5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Wednesday 9th June 2021

Justin Waite
5 Things You Need To Know
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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Wednesday 9th June 2021

 

5. Sales of halogen lightbulbs are to be banned in the UK from September, with fluorescent lights to follow, under government climate change plans.

The move will cut 1.26 million tonnes of carbon emissions a year and deliver consumers savings, officials say.

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4. The US has eased travel restrictions for many countries as the roll-out of coronavirus vaccines continues.

This saw 61 countries lowered from a Level 4 "avoid all travel" rating including France, Spain and Italy to Level 3, which means fully-vaccinated passengers may go to these areas but most passengers from the UK are still banned from travelling to the US.

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3. ProPublica says it has seen the tax returns of some of the world's richest people, including Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Warren Buffett.

The website alleges Amazon's Mr Bezos paid no tax in 2007 and 2011, while Tesla's Mr Musk paid nothing in 2018.

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2. The UK's 7.8 million part-time workers, most of whom are women, will bear the brunt of job losses when the furlough scheme ends in September.

A study commissioned by Timewise found that half of all part-time workers had been furloughed at one point during the pandemic, compared to a third of full-time employees.

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1. Less than a quarter of pubs are confident they will survive the next three months, official figures show.

Only 24% have a high level of faith they will still be in business at the end of the summer, compared with 44% for all types of company.

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