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Covid: Shoppers ‘must respect staff’ when retail reopens

People are urged to be considerate when non-essential retail rules ease in England and Wales on Monday.

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‘I can’t wait to go shopping again, it’s been ages’

Some are eager to hit the High Street when non-essential shops reopen on Monday – but others remain wary.

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Lockdown eases: How we fit bras at a social distance

Bravissimo’s Leanne Cahill explains how her shops will work when they reopen after lockdown.

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Alibaba: Chinese regulator slaps huge fine on tech giant

The e-commerce company Alibaba Group is fined $2.75bn for violating anti-monopoly rules.

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Wedding venues: ‘It’s costing me £250,000 a month’

Wedding industry professionals rue their loss of income as the economy slowly reopens after lockdown.

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‘Lockdown taught us we’re more than just a gym’

On Monday, businesses will reopen after months of being closed, but can they adapt to the “new normal”?

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Amazon defeats historic Alabama union effort

The contest was test for the e-commerce giant, which has faced global criticism for worker treatment.

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Covid-19: People can start thinking about foreign travel – Shapps

The transport secretary says people are no longer being advised against booking holidays abroad.

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‘I’m on day eight and no Covid test has arrived’

Customers say they are being “scammed” by private firms failing to deliver Covid test kits and results.

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Is England’s café culture set for a boost?

Councils tell the BBC more than 840 pavement licences have been granted in the biggest English cities.