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Talks between airlines and government "ongoing"

Talks between airlines and government “ongoing”

The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) released a statement on Wednesday concerning talks between airlines and the government as the COVID-19 outbreak escalates. "Talks are...
house prices

UK average house prices grow 1.3% in January

New data on Wednesday from the Office for National Statistics revealed that house prices grew at a slower rate in January. Average house prices in Britain...

Persimmon closes offices and construction sites

Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) posted an update on Wednesday concerning the evolving COVID-19 outbreak. Shares in the British housebuilding company were up by over 3% during...
UK government

Boris Johnson: “you must stay at home”

Boris Johnson addressed the nation on Monday evening to outline new rules people must follow in order to help contain the spread of COVID-19. "All...

FTSE 100 rallies following Federal Reserve stimulus and Italian coronavirus positivity

The FTSE 100 rallied in early trade on Tuesday after the Federal Reserve unleashed a new wave of stimulus and reports of coronavirus cases...

Associated British Foods closes all Primark stores

Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) shares fell on Monday after it announced that all Primark stores will shut amid the evolving COVID-19 outbreak. Shares in...

McDonald’s to close all restaurants in UK and Ireland

McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) will close all restaurants in the UK and Ireland by 7pm this evening, the fast food company announced in a statement on...

World Health Organisation: China provides “hope for rest of world”

The leader of the World Health Organisation has said China provides "hope for rest of world" following the resumption of normal everyday activities in...
JD Wetherspoon profit climbs but COVID-19 hits current sales

JD Wetherspoon profit climbs but COVID-19 hits current sales

JD Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) shares soared on Friday after it posted a rise in profit for the half year. Shares in the pub company were...
marks and spencer

COVID-19: Marks and Spencer expects trading hit

Marks and Spencer Group plc (LON:MKS) issued a warning on Friday concerning the business impacts related to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak. Shares in the British...