5th August 2019


Trade war fears send shudder through stock markets

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption US President Donald Trump appears to have ended his truce with China Fears of a US-China trade war sent shudders through US and European stock markets on Monday, with…


20 NHS building projects given green light

Image copyright Getty Images Boris Johnson has given the green light to 20 new building and infrastructure projects in the NHS in England. The £850m package will pay for new wards, intensive care units and…




Tesco to cut 4,500 jobs across 153 Metro stores

Image copyright Alamy Supermarket giant Tesco says about 4,500 staff in 153 Tesco Metro stores are set to lose their jobs in the latest round of redundancies. The UK’s largest grocer said changes to the…



Farm theft claims at ‘seven-year high’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Farm vehicles and livestock theft have both increased, according to NFU Mutual claims data Britain’s rolling green pastures and country lanes have witnessed a spike in criminals targeting farms,…