December 22, 2020

Apple set to launch electric car production by 2024

Apple has made advances in its secret self-driving car project and is set to launch production by 2024, according to reports.
December 22, 2020

Furniture retailer DFS apologises to customers as port delays ‘likely to persist’

Furniture retailer DFS has apologised for delays due to congestion at ports, warning that this problem is "likely to persist".
December 22, 2020

Coronavirus new strain: Seven symptoms to watch out for this Christmas

CORONAVIRUS new strain update: A further clamp down on the new strain of coronavirus is expected when the government reviews the tiers on December 30. While there is no evidence the mutated strain is more severe than its predecessor, it is imperative t...
December 22, 2020

Airlines order UK-New York travellers to take COVID test before flying

Virgin Atlantic has joined British Airways and Delta Airlines in making travellers take COVID tests before they fly from the UK to New York.
December 22, 2020

Covid vaccine calculator: Check when you will get the Covid vaccine here

COVID vaccines rolled out in the UK last week when a 90-year-old woman in Coventry became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer vaccine. When will you get the Covid vaccine?
December 22, 2020

Public sector net borrowing hits £31.6bn in November as debt pile grows

Public sector net borrowing is estimated to have been £31.6bn in November - the third-highest borrowing in any month since records began in 1993.
December 22, 2020

UK talks with France ‘ongoing’ as PM wants to ‘unblock flow of trade as soon as possible’

Talks with France on reopening full trade and transport across the Channel are "ongoing" - as countries across the world have closed their borders to the UK.
December 21, 2020

Jumbo jet’s new home gives hope to post-COVID future pilots

A charity helping hundreds of pilots made redundant due to COVID-19 says more than half have been left with training debts in excess of £100,000. 
December 21, 2020

Royal Mail halts deliveries to Europe amid transport turmoil

Royal Mail has halted deliveries to Europe, except for the Republic of Ireland, due to a UK travel ban triggered by the discovery of a new faster spreading coronavirus strain.
December 21, 2020

Jenkins’ 10x banking tech group eyes $100m injection

The banking technology group founded by a former Barclays chief executive is plotting a $100m fundraising next year as a springboard to the further expansion of its international operations.
December 21, 2020

‘Continue to shop normally’: PM tries to reassure public after France freight ban

Britons have been told to continue shopping normally, despite France banning freight hauliers from crossing the English Channel over fears surrounding a new strain of coronavirus.
December 21, 2020

UK challenger banks fail to dent dominance of ‘big four’

Two news announcements, fewer than 72 hours apart, paint a picture of the current state of play in the UK's banking sector.