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Ineos may switch vehicle production to France, puts Welsh ops on hold

07 Jul 2020

LONDON Britain's Ineos, which is planning to build an off-roader in Wales to rival the likes of the Land Rover Defender, may make it in France instead at a factory Daimler has put up for sale.

Beaches beckon as England to end quarantine for more than 50 countries

03 Jul 2020

LONDON Britain will end coronavirus quarantines for people arriving in England from more than 50 countries, including Germany, France, Spain and Italy - but not the United States - the government said on Friday. | Video

'Bubbles' - How England plans to reopen schools to all pupils

02 Jul 2020

LONDON All pupils in England will be expected to return to school in September as part of government plans unveiled on Thursday, which include dividing students into separate groups to limit the spread of COVID-19.

UK car sector calls for more government help to handle virus hit

23 Jun 2020

LONDON Britain's car industry called on the government to introduce additional measures such as a sales tax cut to boost the sector as a third of automotive workers remain furloughed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Johnson risks party wrath to back aide who crossed UK during lockdown

25 May 2020

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser Dominic Cummings on Sunday, despite calls from within his own Conservative Party for the aide to resign for driving 250 miles during the coronavirus lockdown. | Video

Bank of England not ruling out negative rates in future - Tenreyro

18 May 2020

LONDON Bank of England official Silvana Tenreyro on Monday talked up the benefits of negative interest rates, in comments likely to fuel expectations that Britain might one day take borrowing costs sub-zero to prop up the economy.

Bank of England not ruling out negative rates in future: Tenreyro

18 May 2020

LONDON Bank of England official Silvana Tenreyro on Monday talked up the benefits of negative interest rates, in comments likely to fuel expectations that Britain might one day take borrowing costs sub-zero to prop up the economy.

Aston Martin posts deep quarterly loss as pandemic slams brakes on sales

13 May 2020

LONDON Aston Martin posted a deep first-quarter loss after sales dropped by nearly a third due to the impact of the coronavirus crisis, though the luxury car maker said production of a crucial sport utility vehicle was on track.

Britain heading for a limited easing of lockdown next week

08 May 2020

LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce a very limited easing of Britain's coronavirus lockdown next week, adopting a cautious approach to try to ensure there is no second peak of infections that could further hurt the economy. | Video

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