September 26, 2021

‘No plans to bring in army to do driving’ as minister urges people to stop ‘panic buying’

There are no plans to bring in the army to drive lorries to deliver fuel to petrol stations, a government minister has said, as some brands report as many as 90% of their sites running dry.
September 26, 2021

Government considers calling up army – as competition laws suspended to tackle fuel crisis

The government is considering using the army to help with fuel deliveries as some petrol brands report as many as 90% of their sites running dry.
September 26, 2021

Labour pledge to scrap business rates to boost ‘struggling’ high streets

A future Labour government would scrap business rates as part of "the biggest overhaul of business taxation in a generation", shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves is set to announce.
September 26, 2021

Serviced office giant IWG explores multibillion pound break-up plan

IWG, the serviced offices giant behind Regus and Spaces, is exploring a multibillion pound break-up that would involve splitting it into several distinct companies.
September 26, 2021

Airport reopens on Spanish island rocked by volcanic eruption

The closure of the airport on the Spanish island of La Palma led to long lines at the island’s port
September 26, 2021

Army veteran says noisy neighbours giving him sleepless nights

"I wake up in the middle of the night and I can’t get back to sleep because I’m waiting for the banging to start"
September 26, 2021

Latest UK news lunchtime headlines: Sabina Nessa murder arrest, Shapps defends HGV driver plan, Britain ‘could face Christmas turkey shortage’

The latest news you need to know at lunchtime on Sunday, September 26
September 26, 2021

New platform to help tenants with pets find rental properties has been launched

The service makes it possible for landlords to review the potential risk of a tenant’s pet with ‘a few clicks’
September 26, 2021

Great British Bake Off: The three dog-loving contestants with ‘star barkers’ back home

Prudence, Eli and Maxi are all watching their owners in the GBBO tent from back home
September 26, 2021

PrimaryBid enlists City heavyweight Brydon as new chairman

A British technology company which enabled ordinary investors to access a deluge of corporate cash calls during the COVID-19 crisis will this week name one of the City's biggest heavyweights as its first chairman.
September 26, 2021

Turkey farmer says suppliers will run out before Christmas

Kate Martin says supermarket shelves will be emptier on turkeys this year than they have been before
September 26, 2021

Vets crisis hitting the UK with pets dying before being seen

Burnout and Brexit are contributing to the shortage of vets available