July 6, 2022

Covid: The symptom ‘more likely’ to show up in the fully vaccinated as UK cases soar

COVID case numbers are hurtling towards historically high levels and the effect is starting to be seen in hospital admissions. As the UK grapples with the current wave, there is a symptom that's "more likely" to show up in the fully vaccinated.
July 6, 2022

easyJet reported to the Civil Aviation Authority over treatment of passengers with cancelled flights

Which? says it has reported easyJet to the Civil Aviation Authority, asking the regulator to investigate the airline's treatment of passengers who have their flights cancelled.
July 6, 2022

British Airways to cut a further 10,300 flights until end of October

British Airways has announced it will cut a further 10,300 short-haul flights until the end of October.
July 6, 2022

Bank of England chief economist hints at bigger interest rate rises to tackle inflation

The Bank of England's chief economist has hinted at bigger interest rate hikes to come in a bid to tackle soaring inflation.
July 6, 2022

Microsoft’s £50.5bn acquisition of Call of Duty firm to be scrutinised by UK watchdog

Microsoft's proposed acquisition of the the troubled Call of Duty and Candy Crush gaming firm Activision Blizzard for $68.7bn (£50.5bn) is being investigated.
July 6, 2022

How new chancellor Nadhim Zahawi could affect the UK’s economy and taxes

It is tempting, given the UK has a new chancellor and given Downing Street is dropping heavy hints about tax cuts, to start wondering out loud about what the past 24 hours' events mean for economic policy.
July 6, 2022

Global wheat production can be doubled, say scientists

Scientists believe that global wheat production could be doubled by accessing into the crop's "untapped genetic potential".
July 6, 2022

OPEC boss who struck deal with Russia dies just before the end of his term

The boss of OPEC - the powerful cartel that represents many of the world's biggest oil producers - has died at the age of 63.
July 6, 2022

Amazon being investigated in UK for practices which may give customers ‘worse deal’

Amazon is being investigated by Britain's antitrust watchdog over concerns that some of its practices in the UK may be anticompetitive and result in a worse deal for customers.
July 6, 2022

Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi says ‘nothing off the table’ on tax cuts and calls for caution on public sector pay rises

Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi has said there is "nothing off the table" on tax cuts and called for caution on public sector pay rises.
July 6, 2022

Timeline of crises engulfing Boris Johnson’s leadership

From standards in public life to shock resignations
July 6, 2022

Has Boris Johnson reached the point of no return after a dramatic day?

Rishi Sunak quit as chancellor, Sajid Javid resigned as health secretary and the PM was forced to apologise over the Chris Pincher row