June 22, 2020

Former chancellor Javid: Cut national insurance to boost economy

Sajid Javid has called for a cut in national insurance to boost the UK's recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
June 22, 2020

Cinemas to reopen as PM takes axe to two-metre distancing rule

Cinemas, museums and galleries in England are to be allowed to re-open from 4 July, in the latest move by Boris Johnson to restore normal life after the three-month coronavirus lockdown.
June 22, 2020

Apple chases Android features with new iOS updates

Apple came out chasing Google in an event on Monday which announced dozens of new features for the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac lines.
June 22, 2020

Online car retailer Cazoo becomes fastest British ‘unicorn’

An online car retailer launched just six months ago will this week lay claim to the status of becoming Britain's fastest-ever technology 'unicorn' after raising another £25m from investors.
June 22, 2020

PM keeps Sunday trading laws ‘under review’ as he faces Tory rebellion

A plan to extend Sunday opening hours for shops is being kept "under review" by Boris Johnson - after it emerged at least 50 Conservative MPs are preparing to rebel over the proposal.
June 22, 2020

New FCA boss will get £455,000 a year but he faces a number of ‘hot potatoes’

It is one of the toughest jobs in the public sector.
June 22, 2020

Inhaled version of ‘promising’ COVID-19 treatment to be trialled

Gilead Sciences is to trial an inhaled version of remdesivir, a drug which it says shows promise in the treatment of COVID-19.
June 22, 2020

Manufacturers suffer record quarterly decline – CBI

Britain's industrial output suffered its biggest quarterly fall on record in the three months to June, according to latest CBI figures.
June 22, 2020

Coronavirus: Celsa steels itself for pay curbs in £30m loan deal

A Spanish-owned steel producer has agreed to tough new curbs on executive pay and dividends in exchange for a £30m government loan that could result in British taxpayers becoming shareholders in the company.
June 22, 2020

Latest rules on face coverings in Tesco, Asda, Aldi and Sainsbury’s

The rules are being updated as lockdown eases in some areas across the UK
June 22, 2020

Drivers face £160 fine if they break new road rules

New scheme could mean huge penalties for drivers who don't keep up to date with capital charge rules
June 22, 2020

Bungling burglar dialled 999 for help when he got stuck in a window

Frederick Moulton tried to burgle the empty property in Swindon but his leg became trapped - leaving him hanging upside down