January 17, 2022

Vitamin D deficiency: The sensations on the breastbone or shinbone signalling low levels

VITAMIN D is known as the sunshine vitamin and as such when there is no sunshine there is not enough vitamin D in your body. You can determine your risk by using the sternum test on certain bones to clarify if you need vitamin D topping up.
January 17, 2022

Three options left to insulate households from ‘50% increase in energy bills’

Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng will hold fresh talks with energy companies this week as the government narrows its options for insulating consumers from a forecast 50% increase in bills. that campaigners claim would plunge up to six million househol...
January 17, 2022

How to live longer: Four rules the Queen follows to stay healthy

THE QUEEN is still conducting royal duties and keeping active even at 95. Here are four rules our monarch follows to keep fit.
January 17, 2022

Finance chief in talks to quit M&C Saatchi amid takeover tussle

The finance director of M&C Saatchi is in talks to join a private equity-backed rival, a move that could undermine the London-listed advertising agency’s ability to fend off an unsolicited takeover bid.
January 17, 2022

Construction group Kier in talks to buy rival Tilbury Douglas

Kier Group, the London-listed construction company, is in talks about a deal that will complete the break-up of what was once one of Britain’s biggest outsourcers.
January 17, 2022

Skeoch to rule on post-crisis bank ring-fencing regime

A former chief executive of Standard Life will this week deliver his verdict on the ring-fencing structure that saddled Britain’s biggest banks with billions of pounds of additional costs in a bid to shield taxpayers during future financial crises.
January 17, 2022

Unilever risks becoming a takeover target as it pursues GSK’s consumer healthcare arm

Unilever's £50bn offer for the consumer healthcare arm of Glaxosmithkline (GSK) has been rejected - but this feels like the start of what could turn out to be a protracted takeover battle.
January 17, 2022

‘One of the biggest days’: £700m contracts for offshore Scottish wind farm projects awarded

Contracts worth almost £700 million for new offshore wind farms along Scotland's coasts is "one of the biggest, most significant days" in the nation's energy and industrial future, Nicola Sturgeon has told Sky News.
January 17, 2022

Prince Andrew sparks row as furious Scots demand Duke LOSE Earl of Inverness title

PRINCE ANDREW is facing calls to lose yet another title as it is argued it would be "inappropriate" if he kept it given the sexual abuse accusations made against him.
January 17, 2022

COVID self-isolation rules, offshore wind farms and house prices

Ian King explores the change to coronavirus self-isolation rules in England and the impact on businesses.
January 17, 2022

Households facing ‘fuel stress’ set to triple as energy bills surge, think-tank warns

The number of households suffering "fuel stress" because they spend 10% of their budget or more on energy bills looks set to triple to 6.3 million, according to a think-tank.
January 17, 2022

Amazon to continue accepting VISA credit cards in UK as it bids to resolve payment dispute

Amazon has announced that it will not stop accepting Visa credit cards for UK payments later this week as had been planned.