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Critical rent day arrives for struggling landlords and retailers

Critical rent day arrives for struggling landlords and retailers

Critical rent day arrives for struggling landlords and retailers

Boots and Primark are among the chains which stopped paying rents after coronavirus forced stores to close.

Emergency services continue search for missing man in river

Emergency services continue search for missing man in river

Emergency services continue search for missing man in river

The man is thought to have gotten into difficulty in the Thames in Cookham, Berkshire.

One in five young drivers forced off road as pandemic hits finances – poll

One in five young drivers forced off road as pandemic hits finances – poll

One in five young drivers forced off road as pandemic hits finances – poll

It comes as the Government urges people to avoid public transport if possible and it has listed driving as an alternative mode of travel.

Girl hurt and bomb squad called in after ‘explosive devices’ found outside home

Girl hurt and bomb squad called in after ‘explosive devices’ found outside home

Girl hurt and bomb squad called in after ‘explosive devices’ found outside home

The incident occurred in Tipton, the West Midlands, just after midnight on Wednesday.

Thousands of airport ground handling jobs set to be cut because of coronavirus

Thousands of airport ground handling jobs set to be cut because of coronavirus

Thousands of airport ground handling jobs set to be cut because of coronavirus

Half of Swissport’s UK workforce could be axed, including baggage handlers and check-in staff.

What can you expect when pubs, bars and restaurants reopen?

What can you expect when pubs, bars and restaurants reopen?

What can you expect when pubs, bars and restaurants reopen?

Live music and performances are out but guestbooks for all visitors – to contact customers in case of a new outbreak – are in.

Premier Foods sales accelerate as Britons ‘get cooking again’

Premier Foods sales accelerate as Britons ‘get cooking again’

Premier Foods sales accelerate as Britons ‘get cooking again’

Shares in the food group jumped on Wednesday morning after it told investors that sales have surged since the outbreak of coronavirus.

Simple saltwater solution ‘could help reduce early coronavirus symptoms’

Simple saltwater solution ‘could help reduce early coronavirus symptoms’

Simple saltwater solution ‘could help reduce early coronavirus symptoms’

An intervention that helps people have fewer coughs and less congestion could now benefit those experiencing Covid-19, scientists claim.

Quiet music and ordering apps: Pubs in the time of corona

Quiet music and ordering apps: Pubs in the time of corona

Quiet music and ordering apps: Pubs in the time of corona

Pubs and restaurants will be allowed to let customers in from July 4.

Housing Secretary commits to release ‘all relevant information’ on Westferry

Housing Secretary commits to release ‘all relevant information’ on Westferry

Housing Secretary commits to release ‘all relevant information’ on Westferry

Robert Jenrick has faced accusations of ‘cash for favours’ over the project.

UK population reaches 66.8m, with slowest growth rate for 15 years

UK population reaches 66.8m, with slowest growth rate for 15 years

UK population reaches 66.8m, with slowest growth rate for 15 years

ONS figures estimate by mid-2019 there were 66,796,807 people living in the UK.

Ben & Jerry’s latest company to pull advertising from Facebook over racism

Ben & Jerry’s latest company to pull advertising from Facebook over racism

Ben & Jerry’s latest company to pull advertising from Facebook over racism

The ice cream maker, owned by Unilever, said it would ‘pause’ paid advertising in the US after similar moves by The North Face, Patagonia and REI.

Couple who opened new pub during lockdown prepare to welcome first customers

Couple who opened new pub during lockdown prepare to welcome first customers

Couple who opened new pub during lockdown prepare to welcome first customers

Mark and Cheryl Bates had been planning their new pub – the Three B’s in Bridlington – for two years before coronavirus struck.

Khan sets out plans for Greater London Authority to leave City Hall to save cash

Khan sets out plans for Greater London Authority to leave City Hall to save cash

Khan sets out plans for Greater London Authority to leave City Hall to save cash

London’s mayor said the Norman Foster-designed HQ cost more than £11 million a year in rent and charges.

What are the new rules for hair salons across England?

What are the new rules for hair salons across England?

What are the new rules for hair salons across England?

Hairdressers will need to wear protective visors at all times, but clients are not required to wear a face covering unless they wish to do so.

London City Airport’s most popular route to reopen on July 13

London City Airport’s most popular route to reopen on July 13

London City Airport’s most popular route to reopen on July 13

Dutch airline KLM will operate flights between the London airport and Amsterdam.

Scientists propose lifting lockdown for whole city to trial mass testing

Scientists propose lifting lockdown for whole city to trial mass testing

Scientists propose lifting lockdown for whole city to trial mass testing

Researchers say a study is needed to see if regular testing, strict household quarantine, contact tracing and mobile apps could end Covid-19.

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