PUBLISHED: 16:22 21 September 2020 | UPDATED: 17:04 21 September 2020
Norwich have been selected to trial the Beryl e-scooters. Picture shows one of the docks. Picture: KATE WOLSTENHOLME
Beryl has launched a new e-scooter hire scheme in Norwich, meaning for a small fee those with a driving licence can zip through the city streets in a whole new way.
How does it work?
Anyone who has previously hired a Beryl bike or e-bike will already have the mobile app on their pho…
Coronavirus: Shapps ‘very hopeful’ of airport testing by early December – BBC News
UK transport secretary aims for a new air traveller testing regime, but BA’s boss is sceptical.
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The Transport Secretary says he is “very hopeful” a new testing regime for travellers to the UK can be in place by 1 December, reducing the amount of time people need to spend in quarantine.
Grant Shapps said it could happen as long as there was enough testing capacity to support the plan.
The government has been consulting on a system where passengers would be tested after just a week of isolation.
But BA’s new boss wants testing before departure, not quarantin…
European equities kick off week on upbeat note over Covid vaccine – Financial Times
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Geek Retreat: Retailer of ‘all things geeky’ to open 100 new shops – BBC News
Games and entertainment retailer Geek Retreat says loyal customers helped it thrive in lockdown.
image captionGeek Retreat recently opened new stores in Northwich and Chelmsford
From online fashion to grocery, only a handful of sectors have bucked the coronavirus downturn, and now it seems comics and gaming have joined the list.
Geek Retreat – which specialises in “all things geeky” including comics, memorabilia and table top games – says it will open another 100 stores over the next two years, at a time when the UK High Street is under pressure.
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