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Coronavirus: Chancellor announces aid for charities

Rishi Sunak unveils a £750m package to keep charities afloat during the coronavirus pandemic. read full story here at BBC ...
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Coronavirus: Wills ‘being signed on car bonnets’ amid lockdown

Solicitors see a “massive rise” in demand but the need for two witnesses creates practical difficulties. read full story here ...
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GM Will Build 30,000 Ventilators For U.S. Government

The ventilators will be delivered to the national stockpile by August. The contract, worth nearly $500 million, is the first ...
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Pelosi And Schumer Push To Double Size Of ‘Interim Emergency’ Relief Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants another $250 billion for small businesses. Democrats want that, plus $250 billion for hospitals ...
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Zoom CEO Tells NPR He Never Thought ‘Seriously’ About Online Harassment Until Now

Eric Yuan says he is willing to make his video-conferencing software harder to use, if that means it will be ...
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Tesla cuts staff pay as coronavirus halts production

Non-essential workers will be placed on furlough without pay and executives will take a 30% pay cut. read full story ...
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Coronavirus: ‘Drop in global trade to be worse than 2008 crisis’

The World Trade Organization (WTO) predicts a contraction of between 13% and 32% this year. read full story here at ...
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Coronavirus: Insurance companies pause dividend payments

Insurers have followed regulatory advice to scrap dividends during the coronavirus crisis read full story here at BBC News ...
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Party On, Online: Virtual Beer Pong Becomes An Emotional Lifeline For Workers

The virtual happy hour has taken on huge importance at a time when life is otherwise in lockdown. Workers are ...
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Borders Didn’t Stop The Pandemic. But They Might Block The Trade Of Medical Goods

More countries are imposing export restrictions on essential medical materials, to try to keep domestically produced goods — like masks, ...
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Women Are Losing More Jobs In Coronavirus Shutdowns

Millions of jobs have been lost as businesses keep their doors closed to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Working ...
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Coronavirus: Tesco tells people to visit stores to get food

The supermarket says there is ‘simply not enough capacity’ to supply everyone with online shopping. read full story here at ...
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Investors warned not to rush into travel and leisure stocks

Cinema chain Cineworld’s share price has rocketed almost 50% while cruise ship operator Carnival rose 22%. read full story here ...
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What Happened Today: Racial Disparities In COVID-19 Deaths, Economic Relief Details

NPR science and economics correspondents answer questions about the federal government’s efforts to confront the virus. Read full story at ...
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Job Retention Scheme may cost three times initial estimate

The UK’s Job Retention Scheme may cost £30-40bn over three months, according new analysis read full story here at BBC ...
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Twine aims to end social isolation with its video chat app for deep conversations

A new startup called twine wants to help people feel less isolated and alone. Though the project has been in the works for around six ...
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France is officially working on ‘Stop Covid’ contact-tracing app

France’s health minister Olivier Véran and digital minister Cédric O have officially announced that the French government is working on a smartphone app to slow ...
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Daily Crunch: Jack Dorsey announces $1B relief fund

The CEO of Twitter and Square makes a major commitment to COVID-19 relief, Tesla shuts down its U.S. factories until May and PlayStation unveils its ...
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