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Cross-border electricity connection approved – BBC News

Image caption The project has faced a number of delays due to planning issues and court rulings Planning approval has been granted for the North-South Electricity Interconnector, Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has announced. The project will create a 138km overhead electricity line stretching from County Tyrone to County Meath. Previous applications have been quashed by court rulings, with the decision… Read more →

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French Connection will claim furlough cash bonus

Image copyright Getty Images French Connection has confirmed that it will claim government cash for bringing workers back from furlough. The fashion retailer told the BBC that about 250 of its staff are furloughed under the job retention scheme. The chancellor announced in July that all firms can claim £1,000 for each employee they bring back from furlough. “It’s mainly… Read more →