These are external links and will open in a new window. Whether it's "catching a cold" or "contagion", chancellors have long used virology as an analogy to describe the impact of external events on our economy. This time, at this moment, the virus and its impact is very real. In his first Budget, Rishi Sunak must swap his famous red Budget box for a medical kit of parts to vaccinate the economy from coronavirus. There was no Budget in and it is difficult to convey just how extraordinary this first Budget of will be. Even a fortnight ago, the plan was a Budget to launch a parliament of post-Brexit renewal.
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A huge floating device designed by Dutch scientists to clean up an island of rubbish in the Pacific Ocean that is three times the size of France has successfully picked up plastic from the high seas for the first time. Boyan Slat, the creator of the Ocean Cleanup project, tweeted that the metre-long 2,ft free-floating boom had captured and retained debris from what is known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Also, anyone missing a wheel? About , to , metric tonnes of fishing gear is abandoned or lost at sea each year.
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