UK high street chains refuse to pay rent

Financial Times | Mar 25, 2020 at 6:21 PM

…Fashion chain Primark is among the UK businesses refusing to pay quarterly rent due on Wednesday and has asked landlords for help weathering the downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. John Bason…

Coronavirus cases cross 600, 1st death in TN; more beds earmarked in civil, military hospitals for COVID-19 patients

The Economic Times | Mar 25, 2020 at 6:16 PM

Coronavirus cases in the country crossed 600 on Wednesday as authorities beefed up preparedness to fight the pandemic with a chain of hospitals of the Army ordnance factories and central paramilitary forces earmarking over 2,000 beds for isolation and treatment of people affected by COVID-19.