August 21, 2020

Student firm STA Travel ceases trading in the UK

Student travel firm STA Travel UK has ceased trading, saying the coronavirus pandemic has brought its industry to a "standstill".
August 21, 2020

Worst UK wheat harvest in 40 years prompts flour price hike fears

Britain's worst wheat harvest in 40 years is likely to cause a price hike in flour and bread, the industry has warned.
August 21, 2020

Ryanair to cut significantly fewer jobs after staff agree pay cuts

Ryanair plans to cut significantly fewer jobs than originally estimated after most of its pilots and cabin crew agreed to pay cuts, a senior executive has said.
August 21, 2020

Hogweed UK map tracker: Where do you find dangerous giant hogweed plants?

GIANT Hogweed, also knowns as Heracleum Mantegazzianum, is a dangerous plant that grows in some areas of the UK. Where do you find dangerous giant hogweed plants?
August 21, 2020

London’s Crossrail shunted by further delay as cost threatens to rise by £1.1bn

London's delay-hit Crossrail scheme has been held up again and will not open until the "first half of 2022", the developer of the troubled multi-billion pound project has said.
August 21, 2020

How the shadow of slavery still hangs over global finance

Slave traders transformed human lives into profit-bearing opportunities – just like modern finance.
August 21, 2020

Home sales in England recover to January levels as housing boom continues

THE UK housing market continues to defy gravity as yet more positive data was released this morning, charting the rise in property sales in July.
August 21, 2020

Hair-raising: Britons get through 216 bottles of hair product each year

The average household will get through 216 bottles of hair care products every year, a study has found. A study of 2,000 Brits revealed just how much plastic the average family is throwing out from their haircare regime - including shampoo, conditioner...
August 21, 2020

Meghan Markle makes like Kate Middleton with designer mask made by Black woman’s company

MEGHAN MARKLE, 39, and Prince Harry, 35, have been in LA helping out amid the coronavirus crisis. ITV's Royal Editor tweeted: "A masked Harry and Meghan have been handing out school supplies, clothing and nappies/diapers to families in need at a drive-...
August 21, 2020

Property for sale: Where to buy to invest and how to get the best mortgage rate

PROPERTY is one the key ways Britons invest their money. With the stamp duty holiday and current shake ups in the property market, where is the best place to invest and how can you get the best mortgage?
August 21, 2020

Factory that makes sandwiches for M&S forced to close after coronavirus outbreak

A factory in Northampton that makes sandwiches for M&S has been forced to close after a coronavirus outbreak among staff, bosses have said.
August 21, 2020

Eviction ban in England and Wales extended by four weeks

The eviction ban in England and Wales has been extended by four weeks, the government has announced.