October 16, 2018

Ex-Weetabix chief cleans up with Kleenex bid

A former chief executive of Weetabix is working with Goldman Sachs, the Wall Street banking giant, on a £1bn takeover bid for the consumer goods group behind the Andrex and Kleenex brands.
October 16, 2018

Audi fined £700m over dieselgate scandal

Audi has been fined €800m (£700m) for failings that enabled the firm to sell almost five million diesel with software designed to cheat emissions testing.
October 16, 2018

The remarkable legacy of Microsoft’s Paul Allen

When he helped to found Microsoft, Paul Allen changed civilisation.
October 16, 2018

Danny Boyle reveals Scots beaches in First World War tribute

SIX Scottish beaches have been chosen for a commemoration to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. The event, co-ordinated by Danny Boyle – the man behind the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony – is a UK-wide gesture of remem...
October 16, 2018

War hero: This is what rapist did to me – Afghan veteran says rapist left her ‘broken’

A FORMER Army medic who served in Afghanistan has given up her right to anonymity to tell how she was terrorised by a brutal rapist.
October 16, 2018

The terrifying moment plane is forced to land sideways at Bristol Airport during Storm Callum

Storm Callum brought travel chaos to parts of the UK at the weekend
October 16, 2018

Wage growth improves to strongest since 2009

Pay packets rose by an average of 3.1% in the three months to August, the fastest pace for nearly a decade, according to official figures.
October 16, 2018

Bookmaker pays £2.2m penalty over gambling failings

Paddy Power Betfair is to pay a £2.2m penalty over failings which included allowing a punter to gamble away large sums stolen from a charity.
October 16, 2018

Contactless payments overtake chip-and-pin

Contactless payments have become more popular than chip-and-pin card transactions for the first time in the UK according to a major payment processing company.
October 16, 2018

Nicole Kidman says Tom Cruise kept her ‘from being sexually harassed’

The actress married for love, she says, but being with "powerful" Cruise also meant she was protected.
October 16, 2018

Silkroad Ensemble weaves musical magic

The only criticism for this fine Melbourne Festival concert was that it wasn't long enough.
October 16, 2018

Sure, It’s only October, but the Oscar race is in full swing

The 2018 award-season aspirants will include superheroes, space travellers and Lady Gaga, but will their movies prove popular enough to assuage the fears of an academy that nearly introduced an Oscar just for blockbusters?