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Covid: India on UK travel red list as Covid crisis grows

image copyrightGetty ImagesIndia has joined the UK's travel red list - effectively banning travel - as a deadly second wave of infections sweeps the country.British and Irish nationals can travel to the UK from India, but they must now isolate in a government-approved hotel.India has seen soaring infection rates, a rapidly rising death toll and…

Covid costs push government borrowing to highest since WW2

image copyrightGetty ImagesThe cost of measures to support the economy during the coronavirus pandemic has pushed government borrowing to the highest level since the end of World War Two.Government borrowing - the difference between spending and tax income - hit ¬£303.1bn in the year to March, the Office for National Statistics said. Compared to the…

Clothes sales boosted UK retailers ahead of reopening

image copyrightGetty ImagesShoppers on the lookout for new clothes helped to lift retail sales by 5.4% in March, continuing a partial recovery that started in February.The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said clothing saw the biggest rise in sales volumes last month, with a 17.5% increase.Despite the jump, clothing sales remain far below pre-pandemic levels.Retailers…

Billionaire Sir James Dyson moves residency back to the UK

image copyrightJason Kempinimage captionSir James faced criticism in 2019 after announcing that he would relocate his firm's global head officeHigh-profile businessman Sir James Dyson has moved his residency back to the UK from Singapore.He now lives primarily in the UK according to filings for his companies, which include his family office.Sir James had faced criticism…

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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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