August 19, 2020

Why Donald Trump has demanded Americans boycott Goodyear

President Trump has demanded that Americans boycott Goodyear after the tyre company banned staff from wearing political attire in the workplace.
August 19, 2020

Harry Potter theme park to open in Tokyo in 2023

A new Harry Potter theme park, based on the world-famous wizarding novels written by J K Rowling, will open in Tokyo in 2023.
August 19, 2020

Apple market value tops $2trn as virus crisis drives tech surge

Apple has seen its market value hit $2trn for the first time as US tech companies enjoy a surge in popularity during the coronavirus pandemic.
August 19, 2020

Czech lottery giant hires firm which employs ex-DCMS chief

The Czech gaming giant which has expressed an interest in running Britain’s National Lottery is being advised by a consulting firm which employs the former mandarin who ran the Whitehall department responsible for its oversight.
August 19, 2020

Electric car sales are on the rise – is coronavirus a turning point for the market?

Coronavirus has changed the way we travel.
August 19, 2020

Can the cruise industry really recover from coronavirus?

A loyal customer base will help the cruise liner industry as it takes its first tentative steps towards recovering from the pandemic.
August 19, 2020

Tastecard takes on delivery giants with discount service

Diners' club Tastecard has announced plans to take on the likes of Deliveroo, Uber Eats, and Just Eat with a new takeaway delivery and collection service with a permanent discount of at least 10%.
August 19, 2020

Microsoft to kill off Internet Explorer after 25 years

Microsoft has confirmed that it will be ending support for Internet Explorer on 17 August 2021.
August 19, 2020

Airport testing could end ‘quarantine roulette’ for holidaymakers – but how would it work?

Heathrow Airport wants to test passengers arriving from certain countries for coronavirus when they enter the UK, potentially allowing them to spend less time in quarantine if they test negative.
August 19, 2020

Australia orders 25 million doses of Oxford University’s potential coronavirus vaccine

Australia has ordered 25 million doses of Oxford University's potential COVID-19 vaccine, the country's prime minister said.
August 19, 2020

Heathrow unveils plans for COVID-19 testing facility to replace quarantine measures

Heathrow Airport has unveiled plans for a new coronavirus testing facility which it hopes will lead to the end of the mandatory 14-day quarantine for travellers returning from countries which have been removed from the UK's safe list.
August 19, 2020

Commuters face 1.6% increase in season ticket prices next year

Commuters face a 1.6% rise in rail fares next year - under a rule pegging the increase to July's inflation figure.