Before the Open
Pandemic costs

Rishi Sunak set to extend furlough scheme past April
by Stefan Boscia
The Long Read
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Food nation: How online masterclasses became the hot food trend of 2021
In Brief
Inauguration day: Biden says his ‘whole soul’ is in the task of unifying US
New leadership: Biden mulls creation of competition tsar amid tech probes
More time: Rishi Sunak set to extend furlough scheme past April
Maskforce: TfL beefs up enforcement of face coverings
Hospitality: Sector urges Sunak to extend business rates and VAT support
Eurostar: Bailout will be an ‘arm-wrestle’ with French government
Pre-travel: Saga to require holidaymakers to get Covid-19 vaccine
European Markets: Opening Calls
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