5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Monday 7th June 2021

Justin Waite
5 Things You Need To Know
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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Monday 7th June 2021

5. US airline United has announced plans to buy 15 new supersonic airliners and "return supersonic speeds to aviation" in the year 2029.

Supersonic passenger flights ended in 2003 when Air France and British Airways retired Concorde.

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4. Facebook has suspended former US President Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts for two years.

He was barred indefinitely from both sites in January in the wake of posts he made on the US Capitol riots, but last month Facebook's Oversight Board criticised the open-ended penalty.

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3. Qantas said it was "disturbed" by claims that some staff may have been involved in organised crime following an Australian media report that gangs had "infiltrated" the airline.

The Nine newspapers and 60 Minutes reported the allegations based on a classified intelligence operation.

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2. The G7 group of advanced economies has reached a "historic" deal to make multinational companies pay more tax.

Finance ministers meeting in London agreed to battle tax avoidance by making companies pay more in the countries where they do business.

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1. Firms are struggling to secure summer essentials like garden furniture, picnic baskets and outdoor toys, as consumers prepare to holiday in the UK.

About 60% of British suppliers have experienced import delays in the past month, according to customs clearance platform KlearNow.

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