Covid: Was it right to extend the furlough scheme?

The government at first declared a one-month extension – then on 5 November, the

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that it would be extended to a full five months.

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Russia on brink of default as debt deadline looms

"They have not got it," says Jay Auslander, a US lawyer who has worked on many government debt cases. "And the overwhelming probability is they're not going to get it."If this money has not arrived within 30 days of the due date, that is, Sunday evening, that will...

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Toyota recalls electric cars over concerns about loose wheels

Another Japanese car manufacturer, Subaru also said it was recalling 2,600 units of the Solterra, its first all-electric car jointly developed with Toyota, because of concerns over loose bolts. The firm did not immediately respond to a request for comment from the BBC.

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