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COVID-19: Rate of inflation passes Bank of England 2% target as economy gets back in gear
The surge in the rate of inflation of the past couple of months showed no sign of slowing in May, hitting 2.1% as the cost of a range of goods picked up following the coronavirus crisis-induced slump for the economy.
COVID-19: Ryanair accuses PM of travel 'shambles' and demands vaccine-led approach
Ryanair has hit out at the UK government's traffic light system for global travel, describing the meagre green list of destinations as a "red list shambles".
COVID-19: The UK is caught in a price rise perfect storm - and here's why
It is quite possible - indeed quite likely, as far as most economists are concerned - that inflation drops back again next year.
Made.com eyes £775m value in London listing after pandemic sales boom
Made.com, the online furniture retailer, has revealed that the pricing of its London stock market flotation will give it a market value of £775m.
COVID-19: Ban on commercial evictions introduced during the pandemic to be extended until 2022, govt source says
The government is to extend the ban on commercial evictions introduced during the pandemic until 2022, Sky News understands.
Product safety regulator slow to respond to mini magnets danger, NAO finds
Britain's product safety regulator has been slow to respond to dangers such as those posed by mini magnets because it lacks the data and intelligence needed to assess risks, a report has found.
Boris Johnson hails 'new dawn' as UK and Australia agree free trade deal
The UK and Australia have agreed a free trade deal, the first agreement negotiated from scratch after Brexit.
Why the UK-Australia trade deal could have startling wider implications
In political terms, at least, there's no doubting the significance of this moment: the first major trade deal signed since Brexit.
Joe Biden hails breakthrough as US agrees truce in 17-year trade fight with EU
Joe Biden has hailed a "major breakthrough" after the US and EU agreed to a truce in a near 17-year aviation trade dispute that will phase out billions of dollars in punitive tariffs.
COVID-19: Number of payrolled employees still 553k down on pre-pandemic level
The number of people in payrolled employment remains 553,000 down on its pre-pandemic level despite a widespread easing in coronavirus restrictions, according to official figures.
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