5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Wednesday 18th November 2020

Justin Waite
5 Things You Need To Know
06:11, 18th November 2020

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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Wednesday 18th November 2020

 

5. Bitcoin, the world's best-known cryptocurrency, has jumped above $17,000 (£12,800) to hit a three-year high.

Some analysts said the Covid-19 pandemic has encouraged investors to reassess the long-term outlook for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

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4. The euro zone is on track for its first double-dip recession in nearly a decade, despite expectations for 500 billion euros (£447 billion) of additional monetary stimulus.

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3. Amazon has launched its own online pharmacy that will allow customers to buy prescription medicines.

Amazon Prime members are eligible for free two-day delivery and discounts of up to 80% on generic medicines and 40% on prescribed brand-name drugs.

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2. British Airways is to launch a voluntary Covid-19 test for passengers travelling to the UK from three US airports.

The airline wants to persuade governments that testing travellers will make quarantining unnecessary.

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1. New cars and vans powered wholly by petrol and diesel will not be sold in the UK from 2030, Boris Johnson has said.

But some hybrids would still be allowed, he confirmed.

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