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Wedding firm raises refunds after watchdog steps in

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Couples that had splashed out on dream wedding venues were struggling to get refunds Hundreds of brides and grooms whose weddings were cancelled by the Covid lockdown are to get bigger refunds, after the competition watchdog acted. Couples due to be married at venues owned by the Bijou Weddings group had complained to the… Read more →

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Mike Pompeo steps up criticism of HSBC over Hong Kong

Image copyright Reuters Image caption US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has criticised HSBC’s support for China’s new security law US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed his criticism of banking giant HSBC, accusing it of aiding China’s “political repression” in Hong Kong. He said he was “dismayed” that executives at Next Media, a pro-democracy media group, were apparently… Read more →

Manmohan Singh’s ‘three steps’ to stem India’s economic crisis

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Manmohan Singh is widely regarded as the architect of India’s economic reforms programme India must take three steps “immediately” to stem the damage of the coronavirus pandemic, according to its former prime minister Manmohan Singh. Dr Singh, who is widely regarded as the architect of India’s economic reforms programme, and is now a senior… Read more →