December 17, 2020

Bank of England governor apologises after FCA failings over £237m investment scandal

Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey has apologised after an independent report severely criticised the City regulator that he led at the time of a £237m investment scandal.
December 17, 2020

PM to speak to EU chief tonight as Brexit trade talks continue

Boris Johnson will speak to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen tonight as negotiations continue over a post-Brexit trade deal.
December 17, 2020

Swiss refuse to roll over as Trump administration lashes out over currency

It is somehow appropriate that, in the dying days of his administration, Donald Trump has wielded a weapon he threatened to brandish even before taking office.
December 17, 2020

TikTok deletes anti-vax video after MP’s criticism

TikTok scrambled to delete a video featuring anti-vaccination disinformation during a parliamentary hearing on Thursday, after an MP cited it as evidence the platform was not doing to enough to tackle such claims.
December 17, 2020

Why latest slice of jobs support signals months’ more COVID-19 disruption

What is one to read into the Treasury's announcement today that the furlough scheme will be extended a further month?
December 17, 2020

What are Australian-style and Canadian-style Brexit trade deals?

For the UK to exit the EU on genuine Australian, no-deal or WTO terms, the British government would need to reject the WA/NIP. This now appears unlikely.
December 17, 2020

FCA bosses “must repay bonuses” over scandal of LCF collapse

Two of the City watchdog's top executives are under pressure to repay tens of thousands of pounds in bonuses after being castigated for multiple failures during the collapse of a major minibond provider.
December 17, 2020

Furlough scheme extended until end of April

The furlough scheme subsidising wages for temporarily laid-off workers will be extended until the end of April, Rishi Sunak has announced.
December 17, 2020

Christmas gifts for health and fitness fiends – 17 gift ideas for workout warriors

PRIORITISING EXCERCISE was what got a lot of people through this year, and the previously exercise averse have suddenly become workout warriors.
December 17, 2020

Cleaning: Doctors share tips on how to clean kitchen surfaces without spreading germs

CLEANING has never been more important with two thirds of Britons saying they are more concerned with germs in the home since the pandemic began. Now, two former NHS doctors have shared their simple steps to stop spreading germs within the home.
December 17, 2020

How many calories are in a Warburtons crumpet?

WARBURTONS crumpets offer a distinctly British start to the day, but according to recent research, not necessarily the healthiest. How many calories are in a Warburtons crumpet?
December 17, 2020

IBS symptoms could be avoided this Christmas with some simple ‘healthy diet swaps’

IRRITABLE bowel syndrome symptoms could get the better of sufferers who get swept along with the overindulgence of traditional foods this festive season. Nutritionist May Simpkin offers some simple diet swaps you can make so IBS doesn't ruin your Chris...