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Coronavirus latest: More than 10m Americans get first dose of vaccine

Thirteen US states have confirmed the presence of the fast-spreading variant of coronavirus that was first detected in the UK, with Wisconsin and New Mexico on Wednesday becoming the latest places to join the expanding list. The US budget deficit swelled to $573bn at the end of last year driven by a fiscal stimulus package… Continue reading Coronavirus latest: More than 10m Americans get first dose of vaccine

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UK’s biggest nightclub operator sold for £10m

Deltic, the UK’s largest nightclub operator, was bought by the Scandinavian nightlife group Rekom for just £10m, roughly an eighth of its pre-pandemic value after it came close to running out of cash as a result of the coronavirus crisis. According to an administrator’s report published on Thursday, Deltic had £896,400 in cash but faced… Continue reading UK’s biggest nightclub operator sold for £10m

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India hits 10m Covid cases as tough measures fail to halt spread

India has recorded 10m Covid-19 cases, the second country after the US to reach the grim landmark, underscoring how strict containment measures have failed to stop the virus rampaging across its population of 1.4bn. The world’s second most populous nation achieved the unwanted record on Sunday after notching 25,000 cases daily over the past week,… Continue reading India hits 10m Covid cases as tough measures fail to halt spread

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Next chief executive Wolfson sells £10m in stock

Next chief executive Simon Wolfson sold more than £10m in the retailer’s shares this month, weeks after a trading update revealed a small uptick in sales over its third quarter. Online sales rose by nearly a quarter over the three months to October 24, dragging Next’s online revenues for the year into growth of 1… Continue reading Next chief executive Wolfson sells £10m in stock

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Next chief executive Simon Wolfson offloads £10m of shares

Simon Wolfson has sold more than £10m worth of shares in Next, the fashion retailer that he has run for almost two decades, after a strong recovery in its share price since March. Lord Wolfson sold 150,000 shares at £67.87 each, having made a similar-sized disposal last year. The company said that the share sale… Continue reading Next chief executive Simon Wolfson offloads £10m of shares

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Almost 10m under local lockdown across UK

Almost 10m people in the UK are now banned from mixing with other households after restrictions were imposed on a large part of north-east England because of rising infections on Thursday. Local lockdowns now cover almost 15 per cent of the population as governments in all four nations struggle to contain a surge in coronavirus… Continue reading Almost 10m under local lockdown across UK

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UK considering new rapid-result Covid tests for up to 10m people a day

The UK government is considering proposals to carry out rapid-result Covid-19 tests on up to 10m people a day by early next year, equivalent to everyone in the country each week, under plans set out in leaked documents. Unlike the current swab tests, which have to be sent to a laboratory for analysis, the Project… Continue reading UK considering new rapid-result Covid tests for up to 10m people a day