October 19, 2020

Kate Middleton’s body language suggests she uses ‘hands-off’ approach to parenting

KATE MIDDLETON is the mother of three children. When the Duchess of Cambridge is with the young royals, a body language expert explained she could give a glimpse into her parenting style.
October 19, 2020

Energy price cap extended until end of 2021

The energy price cap will be extended until the end of next year, the government has announced.
October 19, 2020

Ireland’s govt agrees to six weeks of tightest coronavirus restrictions

Ireland's government has agreed to return the country to the highest level of coronavirus restrictions from midnight on Wednesday.
October 19, 2020

‘Red-faced’ SNP ‘quietly tweak’ smacking ban advice after backlash – ‘Mask has slipped!’

OFFICIALS have "quietly" changed guidance that advises people should dial 999 if they see a child being smacked.
October 19, 2020

EU ‘remains available to intensify’ Brexit talks after chief negotiator told to abandon trip to London

The EU's chief negotiator has offered to "intensify" post-Brexit trade discussions - based on legal texts - after the talks were left teetering on the brink of collapse.
October 19, 2020

China has been a graveyard for Western retailers. One by one, big brands have withdrawn

The boundaries between online and offline retailing are becoming increasingly blurred.
October 19, 2020

Disney’s pivot to streaming is a sign of severe COVID economic crisis still to come

The 97-year-old media conglomerate has changed its business strategy and is focusing most of its energy on its streaming platform, Disney+.
October 19, 2020

Businesses ‘still in the dark’ over government’s Brexit trade plans

Two-thirds of businesses say the government has done a poor job of communicating its plans for a post-Brexit trade agreement, according to a survey.
October 19, 2020

COVID-19 latest: Fears Scottish GPs will be unable to cope with coronavirus

GP surgeries are in danger of becoming overwhelmed with demand on services as they struggle to tackle the backlog of non-COVID patients while also caring for the survivors of the virus. The Royal College of General Practitioners Scotland, which represe...
October 19, 2020

BA boss warns UK ‘will get left behind’ if quarantine rules remain

The new chief executive of British Airways has warned that the UK "will get left behind" if it continues to discourage travel through its quarantine regime.
October 19, 2020

UK video games sector grows to record levels despite pandemic

The UK's video games industry has grown to record levels over the past year, and at the fastest rate in more than a decade, according to its trade association.
October 19, 2020

Brexit: What is an Australia-style trade deal and what could it mean for the UK?

Boris Johnson has claimed the EU has refused to agree to the "Canada-style" trade deal he wanted for the UK so it will now be "more like Australia's".