October 20, 2021

Netflix staff join protests outside its headquarters over controversial stand-up show by Dave Chapelle

Staff at Netflix's headquarters in Hollywood have staged a walkout in protest at the release of a controversial special by the stand-up comedian Dave Chappelle.
October 20, 2021

Tesco bakery spelling bungle leaves shoppers in fits of giggles

AN awkward spelling error on a sign in Tesco left shoppers laughing as it completely changed the message.
October 20, 2021

Constipated dad ‘told it was nothing to worry about’ gets cancer diagnosis

A DAD who says he was told his constipation and other symptoms were "nothing to worry about" was diagnosed with bowel cancer at just 35.
October 20, 2021

Bitcoin’s rise has baffled billionaires and spooked banks. What’s next?

When Bitcoin launched in January 2009, it was worth pennies.
October 20, 2021

Commons showdown looms over bid to end ‘fire and rehire’ practice

A House of Commons showdown between Labour and the Conservatives is looming over a move to clamp down on employers using "fire and rehire" to drive down wages and sack staff.
October 20, 2021

Tesla sees sales soar despite supply chain woes – but warns ‘outside factors’ could affect further growth

Tesla said it had battled chip shortages, port congestion and rolling blackouts as it reported better-than-expected sales - but warned "outside factors" could hold back further growth.
October 20, 2021

PM hails New Zealand trade deal secured by UK – but NFU warns it offers ‘almost nothing’ for British farmers

British sheep farmers could face increased competition from New Zealand lamb imports as a consequence of a free-trade deal which has been secured and hailed as "great" by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
October 20, 2021

Bitcoin hits new high as launch of new fund opens up market to wider class of investors

Bitcoin has hit a new record high after the launch of a new exchange traded fund (ETF) linked to the cryptocurrency - seen as likely to open it up to a wider class of investors.
October 20, 2021

Weidmann exits after dogged campaign against ECB’s approach to ‘addictive’ cheap money

One of the world's most important central bankers is stepping down.
October 20, 2021

Lloyds is shutting 48 more branches – is yours one of them?

Lloyds Banking Group has announced the closure of 48 branches early next year adding to 100 already shutting or shut in 2021.
October 20, 2021

Petrol retailers warn of record prices at the pumps within days

Petrol retailers have warned that record pump prices are expected within days as the country battles surging costs on many fronts.
October 20, 2021

Drug wholesaler hit by MHRA suspension seeks funding injection

A drug distributor which had its licence suspended earlier this year by Britain’s medicines watchdog has hired City advisers to raise tens of millions of pounds of new funding.