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Virus crisis expected to 'level down' UK economy (Sun, 05 Jul 2020 23:01:07 GMT)
The South East will be badly hit initially, but other areas will face a painful recovery, says a report.

Coronavirus lockdown: People rush to town centres as pubs reopen (Sun, 05 Jul 2020 14:59:17 GMT)
Footfall to English High Streets rose 19.7% on Saturday as people headed to pubs and hairdressers.

UK hospitality industry calls for 'urgent' support (Sun, 05 Jul 2020 23:01:21 GMT)
The hospitality sector has warned that half of firms will not break even this year without help.

Traineeships to triple as unemployment fears mount (Sun, 05 Jul 2020 21:30:56 GMT)
The government pledges £111m for schemes in England to get young people into work.

Coronavirus: Ministers pledge to double staff in job centres (Sun, 05 Jul 2020 10:59:33 GMT)
The chancellor is expected to announce plans to recruit 13,500 extra staff at job centres.

Coronavirus: Pubs and hairdressers reopen as England's lockdown eases (Sat, 04 Jul 2020 17:45:17 GMT)
Midnight haircuts as coronavirus restrictions ease - but people are urged to be "tremendously cautious".

Tesco demands supplier price cuts in discount battle (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 21:42:11 GMT)
Britain’s biggest supermarket has reportedly given suppliers until 10 July to agree price cuts.

'We cannot in good conscience open the pub' (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 21:35:03 GMT)
Pubs in England are allowed to reopen from Saturday, but some venues are keeping their doors shut.

Dad horrified at £4,642 gaming app bill (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 21:35:08 GMT)
A father who paid £4.99 for his daughter to use a smartphone app was shocked to find a £4,642 bill.

Coronavirus: UK government's quarantine-free list 'absurd' (Sat, 04 Jul 2020 09:32:45 GMT)
Portuguese leaders say the country's exclusion from a list drawn up by the UK government is "absurd".

Coronavirus: Air France set to cut more than 7,500 jobs (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 20:39:18 GMT)
Air France-KLM plans thousands of job cuts at its French arm as the air industry reels from the pandemic.

Washington Redskins agree review of controversial team name (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 16:05:35 GMT)
The review follows a fresh wave of calls to scrap a team name long-criticised as racist.

Coronavirus: 'Refunds unlikely' if travellers have to self-isolate (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 08:49:42 GMT)
Travel insurance is unlikely to cover those who have to cancel a holiday because they have Covid symptoms.

Supermarkets snub coconut goods picked by monkeys (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 15:16:53 GMT)
Monkeys are treated like "picking machines" to harvest 1,000 coconuts a day, an animal rights group says.

Flexible rail tickets urged as workers stop daily commute (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:13:47 GMT)
Fares should be reformed to reflect recent changes to commuting habits, an independent watchdog says.

Freeze on car loan and pawn payments set to be extended (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 09:07:39 GMT)
The regulator wants to give people struggling with high-cost credit or car finance more time to pay.

Working from home: 'I'm a bit brainier than he thought I was' (Sun, 05 Jul 2020 23:01:40 GMT)
What we've learned from watching our other halves work from home during the coronavirus lockdown.

Coronavirus: Is this the end of office working in Wales? (Sat, 04 Jul 2020 23:30:10 GMT)
Many big businesses are encouraging staff to carry on working from home, even after lockdown.

Coronavirus: Yo! Sushi adapts conveyor belt system (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 21:41:19 GMT)
As Yo! Sushi prepares to reopen some restaurants in England, it has had to adapt its conveyor belt system.

Finding the 'invisible' millions who are not on maps (Thu, 02 Jul 2020 23:11:46 GMT)
How open map data is filling in the world's missing maps and helping trace the spread of disease.

The fashion labels whose clothes are made by prisoners (Wed, 01 Jul 2020 23:06:06 GMT)
A number of clothing firms are now getting their garments made behind bars.

Coronavirus: How 'immunity passports' could create an antibody elite (Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:32:31 GMT)
Covid-19 antibody testing may have the unintended consequence of creating an antibody elite.

Coronavirus: Singapore hotels prepare for different summer season (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 14:12:06 GMT)
Staff in Singapore’s hotels are preparing for a very different kind of summer season.

BBC Entertainment & Arts News

Coronavirus: Arts venues welcome £1.57bn government support (Sun, 05 Jul 2020 22:31:11 GMT)
The money will help protect the UK's theatres, music venues, independent cinemas and heritage sites.

Kanye West again says he will run for president (Sun, 05 Jul 2020 10:29:55 GMT)
The US rapper claims that he has entered the 2020 race but it is unclear if he has actually registered.

Earl Cameron: British film and TV star actor dies aged 102 (Sat, 04 Jul 2020 18:13:22 GMT)
Earl Cameron, who died aged 102, was one of the first black actors to star on screen in 1951.

Vogue Portugal defends controversial mental health cover (Sun, 05 Jul 2020 07:59:25 GMT)
The magazine says it was trying to raise awareness after it was accused of using dystopian imagery.

How Jarvis Cocker made an isolation anthem by accident (Sat, 04 Jul 2020 04:52:14 GMT)
The former Pulp man on his "alive album", domestic discos, and embracing crowd surfing in his 50s.

David Starkey resigns from university role over slavery comments (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 12:08:10 GMT)
Cambridge University accepts David Starkey's resignation, saying: "We do not tolerate racism."

Closed theatres wrapped in pink ribbon messages of support (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 16:45:16 GMT)
Buildings across the country have been decorated with pink ribbons, as venues remain shut.

BBC Proms 2020: Line-up will be 'flexible' to adapt to the pandemic (Thu, 02 Jul 2020 23:45:25 GMT)
Organisers are creating multiple programmes for each show, as uncertainty over live music continues.

JK Rowling: Harry Potter fan sites reject author's trans comments (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 11:49:15 GMT)
The sites take issue with her views on "marginalised" people and say they will not use her photo.

Coronavirus: Coventry City of Culture pushed back to May (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:28:35 GMT)
The move will "allow a fuller programme of public events", the organisation team says.

Dream Wife: 'We need to practise what we preach' (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:32:40 GMT)
The punk-pop band on working with an all-female team and why they question the need for validation.

Theatre Royal Plymouth: 'I don't know what I'd be doing without it' (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:25:48 GMT)
Playwright Laura Horton shares dozens of personal stories with the government to help at-risk theatre.

Pop Smoke has 'left us something special' with debut album (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 11:42:27 GMT)
Radio 1 Newsbeat hears from fans of the rapper as his posthumous album is released.

Exclusive: McFly sign first record deal for 10 years (Thu, 02 Jul 2020 09:57:38 GMT)
The pop group have already finished their seventh studio album, which will be released this year.

Margot Robbie and the fantabulous female pirates (Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:55:38 GMT)
With talk of a Pirates of the Caribbean reboot, we track down some real-life female buccaneers.

Ms Marvel: Trailblazing Muslim superhero goes gaming (Wed, 01 Jul 2020 23:03:45 GMT)
Marvel's first Islamic superhero will play a leading role in the forthcoming Avengers video game.

Coronavirus: 'Very different' reopening of National Gallery (Sun, 05 Jul 2020 23:05:59 GMT)
The National Gallery is reopening on 8 July after being closed for more than 100 days because of coronavirus.

Driving into the art of Vincent Van Gogh (Fri, 03 Jul 2020 23:12:17 GMT)
Toronto's immersive exhibition allows audiences to experience art from the comfort of their car.

Turkish TV: Dramas become a global streaming success (Sat, 04 Jul 2020 23:12:01 GMT)
Online streaming is one of the few industries to enjoy a boom out of lockdown restrictions, and Turkish TV dramas have found great success, reaching audiences all over the world.

How to Build a Girl: Beanie Feldstein's Wolverhampton accent lessons (Sat, 04 Jul 2020 00:53:05 GMT)
Actress Beanie Feldstein came to Wolverhampton to prepare for a role in the film How To Build A Girl.

999 Cenotaph: Planned Emergency Services Memorial updated to include PPE (Wed, 01 Jul 2020 23:12:00 GMT)
The six-figure sculpture to celebrate emergency services is planned for central London in 2023.

Gurinder Chadha turns lockdown into family film (Tue, 30 Jun 2020 23:01:19 GMT)
The Bend It Like Beckham director turned the camera on herself and her family for a Netflix film.

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