April 13, 2022

Is it cheaper to boil water in a microwave? Best time to ditch the kettle to save money

BOILING WATER is the foundation of the most basic kitchen tasks, and the kettle is often the go-to appliance to do it. A microwave or even the hob can boil water just as effectively, but which method is the cheapest?
April 13, 2022

‘Ask for no ice with drinks’ Ex-KFC worker shares ‘life-changing’ fast food secrets

A FORMER KFC employee shared his top hacks for ordering at the fast food chain.
April 12, 2022

P&O Ferries’ hopes of Dover crossings from Good Friday in doubt as ship ‘detained’ following inspection

P&O Ferries' hopes of resuming cross-Channel services between Dover and Calais later this week appear to have suffered a big blow after the Sprit of Britain was further detained, according to the French authorities.
April 12, 2022

City regulator faces prospect of industrial action following union vote

Members of the Unite union at City regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have voted to back industrial action in a dispute over changes to their pay and conditions.
April 12, 2022

Extinction Rebellion protesters shut down Lloyd’s of London HQ with superglue and chains

Climate protesters stopped staff entering major insurance marketplace Lloyd's of London using superglue, chains and bike locks.
April 12, 2022

Inflation rises to 7% as cost of living crisis deepens

The rate of inflation shot up to a fresh 30-year high of 7% in March reflecting, for the first time, the immediate effects of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
April 12, 2022

US inflation hits highest rate since 1981 as Ukraine war pushes up energy prices

Inflation in the US has reached 8.5% - the highest annual increase in more than 40 years.
April 12, 2022

Apollo plots £2bn raid on staycations giant Parkdean Resorts

The US-based private equity giant Apollo Global Management is plotting a £2bn takeover of Parkdean Resorts as it seeks a slice of Britain's staycations boom.
April 12, 2022

EasyJet blames government for delays that are adding to flight cancellations

EasyJet has blamed the government for security delays that are increasing the number of flights being cancelled.
April 12, 2022

ASOS expects £14m hit after stopping sales in Russia

ASOS has said it expects to take a £14m hit after deciding to stop selling clothes in Russia in response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine.
April 12, 2022

Chelsea FC sale: Celtics owner Pagliuca breaks silence with pledge to ‘cherish’ Blues

The co-owner of the Boston Celtics basketball team has broken his silence over his interest in buying Chelsea Football Club by publicly declaring his intention to "cherish and preserve" the London side and hinting that he would be prepared to reduce hi...
April 12, 2022

Retail sales slow as households cut back on spending

Sales in shops have slowed significantly as households grapple with the rising costs of living, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).