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Covid-19: More testing sites for key workers to avoid isolation in England

16 hours 30 min ago
Police, transport, freight and fire workers will be able to join the daily contact testing scheme.
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Covid: The holiday makers having to self-isolate abroad

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 23:43
Some holidaymakers who tested positive for Covid while abroad are having to stay and self-isolate.
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Covid: New testing plan will not work, says CBI

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 15:41
The industry body criticises government plans that allow some key staff to bypass the NHS Covid app.
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Rail services face cuts as staff self-isolate

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 12:37
Operators say they may have to run fewer trains as more employees are hit by the "pingdemic".
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Firm fined £2.6m for claiming clothes prevent Covid

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 10:39
Australian activewear company Lorna Jane is branded "exploitative" and "predatory" by a judge.
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Rural vacuum for getting hold of cash

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 10:12
People living in rural areas have less chance of withdrawing or depositing cash nearby, research finds.
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People splash out on food and drink for Euro 2020

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 08:41
Retail sales rose by 0.5% as millions stocked up on food and drink to watch the football tournament.
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India food delivery giant Zomato sees stellar stock market debut

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 06:35
Shares in the Ant Group-backed company traded more than 80% higher than their initial public offering price.
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Didi shares fall on reports China is planning penalties

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 04:29
The ride-hailing giant's shares are now down by more than 25% since their New York market debut last month.
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Road planners 'can ignore climate change'

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 00:47
Government guidelines mean road planners can effectively ignore climate change, campaigners say.
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UK food workers to be exempt from Covid isolation

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 23:37
Key parts of the food industry will move to daily Covid testing, the government says, after isolating workers led to supply shortages.
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Twitter and Snap add users as restrictions ease

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 23:35
The social media companies passed analysts' expectations with their latest financial update.
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Major websites hit by global outage

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 18:03
Dozens of popular websites have been knocked offline.
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Fashion for Crocs continues to break records

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 17:45
The chunky shoe's sales nearly doubled in the three months to the end of June compared with last year.
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UK tech giant founder Mike Lynch can be extradited to US

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 15:55
Lawyers for Autonomy's founder, Mike Lynch, say he will fight the US authorities' bid to try him for fraud.
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Post Office scandal: Postmasters to get up to £100,000

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 15:38
Subpostmasters wrongly convicted of offences during an IT scandal are to receive interim compensation.
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Inflation spike temporary, says BoE deputy governor

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 15:33
The recent pick up in price rises is not expected to last, says Bank of England deputy Ben Broadbent.
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Covid: Shoppers told there is no need to panic buy

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 09:38
Iceland says empty shelves are not industry-wide but the rising 'pingdemic' threatens shop openings.
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Hackers reportedly demand $50m from Saudi Aramco over data leak

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 09:21
The world's most valuable oil producer confirmed to the BBC that company files had been leaked.
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Bitcoin climbs as Elon Musk says Tesla 'likely' to accept it again

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 03:38
The firm had said in May it would no longer accept the cryptocurrency over environmental concerns.
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