PRESS DIGEST-Financial Times - Nov. 30

Reuters | Updated: 30-11-2021 06:28 IST | Created: 30-11-2021 06:28 IST
PRESS DIGEST-Financial Times - Nov. 30

The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Headlines

- UK poised to expand COVID booster programme to all adults - British households face 3.2 bln stg bill for collapsed energy suppliers

- UK's Amigo Loans faces collapse if it fails to resolve dispute with regulators - Northern Ireland economy has outperformed rest of UK, ONS figures show

Overview - The British government's scientific advisers are expected to recommend the COVID-19 vaccine booster programme to all adults in the country, as a further six cases of the new Omicron variant were confirmed in Scotland.

- British households face a bill of more than 120 pounds ($159.78) each for rescuing Bulb and 24 other electricity and gas suppliers that have gone bust in the last three months. - Amigo Loans, one of Britain's largest subprime lenders, has warned it faces collapse if it fails to resolve a dispute with regulators about customer complaints as revenue and customer numbers tumbled.

- Northern Ireland's economy has largely recovered from COVID-19 impact, marking the best performance across all UK nations and regions, experimental official statistics show, pointing to it prospering under the Northern Ireland protocol. ($1 = 0.7510 pounds) (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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