[LONDON] Britain unveiled Wednesday a package of stimulus measures worth £30 billion (S$53.8 billion) to fight the growing threat from the coronavirus epidemic to the economy.

FINANCE minister Rishi Sunak signalled the UK's fiscal rules could be ditched as he prepares a massive package of measures to tackle the coronavirus crisis.

BORIS Johnson's regime change at the Treasury could herald yet more tweaks to the rules that keep Britain's budgets in check.