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Bank of England slashes interest rates to boost coronavirus-hit British economy

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The Bank of England has cut its key interest rate to 0.25 percent as it tries to support the coronavirus-hit British economy. The announcement came as a surprise, and just ahead of the government unveiling a budget which is also expected to include stimulus measures. Also today, we look at how major French companies are planning ahead to deal with infections or quarantines of staff.