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- Durdle Door: Tombstone rescuer 'feared he would drown' June 1, 2020Paddleboarder Mike Wiley hauled the man to the surface after finding him unconscious on the seabed.
- George Floyd death: Violence erupts on sixth day of protests June 1, 2020The death of George Floyd, a black man, at the hands of police has sparked civil unrest across the US.
- Ashley Banjo: 'I looked at George Floyd and saw my dad' June 1, 2020Diversity's Ashley Banjo reflects on the death of George Floyd and growing up mixed race in the UK.
- George Floyd death: Michael Jordan 'truly pained and plain angry' June 1, 2020Basketball legend Michael Jordan says he is "deeply saddened, truly pained and plain angry" after the death in police custody of African-American George Floyd.
- Coronavirus: Navigating the first morning at school since March June 1, 2020Pupils return to find their desks in rows facing forward, the windows wide open and lots of hand-sanitizer.
- Coronavirus lockdown 'perfect storm' for abused children - Sajid Javid June 1, 2020The ex-home secretary is leading a "no holds barred" investigation into the issue in the UK.
- Fight Talk: Dillian Whyte, Francis Ngannou, Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua, Carl Froch Mike Tyson June 1, 2020Dillian Whyte, Francis Ngannou, Tyson Fury and Carl Froch reminiscing about "flattening" George Groves feature in this week's Fight Talk.
- Coronavirus: Are these targets being hit? June 1, 2020Ministers have set targets for testing, medical equipment and hospital beds. Have they delivered?
- Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation rules? June 1, 2020You can now meet more people and play certain non-contact sports in the UK - but what are they?
- New lockdown laws warning for Scotland after weekend breaches June 1, 2020Coronavirus guidelines could be enforced by new laws if "even a minority" continue to flout them, the first minister says.
- Zodiakos wins on horse racing's return at Newcastle June 1, 2020Zodiakos, ridden by Jimmy Sullivan and trained by Roger Fell, is the first winner as British horse racing returns at Newcastle.
- Coronavirus: 'More than two million' waiting for cancer care in UK June 1, 2020More than 23,000 cancers could have gone undiagnosed during lockdown, Cancer Research UK says.
Latest News Headlines
- Coronavirus deaths in Scotland and NI rise by just one - but Sturgeon warns rule-breakers June 1, 2020There was just one recorded death of a person with coronavirus in Scotland in the last 24 hours - but First Minister Nicola Sturgeon warned progress made against COVID-19 was "not irreversible".
- Horse racing under way and snooker to make a comeback as live sports return June 1, 2020Horse racing is under way and snooker is set to make a comeback on Monday as live sports return following the easing of lockdown measures.
- End of remote voting could see MPs form 1km-long queue June 1, 2020MPs have criticised the government's decision to scrap parliament's virtual proceedings on their return to Westminster - with suggestions it could force them to form a one kilometre-long queue when voting in the House of Commons.
- Police officer 'asked revenge porn victim to send him naked photos' June 1, 2020A Metropolitan Police officer is facing the sack over allegations he asked a revenge porn victim to send him naked pictures of herself.
- 'No kissing or older stars': Coronation Street to resume filming next week June 1, 2020Coronation Street stars will return to the famous cobbles for filming next week, bosses at the soap have announced - but there'll be no kissing and no older or vulnerable cast members on set at first.
- Pupils reunited and only 'pair of socks' sold in 90 minutes by market trader after 10 weeks in lockdown June 1, 2020School classrooms remain quiet and shoppers are yet to return to markets as the UK takes "tentative steps" out of the relaxed lockdown measures.
- Lewis Hamilton hits out at fellow F1 drivers for 'silence' over George Floyd death June 1, 2020Lewis Hamilton has criticised the Formula 1 community for "staying silent" following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
- Primark announces when all stores in England will reopen June 1, 2020The owner of Primark has ruled out a fire sale of excess stock as trading prepares to resume in the UK following the coronavirus lockdown.
- Rain to end heatwave - just as lockdown restrictions are eased June 1, 2020The weekend's hot weather, which saw crowds of people flock to beaches and beauty spots across the UK ahead of lockdown restrictions being eased in England, will come to an end this week, forecasters have said.
- After The Pandemic: Britons think life will change significantly after COVID-19 May 31, 2020The world will never be the same again after coronavirus, and a majority of Britons wouldn't want to go back to the way things were before, a poll for Sky News has revealed.
- How entrepreneurs can respond to coronavirus June 1, 2020Professor Stefan Allesch-Taylor CBE is a broadcaster, philanthropist, Professor of the Practice of Entrepreneurship and Fellow at King’s College London. The post How entrepreneurs can respond to coronavirus appeared first on CityAM.
- Facebook and Snapchat condemn racism in US as protests continue June 1, 2020Tech giants Facebook and Snapchat have joined a growing roster of companies to have condemned racism in the United States The post Facebook and Snapchat condemn racism in US as protests continue appeared first on CityAM.
- Banks warn up to half of 'bounce back' borrowers could default June 1, 2020UK banks have reportedly warned that up to half of the government’s “bounce back loans” are unlikely to be repaid. The post Banks warn up to half of 'bounce back' borrowers could default appeared first on CityAM.
- Facebook staff rebel over Mark Zuckerberg's inaction on Trump June 1, 2020Facebook staff have taken to social media to express their dissatisfaction with Mark Zuckerberg over his refusal to act against The post Facebook staff rebel over Mark Zuckerberg's inaction on Trump appeared first on CityAM.
- FCA gears up for business interruption insurance court battle June 1, 2020City watchdog the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today said it had selected samples of insurance wording for a July case The post FCA gears up for business interruption insurance court battle appeared first on CityAM.
- The Ned teams up with Centrepoint to feed homeless young people June 1, 2020One of the City’s best-known members’ clubs has teamed up with youth homelessness charity Centrepoint to provide meals homeless young The post The Ned teams up with Centrepoint to feed homeless young people appeared first on CityAM.
- FCA launches investigation into troubled subprime lender Amigo Loans June 1, 2020City watchdog the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has opened an investigation into subprime lender Amigo Loans, the company said today. The post FCA launches investigation into troubled subprime lender Amigo Loans appeared first on CityAM.
- Tilney and Smith & Williamson strike revised merger deal with Warburg Pincus investing in the group June 1, 2020Wealth managers Tilney and Smith & Williamson have agreed a revised merger deal with private equity fund Warburg Pincus investing The post Tilney and Smith & Williamson strike revised merger deal with Warburg Pincus investing in the group appeared first on CityAM.
- UK manufacturing downturn continues despite signs of life June 1, 2020The UK’s manufacturing sector showed some signs of life in May as the coronavirus lockdown was eased, but the overall The post UK manufacturing downturn continues despite signs of life appeared first on CityAM.
- Eurozone manufacturing shows signs of recovery in May June 1, 2020Conditions in the Eurozone manufacturing sector picked up somewhat in May as countries in the currency bloc lifted coronavirus restrictions, The post Eurozone manufacturing shows signs of recovery in May appeared first on CityAM.
- Every manager is having a midlife crisis June 1, 2020Human vulnerabilities exposed by the pandemic could revitalise our working practices
- What is the future for universities? FT readers respond May 26, 2020We had a huge response to our callout from students, policymakers and higher education leaders
- Climate change May 25, 2020Royal Geographical Society student essay
- MasterClass: mooc point May 21, 2020Lockdown sees e-learning benefit from an unexpected upgrade
- How the crisis has tested UK doctors’ leadership skills May 20, 2020Clinicians with business school training are using their expertise to better manage staff and processes
- Covid-19 is changing education for the better May 18, 2020Schools often resist change, but necessity has been the mother of online reinvention
- Pandemic accelerates shift in MBA market May 18, 2020The Covid-19 outbreak has forced schools to rethink their model to survive the crisis and build for the future
- FT executive education rankings 2020: the top business schools May 11, 2020Providers rethink what and how they teach amid the coronavirus pandemic
- What a specialist in change learnt about reinvention May 10, 2020When Brazilian digital executive Sérgio Maria reached a crossroads he turned to executive education
- Making digital disruption add up May 10, 2020The pandemic is accelerating growth of programmes and online teaching
- The risks and rewards of executive education in a crisis May 10, 2020What a focus on shorter courses or masters means for schools in a post-pandemic downturn
- FT Executive Education Rankings 2020: top schools May 10, 2020IMD is number one for open programmes and Iese is the leading school for custom courses
- Financial Times Executive Education 2020: the top 50 schools May 10, 2020A combined ranking based on the tables of open enrolment and custom programmes
- Lord Lloyd Webber is trialling socially distanced audiences at the London Palladium June 1, 2020If it works, it could become a blueprint for all his group’s venues
- There’s a series of protests in London this week over the death of George Floyd June 1, 2020After demonstrations in Trafalgar Square and outside the US Embassy yesterday, more are planned for this week
- Camden Market is reopening from today June 1, 2020The tourist hotspot is back in business
- The Globe is streaming ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ tonight for free June 1, 2020Shakespeare’s ‘silliest play’ gets a 1930s makeover
- McDonald’s is reopening nearly 1,000 of its UK restaurants this week June 1, 2020Happy Meals all round as Maccy Ds opens 975 locations for delivery and drive-through