July 9, 2020

Tesco updates rules for shopping in store – but customers aren’t happy with the changes

TESCO has announced new changes for customers shopping in store. The supermarket has scrapped some of its social distancing measures, with some shoppers already expressing concerns over the change.
July 9, 2020

UK quarantine rules end for travellers from dozens of countries

Quarantine rules end today for people travelling to the UK from more than 70 countries and British Overseas Territories.
July 9, 2020

Gyms, indoor pools and leisure centres in England to reopen from 25 July

Gyms, swimming pools and other sports facilities are to be allowed to open their doors once again and this summer's club cricket season is finally getting under way.
July 9, 2020

Huawei ban could lead to mobile phone blackouts, MPs warned

There could be mobile phone blackouts across the UK if the government forces phone companies to strip Huawei out of their networks, MPs have been told.
July 9, 2020

Fashion house for 40 US presidents joins COVID-19 casualties

It has clothed generations of Americans for more than 200 years, including 40 of the country's 45 presidents, but Brooks Brothers has just become the latest US retailer - and probably the most high-profile - to turn up its toes.
July 9, 2020

Bidders circle £1bn sportswear brand Gymshark

A pack of private equity firms is circling Gymshark, the sportswear brand whose spectacular growth has made its founder one of Britain’s wealthiest under-30s.
July 9, 2020

Sky given go-ahead for new TV and film studio at ‘British Hollywood’

Sky - the owner of Sky News - has been given the green light to start building a new "state-of-the-art film and TV studio", close to the famous Elstree Studios in Hertfordshire.
July 9, 2020

Virgin Atlantic fate rests on £200m credit card deal

A £1bn-plus rescue deal for Virgin Atlantic Airways rests on the outcome of crunch talks taking place during the coming days between the airline founded by Sir Richard Branson and two big payment processors.
July 9, 2020

Coronavirus recovery – lessons from the eurozone crisis

The early signs indicate that the EU is responding much more effectively than it did in 2008.
July 9, 2020

Boots to cut 4,000 jobs blaming ‘significant impact’ of coronavirus

High street chain Boots is planning to cut more than 4,000 jobs in a shake-up prompted by the "significant impact" of COVID-19.
July 9, 2020

‘Tricky’ to deliver new stimulus as pandemic spending climbs to £190bn

Rishi Sunak faces a tricky task in spending new money earmarked to help the economy recover from the pandemic as the total taxpayer bill climbs to £190bn, a respected think-tank has said.
July 9, 2020

High-risk workers with no coronavirus symptoms to be tested

Thousands of workers whose jobs put them at higher risk of catching coronavirus will be tested even if they have no symptoms.