Thursday, May 28, 2020

U.S. state of Arizona files consumer fraud lawsuit against Google

FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices in London, Britain January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo(Reuters)...

How Covid-19 scared off Little Tummy's investors

For new firms looking to expand, outside investment is vital. Little Tummy, a UK firm which makes organic baby foods, was planning an...

Scotland UK's 2nd top region for FDI seven years in a row

Scotland was the UK's top destination outside of London for foreign direct investment (FDI) for a seventh consecutive year, according to...

Ryanair worst airline for flight cancellation refunds, finds Which?

Ryanair is the worst major airline for refunding British customers whose flights have been cancelled during the coronavirus pandemic, with more than eight...

More than eight in ten Ryanair passengers still waiting for refunds, says Which?

RYANAIR has left more than eight in ten passengers waiting for a refund, according to new research by Which?. The consumer group found...

Bosses warn of jobs carnage when furlough scheme is cut back

One in four firms using the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme say they will not be able to pay anything towards salaries...

Wall Street rises with economic hopes; bank stocks jump

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 closing above 3,000 for the first time since March 5, as the...

Celebrate the great British tomato with Mrs Crunch’s delicious recipes

SQUEEZE the most out of lockdown –  celebrating the great British tomato. We’re in the middle of British Tomato Fortnight and growers need shoppers’...

Save money during lockdown by re-sprouting your vegetables with our top tips

THERE may be no such thing as a free lunch, but you can get close – by re-sprouting your veg. Jamie Butterworth, a Royal...

Aid for UK self-employed in doubt despite pledge of ‘parity’ with furloughing

Delphine Strauss and George Parker in LondonChancellor Rishi Sunak plans to wind down a £6.8bn assistance scheme for the self-employed ahead of the...

Huawei CFO Meng loses key court fight against extradition to United States

VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies Co’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was dealt a setback by a Canadian court on Wednesday as she...

U.S. businesses slammed by pandemic but see some green shoots, Fed says

© Reuters. Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...

Boris Johnson rules out official Cummings inquiry

Boris Johnson told MPs on Wednesday there will be no inquiry into the actions of his chief adviser Dominic Cummings, as the prime...

Hammerson allows chief a long goodbye despite big wrong calls

The property industry is a comfortable world of long tenures and long goodbyes. So it is that David Atkins, chief executive of Hammerson,...

Boeing to slash more than 12,000 jobs – with further cuts to come

Boeing is cutting more than 12,000 jobs through layoffs and buyouts as the coronavirus pandemic seizes the travel industry, and more cuts are...

Incredible cliff-top Jersey mansion with wine cave and infinity pool overlooking English Channel goes...

THIS incredible cliff top mansion with stunning ocean views has gone on sale on the Channel Island of Jersey for £18m. The seven bedroom...

UK to tackle COVID-19 flare-ups with local measures – health minister

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Speedy action by the Bank of England during Covid-19 is working | Andrew Bailey

The spread of Covid-19 and the public health measures taken to contain it have led to a dramatic drop in economic activity around...

UK coronavirus tracing programme to launch on Thursday

The UK government will on Thursday launch a “test and trace” system designed to identify and isolate Britons infected with coronavirus and pave...

BrewDog's new beer pokes fun at Cummings

BrewDog is launching a beer that pokes fun at the Dominic Cummings lockdown scandal. Its New England Old School IPA...

Catering supplier finds new business in hand sanitiser units

Livingston-based catering supplies wholesaler Lothian Supply Company (LSC) has diversified into floor and wall-mounted hand sanitising stations after its hospitality-focused...

Johnson promotes adviser to reset frayed relations with business

Boris Johnson has appointed a new adviser to oversee Downing Street’s relations with business as the government turns its focus to rebuilding the...

Oil slides on U.S.-China tensions, doubts about Russian output cuts

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil futures tumbled on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was working on a strong response to...

Biotech firm launches surface testing for Covid-19

Bellshill biotech firm Andersen Caledonia has launched a surface test service which can detect Covid-19. The company says its...

Charity shop opening dates including Cancer Research and Shelter confirmed as Brits urged to...

SOME of the country’s largest charities are planning to reopen their charity shops from the middle of next month, as they urged the...

Property company wants office staff to return in lockdown

A property development company behind some of London’s most prestigious developments has told staff they could be asked to return to the office,...