December 11, 2020

Virgin Media and O2 £31bn merger under investigation by watchdog

A detailed investigation has been launched by a watchdog into the £31bn merger between Virgin Media and O2.
December 11, 2020

Quietest time to Christmas food shop at Tesco, Aldi & Asda

SUPERMARKETS are likely to become more busy in the lead up to Christmas, meaning there might be more queues outside. When is the quietest time to shop at Tesco, Aldi and Asda?
December 11, 2020

Brexit trade deal still ‘significant possibility’ but ‘won’t come at any price’, says minister

A Brexit trade deal is still "a significant possibility" with EU and UK negotiators "90% of the way there" - but it won't "come at any price", a cabinet minister has told Sky News.
December 11, 2020

UK banks ready to withstand hit of up to £200bn in face of economic risks

Britain’s big banks are ready to withstand a hit of up to £200bn as the economy faces risks, including rising unemployment and the end of the Brexit transition period, the Bank of England says.
December 11, 2020

Calls for clarity on post-Brexit travel after fears non-essential EU trips could be banned

Travel agents and holidaymakers are calling for more clarity from the government after Brexit amid fears non-essential EU travel could be banned.
December 11, 2020

70% of Test and Trace contracts were awarded without any competition

Seven out of ten contracts signed by Test and Trace were awarded without any competition, the UK's public spending watchdog has found, raising further concerns about government spending during the pandemic.
December 11, 2020

Disney announces new films and TV shows – seven things we learned

Star Wars spinoffs, 10 new Marvel series and the Kardashian clan's return to TV have been announced by Disney.
December 11, 2020

Mastercard and Visa will no longer allow their cards to be used on Pornhub

Mastercard and Visa have said that they will no longer allow their credit and debit cards to be used for purchases on Pornhub.
December 11, 2020

PM’s warning to EU leaders reveals the biggest sticking point in Brexit negotiations

Boris Johnson did not have a UK audience in mind when he made his stark warning that an exit from the European Union without a trade deal is almost upon us. 
December 11, 2020

Battery gigaplant at old coal-fired power station could create 8,000 jobs

The UK's first so-called battery gigaplant could create 3,000 jobs at the site of a demolished coal-fired power station in Northumberland.
December 10, 2020

Supermarkets – and their customers – ‘face a £3.1bn bombshell’ if UK leaves EU without a trade deal

Supermarkets and their shoppers could be hit with a £3.1bn annual bill on food and drink if there is no post-Brexit trade deal with the EU.
December 10, 2020

Brexit: Holidays, healthcare, driving abroad, and pets – what will change on 1 January?

The Brexit transition period is set to end on 1 January - with or without a future trade deal with the EU - but some changes will happen regardless of the outcome of trade negotiations.