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Diane Dodds refuses to give date for reopening of NI hotels, B&Bs and caravan sites

Diane Dodds refuses to give date for reopening of NI hotels, B&Bs and caravan sites

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Economy Minister Diane Dodds would not reveal if hotels, caravan sites and B&Bs will be given a definitive date to reopen when the Executive announces an update next week.
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AUD/USD retreats from 0.6680 as the markets await Trump's conference on China

1 hour ago   |   FXCM

AUD/USD fails again at 0.6680 resistance area and retreats to 0.6620. Australian dollar loses ground with the market awaiting Trump's conference on China. FX analysts at Credit...
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Young Scots' career prospects could be damaged by economic fall-out of pandemic

Young Scots' career prospects could be damaged by economic fall-out of pandemic

2 hours ago   |   Daily Record

Economy secretary Fiona Hyslop said it was the responsibility of both government and companies to ensure young Scots got the training they needed to prosper in the...
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Enterprise became America's largest car rental by hiring 'amiable jocks' straight out of college, and it might help it survive the car rental apocalypse

Enterprise became America's largest car rental by hiring 'amiable jocks' straight out of college, and it might help it survive the car rental apocalypse

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Hertz filed for bankruptcy on May 22, claiming $19 billion in debt. Hertz's problems began when Enterprise began eating up its market share in the 1980s. An unusual hiring...
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What brands risk with unethical COVID behaviour

What brands risk with unethical COVID behaviour

3 hours ago   |   Raconteur

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, both people and businesses are suffering. To address this suffering, as well as stabilise the economy, the UK has passed several pieces...
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US consumer spending plunged the most ever last month as savings spiked to a record high

US consumer spending plunged the most ever last month as savings spiked to a record high

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

US consumer spending slumped 13.6% in March, the largest drop on record, the Commerce Department reported Friday. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg expected a 12.8% decline. At...
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Acclaimed Malaysian Restaurant Owner Reopens Nasi Economy Rice as a Deli

Acclaimed Malaysian Restaurant Owner Reopens Nasi Economy Rice as a Deli

3 hours ago   |   Eater London

Nasi Economy Rice/Facebook Mandy Yin, one of the most vocal proponents of long-term government support for restaurants, is finding her own solutions in the short-term...
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Air Canada is using its business class-only private jets on some routes to make social distancing in the sky easier - take a look at the unique plane

Air Canada is using its business class-only private jets on some routes to make social distancing in the sky easier - take a look at the unique plane

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Air Canada is deploying its premium-only configured Airbus A319s that typically fly sports charters onto domestic routes this summer. Select flights on the Toronto-Ottawa and...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Here's what you need to know before the markets open. 1. The coronavirus pandemic is messing with how economic data is produced, and making it hard to work out how badly it's...
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The coronavirus pandemic is messing with how economic data is produced, and making it hard to work out how badly it's hitting the global economy, the IMF says

The coronavirus pandemic is messing with how economic data is produced, and making it hard to work out how badly it's hitting the global economy, the IMF says

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The coronavirus is skewing economic data and making it hard to collect, which is in turn making it difficult to understand the full scale of the virus' impact on the world...
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Kylie Jenner stripped of billionaire status as Forbes makes major U-turn amid claims of ‘web of lies' over cosmetics brand

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Obama releases statement on George Floyd: 'For millions of Americans, being treated differently on account of race is tragically, painfully, maddeningly 'normal''

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The coronavirus pandemic is messing with how economic data is produced, and making it hard to work out how badly it's hitting the global economy, the IMF says

The coronavirus is skewing economic data and making it hard to collect, which is in turn making it difficult to understand the full scale of the virus' impact on the world... Read more ...

Starling Bank boosts its support for small and medium-sized businesses

Starling Bank boosts its support for small and medium-sized businesses

Starling, the UK digital bank , is set to expand further having raised £40 million, in a fresh round of fund raising that will help deliver increased support for small and... Read more ...

Virgin Media high street stores won't reopen after lockdown

Virgin Media high street stores won't reopen after lockdown

Virgin Media will not reopen its retail stores once lockdown measures are revoked, permanently shuttering 53 outlets across the UK. The company said the difficult decision had... Read more ...

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Highland and Moray councils chart phase 1 routes out of lockdown

Highland and Moray councils chart phase 1 routes out of lockdown

Councils in the north are entering Phase 1 of lockdown easing with the message that it won't be business as usual for some time yet, but preparations are under way for a return... Read more ...

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LIVE UPDATES: Protests escalate over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Denver, New York

George Floyd, a black man, died on Monday after an officer knelt on Floyd's neck for several minutes, as Floyd said he couldn't breathe. He became unresponsive four minutes... Read more ...