August 6, 2020

‘Big fat zero’ profit boost to Serco from COVID-19 contracts

Even when it is swimming with the tide - as opposed to against it, as in the recent past - there will always be someone criticising Serco, the outsourcing group.
August 6, 2020

How Beirut’s port explosion exacerbates Lebanon’s economic crisis

The disaster exposes wider failures of governance and comes amid a deep economic crisis.
August 6, 2020

ITV profits plunge as COVID-19 hammers income

ITV saw its profits almost wiped out after the coronavirus pandemic hammered its main sources of income.
August 6, 2020

Wetherspoon plans to shed up to 130 jobs at head office

Up to 130 jobs are under threat at Wetherspoon as the pub chain looks to cut nearly a third of its head office staff.
August 6, 2020

Bank of England offers some better news but warns of economic ‘scarring’

Let's start with the good news.
August 6, 2020

Bank of England: Economy still set for record slump as rates held

The Bank of England has said the UK is still set for a record economic slump as it as it left interest rates unchanged at 0.1% .
August 5, 2020

‘Disenfranchised and forgotten’: People shielding most likely to lose their jobs

Those who have shielded during the coronavirus pandemic are at least twice as likely to face redundancy as other workers, according to new research.
August 5, 2020

‘Once in a generation’ shake-up aims to speed up planning laws

Moves to slash red tape and hand automatic planning permission to some homes - and projects like schools and hospitals - are being unveiled by Boris Johnson.
August 5, 2020

Hair loss treatment: The herbal extract that stimulates blood flow to promote hair growth

HAIR loss is usually the result of natural processes and the same can be said for its solutions. If you are looking for a natural product that promotes hair growth, an herbal extract has drawn the attention of researchers.
August 5, 2020

PC Andrew Harper’s mum calls for 20-year jail sentences for police killers

Debbie Adlam has launched a campaign for a mandatory minimum prison term, calling it Andrew's Law
August 5, 2020

Rare pictures inside Balmoral: Queen’s private home with tartan decor and nod to father

QUEEN ELIZABETH II, 94, is the British monarch. She has many, many homes - but Balmoral is her only official residence that she owns privately. These rare pictures show glimpses of the historic building's interior.
August 5, 2020

Coronavirus symptoms: Experiencing pain in one of these three body parts is a sign

CORONAVIRUS is an evasive enemy that deploys unpredictable symptoms to throw researchers off its scent. One of the more unsettling symptoms that has come to light is muscle pain in particular areas of the body.