November 25, 2019

National Grid sparks £1.6bn pensions deal with L&G

National Grid, the FTSE-100 utility, will unveil a further step in its efforts to reduce its vast pension liabilities this week when it strikes a £1.6bn deal with Legal & General (L&G).
November 25, 2019

Charles Schwab to pay $26bn for biggest rival

Anyone who doubts the ability of scrappy start-ups to change the world should take a look at a blockbuster deal confirmed today involving two companies that are household names to millions of Americans.
November 25, 2019

Many over-55s can’t cope with pension freedoms – it may now be time to scrap them

The system brought in by the government to advise retirees since the 2015 reforms may actually be making things worse.
November 25, 2019

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct seeks to change its name

Sports Direct International, the retail firm founded and run by Mike Ashley, has tabled a shareholder vote to change to its name.
November 25, 2019

Only 5% of Black Friday ‘deals’ offer the best price

Only 5% of deals on Black Friday will actually offer products at their cheapest, according to a new report from consumer group Which?
November 25, 2019

Watch drunk passengers dice with death in shocking footage taken at stations

Newly-released show a 30% increase in alcohol-related incidents on the railway over the last decade as British Transport Police release footage of incredible mishaps
November 25, 2019

GAME launch Black Friday sale on PS4, Xbox One and the Nintendo Switch

The Black Friday sale at GAME has started and there are some cheap consoles.
November 25, 2019

Aguero’s injury may rule him out of Manchester derby, says Guardiola

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will be sidelined for a few weeks with a tendon injury that could rule him out of next month's Manchester derby, manager Pep Guardiola said on Monday.
November 25, 2019

Beautician bans ‘gangster’s wife’s’ after her abusive reply to cancelled appointment

Salon owner Stacey Ward wasn't expecting such a forceful reply when she messaged a client
November 25, 2019

Viagogo to pay £3.1bn for secondary ticketing rival Stubhub

Controversial secondary ticketing site viagogo says it has agreed to pay eBay $4bn (£3.1bn) for rival Stubhub.
November 25, 2019

TSB to cut 82 branches in strategy overhaul, up to 400 may go

British bank TSB said it will shut 82 branches next year, or 15% of its network, in a turnaround plan that aims to save a total of 100 million pounds ($128 million) by 2022 and which a source said could mean the loss of up to 400 jobs.
November 25, 2019

UK election 2019: a choice between low-tax, individualism or generous state with unknown price tag

The Conservative Party's manifesto presents a modest £2.9 billion spending increase compared to Labour’s £82.9 billion spending programme.