of pocket' rail passengers

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 00:07
Some season ticket holders 'in the dark' over refunds, but firms say refund demand is unprecedented.

Are Britain's banks strong enough for coronavirus?

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 00:04
It depends on how you measure their strength, say regulators, investors and academics.

Johnson & Johnson to stop selling baby powder in US

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 00:03
The healthcare giant faces thousands of lawsuits from consumers claiming talc caused their cancer.

Facebook Shops: Online stores open on Facebook and Instagram

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 18:35
From brand pages to live streams, Facebook is rolling out new shopping features across its apps.