April 21, 2022

Elon Musk secures £35.6bn funding for Twitter takeover attempt

Elon Musk has secured the financing for his takeover bid of Twitter, including £16.1bn of his own fortune, according to a new regulatory filing on Thursday.
April 21, 2022

Disney caught in crossfire of ‘Don’t Say Gay’ row

The culture wars have torn the United States apart - and one of America's biggest and most famous companies has been caught in the crossfire.
April 21, 2022

Asda owners plan to create 32,000 jobs through EG Group food expansion

EG Group, the petrol station and food retail business run by Asda's owners, has announced plans to create 32,000 jobs globally over the next five years, with the bulk of them in the UK.
April 21, 2022

Sport stars back Chelsea bid, Tesla shares jump and the chancellor is in Washington

Sky’s Ian King gets an exclusive from our city editor, Mark Kleinman, about the famous sports stars backing one of the bids to takeover Chelsea FC from Roman Abramovich.
April 21, 2022

Sir Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams pledge funds to Broughton bid for Chelsea

Sir Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams, two of the world’s biggest sports stars, are committing millions of pounds to one of the bids vying to become the new owners of Chelsea Football Club.
April 21, 2022

‘They chose wrong guy to pick fight with’: Florida passes bill to strip Disney of self-governing status

The Florida Senate has passed a bill that would dissolve the special taxing district that allows Walt Disney Co to self-govern in its theme park area.
April 21, 2022

KitKat-maker Nestle warns of further price hikes ahead to protect margins from rising costs

Nestle, the maker of KitKat chocolate bars and Nespresso coffee, has warned that rising costs will force it to raise prices again this year.
April 21, 2022

Why car insurance costs are predicted to continue climbing as premiums nudge 18-month high

Drivers in the UK are paying an average £550 for a comprehensive car insurance policy, according to a survey which warns the cost is likely to continue to rise.
April 21, 2022

Elon Musk drives off with $23bn reward as Tesla price hikes boost quarterly profits

Price rises to offset an increase in costs within Tesla's supply chain has helped the company post a leap in profits and Elon Musk to $23bn (£17.6bn) in rewards.
April 20, 2022

Germany to ban Russian oil imports by end of year

Germany has said it will stop Russian oil imports by the end of the year.
April 20, 2022

Rail union plans ‘biggest strike in modern history’ over job cuts

The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Union has announced plans for the "biggest rail strike in modern history" amid an ongoing dispute about jobs and pay.
April 20, 2022

Sir Richard Branson calls for lower speed limits and suggests flight cuts to reduce West’s reliance on Russian energy

Sir Richard Branson has called for lower speed limits to reduce the West's reliance on Russian energy and suggested that airlines could cut some flights to help Ukraine.