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.
How many flowers does a honey bee need to visit in order to gather enough nectar to produce 500g of honey?