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Coronavirus: Insurance companies pause dividend payments

1 hour 28 min ago
Insurers have followed regulatory advice to scrap dividends during the coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus: Tesco tells people to visit stores to get food

4 hours 54 min ago
The supermarket says there is 'simply not enough capacity' to supply everyone with online shopping.

Investors warned not to rush into travel and leisure stocks

8 hours 34 min ago
Cinema chain Cineworld's share price has rocketed almost 50% while cruise ship operator Carnival rose 22%.

Job Retention Scheme may cost three times initial estimate

12 hours 5 min ago
The UK's Job Retention Scheme may cost £30-40bn over three months, according new analysis

Coronavirus: Three perspectives on furloughing

12 hours 46 min ago
Three people react to the furloughing scheme put in place in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: 'The money isn’t coming in quick enough' to pay wages

12 hours 53 min ago
The boss of DW Fitness First, Martin Long, says he's worried about paying his monthly wage bill

Lufthansa makes 'permanent' cuts as travel plunges

12 hours 54 min ago
The German airline will close its Germanwings service and de-commission more than 40 aircraft.

Coronavirus: What’s life like when you're on furlough?

12 hours 54 min ago
With growing numbers of people being furloughed, how is this affecting them and their employers?

Coronavirus: Twitter boss pledges $1bn for relief effort

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 23:23
Jack Dorsey said he would give 28% of his wealth towards efforts to "disarm" the pandemic.

Coronavirus: Holland & Barrett keep stores open despite staff pleas

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 18:55
Staff have set up a petition, pleading with management to close stores over safety concerns.

Coronavirus: Four out of five people's jobs hit by pandemic

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 17:16
The global economic impact of coronavirus could leave nearly 200 million people jobless, a UN agency says.

WeWork sues SoftBank after withdrawal of $3bn deal

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 16:50
The office sharing firm is taking its biggest investor to court in an escalation of a row between the firms.

Coronavirus: Six industries still crying out for help

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 14:52
With the UK economy in crisis, many sectors are still demanding further help from the government.

Investors seize on positive news for share markets

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 14:11
Travel and tourism shares rise as the FTSE 100 joins the global stock market rally.

Coronavirus: Cineworld directors waive salaries as virus impact hits

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 11:58
The world's second largest cinema chain is in talks with lenders and film studios about the virus impact.

Coronavirus: Property sales down 70% since lockdown, says Zoopla

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 08:55
Homes are still being listed for sale as people adopt a wait-and-see policy over coronavirus.

Coronavirus: US car insurers refund drivers stuck at home

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 06:02
Major US insurer Allstate is paying out $600m in refunds to drivers in quarantine and through discounts.

Short-form streaming app Quibi launches to rival Netflix

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 03:33
BBC's technology reporter tests if Quibi's platform with 10-minute or shorter videos could get viewers hooked.

Calls for debt relief for world's poorest nations

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 03:14
More than 100 global organisations want debt payments to be waived for developing countries this year.

Drones in Africa: How they could become lifesavers

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 00:24
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame says drones will become important for his nation, but can they really deliver?

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