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India coronavirus: Gold rush as pandemic roils country’s economy

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Gold prices have been rising, making it a reliable and popular asset Indians are returning to one of their oldest assets amid a raging pandemic that was preceded by a banking crisis, reports the BBC’s Nidhi Rai. To say Indians love gold would be an understatement. Over centuries, households – as well as temples… Read more →

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Coronavirus lockdown: People rush to town centres as pubs reopen

Image copyright AFP Image caption A waiter serves drinks to diners in the Soho area of London The number of people visiting High Streets surged on “Super Saturday”, as hairdressers, pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants reopened in England after a three-month lockdown. Research firm Springboard said footfall was 19.7% higher than last week, rising sharply after 17:00 BST. Footfall in… Read more →