EU seeks bloc-wide guarantee to raise 100bn euros during coronavirus outbreak

The instrument “will act as a second line of defence, supporting short-time work schemes and similar measures, to help member states protect jobs and thus employees and self-employed against the risk of unemployment and loss of income,” it said.

Leonardo DiCaprio, the Malaysian Money Scandal and His “Unusual” Foundation

The 1MDB saga has been Hollywood-tinged from the start. Tim Leissner, the Goldman Sachs banker who brokered the deal that set everything in motion, is Kimora Lee Simmons’ husband. (He since has left the firm.) Low was given a “special thanks” in the film’s credits and hailed as a “collaborator” in DiCaprio’s 2014 Golden Globes […]

‘The money has gone to her head’: Pirates of the Caribbean star Kaya Scodelario ‘REFUSES to pay for sick grandmother in Brazil as family label her actions unforgivable’

‘Forgotten where she’s come from’: The UK born actress, who was reportedly paid £1.5 million for her role in the successful Pirates film franchise, has also had her refusal to pay up branded as ‘unforgivable’ by her great aunt Fabiana Moraes, as reported by The Sun On Sunday

UK eases cash call cap to help coronavirus-hit companies raise cash

“In order to help companies raise equity capital in these difficult circumstances, the Pre-Emption Group (PEG) recommends that investors, on a case-by-case basis, consider supporting issuances by companies of up to 20% of their issued share capital on a temporary basis,” the group said in a statement.

Small businesses could get loans from the government’s $2trillion coronavirus relief package by FRIDAY – but fired workers will have to wait two WEEKS for any money

Social programs: Includes $3.5 billion in grants for child care and early education programs; $1 billion in grants to help communities address local economic problems; $900 million in heating, cooling aid for low-income families; $750 million for extra staffing for Head Start programs.

‘I was incredibly insecure’: Pirates Of The Caribbean star Kaya Scodelario reveals how acting helped her beat bullying as a child… as family accuse her of ‘letting money get to her head’

The UK born actress, who was reportedly paid £1.5 million for her role in the successful Pirates film franchise, has also had her refusal to pay up branded as ‘unforgivable’ by her great aunt Fabiana Moraes, as reported by The Sun On Sunday.

LSU needed a tiger; Harvey needed a home: Officials say new Mike VII a great choice for mascot

As a cub named Harvey, the new Mike the Tiger was used to make money by letting tourists feed and pet him for $100 a shot. When he grew too old and too large, the tiger ended up in a facility that lost its license. New owners were brought in by Florida authorities to upgrade […]

Professional CrossFit unites in common cause during the coronavirus pandemic

@nobullproject supports the #UnitedinMovement initiative. Repost @nobullproject “Introducing the United In Movement Trainer. 100% of net proceeds from the United In Movement Black & Pink Trainers will be donated to @unitedinmovement. Available for pre-order 4/3, 8PM ET. #IAMNOBULL #JustTheHorns” #ForwardTogether

Broadway’s Aaron Tveit Thought He Had a Cold — It Turned Out to be Coronavirus

That week of March 12, on Monday and Tuesday, I felt a little bit of cold symptoms. Nothing more than a stuffy nose; allergies. I thought nothing of it. Then on Thursday, we were told at a company meeting that one person had been feeling all of the symptoms and had gone to be tested. […]

Your bills to rise by up to £347 a year as council tax, Sky and overdraft increases kick in – how to avoid them

Try setting up “pots” – sort your cash at the start of each month, so you have a bills pot, a spending pot etc. Use this technique to make payments to your overdraft, eg £100 a month, treating it like any other bill.