Daily Archives: September 15, 2020

Perishers – 16th September 2020

Perishers originally ran from 1959 to 2006. The strip is still so popular today that we decided to reprint the best of the strips by Maurice Dodd and Dennis Collins

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Andy Capp – 16th September 2020

Andy Capp has been a favourite part of the Daily Mirror since 1957. Enjoy the adventures of Andy Capp and wife Flo every day. See previous Andy Capp’s or visit his Facebook page.

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ALEX BRUMMER: Insurers’ shameful attitude to Covid claims

Everyone who has had dealings with insurers knows how hard it can be to collect. That is partly because they have been so bruised down the decades by fraudulent and exaggerated claims. But the attitude of insurers to claims for business interruption caused by the pandemic is inexcusable, and imperilled …

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IN THE MONEY: BHP chief exec Mike Henry rakes in £4.7m in six months

BHP chief executive Mike Henry raked in £4.7million during his first six months. The Canadian-born businessman took over from Andrew Mackenzie on January 1.  Some £2.5million came from a performance-bonus arranged in 2015 when he headed BHP’s coal division. He earned £1.5m from a cash bonus. and so far in …

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High Court judges order insurers to pay business interruption claims

Thousands of British businesses are set for lifeline payouts after winning a landmark court victory against insurers. Companies who were told they would not be able to claim on their insurance when lockdown hit in March were vindicated yesterday after two High Court judges ordered insurers to stump up. But …

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Klarna climbs to top fintech ranking after being valued at £8bn

Swedish payments firm Klarna has become Europe’s highest-valued fintech firm Buy now, pay later firm Klarna has become Europe’s highest-valued fintech firm, at £8billion. The payments outfit has raised £500million in a funding round, led by big-name investors such as Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC and Blackrock, and overtaken digital bank …

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Can US economic recovery save Donald Trump?

The pandemic delivered the deepest and swiftest American downturn in modern history in the first half of 2020, with unemployment soaring to 22m and output plunging. As the presidential election campaign enters its final 60 days, the strategy of Democrat candidate Joe Biden is to pin the blame for the …

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MP urges action over sale of UK tech Arm to US rival Nvidia

Labour MP Daniel Zeichner wants ministers to intervene in the £30bn sale of Arm Pressure is mounting on ministers to intervene in the £30billion sale of Britain’s largest tech company Arm. Daniel Zeichner, the Labour MP for Cambridge, where Arm is based, urged them to step in before the firm …

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