Crossrail has secured a £825m loan from Westminster to complete London's over-budget and much delayed train line. The city's Covid-hit businesses will foot the bill for the additional costs with the extension of business rate levies, reports @ojngill
Word trivia: which Covid-hit racing driver is an anagram of 'Oh, I'll win, mates!'?
ECLGS 2.0 'more than enough' to stabilise covid-hit firms: CRISIL @anuproy05 reports
I've often gone to where the news is. That was my job. Sometimes I just happened to be In a place that became a dateline. When COVID hit the U.S., I was in New York. I then came to Texas a few weeks back. This is one story, however, I would be happier watching from New Zealand.
"Even before COVID hit, too many people in power were too comfortable with other people’s deaths," says @RevDrBarber . The pandemic is "not just going to hurt poor people ... it’s going to continue to spread throughout the rest of the society."