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2,000 jobs to go as Virgin Money, Lloyds and Direct Line all slash roles
Virgin Money, Lloyds Banking Group and Direct Line have announced job cuts totalling more than 2,000 on a bleak day for financial services workers.
BP quits US lobby groups over climate change differences
Oil giant BP is to quit three US-based energy lobby groups over differences on climate change policy.
Coronavirus crisis: Markets volatile again as COVID-19 spreads in Europe
Global stock markets have endured further volatile trading after two days of huge declines prompted by the coronavirus outbreak.
Virus turbulence could give airlines cover to make cuts
Some attribute the saying to Niccolo Machiavelli while others credit it to Sir Winston Churchill.
Coronavirus: What you should do if you're heading abroad on holiday
With coronavirus cases confirmed in Italy and Spain, many people are getting anxious about how this could affect their holidays.
Coronavirus: Warning of wedding dress shortage in UK as China shuts factories
A shortage of wedding dresses in the UK could be one of the effects of the coronavirus outbreak, MPs have heard.
New chancellor must recognise need to raise taxes, says IFS
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will have to raise billions of pounds worth of taxes, reinstate austerity or ditch the Conservative party's new fiscal rules in his Budget next month, the IFS has warned.
Debenhams gives councils ultimatum over store closures
Debenhams is to hand local authorities an ultimatum aimed at securing business rates cuts as it draws up plans for a fresh wave of shop closures.
Direct Line to axe 800 jobs as insurers see digital shift
Direct Line Insurance Group is to cut 800 jobs by streamlining its operations across Britain as it seeks to contend with shifts in the way customers interact with their insurance companies.
Lloyds to cut 780 jobs in latest shift away from branches
Lloyds Banking Group has announced hundreds of jobs losses as it continues efforts to scale back branch services.