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Young and old will be hardest hit by lockdown economically, study finds

A study has found that more than one in three 18 to 24-year-olds, and three in 10 workers in their early 60s, are receiving less pay than they did at the start of the year. This compares with less than a quarter of workers aged 35 to 49, suggesting it is the young and old who will suffer most as a result of the lockdown – Guardian

Doubts raised over Oxford coronavirus vaccine after all of the monkeys that took part in the trial are found to have contracted the disease – Mail

UK unemployment surges to 1.35 million – expert expects very quick rise to over 10% – Express

At least 300 UK primary schools will not open to more pupils on June 1 – Financial Times

Criminals to avoid day in court while legal backlog is cleared – Times

Fears of global trade war with China after Beijing slaps 80 per cent tariff on Australian exports starting today as brutal payback over country’s call for coronavirus inquiry backed by 100 nations including the UK – Mail

COMMENT

Williamson’s homework deserves a D minus – Hugo Rifkind, Times

How can Britain trust this floundering crew of fibbers to tackle coronavirus? – Polly Toynbee, Guardian

The coronavirus crisis must not be allowed to delay Brexit – Charles Moore, Telegraph

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