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Tory grandees warn over Chinese move on chipmaker Imagination
David Davis, the former Brexit secretary, has urged ministers to probe a Chinese bid to take control of Imagination Technologies Group, amid fears that the British chip designer's assets will be shifted away from the UK.
Coronavirus: Vintage retailer Cath Kidston lines up administrators
The accelerating flow of high street coronavirus casualties looks set to continue this weekend as Cath Kidston, the modern vintage retailer, lines up administrators in a bid to secure its long-term future.
State-owned Chinese investor to seize control of chip designer Imagination
A state-controlled Chinese investor is trying to seize control of Imagination Technologies Group, the British chip designer – sparking fears that its prized intellectual property assets could disappear from the UK.
Coronavirus: Airport giants beg for 12-month rates holiday
The quartet of companies which dominate ground operations at Britain's airports are begging the Treasury for a 12-month business rates holiday as they stand on the brink of financial ruin.
Coronavirus: Virgin flies in millions of pieces of medical equipment from China
Medical supplies and personal protective equipment will be delivered to NHS workers on the frontline of the battle against coronavirus after arriving via a special charter Virgin Atlantic flight from Shanghai.
Coronavirus: Struggling Debenhams to put administrators on standby
Shareholders in Debenhams are preparing to place the 242 year-old department store chain into administration as they seek to protect the business from creditors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus: Services sector sees its steepest downturn since 1996
Britain's services and manufacturing firms are falling deeper into an economic slump, according to a closely-watched survey.
Coronavirus: Record hiring streak ends as 701,000 jobs are lost in the US
All good things come to an end and, after a record-breaking 113 consecutive months of job creation in the United States, it was confirmed that US employers shed jobs in March rather than creating them.
Coronavirus: Sir Philip Green to use taxpayer money to pay staff during shutdown
Sir Philip Green's Arcadia group has been given taxpayer backing through the government's job retention scheme to furlough 14,500 workers.
Coronavirus: Ladbrokes and Coral withhold rent payments
The owner of Ladbrokes and Coral has dealt a fresh blow to beleaguered high street landlords by refusing to pay rent on more than 3,000 shops.