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Lockdown announcement comes amid claims of fierce arguments behind the scenes over economic impact

Lockdown announcement comes amid claims of fierce arguments behind the scenes over economic impact

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

New lockdown announcement came amid reports of fierce arguments behind the scenes as Ministers and senior Tory MPs warned of the lasting damage on an already weakened economy.
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Upbeat message from adverts king Sir Martin Sorrell

Upbeat message from adverts king Sir Martin Sorrell

3 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Sorrell acknowledges that, with a national lockdown looming, there's a grim winter ahead for the economy. He forecasts that industries such as technology and healthcare will...
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Hedge fund tycoon wants bank bosses to defend dividends

Hedge fund tycoon wants bank bosses to defend dividends

3 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The Bank of England told banks to ditch dividends to shore up capital buffers as the economy came under pressure from Covid. It is expected to decide next month on whether...
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New virus lockdown could cost economy £8bn every 2 weeks and 'obliterate' jobs

New virus lockdown could cost economy £8bn every 2 weeks and 'obliterate' jobs

4 hours ago   |   The Mirror

The double whammy of new restrictions and the end of the furlough scheme could force one in four pubs into closure, it's claimed
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Expert reaction to preprint by an economist looking at Eat Out to Help Out scheme and COVID-19 spread

4 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

A preprint, an unpublished non-peer reviewed paper, by an economist at the University of Warwick looks at the Eat Out to Help Out scheme and COVID-19 spread. Dr Simon Clarke...
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The UK privacy watchdog's ruling against Experian is a warning to data brokers that hoover up personal details

The UK privacy watchdog's ruling against Experian is a warning to data brokers that hoover up personal details

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Credit agency Experian got slapped on Tuesday with an enforcement notice from the UK's data watchdog, the Information Commissioner's Office. The notice...
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Georgians cast their ballots in election for more diverse parliament

12 hours ago   |   The Independent

Georgians accuse government of mishandling economy, weak foreign policy and brutal suppression of protests
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The $600 federal unemployment benefit expired 3 months ago. But millions of Americans will lose all of their jobless aid by year-end if Congress doesn't step in

The $600 federal unemployment benefit expired 3 months ago. But millions of Americans will lose all of their jobless aid by year-end if Congress doesn't step in

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Three months ago, the $600 federal unemployment benefit enacted through the CARES Act in March expired for millions of Americans. The measure helped buoy...
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'Obamacare' sign-ups begin as millions more are uninsured

12 hours ago   |   The Independent

Starting Sunday, millions of Americans who have lost health insurance in an economy shaken by the coronavirus can sign up for taxpayer-subsidized coverage
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The US economy will be stronger than many think in the 4th quarter because COVID-19 is less lethal than before, says Wall Street chief strategist

The US economy will be stronger than many think in the 4th quarter because COVID-19 is less lethal than before, says Wall Street chief strategist

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Experts worried that soaring COVID-19 case counts will drag on US economic growth are glossing over the pandemic's all-important lethality rate...
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Trump Rallies Led To '30,000 Coronavirus Cases And 700 Deaths'

Trump Rallies Led To '30,000 Coronavirus Cases And 700 Deaths'

A series of rallies held by President Donald Trump over three months this summer functioned as Covid-19 superspreader events, leading to thousands more cases and hundreds more... Read more ...

Judge: Trump Admin‘s TikTok ban would cause “irreparable harm” to creators

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Enlarge / Visitors visit the booth of Douyin at the 2019 smart expo in Hangzhou, China, Oct. 18, 2019. (credit: Costfoto | Barcroft Media | Getty Images ) A federal judge in... Read more ...

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Summary List Placement While investors balked at Apple's worse-than-expected quarterly iPhone sales, analysts are looking past the September quarter and largely optimistic... Read more ...

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Summary List Placement Alphabet's 3rd-quarter earnings report easily cruised by analyst estimates as a recovery in digital advertising materialized following a week second... Read more ...

Apple, Amazon, and Facebook shares tumble, Alphabet surges as investors...

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Summary List Placement Apple, Amazon, and Facebook shares slumped in pre-market trading on Friday as investors expressed their dissatisfaction with the trio's earnings on... Read more ...

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Verdict Norway's BeSafe has a reputation for producing high quality car seats and the latest iZi Twist B-E does not disappoint. It's pricey and can be tricky to install, but... Read more ...

Apple's new subscription service, Apple One, launches Friday, bundling...

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Summary List Placement Apple One, a subscription that bundles Apple's premium services into one package, will launch Friday, the company's CEO Tim Cook announced... Read more ...

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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Summary List Placement Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Here's what you need to know before markets... Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Revellers in Newcastle and Soho mark Halloween

Coronavirus UK: Revellers in Newcastle and Soho mark Halloween

Revellers packed into makeshift beer gardens in Borough Market, Soho and the Big Market in Newcastle wearing ghoulish makeup to celebrate Halloween. Read more ...

Lockdown announcement comes amid claims of fierce arguments behind the...

Lockdown announcement comes amid claims of fierce arguments behind the scenes over economic impact

New lockdown announcement came amid reports of fierce arguments behind the scenes as Ministers and senior Tory MPs warned of the lasting damage on an already weakened economy. Read more ...