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Extinction Rebellion: 680 arrests as police aim for ‘business as usual’

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "Officers have made a number of arrests, mainly focused at Oxford Circus, as we are trying our best to give the businesses a chance to return to 'business as usual'

Hopes fade for Jet Airways return as shares plunge

On Thursday, the carrier's shares fell 26.9%, leaving it valued at around $260m (£199m) - far from its 2005 peak of $1.6bn (£1.2bn)

Jet Airways cancels all flights after rescue talks fail

In a letter to the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai, the Indian company said: "Since no emergency funding from the lenders or any other source is forthcoming, the airline will not be able to pay for fuel or other critical services to keep the operations going

China’s GDP figures show signs of recovery

GDP rose by 6.4% in the three months to March compared to the same time last year, a result that was slightly above analysts' expectations

Netflix reports biggest subscriber increase since launch but gains set to...

Some 1.74 million people signed up in the US and 7.86 million signed up elsewhere - both above the average analyst estimates

Jobs market ‘robust’ as unemployment falls

The Office for National Statistics said unemployment fell to 1.34 million (3.9%) and the number of people in work rose to 32.7 million

JD Sports defies high street gloom with ‘record’ result

Executive chairman Peter Cowgill said that the retailer of sports, fashion and outdoor brands had delivered a "record result" thanks to its "relentless focus" on providing a "compelling differentiated proposition to the consumer"

European Union agrees to start trade talks with the US

The European Commission, which coordinates trade policy for the union, approved negotiations on two tracks: one to cut tariffs on industrial goods, the other making it easier for companies to show their products meet EU or US standards

Hunt tells Japan: We don’t want a no-deal Brexit

During a visit to Tokyo, Mr Hunt told Shinzo Abe: "We recognise that Japan has many investments employing hundreds of thousands of people in the UK

Brexit: Philip Hammond defends spending billons on no-deal preparations

Over the past two years, the government had moved thousands of civil servants away from their normal jobs to prepare for the possibility that the UK would leave the European Union without a deal