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Hot Off The Wires - 9th April 2021


  • Rishi Sunak told David Cameron he had “pushed” Treasury officials to help the finance firm Greensill participate in a multimillion-pound Covid-19 support scheme, text messages reveal.

  • Britain’s construction sector has had its sharpest pick-up in activity since 2014 amid signs that the domestic economy is recovering more quickly, new figures have shown.

  • Debenhams will hold closing-down sales at almost 100 stores from Monday to dispose of remaining stock before they permanently close on 15 May.

  • Rolls-Royce Motor Cars delivered its highest ever first quarter sales figures in its 116-year history this year; the luxury car maker delivered 1,380 cars to customers in the first quarter.

  • Production of Apple’s MacBooks and iPads has been postponed because of the global shortage of semiconductors, according to a Japanese newspaper.

  • Hopes are rising for foreign holidays to be permitted from May, with the public given a “watchlist” of countries whose quarantine status is at risk of changing to help with planning and to avoid the chaos of last summer.



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