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   Elliot Swann
   

'You audition for a show only for it to get cancelled’

   

   With theatres closed, and TV and movie filming on hold, acting school graduates are struggling.
     * 19h19 hours ago
     * Business

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   Elliot Swann
   

'You audition for a show only for it to get cancelled’

   

   With theatres closed, and TV and movie filming on hold, acting school graduates are struggling.
     * 19h19 hours ago
     * Business

   Woman outside closed California State Employment Development Department office due to coronavirus.
   

Coronavirus could ‘drag on US economy for a decade'

   

   The warning from the Congressional Budget Office comes as tens of millions of Americans are out of work.
     * 2d2 days ago
     * Business

   And old and damaged advertising poster
   

How coronavirus is changing the adverts you see

   

   A large decline in advertising expenditure is hurting the sector, plus TV channels and newspapers.
     * 27 May 202027th May 2020
     * Business

   Students
   

Universities fear fall in lucrative overseas students

   

   Education is one of the sectors of the global economy that is being hardest hit by the pandemic.
     * 20 May 202020th May 2020
     * Business

   oil worker in Midland, Texas
   

'Right now everything I have is shut down'

   

   After years of boom, is the US oil industry now going bust?
     * 19 May 202019th May 2020
     * Business

   Millions of livelihoods have been destroyed and healthcare systems are under strain worldwide by the virus.
   

World Bank warns 60m at risk of 'extreme poverty'

   

   The financial impact of the coronavirus is hitting poor nations hard and destroying millions of livelihoods.
     * 20 May 202020th May 2020
     * Business
     * Comments

   A worker at Vauxhall's factory in Ellesmere Port
   

How can the car industry hope to recover?

   

   As car factories reopen, the automotive sector faces a long road back to normality.
     * 13 May 202013th May 2020
     * Business

Featured Contents

   Elliot Swann
   

'You audition for a show only for it to get cancelled’

   

   With theatres closed, and TV and movie filming on hold, acting school graduates are struggling.
     * 19h19 hours ago
     * Business

   Woman outside closed California State Employment Development Department office due to coronavirus.
   

Coronavirus could ‘drag on US economy for a decade'

   

   The warning from the Congressional Budget Office comes as tens of millions of Americans are out of work.
     * 2d2 days ago
     * Business

   And old and damaged advertising poster
   

How coronavirus is changing the adverts you see

   

   A large decline in advertising expenditure is hurting the sector, plus TV channels and newspapers.
     * 27 May 202027th May 2020
     * Business

   Students
   

Universities fear fall in lucrative overseas students

   

   Education is one of the sectors of the global economy that is being hardest hit by the pandemic.
     * 20 May 202020th May 2020
     * Business

   oil worker in Midland, Texas
   

'Right now everything I have is shut down'

   

   After years of boom, is the US oil industry now going bust?
     * 19 May 202019th May 2020
     * Business

   Millions of livelihoods have been destroyed and healthcare systems are under strain worldwide by the virus.
   

World Bank warns 60m at risk of 'extreme poverty'

   

   The financial impact of the coronavirus is hitting poor nations hard and destroying millions of livelihoods.
     * 20 May 202020th May 2020
     * Business
     * Comments

   A worker at Vauxhall's factory in Ellesmere Port
   

How can the car industry hope to recover?

   

   As car factories reopen, the automotive sector faces a long road back to normality.
     * 13 May 202013th May 2020
     * Business

   Woman outside closed California State Employment Development Department office due to coronavirus.
   

Coronavirus could ‘drag on US economy for a decade'

   

   The warning from the Congressional Budget Office comes as tens of millions of Americans are out of work.
     * 2d2 days ago
     * Business

   And old and damaged advertising poster
   

How coronavirus is changing the adverts you see

   

   A large decline in advertising expenditure is hurting the sector, plus TV channels and newspapers.
     * 27 May 202027th May 2020
     * Business

   Students
   

Universities fear fall in lucrative overseas students

   

   Education is one of the sectors of the global economy that is being hardest hit by the pandemic.
     * 20 May 202020th May 2020
     * Business

   oil worker in Midland, Texas
   

'Right now everything I have is shut down'

   
   Millions of livelihoods have been destroyed and healthcare systems are under strain worldwide by the virus.
   

World Bank warns 60m at risk of 'extreme poverty'

   
   A worker at Vauxhall's factory in Ellesmere Port
   

How can the car industry hope to recover?

   
   Man walking in front of EU and UK flags
   

UK-EU trade talks resume ahead of June summit

   
     * 11 May 202011th May 2020
     * UK Politics
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   Containers on a ship
   

UK-US trade talks will not be an easy ride

   
     * 5 May 20205th May 2020
     * Business

   Tala Sutton
   

Seed sales soar as more of us become budding gardeners

   
     * 7 May 20207th May 2020
     * Business

   Empty street in New York City
   

US to borrow record $3tn in pandemic spending

   
     * 4 May 20204th May 2020
     * Business
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   A pharmacist in France puts up a sign reading 'protective facemasks are available'
   

Eurozone economy shrinks at record rate

   
     * 30 April 202030th April 2020
     * Business
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The warehouses where goods are piling up

   
   The BBC's Monica Miller explains the shape of a coronavirus recession.
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What shape will a recession take?

   
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Are cruise ships in deep water over air pollution?

   
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How a trade war became a tech war

   
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How will airlines get flying again?

   
     * 29 April 202029th April 2020
     * Business

   A couple kiss at the window of their home from which the flags of Italy are displayed during the lockdown in Italy
   

Global economy 'could face deep double recession'

   
     * 16 April 202016th April 2020
     * Business
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BA may not reopen at Gatwick once pandemic passes

   
     * 30 April 202030th April 2020
     * Business

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US economy shrinks at fastest rate since 2008

   
     * 29 April 202029th April 2020
     * Business
     * Comments

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Coronavirus: A visual guide to the economic impact

   
     * 30 April 202030th April 2020
     * Business

   Labourers work in a garment factory during a government-imposed lockdown as a preventative measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
   

Clothing makers give stark virus warning

   
     * 10 April 202010th April 2020
     * Business

   North Sea oil rig
   

Oil plunges for a second day on gloomy outlook

   
     * 22 April 202022nd April 2020
     * Business
     * Comments

   U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a daily briefing of the coronavirus task force at the White House
   

Trump's immigration ban could hit tech sector

   
     * 21 April 202021st April 2020
     * Business

   Tugboats guide a container ship of Maersk Line at the Yangshan Deepwater Port in Shanghai
   

Seafarers in limbo as coronavirus hits shipping

   
     * 15 April 202015th April 2020
     * Business

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Investors seize on positive news but rally fades

   
     * 7 April 20207th April 2020
     * Business
     * Comments

   The Aida Diva cruise ship moored up in Denmark
   

Will we ever take cruise holidays again?

   
     * 8 April 20208th April 2020
     * Business

   Spanish farmers harvest artichokes
   

How are food supply networks coping with coronavirus?

   
     * 26 March 202026th March 2020
     * Business

   A worker at BMW's Mini factory in Oxford
   

Will coronavirus reverse globalisation?

   
     * 1 April 20201st April 2020
     * Business

   Day labors who are three wheeler pullers sleeping on their vans as there are no works due to partial lockdown to keep people safe from coronavirus (COVID-19) spread in Narayanganj, Bangladesh.
   

Calls for debt relief for world's poorest nations

   
     * 7 April 20207th April 2020
     * Business

   A Chinese cargo ship
   

'Drop in global trade to be worse than 2008 crisis'

   
     * 8 April 20208th April 2020
     * Business
     * Comments

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   Posted at 0:18 27 May

How coronavirus is changing the adverts you see

   
   And old and damaged advertising poster
   

   Jonty Bloom

   Business reporter

   A large decline in advertising expenditure is hurting the sector, plus TV channels and newspapers.
   Read more
   Posted at 13:37 25 May

Irish Sea border 'unlikely' to be ready by January

   
   Picture showing map of Irish Sea and EU and union jack
   

   John Campbell

   BBC News NI Economics & Business Editor

   A think tank says the UK government should extend the Brexit transition period.
   Read more
   Posted at 0:08 20 May

Universities fear fall in lucrative overseas students

   
   Students
   

   Jonty Bloom

   Business reporter

   Education is one of the sectors of the global economy that is being hardest hit by the pandemic.
   Read more
   Posted at 16:38 19 May

Brexit: Mirrors and garden shear prices set to fall

   
   A shipment of vehicles prepares to leave for the UK
   

   Dharshini David

   Global trade correspondent

   The government said it has removed import levies on items worth more than £30bn.
   Read more
   Posted at 0:02 17 May

The man who bought 60,000 oil and gas wells

   
   Rusty Hutson
   

   Will Smale

   Business reporter, BBC News

   Rusty Hutson Jr is the boss of fast-growing US energy firm Diversified Gas & Oil.
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   Posted at 15:57 14 May

Decision to cut jobs was hard says Qatar boss

   Qatar Airways boss says he's cutting one in five staff
The chief executive of Qatar Airways says he's cutting one in five staff and aircraft.

   Posted at 0:37 13 May

How can the car industry hope to recover?

   
   A worker at Vauxhall's factory in Ellesmere Port
   

   Theo Leggett

   Business correspondent, BBC News

   As car factories reopen, the automotive sector faces a long road back to normality.
   Read more
   Posted at 0:02 10 May

Coronavirus: Migrants struggle to send money home

   
   Ishaan Girish, Girish Sadanandan, and Smitha Girish.
   

   Frey Lindsay

   Business reporter, BBC World Service

   The Covid-19 pandemic is limiting the ability of people to send and receive money around the world.
   Read more
   Posted at 0:02 5 May

'Cabin fever': Sailors tell of months stuck on ships

   
   ship at sea
   

   Howard Mustoe and Sam Proffitt

   BBC business reporters

   Since March, many ports are refusing to allow crew changes or shore leave.
   Read more
   Posted at 13:09 5 May

UK-US trade talks will not be an easy ride

   
   Containers on a ship
   

   Dharshini David

   Global trade correspondent

   Both sides are desperate for a speedy agreement, but there are clear sticking points.
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