August 26, 2020

Payment to be given to people on low incomes isolating in high-risk areas

Payments will soon be given to people on low incomes who are self-isolating in areas that are deemed to be at high risk from coronavirus, the government has announced.
August 26, 2020

Mexican food chain Wahaca to close more than a third of restaurants

Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca has become the latest food business to suffer due to the coronavirus pandemic, with more than a third of its outlets in the UK closing.
August 26, 2020

Gatwick Airport to axe up to 600 jobs over ‘dramatic impact’ of coronavirus

Gatwick Airport is to axe up to 600 jobs - around 24% of its workforce - due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the travel industry.
August 26, 2020

UK faces £22bn fall in global visitor spending – report

Britain faces losing £22bn in international visitor spending this year after COVID-19 resulted in a collapse in global travel, according to a report.
August 26, 2020

Virgin launches cheaper broadband package for Universal Credit claimants

Virgin Media is launching an "essential" broadband plan aimed at those facing financial difficulty as a result of the coronavirus crisis.
August 26, 2020

Belarus protests: beleaguered economy underpins anger at Lukashenko government

People have lost all faith in Lukashenko to fix the country's economy.
August 26, 2020

Germany extends jobs support scheme to end of next year

Germany's ruling coalition has agreed to extend its job support package until the end of next year - as Britain prepares to end its own furlough scheme this autumn.
August 26, 2020

What is DeFi and why is it the hottest ticket in cryptocurrencies?

Welcome to the financial revolution that you probably haven't even heard of.
August 26, 2020

£4.5bn float to put The Hut Group founder in line for £700m windfall

The co-founder of The Hut Group, the digital consumer brands retailer, could land one of the biggest payouts in British corporate history from an incentive scheme to be disclosed this week alongside plans for a £4.5bn stock market flotation.
August 26, 2020

Type 2 diabetes: A hearty breakfast you can enjoy to help balance blood sugar levels

TYPE 2 diabetes - Did you know that the mornings are usually the time of day when blood glucose levels are at their highest? This is the claim made by the global diabetes community. Start your day the right way by tucking into a hearty breakfast.
August 26, 2020

Baby names 2020: Most popular boy and girl names in the UK – full list

THE MOST popular baby names in England and Wales have been revealed by the Office of National Statistics . The data lists the most popular names for boys and girls. Has your name made the cut?
August 26, 2020

Lung cancer symptoms – the subtle change to sound of your voice that could be serious

LUNG cancer symptoms include difficulty breathing, headaches, and persistent chest pain. But you could also be at risk of a tumour if you develop a subtle change to the sound of your voice. Does your voice have a "scratchy" sound when you speak? This i...