5. Emirates has become the first airline to offer free Covid-19 insurance as it tries to get people flying again.
Passengers will be covered for medical treatment, hotel quarantine, and even their funeral if they catch the coronavirus while travelling.
4. Amazon is ramping up its online grocery service with the aim of serving millions of shoppers across the UK by the end of 2020.
From today, delivery will be free to Amazon Prime subscribers if they live in London and the Home Counties on orders above £40.
3. Republicans have proposed spending an additional $1tn (£776bn) to address the economic damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The plan includes $100bn for schools and issuing stimulus payments of up to $1,200 to most Americans.
2. A government scheme offering £50 bike repair vouchers will launch in England today as part of plans to boost cycling and walking.
An initial 50,000 vouchers will be made available online on a first come, first served basis.
1. The UK government decision to impose a two week quarantine on everyone arriving from Spain was "unjust", the country's prime minister has said.
Pedro Sánchez said tourists in most Spanish regions would be safer from coronavirus than in the UK, and he was hoping Britain would rethink its move.
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Seeing Machines said total income, revenue and cash are ahead of market expectations for the period ended 30 June 2020. The driver monitoring system technology company said it continues to deliver its products across several industries despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Union Jack Oil has a further 12.5% interest in PEDL180 and PEDL182 from Humber Oil & Gas, which the group says will have ‘an immediate positive by increasing its reserves and resources at Wressle by 45.5% to 1.24 million barrels of oil equivalent.
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(Sharecast News) - Stocks in London are on the back foot at the start of August, weighed down by a retreat in lenders' shares and reports pointing to increasing odds that stricter Covid-19 restrictions were in the pipeline, both in the UK and the US.
New "life-saving" 90-minute tests which can detect coronavirus and flu will be rolled out in care homes and laboratories from next week. The "on-the-spot" swab and DNA tests will help distinguish between Covid-19 and other seasonal illnesses, the government said.