5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Wednesday 3rd June 2020
Justin Waite
5 Things You Need To Know
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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Wednesday 3rd June 2020

5. The owner of Frankie & Benny's and Garfunkel's is set to tell staff that a "large number" of its outlets will not reopen after lockdown.

In an email to staff, the Restaurant Group says many sites are "no longer viable to trade and will remain closed permanently."

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4. Video conference company Zoom said it expects sales as high as $1.8bn (£1.4bn) this year - roughly double what it forecast in March.

Use of the firm's software jumped 30-fold in April, at its peak, the firm counted more than 300 million daily participants in virtual meetings.

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3. Australia is set for its first recession in 29 years as the country feels the impact of the virus pandemic.

Official figures show that the economy shrank by 0.3% in the first three months of the year, amid bushfires and the early stages of the outbreak.

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2. The UK's largest car manufacturing plant is "unsustainable" if the UK leaves the European Union without a trade deal, owner Nissan says.

The Japanese company's global chief operating head said people had to understand the EU was the Sunderland factory's biggest customer.

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1. Portugal's foreign minister has said anyone in the UK thinking of going to Portugal this summer would be "most welcome" amid coronavirus.

Augusto Santos Silva said tourists will be warned how full beaches are so that they can avoid crowded spots.

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