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The United Nations just said that coronavirus could wipe out the equivalent of 195 million jobs worldwide

The United Nations just said that coronavirus could wipe out the equivalent of 195 million jobs worldwide

7 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

A United Nations agency released a report on Tuesday forecasting a 7% drop in global working hours in the second quarter. A drop so severe represents roughly 195 million...
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Honda, Nissan to lay off 10,000 workers each as coronavirus hits economy - Roadshow

42 minutes ago   |   CNET

The layoffs come as the COVID-19 pandemic presses pause on car sales worldwide.
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The Trump administration is trying to shove a bunch of worthless tax cuts for rich people into the next coronavirus aid bill

The Trump administration is trying to shove a bunch of worthless tax cuts for rich people into the next coronavirus aid bill

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The White House wants a phase four coronavirus aid bill that includes a bunch of handouts for the wealthy - like a cuts to capital gains and payroll taxes - according to the...
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How the lockdown is being lifted across Europe

How the lockdown is being lifted across Europe

1 hour ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

Governments in Europe are starting to think about their exit strategies As the coronavirus outbreak shows signs of peaking in Europe, many countries are planning on easing...
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Support local and help save businesses under threat, says Scotland Food and Drink chief

Support local and help save businesses under threat, says Scotland Food and Drink chief

1 hour ago   |   Press and Journal

“The start of the year seems like a whole different world and a long, long time ago.” Along with the rest of us, James Withers, chief executive of Scotland Food and Drink, can...
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Coronavirus-related layoffs hit health tech startups

2 hours ago   |   STAT

With the economy in freefall amid the coronavirus pandemic, some health tech startups have started to furlough and lay off workers. The cuts underscore that not even digital...
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Here's why millions of Americans are struggling to file for unemployment benefits at a time when they've never been more generous

Here's why millions of Americans are struggling to file for unemployment benefits at a time when they've never been more generous

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

State unemployment systems are overwhelmed across the US due to a massive surge of laid-off workers filing for benefits. Budget cuts, poor staffing, and old technology are key...
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Netherlands open to easy EU loans for health care, not the economy

3 hours ago   |   Politico

Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra said Tuesday the Dutch government supports easy loans from a European fund for governments to cover short-term medical costs but not...
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Dow jumps 800 points as investors see signs of coronavirus outbreak slowing

Dow jumps 800 points as investors see signs of coronavirus outbreak slowing

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

US stocks rose Tuesday, continuing Monday's rally, as investors were encouraged by signs that the coronavirus pandemic is slowing in major economies. New COVID-19 cases appear...
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How to support the creative community amid COVID-19

How to support the creative community amid COVID-19

3 hours ago   |   Dazed

As the coronavirus continues to spread across the world, social distancing measures have forced the closure of cultural institutions and cancellations of events globally. While...
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Kayleigh McEnany will replace Stephanie Grisham as White House press secretary

Kayleigh McEnany will replace Stephanie Grisham as White House press secretary

Kayleigh McEnany, a spokesperson for President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign, is replacing Stephanie Grisham as the White House press secretary, The New York Times... Read more ...

Queen sends heartfelt message to Carrie Symonds as Boris Johnson fights...

Queen sends heartfelt message to Carrie Symonds as Boris Johnson fights coronavirus

THE QUEEN has sent a personal message to Carrie Symonds while her fiancé Boris Johnson continues to fight coronavirus in intensive care. Read more ...

'Get Gordon Brown back!' Piers Morgan calls on Dominic Raab to ask former...

'Get Gordon Brown back!' Piers Morgan calls on Dominic Raab to ask former PMs to step in

PIERS MORGAN urged Dominic Raab to ask former UK prime ministers to help in the fight against the coronavirus crisis now that Boris Johnson is in intensive care fighting the... Read more ...

UK death toll rises by 854 as coronavirus claims more than 6,000 lives

UK death toll rises by 854 as coronavirus claims more than 6,000 lives

NHS workers are tested for Coronavirus at a drive through testing site in Wolverhampton Another 854 people have died after contracting coronavirus , taking the UK death count... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson breathing without a ventilator in intensive care...

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson breathing without a ventilator in intensive care, Number 10 says

Boris Johnson is breathing without a ventilator and has not been diagnosed with pneumonia, Downing Street has said. Read more ...

Peter Andre says he can still sleep next to doctor wife Emily as their bed...

Peter Andre says he can still sleep next to doctor wife Emily as their bed is 'two metres wide'

The singer, 47, revealed that he and the NHS worker, 30, are trying to practice social distancing at home, which is two metres - the Government recommended space people should... Read more ...

FA chairman Greg Clarke warns clubs and leagues could be lost due to...

FA chairman Greg Clarke warns clubs and leagues could be lost due to coronavirus pandemic financial pain

FA chairman Greg Clarke says football players, club owners and fans must all share the financial pain of coronavirus and warns that clubs and leagues could be lost. Read more ...

Michael Gove Self-Isolating After Family Member Experiences Coronavirus Symptoms

Michael Gove Self-Isolating After Family Member Experiences Coronavirus Symptoms

Michael Gove is in self-isolation at home after a member of his family experienced coronavirus symptoms. The Cabinet Office minister, one of the most senior figures in... Read more ...

Boris Johnson still in intensive care but 'stable'

Boris Johnson still in intensive care but 'stable'

The update on the Prime Minister's condition was issued as another cabinet Minister, Michael Gove, began self-isolating at home. Read more ...

Spurs duo Sanchez and Sessegnon run side-by-side together in breach of lockdown

Spurs duo Sanchez and Sessegnon run side-by-side together in breach of lockdown

A video emerged on Tuesday in which the two defenders appeared to be jogging together in north London, despite the country being on lockdown during the coronavirus crisis Read more ...