September 9, 2021

Who is Cressida Dick?

Met commissioner Cressida Dick is reportedly set to be reappointed for two more years, but critics accuse her of "incompetence and cover-up"
September 9, 2021

WizzAir plots route to growth as CEO eyes £100m bonus

Asked in 2003 why he had not taken Ryanair into central and eastern Europe, Michael O’Leary, the airline’s chief executive, was emphatic.
September 9, 2021

Social care reform: here’s why this tax rise isn’t just unfair on young people

Tax rises to pay for the NHS recovery could have focused on those who have profited from the pandemic. Bundling these costs with social care reform, however, risks
September 9, 2021

Why are roaming charges being reintroduced? Three follows EE and Vodafone in bringing back EU costs

But O2 and Sky Mobile say they have no plans to do the same
September 9, 2021

Woman floored as delivery driver walks into her home to leave parcel

She was angry at the driver's bold act
September 9, 2021

Why are refugees coming to the UK on small boats? Priti Patel meets French counterpart to discuss crossings

The Home Secretary says stopping the crossings in the English Channel was an 'absolute priority' for the British public
September 9, 2021

Facebook and Ray-Ban launch range of smart glasses called Ray-Ban Stories

Facebook and Ray-Ban have announced new smart glasses called Ray-Ban Stories are launching on Thursday in three different models, five colours, and with a range of lenses - including prescription - retailing for £299 in the UK.
September 9, 2021

Pfizer and AstraZeneca jabs both cleared for use as boosters in UK

Members of the JCVI are meeting on Thursday, with a decision on who should get a third booster shot expected in the coming days
September 9, 2021

I was on a frenzied trading floor when 9/11 broke – here’s what I witnessed

Some traders were panicking to lose positions that now looked hopelessly exposed, while others were trying to make the most of the opportunity.
September 9, 2021

Astronomers capture images of ‘dog bone’ asteroid in unprecedented detail

216 Kleopatra and its two moons have fascinated stargazers for 140 years
September 9, 2021

Tesco investigating claims its school shirts shrank after one wash

The two shirts were from the same packet, the mum says, with one having been through the wash
September 9, 2021

NHS staff and carers who refuse vaccine could be moved to back-office jobs

The Government has launched a six-week consultation on making vaccination a condition of deployment for frontline workers