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Business leaders, MPs and sports stars back Telegraph letter urging Government to close lockdown gender gap

Prominent names have backed a letter published in The Telegraph urging action to halt the effect of the pandemic on women
Prominent names have backed a letter published in The Telegraph urging action to halt the effect of the pandemic on women
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Britain risks “sleepwalking” into another economic problem by “overlooking women in the recovery plan”, Dame Helena Morrissey warns today as she joins over 50 business leaders, MPs and senior figures in fashion and sport in calling on the Government to take concrete action to halt the long-term effect of the coronavirus pandemic on women. 

In a letter to the editor of the Telegraph, which you can read in full below, some of the

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Turkey Is Struggling to Undo Lockdown Damage

(Bloomberg) —

Once the growth engine of Turkey’s $750 billion economy, consumers are setting their sights lower in the post-lockdown era.

After the coronavirus pandemic struck Turkey in mid-March, the government severely limited people’s movements at the expense of business activity, keeping most curbs in place until late May. The lifting of restrictions alone hasn’t been enough to bring the consumer economy back, while a second surge in new infections soon followed.

High-frequency indicators over the past few weeks gave a snapshot of an uneven and weak recovery even before new cases started to rise again in recent days. Lacking

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