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Amazon, Facebook and Apple thriving in lockdown

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 22:07
Apple and Amazon saw sales surge during lockdown, while the number of Facebook users jumped.

Coronavirus: Luxembourg taken off UK travel exemption list

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 21:33
It is the second country after Spain to be removed and passengers from there must isolate for 14 days.

Argos catalogue: Life lessons from the 'book of dreams'

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 18:00
Who even is Mr Frosty?

Five key moments from the big tech grilling

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 17:31
The heads of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google faced accusations of bias and unfair competition.

Newcastle takeover: Saudi Arabian-backed consortium pulls out of bid

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 16:44
A Saudi Arabian-backed consortium has pulled out of a bid to buy Newcastle United.

Jet2 tells holidaymakers in Spain to come home early

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 16:33
The holiday firm has said it will not operate flights to Spain, but has scheduled returns to the UK.

Your chance to live in a John Lewis store...sort of

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 16:08
The retailer plans to turn shop space it no longer needs into affordable housing as part of a review.

Coronavirus: US economy sees sharpest contraction in decades

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 14:44
The impact of the pandemic meant the annual rate of growth in the second quarter collapsed by 33%.

Argos axes 'book of dreams' catalogue after 48 years

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 13:45
The retailer says it will remove the last of its catalogues from stores by the end of the year.

Virgin Atlantic faces enforcement action over refund delays

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 13:35
The aviation regulator may use legal powers to ensure airlines refund consumers for cancelled flights.

Holiday firm Tui to shut 166 High Street shops

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 13:16
The UK's largest tour operator says the move is partly down to more people booking online.

Car dealer Pendragon to close 15 branches and cut 1,800 jobs

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 12:30
Pendragon, which owns Evans Halshaw, said it needed to ensure the "long-term health" of the company.

Banknotes: More than £24.5bn of £20, £10 and £5 notes not returned

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 11:58
The Bank of England says the impact of Covid-19 on spending has affected the return rates.

Vue announces phased reopening date for cinemas

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 11:35
The chain says its now ready to welcome back customers to some of its venues from 7 August.

German economy suffers sharpest decline on record

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 10:35
The economy shrank by 10.1% in the April-to-June period, official figures show.

Lloyds profits wiped out as bank warns about economic outlook

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 10:32
Britain's biggest retail bank sees profits wiped out as it sets aside another £2.4bn for possible bad loans.

Standard Chartered underlines Hong Hong commitment

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 10:03
The bank, whose biggest market is Hong Kong, has faced criticism for its stance on China's actions in the city.

Redundancy pay to be protected for furloughed workers

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 09:30
Furloughed workers losing their jobs will be eligible for redundancy pay based on their normal wages.

Coronavirus: Samsung profits soar on work from home demand

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 05:31
The world's biggest producer of memory chips sees demand jump as data centres expanded during lockdowns.

'I recorded fraudsters stealing my money'

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 00:36
Criminals are exploiting the coronavirus pandemic for gain, according to one leading investigator.