January 8, 2021

Pubs boss calls for rates extension and VAT cut to help sector survive

The boss of Marston's has called for a rates extension and VAT cut to save the UK's pubs.
January 8, 2021

House prices end 2020 at record high, but pace of growth has slowed

The average UK house price ended 2020 on a record high of £253,374, according to the Halifax House Price Index.
January 8, 2021

Number of new cases of Covid up 27% in a week to 70,000 a day

"The worst-hit areas continue to be Wales, London and the South East."
January 8, 2021

Emergency services and AA urging people to download what3words rescue app

App enables those in need to pinpoint and share their precise 3x3 metre location with 999 services
January 8, 2021

DPD stops road delivery of parcels from UK to Europe

The service has been paused as up to a fifth of parcels don't have the correct paperwork
January 8, 2021

Peter Andre has Covid – but battles on to look after his kids

Nothing was going to stop him celebrating his seven-year-old daughter's birthday
January 8, 2021

Matt Hancock sets out four rules for lifting England’s lockdown

Mr Hancock said this could be the last lockdown
January 8, 2021

Police to issue £200 fine first time you’re caught outside or maskless

Police will now require written evidence of a medical exemption if Brits are to avoid a fine
January 8, 2021

Asos announces new Staffordshire fulfilment centre to employ 2,000 people

Online fashion retailer Asos will invest £90m in a new fulfilment centre in Staffordshire.
January 8, 2021

ASOS to employ 2,000 people as it invests in new warehouse

The 437,000 square feet, AEW and Allianz Real Estate joint venture warehouse will open within 12 months
January 8, 2021

Fraudster jabbed woman, 92, with fake vaccine and charged her £160

He said he was from the NHS and there to administer the Covid-19 vaccine
January 8, 2021

M&S clothing sales hit by trading restrictions in Christmas quarter

Mark's & Spencer has reported a big fall in clothing and homeware sales during the Christmas quarter, due to retail restrictions and the coronavirus pandemic keeping demand low.