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Hairdresser: 'We've built a waiting list of over 2,000 people'

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 16:29
Hairdressers can reopen from 4 July - and customers are clearly desperate for a cut.

Coronavirus: Lockdown to be relaxed in England as 2m rule eased

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 16:18
Two households will be able to meet, and pubs, restaurants and hairdressers can reopen from 4 July.

'There will be a shortage of holiday cottages'

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 14:55
Holiday lets and hotels, which can reopen on 4 July, say they are expecting a surge of pent-up demand.

Twitter apologises for business data breach

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 14:37
The social media firm says personal information of business advertisers' clients may be affected.

Coronavirus: Time to order your pub round by app?

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 13:11
Some pubs are experimenting with an app-ordering system to help with social distancing.

Coronavirus: Shoe Zone closes stores and cuts head office jobs

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 12:46
The retailer paused all discretionary spending when the UK went into lockdown.

Ex-Googler becomes China’s second-richest person

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 12:36
Colin Huang prospered after leaving US company, thanks to his e-commerce business, Pinduoduo.

Coronavirus: House sales plummeted by 50% in May

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 10:43
The number of homes sold during May was half of the level seen a year earlier owing to virus restrictions.

Wirecard: Former boss arrested over €1.9bn scandal

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 10:43
Former chief executive Markus Braun arrested in Germany as investigators probe €1.9bn hole in accounts.

Apple makes concessions to App Store developers

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 10:35
The tech giant will approve bug fixes to disputed apps and let developers appeal against its rulings.

Intu warns shopping centres may close as funding talks continue

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 09:58
Intu, owner of the Trafford, Braehead and Lakeside shopping centres, puts administrators on standby.

Coronavirus: One in six UK car industry jobs could be lost, warns trade body

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 06:52
The industry's trade body says it needs help to restart production and prevent more redundancies.

BeiDou: China launches final satellite in challenge to GPS

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 06:29
The completion of the BeiDou-3 navigation system comes as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington.

Trump targets foreign workers with new visa freeze

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 01:23
Foreign tech workers, non-agricultural seasonal helpers, au pairs and executives will be affected.

Former chancellor Sajid Javid warns against return to austerity

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:10
The former chancellor calls for lower taxes on businesses to aid the UK's economic recovery.

Lawsuit alleges defeat devices in petrol cars

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:09
Renault and Nissan deny their vehicles are equipped with devices designed to cheat emissions tests

'I’m really anxious about reopening', says B&B owner

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:09
Hospitality businesses are ramping up for reopening, but their businesses are set to be different.

Creating an online course 'changed my life'

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:02
Lockdowns have created a boom in demand for online teaching and a host of new courses is meeting that need.

'Coronavirus hit our business like a hidden tsunami'

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:02
Singapore is slowly emerging from its coronavirus lockdown, but Modesto's pizza parlour is closing its doors for good.

How to fly during a global pandemic

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:02
Jumping on a plane looks and feels different to how it did at the start of 2020.