5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Tuesday 26th January 2021

Justin Waite
5 Things You Need To Know
05:53, 26th January 2021

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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Tuesday 26th January 2021


5. Travel firm Hays Travel is to close 89 of its 535 shops following a review into its take over of Thomas Cook.

The Sunderland-based firm bought the collapsed company in October 2019 and deferred a review into the performance of its shops until 2021.

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4. The fate of more than 200,000 seafarers who play a crucial role in keeping global trade flowing is being labelled a "humanitarian crisis at sea".

More than 300 firms and organisations are urging for them to be treated as "key workers", so they can return home without risking public health.

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3. The Co-op and Morrisons have confirmed that there is an ongoing issue affecting card payments from being processed in some of their stores.

Long queues were seen outside some of the Co-op's convenience stores from Sunday amid the snow, and customers were encouraged to pay using cash.

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2. The EU has warned it will tighten rules on exports of Covid vaccines, amid a row with AstraZeneca over a cut in planned supplies to the 27-member bloc.

The row could also affect supplies to the UK of the Pfizer-BioNTech which is produced at their Belgium plant.

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1. The government is expected to announce that some travellers coming to England will have to quarantine in hotels, over concerns about new Covid variants.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make a decision after discussing the proposals with senior ministers later.

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