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Collins Aerospace announces 235 job cuts amid Covid-19 downturn

Image copyright Google A County Down aerospace company has announced it is cutting 235 jobs, almost a quarter of its workforce. Collins Aerospace is an aircraft seat manufacturing plant in Kilkeel that employs over 948 people. In a statement, the company said the planned redundancies were due to Covid-19’s “impact on demand for aerospace production”. SDLP South Down MLA Sinead… Read more →

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Coronavirus lockdown: India announces free food for fleeing migrants

Image copyright EPA Image caption Millions of people have fled the cities in India India will provide free food to migrants for two months as part of a $266bn (£216bn) economic plan to combat the effect of the Covid-19 lockdown. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said grain supplies worth $463m would benefit 80 million migrants. Tens of thousands of migrants have… Read more →