5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Monday 29th April 2019
5. Jaguar Land Rover, Britain’s largest auto manufacturer, said it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data.
4. Chancellor Philip Hammond will this week rule on the future of 1p and 2p coins, a year after he called them “obsolete”.
3. The UK’s shale gas commissioner is resigning after just six months, saying fracking is being throttled by rules preventing mini earthquakes.
Natascha Engel, a former Labour MP, said the cautious approach to tremors had created a de facto ban on fracking.
2. Yesterday China warned Britain not to discriminate against companies involved in developing the 5G network and to resist pressure from other countries, over whether it should work with Huawei Technologies.
1. Fewer British holidaymakers have booked a summer holiday inside the European Union this year amid continuing Brexit uncertainty, Thomas Cook says.
The travel firm says 48% of the holidays it sold up until the end of February were to non-EU destinations, up 10% on last year.