5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Tuesday 4th May 2021

Justin Waite
Justin Waite
5 Things You Need To Know
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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Tuesday 4th May 2021

 

5. Investor Warren Buffett has confirmed that Berkshire Hathaway's vice-chairman, Greg Abel, will succeed him as chief executive.

Mr Buffett built Berkshire Hathaway from a failing textile maker into a $628bn (£452bn) investment juggernaut.

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4. Bill and Melinda Gates have announced their divorce after 27 years of marriage, saying "we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple".

They first met in the 1980s when Melinda joined Bill's firm, Microsoft.

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3. The prime minister has announced new trade and investment deals with India worth £1bn.

It includes more than £533m of new investment from India into the UK, which is expected to create about 6,000 jobs.

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2. Hospitality bosses have lost a legal challenge for a faster reopening for indoor dining in England.

The High Court ruled in favour of the government after a case was brought by Punch Taverns founder Hugh Osmond, and Sacha Lord, the night-time economy adviser for Greater Manchester.

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1. Boris Johnson has indicated there will be some "opening up" of foreign travel on 17 May - but said it was important to be cautious.

More details are expected this week to confirm when and how international travel will restart in England and he also said there was a "good chance" of the one-metre plus social distancing rule being scrapped on 21 June.

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