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Hot Off The Wires - 17 March 2020


  • In unprecedented peacetime restrictions, normal life was put on hold in Britain for up to a year last night after Boris Johnson was told that it was the only way to save a quarter of a million lives as.

  • Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to announce a major new bail-out scheme for businesses today after Wall Street crashed last night.

  • European distilleries are joining efforts to boost the production of hand sanitisers to help fight the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Amazon plans to hire 100,000 workers in the US and raise pay in the UK, US and Europe as it deals with a surge in demand related to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Tui has scrapped package tours, cruises and hotel operations “until further notice” and was withdrawing the profit guidance issued last month.

  • In a letter to the Prime Minister, the British Beer and Pub Association said it was facing an existential crisis as a direct result of Boris Johnson’s new guidance that people should avoid visiting pubs, restaurants and bars.



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