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George Floyd: Twitter to make Juneteenth a company holiday

Wed, 06/10/2020 - 03:32
Juneteenth is celebrated on 19 June to commemorate the end of slavery in the US.

CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman out after joke about George Floyd

Wed, 06/10/2020 - 02:36
Greg Glassman acknowledged having caused a "rift" after joking about the dead Minneapolis man.

Coronavirus: Call to 'cautiously reopen' Wales' housing market

Wed, 06/10/2020 - 00:36
Estate agents and lawyers want valuers to be allowed into empty properties so sales can be completed.

Coronavirus: What we spent on lockdown toys and games

Wed, 06/10/2020 - 00:03
The value of UK toy sales was up 17% in the two months from the beginning of lockdown, analysts say.

'The days of queuing for fish and chips are gone'

Wed, 06/10/2020 - 00:02
Fish and chip shop chain: “After the lockdown, we changed our business model within two weeks.”

Electric truck start-up Nikola takes on car giants

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 23:24
The market value of the firm has eclipsed Fiat even though it has yet to deliver a single truck.

Babylon Health admits GP app suffered a data breach

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 22:14
The video call app allowed some patients to see recordings of others' sessions with medics.

Amazon removes T-shirt showing George Floyd death

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 20:11
The T-shirt, available on the US store, broke guidelines about depicting a crime scene.

Coronavirus lockdown: All shops can open on Monday in England

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 18:23
Non-essential retailers can open but pubs must wait until July, the business secretary confirms.

Coronavirus: Airlines set for 'worst' year on record

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 18:00
Global industry warns the cost of the virus will be $84bn (£66bn) as revenues and passenger numbers halve.

Debenhams to close more stores with the loss of 300 jobs

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 15:18
The retailer will not re-open another three outlets after failing to agree new terms with landlord Intu.

IBM abandons 'biased' facial recognition tech

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 14:41
But some question whether the gesture is largely symbolic, as it's not a major product for the firm.

Honda's global operations hit by cyber-attack

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 14:33
Car-maker says cyber-attack has affected production, sales and development worldwide.

PG and Yorkshire Tea tell anti-racism opponents 'don't buy our tea'

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 12:48
Tea brands embroiled themselves in politics as Black Lives Matter movement spreads.

UK furlough scheme now covers 8.9 million workers

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 12:14
The scheme to pay wages of workers on leave because of coronavirus has now cost £19.6bn.

Coronavirus: Holiday firm reverses no-refund policy

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 10:03
Regulators got a "significant proportion" of complaints about the firm behind Hoseasons and

Coronavirus: Cathay Pacific gets $5bn state-backed bailout

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 06:57
The restructuring package comes as the global airline industry has been hit hard by the pandemic.

UK to start post-Brexit trade talks with Japan

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 03:51
Britain is embarking on negotiations over trade deals with countries around the world including the US.