December 26, 2020

Boxing Day sales hit as COVID closures drive down spending

Cautious shoppers remained at home on Boxing Day, leading to a huge drop in footfall compared to last year across the UK.
December 26, 2020

Boxing Day sales hit as COVID closures drive down spending

Boxing Day sales are expected to fall by more than a quarter compared with last year, despite some shoppers queueing in the early hours in some areas under lighter restrictions.
December 26, 2020

Donor to Brexit-backing think-tank eyes GB News stake

The group behind a think-tank that became a vocal advocate of a hard Brexit is in talks to buy a big stake in GB News, a new current affairs broadcaster that wants to challenge long-standing industry players.
December 26, 2020

Brexit-backing think-tank Legatum eyes GB News stake

The owner of a think-tank that became one of the most vocal advocates of a hard Brexit is in talks to buy a big stake in GB News, a new current affairs broadcaster that wants to challenge long-standing industry players.
December 26, 2020

Boeing 737-8 MAX forced into early landing after engine issue

A Boeing 737-8 MAX was forced to make an unscheduled landing and have one engine shut down after it ran into issues.
December 26, 2020

China to become world’s biggest economy in 2028 thanks to COVID response

China is set to overtake the US to become the world's biggest economy five years earlier than previously thought, thanks in part to its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a think tank.
December 26, 2020

Nine out of ten pubs closed by virus restrictions – some might never re-open

Pubs could miss out on billions of pounds in income over the Christmas period as a result of coronavirus restrictions.