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UK cancels autumn budget, readies new virus measures

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Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is expected to set out new measures to protect jobs on Thursday, after a surge in cases sparked fresh nationwide restrictions.

[LONDON] The British government will not deliver its planned budget later this year due to uncertainty created by the coronavirus pandemic, a finance ministry source said on Wednesday.

But Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is expected to set out new measures to protect jobs on...

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