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Coronavirus: 6,000 jobs at risk at Cafe Rouge and Bella Italia owner

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 18:20
The chains' owner Casual Dining Group files intent to appoint administrators after the virus lockdown hit trading.

Coronavirus: Pubs call time on two metre rule

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 18:10
Pub and bar owners want social-distancing rules relaxed to just one metre when they reopen for business.

Coronavirus: Uber announces drastic cuts to secure its future

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 18:05
Uber announces drastic action to scale back its business as its losses balloon amid pandemic lockdowns.

Electric bikes 'could help people return to work'

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 17:02
A rise in electric-bikes would extend the range of cyclists using them to commute, a study finds.

Huawei calls US rules 'arbitrary and pernicious'

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 16:58
The Chinese tech giant said it has been "riddled with bullets" since the US placed it on a blacklist.

Some visitors may be exempted from coronavirus quarantine rule

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 16:46
The transport secretary says people arriving from countries with low virus infection rates may not need to isolate.

Coronavirus: Self-employed grant claims top two million

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 15:29
The government coronavirus help scheme has received grant requests worth £6bn, the chancellor says.

Coronavirus: Watchdog seeks new powers to fight inflated prices

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 12:35
The Competition and Markets Authority says hundreds of firms have pushed up prices during the pandemic.

Coronavirus: Vauxhall's Luton plant reopens production

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 10:22
Managing director Stephen Norman says 800 out of 1,600 staff have returned to work.

Coronavirus: Shopping centre giant Intu warns of debt default risk

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 10:01
Trafford Centre-owner Intu is asking lenders for breathing space as coronavirus hampers recovery.

Coronavirus: Stilton sales plunge 30% amid pandemic

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 09:28
Makers of the UK's only trademarked cheese hope the British public will start buying more of the product.

Sir Frederick Barclay's nephew 'caught with bugging device' at Ritz hotel

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 08:03
CCTV footage from the Ritz hotel is at the centre of a row between the families of the Barclay twins.

Ryanair says passenger numbers set to halve

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 08:00
But the airline says it will weather the coronavirus crisis and emerge stronger afterwards.

Japan's economy slips into recession amid coronavirus woes

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 03:29
The world's third biggest economy has fallen into recession for the first time in more than four years.

Coronavirus: Bridgend Ford return to work marks 40 years

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 01:45
The engine plant's re-opening after a Covid-19 shutdown will only be for a final few months.

Coronavirus: How have independent shopkeepers been faring?

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 00:47
How high street independent shops have battled to stay loyal to customers during the pandemic.

The man who bought 60,000 oil and gas wells

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 00:01
Rusty Hutson Jr is the boss of fast-growing US energy firm Diversified Gas & Oil.

Coronavirus: 'I'm not happy going back to work. It's too soon'

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 00:01
Nearly 5,000 people have contacted the health and safety regulator with workplace safety concerns over the virus.

Coronavirus: 'One click and we were worse off' after universal credit claim

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 00:01
People claiming universal credit for the first time may lose existing benefits and be worse off.

Stations put crowd control measures in place

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 00:01
More trains begin running but rail bosses worry that social distancing will not be possible on board.