August 25, 2020

Highest ever gusts of wind recorded in August as Storm Francis lashes UK

Met Office issues an amber warning for very strong winds across most of Wales and central England
August 25, 2020

Mayfair landlord Grosvenor extends eating out discounts

One of London's biggest commercial landlords is to subsidise discounted meals beyond the Treasury's 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme in a bid to avoid a renewed slump in footfall.
August 25, 2020

Flights to UK from Switzerland hiked to more than £500 one-way

The hike in prices follow fears the country could be next on the UK's quarantine list
August 25, 2020

Virgin Atlantic step closer to £1.2bn rescue deal after getting creditors’ backing

Virgin Atlantic is a step closer to securing a £1.2bn rescue deal after it received overwhelming backing from the company's creditors.
August 25, 2020

PM calls for end to ‘wetness’ after Rule, Britannia! decision

BC’s chief says it was 'right' to remove lyrics from some traditional anthems at the Last Night of the Proms
August 25, 2020

Payment dates for Universal Credit during August bank holiday

Payments that normally clear on August 31 may appear in bank accounts slightly earlier for those claiming various allowances
August 25, 2020

‘Spider bite destroyed my whole life’ says stranded Brit

Andrew Hodges claims he has been unable to travel home to the UK from Cambodia because of his injuries and coronavirus travel restrictions
August 25, 2020

Everything you need to know about potential Covid vaccines

Several companies are closing in on what would be a breakthrough in the pandemic fight
August 25, 2020

New lockdown rules in Birmingham from Wednesday

Shops and restaurants could be shut, events banned and public spaces sealed off
August 25, 2020

Retail jobs being cut at fastest rate – and worst is yet to come

Jobs have not been cut this quickly since the financial crisis and shop owners expect it to get worse
August 25, 2020

No jail for depressed man who drove into railway bridge and hit a car

"You can consider yourself very, very lucky that you didn’t kill him"
August 25, 2020

Coastguard has to rescue ice cream van stuck on beach

Fortunately the van was carrying cones