PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - June 9

June 9 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


Majority of UK cabinet want to cut 2 metres social distancing

Barclays 'misled' the market over Qatar deal, court told

Insurance start-up Lemonade plans to go public


A majority of the cabinet of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pushing to cut the two-metre social distancing rule to contain the coronavirus outbreak in Britain.

British buinesswoman Amanda Staveley’s private equity firm told London’s High Court on Monday it had received a “substantially worse” deal than Qatar when its syndicate invested billions of pounds in Barclays Plc during the financial crisis in 2008.

Tech-driven insurance startup Lemonade Inc filed for its U.S. initial public offering on Monday, looking to take advantage of a recent recovery in the market after the coronavirus crisis slammed the brakes on new listings. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)