December 2, 2021

US watchdog seeks to block $40bn takeover of UK’s Arm Holdings by America’s Nvidia

America's Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is suing to block the $40bn takeover of UK chip designer Arm Holdings by America's Nvidia.
December 2, 2021

Shell scraps plans to develop controversial Cambo oil field

Oil giant Shell has scrapped plans to develop the controversial Cambo oil field in the North Sea.
December 2, 2021

Treasury to kick off search for new Bank of England Court chair

Ministers are poised to kick off a search for the next chair of the Court of the Bank of England, a crucial role in holding the central bank to account and one of the City's most important jobs.
December 2, 2021

Farmers to be paid to look after soil – but charities say plans for sustainable land break Brexit promises

Farmers will be paid to look after soil on their land under a new incentive scheme to replace EU subsidies - but environmental charities have said it fails to protect nature and wildlife.
December 2, 2021

Stranded travellers face spending Christmas in quarantine hotels

British travellers in South Africa face the prospect of spending Christmas in quarantine hotels as there are not enough rooms to accommodate the number of people currently trying to return.
December 2, 2021

Are you richer than before the pandemic? It probably helped if you were well-off already

Did your household emerge from 2020 better or worse off?
December 2, 2021

Rothermere raises offer for Daily Mail owner after investor backlash

Lord Rothermere, the biggest shareholder in the company behind the Daily Mail, has increased his offer to take the company private for a second time after a backlash from investors.
December 2, 2021

Plane made rapid descent because pilots ‘grounded during pandemic’, investigators suggest

A rapid descent made by a Tui passenger plane may be linked to pilots being grounded during the pandemic, investigators have said.
December 2, 2021

Asset manager abrdn agrees £1.5bn takeover of interactive investor

Abrdn, the FTSE 100 asset manager, has agreed a takeover of online investment platform interactive investor (II) worth almost £1.5bn.
December 2, 2021

Virgin Media DOWN: Live television offline for thousands of broadband customers in UK

VIRGIN MEDIA is suffering a catastrophic outage that appears to have impacted thousands of its fibre broadband customers' TV 360 service. Trying to watch television right now, users are confronted with "Error Code V53". When the outage struck, Virgin M...
December 2, 2021

EU fines banks including Barclays, NatWest and HSBC £293m for currency ‘cartel’

The European Union has fined four banks, including UK-based Barclays, NatWest and HSBC, a total of €344m (£293m) for roles in an alleged foreign exchange spot trading cartel.
December 2, 2021

Acid reflux diet: Three foods to help prevent heartburn – verified by a doctor

ACID reflux describes the unpleasant sensation of stomach acid travelling up towards the throat, leaving an unpleasant sour taste in the mouth. A burning sensation in the chest is also likely, so how can you prevent it?