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Coronavirus: Price cap plan for funerals shelved by CMA

Image copyright Getty Images Plans for price caps on the cost of funerals have been shelved for the time being because of coronavirus. A long-running investigation by the UK’s competition authority concluded the sector was not working well for grieving families. It found rising costs and difficulties for people to compare prices. But any plans for a major overhaul of… Read more →

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Republicans introduce $1tn pandemic recovery plan

Image copyright Getty Images Republicans have proposed spending an additional $1tn (£776bn) to address the economic damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The plan includes $100bn for schools and issuing stimulus payments of up to $1,200 to most Americans. Under the plan, the payment would replace a $600 boost to unemployment benefits during the pandemic. The proposal sets the stage… Read more →

BA, Ryanair and EasyJet launch fight over ‘devastating’ quarantine plan

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Airlines across the world have grounded aircraft amid the pandemic British Airways, Ryanair and EasyJet have filed a formal legal challenge to the government’s quarantine policy. The airlines say the policy will have “a devastating effect on British tourism and the wider economy” and destroy thousands of jobs. They have applied for a judicial… Read more →