Eleanor Pringle

Cineworld is reportedly considering cutting rents and permanently closing some UK cinemas after being hammered by the coronavirus pandemic.

The future of Toby Carvery and All Bar One venues across East Anglia are uncertain as the chains’ owners has announced the closure of 20 sites.

The company that owns the East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star has agreed a change of ownership.

Prime minister Boris Johnson has announced a halt to the easing of lockdown restrictions.

The chancellor is hoping East Anglia will eat out in a August in a bid to save the struggling hospitality sector - and the government will even pick up the bill.

Debenhams has said it is “making contingency plans” following reports the high street retailer is preparing to call in administrators.

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