October 31, 2022

Tax rises ‘likely’ as govt faces ‘unpalatable menu’ to fill £40bn black hole, leading think tank warns

Tax rises are "likely" to come soon as the government faces an "unpalatable menu" to find ways to fill a £40bn fiscal black hole, a leading think tank has warned.
October 31, 2022

Elon Musk fires entire Twitter board and makes himself sole director

Elon Musk has fired Twitter's board of directors and appointed himself its sole member - as he tests the waters by asking users if they would pay for verification on the social media platform.
October 31, 2022

Instagram ‘looking into’ sudden suspension of people’s accounts

Instagram has said it is looking into why thousands of users have suddenly had their accounts suspended.
October 31, 2022

Thousands of Instagram users warned their accounts will be suspended today

Instagram users are being hit by a rogue message that appears to suggest their accounts will be suspended by the end of today. Here are all the latest updates as Instagram confirms it is looking into the problems.
October 31, 2022

Purplebricks founder’s property portal Boomin turns to bust

Boomin, the online property portal founded by the former boss of Purplebricks, has called in liquidators after failing to secure new funding.
October 31, 2022

BritishVolt on the brink as £100m of government funding yet to materialise – source

The company behind a planned battery gigafactory to help power the UK's electric car future is on the brink of collapse because £100m of promised government funding is yet to be paid, a source has told Sky News.
October 31, 2022

Shopkeepers demand stricter laws for selling tobacco – including raising age limit

Shopkeepers are demanding stricter laws to protect people's health, with many concerned for children vaping, a new report has said.
October 31, 2022

Growing consumer caution evident as mortgage approvals and demand for borrowing ease

Lending to British consumers rose last month by less than expected and the number of mortgages approved by lenders eased back, according to Bank of England (BoE) data.
October 31, 2022

Woman, 71, finds ‘inoperable’ tumour after getting shoulder pain and ‘right hand symptoms’

The woman died within a year of diagnosis.
October 31, 2022

DEAL OF THE DAY: Shoppers are loving these air fryers from Argos and Amazon

Air fryers are the most popular kitchen gadget this year, as shoppers look to find ways to save money during the cost of living crisis.
October 31, 2022

Eurozone inflation rises far more than expected to hit record 10.7%

The annual rate of inflation in the euro zone has hit a record high of 10.7%, again exceeding levels predicted by economists and market analysts.
October 31, 2022

‘Instantly takes years off!’ Look younger with four ‘flattering’ hairstyles for women 40+

Looking to change your hair this autumn? Consider one of four "youthful" hairstyles.