October 26, 2021

Microsoft sees sales boom as companies move to the cloud

Microsoft has surpassed estimates for its quarterly earnings, driven by soaring demand for its cloud computing products as businesses change the way in which employees work.
October 26, 2021

Instagram influencer Gabby Allen’s post for Primark banned

An Instagram influencer's post promoting Primark products has been banned after she failed to make it adequately clear she had a commercial relationship with the brand.
October 26, 2021

Chancellor vows budget will deliver strong economy ‘fit for a new age of optimism’

Rishi Sunak has claimed his budget will deliver a stronger economy "fit for a new age of optimism".
October 26, 2021

Google parent Alphabet hits record profits again

Google's parent company Alphabet recorded record profits for a third consecutive quarter, powered by a rise in advertising spending as more consumers shopped online during the pandemic.
October 26, 2021

Digital bank Monzo in talks to raise £300m in new funding at £3bn valuation

Monzo, one of Britain's most prominent standalone digital banks, is in detailed talks to raise hundreds of millions of pounds at a sharply higher valuation despite a string of setbacks which have included curtailing its expansion in the US.
October 26, 2021

Budget set to be a monumental deluge of figures but it’s only really about £36bn

This is, technically speaking, Rishi Sunak's third budget. But it might better be thought of as his first.
October 26, 2021

Diabetes: PPT diet can improve blood sugar levels more than the Mediterranean diet

DIABETES is a lifelong condition causing your blood sugar levels to become too high. Previously, it was suggested that the Mediterranean diet could provide "a great option" for people with diabetes, according to Diabetes UK. New research published in t...
October 26, 2021

BT bolsters defence against potential bid from tycoon Drahi

BT Group has moved to strengthen its defences against a prospective takeover bid from a French billionaire by hiring the advisory firm which employs George Osborne, the former chancellor.
October 26, 2021

Statins side effects: The sign on your mouth, eyes or genitals – ‘contact your doctor’

STATINS are a group of medicines that can help lower the level of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the blood. Like many medicines, there are possible side effects.
October 26, 2021

What we know, expect – and could be missing from Sunak’s budget

Rishi Sunak will deliver his Autumn Budget and Spending Review to MPs in the Commons today, setting out the government's spending and financial strategy.
October 26, 2021

Houseplants: Mark Lane shares what to do if fern leaves turn ‘brown’ – ‘remove them!’

HOUSEPLANT and gardening expert Mark Lane shared what to do if your fern's leaves have turned brown and wilted on BBC One's Morning Live.
October 26, 2021

IKEA buys former Topshop store in London’s Oxford Circus

The world's biggest furniture brand is buying Topshop's former flagship store in London.