September 3, 2020

HS2 construction formally begins with ‘shovels in the ground’ moment

Construction on HS2, the controversial high-speed railway, will get under way today, with a "shovels in the ground" moment.
September 3, 2020

‘Great success for the industry’: More than 100 million meals claimed for in Eat Out To Help Out

More than 100 million discounted meals have been claimed for under the government's Eat Out To Help Out scheme, the chancellor has said.
September 3, 2020

US markets dragged down by tumbling tech stocks

Tech stocks have tumbled on Wall Street, in a sign that America's economic recovery could be stalling.
September 3, 2020

Virgin Atlantic to cut another 1000 jobs after £1.2bn rescue

Virgin Atlantic Airways is preparing to cut more than 1000 jobs within hours of seeing a £1.2bn rescue deal approved, as it contends with a slower-than-expected recovery in international demand for air travel.
September 3, 2020

Airlines call for US-UK ‘testing trial’ to resume more international flights

Airlines have called on the US and UK governments to launch a passenger testing trial for flights between New York and London, as a way to get closer to normal travel.
September 3, 2020

Ocado suspends deliveries to staff as M&S tie-up sees demand surge

Ocado has suspended deliveries to staff as it struggles to deal with a "surge in demand" following its tie-up with Marks and Spencer.
September 3, 2020

Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship

Smaller countries have been competing for tourists for years. New remote work visas suggest they are now competing for citizens.
September 3, 2020

Determination and despair: The workers and business owners who face an uncertain future

Coronavirus poses an unparalleled economic challenge. It has disrupted every facet of the way we live, work and trade, from global supply chains to the corner shop, and placed businesses and workers in peril.
September 3, 2020

Facebook bans political ads before US election as Zuckerberg warns of ‘civil unrest’

Facebook says it will stop accepting political advertisements in the week before the US election, as Mark Zuckerberg warns of "an increased risk of civil unrest across the country".
September 3, 2020

Sold house prices: How can you find out how much a house previously sold for?

HOUSE prices reached a record high last month. So if you are looking to buy a new house, how can you find out how much a house previously sold for?
September 3, 2020

Steelworkers eye pensions boost from £2bn buyout deal

One of Britain's biggest specialist pension investment firms is in advanced talks about a deal that would boost the retirement pots of thousands of British steelworkers.
September 3, 2020

Takeaways checked for clanliness after coronavirus lockdown

Millions of Britons who never checked their favourite takeaway's hygiene rating before the pandemic are now more vigilant about cleanliness, a study has found. Researchers found eight in 10 were previously happy to take their chances, often buying a ta...