May 7, 2020

Uber plunges to $2.9bn loss but ‘encouraged’ as lockdowns ease

Uber has reported a loss of $2.9bn (£2.3bn) for the first quarter as the coronavirus took its toll but said it saw encouraging signs in markets beginning to open up after lockdowns.
May 7, 2020

Urban Exposure banker is trustee of £1.2m loan charity

A senior City adviser to Urban Exposure, the listed property lender, is a trustee of a charity that received a £1.2m loan from the company, disclosed after concerns raised by its nominated adviser.
May 7, 2020

Drivers getting back on the road after lockdown slump, says AA

The AA has seen breakdown call-outs by motorists return close to normal levels as drivers get back behind the wheel, its boss told Sky News.
May 7, 2020

Shareholders sacrificed as BT ramps up fibre investment

You have to go back nearly 20 years to the last time BT announced it was not paying a final dividend to shareholders.
May 7, 2020

No fans in Dutch stadiums until vaccine developed – health minister

Sporting events in the Netherlands will have to take place without fans in attendance until there is a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, Health Minister Hugo de Jonge said.
May 7, 2020

UK airports ask passengers to wear face coverings and gloves

Passengers at three UK airports are now being asked to wear face coverings and gloves.
May 7, 2020

Canada’s Pospisil hits out at Kyrgios for merger opposition

Canada's Vasek Pospisil has hit back at Nick Kyrgios for opposing the proposal to merge the men's ATP and women's WTA tennis tours, saying the Australian did not have enough information to comment on the matter.
May 7, 2020

Williams says safety first but F1 teams must race to survive

Williams will put safety first even though the team is one of several whose survival depends on Formula One starting racing again, deputy principal Claire Williams said.
May 7, 2020

World champion Klose signs up as Bayern assistant coach

World Cup record scorer Miroslav Klose has signed a one-year contract to become Bayern Munich assistant coach under head coach Hansi Flick from next season, the Bundesliga champions said on Thursday.
May 7, 2020

Bulgarian league to resume on June 5, following season to start on July 25

Bulgaria's top division will resume after the COVID-19 stoppage on June 5 without spectators in a shortened format, which would allow the league season to be completed within a month, the country's football union (BFU) said on Thursday.
May 7, 2020

French Open ticket holders to be reimbursed – organisers

All tickets purchased for this year's French Open are going to be cancelled and reimbursed instead of being transferred, after the tournament was delayed by four months, organisers said on Thursday.
May 7, 2020

Horseracing: Racing to make tentative return in Germany

Horse racing resumes in Germany on Thursday two months after a ban due to the coronavirus pandemic, with a limited number of races in front of empty stands in Hanover and strict health conditions, Germany's racing organisation said.