September 22, 2021

Liz Truss visits Mexico to push for UK to join 11-member international trade pact

Foreign secretary Liz Truss will travel to Mexico to push for the country's support for the UK to join an international trade pact.
September 22, 2021

SNP’s ‘de-facto drugs decriminalisation’ as Class A users no longer face prosecution

NICOLA Sturgeon's government was accused of overseeing the "back door" decriminalisation of cocaine and heroin with the expansion of a soft-touch drugs penalty scheme.
September 22, 2021

Federal Reserve prepares to scale back pandemic support but cuts growth forecast

The US Federal Reserve has signalled that it could soon start scaling back its emergency pandemic policies even as the recovery slows - with inflation pressures persisting.
September 22, 2021

Tesco warns driver shortage could spark Christmas panic-buying

Tesco has warned the government that it is worried about panic-buying in the run-up to Christmas as a shortage of HGV drivers results in empty shelves.
September 22, 2021

Kwarteng tells energy sector to ‘look to itself’ but tipping point looms

At what stage will there be a tipping point?
September 22, 2021

‘I can’t sleep at night’: How looming energy bill rise and Universal Credit cut hit Britain’s poorest

Families on Universal Credit are seven times more likely to face a crisis paying their bills and debts than others, according to new research for Sky News from the Resolution Foundation.
September 22, 2021

Which energy firms have gone bust – and what do you do if your supplier is one of them?

More than a million people have now been affected by energy suppliers going bust after the price of buying gas on wholesale markets surged.
September 22, 2021

Ladbrokes owner played it cool over £8bn takeover offer – now new suitor is offering double

It takes a brave board of directors to reject a takeover bid at a juicy premium to where the share price was before.
September 22, 2021

PM downbeat on hopes for progress in striking comprehensive trade deal with US

Boris Johnson has indicated that a comprehensive free trade deal between the UK and US is some way off - having once said London would be "first in line" for an agreement with Washington.
September 22, 2021

Roald Dahl’s family lands £500m windfall from sale to Netflix

The family of Roald Dahl, the author of some of the most famous children's books ever-written, is toasting a windfall of more than £500m after agreeing to sell his works to Netflix, the US-based streaming giant.
September 22, 2021

Energy supplier Green to cease trading as it becomes latest casualty of energy crisis

Energy supplier Green has become the latest victim of the crisis engulfing the sector as it collapsed, blaming "unprecedented market conditions and regulatory failings".
September 22, 2021

Digital ad agency You & Mr Jones in talks with banks about $3bn US float

A digital marketing services group founded by a British advertising executive is plotting a public listing in New York that could value it at more than $3bn (£2.2bn).