September 29, 2021

What the fate of Brent crude’s birthplace tells us about UK energy resilience

Far out in the North Sea, midway between the Shetland Islands and Norway, is one of the most important oilfields in the world.
September 29, 2021

Customers of collapsed energy firms face ‘weekly hit of up to £37’

Customers of failed household gas and electricity providers face losing up to £37.40 a week as a rise in the industry price cap coincides with the withdrawal of coronavirus crisis aid, an energy watchdog has warned.
September 29, 2021

CMA to extend interim chair’s tenure amid stalled Whitehall searches

The temporary chairman of the competition watchdog is to have his term extended, marking the latest delay in a bid to fill one of Britain’s top public sector posts.
September 29, 2021

‘Secretly sending messages to Meghan’: Kate causes huge spike in ‘gold dress’ searches

THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE attended the James Bond premiere on Tuesday evening, along with Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. Kate Middleton absolutely dazzled in a gold, shimmering Jenny Packham gown, and sent social media into a ...
September 29, 2021

Apple Pay users should not set Visa as transport payment card, security experts warn

A combination of design flaws in Apple Pay and Visa could allow hackers to perform contactless payments without the iPhone user needing to unlock their device, researchers have warned.
September 29, 2021

Energy firm Igloo announces it is latest small supplier to cease trading amid rising gas prices

Energy firm Igloo has confirmed it is ceasing to trade - becoming the tenth small supplier to collapse this year as surging wholesale energy costs take their toll.
September 29, 2021

Drivers could face ‘huge repair bill’ and may need new engines due to fuel shortage error

DRIVERS may face a "huge repair bill" with some possibly needing a "new engine" if they accidentally top up with the wrong fuel during the current shortage crisis.
September 29, 2021

Pound at eight-month low as ‘stagflation’ crisis fears take hold

The pound has come under pressure as fears over "stagflation" stalk the economy amid a supply chain crisis and surging energy prices.
September 29, 2021

‘Beautiful look!’ Kate Middleton wows in ‘regal’ purple suit for visit to Northern Ireland

THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE joined Prince William today for a visit to Ulster University in Derry, Northern Ireland. Just hours after appearing on the red carpet for the film premiere of James Bond's No Time to Die, Kate looked stunning in an all-purple p...
September 29, 2021

London-based Z Hotels offers test of recovery with £440m sale

Z Hotels, one of the largest hotel operators in central London, will provide a test of the industry’s post-Covid recovery prospects after instructing agents to sell the business for close to £450m.
September 29, 2021

Energy crisis: Government has domestic nuclear option as China is frozen out

It seems China will have no part in the construction of new nuclear power stations in Britain.
September 29, 2021

No chance, Nicola! Ex SNP chief brutally says party ‘in no position’ to win independence

A FORMER deputy leader of the SNP has said Scottish independence will not happen under Nicola Sturgeon's timetable.