May 16, 2020

Department store JC Penney forced to file for bankruptcy

The financial pressure of the coronavirus pandemic has forced US department store chain JCPenney to file for bankruptcy protection.
May 16, 2020

The blind 14-year-old girl who moves the audience on BGT to tears

The 14-year-old singer from London played the piano and sang ‘Salvation’ by Gabrielle
May 16, 2020

No soundtrack but NASCAR hopes for a hit on return

Like a movie with no musical score, NASCAR returns from a two-month novel coronavirus-forced hiatus on Sunday for a race without the fans who provide the background soundtrack for sporting events around the world.
May 16, 2020

Eerie silence across stadiums as Bundesliga restarts

From social distancing substitutes using airport stairs, to disinfected balls and a potential television audience of one billion, the Bundesliga enjoyed a chequered restart as the first major sports league to resume amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 16, 2020

Inventor Sir James Dyson is richest person on UK’s Rich List

It is the first time he has topped the Sunday Times ranking - here are the top 10
May 16, 2020

Dortmund rout Schalke to close gap on Bayern

Borussia Dortmund thrashed traditional rivals Schalke 4-0 to close the gap on champions and leaders Bayern Munich to one point as the Bundesliga restarted on Saturday after a two-month break caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
May 16, 2020

Dortmund explode back into action as Bundesliga restarts with no fans

Borussia Dortmund provided much-needed fireworks with a 4-0 demolition of bitter rivals Schalke 04 on Saturday after the German league restarted in front of empty stands after a suspension of over two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 16, 2020

Why children can take lunch boxes to school but not pencil cases

There will be new rules when schools reopen in England in June
May 16, 2020

Coronavirus: Treasury start-ups fund clears state aid hurdle

The government's new vehicle for backing fast-growing UK companies will launch next week after clearing a crucial state aid hurdle that will pave the way for investments by hundreds of venture capital funds.
May 16, 2020

Pub chain develops safe way to reopen with screens and one-way system

The measures have been installed to test out their effectiveness in a real environment
May 16, 2020

Winemakers consider socially-distant tours to tempt back customers

The English wine industry is facing an uncertain future, with a loss of income from tours combined with a loss of sales to the hospitality sector.
May 16, 2020

Leipzig survive late scare in 1-1 draw with Freiburg

Bundesliga title hopefuls RB Leipzig needed the help of the video assistant referee (VAR) to grab a 1-1 draw at home to Freiburg when the German top-flight returned to action on Saturday after a two-month break due to the COVID-19 pandemic.