January 6, 2021

Trump bans transactions with eight Chinese payment apps

With just a fortnight remaining before the inauguration of Joe Biden, Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese apps and their developers.
January 6, 2021

Asda boss urges lockdown shoppers not to buy more than they need

Asda has urged customers to "shop considerately and not buy more than they normally would" after latest lockdowns were announced.
January 6, 2021

New car sales lowest for nearly three decades as lockdowns crush demand

New car sales fell to their lowest level in nearly three decades last year as coronavirus lockdowns crushed demand, according to industry figures.
January 6, 2021

Lockdowns and ‘downbeat’ end to 2020 see UK on course for double-dip recession

The UK is on course for a double-dip recession in the first quarter after a "strikingly downbeat" end to 2020 and a new national lockdown, according to a report.
January 5, 2021

GB News seals £60m funding for ‘bold’ launch

The latest addition to Britain's array of 24-hour news channels is to begin recruiting more than 100 journalists after completing a £60m fundraising that it claims was significantly oversubscribed.
January 5, 2021

M&S closes in on deal to salvage Jaeger brand

Marks & Spencer (M&S) is closing in on a deal to buy Jaeger, the loss-making fashion brand which fell victim to the coronavirus pandemic late last year.
January 5, 2021

How Fern Britton shed five stone and shrank from a size 22 to a 12 – weight loss diet plan

FERN BRITTON lost a huge five stone in recent years, slimming down drastically. How did the former This Morning presenter achieve the amazing transformation?
January 5, 2021

Stamp duty: National lockdown could see SDLT deadline extended – ‘wouldn’t be surprised’

THE STAMP duty holiday deadline could be extended beyond March 31 in the wake of the latest national lockdown, according to industry experts. The government is now also facing calls for the SDLT holiday to be extended.
January 5, 2021

Covid update: Nigerian variant may be causing more ‘severe signs and symptoms’ says expert

CORONAVIRUS variants are running amok, with England announcing a national lockdown last night in a bid to contain a particular mutation. Elsewhere, a variant discovered in Nigeria may be causing more severe signs and symptoms, according to a leading ep...
January 5, 2021

More reasons for rivals of Morrisons to fear its resurgence

It is that time of year when retailers brief investors on how they fared over Christmas and, to judge from the trading update issued by Morrisons on Tuesday, the supermarkets ended 2020 as they spent most of the year.
January 5, 2021

It’s too hard to be a vegan because Britons can’t live without fish and chips and bacon

Millions of Britons admit they would struggle with veganism because they couldn't live without cheese, eggs and pancakes. Classics such as roast chicken, fish and chips, and bacon sandwiches would also prove too much to resist according to the research...
January 5, 2021

Heart attack: Sour taste in the mouth, jaw pain or gum disease could be warning signs

HEART attacks occur when an artery supplying your heart with blood and oxygen becomes blocked. Fatty deposits build up over time, forming plaques in your heart's arteries. The mouth could hold unusual clues pertaining to your risk of the deadly condition.