December 11, 2020

Pound under pressure as deadline looms on post-Brexit trade talks

The pound came under pressure and UK banking stocks sold off in volatile trading on Friday as fears of a no-deal Brexit intensified.
December 11, 2020

Pandemic boom paves way for Parcel2Go to deliver sale

A revenue bonanza during the coronavirus pandemic is poised to trigger the sale of a big stake in Britain's biggest independent price comparison platform for parcel delivery services.
December 11, 2020

Mastercard faces £14bn class action after UK Supreme Court ruling

A £14bn damages claim on behalf of tens of millions of British consumers can proceed against Mastercard following a landmark ruling by the UK's highest court.
December 11, 2020

Decentralised finance calls into question whether the crypto industry can ever be regulated

It is near impossible to regulate currencies and financial services that were built to avoid regulation – but it is increasingly necessary
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.