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‘Thanksgiving To Go': Americans splash out on takeaways

Restaurants across the US are drawing in customers with their Thanksgiving takeaway menus this year.

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Four reasons Topshop is not the brand it once was

The chain’s parent company is understood to be seeking emergency funding after being hit hard by coronavirus lockdowns.

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Carnival Cruise boss banks on safety measures

The hugely profitable business has been brought to its knees by coronavirus.

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‘I was embarrassed to tell friends about my business’

Tech entrepreneur Adnan Ebrahim says he was “embarrassed” to talk about his online business.

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‘I was a stage manager and now I’m a bike mechanic’

Laura Wilson from west London takes us through her week during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Households face £21 rise in energy bills in 2021

Ofgem is considering the rise to help energy firms which have been hit by a jump in unpaid bills.

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Christmas tree sales to go ahead despite lockdown

Tree farms and sellers can open from Saturday, even as other non-essential retail remains closed in England.

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Fed fights White House move to end some Covid support measures

The US central bank says lending programmes being closed down by the government are still needed.

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Sunak faces backlash over public sector pay freeze

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is trying to bolster public finances after huge spending to fight coronavirus.

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British Gas faces strikes over pay and conditions row

The GMB union ballots members over a worsening dispute about new “fire and rehire” contracts.