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COVID-19: Travel industry says return of pre-departure tests for all UK arrivals is a 'devastating blow'…

Airline operators have said the return of pre-departure coronavirus tests for all international arrivals to the UK will be a "devastating blow for…

Former BT Group chairman du Plessis in frame to chair UK audit watchdog

Jan du Plessis, the former chairman of BT Group and a host of other FTSE-100 companies, is a leading candidate to chair Britain's audit watchdog as…

COVID-19: Number 10 confirm they will hold Christmas parties as PM says the festive period 'should go…

Downing Street have confirmed "in-person events" such as parties will be held in the lead up to the festive period as Boris Johnson said he believes…

Boots owner to explore sale of UK’s biggest high street chemist chain

The parent company of Boots, Britain's biggest high street chemist, is to explore a sale of the business next year that could value it at well over…

Grenfell fire: Backlash against Mercedes F1 team over tower insulation firm sponsorship

The Mercedes Formula One team, which includes Britain's Lewis Hamilton in its driver line-up, is facing a backlash for a sponsorship deal from a company…

Bank of England rate hike supporter gets Omicron jitters as firms face 'strongest inflation pressures…

A member of the Bank of England committee which sets interest rates has backtracked on his support for a hike, saying he first wants to see data on…

Johnson pledges legal help to woo electric vehicle giant Rivian to Britain

Boris Johnson has pledged to use special legal powers to persuade an electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer backed by Amazon to establish a European base…

UK now has 'record 3.5 million job ads' ahead of Christmas peak demand

The number of job vacancies in the UK has hit a new record 3.5 million ahead of the Christmas peak according to a closely-watched report - double the…

US watchdog seeks to block $40bn takeover of UK's Arm Holdings by America's Nvidia

America's Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is suing to block the $40bn takeover of UK chip designer Arm Holdings by America's Nvidia.

Treasury to kick off search for new Bank of England Court chair

Ministers are poised to kick off a search for the next chair of the Court of the Bank of England, a crucial role in holding the central bank to account…

Shell scraps plans to develop controversial Cambo oil field in North Sea

Oil giant Shell has scrapped plans to develop the controversial Cambo oil field in the North Sea.

COVID-19: Stranded British travellers face spending Christmas in quarantine hotels

British travellers in South Africa face the prospect of spending Christmas in quarantine hotels as there are not enough rooms to accommodate the number…

Farmers to be paid to look after soil – as charities say plans for sustainable land break Brexit…

Farmers will be paid to look after soil on their land under a new incentive scheme to replace EU subsidies - but environmental charities have said…

Lord Rothermere raises offer for Daily Mail owner after investor backlash

Lord Rothermere, the biggest shareholder in the company behind the Daily Mail, has increased his offer to take the company private for a second time…

Are you richer than before the pandemic? It probably helped if you were well-off already

Did your household emerge from 2020 better or worse off?