5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Thursday 18th February 2021

Justin Waite
5 Things You Need To Know
06:29, 18th February 2021

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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Thursday 18th February 2021

 

5. A man who became a key player in frenzied trading of GameStop shares last month has been hit with a class action lawsuit.

Keith Gill, known as 'Roaring Kitty' on YouTube, allegedly duped retail investors into buying inflated stocks while hiding his sophisticated financial background.

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4. Facebook has blocked Australian users from sharing or viewing news content on the platform, causing much alarm over public access to key information.

It comes in response to a proposed law which would make tech giants pay for news content on their platforms.

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3. Trustpilot has said it removed more than two million fake or harmful reviews over the past year.

The business-review site said the vast majority were made with by automated software without human involvement.

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2. Ford plans for all cars sold in Europe to be electric by 2030.

The US car giant is to spend $1bn converting their plant in Cologne to become its first electric vehicle facility in Europe.

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1. Internal plans in Whitehall suggest a rapid reopening of the economy in the weeks after pupils return to classrooms on 8 March, Sky News understands.

The blueprint suggests that non-essential shops will reopen mid April, then, in late April, hospitality venues, hotels, leisure facilities and some sporting venues will open their doors.

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