COVID-19 danger continues to drive joblessness in U.S.

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to 860,000, a historically high figure that reflects economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak. Before the pandemic hit the economy, the number signing up for jobless aid…

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John Lewis to axe ‘Never knowingly undersold’ vow

John Lewis is planning to replace its famous promise to match rivals’ prices as its new boss plans radical changes to the business. “Never knowingly undersold” has become harder to defend as competition from online retailers has become ever tougher….

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Five ways to work well from home

Thousands of people are likely to be working from home for the first time this week due to the coronavirus outbreak. For others, it’s just like any other week. About 1.5 million people work from home, and it’s becoming more…

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Israel, Bahrain agree to establish full diplomatic ties

Deal comes after a similar agreement between Israel and the UAE was announced last month. Bahrain and Israel have agreed to establish full diplomatic relations, US President Donald Trump announced on Friday, hailing the deal as “a historic breakthrough”. In…

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