Hot Off The Wires - 23rd March 2021
Deliveroo is facing investigations in Europe over the legal status of its riders, potentially casting a shadow over its £9bn listing in London.
Exports of food and drink from Britain to the European Union fell by 75.5% in January, figures show.
Transport for London and the government have agreed emergency funding worth about £500m to support the capital’s Covid-hit tube, train, bus and tram network until after May elections.
Shares in airlines and travel firms slumped after another Government minister warned Britons against booking summer holidays; British Airways-owner IAG, Jet2, Easyjet and Carnival saw their shares tumble between 2% and 7%.
American fried chicken chain Popeyes is planning to open 350 restaurants in the UK over the next decade as part of a European expansion plan.
A year of Covid-19 lockdowns has cost the UK economy £251bn, according to a report published on Monday by the Centre for Economics and Business Research.
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