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Plane-maker Airbus to cut 15,000 jobs amid coronavirus fallout

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 20:10
The aerospace firm blames coronavirus for the cuts, warning of 1,700 job losses at its UK plants.

Coronavirus: Johnson sets out 'ambitious' economic recovery plan

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 19:00
Boris Johnson vows a "new deal" for UK after coronavirus - but Labour says saving jobs is top priority.

Huawei: Ministers signal switch in policy over 5G policy

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 17:28
Digital secretary says US sanctions are "likely to have an impact on the viability" of using firm's kit.

AMD donating computers to help fight Covid-19

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 16:45
Chipmaker AMD has given "computing horsepower" to researchers aiming to tackle coronavirus.

UK on track for V-shaped recovery, says Bank of England economist

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 16:34
But the Bank of England's Andy Haldane also says the country risks 1980s-style levels of unemployment.

Coronavirus: 'People like me are really, really suffering'

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 15:41
A self-employed curtain fitter explains why he has been hit so hard by coronavirus.

EasyJet plans to close bases and cut staff

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 15:03
The airline says it has begun consultations on plans to close bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle.

Facebook must 'develop a conscience'

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 12:30
The boss of European outdoor clothing firm Patagonia warns advertising may not return to Facebook.

Cineworld delays reopening UK cinemas to 31 July

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 12:03
The cinema chain says it pushed back the opening date to tie in with upcoming movie releases.

Coronavirus: Savings habit revived but for little return

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 11:54
Many UK households have saved more money this year, just as interest rates have slumped.

Shell takes $22bn hit over low oil prices

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 11:02
The oil giant says cheaper crude prices mean its assets are not worth as much as they used to be.

Coronavirus: UK economy hit worse than first thought

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 08:16
The economy contracted by more than first estimated between January and March, revised figures show.

Coronavirus: Geneva Motor Show 2021 scrapped and event to be sold

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 06:44
The organisers of one of the world's biggest car shows have seen weak demand for next year's event.