Hot Off The Wires - 24 March 2020
Boris Johnson brought down the shutters on Britain on Monday night, as he announced the closure of all “non-essential shops”, told people to stay at home.
Businesses will be able to pay no rent for the next three months without forfeiting their lease in a move by government that will be a lifeline to some companies but could have huge ramifications for landlords.
Rishi Sunak is under mounting pressure to protect the livelihoods of the UK’s five million self-employed workers as many face disaster during the coronavirus lockdown.
About 7.5 million low and moderate earners in Britain have lost between 13% and 18% of their pension pots since the coronavirus crisis began.
Twitter has said it is losing money as the coronavirus pandemic sees advertisers slash budgets, despite signing up millions of new users in the last few weeks.
The traditional Peruvian dish cuy is made with what animal?