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Bank of England gears up for next stimulus push

Sep 16 2020

LONDON The Bank of England is expected to signal on Thursday that it is getting ready to pump yet more stimulus into Britain's economy as it heads for a jump in unemployment and a possible Brexit shock.

UK diner discounts push inflation down to near five-year low

Sep 16 2020

LONDON A hefty drop in meal prices, spurred by Britain's scheme to support the hospitality sector through the COVID-19 pandemic, helped to push inflation down last month to its lowest rate in almost five years.

Rising UK unemployment pressures Sunak to renew job support

Sep 15 2020

LONDON Britain's unemployment rate rose for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown began in March, prompting fresh calls for finance minister Rishi Sunak to extend a job subsidy programme which is due to expire next month.

UK secures agreement with Japan on first post-Brexit trade deal

Sep 11 2020

LONDON/TOKYO Britain secured its first big post-Brexit trade deal on Friday, an agreement with Japan which it hailed as "historic" as it struggles to agree on trade with its closest trading partners in the European Union. | Video

UK economy extends recovery from COVID crash, growth seen fading

Sep 11 2020

LONDON Britain's economy recovered half of its COVID-19 crash by the end of July, helped by pubs and restaurants reopening from lockdown, but the bounce-back is expected to slow as job losses mount and Brexit tensions rise. | Video

Bank of England set to show it's ready for more stimulus

Sep 11 2020

LONDON The Bank of England is likely to signal next week that it is getting ready to pump more stimulus into Britain's coronavirus-hit economy as it faces the double whammy of an expected jump in unemployment and mounting Brexit tensions.

PREVIEW-Bank of England set to show it's ready for more stimulus

Sep 11 2020

LONDON, Sept 11 The Bank of England is likely to signal next week that it is getting ready to pump more stimulus into Britain's coronavirus-hit economy as it faces the double whammy of an expected jump in unemployment and mounting Brexit tensions.

Chelsea looking to build new dynasty with string of signings

Sep 07 2020

LONDON Chelsea are banking on a lavish shopping spree to give them more bite up front and much-needed solidity in defence after coach Frank Lampard spent last season relying heavily on a crop of inexperienced home-grown players.

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