February 3, 2021

GameStop: I’m one of the WallStreetBets ‘degenerates’ – here’s why retail trading craze is just getting started

Now that Gen Z has got a taste for financial trading, the whole game has changed.
February 3, 2021

Beckham-backed cannabis firm scores with London float

A cannabinoids company backed by David Beckham will this week become the first company of its kind to formally unveil plans for a main London stock market debut.
February 3, 2021

Boris Johnson erupts at SNP in furious row over ‘reckless’ visit to Covid vaccine firm

BORIS Johnson has defended a visit to a vaccine production firm which suffered a COVID-19 outbreak just 24 hours before.
February 3, 2021

UK cannabis therapy firm to combine with sleep disorder specialist in £5.3bn deal

A UK-based pharmaceutical firm that specialises in a cannabis-derived treatment for epilepsy has agreed to be bought in a $7.2bn (£5.3bn) takeover.
February 3, 2021

Former bank chief Mario Draghi agrees to form new Italian government

Former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi has agreed to form a non-political government to steer Italy through the coronavirus pandemic.
February 3, 2021

Asda’s new owners plan to sell petrol station business and take on debt

Asda's new owners plan to sell its petrol station network and some of its distribution centres while taking on £3.5bn worth of debt, it has been disclosed.
February 3, 2021

There is much to admire about Jeff Bezos but his social legacy is not secure

Jeff Bezos is likely to go down in history as one of the greatest American business visionaries of all-time - on a par with oil magnate John D Rockefeller, the carmaker Henry Ford and the Scots-born steel-making giant Andrew Carnegie.
February 3, 2021

Arthritis treatment: Could CBD reduce the severity of symptoms in the painful condition?

ARTHRITIS pain is the hallmark of the condition, alongside swelling and stiffness in the joints. Affecting more than 10 million people in the UK, could cannabidiol help relieve an achy body?
February 3, 2021

PM open to overriding Brexit deal to ensure ‘no barrier down the Irish Sea’

Boris Johnson has vowed to "do everything we need to do" - including an attempt to override post-Brexit arrangements with the EU - in order to "ensure there is no barrier down the Irish Sea".
February 3, 2021

Covid vaccines ‘may have to be started from scratch’ as more variants expected

THE COVID-19 vaccine programme has sparked hope in Britain that lockdown restrictions could soon be lifted. But one expert has warned the discovery of new variants may mean the rollout could "have to be started from scratch" if the jabs can't keep up.
February 3, 2021

Kia recall almost 1,000 popular road cars after technical glitch leads to safety concerns

KIA IS recalling almost 1,000 popular Sorento models after technical glitches with their cars emergency identification system.
February 3, 2021

Ministers weigh Vue chief Richards for BFI chair role

Ministers are weighing whether to appoint the boss of one of the UK's biggest cinema chains as the next head of the British Film Institute (BFI) despite him being unable to serve a full term under its current Royal Charter.