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DW Sports chain collapse threatens 1,700 jobs

The firm, founded by former Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan, ran 73 gyms and 75 stores across the UK

'Eat out to help out will definitely affect the weekend'

"Eat out to help out" is too complicated and will not mean more customers, says one businessman.

Coronavirus: HSBC to speed up 35,000 job cuts as profits slump

Europe's biggest bank says it may cost up to $13bn to cover bad loans linked to the coronavirus.

Coronavirus holiday claims push Hiscox into a loss

The insurer says cancelled travel and events means it has set aside $232m to cover claims.

Microsoft and TikTok talks continue after Trump call

The firm said it has talked with President Trump about buying the Chinese app's US business.

Adverts for large polluting cars 'should be banned'

A new campaign says the government should ban adverts for large cars like sports utility vehicles.

Five surprising facts about inequality in the UK

Although the gap in wages is narrowing, inequalities in wealth across the UK are rising, a report suggests.

Nasa SpaceX crew return: Dragon capsule splashes down

The SpaceX capsule touches down off Florida, in the first crewed US water landing in 45 years.

Coronavirus: How the travel downturn is sending jet planes to 'boneyards'

Amid the pandemic, commercial air fleets are grounded in some of the world's most remote locations.

Can summer survive America's coronavirus spike?

Visitors have returned to US vacation spots like Cape Cod, but the virus casts a shadow.

TikTok: Pompeo says Trump to crack down on Chinese software in coming days

The US state secretary says Chinese-owned software poses a "broad array" of security risks.

New homes to get 'automatic' permission in England planning shake-up

The housing secretary says a "permission in principle" will speed-up building and create jobs.

Job hunting: 'I apply everywhere - few firms reply'

The pandemic has created a desperate hunt for jobs in an increasingly competitive market.

Coronavirus: Businesses begin to pay towards furlough scheme

It comes as some firms in England face furloughing staff again after lockdown easing plans were paused.

BA staff and plane fanatics hunt for 747 souvenirs

The retirement of British Airways' fleet of 747s has triggered a bout of nostalgia from its fans.

News Corp: Rupert Murdoch's son James quits company

He resigns from the company's board, citing "disagreements over editorial content".

Twitter hack: Bognor Regis man one of three charged

A UK man and two people in Florida have been charged over the hijacking of US Twitter accounts.

My Money: 'My daughter's therapy costs £5,490 each month'

Matt Hitchcock from Singapore takes us through his week during the coronavirus pandemic.

How basketball could revive African economies

NBA Africa is looking to launch the African Basketball League in order to boost the economy.

What you need to become an internet streaming star

Broadcasting on services like Twitch is becoming increasingly popular - and more professional.

Coronavirus: Why some people want to keep working from home

Office workers in England can soon go back to their desks - but many want to keep working remotely.

The sweet smell of success: How Bulgaria took the lead in lavender

Lavender is used for cosmetics, fragrances and even, with the help of bees, to make honey.

How to ace a video interview

A job coach offers eight tips for performing your best during a video interview.

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