August 21, 2020

Airbnb to ban house parties to tackle pandemic

More than four months after the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a pandemic, Airbnb is banning house parties and limiting guest numbers in order to prevent the virus spreading.
August 21, 2020

Kate Middleton and Prince William rare PDA amid coronavirus – fans claim ‘We need that’

KATE MIDDLETON, 38, and Prince William, also 38, have been performing royal duties throughout the pandemic. More recently they have been visiting towns in the UK for face-to-face meetings.
August 21, 2020

Tax hikes may be inevitable as cuts alone will not wipe away debt on this scale

The national debt passing £2trn is a moment to relish for fans of round numbers but there is not much else to enjoy about the mind-boggling landmark.
August 21, 2020

Shop sales rebound to surge past pre-coronavirus peak in July

Retail sales bounced back past their pre-coronavirus level in July - the first full month non-essential shops were open after lockdown.
August 21, 2020

Kate Middleton body language shows signs of ‘dramatic sadness’ in the Royal Family

KATE MIDDLETON, 38, is the Duchess of Cambridge and wife of Prince William, also 38. When she has been seen out this year, a body language expert noted how she has changed.
August 21, 2020

Borrowing hits record £150.5bn between April and July as COVID-19 spending soared

Borrowing has rocketed to a record £150.5bn in the current financial year due to soaring spending caused by the coronavirus crisis.
August 21, 2020

Huawei P30 Pro owners just got the Android news they’ve been waiting to hear

HUAWEI P30 Pro owners can sleep easy tonight after receiving the Android update they've been desperately waiting to hear. Phew.
August 21, 2020

Diabetes type 2 warning – the six ‘less well-recognised’ symptoms of high blood sugar

DIABETES type 2 symptoms may include feeling unusually tired, passing more urine than normal, and having cuts or wounds that take longer to heal than expected. You could also be at risk of high blood sugar if you notice these signs that aren't as well ...
August 20, 2020

Warning of spiral of debt as ‘6 million Britons fall behind on household bills’

Unpaid household bills built up during lockdown will lead to a spiral of debt for many unless financial support is provided, according to Citizens Advice.
August 20, 2020

Buyout giants click on £9.2bn cloud software group Visma

A pair of private equity investors are to become shareholders in a cloud software giant as part of a $12.2bn (£9.2bn) transaction that will mark the industry’s biggest-ever buyout.
August 20, 2020

Estee Lauder to cut up to 2,000 jobs as lockdowns hit makeup demand

Cosmetics firm Estee Lauder says it is to cut up to 2,000 staff after a coronavirus crisis hit to sales.
August 20, 2020

Survey finds 12% of workers still on furlough as scheme winds down

Around one in eight workers remain on furlough as the job retention scheme is wound down, latest figures show.