Rishi Sunak hints at more help with rising cost of living
27 May 2022 8:59:57
The chancellor promises to "respond to the situation on the ground" as households face soaring bills.
Twitter investors sue Elon Musk and platform over takeover bid
27 May 2022 4:45:11
The lawsuit alleges the multi-billionaire's "wrongful conduct" has caused Twitter shares to plunge.
The government will face pressure to give more support if oil and gas prices do not fall, the think tank says.
Steve Jackson skips meals to help pay the rent on his vintage tea shop in Sheerness High Street.
Business confidence is falling, says Natwest boss
26 May 2022 3:03:09
Firms face problems with supply chains, energy bills and skill shortages, says Alison Rose.
Electric car rapid charging costs soar, says RAC
26 May 2022 3:02:34
Energy prices are soaring, but electric car charging is still much cheaper than petrol, says RAC.
Brits set to spend millions on Platinum Jubilee merchandise
26 May 2022 3:01:36
As the Queen's Platinum Jubilee approaches, memorabilia and flags are flying off the shelves.
McDonald's defeats Carl Icahn in vote over pigs
26 May 2022 9:59:00
McDonald's shareholders rejected proposals from Carl Icahn who voiced concerns over the treatment of pigs.
The chancellor defends measures to help with the cost of living, which he is not calling a windfall tax.
Windfall tax will drive away North Sea investors, says industry body
26 May 2022 6:43:14
Oil and gas operators fear a new levy will create "long-lasting uncertainty over future investment".
P&O Ferries boss 'incredibly sorry' for impact of sackings
26 May 2022 6:00:18
The company sacked almost 800 seafarers in March to replace them with cheaper agency workers.
Ancient DNA reveals secrets of Pompeii victims
26 May 2022 5:32:10
It is an almost complete set of "genetic instructions" from people who died when Mount Vesuvius erupted.
A flavorful field guide to foraging | Alexis Nikole Nelson
26 May 2022 4:43:54
Whether it's dandelions blooming in your backyard or purslane sprouting from the sidewalk, vegan forager Alexis Nikole Nelson is on a mission to show how freely growing flora could make its way to your plate. With contagious enthusiasm and a live cooking demo, she explains the benefits of expanding your palate to include "wild" foods that are delicious, nutritious and planet-friendly -- and gives three tips for helping others go from skeptical to confident in their own food adventures.
Cost of living: What Rishi Sunak's help means for you
26 May 2022 3:02:09
The chancellor says the new support will help with soaring bills, so how will you be impacted?
UK households to get energy bill discounts of £400 this autumn
26 May 2022 2:04:37
The poorest will also get a lump-sum of £650 to help with the cost of living, Rishi Sunak says.
Billionaire’s stake in BT faces security probe
26 May 2022 9:00:14
The UK government is using new powers to investigate Patrick Drahi's 18% holding in the telecoms giant.
Newport plant critical to easing microchip shortage, says boss
26 May 2022 5:13:20
IQE is in talks with the Welsh and UK governments over expanding its Newport factory.
Ukraine war: World Bank boss warns over global recession
26 May 2022 4:48:22
David Malpass also said coronavirus lockdowns in China are contributing to a global slowdown.
Climate Change: MPs say building demolitions must be reduced
26 May 2022 0:33:31
MPs say the amount of demolition and rebuilding must be reduced as it adds to the emissions driving climate change.
The butterflies we may never see again in Britain
26 May 2022 0:01:56
Scientists warn that 24 of Britain's butterfly species are in danger of dying out.
The meat and dairy farmers who are going vegan
25 May 2022 3:04:14
Due to animal welfare and environment concerns, some farms are converting to vegan production.
'We don't want UK-EU trade war' - Irish PM
25 May 2022 3:02:43
Micheál Martin says he is hopeful he will not have to contemplate tariffs against UK exports.
Cost of living: 'My daughter won't ask me for money for sanitary products'
25 May 2022 3:01:19
A mother explains how she can't make ends meet as data suggests more people are struggling.
Wikipedia's enduring, nuanced perspective on truth | Katherine Maher
25 May 2022 9:45:00
Even with public trust at an all-time low, Wikipedia continues to maintain people's confidence. How do they do it? Former CEO of Wikimedia Foundation Katherine Maher delves into the transparent, adaptable and community-building ways the online encyclopedia brings free and reliable information to the public -- while also accounting for bias and difference of opinion. "The seeds of our disagreement can actually become the roots of our common purpose," she says.
Robot developed that’s smaller than a flea
25 May 2022 8:02:24
Researchers at Northwestern University in the United States have created robots less than 1mm big.