December 11, 2020

Ministers plot creation of £4bn joint Gulf investment fund

Ministers are plotting the launch of a multibillion pound joint investment fund that would be financed partly by contributions from governments in Abu Dhabi and other Gulf states.
December 11, 2020

‘We can breathe’: Former sub-postmasters have convictions over IT scandal quashed

A former sub-postmaster, who was one of six cleared after being wrongly accused of theft and fraud due to an IT error, says they are looking forward to healing and rebuilding their lives.
December 11, 2020

Former sub-postmasters have convictions over IT scandal quashed

Six former sub-postmasters wrongly accused of theft and fraud because of an IT error have become the first to have their convictions quashed.
December 11, 2020

BT slapped with £6.3m fine for breaking rules over contract

BT has been slapped with a £6.3m fine by the telecoms regulator for breaking the rules over a major public services contract in Northern Ireland.
December 11, 2020

Deal or no deal, there may be a Brexit silver lining for Northern Ireland

The future need not be gloomy. It is possible for Northern Ireland to emerge better off at the end of this process.
December 11, 2020

Billionaire Reubens eye stake in GB News TV channel

One of Britain's wealthiest families is in talks to buy a significant stake in GB News, a television channel which is targeting the BBC and Sky News with a proposed launch next year.
December 11, 2020

Camilla looks ‘increasingly anxious and wary’ after The Crown and online abuse

CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES, the Duchess of Cornwall, and her husband Prince Charles have been hit with abuse online following the newest season of The Crown. Clarence House turned replies off on its tweets.
December 11, 2020

UK and EU ‘remain apart on fundamental issues’, says bloc’s chief ahead of Sunday deadline

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has said the UK and EU "remain apart on fundamental issues" ahead of Sunday's deadline for a Brexit trade deal.
December 11, 2020

Virgin Media and O2 £31bn merger under investigation by watchdog

A detailed investigation has been launched by a watchdog into the £31bn merger between Virgin Media and O2.
December 11, 2020

Quietest time to Christmas food shop at Tesco, Aldi & Asda

SUPERMARKETS are likely to become more busy in the lead up to Christmas, meaning there might be more queues outside. When is the quietest time to shop at Tesco, Aldi and Asda?
December 11, 2020

Brexit trade deal still ‘significant possibility’ but ‘won’t come at any price’, says minister

A Brexit trade deal is still "a significant possibility" with EU and UK negotiators "90% of the way there" - but it won't "come at any price", a cabinet minister has told Sky News.
December 11, 2020

UK banks ready to withstand hit of up to £200bn in face of economic risks

Britain’s big banks are ready to withstand a hit of up to £200bn as the economy faces risks, including rising unemployment and the end of the Brexit transition period, the Bank of England says.