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Heathrow overtaken as Europe's busiest airport amid pandemic

Publishedduration42 minutes agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesHeathrow says it has been overtaken as Europe's busiest airport for the first time by Paris Charles de Gaulle because of a slump in demand for air travel. Some 19 million passengers used Heathrow in the first nine months of the year, versus 19.3 million who used the airport in the…

Covid: Post-furlough unemployment 'hits young and ethnic minorities'

Publishedduration48 minutes agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesYoung and ethnic minority workers were more likely to be made unemployed post-furlough, according to a new report. A survey of about 6,000 adults by the Resolution Foundation found 19% of 18-24 year olds who were furloughed during lockdown were unemployed in September. For black, Asian and minority ethnic workers the…

BT signs 5G deal with Ericsson to help ditch Huawei

By Leo KelionTechnology desk editorPublishedduration1 hour agoBT has signed a deal to use Ericsson's 5G radio antennas, base stations and other equipment to upgrade its EE mobile network.BT said in time it expected 50% of all its 5G traffic to be transmitted via the Swedish company's kit.The move will let it ditch Huawei without becoming…

Aston Martin: Mercedes to take 20% stake in luxury brand

Publishedduration1 hour agoGermany's Mercedes-Benz is to raise its stake in Aston Martin Lagonda as part of the UK carmaker's recovery plan.Aston Martin, which has haemorrhaged cash since a disastrous stock market flotation, said Mercedes will increase its holding "in stages" from 5% to 20%.The announcement, made after the London stock market closed, called the deal…

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President of Kazakhstan visits pioneering Center of Tomotherapy and Nuclear Medicine, program managed by...

(Astana, Kazakhstan)Yesterday, August 29th, President Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan visited a newly opened Center of Tomography and Nuclear  Medicine at the National Research Hospital in Astana the capital of Kazakhstan. Prime Minister...

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