Hot Off The Wires - 6th April 2021
Everyone in England should be tested twice a week for coronavirus so that “we can get back to seeing the people we love”, Boris Johnson will say today.
The UK is in a global race to secure the rare-earth elements that are crucial for fighter jets, wind turbines and electric cars amid fears that China could weaponise its monopoly of them.
Private companies will be invited this summer to fund, finance and build a new £1.6bn railway between London’s Heathrow airport and the south of the capital.
Retailers and restaurants were left with the hope of resurrection over the Easter weekend as high street footfall more than doubled compared to last year’s lockdown days before a broader unlocking of the economy.
A surge in internet betting during the coronavirus pandemic was followed by a rise in the number of gamblers trying to block themselves from using online casinos and bookmakers, it has emerged.
Supper, the high-end food delivery business, is seeking to raise £5m in a private equity-backed funding round, just days after delivery app Deliveroo lost billions in market value.
Are more sweets sold on Easter, Christmas, Valentine's Day, or Halloween?