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Coronavirus: 'I may lose it all, but there’s no help for me'

Layla Barnes is one of thousands of small business owners who are getting no government support in the pandemic.

HSBC and StanChart back China security laws for HK

The UK-based banks have both come out in support of China's controversial national security laws.

Coronavirus: Ex-chancellors warn of severe unemployment ahead

George Osborne, Alistair Darling and Philip Hammond were quizzed by MPs on the economic hit of coronavirus.

US bars passenger flights from China

It comes after Beijing refused requests by US airlines to resume flights to China.

Rolls-Royce confirms 3,000 job cuts across the UK

The cuts, which will hit the Derby plant hardest, follow a collapse in demand for jet engines.

Snapchat stops promoting Donald Trump's account due to 'racial violence'

The social network says it will drop Trump from Discover over 'racial violence and injustice'.

'I’m ready to face quarantine just to get away'

As the UK's 14-day quarantine plan looms, many have decided to take a summer holiday regardless.

Social media firms fail to act on Covid-19 fake news

A study indicates that 90% of misinformation reported to Facebook and Twitter remains online.

Scots offshore wind farm blades to be made in Isle of Wight

Danish firm Vestas wins the contract to build turbines for Scotland's largest offshore wind farm.

Coronavirus: Frankie & Benny's owner to close up to 120 sites

About 3,000 jobs are at risk after one the UK's big restaurant group's warned of a coronavirus hit to profits.

Bank boss tells lenders to be ready for no-deal Brexit risk

The central bank said the advice was part of its regular weekly call with lenders.

More than half of all payments made by card even before coronavirus

Banks say the UK was "inadvertently" prepared for paying for items in lockdown as our habits had changed.

Travelodge proposes new deal to end landlord row

The company says temporary rent cuts and new investment will protect thousands of jobs.

Nissan: UK factory still under threat from no-deal Brexit

Britain's largest car plant is "unsustainable" without a trade deal, the Japanese company says.

Coronavirus: UK holidaymakers ‘welcome’ in Portugal

Portugal's foreign minister tells the BBC that an "air bridge" agreement could be in place soon.

Coronavirus: Debt letters 'make money problems worse'

Demands required by law may contribute to people with problems taking their lives, say campaigners.

Coronavirus: Adelie Foods worker says job losses 'devastating'

Lack of demand due to coronavirus forces closure of Adelie Foods at eight sites, administrators say.

Google in $5bn lawsuit for tracking in 'private' mode

The search engine giant says it is upfront about what data is collected when users browse incognito.

Zoom sees sales boom amid pandemic

The pandemic has opened up new opportunities for the video conference company.

Coronavirus: Australia set for first recession in three decades

Official figures show the economy contracted even before the full impact of the virus pandemic.

EasyJet ejected from the UK's list of top companies

The airline loses its place on the prestigious FTSE 100 as Covid-19 hits travel and tourism shares.

Coronavirus: Row over BA staff future deepens

The airline is in a tense standoff with unions over restructuring and redundancy plans.

US challenges 'unfair' tech taxes in the UK and EU

The investigation will look at plans for new digital taxes in 10 jurisdictions, including the UK.

Coronavirus: Adelie Foods to close with 2,000 jobs lost

Administrators say Adelie Foods was affected by the coronavirus lockdown and rescue talks had failed.

Coronavirus: More than a quarter of UK workers now furloughed

Some 8.7 million workers have been furloughed since April, government figures show.

Traders want shorter days, says London Stock Exchange

Most traders want shorter trading hours to improve quality of life, says London Stock Exchange.

House prices see largest monthly fall for 11 years, says Nationwide

The Nationwide says house prices fell 1.7% in May as the coronavirus crisis hit market activity.

Coronavirus: Oxfam says call ahead before donating

The charity says it will begin reopening its network of charity shops in England from 15 June.

Mastercard boss: 'Leaders must reassure staff'

Mastercard’s Ajay Banga talks to the BBC’s Sharanjit Leyl in a special edition of Talking Business Asia: Leading in Crisis.

Coronavirus: Sex workers fear for their future

Worries about coronavirus transmission spell an uncertain future for millions of sex workers globally.

How lockdown made food firm 'aim higher'

Vegan food firm boss Andy Shovel says “the lockdown has made us aim higher” with sales targets.

Coronavirus: What's it like to be laid off over Zoom?

Being made redundant is rarely pleasant, but is it worse finding out via a video call?

Carly Fiorina's journey from secretary to CEO

The US entrepreneur started her business career answering the phone, and went on to lead Hewlett-Packard.

Coronavirus: When will shops open and what will the rules be?

Non-essential shops can reopen in England in June, but will I be able to buy a book or have a haircut?

Coronavirus: How safe is it to get on a plane?

Many airlines are planning to resume flying, but they first need to reduce the risks of Covid-19.

My Money: 'Our alternative quarantine holiday'

Alyssa Hulme from Utah in the US takes us through her weekly spending during the coronavirus pandemic.

Remote working: How cities might change if we worked from home more

Our homes, transport and city-centre spaces would change if we worked from home for good.

The little lights now packing a deadly punch

LEDs already light our houses but developments are making them even more powerful.

Coronavirus: How the advertising industry is changing

A large decline in advertising expenditure is hurting the sector, plus TV channels and newspapers.

'Investors are holding on to their cash'

How a fast-growing baby food firm saw investors pull out because of the Covid-19 crisis.

Coronavirus: What are my rights as a non-essential shop worker?

Some shops will reopen from June, but what needs to be in place to keep staff safe?

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