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Coronavirus: Government agrees emergency funding deal with Bank

Image copyright Getty Images The UK government is set to borrow billions of pounds from its emergency Bank of England overdraft to finance the fight...

Coronavirus: Airbnb restricts UK bookings to coronavirus keyworkers

Image copyright Reuters Home rental firm Airbnb is to temporarily restrict UK bookings to keyworkers and “essential stays” because of the coronavirus crisis.The firm said...

Virus could push half a billion people into poverty

Image copyright Getty Images The economic fallout from coronavirus could increase global poverty by up to half a billion, Oxfam has warned.Using research by the...

Oil prices rise as major producers prepare to meet

Image copyright Getty Images Oil prices have risen ahead of a meeting of major global oil producers on expectations that they will agree production cuts...

Coronavirus: Thousands apply for fruit and veg grower jobs

Image copyright PA Media Record numbers of people in the UK are looking for farming jobs, according to figures released by job search engines.Totaljobs says...

Disney Plus racks up 50m subscribers in five months

Image copyright Albert L. Ortega Image caption The Mandalorian featuring Ming-Na Wen is a Disney+ offering Disney's new video streaming service has reached more than...