December 12, 2020

McLaren sells big stake in F1 team to consortium in £560m deal

A consortium of US-based investors is close to buying a big stake in the McLaren Formula One (F1) team in a deal that will value the historic British racing outfit at more than £550m.
December 12, 2020

Virgin Galactic aborts space tourist test flight

Virgin Galactic aborted a landmark test flight of its rocket-powered space plane, despite everything getting the all-clear a minute before launch.
December 12, 2020

Embattled Rolls-Royce kicks off search for next chairman

The embattled engineering giant Rolls-Royce Holdings is kicking off a search for its next chairman, potentially paving the way for the company's first foreign figurehead since it was privatised by the government more than 30 years ago.
December 12, 2020

Pubs scrambling for scotch eggs as demand surges tenfold

Demand for scotch eggs has surged after ministers said they were sufficient to meet COVID rules for ordering alcohol in pubs and restaurants.