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Coronavirus: Commuters told to 'prepare to queue' in new guidance

Image copyright EPA Image caption Waterloo railway station has been quiet during the lockdown Commuters who will be using public transport to return to work are being warned to be "prepared to queue", in new guidance issued by the government.With more workplaces opening up on Wednesday, people have been urged to avoid public transport if…
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Coronavirus: Rolls-Royce reports record loss as travel slumps

Image copyright Getty Images Engineering giant Rolls-Royce, which makes jet engines, has reported record losses after the coronavirus pandemic caused demand for air travel to slump.The firm announced a pre-tax loss of £5.4bn for the first half of this year.Chief executive Warren East told the BBC he did not expect demand to recover to late-2019…
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UK regional airline Flybmi ceases operations

Image copyright BMI Regional Image caption Flybmi has a fleet of Embraer jets British regional airline Flybmi has cancelled all its flights and filed for administration, the airline has announced.The company said it had been badly affected by rises in fuel and carbon costs and uncertainty over Brexit.The East Midlands-based airline, which has 376 staff,…
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IMF boss Kristalina Georgieva warns of 'painful' Brexit

Image copyright AFP Image caption Brexit will have 'spillover' effects on other economies, says IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva The new head of the International Monetary Fund has warned that Brexit in whatever form will be "painful", adding to the effects of a global slowdown.Kristalina Georgieva said the split will hurt not only the UK…
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British Airways passengers facing delays after IT failures

Image copyright Anne Marie Bastable. Holidaymakers travelling with British Airways are facing delays and problems checking in online after an IT glitch. At least 81 flights have been cancelled at Heathrow Airport, with 10 cancelled at Gatwick Airport. More than 200 other flights have been delayed.BA said it is reverting to manual systems for check-in…
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Huawei: Government decision on 5G rollout delayed

Image copyright Getty Images A decision on whether controversial Chinese firm Huawei should be excluded from the rollout of 5G mobile phone networks in the UK has been postponed.Culture secretary Jeremy Wright said the government is "not yet in a position" to decide what involvement Huawei should have in the 5G network.Mr Wright said the…