Port troubles leave UK bookseller with no books

Delays at Felixstowe have been caused by a surge in import traffic as companies increased orders after the initial lockdown and some looked to stockpile goods before the end of the Brexit transition period.

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Retailer Boohoo submits plans for new Leicester factory

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Fears for 5,000 UK steel jobs as lender collapses

"The joint administrators are in continued discussion with an interested party in relation to the purchase of certain Greensill Capital assets. As these discussions remain ongoing, it would be inappropriate to comment further at this time," the spokesperson added.

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