January 25, 2021

UK’s economic recovery from coronavirus downgraded as lockdowns bite

The UK's economic recovery this year will be weaker than previously forecast and take longer than other countries to return to pre-pandemic levels, according to a new IMF report.
January 25, 2021

Travel industry expects mandatory hotel quarantine to be introduced ‘imminently’

Travel industry sources have told Sky News they expect mandatory hotel quarantine to be introduced imminently, as the government tries to suppress new variants of coronavirus.
January 25, 2021

Britain’s Got Talent set to be cancelled for 2021 due to coronavirus crisis

The postponed variety show had planned to hold auditions over the summer and air in the autumn
January 25, 2021

JD Sports eyes £400m cash call to fund deal spree

JD Sports Fashion is in talks about a £400m share sale as it eyes further opportunities to expand in a global retail industry rocked by seismic change wrought by the coronavirus pandemic.
January 25, 2021

Now is not a moment “to ease up” on England’s lockdown restrictions

England's Health Secretary says there are signs that the current lockdown is working but the success of the vaccine rollout needs to come before easing rules
January 25, 2021

Will Young’s twin brother Rupert died by suicide, inquest finds

Rupert Young died aged 41 on July 30 last year
January 25, 2021

UK access to Pfizer jab threatened as EU imposes new controls on COVID vaccine exports

The European Union has threatened to impose strict controls on the exporting of coronavirus vaccines made in the bloc.
January 25, 2021

37,258 coronavirus cases a day on average in UK, says Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock gave an update on the vaccine rollout, as well as the latest death and hospital admissions figures in England
January 25, 2021

Hays Travel to shut almost 100 shops as lockdowns continue to bite

More than 350 staff will be impacted by the move
January 25, 2021

Cineworld bosses to benefit from £65m bonus in scheme for executives

It is the world’s second-largest cinema operator
January 25, 2021

Will Dr Martens float prove to be a comfortable fit for investors?

After a fallow period for flotations, understandably enough given the pandemic, a clutch of companies are now heading to the stock market.
January 25, 2021

Live: Matt Hancock holds Covid press conference

Mr Hancock suggested at the weekend any relaxation in the current restrictions was a 'long, long way off'