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Millions in UK ‘could slip through virus wage safety net’

Some self-employed workers and high earners at risk despite subsidy plan, warn thinktanks Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Millions of people across Britain risk falling through… Read more »

Coronavirus live updates: stock markets plunge as infections pass 110,000

With cases spiking sharply across Europe and emergency measures in place from California to Saudi Arabia, investors have sent shares tumbling Leaked coronavirus plan to quarantine 16m sparks chaos in… Read more »

Coronavirus news: Austria and Croatia report first cases as Tenerife quarantines hotel – live updates

Outbreaks confirmed in new countries as Iran’s deputy health minister reportedly also tests positive for coronavirus Full story: 1,000 guests at hotel quarantined South Korea: 200,000 sect members to be… Read more »

Sajid Javid says Tories aim to raise national living wage to £10.50 an hour – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including Brexit and the Conservative party conference Revealed: Owen Paterson lobbied for firms he was paid to advise Opposition parties to plan for… Read more »

The cost of Boris Johnson: pricing up the next PM’s pledges

From nationwide full-fibre broadband to 20,000 extra police officers, here’s what 10 of his plans might cost Taxes will be cut and public spending increased if Boris Johnson makes good… Read more »

All the day’s latest developments in the UK response to the Covid-19 pandemic Latest developments at a glance Coronavirus – latest global updates See all our coronavirus coverage 12.23pm BST… Read more »

German politician adds to chorus of complaints about American tactics to source protective gear Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The US has been accused of “modern… Read more »

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