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Coronavirus: Disney heir and Ben & Jerry’s call for higher taxes

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Abigail Disney (left), Jerry Greenfield and Richard Curtis are among the letter’s signatories Some of the world’s richest people have urged governments to raise taxes on the wealthy to help pay for measures aimed at tackling the coronavirus pandemic. A group of 83 millionaires called for “permanent” change in an open letter. “As Covid-19… Read more →

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Shares in Europe creep higher after torrid trading on Thursday

Image copyright Getty Images European markets have nudged higher after Thursday’s dramatic falls, which were prompted by grim economic and health news from the US. By mid-morning, London’s FTSE 100 share index was up more than 1% at 6,147, while France’s Cac index was up almost 2%. However, markets remain volatile as investors struggle to assess the economic damage of… Read more →