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House prices see largest monthly fall for 11 years, says Nationwide
Tuesday June 02, 2020

The Nationwide says house prices fell 1.7% in May as the coronavirus crisis hit market activity.


Coronavirus: Oxfam says call ahead before donating
Tuesday June 02, 2020

The charity says it will begin reopening its network of charity shops in England from 15 June.


Can Zoom turn popularity into profit?
Tuesday June 02, 2020

The video conference company may have become ubiquitous during lockdowns but that has brought new challenges.


Coronavirus could ‘drag on US economy for a decade'
Tuesday June 02, 2020

The warning from the Congressional Budget Office comes as tens of millions of Americans are out of work.


Lockdown break-ups and job changes boost rentals
Tuesday June 02, 2020

Supply of new properties for rent is not keeping up with demand, property giant Rightmove says.


No early return for UK tourists, says Spain
Monday June 01, 2020

Spain's tourism minister says UK Covid-19 figures "have to improve" before tourists can come back.


Coronavirus: Marriott reopens all hotels in China as travel rebounds
Tuesday June 02, 2020

The hotel giant says it has seen a pick-up in business travel as the sector shows signs of recovery.


Coronavirus: Ministers 'looking at ways to relax travel quarantine rule'
Tuesday June 02, 2020

It comes after some MPs criticised the government's plan to quarantine people coming to the UK for 14 days.


Coronavirus: Customers queue for hours as Ikea reopens 19 shops
Monday June 01, 2020

Thousands have queued to get into the furniture giant's stores amid strict social distancing measures.


Asia's fishermen and farmers go digital during virus
Tuesday June 02, 2020

Farming communities in South East Asia are embracing online selling for the first time during lockdown.


Coronavirus: Restrict toilet access on flights, new rules suggest
Monday June 01, 2020

A UN agency has endorsed coronavirus flight safety recommendations for governments around the world.


Amigo Loans investigated over affordability checks
Monday June 01, 2020

The controversial sub-prime lender says the City watchdog is investigating its practices.


Primark says no 'special discounts' when shops reopen
Monday June 01, 2020

The fashion chain says it has built up almost £2bn-worth of stock, but there will be no discounts.


Coronavirus: Triumph Motorcycles to cut 400 jobs
Monday June 01, 2020

The company says 240 of those redundancies would be from its UK headquarters and operations.


Holiday firms in fresh plea over 2-week flight quarantine plans
Monday June 01, 2020

A letter to Home Secretary Priti Patel follows calls last week from MPs to reconsider the rules.