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Some 130,000 older married women may be owed £100m in state pension 23 May 6:37pm Updated Some 130,000 older married women may be owed £100m in state pension
Around 130,000 married women could be missing out on a bigger state pension, an investigation has revealed. It is feared that older married women may be owed up to £100million.
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Tchenguiz in furious row with rail bet financiers 23 May 5:32pm Tchenguiz in furious row with rail bet financiers
Robert Tchenguiz is embroiled in a vicious spat with powerful City stockbrokers after his multi-million pound bet on the transport giant FirstGroup turned sour.
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AA boss sacked for brawl sues over stress at work 23 May 5:31pm AA boss sacked for brawl sues over stress at work
Bob Mackenzie has accused the AA of failing to support him in the months leading up to his attack on a fellow executive in 2017.
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HAMISH MCRAE: Savers will pick up the tab for the coronavirus crisis 23 May 5:31pm HAMISH MCRAE: Savers will pick up the tab for the coronavirus crisis
Our national debt is going to end up well over 100 per cent of GDP, perhaps 110 per cent, conceivably more.
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GKN jobs fear as aerospace giant pays staff to quit 23 May 5:31pm GKN jobs fear as aerospace giant pays staff to quit
Plane parts manufacturer GKN has asked staff at two of its largest aerospace factories to take voluntary redundancy to limit substantial involuntary cuts that are believed to be looming.
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Despair engulfs High Street: Lockdown triggers record slump 23 May 2:29pm Despair engulfs High Street: Lockdown triggers record slump
The Office for National Statistics revealed sales slumped almost a fifth in the UK last month, wiping out 15 years of sales growth. But online sales hit record levels under lockdown.
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23 May 12:00pm Why the Treasury’s panic over debt, when borrowing costs next to nothing?
The Guardian
Even avid free-marketeers see that only state money can get growth going, but the chancellor is suddenly running scaredA consensus has emerged that the only route out of the lockdown is with government cash. From across the political divide there is support, offered reluctantly in some quarters, for the idea that only state-funded agencies will have the financial muscle and the will to put the wheels of the economy in motion once the pandemic has receded. Private-sector companies emerging from the deep freeze will need to tiptoe before they run, hence the Royal Society of Arts and Manufacturing’s proposal of an initial three-day week. Theirs must be a slow re-emergence, observing physical distancing.
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23 May 11:04am Derby was once ahead of its time, but reliance on making leaves it exposed
The Guardian
After news of 9,000 job losses at Rolls-Royce, the city is having to imagine a future beyond manufacturing Next month was supposed to bring 12 months of festivities to Derby, with a series of commemorative events celebrating three centuries of proud manufacturing history. The pandemic stalled those plans and then, last week, the city’s industrial pride was dealt another blow. Derby’s biggest private-sector employer, jet engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce, announced that a worldwide slump in air travel meant it would
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23 May 6:00am If we need childcare to reopen the UK economy, why is it so undervalued? | Christine Berry
The Guardian
The looking after of children is still seen as a private matter rather than a public good. But how does society function without it?
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23 May 6:00am Can Hawaii open up to tourists without letting in the coronavirus?
The Guardian
Halting tourism devastated the economy. Now officials hope testing can help to enable a safe reopening
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23 May 5:51am Hertz car hire company files for bankruptcy amid coronavirus pandemic
The Independent
'No business is built for zero revenue. There's only so long that companies' reserves will carry them,' says firm's former chief executive
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Could your savings rate go negative? This is Money podcast 23 May 5:33am Could your savings rate go negative? This is Money podcast
The Independent
We look at the weird world of negative rates, where investors pay to lend the government money and you'd end up being stung rather than rewarded for saving.
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Despair engulfs High Street: Lockdown triggers record sales 23 May 5:09am Updated Despair engulfs High Street: Lockdown triggers record sales
The Independent
The Office for National Statistics revealed sales slumped almost a fifth in the UK last month, wiping out 15 years of sales growth. But online sales hit record levels under lockdown.
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ALEX BRUMMER: UK swamped by debts as coronavirus bites 23 May 5:06am Updated ALEX BRUMMER: UK swamped by debts as coronavirus bites
The Independent
The latest reckoning from the IMF is that world economic production will plunge by 7.5 per cent this year because everyone is suffering the devastating consequences of coronavirus lockdown.
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Would you book a lockdown family photoshoot? 23 May 5:04am Updated Would you book a lockdown family photoshoot?
The Independent
Tuesday lunchtime was one of the more unusual ones. Working from home and balmy 25 degree heat aside, I partook in a lockdown family photoshoot.
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Owner of coach holiday provider Shearings collapses 23 May 4:59am Updated Owner of coach holiday provider Shearings collapses
The Independent
Administrators at EY were unable to find a buyer for Specialist Leisure Group, which also owns brands such as Country Living Hotels and UK Breakaways.
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Blow for Burberry investors as £120m dividend is axed 23 May 4:58am Updated Blow for Burberry investors as £120m dividend is axed
The Independent
The luxury retailer ditched a payout worth £120m, hammering investors who have now endured almost £31 billion of lost dividends from listed firms since the outbreak.
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Founder Stelios loses his bid to eject Easyjet bosses 23 May 4:56am Updated Founder Stelios loses his bid to eject Easyjet bosses
The Independent
He accused the airline of 'voting fraud' after he lost a shareholder ballot to unseat bosses including chief executive Johan Lundgren and chairman John Barton.
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23 May 4:54am Updated Quarantine shoes to help reopen Kurt Geiger shops
The Independent
Shoppers will also have to wear disposable 'pop socks' when they put on shoes, which retail for up to £275, to limit the risk of infection.
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MARKET REPORT: Chinese take away target to hit shareholders 23 May 4:38am Updated MARKET REPORT: Chinese take away target to hit shareholders
The Independent
Beijing ditched its forecast for GDP growth for the first time since the measure was introduced in 1990. President Xi Jinping said it was too difficult to predict the outlook for 2020.
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23 May 4:25am Car rental firm Hertz files for bankruptcy protection in US
The Guardian
Hertz, which has 38,000 staff, is one of the largest firms to be undone by the pandemic The 102-year-old car rental firm Hertz has filed for bankruptcy protection after its business all but vanished during the coronavirus pandemic. Hertz said in a US court filing on Friday that it had voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 reorganisation. Its international operating regions including Europe, Australia and New Zealand were not included in the US proceedings.
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Some 130,000 older married women could be owed up to £100million 23 May 3:30am Updated Some 130,000 older married women could be owed up to £100million
The Guardian
Around 130,000 married women could be missing out on a bigger state pension, an investigation has revealed. It is feared that older married women may be owed up to £100million.
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Four things to do if easyJet breach has put your personal details at risk 23 May 3:05am Four things to do if easyJet breach has put your personal details at risk
The Guardian
EasyJet customers who know or think their data has been put at risk should change their passwords, check their credit card statements and be on the lookout for fake refund emails, experts said.
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Providers reveal an increase in calls on landline phones since lockdown  23 May 3:05am Providers reveal an increase in calls on landline phones since lockdown 
The Guardian
TalkTalk says calls made via landline phones in Britain have doubled during the pandemic as Britons turning to traditional methods of communication to stay in touch.
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23 May 3:00am Paint, pallets and a chicken coop: how DIY and upcycling can save cash
The Guardian
Lockdown provides opportunity to start the home improvement projects you have been putting off After weeks stuck indoors, many of us have a very good idea of which bits of our home we would like to improve. Some have already been moving through their DIY to-do lists but with the bank holiday weekend here and restrictions on lockdown easing in parts of the UK, it is the perfect time to get going on a new project – big or small. Medina Grillo, an award-winning DIY and home improvement blogger at
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23 May 3:00am Two wheels good … Bike sales soar as UK takes to cycling
The Guardian
Stores sell out of bikes as soon as they are delivered with sales tripling and repair shops booming There are few high street businesses reporting bumper trade in the coronavirus lockdown, but bicycle shops are selling out as soon as new stock is delivered and are swamped with demand to overhaul old bikes. Big chains and independent cycle shops, which have been allowed to keep their doors open as an
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23 May 1:03am Hertz: Car rental firm files for US bankruptcy protection
BBC
The company said the coronavirus pandemic had led to an "abrupt" decline in bookings.
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