French supermarkets prepare for rush over new Covid-19 restrictions
French supermarkets have said they are prepared for any rush which might be caused by the announcement of new coronavirus restrictions this Wednesday evening. Business leaders have warned that a general lockdown would cause a large number of firms to go bust and that more government support would be needed. Concern over new restrictions in France and Germany sparked a sell-off in early trading on the European stock markets. Also in today's bulletin, we look at new figures showing a drastic dropoff in global tourism because of the pandemic.