May 21, 2020

How the US government seized all citizens’ gold in 1930s

You've heard of compulsory purchase orders for houses, but few realise it has sometimes happened with the world's favourite precious metal.
May 21, 2020

Countries went on a gold-buying spree before coronavirus took hold – here’s why

Long before COVID-19, central banks were lining their stores for winter.
May 21, 2020

Why gold prices go up and down – five charts

Since the demise of the gold standard in the early 1970s, the precious metal has gone through four distinct phases.
May 21, 2020

The Gold Series: five essential briefings on the world’s favourite precious metal

Everything you ever wanted to know about the big G.
May 21, 2020

Vauxhall: we can’t wait until June for showrooms to open

The Government should allow car showrooms to reopen from Monday or risk production lines standing idle and thousands of workers remaining on furlough, Vauxhall's boss has told Sky News.
May 21, 2020

The Welsh location where Gangs of London filmed its most gruesome episode

We just hope you weren't having your supper at the same time
May 21, 2020

The shopping trolley problem will tell you if you’re good or bad

Your answer to one simple question determines what kind of person you are
May 21, 2020

Five questions you need to ask before booking a foreign holiday

Will it be possible to take a break in the sun this summer?
May 21, 2020

Families in Scotland will be able to meet up from next week

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said people from different households will be allowed to meet outdoors
May 21, 2020

Strict new rules on sun loungers and beaches for Spanish holidays

Beaches will be divided into designated patches, and poolside sun loungers can't be moved
May 21, 2020

Warning not to use trains this Bank Holiday weekend

"With social distancing guidance in place we are able to carry as little as a tenth of the usual number of passenger"
May 21, 2020

NASA needs ‘astronauts’ to live in isolation for eight months

Volunteers will be cut off from all contact with the outside world except by a delayed radio link