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Johnson to face grilling by senior MPs next week
22/05/2020 | news | politics | 3,126
The PM will be questioned by the Commons' Liaison Committee for the first time since taking office.
Wetherspoon pubs set out post-lockdown plans
22/05/2020 | news | business | 343
The pub chain has said that staff will be given face masks and protective eyewear when pubs reopen.
UK arrivals could be fined for breaking quarantine
22/05/2020 | news | uk | 1,904
Travellers to the UK must self-isolate for 14 days from next month, the government is expected to announce.
Acting earlier would have cut deaths - Sage member
21/05/2020 | news | uk | 1,065
Locking down the UK sooner would have made a big difference to the death rate, a scientific adviser says.
NHS fees to be scrapped for overseas health staff
21/05/2020 | news | politics | 2,759
NHS staff and care workers from abroad are to be exempt, as Labour calls it "the right thing to do".
Government defends NHS fee for overseas carers
21/05/2020 | news | uk | 440
A number of Conservatives are now calling for health and care workers to be exempt from the charge.
Net migration from outside EU hits 'highest level'
21/05/2020 | news | politics | 2,399
Official figures show an estimated 282,000 more non-EU citizens came to the UK than left in 2019.
PM faces rebels over NHS fee for overseas carers
21/05/2020 | news | uk | 651
It comes after Boris Johnson rejected calls to scrap the fees health workers must pay to use the NHS.
Track and trace system in place from June - PM
20/05/2020 | news | uk | 4,494
It comes as Labour accuses the government of leaving a "huge hole" in the UK's coronavirus defences.
PM rejects call to scrap overseas carers NHS fee
20/05/2020 | news | politics | 926
Charging migrant health workers to use the NHS is cruel and unfair, opposition leaders tell the PM.
Government publishes 'approach' to EU trade deal
19/05/2020 | news | politics | 3,081
Michael Gove says the bloc held up talks with its "ideological approach" as the UK publishes its plans.
Five and overs in UK now eligible for virus test
18/05/2020 | news | uk | 1,719
Coronavirus testing has been extended to everyone aged five and over in the UK with symptoms.
UK adds loss of smell to coronavirus symptoms list
18/05/2020 | news | health | 983
Loss of smell and taste join a new cough and fever as signs that self-isolation may be necessary, experts say.
MPs give initial backing to immigration bill
18/05/2020 | news | politics | 5,114
The legislation paves the way for the UK to create a new post-Brexit immigration system.
We owe it to children to open schools - Williamson
16/05/2020 | news | uk | 5,304
The education secretary acknowledges some parents are "very anxious" about schools reopening in England.
Government now says no French quarantine exemption
15/05/2020 | news | business | 1,449
Under the plans announced last weekend, people arriving from abroad must isolate themselves for two weeks.
First hints virus vaccine trains immune system
15/05/2020 | news | health | 613
Larger trials now needed to see if the vaccine can protect against the coronavirus.
UK warns of 'very little progress' in EU talks
15/05/2020 | news | politics | 3,738
Disagreements remain over fishing and competition as the EU's Michel Barnier warns of a stalemate.
Doctors 'told not to discuss PPE shortages'
15/05/2020 | news | uk | 1,527
One NHS doctor tells BBC Newsnight he was told by managers at his hospital to "stop causing a fuss".
Coronavirus antibody test a 'positive development'
14/05/2020 | news | health | 3,824
The test, now approved in the UK, can tell who has had Covid-19 - but gives no guarantee they are immune.
MPs urge UK ban on chlorinated chicken
12/05/2020 | news | science | 1,389
Hormone-fed beef and chlorine-washed chicken should remain banned in England. the government is warned.
Fear of spike in abandoned puppies post-lockdown
12/05/2020 | news | uk | 34
Charities and shelters say new owners may not be able to commit to their pets on returning to work.
Foreign holiday season 'likely to be cancelled'
12/05/2020 | news | business | 3,665
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says "big, lavish international holidays" are unlikely this summer.
Ryanair flyers must ask for loo as flights ramp up
12/05/2020 | news | business | 1,524
The airline aims to reintroduce 40% of its schedule from July, subject to travel restrictions being lifted.
Arrivals from France to escape UK quarantine
10/05/2020 | news | business | 2,669
The UK government says the new measures will not apply to those travelling from France.
PPE gowns bought for NHS from Turkey unusable
07/05/2020 | news | uk | 2,531
More than 2,000 gowns ordered by the UK do not meet British safety standards, the government confirms.
UK first European country to pass 30,000 deaths
06/05/2020 | news | uk | 3,919
The UK records a further 649 deaths, taking the total number of coronavirus deaths to 30,076.
PM 'bitterly regrets' care home crisis
06/05/2020 | news | politics | 4,336
The PM says government is "working hard" to tackle it - and sets 200,000 test aim by end of month.
UK coronavirus death toll higher than Italy's
05/05/2020 | news | uk | 5,283
The figure of 29,427 deaths is "a massive tragedy", the foreign secretary says, but steers clear of comparisons.
Mass testing earlier 'would have been beneficial'
05/05/2020 | news | uk | 2,344
The UK's chief scientist tells MPs mass testing is "part of the system that you need to get right".
UK 'set for deepest downturn in living memory'
05/05/2020 | news | business | 2,374
A closely watched survey confirms that the service sector contracted at a record pace last month.
Labour calls for virus workplace safety standards
04/05/2020 | news | politics | 616
Sir Keir Starmer urges politicians, employers and unions to work together to address public "anxiety".
'Huge gaps' in draft coronavirus workplace rules
04/05/2020 | news | uk | 2,041
The leader of the TUC says she cannot recommend the government's draft advice "in its current form".
How will you commute to work after lockdown?
04/05/2020 | news | technology | 153
Interest in finding an alternative to public transport is growing as people think about returning to the office.
O2 and Virgin Media in talks to merge
04/05/2020 | news | business | 198
A tie-up between two of the UK's largest mobile, broadband and media firms could create a major rival to BT.
UK tests pass government's 100,000-a-day target
01/05/2020 | news | uk | 6,758
A third of the government's 122,300 tests in 24 hours were sent in the post but not necessarily completed.
UK past the peak of coronavirus, says PM
30/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,304
Boris Johnson says he will set out a plan next week on the economy, schools and transport beyond lockdown.
Doubt over plans to reopen rubbish tips
30/04/2020 | news | uk | 503
Some authorities say waste sites will reopen at the weekend, while others say further guidance is needed.
PM to update UK on 'steps to defeat' coronavirus
29/04/2020 | news | uk | 1,996
Boris Johnson will lead the Downing Street briefing for the first time since his return to work.
UK coronavirus deaths pass 26,000
29/04/2020 | news | uk | 2,512
The foreign secretary says the figure is not a "sudden surge", as it includes retrospective deaths.
Big offices may be in the past, says Barclays boss
29/04/2020 | news | business | 803
The bank is rethinking its office strategy as many work from home during the coronavirus crisis.
Johnson 'focused on PPE delivery' on return to work
28/04/2020 | news | politics | 1,956
The government responds to a BBC Panorama investigation on shortages of protective equipment for NHS.
UK failed to stockpile crucial protective kit
27/04/2020 | news | other | 2,916
Failures in the preparation for the coronavirus pandemic are revealed by a BBC investigation.
This is the moment of maximum risk, Johnson says
27/04/2020 | news | uk | 5,932
The PM returns as ministers pledge £60,000 for the families of NHS and care staff who die with Covid-19.
Furloughed workers urged to become fruit pickers
26/04/2020 | news | business | 919
Environment Secretary George Eustice urges staff on furlough to ease a growing crisis on farms.
UK 'throwing everything' at coronavirus vaccine
21/04/2020 | news | uk | 307
Matt Hancock says human trials for a vaccine developed by the University of Oxford will begin on Thursday.
Insurer to give £25 refunds as cars sit idle
21/04/2020 | news | business | 869
Pressure mounts on other motor insurers to offer refunds as people stay at home during the pandemic.
Warning over misleading 2019 election campaigns
21/04/2020 | news | politics | 434
The Electoral Commission says parties must make ads more trustworthy before the next election.
PM fears second peak from relaxing lockdown
20/04/2020 | news | politics | 5,953
Government sources say measures are likely to be modified rather than eased in three weeks.
RAF plane en route to Turkey amid NHS kit row
20/04/2020 | news | uk | 4,564
The government says it is working "around the clock" to end the shortage of protective gear.
Councils 'on brink of financial failure'
17/04/2020 | news | politics | 1,723
Coronavirus has seen costs of supporting vulnerable people increase just as councils' incomes drop.
Virus tests expanded to more public service staff
17/04/2020 | news | uk | 2,589
Capacity is rising "sharply" but fewer NHS staff than expected are coming forward, Matt Hancock says.
UK to be 'guided by scientists' on face masks
17/04/2020 | news | uk | 2,226
There are growing calls for the public to wear face masks but ministers insist the evidence is mixed.
'Virtual' Parliament plans approved
15/04/2020 | news | politics | 1,039
MPs and peers plan to take part in some parliamentary business via video link.
One in five deaths now linked to coronavirus
14/04/2020 | news | health | 4,641
Coronavirus prompts spike in mortality with data showing weekly deaths have hit a record high.
'Shamed' despite sticking to social distancing rules
09/04/2020 | news | uk | 1,395
Even those abiding by the lockdown regulations can find themselves the target for shaming.
Wills 'being signed on car bonnets' amid lockdown
08/04/2020 | news | business | 378
Solicitors see a "massive rise" in demand but the need for two witnesses creates practical difficulties.
Tesco tells people to visit stores to get food
08/04/2020 | news | business | 2,664
The supermarket says there is "simply not enough capacity" to supply everyone with online shopping.
Investors seize on positive news but rally fades
07/04/2020 | news | business | 175
US shares shed gains after a global stock market rally.
Most coronavirus deaths occurring in hospitals
07/04/2020 | news | health | 1,122
Latest figures show some are happening in the community but most are on hospital wards.
Closing open spaces should be 'last resort'
06/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,230
The communities secretary warns councils to be "judicious" over locking up green spaces.
'Stay at home' plea as Easter holiday looms
03/04/2020 | news | uk | 1,407
Warm weather is expected but the coronavirus lockdown remains in place, authorities warn.
Hancock aims for 100,000 tests a day by May
02/04/2020 | news | uk | 2,889
Just over 10,000 people were tested in the UK on Wednesday, as coronavirus deaths rose to 2,921.
UK mortgage market goes into partial lockdown
31/03/2020 | news | business | 1,047
Lenders are cutting back on loans, unless borrowers have a huge deposit or plenty of equity.
Delay Brexit deadline amid coronavirus, say MEPs
30/03/2020 | news | politics | 2,494
The UK is due to stop following EU rules by the end of 2020 but a group of MEPs say the date should be pushed back.
Airport handler firms at risk due to virus
30/03/2020 | news | business | 74
Aviation services companies are calling on the government for urgent assistance due to the pandemic.
Things to get worse before getting better, PM says
28/03/2020 | news | politics | 5,154
Measures to target coronavirus may get tougher, Boris Johnson says in letter sent to every UK home.
'Mix-up' over EU ventilator scheme
26/03/2020 | news | politics | 4,482
Labour demands an "urgent explanation" from ministers over why they did not join EU equipment plan.
NHS staff to get free parking amid virus outbreak
26/03/2020 | news | politics | 863
A petition signed by 400,000 called on the government to thank NHS staff by axing the fees.
Banks under fire for coronavirus loan tactics
25/03/2020 | news | business | 769
MPs have criticised banks for asking business owners to put their own property up to secure loans.
Government orders 10,000 ventilators from Dyson
25/03/2020 | news | business | 919
The engineering firm developed a new type of ventilator in response to calls on behalf of the NHS.
PM thanks 500,000 who have signed up to help NHS
25/03/2020 | news | uk | 2,948
The role of volunteers will be "absolutely crucial" in fighting coronavirus, says Boris Johnson.
'Avoid using microwave to get faster internet'
24/03/2020 | news | business | 550
With millions of people working from home, media watchdog Ofcom issues tips to boost internet speed.
Strict new curbs on life in UK announced by PM
23/03/2020 | news | uk | 3,797
Gatherings of more than two people are banned, shops ordered to close and social events halted as part of rules to keep Britons at home and stop the spread of coronavirus.
Hancock admits ‘challenges’ over NHS equipment
23/03/2020 | news | uk | 2,092
It comes after some NHS staff complained of shortages and said they were being treated as "cannon fodder".
Stay at home to stay safe, 1.5 million advised
21/03/2020 | news | uk | 6,986
They will be advised to stay at home for 12 weeks, as the UK's death total reaches 281.
M&S invokes wartime spirit as virus impact hits
20/03/2020 | news | business | 916
In a gloomy trading update the retailer says it served customers during world wars will continue to do so.
PM: We can 'turn the tide' on coronavirus crisis
19/03/2020 | news | uk | 429
Boris Johnson says he believes the UK can "send it packing" if people follow government advice.
Asian nations face second wave of virus cases
19/03/2020 | news | world | 671
There is growing concern that people returning home as borders close could bring the virus with them.
Coronavirus testing rolled out to NHS staff
18/03/2020 | news | uk | 40
Frontline health service workers will be screened as capacity for testing is increased.
MPs stay away from House of Commons chamber
18/03/2020 | news | politics | 272
Tories and Labour ordered that only those asking the PM questions attend, amid coronavirus fears.
US stocks see worst fall since 1987 on virus fears
16/03/2020 | news | business | 4,540
Wall Street's Dow Jones slides 12.9% as Donald Trump says economy "may be" heading for recession.
English local elections postponed over coronavirus
13/03/2020 | news | politics | 2,767
The delay comes as visitor access to Parliament is restricted to reduce the impact of the virus.
Republic of Ireland to close schools and colleges
12/03/2020 | news | uk | 2,238
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says the measures take effect from 18:00 on Thursday until 29 March.
Pavement parking could be banned in England
11/03/2020 | news | uk | 1,030
Ministers consult on a ban to help pedestrians, but the AA warns it could lead to "parking chaos".
How hackers are preying on coronavirus fears
11/03/2020 | news | technology | 115
How to spot five of the biggest email phishing scams based around Covid-19 concerns.
Sunak pumps billions into economy to combat virus
11/03/2020 | news | politics | 3,936
The chancellor warns the outbreak is likely to cause a temporary but significant disruption to the UK economy, in his first Budget.
Government wins vote after Huawei rebellion
09/03/2020 | news | politics | 1,984
Rebel Tory MPs fail to pass their amendment blocking the company's involvement in the UK's 5G network.
Global shares plunge in worst day since financial crisis
09/03/2020 | news | business | 4,444
Global stocks plunge after a sharp fall in the oil price hits markets already reeling from the coronavirus.
Supermarkets doubt minister's food supply claim
06/03/2020 | news | business | 1,863
One executive says the health secretary has "made up" claims of "working with the supermarkets".
Brexit preparations cost UK more than £4bn
05/03/2020 | news | politics | 3,074
In October last year, 22,000 civil servants were working on Brexit, the public spending watchdog said.
DWP 'shocked' by own disability tribunal record
05/03/2020 | news | business | 572
It has lost more disability discrimination tribunals since 2016 than any other employer, Panorama finds.
Retailers warned not to 'exploit' coronavirus fears
05/03/2020 | news | business | 373
The competition watchdog is monitoring price rises amid reported shortages of hand gels and face masks.
BBC 'must reflect nation' says culture secretary
05/03/2020 | news | entertainment | 3,252
Oliver Dowden says the corporation needs to do more to reflect the UK's "genuine diversity".
Is the NHS ready for the surge in coronavirus cases?
04/03/2020 | news | health | 405
With a peak just weeks away, the health service has been busy making preparations. Will it be able to cope?
Medicine shortage fears as India limits exports
04/03/2020 | news | business | 183
It comes as the coronavirus outbreak has kept many Chinese drug ingredient manufacturers shut.
Government clarifies virus insurance stance
03/03/2020 | news | business | 639
The government says it will declare coronavirus a "notifiable disease" after pressure from businesses.
Major economies 'ready to act over coronavirus'
03/03/2020 | news | business | 172
Finance chiefs including US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin will use "all tools" to tackle the hit to growth.
Fifth of workers 'could be off sick at virus peak'
03/03/2020 | news | uk | 5,061
Non-urgent NHS care may be delayed if the coronavirus outbreak worsens, the government says, as the number of UK cases rises to 51.
Greggs 'would pay staff who need to self-isolate'
03/03/2020 | news | business | 544
The sandwich chain had an "exceptional" 2019, but cautions that coronavirus could hurt this year's sales.
Coronavirus could spread 'significantly' - PM
02/03/2020 | news | uk | 2,680
Boris Johnson says expansion of the virus is "on the cards" in the UK, as the number of cases rises to 39.
Leasehold property buyers 'misled by developers'
28/02/2020 | news | business | 956
Many homeowners find themselves in "serious traps" after being mis-sold properties, a watchdog says.
Airlines warn of coronavirus bookings hit
28/02/2020 | news | business | 303
British Airways owner IAG says it has seen a "significant fall-off in demand" for flights to Italy.
One million homes get access to ultrafast broadband
27/02/2020 | news | technology | 136
The West Midlands gigabit switch-on is the largest in the UK, says Virgin Media, but comes at a price.
UK prepared to ditch EU trade talks in June
26/02/2020 | news | politics | 8,249
Michael Gove says the UK will not accept any alignment with EU laws, as he announces the UK's strategy.
Why payday is different during the crisis
25/02/2020 | news | business | 378
As many people see smaller pay cheques, we explain wages and sick pay during the coronavirus crisis.
UK government 'well prepared' for coronavirus
24/02/2020 | news | uk | 1,618
The number of UK cases rose to 13 after cruise ship passengers returned to Britain on Saturday.
More than 2,000 government mobiles lost or stolen
20/02/2020 | news | technology | 94
At least 2,004 government mobiles were lost or stolen in a year, more than a third from the MoD.
Turning billions of £20 notes into compost
20/02/2020 | news | business | 113
Around two billion paper £20 notes will be replaced with polymer notes in the next few months.
Airlines warn of coronavirus earnings impact
20/02/2020 | news | business | 86
The alerts by Qantas and Air France-KLM come as concerns grow over the hit to the global economy.
Barnier: UK can't have Canada trade deal with EU
18/02/2020 | news | politics | 7,686
The chief negotiator says the UK's "particular proximity" to the bloc rules out a similar agreement.
No putting meat on expenses, says property firm
17/02/2020 | news | business | 1,154
Developers Igloo Regeneration has gone vegetarian to cut its environmental impact.
Tory MPs warn No 10 against conflict with BBC
17/02/2020 | news | politics | 3,349
No 10 is urged not to pick fight with broadcaster amid reports it wants it "massively pruned back".
Shoe Zone warns 100 stores could close
17/02/2020 | news | business | 204
Its chief executive has told the BBC that it will close shops if business rates do not change.
Hundreds warned over coronavirus after bus event
14/02/2020 | news | uk | 736
Two MPs cancel public engagements after attending a summit where an attendee was diagnosed with the illness.
Focus on delivering, PM tells cabinet
14/02/2020 | news | politics | 6,306
Boris Johnson sets priorities for his top team, following Sajid Javid's shock resignation.
Sajid Javid quits as chancellor
13/02/2020 | news | politics | 6,939
Rishi Sunak takes over at the Treasury, as his predecessor says he had "no option but to resign".
Cost of repairing Big Ben's tower rises by £18.6m
12/02/2020 | news | politics | 238
A survey of London's famous 177-year-old landmark revealed bomb damage, pollution and asbestos.
Plug pulled on 5,000 post-GCSE qualifications
12/02/2020 | news | education | 337
Many courses with few or no students will be scrapped as ministers prepare for T-levels in England.
Concerns about judges' powers must be heeded - Cox
12/02/2020 | news | politics | 823
The Attorney General says people are right to worry elected politicians are being usurped by the courts.
UK's 2021 census 'could be the last'
11/02/2020 | news | uk | 845
The UK's national statistician hopes other data sources could replace the 200-year-old questionnaire.
Challenger bank N26 to shut all UK accounts
11/02/2020 | news | business | 804
Customers are being told to transfer money out of the app-based bank by 15 April.
Customers to get £30 for energy switching blunders
11/02/2020 | news | business | 93
Victims of switching mistakes will be paid automatically under a compensation scheme starting in May.
Border delays 'could cause fresh food problems'
10/02/2020 | news | business | 3,198
Warning comes after Michael Gove tells firms to prepare for post-Brexit border checks from January.
Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge idea investigated
10/02/2020 | news | politics | 3,227
Number 10 says "a range of government officials" are looking at the idea of a linking bridge.
Four more people diagnosed with coronavirus in UK
10/02/2020 | news | uk | 52
The government issues new powers to force people into quarantine as UK cases double to eight.
Why much of 'the world's factory' remains closed
10/02/2020 | news | business | 113
Apple supplier Foxconn and global car makers have kept Chinese plants closed because of the coronavirus.
OneWeb launches first big batch of satellites
06/02/2020 | news | science | 147
The UK-based firm launches 34 spacecraft for its broadband internet mega-constellation.
Raab in Australia on Brexit trade mission
06/02/2020 | news | politics | 3,027
The foreign secretary says the UK will be a "force for good in the world" as he begins his Asia-Pacific trip.
Green light for UK telecoms satellite at Moon
04/02/2020 | news | science | 89
The Lunar Pathfinder spacecraft will sell communications services to other missions at the Moon.
PM 'admitted he doesn't get climate change'
04/02/2020 | news | science | 2,049
Boris Johnson has failed to lead over the UK's hosting of a key climate summit, its former boss says.
PM: 'No need' for UK to follow EU rules on trade
03/02/2020 | news | uk | 10,094
But the EU's Michel Barnier offers a contrasting vision of negotiations, calling for a "level playing field".
Britons in China call for more UK coronavirus help
28/01/2020 | news | uk | 878
UK citizens criticise the government response as No 10 says it is finalising plans for their return.
Banks asked to explain 40% overdraft rates
28/01/2020 | news | business | 1,342
The City watchdog says most banks have set "very similar prices" under the new rules.
Watchdog questions 'Get ready for Brexit' campaign
27/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,237
The £46m publicity blitz did not leave people "significantly better prepared", says the NAO.
Rolls-Royce plans mini nuclear reactors by 2029
24/01/2020 | news | business | 940
The firm says it plans to build up to 15 of the mini reactors, which can be delivered by a lorry.
Lloyds joins crowd with new 40% overdraft rates
22/01/2020 | news | business | 490
Customers will be charged "personalised" overdraft rates of up to 49.9% from April, but most will pay 39.9%.
Trade tensions rise as US threatens car tariffs
22/01/2020 | news | business | 2,020
The US has warned it could start taxing UK car exports if UK's tech tax goes ahead.
GM's Cruise unveils its first driverless vehicle
22/01/2020 | news | technology | 191
The launch comes six months after Cruise delayed its self-driving vehicle service in San Francisco.
Government loses first votes since election
20/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,526
Ministers are defeated three times over Brexit legislation - on citizens' rights and court rulings.
Shopping centre owner seeks emergency cash
20/01/2020 | news | business | 162
Intu, owner of the Trafford Centre and Lakeside, asks investors for money to shore up finances.
China virus cases triple as infection spreads
20/01/2020 | news | world | 228
This comes as China confirms that a new strain of coronavirus can pass from person to person.
Retail sales fall sharply in December
17/01/2020 | news | business | 879
A fifth straight month without growth adds to pressure on the Bank of England to cut interest rates.
Santander latest bank to set 40% overdraft rate
14/01/2020 | news | business | 897
The move comes as the bank cuts the interest rate it pays on its flagship current account.
Beales boss: 'Councils really don't care'
13/01/2020 | news | business | 727
The boss of struggling department store chain Beales says councils are failing to support the High Street.
Christmas retail winners and losers
09/01/2020 | news | business | 137
Some retailers had a cracking Christmas, while for some, 2019 was a bit of a turkey.
Banks told to stop short-changing loyal savers
09/01/2020 | news | business | 244
Millions of savers who leave money in the same account for years should get a better deal, the regulator says.
Top bosses 'earn average salary within three days'
05/01/2020 | news | business | 1,303
The average wage of a FTSE 100 boss equated to more than £900 an hour, research suggests.
Commuters hit by 2.7% rail fare rise
01/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,722
Many passengers are facing an increase of more than £100 for annual season tickets.
Johnson hails 'radical' Queen's Speech
18/12/2019 | news | politics | 6,537
Seven Brexit-focused bills and plans for extra NHS funding are unveiled in the Queen's Speech.
'Time to tackle online giants' says UK regulator
18/12/2019 | news | business | 119
Competition watchdog's comments come amid reports of government plans to regulate big tech.
More House of Fraser stores to close
16/12/2019 | news | business | 79
Sports Direct says it will be closing 'unprofitable' House of Fraser stores in the next 12 months.
Let the healing begin, urges PM after poll win
13/12/2019 | news | politics | 5,831
Boris Johnson says he hopes his party's "extraordinary" election victory will bring "closure" to years of acrimony.
Rise of SUVs 'makes mockery' of electric car push
09/12/2019 | news | business | 1,203
Exhaust emissions from new cars have been increasing for the past three years, research suggests.
Johnson's Brexit plan 'presents major challenge'
09/12/2019 | news | politics | 2,844
A leaked government document says customs plans for Northern Ireland may not be ready in time.
Labour Budget to 'end austerity' in first 100 days
08/12/2019 | news | politics | 7,011
John McDonnell says Labour would "remake government" in a February Budget if it wins the election.
PM 'misrepresenting' Brexit deal, says Corbyn
06/12/2019 | news | politics | 4,130
The Labour leader says he has "hard evidence" disproving claims there will be no border in the Irish Sea.