June 16, 2020

Coronavirus: Boohoo snaps up Oasis and Warehouse brands

Fresh evidence of the permanent shift in the power-base of British retailing will emerge this week when Boohoo Group, the online fashion giant, buys the former high street stalwarts Oasis and Warehouse.
June 16, 2020

EU launches two investigations into Apple

Europe's competition watchdog has launched two investigations into Apple - including the way it limits the use of the contactless payment function on iPhones.
June 16, 2020

Top bank lobbyist Jones resigns over Staveley remarks

The chief executive of Britain's biggest banking lobby group resigned on Tuesday, just days after apologising to colleagues for sexist remarks he made 12 years ago about Amanda Staveley, the prominent financier.
June 16, 2020

UK braced for three waves of unemployment as furlough scheme wraps up

Nation has been hit by the largest drop in vacancies since records began
June 16, 2020

Treatment breakthrough as common steroid cuts Covid-19 deaths

Experts say the £6 drug Dexamethasone will now become the standard of care for all coronavirus sufferers on oxygen in hospitals
June 16, 2020

A greener economy: how we make sustainability central to business 

New research examines the effectiveness of sustainability leaders making the climate crisis central to their business model and ethos.
June 16, 2020

Coronavirus: Travelodge wins over key landlord with sweetened deal

The budget hotel group Travelodge has sweetened its offer to landlords ahead of a crunch vote on Friday that it says is critical to preserving 10,000 hospitality sector jobs.
June 16, 2020

Prince of Wales reveals he lost sense of smell to Covid-19

The symptoms are ongoing
June 16, 2020

New mystery figure replaces toppled Edward Colston statue

The 'statue' has been chained to a lamppost in a spot facing the former site of the slave trader's monument in Bristol
June 16, 2020

Free school meals extended through summer in Government U-turn

It follows a high-profile social media campaign - and spat with Government ministers - by Manchester Utd's Marcus Rashford who called on the Government to consider the plight of children in poverty.
June 16, 2020

Mum discovers her son was eating an Aldi breadstick with metal in it

Sophia Williams noticed something dark in the 10-month-old's food
June 16, 2020

Jason Manford takes job as an Iceland delivery driver during pandemic

Comedian posted image on social media of him wearing the frozen food giant's uniform with the caption: "Funny how life turns out."