February 1, 2021

‘Upsurge in sinister behaviour’ sees Brexit checks suspended at N Ireland ports

An "upsurge in sinister and menacing behaviour in recent weeks" has led to all physical Brexit checks to be suspended at Belfast and Larne ports.
February 1, 2021

US billionaire paying for first all-civilian mission to space – which three people will he take?

SpaceX is planning to launch the first all-civilian mission to orbit this year - led by a US billionaire who is paying for the entire flight.
February 1, 2021

Electric vehicle charge points ‘must be fitted five times quicker’ to hit 2030 target

The rollout of electric vehicle charge points must become five times quicker to support the upcoming ban on new petrol and diesel cars, according to new research.
February 1, 2021

Former chancellor George Osborne leaves Evening Standard and Blackrock

George Osborne has left his jobs at the London Evening Standard and Blackrock to join financial consultants Robey Warshaw.
February 1, 2021

Why Indian farmers are so angry about the Modi government’s agricultural reforms

While new Indian agricultural reforms are ostensibly aimed at empowering farmers, there are fears they will have the opposite effect. Here's why.
February 1, 2021

Highest number of scams on record in 2020 – but more than half of people who fall victim don’t report them

2020 was the highest year on record for scams in the UK, new research shows.
February 1, 2021

Why armchair investor movement is wrong about short-sellers

Sticking it to the man is something beloved of rebels down the years.
February 1, 2021

‘Buy now pay later’ firms face FCA crackdown

‘Buy now, pay later’ firms such as Klarna will face tighter regulation from the City watchdog following a review of the unsecured credit market.
February 1, 2021

TSB slumps to £205m loss as it counts economic cost of pandemic

TSB has reported a £204.6m annual loss as it counted the economic cost of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the impact of dozens of branch closures.
February 1, 2021

CVC aims to score with $300m global volleyball deal

The former owner of Formula One motor racing is on the brink of a $300m deal with volleyball's governing body that will aim to expand the appeal of one of the world's most popular sports.
February 1, 2021

Silver shines as Reddit traders pile in – but LSE boss warns of over damage to markets

Silver has become the latest target of a small-time trading frenzy that last week targeted US retailer Gamestop - as the boss of the London Stock Exchange group admitted that the trend was a worry.
February 1, 2021

UK orders 40 million more doses of Valneva vacccine

The UK has ordered 40 million more doses of Valneva's COVID-19 vaccine candidate for 2022, bringing its total order to 100 million.