Vice-president Mike Pence's aide Marc Short tests positive for coronavirus
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 9:33 PM
Donald Trump vs Joe Biden policies: what are their views on Covid-19, healthcare and the economy?
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 8:05 PM
Joe Biden for 2020 president: Will it be third-time lucky for Obama's right-hand man?
Meet Mike Pence, America's Vice President and Trump's right-hand man
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 8:04 PM
US election 2020: What date is it, how does voting work, and when will we get a result?
US election polls tracker: Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden win the 2020 presidential race?
Lee Kun-hee dies aged 78: Samsung's chairman passes away surrounded by family
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 7:09 PM
Brexit: Cost of everyday goods 'could rise' without a deal, hauliers warn
bbc.co.uk - 24 October 2020 7:08 PM
Freight industry body warns the lack of an agreement on tariffs could make things more expensive.
British-bred Royal Enfield speeding ahead in Asia
bbc.co.uk - 24 October 2020 4:13 PM
One of the world's oldest motorbike brands is expanding in Asia, the biggest market for two-wheelers.
Covid: The 'impossible' businesses stuck in Tier 2 'zombie land'
bbc.co.uk - 24 October 2020 4:10 PM
The latest changes for Covid job support are not enough for some stuck in England's tier system.
The Very Group shipping million parcels a week for Christmas
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 4:00 PM
Henry Birch acknowledges the sophisticated warehouse means he needs to employ around 1,000 fewer staff. Robots have replaced the product pickers.
TONY HETHERINGTON: We can't get our wedding deposit back
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 2:29 PM
We booked a reception at Pembroke Lodge in Richmond Park. The Government restrictions to tackle the pandemic meant this could not go ahead as planned. We asked for a refund, but they refused.
JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Neil Woodford must be held to account
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 2:28 PM
While most Woodford Equity Income investors I speak to want financial justice - delivered either through the courts or via the regulator - they also believe Woodford must carry the can. I agree.
We're going to court, say lawyers in Neil Woodford fight
One of the five firms looking to obtain compensation for investors who lost money in the break-up of investment fund Woodford Equity Income is set to launch a multi-million pound claim.
Banks stockpile cash for bumper bonuses: Barclays boosts payout
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 2:18 PM
Documents show Barclays has boosted this year's bonus pool for bankers by 9 per cent. And American investment banks with thousands of British-based staff also appear to be preparing for big payouts.
John Sergeant says being a vicar's son shaped his finances
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 2:01 PM
The best money decision that the broadcast journalist has ever made was buying his home in West London 40 years ago for £56,500. The Victorian pile is now worth well over £1million.
How to prime your home for a sale: House prices are at a record high
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 1:59 PM
Average house prices this week reached record highs, fuelled by the stamp duty holiday and a so-called 'race for space' as increasing numbers of us consider a change of lifestyle.
MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Gold miner hits rich seam of dividends
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 1:52 PM
Gold has been on a roll this year and every piece of bad news makes it look like a smarter investment. That's because gold comes into its own when times are hard.
The true cost of asking the postman to pick up your parcels
The concept of having letters and parcels picked up from your house has been around for more than a decade and is being offered by DPD, Hermes, DHL, TNT and the Royal Mail's spin-off Parcelforce.
Should you rely on the websites tradesmen PAY to be listed on?
Consumers groups are warning householders to be wary of a flurry of leaflets being pushed through letter boxes promoting find-a-trader websites.
Supermarket Asda plans to hire out space to other shops
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 1:51 PM
The bold plan under its new owners means the stores will remain owned by Asda but it will seek to rent out increasingly large areas to specialist retailers such as toy and fashion firms.
HAMISH MCRAE: Britain could profit if
Biden beats Trump
Some argue that the UK is likely to get a better trade deal from a Trump Administration than a Biden one. But that is not so clear.
Crispin Odey's hedge fund mulls name change
Odey Asset Management, the Mayfair-based company he founded in 1991, has also drawn up emergency plans in case he is unable to continue running investments.
AXA FRAMLINGTON GLOBAL: Fund can grow on 250% returns
Longstanding manager Jeremy Gleeson is convinced there are still rich returns to be made from investing in the world's established technology companies.
How to profit as green firms embrace The Attenborough Effect
There is growing interest in sustainable investing due to Sir David, which has prompted an increasing number of people to care about how they make their money as well as how much money they make.
Funds that manage £5 TRILLION - and cut fees using robots
Easy, cheap and abundant. That is the lure of Exchange Traded Funds - and investors are increasingly giving in to their appeal.
Serco boss blasts back at critics of Test and Trace 'shambles'
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 1:50 PM
Soames admits underwhelming efforts in the summer left the UK's system trailing other nations and says the service was overloaded by returning university students in September.
No-frills airline Wizz Air plots swoop for 1 in 5 Gatwick flights
It agreed a €3billion financing package and now hopes to expand its UK business by taking over airport slots from rival airlines after opening new bases at Gatwick and Doncaster Sheffield.
Santander making more changes to perks on 123
From Tuesday, the bank will alter the rate of cashback it pays on some bills - while doubling the monthly fee on its 123 Lite account to £2. The changes are disguised cutbacks.
Relief for investors as property funds set to resume trading
Aberdeen Standard Investments has said the suspension of dealings in Standard Life Investments UK Real Estate and Aberdeen UK Property will be lifted in just over three weeks' time.
Bosses at rail operator FirstGroup return to full salaries
In a move bound to anger commuters, executives at FirstGroup - which runs Great Western Railway and Avanti West Coast trains - quietly hiked their pay in August after taking a 20 per cent cut in March.
Hotelier rolling out overnight pre-flight Covid testing
The tests are now being offered at the five-star Sofitel at Heathrow, which connects to Terminal 5, and will be extended to the Arora Group's hotels at Gatwick and Stansted within weeks.
What are the key swing states in the 2020 election, and who is leading the battleground polls?
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 1:27 PM
Latest local lockdown rules for Scotland
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 11:53 AM
Wales 'fire break' lockdown: what are the new rules?
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 11:52 AM
North East and Newcastle in Tier 2: latest local lockdown rules
South Yorkshire in Tier 3: latest local lockdown rules for Sheffield, Leeds and West Yorkshire
Greater Manchester Tier 3 lockdown: what are the local restrictions?
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 11:51 AM
My wife and I were charged extra at Brewers Fayre because we shared our breakfast. Is this right?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 11:34 AM
My wife and I were charged for two cooked breakfasts even though my wife only had a bit of mine. Surely this isn't allowed and customers can share their food however they please?
Has the V-shaped recovery turned into a double-dip? This is Money podcast
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 11:31 AM
It's likely that the UK will emerge from recession with growth over this quarter, but is it on track to head straight back into another slump?
My smart meter won't work and I have been told they cannot be fixed or updated. What can I do?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 11:04 AM
I moved supplier a couple of years ago to save money on my energy bills. However, when I did my smart meter stopped working. What can I do to get my smart meter working again?
Woman found dead at National Trust reserve at centre of murder investigation
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 9:54 AM
Suicide bombing in Kabul kills at least 18, including children
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 9:07 AM
Welcome to Wales under Covid 'firebreak' rules: No books, cinemas or road trips to England
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 9:00 AM
US coronavirus cases hit record high as Donald Trump promises to 'quickly end' the pandemic
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 7:15 AM
Ethiopia blasts Donald Trump remark that Egypt will 'blow up' dam
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 6:46 AM
Halloween 2020: trick-or-treating, fancy dress costumes and why we carve pumpkins on October 31
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 4:48 AM
The latest local lockdown restrictions in Manchester, Wales, Liverpool, and South Yorkshire
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 4:43 AM
What tier is my area in? Use our Covid lockdown map to check your postcode
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 4:38 AM
What the new three-tier lockdown rules mean for you
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 4:36 AM
UK economy at risk of double-dip
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 4:18 AM
Retail sales climbed by another 1.5 per cent in September - taking gains in the third quarter of the year to a record 17.4 per cent. Sales are now 5.5 per cent higher than they were in February.
Asian murder hornets: Scientists discover first nest in US
Telegraph.co.uk - 24 October 2020 3:55 AM
Torsus unveils the most extreme school bus on the planet
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 2:55 AM
Kitted out with long-travel suspension, chunky off-road tyres and a chassis that can withstand blows from harsh terrains, it can take 35 kids on the most challenging school runs.
Tesla unleashes 'Full Self-Driving Beta' - but with raft of safety warnings
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 2:39 AM
The US car maker will release the technology to a few select customers before expanding its availability 'extremely slowly and cautiously, as it should' at a an cost of $2,000.
The man who taught Uber how to say sorry
bbc.co.uk - 24 October 2020 1:57 AM
Economist John List had a bad ride with Uber and never got an apology, so he showed them the best way to do it.
Ooh la la! The French have raised the bar for interiors
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 1:48 AM
From the high-waisted black culottes and white shirt combo effortlessly carried off by Emily's boss Sylvie, to flattering mid-century furniture, Emily In Paris's style encapsulates Parisian chic.
Nick Train makes rare new holding in credit scoring company Experian
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 1:45 AM
Star fund manager Nick Train, known for his 'buy and hold' approach has made a rare new purchase in credit reporting company Experian, and claims 'he should have owned it years ago'.
ALEX BRUMMER: Private equity predators land in the UK
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 1:33 AM
The arrival of Lone Star on the scene as the saviour of McCarthy & Stone provokes fears of a financial dystopia where the UK's future is decided by anonymous tycoons based in Texas.
Airline regulator slammed after botching customer complaints review
www.dailymail.co.uk - 24 October 2020 1:26 AM
The CCA failed to notify airlines, airports, consumer champions, individuals and organisations of proposed changes to how customer complaints are handled after 'an IT error'.
Donald Trump calls Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen 'a creep' and 'a phony guy'
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 9:47 PM
North Korea warns citizens to stay indoors as dust from China might carry coronavirus
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 9:27 PM
Hundreds of protesters clash with police over coronavirus restrictions in Naples
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 8:58 PM
Police looking for pair who offered to call ambulance for dying elderly woman 'but stole her phone and purse'
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 7:20 PM
Top shareholder backs Boohoo chiefs amid call for founder to quit
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 October 2020 2:34 PM
MPs called for Mahmud Kamani to step down as an executive director after an explosive report found illegally low pay and life-threatening conditions for workers in its Leicester clothes factories.
Lexus on the charge: RAY MASSEY tests the new UX 300-e electric SUV
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 October 2020 2:27 PM
The family- oriented off-roader comes in three grades: the standard UX priced from £40,900, Premium Plus Pack from £44,400 and the top-end Takumi Pack (which I tried) from £50,500.
London Stock Exchange's £20bn merger with Refinitiv delayed to 2021
The LSE had hoped to complete the £20bn merger this year, as soon as it got the green light from European competition regulators. Shares slipped 0.9 per cent, or 78p, to 8438p.
US vultures swoop on British builder: McCarthy & Stone backs £630m bid
American buy-out firm Lone Star is closing in on a deal for McCarthy & Stone for £630m. The offer of £1.15 a share is a premium of 39 per cent on Thursday's price of 83p.
Barclays boss Jes Staley clings onto his job for at another two years
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 October 2020 2:26 PM
Staley said earlier this year that he would leave in 2021, after a probe into his association with Jeffrey Epstein raised concerns with investors. But after Barclays backtracked when the pandemic hit
Under-fire Virgin Holidays promises to refund £203m to customers
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 October 2020 2:25 PM
The Competition and Markets Authority investigated it after being alerted that some consumers were waiting 'an unreasonably long time' to get their money back.
MARKET REPORT: How Novacyt has turned £10,000 into nearly £1m
Novacyt, a France-based biotechnology company whose Primerdesign outpost in Southampton designed one of the first Covid tests in January and is now supplying the world with kits.
DIRECTOR DEALS: Marshalls finance director Jack Clarke
Clarke, 54, said it was for 'personal tax purposes' and that he still owned more than the minimum requirement of 200 per cent of his salary. He has been with the company since 2014.
TRUST WATCH: Axiom European Financial Debt Fund
Rather than investing in stocks, it buys debt and other instruments issued by banks to meet their regulatory requirements. It aims to provide investors with an annual return of around 10 per cent.
PUNT OF THE WEEK: Veterinary and pet pharma firm CVS
Pet care products and clinics have performed well despite the pandemic - and CVS reported revenue growth of 5.2 per cent in the year to the end of June.
Is Europe next stop for profits? EU firms could boost your capital
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 October 2020 2:24 PM
The Stoxx 600 index, which includes companies of all sizes in 17 EU and non-EU member states, is in an unhappy condition, weighed down by banks and utility groups whose profits are falling.
Pharma boss sentenced to six months in a US jail over opioid scandal
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 October 2020 2:01 PM
Shaun Thaxter, 53, pleaded guilty in July to a criminal charge related to how the firm marketed best-selling opioid addiction treatment, suboxone. He will also pay £460,000 in fines.
Aid workers employed by Government banned from sexual relationships with victims of humanitarian disasters
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 1:00 PM
Libyan rival armies agree ceasefire and departure of all foreign mercenaries
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 10:15 AM
Friday evening news briefing: Family Christmas 'wishful thinking'
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 9:12 AM
IHG continues to open hotels as occupancy rates recover strongly
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 October 2020 8:56 AM
Almost 200 sites stayed shut at the end of last month however as travel restrictions and quarantine rules continued to suppress the international tourism and business travel market.
Fidelity International buys Legal & General Investment Management
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 October 2020 8:52 AM
The deal, which is expected to be completed sometime over the coming 12 months, will bring around another 300,000 customers with £5.8billion of assets under Fidelity's control.
Gap considers closing all its UK stores
bbc.co.uk - 23 October 2020 7:50 AM
Thousands of jobs could be at risk as the US clothing chain mulls closing its company-owned shops.
Business focus: Why retirement housing looks attractive to investors
www.standard.co.uk - 23 October 2020 7:15 AM
As Lone Star makes a bid for McCarthy & Stone, Joanna Bourke looks at why UK retirement housing looks attractive to investors.
SMALL CAP MOVERS: Open Orphan wins Government Covid contract
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 October 2020 6:15 AM
Open Orphan, which rocketed 450 per cent to 26p in the year to date, will first manufacture a copy of the virus, test it and then use it in three trials sponsored by the government.
Woman who practised knife fights with terror plot brother spared jail again
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 5:54 AM
The 44 Presidents of the United States who came before Donald Trump
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 5:36 AM
Why big firms are to blame for the City being a ghost town
www.standard.co.uk - 23 October 2020 5:08 AM
For several months I've been making a weekly homage to the Square Mile to meet up for a drink and a gossip with, well, anyone really.
Covid: Virgin Holidays 'must pay refunds or face court'
bbc.co.uk - 23 October 2020 4:56 AM
The regulator sets deadlines for refunds to be paid, but the company says it is "98% through the queue".
Covid-19 app users can't get isolation payment
bbc.co.uk - 23 October 2020 4:10 AM
An alert issued via the app will not mean the recipient can claim a payment for self-isolating.
KFC to create 5,400 jobs in the UK and Ireland
The chain says some jobs will be partly funded by the UK's Kickstart scheme, which aims to help young people.
Coronavirus: New evidence of how curbs harm economy
www.standard.co.uk - 23 October 2020 4:06 AM
Fresh clampdowns on pubs and restaurants have put the brake on growth in the services sector, according to a key survey today.
Covid-19 tests: What you need to know about booking and waiting for results
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 3:43 AM
Dangerous products: 'I heard a loud crackle and bang'
bbc.co.uk - 23 October 2020 3:26 AM
Worries over dangerous products sold via online marketplaces prompt a call for changes in the law.
Nigeria president warns protesters as unrest flares
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 3:01 AM
Rule of six: The latest social distancing rules and exemptions
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 2:55 AM
Shoppers defy economic gloom in September
bbc.co.uk - 23 October 2020 2:51 AM
The amount of retail sales saw a 1.5% rise last month, boosted by DIY and garden items.
London in Tier 2 lockdown: what are the new restrictions?
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 2:49 AM
Will England go into a 'circuit breaker' lockdown?
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 2:44 AM
How many coronavirus cases have there been in your area? Use our tool to find out
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 2:35 AM
UK Covid-19 cases and deaths: how the UK is coping with a second wave
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 2:34 AM
Police 'failings' to be considered at new inquest into death of Susan Nicholson
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 2:24 AM
Britain and Japan sign post-Brexit trade deal
bbc.co.uk - 23 October 2020 1:53 AM
The countries formally sign a deal described by the UK's international trade secretary as "ground-breaking".
Furlough fraudsters 'may have stolen more than £3bn'
bbc.co.uk - 23 October 2020 1:51 AM
The National Audit Office spending watchdog says a scheme designed to protect jobs was open to abuse.
Over 21k dashcam clips of dangerous driving given to police in 2 years
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 October 2020 1:45 AM
Some 52% of cases resulted in drivers being taken to court or sent to awareness courses, or issued with fixed penalty notices or warning letters, says the company behind the national portal.
Dr Jill Biden: meet Joe Biden's wife and rock behind his election campaign
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 1:45 AM
Kamala Harris: how the 'Tony Blair of San Francisco' made her name and became Joe Biden's VP pick
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 1:42 AM
Latest local lockdown rules for Northern Ireland
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 1:21 AM
Lancashire in Tier 3: latest local lockdown rules
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 1:19 AM
Birmingham in Tier 2: latest local lockdown rules
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 1:12 AM
Liverpool and Merseyside in tier 3: latest local lockdown rules
Telegraph.co.uk - 23 October 2020 12:41 AM
Simon English: Barclays on banker bonuses - damned if it does, damned if it doesn't
www.standard.co.uk - 23 October 2020 12:30 AM
Barclays has a quandary. A dividend dilemma, perhaps.
My fridge is broken but John Lewis can't give me a time to fix it
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 October 2020 12:13 AM
The seal on my fridge door came away and now I can't keep food in there as it goes off quickly. I have tried to sort this out with John Lewis but they are not being helpful. What can I do?
What is the cheapest way to send money to my daughter in Australia?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 October 2020 12:11 AM
Britain's high street banks can charge hefty fees to those sending and receiving money across borders, and often take a chunk of commission rate on the exchange rate too.
Mortgage holidays end: How to get your finances back on track
www.dailymail.co.uk - 23 October 2020 12:07 AM
While the scheme officially ends at the end of the month, banks today confirmed that they will offer a range of options to support the financially vulnerable.
The countries exempt from England's travel quarantine - full list
Telegraph.co.uk - 22 October 2020 11:37 PM
Friday morning news briefing: Has Donald Trump left it too late?
Telegraph.co.uk - 22 October 2020 11:22 PM
Australian police not investigating Vatican money transfers
Telegraph.co.uk - 22 October 2020 11:11 PM
Barclays smashes City forecasts as investment bank booms
www.standard.co.uk - 22 October 2020 10:26 PM
US private equity giant Lone Star in bid to buy retirement housebuilder McCarthy & Stone
www.standard.co.uk - 22 October 2020 10:25 PM
US private equity giant Lone Star has made an offer to acquire McCarthy & Stone in a deal that values the UK retirement housebuilder at around £630 million.
British ex-chief executive of opioid addict treatment group Indivior, Shaun Thaxter, jailed in US for six months
www.standard.co.uk - 22 October 2020 10:21 PM
Dramatic fall from grace comes four months after high-flier quit as chief executive with £2.3 million payoff
Smaller TVs no longer good value, says Which? as picture and sound suffer
Telegraph.co.uk - 22 October 2020 10:01 PM
FTSE 100 set to rise as Boris Johnson hails trade deal with Japan - Britain's first since Brexit vote
www.standard.co.uk - 22 October 2020 9:04 PM
Boohoo shares may rise as shareholder Jupiter backs management after Leicester factory scandal
Huawei 'forging forward' despite Trump sanctions
bbc.co.uk - 22 October 2020 8:14 PM
The phone maker is at the centre of the Trump administration's crackdown on Chinese tech firms.
Study finds that plasma of recovered Covid-19 patients is of limited use as a treatment
Telegraph.co.uk - 22 October 2020 7:47 PM
Vets raise risk of bird flu hitting the UK to medium after Netherlands infection
Telegraph.co.uk - 22 October 2020 7:08 PM
'A big supermarket shop feels frivolous now'
bbc.co.uk - 22 October 2020 4:19 PM
Families from both ends of the income spectrum have had to tighten their belts in the last six months.
The apps promising to improve your sex life
bbc.co.uk - 22 October 2020 4:14 PM
There are a growing number of apps that promise to help with sexual wellbeing, but are they effective?
Presidential debate 2020: What time is Trump and Biden's final face-off tonight, and how can I watch it live in the UK?
Telegraph.co.uk - 22 October 2020 3:32 PM
Moneysupermarket.com revenues fall as electricity supply switching drops
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 2:33 PM
Despite growing in July, revenues at the group's Home services division tumbled by 13 per cent to £15.5million in the three months to September 30.
Sunak's bailout package sends budget deficit towards £400bn
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 2:30 PM
Business leaders hailed the generosity of the compensation package, which will support struggling firms hit by Tier Two restrictions and includes changes to the Job Support Scheme.
Nationwide to issue credit cards made from recycled plastic
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 2:29 PM
Nationwide, which is the UK's largest building society, has pledged to eliminate single-use plastics by 2025. The cards made from recycled PVC materials will be rolled out from next spring.
Airbnb hires Sir Jony Ive for redesign ahead of a £23bn float
The home rental site has hired Ive's company, LoveFrom, to revamp its app and website, as well as create new products in a 'special collaboration' that will last for several years.
Bank of England 'not poised to bring in negative interest rates'
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 2:28 PM
Speculation has been mounting that the central bank could take rates into negative territory as early as next month in a bid to prop up the economy as it reels from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Investors flock to funds with heavy exposure to booming US stocks
Investors flocked to global funds with heavy exposure to US stocks, the investment platform revealed, as markets across the pond bounced back quickly following the coronavirus lockdown.
London landlord Shaftesbury seeks to raise £297m in cash call
The firm, which owns Carnaby Street (pictured) said it would use the cash to pay down its debt, invest in refurbishments, and give it breathing space ahead of what is expected to be a tough winter.
Countrywide investors clash over estate agent's planned rescue
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 2:26 PM
Countrywide said private equity firm Alchemy Partners was planning to hand it a £90m lifeline. The deal would see Countrywide executive chairman Peter Long (pictured) replaced.
ALEX BRUMMER: Flight plans kept on hold
It is incomprehensible that it is only in the last week that a pay-as-you-fly testing system has been established at Heathrow for travellers to Italy and Hong Kong.
MARKET REPORT: Stark winter for airlines as more flights grounded
British Airways-owner IAG is the latest airline to cut its upcoming flight schedule, citing the failure of governments to support airport testing and rising cases in many countries.
Viagogo could be forced to sell Stubhub following competition probe
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 1:56 PM
The ticket resale site may be forced to sell part or all of Stubhub after the watchdog found the £3.2bn tie-up could lead to higher fees for fans and lower quality services.
Goldman fined £2.2bn in 1MDB Malaysia fraud scandal
Goldman bankers were accused of helping playboy financier Jho Low (pictured with musician Alicia Keys) funnel billions of dollars out of Malaysia's state-owned 1MDB redevelopment fund.
Long Covid warning as health secretary says one in 10 under-50s are at risk
Telegraph.co.uk - 22 October 2020 12:08 PM
Chancellor doubles SEISS grant amount but many still excluded
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 12:00 PM
Rishi Sunak has announced he is increasing the SEISS grant covering average monthly profits from 20 per cent to 40 per cent - but many of the self-employed remain overlooked.
Goldman Sachs to pay $3bn over 1MDB corruption scandal
bbc.co.uk - 22 October 2020 10:47 AM
The investment bank will pay a record sum for violating bribery laws in the 1MDB corruption affair.
Ghislaine Maxwell: Intimate details of personal life released in sworn testimony
Telegraph.co.uk - 22 October 2020 10:08 AM
Huawei Mate 40 phones launch despite chip freeze
bbc.co.uk - 22 October 2020 10:02 AM
Chinese firm says its new phones are powered by the world's fastest mobile processor.
We reveal the most and least reliable used SUVs
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 9:54 AM
Buyers need to tread carefully when buying an SUV, as there is a big difference between the most and least reliable - huge repair bills.
Coronavirus: Canary Islands added to UK's safe travel list
bbc.co.uk - 22 October 2020 9:27 AM
UK tourists will also no longer need to quarantine after visiting Mykonos, the Maldives and Denmark.
TONY HETHERINGTON: I paid £799 for travel insurance for just one trip
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 9:16 AM
I bought a multi-trip annual travel insurance policy from Staysure last October. We had a holiday last December, but when the Government advised against all travel, I hoped to get a partial refund.
Thursday evening news briefing: Rishi Sunak turns on spending taps again
Telegraph.co.uk - 22 October 2020 9:03 AM
New government Covid scheme to pay up to half of wages
bbc.co.uk - 22 October 2020 8:34 AM
Chancellor Rishi Sunak increases support for firms and workers as lockdown restrictions spread.
Goldman Sachs fined £96 million by UK's Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority as part of $2.9 billion settlement over 1MDB Malaysia corruption scandal
www.standard.co.uk - 22 October 2020 8:08 AM
City watchdogs, the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, today fined Goldman Sachs International in London £96.6 million over the Malaysian 1MDB scandal as part of a $2.9 billion global settlement against the investment bank.
Don't be fooled by the City scribblers: Joe Biden will be good for British champs like Unilever
www.standard.co.uk - 22 October 2020 7:42 AM
If you haven't been a long-term Unilever fan, you should have been. Its ethical credentials, strong investment behind its brands and fairness to employees are a good advert for capitalism.
Protect the elderly with a £46k social care cap, say MPs
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 5:41 AM
The current means-tested system is unfair, confusing, demeaning and 'frightening for the most vulnerable people in our society, and their families', according to the health and social care committee.
South Korea sticks to flu vaccine plan despite safety fears after 25 die
Telegraph.co.uk - 22 October 2020 4:52 AM
Sweden loosens Covid lockdown rules for elderly and vulnerable due to mental health impact of lockdown
Telegraph.co.uk - 22 October 2020 4:41 AM
The US election result isn't what matters most to markets
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 4:27 AM
A fiscal stimulus package somewhere in the order of $2trillion is imminent, whoever wins at the ballot box. This could put fuel in the rockets of the US economy.
Changes to planning regulations could see thousands of homes built across London rooftops
www.standard.co.uk - 22 October 2020 4:24 AM
More than 136000 homes could be built on top of existing London rooftops using the latest planning regulations, according to new research.
Honda and Renault are latest to pull diesel cars from UK showrooms
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 4:05 AM
Automotive industry experts and analysts have given their verdict on the future of diesel in UK showrooms as demand for oil burners continues to wane.
Private equity titan Blackstone demands 33% BAME, gender and LGBTQ "diversity" on boards of companies it invests in
www.standard.co.uk - 22 October 2020 4:01 AM
Private equity giant Blackstone today announced a radical decree that the boards of all the companies it invests in must have at least 33% of directors from "diverse" backgrounds.
Saad Hariri, ousted as Lebanon's prime minister last year, chosen as country's new prime minister
Telegraph.co.uk - 22 October 2020 3:45 AM
No savings account from Britain's biggest banks even matches inflation of 0.5%
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 3:36 AM
While 444 savings accounts match or better the latest inflation rate of 0.5% (down from 661 last month), not a single one is offered by a major name, according to figures from Moneyfacts.
Switch energy deals WITHOUT a hitch: Beware these seven costly catches
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 2:53 AM
With millions of us now expected to be working from home, heating bills are set to soar. So, as the cold nights approach, now is the perfect time to make sure we have the best energy deal.
Businesses urge ministers not to raise cost of London transport
www.standard.co.uk - 22 October 2020 2:42 AM
Businesses across London have urged ministers and the Mayor to strike a deal to stop public transport prices surging in the capital, warning big increases will worsen the economic disaster of Covid-19.
Bonfire Night 2020: the story of Guy Fawkes, gunpowder, treason and plot
Telegraph.co.uk - 22 October 2020 2:37 AM
Banks refuse to mortgage flats over cladding fears
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 2:26 AM
Growing numbers of homeowners are resorting to firms that pay cash for unwanted properties at cut prices. Some have been forced to accept reductions of 40 per cent on their asking price.
House prices pushed to record high but local lockdowns loom
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 1:53 AM
In the year to August, property prices increased by an average of 2.5 per cent, or £6,000 compared to a year ago, the Office for National Statistics and Land Registry said.
Borrowers face 'lender lottery' as 323,000 payment freezes end soon
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 1:25 AM
Hundreds of thousands of people still on breaks from their mortgages and unsecured debts face a potential 'lender lottery' from next month as blanket protections are removed.
PayPal customers will be slapped with a £12 'inactivity fee'
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 1:15 AM
The US-based company said PayPal customers with an empty account with a balance of zero will not be charged any fee, even if the account is still linked up to a bank account.
Do I have to register my appliance to validate my guarantee?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 22 October 2020 12:26 AM
Whenever I buy a gadget, appliance, or other electrical item there is a leaflet inside that says something like 'register to validate your guarantee' or warranty. Should I be registering my products?
Business owner fuming after BT tries to charge him £331 a year to advertise in phone book
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 October 2020 11:46 PM
Stephen Slyth said he received a letter from the telecoms firm advising him he would be charged £22.99 a month plus VAT to keep his company being advertised in the phone book.
Thursday morning news briefing: 'Preventative' Tier 3 lockdowns possible
Telegraph.co.uk - 21 October 2020 11:26 PM
Shaftesbury taps shareholders for £297m to help it ride out the coronavirus crisis
www.standard.co.uk - 21 October 2020 11:11 PM
London landlord Shaftesbury is looking to tap shareholders for nearly £300 million to shore up its balance sheet during the coronavirus crisis.
British Airways owner IAG crashes into e1.3 billion loss over the summer quarter as Covid-19 restrictions and quarantines hammer demand
www.standard.co.uk - 21 October 2020 10:41 PM
British Airways owner IAG's moves to slash flights amid extensions of quarantines and travel restrictions sent it tumbling into a e1.3 billion loss in the past three months but the group said it had enough cash to survive.
AJ Bell sees funds jump as savers look for returns during crisis
www.standard.co.uk - 21 October 2020 10:20 PM
RETAIL investors hunkered down at home during lockdown and since have been playing the stock market and beefing up savings – a result for the big trading platforms.
Moneysupermarket's troubles grow as motor insurance market slows and energy switching halts as price caps lower bills
www.standard.co.uk - 21 October 2020 10:14 PM
Under-pressure price comparison website Moneysupermarket today warned Covid-19 was hitting demand for insurance products, as even the previously strong growth in its motor cover business has been slowing.
Stop the stamp duty cut driving up house prices by making it permanent
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 October 2020 10:00 PM
Warned as they may be that it could prove a false economy, aspiring home buyers are busy trying to move before the stamp duty holiday deadline.
Housebuilder Hill plans land buying spree in London
www.standard.co.uk - 21 October 2020 9:57 PM
Hill Group, one of the UK's largest private housebuilders, said it has set aside £300 million for a land buying spree in London.
FTSE 100 falls despite hopes Boris Johnson may get his Brexit deal as focus moves to dwindling hopes of a Covid-19 bailout in Donald Trump's America
www.standard.co.uk - 21 October 2020 9:00 PM
Asia stocks fell this morning over concerns for the US fiscal stimulus plan
BBC's Martin Bashir 'seriously unwell' with Covid-19 related illness
Telegraph.co.uk - 21 October 2020 7:03 PM
Payment holidays: 'I can't afford to be out of work'
bbc.co.uk - 21 October 2020 4:55 PM
People needing a break from paying bills owing to coronavirus pressures will be judged differently from 31 October.
Will cruise ships return to Venice?
bbc.co.uk - 21 October 2020 4:19 PM
Pressure is mounting on the Italian authorities to decide on the future of cruise ships in Venice.
Tesla on track to deliver 500,000 cars despite Covid
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 October 2020 2:34 PM
Tesla, led by maverick entrepreneur Elon Musk (pictured), said revenue rose to a record £6.7bn from £4.8bn a year earlier - well ahead of the £6.4bn analysts had pencilled in.
Steelworkers cheer £2bn pension deal: 30,000 set for retirement boost
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 October 2020 2:27 PM
Insurance provider Pension Insurance Corporation has agreed to buy out the Old British Steel Pension Scheme and take responsibility for more than 30,000 workers's retirement funds.
£12bn wiped off Netflix with fewer customers joining over the summer
Netflix added 2.2m paid subscribers around the world in the three months to the end of September as it released Enola Holmes, The Devil All the Time and Emily in Paris (pictured).
Victory for firms as insurers agree to pay on interruption policies
Hordes of companies had taken out 'Resilience' policies from RSA. They expected these business interruption policies to cover them for losses when they were forced to close during lockdown.
Crippling coronavirus rules just make no sense, says Mecca bingo boss
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 October 2020 2:26 PM
John O'Reilly, whose company Rank Group owns 77 Mecca bingo halls and 51 Grosvenor casinos, said it was 'impossible' to run a business when venues are shut 'on a whim'.
MARKET REPORT: Gold miners tarnished by production troubles
Centamin tumbled after admitting production will fall short of expectations and costs will jump, this year and next. Work at its flagship Sukari mine in Egypt has been disrupted by ground disturbance.
Live music industry 'decimated' by pandemic with 170,000 jobs at risk
Artists, including Taylor Swift (pictured), Elton John and Michael Buble, have postponed tours due to coronavirus and thousands of venues expect to be shut well into 2021.
ALEX BRUMMER: Betrayal of the Square Mile
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 October 2020 1:51 PM
As a Brexit supporter I naively thought that the City would find ways of emerging relatively unscathed from leaving the European Union.
Goldman set to plead guilty in Malaysia fraud
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 October 2020 1:50 PM
Goldman bankers were accused of helping Jho Low (pictured with actor Leonardo DiCaprio), a Malaysian financier, to funnel billions of dollars out of Malaysia's 1MDB fund.
Cancelled chemo, no savings and bills mounting up - where to get help
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 October 2020 12:26 PM
Bill McGregor, 71, from Dundee, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in January last year. He had surgery to remove his prostate, but the cancer has now spread to lymph nodes in his pelvis.
Wednesday evening news briefing: South Yorkshire in Tier 3 - where is next?
Telegraph.co.uk - 21 October 2020 9:09 AM
Fresnillo cuts gold production forecasts as Covid-19 impacts Mexican mines
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 October 2020 8:57 AM
It blamed the reduction in workers at its Herradura mine as well as 'lower than expected' ore grades for its curtailed projections. Shares fell 5.3 per cent during the day to £12.75.
Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in remarks which delight liberals but dismay conservatives
Telegraph.co.uk - 21 October 2020 7:38 AM
London MPs must fight Congestion Charge extension and Tube or bus fare hikes, businesses urge
www.standard.co.uk - 21 October 2020 7:38 AM
Mayor Sadiq Khan is being pressurised into drastic measures to keep government funding of Transport for London
Should you buy a home in the stamp duty holiday or will it cost you more?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 October 2020 7:35 AM
Financial giant L&G said purchases can take three to five months to complete, but with asking prices hitting a record high, rushing to buy could prove a false economy.
Will Covid-19 hasten axing of state pension 'triple lock'?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 October 2020 6:52 AM
The triple lock means annual state pension rises are decided by whatever is the highest of price inflation, average earnings growth or 2.5 per cent.
"Brisk" pre-letting of London offices expected, analysts say
www.standard.co.uk - 21 October 2020 6:40 AM
A number of office lettings are expected to be signed, despite fears that businesses will hold off leasing decisions while people continue to work from home, according to new research.
Male teacher chosen for job over female rival because he had 'strong handshake', tribunal hears
Telegraph.co.uk - 21 October 2020 6:31 AM
Can I go for a business lunch under Tier 2 restrictions? What we know so far
www.standard.co.uk - 21 October 2020 5:46 AM
There is much to be said for no longer having to go to the office. Saving on commute time, the end of sad desk sandwiches and working in pyjamas all spring to mind.
UK Government slammed for proposed £7m Highways England rebrand
www.dailymail.co.uk - 21 October 2020 5:30 AM
The switch comes just 5 years after the company was renamed from Highways Agency in 2015 and in the wake of it spearheading 'death-trap' smart motorways conversions.